Holland America Line knows the trend for savvy travelers is to book vacations well in advance. To encourage early cruise bookings the line is returning with its popular “Explore4” savings program that is better than before with four exceptional offers on select 2015 and 2016 sailings.
Travelers looking to see more of the South American ports beyond a tour that lasts only a few hours can embark on an overland journey or extended shore excursion that goes to places unreached by cruise ships.
South America is full of contrasts. From the piercing blue ice of Antarctica to the lush jungles of the Amazon, it’s a continent that truly has something for everyone.
From a sunset in the Med and the fjords of Norway to the glaciers of Alaska and lush landscapes of the South Pacific, the world is full of beautiful scenery.
For every avid traveler — and for this who just love adventure — a trip to Antarctica truly is a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Antarctica is one of the most remote parts of the world, so it takes time and extensive planning to get there.
Thanks to Mariner William Cowart for sending int his sweet photo taken aboard one of his many voyages! This is among my wonderful memories of our cruise to Antarctica. We have had 13 cruises with Holland America from Norway to Hawaii twice and Alaska twice.
Thanks to guest Cheryl Kaufenberg for sending in these stunning photos from her South America and Antarctica cruise. We sailed on the last of the winter 2013 South America/Antarctica cruises out of Buenos Aires on HAL’s Veendam. Weather the entire time was absolutely fantastic allowing us first of all to spend a day in Stanley… read more of “Sailing South to…”
Thanks to HAL guests Bert Hoekman and Renée Hoekman-Sulman for sending in this beautiful photo that was taken in Antarctica, while on their cruise with Veendam. I wanted to share this picture of Glacier Alley taken last year on board Veendam. We were able to catch these spectacular light and dark contrasts while sailing on… read more of “Capturing Memories…”