Holland America Line (HAL) is making it more affordable for travellers to see the world with a new "Unforgettable Journeys Event" that includes some of the best values on cruises to five continents.
Running from June 28 through July 31, 2023, the offer is available on departures from October 2023 through April 2024 and adds several popular perks and amenities to the journey.
In addition to prepaid crew appreciation (gratuities) and 50 per cent reduced deposits, the "Unforgettable Journeys Event" features shore excursions, beverages, specialty dining and Wi-Fi with the "Have it All" premium package.
With a savings of approximately $115 per person, per day, this represents a value of $1,610 for a seven-day cruise or $3,450 for a 15-day Panama Canal transit with a double occupancy booking.
"Holland America Line's 'Have it All' premium package already adds exceptional value with some of our most popular amenities, and with the 'Unforgettable Journeys Event' that includes prepaid crew appreciation we're making it even more enticing to start planning that next cruise," said Beth Bodensteiner, Holland America Line's chief commercial officer. "Travelers are looking for offers that provide significant savings or include add-ons to enhance their experience, and our newest promotion does both."
Crew Appreciation: Prepaid stateroom gratuities for crew members is included for the first and second guests in a stateroom.
50 per cent Reduced Deposits: Guests making a booking have reduced deposits, making it more economical to preplan a future cruise.
Shore Excursions (part of Have it All fares): Based on the length of the cruise, guests receive up to three tours valued at $100 each. Choose from among thousands of tours all over the world — from active adventures and immersive culinary experiences to historical explorations and cultural discoveries.
Signature Beverage Package (part of Have it All fares): Guests enjoy a large selection of wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, soda, water, coffee and more. Up to 15 drinks per day are allowed, and bar service charges are included.
Specialty Dining (part of Have it All fares): Depending on the ship and duration of the cruise, guests can indulge in Holland America Line's award-winning specialty dining up to three nights. Pinnacle Grill is the ultimate steakhouse at sea, while Tamarind showcases the traditions of Southeast Asia, China and Japan with sensuous flavors and dishes. Canaletto is a relaxed venue serving authentic Italian cuisine.
Wi-Fi Surf Package (part of Have it All fares): Stay connected while away from home. With Holland America Line's most popular Wi-Fi package, guests can visit their favorite sites, including email, news, sports and more.
With the "Unforgettable Journeys Event" offer, travellers can explore Antarctica, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Pacific Coast, Panama Canal, South America and Tahiti.
Included in the offer is Koningsdam's 22-day Solar Eclipse and Circle Hawaii cruise that positions the ship for total eclipse viewing April 8.
Taxes, fees and port expenses are additional, the cruise line says, adding that the Unforgettable Journeys Event is not valid on Grand Voyages or cruises of three days or less.