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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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153 Holland America Holiday Cruise Reviews

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riggins
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
93 Forum Posts
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
jdir315
1 Review
Member Since 2011
12/11
Embarkation: San Diego was smooth, parked at airport parking lot about 1 mile from cruise terminal free shuttle to ... Read more
dave5608
1 Review
Member Since 2011
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
Ol Salt
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
4 Forum Posts
Sorry for the long review We usually sail on Carnival, but went with Holland American this time because of the ... Read more
texaswillie
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
17 Forum Posts
As an introduction we are on our first cruise aboard the Holland America Veendam. We have cruised on several other ... Read more

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Beachgirls2011
1 Review
Member Since 2011
20 Forum Posts
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
bobpell
6 Reviews
Member Since 2011
152 Forum Posts
Itinerary was Half Moon Cay, Turks, Samana, Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba. Wind too strong at Half Moon so we moved on to ... Read more
concorddon
1 Review
Member Since 2011
I wanted to treat the whole family on a Caribbean cruise during the Thanksgiving holiday. Holland America is our ... Read more
newsangel1
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We have been on six cruises, two with HAL. My husband and I chose HAL again, specifically for the Hydro Therapy Pool. ... Read more
Billz1979
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
32 Forum Posts
Starting off my expectations were a little tempered with this cruise for a few reasons. Mainly that we were travelling ... Read more

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mamalootis
1 Review
Member Since 2010
35 Forum Posts
We chose the Zuiderdam because we were traveling with others. This particular ship attracted an older crowd. We found ... Read more
FloridaNative35
1 Review
Member Since 2011
The Holland America Line has always held a special place in the hearts of my family members. It was on the Veendam ... 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
Aussiepair
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
109 Forum Posts
10/11
My wife and I joined the Nieuw Amsterdam in Venice for a Collectors Cruise, 11 days cruising the Eastern Mediterranean ... Read more
Kiwi Rua
1 Review
Member Since 2010
7 Forum Posts
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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jtandkt
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We recently booked a cruise aboard the Oosterdam traveling from Vancouver to San Diego - a 4 day re-positioning cruise. ... Read more
KJ Aussie
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
139 Forum Posts
Just back from our Noordam cruise, and we enjoyed nearly every bit of it. We have travelled on the Zuiderdam in Alaska, ... Read more
Flyer52
1 Review
Member Since 2010
71 Forum Posts
9/11
I was a bit apprehensive about embarking on my first cruise as I always suffer from seasickness. I really didn't have ... Read more
vostie
1 Review
Member Since 2007
This was our fifth sailing with Holland America line and, until this cruise, we always found the ships to be above par ... Read more
mennoniteafloat
1 Review
Member Since 2011
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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Keith Williams
3 Reviews
Having cruised recently on the Sea Princess, I imagined that Holland America would be a similar experience, well I was ... Read more
cherylannebarnes@hotmail.
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We travelled with friends in August on Verandah cabins deck 4. The cabins are spacious, wonderful bed, plenty of ... Read more
lolo11
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
37 Forum Posts
We hope you will find some helpful hints here on how to do this cruise yourself - no ship's tours or transfers. We ... Read more
TezzaPel
1 Review
Member Since 2011
I am sure that if you look hard enough in any service industry, you will find matters to criticise. The measure of how ... Read more
Granitehead58
1 Review
Member Since 2009
16 Forum Posts
We woke up Christmas morning to a e-mail from Delta informing us our 1:20 pm flight had been canceled. Even though it ... Read more

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