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South Pacific 101: Cruise Through Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia

South Pacific 101: Cruise Through Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia

You’ve booked a Holland America Line cruise to the South Pacific … or you’re thinking about it. You’ve read the itineraries pronouncing the tropical island names as you imagine yourself sunbathing in a tiki hut over sparkling waters and drinking from a coconut. With more than 20,000 islands, 35 million inhabitants and 28 official languages,…   read more of “South Pacific 101:…”

Looking for a Unique Adventure? Cruise From Sea to Sea on a Repositioning Voyage

Looking for a Unique Adventure? Cruise From Sea to Sea on a Repositioning Voyage

Summer is coming! That means the Med is heating up and Alaska is entering prime-time for cruising. Across the fleet Holland America Line ships are preparing to reposition from their winter homes in the Caribbean and other tropical regions to temperate climates that have shorter-but-sweet cruise seasons. As the ships move from one region to…   read more of “Looking for a…”

Holland America Anniversary Sale Provides Perks for Shore Tours, Dining & More

Holland America Anniversary Sale Provides Perks for Shore Tours, Dining & More

Guests looking to set sail on their next Holland America Line vacation have until June 1, 2015, to book a cruise to take advantage of upgrades, special savings, onboard credits, dining packages and more during the line’s Anniversary Sale. Valid on numerous select voyages sailing from summer 2015 through spring 2016, the sale was launched to…   read more of “Holland America…”

Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

When taking a Holland America Line cruise, you can expect incredible shore excursions, tailor-made to offer the best experience at every port. Holland America Line has grouped many of the tours into five distinct collections, so you’ll know exactly what to look for when booking your tours in advance or onboard. Each collection is centered…   read more of “Shore Excursion…”

Looking for Adventure? Fly, Bike and Hike on a Holland America Line Hawaiian Cruise

Looking for Adventure? Fly, Bike and Hike on a Holland America Line Hawaiian Cruise

When it comes to Hawaii, the question is never really whether you’ve dreamed about visiting, rather how often you dream about visiting. Being the only state made up entirely of islands — there’s no easier way to see it than on a cruise, and Holland America Line has put together itineraries and shore excursions that…   read more of “Looking for…”

Veendam Rescues Pilot Who Ditched His Plane in the Pacific Ocean

Veendam Rescues Pilot Who Ditched His Plane in the Pacific Ocean

It’s another Holland America Line cruise ship to the rescue! Marking our third rescue this month, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 5:21 p.m. local time, Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue Pilot Louis Morton who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue…   read more of “Veendam Rescues…”