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Volendam cruises for 2016-2017-2018


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Where she sails
In late 2016 Volendam visits all the countries of E and SE Asia. Embark from Hong Kong, Yokohama or Singapore. HAL knows the ports of Indonesia, from which many of her academy-trained crew originate. These cruises are of 14 and 28 nights. In late April 2017 Volendam returns to the Alaskan coast to repeat 7-night cruises out of Vancouver. In late 2018 Volendam returns to E and SE Asia, with cruises being mostly 14 and 28 nights. Holland America Line arranges excellent onshore tours, and pre- and post-tour packages.

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Volendam Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2016 CRUISES

20

DEC

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

2

$2,199

$157

20

DEC

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Indonesian Discovery & Far East Discovery Cruise V696A
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong
2

$3,799

$136

2017 CRUISES

3

JAN

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V710
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong

$1,899

$136

17

JAN

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V711
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Singapore

$1,999

$143

14

FEB

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V715
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong

$2,599

$186

14

FEB

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

China, Japan & Far East Collector Cruise V715A
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Yokohama

$3,938

$141

28

FEB

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

China & Japan Cruise V716
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Yokohama

$2,029

$145

28

FEB

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

$5,429

$194

28

MAR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

China & Japan Cruise V720
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Yokohama

$2,228

$159

11

APR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Up to USD$400 OBC

$4,298

$307

11

APR

Volendam cruises

30

NIGHTS

Japan, South Korea & North Pacific Crossing Cruise V723A
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Vancouver
Up to USD$500 OBC

$6,499

$217

25

APR

Volendam cruises

16

NIGHTS

North Pacific Crossing Cruise V725
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Vancouver
Up to USD$500 OBC

$2,499

$156

10

MAY

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V730
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,948

$278

17

MAY

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V731
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,949

$278

24

MAY

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V732
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,948

$278

31

MAY

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V733
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,798

$257

7

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V734
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,098

$300

14

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V738
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,107

$301

21

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V739
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,104

$301

28

JUN

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V740
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,106

$301

5

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V741
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,951

$279

12

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V742
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,101

$300

19

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V746
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,101

$300

26

JUL

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V747
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,102

$300

2

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V748
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,099

$300

9

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V749
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,103

$300

16

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V750
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,099

$300

23

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V754
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$2,099

$300

30

AUG

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V755
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,949

$278

6

SEP

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V756
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,848

$264

13

SEP

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V757
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,898

$271

20

SEP

Volendam cruises

7

NIGHTS

7 day Round trip Cruise V758
Departs: Vancouver
Up to USD$300 OBC

$1,648

$235

27

SEP

Volendam cruises

15

NIGHTS

North Pacific Crossing Cruise V762
Departs: Vancouver | Arrives: Yokohama
Up to USD$500 OBC

$2,399

$160

27

SEP

Volendam cruises

29

NIGHTS

North Pacific Crossing, China & Japan Cruise V762A
Departs: Vancouver | Arrives: Shanghai
Up to USD$500 OBC

$5,199

$179

13

OCT

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Japan, South Korea & China Cruise V765
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Shanghai
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,999

$214

13

OCT

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Japan, China & South Korea Collector Cruise V765A
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Hong Kong
Up to USD$500 OBC

$5,399

$193

27

OCT

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

China & Japan Cruise V766
Departs: Shanghai | Arrives: Hong Kong
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,699

$193

27

OCT

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

China, Japan & Far East Discovery Cruise V766A
Departs: Shanghai | Arrives: Singapore
Up to USD$500 OBC

$4,899

$175

10

NOV

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V769
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Singapore
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,499

$179

6

DEC

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V773
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong
Up to USD$400 OBC

$1,999

$143

2018 CRUISES

3

JAN

Volendam cruises

13

NIGHTS

Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,399

$185

3

JAN

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Indonesian & Far East Discovery Cruise V810A
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong
Up to USD$500 OBC

$4,699

$168

16

JAN

Volendam cruises

15

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V811
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong
Up to USD$500 OBC

$2,499

$167

31

JAN

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V813
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Singapore
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,499

$179

31

JAN

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Far East & Indonesian Discovery Cruise V813A
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Singapore
Up to USD$500 OBC

$4,999

$179

14

FEB

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,799

$200

14

FEB

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

Indonesian Discovery & Far East Discovery Cruise V814A
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong
Up to USD$500 OBC

$5,299

$189

28

FEB

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Far East Discovery Cruise V816
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Hong Kong
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,799

$200

28

FEB

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

China, Japan & Far East Discovery Cruise V816A
Departs: Singapore | Arrives: Shanghai
Up to USD$500 OBC

$5,299

$189

14

MAR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

China & Japan Cruise V817
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Shanghai
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,799

$200

14

MAR

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

China, Japan & South Korea Collector Cruise V817A
Departs: Hong Kong | Arrives: Yokohama
Up to USD$500 OBC

$5,499

$196

28

MAR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

Japan, South Korea & China Cruise V819
Departs: Shanghai | Arrives: Yokohama
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,999

$214

28

MAR

Volendam cruises

28

NIGHTS

China, Japan & South Korea Collector Cruise V819A
Departs: Shanghai | Arrives: Yokohama
Up to USD$500 OBC

$5,599

$200

11

APR

Volendam cruises

14

NIGHTS

China & Japan Cruise V820
Departs: Yokohama
Up to USD$400 OBC

$2,899

$207

11

APR

Volendam cruises

29

NIGHTS

Japan, South Korea & Nth Pacific Crossing Cruise V820A
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Vancouver
Up to USD$500 OBC

$5,499

$190

25

APR

Volendam cruises

15

NIGHTS

North Pacific Crossing Cruise V822
Departs: Yokohama | Arrives: Vancouver
Up to USD$500 OBC

$2,899

$193

Volendam — Ship Review Rating: 4.2 out of 5 based on 26 ratings.

Life aboard Volendam
In late 2016 Volendam visits all the countries of E and SE Asia. Embark from Hong Kong, Yokohama or Singapore. HAL knows the ports of Indonesia, from which many of her academy-trained crew originate. These cruises are of 14 and 28 nights. In late April 2017 Volendam returns to the Alaskan coast to repeat 7-night cruises out of Vancouver. In late 2018 Volendam returns to E and SE Asia, with cruises being mostly 14 and 28 nights. Holland America Line arranges excellent onshore tours, and pre- and post-tour packages.

Volendam’s extensive refit in 2011 updated many features of HAL’s Signature of Excellence program: the Pinnacle Grill alternative restaurant, the Neptune Lounge for suite guests, and the Culinary Arts Centre with demonstration kitchen. Appealing to older guests are the traditional features – high tea, formal nights, antique displays and ballroom dancing – while contemporary features appeal to younger guests. You will appreciate HAL’s excellent service and onboard atmosphere, as attested to by the high rate of returning passengers. Tips and gratuities are additional to your fare, and be assured your Indonesian and Filipino stewards and their families back home are greatly benefitted. Crew members are very loyal to HAL.

Accommodation
Staterooms are spacious, and include: Interior large and standard; Ocean-view, some with panoramic windows; and three levels of suites – Vista, Neptune and Pinnacle. Basic features include a flat-panel TV and DVD player (book your DVDs by phone), ample storage, personal safe, excellent twin/queen bedding and bath amenities, fresh fruit on request, and nightly turndown service. The décor is very pleasing and comfortable. Complimentary meals can be ordered for in-suite dining around the clock. Triple and quad cabins are available, as well as interconnecting cabins for up to six guests. Many staterooms are modified accessible and wheelchair accessible (21 cabins, some near and some far from elevators). There are no single cabins.

Suites are significantly larger, lavish, and come with a full-size bath. The sitting area has a double sofa bed. The Pinnacle and Neptune Suites have the services of a personal concierge and access to the private Neptune Lounge with large screen TV, library, sofas, and socialising with other suite guests. Extra amenities include priority boarding and dining requests, complimentary laundry and pressing services, and a cocktail party with ship officers. Pinnacle Suites have in addition a microwave oven, pantry for meal preparation, whirlpool bath for four, and of course so much extra space at 108 m2 plus balcony.

Food and Dining
The ship has seven formal to casual dining areas. The two-deck main Dining Room serves open-seating breakfast and lunch. For dinner chose between set-seating at first or second servings, or open seating on the upper deck. The waiting staff are friendly Indonesian and Filipino stewards. Ask for a table for 2/4/6/8. Special dietary requests can be ordered pre-cruise. One night in seven is a formal night, perhaps preceded with pre-dinner drinks, then after your meal retire to the Showroom at Sea or a musical recital. There are two alternative restaurants, best to reserve in advance: The pay extra Pinnacle Grill for steaks and seafood (and occasionally the Pinnacle – Le Cirque), and the Italian-American-influenced Canaletto (with no service charge). Ask about wine packages.

The Lido Restaurant, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, has two serving lines during the day offering food cooked à la minute, and at night opens as a popular and casual bistro. Outside meal times it serves sandwiches, ice cream, and special late-night offerings. Additionally there are pool-side burgers, hot dogs, Mexican food, and a coffee bar. Relax in Explorations Café, a gathering place that mixes together a library and coffee bar where one can check email or read the morning paper. Afternoon tea, the occasional High Tea, and the ice cream bar provide in-between snacks.

Entertainment
At night the two-deck Queen’s Lounge offers (twice nightly) musical productions, cabaret, and its features include three video screens. Alternatively, attend a musical recital in one of the lounges, dance to the backing of a band ensemble, watch sport in the multi-screen sports bar, or sip drinks while your request is sung by the pianist or guitarist. View recent movies in the Screening Room, unless you’d prefer to watch your choice of DVD in your cabin. Through the evening the disco and nightclub on the top deck will take you into the early hours of the morning, very inviting if the new day is a sea day and you’ve ordered breakfast in your cabin. The large casino has lots of playing options.

By day there are Bridge, Bingo, trivia games, Sudoku, cooking demos, movies and the like. Book early for the for-fee culinary workshops and wine tastings in the Wayang Theatre and Culinary Arts Centre. The Microsoft Digital Workshops include photography, creating web-sites and blogs, making a vacation video, and one-on-one coaching. The fresh-water Lido deck pool, flanked by two hot tubs, has a retractable cover. The giant Greenhouse Spa includes sauna, steam rooms, treatment rooms, and a fully-equipped gymnasium with circuit-training and fitness classes. There are also courts and a jogging course. Children are catered for at Club HAL (for ages 3-7 and 8-12 years), and teenagers socialise at The Loft and The Oasis. Sports include basketball and volleyball.





































Explore the decks

Volendam deckplans

Volendam deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

Staterooms are spacious, and include: Interior large and standard; Ocean-view, some with panoramic windows; and three levels of suites – Vista, Neptune and Pinnacle. Basic features include a flat-panel TV and DVD player (book your DVDs by phone), ample storage, personal safe, excellent twin/queen bedding and bath amenities, fresh fruit on request, and nightly turndown service. The décor is very pleasing and comfortable. Complimentary meals can be ordered for in-suite dining around the clock. Triple and quad cabins are available, as well as interconnecting cabins for up to six guests. Many staterooms are modified accessible and wheelchair accessible (21 cabins, some near and some far from elevators). There are no single cabins.

Suites are significantly larger, lavish, and come with a full-size bath. The sitting area has a double sofa bed. The Pinnacle and Neptune Suites have the services of a personal concierge and access to the private Neptune Lounge with large screen TV, library, sofas, and socialising with other suite guests. Extra amenities include priority boarding and dining requests, complimentary laundry and pressing services, and a cocktail party with ship officers. Pinnacle Suites have in addition a microwave oven, pantry for meal preparation, whirlpool bath for four, and of course so much extra space at 108 m2 plus balcony.

Decks
Volendam

Holland America Line

Ship facts

Star rating: Volendam star rating
Maiden voyage: 1999
Number of decks: 10
Tonnage: 61214
Cabins: 716
Passenger capacity: 1432
Number of crew: 615

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social centre
  • Art collections, tours
  • Shops duty free
  • Pinnacle & Neptune Suites Lounge & Concierge
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining Room
  • Fixed seating/time, or flexible dining
  • Gala attire (once per week)
  • Lido Restaurant
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Canaletto (Italian)
  • Pinnacle Grill (beef, seafood)
  • Pinnacle – Le Cirque
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Terrace Grill (lido snacks)
  • Explorations Café (Internet)
  • Neptune Lounge with concierge (suites)
  • Special diets (60 day notice)
  • In-room dining complimentary
  • Late night chocolate, snacks
  • Ice cream bar complimentary
  • Beverage packages
  • Afternoon Teas, one High
  • Tea/cruise
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • The Showroom at Sea theatre
  • Lounges and bars
  • Explorers Lounge (library, Internet)
  • Explorations Speakers (longer voyages)
  • Nightclub
  • In-cabin DVD 1000 titles
  • BBC Earth stateroom entertainment (by Sep 2016)
  • Cinema Wayang Theatre
  • Casino
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Pools (2)
  • Sliding deck pool roof
  • Whirlpools (2)
  • Sauna, steam rooms
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Fitness Centre
  • Classes, walking, jogging
  • Digital Workshop (camera/computer)
  • Culinary Arts Centre (cooking, wine tasting etc)
  • Sports court, table games
  • Photo gallery
  • Shore excursion desk
  • Pre/post cruise tours
  • Wedding packages (value!)
  • Library
  • Religious services
  • Conference facilities
  • Single guests program, dance partners on most sailings
  • UNDER 18
  • Club HAL (3-7,8-12,13-17y)
  • Port days, after-hours care (pay)
  • The Loft (13-17 y) activities
  • After hours 3-13 y 10pm-12 (pay)
  • Babysitting on sea days for Under 6s (pay)
  • OTHER
  • Weddings (check details)
  • Medical centre
  • Elevators
  • Laundry, dry-cleaning (pay)
  • Laundry self-serve (coin)
  • Mini-bar (verandah & higher)
  • Internet hotspots, Wi-Fi (pay)
  • Mobile phone roaming
  • Cabin telephone to shore (pay)
  • US 110/European 220V
  • Wheelchair access
  • Service animals allowed
  • Daily newsletter

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
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 y) (Prinsendam 5-17 y)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Concierge for Pinnacle & Neptune suites

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Gratuities per person/day: US$12.50 to US$13.50
  • Gratuities are voluntary & can be modified/removed on request at Guest Relations after boarding
  • Service charge: beverages 15%
  • 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, vaccination fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases to any taxes, fees and port expenses
  • Service charge to credit card transactions
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • REMINDERS
  • Passport required, must be valid for 6 months after return date
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code requirements ahead

Happy Customers

Staff very friendly and efficient. Not sure if they booked single beds for me and my partner though?"

Reviewer: Melinda K, NSW
Date: 8 June 2016
Rating: 8

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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