Noordam, Oosterdam and Westerdam Spring 2022 Return-to-Service Dates Announced
The final three ships in the fleet to resume cruising with plans for Japan, the Mediterranean and Alaska, respectively
By late spring 2022, Holland America Line will have a complete fleet back to cruising with the restart of operations for Noordam, Oosterdam and Westerdam. Noordam will restart with a March 14, 2022, cruise in Japan; Oosterdam will begin cruising May 1 in the Mediterranean, and Westerdam will return to service May 8 in Alaska. Read the press release for full details and highlights.
Noordam Plans Return to Service in Japan
Holland America Line is working with Japanese authorities to begin cruising for Noordam March 2022 in Japan with four sailings scheduled.
When Noordam sets sail in March, the ship plans to offer three 14-day cruises that deeply explore Japan. Sailing roundtrip from Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan, the ship makes several calls around the country and with a one- or two-day visit on each itinerary to South Korea, Taiwan or Russia. The 14-day journeys can be combined to form 28-day Collectors’ Voyages.
In April, Noordam will cross the Pacific Ocean and sail a season in Alaska with cruises between Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Whittier, Alaska.
Oosterdam Returns to the Mediterranean
Guests eager to visit the Med next year can embark Oosterdam beginning with the May 1, 2022 departure. The ship will cruise between Civitavecchia (Rome) and Venice, Italy; and Barcelona, Spain, and Venice; or roundtrip from Venice on seven- and 12-day itineraries. Oosterdam will explore ports in Italy, Greece, Turkey, Montenegro, Croatia, Albania, France, Malta and Israel.
Following a transatlantic crossing in November 2022, the ship will traverse the Panama Canal and take a southerly route to a series of South America and Antarctica expeditions ranging from 14 to 22 days between Buenos Aires, Argentina, and San Antonio (Santiago), Chile.
Westerdam Sets Sail for Alaska
When Westerdam returns on May 8, 2022 the ship will embark on a season of seven-day Alaska cruises roundtrip from Seattle, Washington. In September, the ship will begin a season in Asia with a variety of 14-day itineraries from Singapore; Hong Kong, China; and Yokohama (Tokyo).
Guests on January to May 2022 Cruises Will Move to 2023
Cruises in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, South America and Antarctica from January 2022 through the return-to-service departures will be cancelled.
Guests on Westerdam’s cancelled transatlantic crossing departing April 18, 2022, will be moved to a comparable crossing on Nieuw Statendam departing April 17. View replacement voyages.
Guests on Noordam’s affected Asia departures in 2022 will be moved to the same itinerary in 2023 aboard Westerdam; guests on Oosterdam’s cancelled Australia and New Zealand voyages will be moved to the same itinerary in 2023 aboard Noordam; and guests on Westerdam’s cancelled South America and Antarctica Voyages will be moved to the same itinerary aboard Oosterdam in 2023. View replacement voyages. Guests also may choose to receive a 100% refund of monies paid to Holland America Line.
The above options are not applicable to guests booked on a charter sailing. Other booking and cancellation conditions and policies may apply if the cruise was not booked through Holland America Line.