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Rob Warner

After 18 years of travel consulting in NZ, Rob joined the company in 2013 to specialise in cruising. Having cruised on several ships to various destination, this is by far the best way to travel in hisbook. Rob keeps fit through refereeing soccer and likes to relax with a glass or two of red wine.

"Sea days when cruising are a great way to enjoy the ship and experience life onboard, so make sure you take advantage of them."

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Ships based in Australia:Noordam | Maasdam (across our summers)
Ships visiting Australia / S-E Asia: Amsterdam | Volendam

Holland America Line is British-American owned, with head office in Seattle, and one of nine cruise line brands of Carnival Corporation. HAL’s 15 ships, with dark blue hull and white superstructure, bear the suffix ‘-dam’, after dams on rivers in the Netherlands, and the four points on the compass. Itineraries circle the globe visiting 415 ports in 98 countries and seven continents. HAL’s ships are of two types: larger vessels, best suited to younger families with children, and smaller less glitzy ships for older and repeat passengers. All the ships are well maintained and crewed by academy-trained, polite and smiling Indonesians and Filipinos – and much of the décor is focused on Dutch/Indonesian artefacts of the 16th and 17th centuries. HAL has the right touches for seniors and retirees – friendly staff, flowers everywhere, sea-going traditions, alternative dining, and personal enrichment programs.

HAL partners with BBC Earth to provide stateroom entertainment. AFAR Media will provide 'Destination Guides" for all of HAL's ports and scenic cruising areas, in conjunction with trip-planners Utrip. “Signature of Excellence” enhancements cover services, dining, accommodations, public rooms, and amenities. Vessels have a built-in cinema, and operate many theme-related cruises, “University at Sea” lectures, and full-demonstration kitchens for its “Culinary Arts” program. HAL organises excellent onshore tours. Accolades include: the Five Star Diamond Award from The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences; Best Overall Cruise Value from World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society members, for the 21st consecutive year; Best Midsize Cruise Ship Line 2014 (at #2) by Conde Narst Traveler; and Best Standard Cabins by Cruise Critic US Editors’ Pick 2014.

Holland America Line 2016-2017 Ships

• Amsterdam
• Eurodam
• Koningsdam
• Maasdam
• Nieuw Amsterdam
• Noordam
• Oosterdam
• Prinsendam
• Rotterdam
• Ryndam
• Statendam
• Veendam
• Volendam
• Westerdam
• Zaandam
• Zuiderdam

Amsterdam 2016-2017 Amsterdam
Passengers:1380 | Cabin sizes:17-104m²
From May to September each year Amsterdam sails 7-night cruises along the fjord coast of Alaska out of Seattle. Cruising the Inside Passage of the Alaskan fjords is one of the great travel experiences on everyo... More »
Eurodam 2016-2017 Eurodam
Passengers:2104 | Cabin sizes:19-146m²
Until March 2016 Eurodam circles the Caribbean sailing out of Fort Lauderdale. Two 7-night itineraries visit either the Eastern or the Western Caribbean, each with two sea days. Combine these to make a 14-night... More »
Koningsdam 2016-2017 Koningsdam
Passengers:2650 | Cabin sizes:-m²
MS Koningsdam is the new flagship of HAL as of March 2016. Until mid-September 2016 MS Koningsdam departs from Amsterdam offering 7, 14 and 21-night cruises to the fjord ports in sub-Arctic Norway, with the lon... More »
Maasdam 2016-2017 Maasdam
Passengers:1258 | Cabin sizes:17-104m²
Until September 2016 Maasdam cruises the Alaskan coast out of Seattle. Maasdam visits all the ports you’d expect, north as far as Anchorage. Then late September 2016 she leaves Seattle for Sydney (23 nights) vi... More »
Nieuw Amsterdam 2016-2017 Nieuw Amsterdam
Passengers:2106 | Cabin sizes:19-146m²
Until September 2016 Nieuw Amsterdam offers 7-night cruises of the fjord-lined Inside Passage of Alaska, sailing out of Vancouver. From October 2016 through March 2017 take 7 to 21-night cruises to all parts of... More »
Noordam 2016-2017 Noordam
Passengers:1924 | Cabin sizes:17-122m²
MS Noordam is one of the four ‘compass-point’ HAL ships. Until September 2016 Noordam sails between Vancouver and Seward (a port for Anchorage, Alaska), each way 7 nights, or both ways 14 nights. These are very... More »
Oosterdam 2016-2017 Oosterdam
Passengers:1916 | Cabin sizes:17-123m²
MS Oosterdam is one of four ‘compass-point’ HAL ships. Until October 2016 she cruises the length of Europe’s coastline bordering the Mediterranean Sea, with all its famous historic and recreational locations, a... More »
Prinsendam 2016-2017 Prinsendam
Passengers:828 | Cabin sizes:13-67m²
In mid-2016 Prinsendam cruises the Baltic, fjord coastline to the top of mainland Norway, and around Iceland and the UK. In late 2016 she returns to the Central and Eastern Mediterranean, Israel, and the Black ... More »
Rotterdam 2016-2017 Rotterdam
Passengers:1404 | Cabin sizes:17-104m²
Through till June Rotterdam sails from her namesake port to the beautiful coastal fjords of Norway – both sub-Arctic and Arctic cruises – and Iceland. In July/August take one of the trans-Atlantic cruises betwe... More »
Ryndam 2016-2017 Ryndam
Passengers:1260 | Cabin sizes:17-105m²
Sailing for P&O Australia as Pacific Eden from November 2015. ... More »
Statendam 2016-2017 Statendam
Passengers:1260 | Cabin sizes:17-105m²
Sailing for P&O Australia as Pacific Aria from November 2015.... More »
Veendam 2016-2017 Veendam
Passengers:1350 | Cabin sizes:17-104m²
Veendam is based in North America. Until early October each year Veendam sails from Boston to New England and the Canadian Maritime Provinces, each way between Boston and Montreal. Cruises are 7 nights (or 14 i... More »
Volendam 2016-2017 Volendam
Passengers:1432 | Cabin sizes:11-105m²
Until September 2016 Volendam offers regular 7-night cruises of Alaska’s fjord coastline through the Inside Passage, sailing from Vancouver. In late September Volendam crosses the Pacific to visit all the count... More »
Westerdam 2016-2017 Westerdam
Passengers:1916 | Cabin sizes:17-122m²
MS Westerdam is one of four ‘compass-point’ HAL ships. Until September 2016 she runs 7-night cruises out of Seattle to the beautiful fjord coast of Alaska. In October 2016 (and January 2017) Westerdam circles H... More »
Zaandam 2016-2017 Zaandam
Passengers:1432 | Cabin sizes:11-105m²
Until September 2016 Zaandam offers 7-night cruises of the Alaska Inside Passage, northbound and southbound, between Vancouver and Seward (Anchorage), calling at all the ‘must-see’ scenic sites and ports. Then ... More »
Zuiderdam 2016-2017 Zuiderdam
Passengers:1916 | Cabin sizes:17-123m²
MS Zuiderdam is one of four ‘compass-point’ HAL ships. Until August 2016 Zuiderdam cruises around the Baltic capitals, Iceland, and the northern UK. When in St Petersberg she stays overnight to allow for good s... More »
Holland America Line — Cruiseline Review Rating: 4.1 out of 5 based on 155 ratings.

Top 10 Daily Deals for Holland America Line

Listed below (in descending order) are the 10 lowest daily rates found from our exclusive searches of EVERY cabin on EVERY ship on EVERY future cruise by this cruiseline. Results are updated here whenever changes are found, but this varies considerably with different cruiselines. If you want the cheapest cruise on this ship, this is where you will find it every time so check back often!

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day

30

MAR 17

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14

NIGHTS

Dep: Fort Lauderdale


Ret: Rome (Civitavecchia)

$1,349

$96

27

SEP 16

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6

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: Honolulu

$599

$100

26

SEP 16

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23

NIGHTS

Dep: Seattle


Ret: Sydney

$2,349

$102

18

OCT 16

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4

NIGHTS

Dep: Vancouver


Ret: San Diego

$421

$105

8

NOV 16

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29

NIGHTS

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Sydney

$3,098

$107

22

NOV 16

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29

NIGHTS

Dep: Sydney


Ret: Sydney

$3,099

$107

24

APR 17

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4

NIGHTS

Dep: San Diego


Ret: Vancouver

$429

$107

25

APR 17

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4

NIGHTS

Dep: San Diego


Ret: Vancouver

$430

$108

2

OCT 16

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23

NIGHTS

Dep: San Diego


Ret: Santiago (Valparaiso)

$2,498

$109

26

MAR 17

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36

NIGHTS

Dep: Auckland


Ret: Vancouver

$3,918

$109

Holland America Line 2016-2017

Holland America Line facts

Avg star rating: 4 stars
Avg ship capacity: 1633
Avg passenger/space ratio: 43
Avg crew/passenger ratio: 0.44

What's included? ▼

  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • All main meals on-board
  • Open/anytime or traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • In-cabin dining at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Bridge director on select cruises
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs) (Prinsendam 5-17 yrs)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues (unless specified)
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Service charge: USD 12.50 pp/night (suites USD 13.50). Adjust wth Guest Relations Manager if service inadequate
  • Service charge: bar and Dining Room wine 15%

Happy Customers

We were always fully informed and found all the staff we dealt with very helpful and followed up on whatever we asked"

Reviewer: Lyle H, VIC
Date: 10 March 2016
Rating: 10

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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