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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
  • Extensive dining options and enrichment programs
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715 Holland America Family Cruise Reviews

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I will start with the bottom line, one of the more expensive vacations we have taken, Holland America provided the ... Read more
4th time cruising but first HAC cruise. 3 others were Carnival. I've always heard Carnival is the worst cruise line but ... Read more
We were a group of three, 2 daughters and their mother. This was my 8th cruise, my mother's second and my sister's ... Read more
We had spent 2 weeks on train and bus travelling in Canada. We used the cruise as a restorative time. I've cruised ... Read more
My parents wanted to take a summer trip with us and we were all interested in the New England cruise. We typically ... Read more

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My second cruise this time was on Holland America was June 1- 11, 2014 to Alaska on the Statendam. My family includes ... Read more
All in all this cruise was fantastic! This was a 20 anniversary trip with our son and we had been planning for about ... Read more
07/14
I sailed with a large family group on June 7, 2014. We left from and returned to Seattle and took advantage of the pre ... Read more
Our family (14 of us) just returned from a cruise on the MS Amsterdam to Alaska's Inside Passage. We had such a ... Read more
I've been to Alaska twice; first time was on a Princess ship which was very nice. This time I chose Holland America and ... Read more

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07/14
We flew from Denver to Ft Lauderdale a day early, and stayed at the Hilton Marina. We were able get a Holland America ... Read more
C+ mrcuddles
07/14
I just returned from a 1 week inside passage cruise on the Westerdam. This was my 16th cruise-only the second on ... Read more
06/14
We are seasoned cruisers with 20+ cruises under our respective belts, both in our mid-50's. We traveled as a party of ... Read more
06/14
We were a party of 13 cruising together to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday.As told to me my my travel agent I went to ... Read more
So, here we are again .... In 2012 at the ripe old age of 45 I took my first cruise, and after very careful ... Read more

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Great cruise illuminated2010
06/14
This was my first ever cruise and it exceeded my expectations. We had a veranda room with balcony and the views on ... Read more
First off, I gave HAL the benefit of the doubt and gave them 2 months to respond to my email, to no avail all they ... Read more
We have cruised several times, but this was our first time with Holland America, and it will certainly not be our ... Read more
06/14
Day 1: Sailing day Arrived at Canada Place. Had no problems whatsoever. The porter was there to take our luggages from ... Read more
This was our first ever cruise. Firstly a thank you for the immense extra help and guidance given to us by our agent ... Read more

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.. but for sure not the last. We chose HAL due to time constraints - our travel partners needed to go earlier in 2014 ... Read more
The Veendam was several hours late arriving at the Fort Lauderdale cruise terminal on April 24, 2014 because of delays ... Read more
So disappointed chiserleyqq
05/14
My wife and I had cruised on seven previous occasions and this was our eighth in total and first with Holland America. ... Read more
Having traveled on a number of cruise ships prior to the Holland America Volendam there are a number of items I wish to ... Read more
04/14
Had this been the first HAL ship we ever sailed on we would never choose HAL again! To start with the first 3 days of ... Read more

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