Make the Most of Low Domestic Airfare by Cruising to These Dreamy Destinations

View of ocean and Holland America Line cruise ship from cabana in Half Moon Cay, Bahamas.

If you’ve been following recent headlines on The Washington Post, New York Post and others, you may have noticed that domestic airfare is dropping. Why? International travel is on high demand, and as a result, you’re likely to find discounted airfare for domestic flights. So, if you’ve been dreaming of white sandy beaches, amazing adventures or sensational sunsets, now is the time to take flight and embark on a 2023 cruise vacation while the lower airfares last.

Depart from multiple convenient ports in the U.S. to see the world from your doorstep with Holland America Line, cruising to breathtaking destinations, immersing yourself in the culture and indulging in unforgettable experiences without the price tag of international airfare.

Here’s a sneak peek of the destinations that could be calling your name:

Whale jumping out of water in Glacier Bay, Alaska, surrounded by snowcapped mountains.


With over 75 years in Alaska and the most sailings through Glacier Bay National Park, we take you closer to the history, culture and experience of this great land. If you have glaciers, wildlife and unforgettable sights on your bucket list, then Alaska is the destination for you.

Tour Glacier Bay with a National Park Service Ranger on board to help you learn about the area and spot its magical creatures. Reel in a catch on select fishing-focused shore excursions and savor every bite on board through our Savor My Catch program where Holland America Line’s chefs prepare and serve it in a true ocean-to-table experience. Take a cruisetour for a combined sea and land journey, going deep into Denali National Park. Departure ports include Seattle, Vancouver and Whittier.


Are you dreaming of sunshine and sandy beaches? Craving cocktails and Caribbean vibes? Why not depart from Fort Lauderdale to soak up the sun on a Caribbean cruise? Check out our post on the top reasons to take a Caribbean cruise and how to make the most of your day on Half Moon Cay to learn more about the adventure awaiting you in paradise.

View of sign on Half Moon Cay in Bahamas with Holland America Line cruise ship in background.
View of Pacific Coast Highway at sunset near ocean waters.

Pacific Coast

Soak up the views of Washington and Oregon coasts. Bask in the sun on San Diego’s beaches. Relish the sights of modern marvels, like San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. Dive into the culture and ambiance of each location through shore excursions. No matter the destination, a Pacific Coast cruise combines diverse landscapes with seaside charm. Depart from Vancouver, Seattle or San Diego.

New England

Do you have a soft spot for lighthouses, Victorian architecture, and vibrant fall colors? Explore the charms of the “New World” in Boston. Satisfy your hunger with fresh seafood. Catch the sun bouncing off lighthouses overlooking rocky coasts. Tour historic landmarks along cobbled streets and take the trolley to Little Italy. There’s no denying the romantic sights of New England. Departure ports include Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Montreal and Quebec City.

View of northeastern coast in North America, covered by fall foliage, near ocean waters.

Adventure Awaits You

Leverage lower airfare deals while you can and get ready to sail the seas in 2023 to beautiful destinations closer to home. Visit Holland America Line to learn more about the destinations that await you. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.


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