Holland America’s newest ship, and the second of the Pinnacle class ships is the Nieuw Statendam which will launch in December 2018. Like her sister, the Koningsdam, the ship will offer single occupancy staterooms for solo travellers and Family Oceanview staterooms that can accommodate up to five people. Nieuw Statendam voyages will initially cruise from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean followed by a European 2019 summer season from Amsterdam and Rome.
Cruises from Australia and New Zealand
Each year, Noordam and Maasdam make their way from the Northern Hemisphere to spend Australia’s summer sailing the Pacific Ocean. Departing predominantly from Sydney, with a small number of Brisbane and Auckland departures, Holland America line gives its guests the opportunity to cruise Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in premium luxury. Itineraries range from 10 night cruises to extensive itineraries of 30 nights or more, encompassing Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands.
Holland America is widely considered the premier cruise line in Alaska where it has ‘grandfather rights’, which allow it to enjoy the most premium docking positions in port. With numerous seven day round trip cruises from Vancouver, as well as cruises departing Seattle, San Francisco and Seward, Holland America has plenty of Alaska cruise options to choose from. If you are only going to cruise Alaska once, cruise Alaska with Holland America.
Elsewhere from North America, choose from an extensive range of Holland America cruises in Canada and New England from Boston, Montreal, New York and Quebec City. Itineraries range from seven night one way itineraries between the United States and Canada, or 14 night round trip itineraries from either Canada or the US.
Heading to a more tropical destination, Holland America departures to the Caribbean not only have the typical seven night Caribbean getaways, they also have longer voyages ranging from nine to 21 nights for those wanting a more in depth exploration of the idyllic islands of the Caribbean. Primarily departing from Tampa and Fort Lauderdale, there are also has a smattering of sailings departing from Boston, which usually have stops in Cuba included on their itineraries. You are also able to visit some western Caribbean destinations on the wide range of Holland America’s Panama Canal crossings.
Heading further south, Holland America South America adventures introduce their guests to Incan Empires and Amazonian adventures all the while enjoying Holland America’s renowned levels of service. Usually departing from one side of the continent and looping under to disembark on the other, these cruises take you through fjords and glaciers and to cultural ports. In South America, the most in demand itineraries are those that cruise into the Antarctic circle, number one on many bucket lists. Make sure you book your Holland America Antarctica cruise early as these book out well in advance.
Holland America offers extensive itineraries throughout Europe, with their most popular departures being their longer 18 night or greater sailings. In Northern Europe, cruises depart from Copenhagen, Rotterdam, Amsterdam and London, and not only take you to the typical ports in the Baltic states, but also give you the opportunity to visit the northern most points in Norway, Iceland, and even Greenland. In the Mediterranean, sailings range from 10 night getaway’s to intensive and comprehensive 30+ night adventures. Holland America Mediterranean cruises generally depart from Barcelona, Venice, Rome and Lisbon.
Closer to home, Holland America explorations of Asia have a large number of 10 to 18 night itineraries for those who have two to three weeks to discover the orient, however Holland America does specialise in longer in-depth discoveries of up to 45 nights. These cruises precominantly depart from Singapore, Hong Kong, Yokohama and Shanghai and travel to exotic destinations such as Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Spice Islands.
Grand Voyages and Grand World Voyages
Holland America’s Grand Voyages and Grand World Voyages are unique and carefully crafted extended journeys that allow for in-depth explorations and immersive experiences to some of the most incredible parts of the world.
The Amsterdam graces Australian shores on both her annual Grand World Voyage and her Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage whilst the Prinsendam offers both a Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage and a Grand Mediterranean and Africa Voyage each year.
For expert advice from our most experienced Holland America cruise consultants, call our dedicated world cruise desk on 1300 857 537.
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