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Cruisers Can Move Up and Get More with New ‘View & Verandah’ Promotion

Cruisers Can Move Up and Get More with New ‘View & Verandah’ Promotion

Holland America Line has launched a “View and Verandah” sale to entice savvy travelers to plan ahead and book a 2016 or 2017 cruise. The special offers include free stateroom upgrades, up to 10 percent off select shore excursions and savings on Collectors’ Voyages if booked by Feb. 29, 2016. “Cruisers tend to be planners,…   read more of “Cruisers Can Move…”

Planning for Spring Break? Cruise the Caribbean for a Week of Sun, Sand & Sea

Planning for Spring Break? Cruise the Caribbean for a Week of Sun, Sand & Sea

Ahhhh, the Caribbean … a perfectly picturesque destination to “get away from it all.” It’s beautiful weather and steel drums call out to cruisers everywhere, beckoning them to dip their toes into paradise on a Holland America Line cruise. Spring temperatures are the ideal balance of the cooler winter weather that’s passed and warm summer…   read more of “Planning for Spring…”

Antarctica By The Numbers: Cruise to This Elusive Continent

Antarctica By The Numbers: Cruise to This Elusive Continent

A journey to Antarctica is one few have made, but many dream about. With a Holland America Line cruise, that dream can easily become a reality. Antarctica is a destination of superlatives, with words like “biggest,” “largest” and “coldest” often used when speaking about the world’s most remote continent. The breathtaking scenic beauty, remote locale…   read more of “Antarctica By The…”

Choose Your Cruise: A Mediterranean Sailing to Fit Every Schedule

Choose Your Cruise: A Mediterranean Sailing to Fit Every Schedule

With its sparkling coastal shores, abundance of significant historical sights, authentic fresh flavors and inspiring architecture, a Holland America Line cruise in the Mediterranean is a memorable experience. Stretching from Spain to Turkey with incredible attractions and stunning ports in between, the most difficult part of planning a cruise to the Med is picking which…   read more of “Choose Your Cruise:…”

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

Halloween is the spookiest day of the year when ghosts and goblins of all ages come out to celebrate by dressing up in their favorite costumes, going trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses. But Halloween doesn’t have to be the only day to get spooked. Many guests like haunting experiences that leave them shivering in their…   read more of “The Most…”

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Every year, people from all over the world make their way to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Holland America Line cruises that explore South America. But just what is it about this city that people find so intriguing? Is it the diverse landscape of lush, green mountains overlooking white, sandy beaches? Or the unusual juxtaposition…   read more of “Cruise Port…”

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

Friedrich Nietzsche said, “without music, life would be a mistake,” but luckily for travelers on a Holland America Line cruise, they will be surrounded by it. Music is one of the most memorable facets to cruising with Holland America Line. From incredible onboard performances at the different show lounges and theaters like the B.B. King’s…   read more of “10 Must-Do Cruise…”