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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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146 Holland America Holiday Cruise Reviews

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We stayed the night before at the Ft. Lauderdale airport Hilton. Hotel was just O.K. and there is nothing in ... Read more
01/12
Family enjoyed the Christmas cruise on the Eurodam. We had perfect weather the entire week. I was afraid of sea ... Read more
For background, DH and are in our late 30's. We were traveling with our daughters, ages 8 and 10. We were also with my ... Read more
01/12
We arrived at the port in San Diego at around 11:30 a.m. and though there was a line we were aboard the Oosterdam in ... Read more
This cruise had to be delayed a year for medical reasons, and we even had to switch to Holland America's Veendam. We ... Read more

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Hawaii jdir315
01/12
Embarkation: San Diego was smooth, parked at airport parking lot about 1 mile from cruise terminal free shuttle to ... Read more
12/11
Sorry for the long review We usually sail on Carnival, but went with Holland American this time because of the ... Read more
12/11
My family all got together for a 7 night cruise with Holland America on the Eurodam. There were 5 of us and two rooms. ... Read more
12/11
As an introduction we are on our first cruise aboard the Holland America Veendam. We have cruised on several other ... Read more
Itinerary was Half Moon Cay, Turks, Samana, Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba. Wind too strong at Half Moon so we moved on to ... Read more

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We have been on six cruises, two with HAL. My husband and I chose HAL again, specifically for the Hydro Therapy Pool. ... Read more
12/11
I wanted to treat the whole family on a Caribbean cruise during the Thanksgiving holiday. Holland America is our ... Read more
Starting off my expectations were a little tempered with this cruise for a few reasons. Mainly that we were travelling ... Read more
11/11
Travelled from Sydney to Auckland with many ports whilst en route. Volendam is showing her age - looking worn around ... Read more
11/11
The Holland America Line has always held a special place in the hearts of my family members. It was on the Veendam ... Read more

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Needs an Overhaul mamalootis
11/11
We chose the Zuiderdam because we were traveling with others. This particular ship attracted an older crowd. We found ... Read more
A mixed bag. Aussiepair
11/11
My wife and I joined the Nieuw Amsterdam in Venice for a Collectors Cruise, 11 days cruising the Eastern Mediterranean ... Read more
Darn the Ryndam greekgoer
11/11
Damn the Ryndam We waited over two months to write this post after the end of the cruise; we wanted to be as fair as ... Read more
11/11
We recently booked a cruise aboard the Oosterdam traveling from Vancouver to San Diego - a 4 day re-positioning cruise. ... Read more
We (husband and I) were looking forward to this cruise as a relaxing end to 6 weeks of travelling around Europe. There ... Read more

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Our 3rd cruise with HAL. We booked HH cabin with guaranteed option and were please to be upgraded to cabin 384 in C ... Read more
11/11
Just back from our Noordam cruise, and we enjoyed nearly every bit of it. We have travelled on the Zuiderdam in Alaska, ... Read more
I'm Hooked Flyer52
11/11
I was a bit apprehensive about embarking on my first cruise as I always suffer from seasickness. I really didn't have ... Read more
11/11
This was our fifth sailing with Holland America line and, until this cruise, we always found the ships to be above par ... Read more
10/11
We enjoy traveling with our children on holiday breaks as it is a special time given our dual profession family. All ... Read more

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