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31 Holland America Expedition Cruise Reviews

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dontworry
1 Review
Member Since 2011
64 Forum Posts
We love HAL and have completed 10 Cruises with 3 of them just this year with 1 more to do in Dec. Greatest Cruise Line ... Read more
delgados129
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
70 Forum Posts
Zaandam's 7 Day Glacier Discovery out of Vancouver made for a great introduction to Alaska. We took advantage of both ... Read more
Katrina 1
1 Review
Member Since 2011
68 Forum Posts
This was a cruise that opened up a totally different world to me and that is what really made it special... from the ... Read more
Slumber
1 Review
Member Since 2013
13 Forum Posts
After our comfortable flight with Emirates to Osaka we had a night to relax in our hotel.transfer to the port of Kobe ... Read more
seakayaker
1 Review
Member Since 2013
20 Forum Posts
We arrived at the terminal around 1:30 and was greeted with a check in line that snaked all over. For a ship with only ... Read more

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helvic
1 Review
Member Since 2010
86 Forum Posts
Where do you begin exactly....check-in. Chaos, nightmare....and it all went downhill there after. It took around 2 ... Read more
welshwaterboy
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
14 Forum Posts
Reviews of the Veendam are overwhelmingly positive for South American cruises and quite mediocre for Bermuda cruises, ... Read more
SwissMyst
4 Reviews
Member Since 2009
6,210 Forum Posts
CABIN SS - Superior Veranda Suite on the Navigation deck is one of the best cabin layouts possible found on HAL Vista ... Read more
La Jolla Lass
1 Review
Member Since 2012
68 Forum Posts
Have never before complained about a cruise, but our experience, coupled with comments by veteran HAL cruisers on this ... Read more
buppy21
1 Review
Member Since 2011
3 Forum Posts
We were on the 28 day cruise - Singapore - Hong Kong via Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, China and Korea. This cruise ... Read more

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cruisinggranmama
1 Review
Member Since 2010
831 Forum Posts
Cabin - we like the plexiglass balconies on deck 4 aft of the lifeboats. Big balconies, close to MDR steps, no noises ... Read more
Lucy12345
1 Review
Member Since 2012
Took first cruise on the Holland America line and was generall very pleased. Food was excellent, service in the main ... Read more
WannaBGambla
12 Reviews
Member Since 2006
36 Forum Posts
Not rated
11/11
This was a 24 night cruise - Roundtrip down the Amazon River to Manaus with return to Ft. Lauderdale. Ports of call ... Read more
dajbrune
1 Review
Member Since 2011
1 Forum Post
I heard lots of complaints about the lack of the Wow factor however the service, food,shows and ports of call more than ... Read more
Sally Harridge-March
1 Review
Travelled from Sydney to Auckland with many ports whilst en route. Volendam is showing her age - looking worn around ... Read more

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bahrain_not_dubai!
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
613 Forum Posts
B A C K G R O U N D When I learnt that I had to go to the United States this Summer, I had already booked our annual ... Read more
missmyqueen
1 Review
Member Since 2008
The Holland America Zeiderdam is comparably smaller than our previous cruises, which made it much more comfortable to ... Read more
tdtraveler
1 Review
Member Since 2011
I with my wife and friends traveled to Seattle to cruise on the Holland America Line Oosterdam, as first time cruisers ... Read more
slabeaume
9 Reviews
Member Since 2004
797 Forum Posts
I chose this itinerary last year because of the ports. Being an avid snorkeler, I was anxious to explore the aclaimed ... Read more
zenlife
1 Review
Member Since 2011
As a seasoned cruise vacationer, I've come to the sad conclusion that Holland America, a self-proclaimed "Premium" ... Read more

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Hill Gang
1 Review
Member Since 2008
3 Forum Posts
We were completely "blown away" with the quality of cruise experience we had on the Noordam. Not one staff member ... Read more
SanDiegoCuiser
1 Review
Member Since 2011
First and foremost I will start off as - no question - I had fun since went with my friends. That was my objective - ... Read more
kenasch2
3 Reviews
Member Since 2004
72 Forum Posts
Rather than a detailed account of our trip I will highlight some of my impressions and offer some tips and hints. I ... Read more
brother_unknown
4 Reviews
Member Since 2009
33 Forum Posts
Accommodations ashore were in the Westmarks, a chain of hotels of varying quality cobbled together by Holland America ... Read more
Nature Cruiser
1 Review
Member Since 2011
1 Forum Post
Our trip aboard the Veendam was nothing short of spectacular in every way. The entire crew, particularly the Captain ... Read more

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