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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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01/12
This was our tenth cruise with five cruiselines over a period of 14 years. We always choose verandah or mini-suite ... Read more
01/12
The good things: there was something for everyone and we are aged 13 to 80. We all liked the evening entertainment, ... Read more
After spending 2 nights at the luxurious The Pillars Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, we set sail on 12/23/12. We arrived at ... Read more
Christmas Cruise 2011 chipndale69
01/12
I have only traveled on one other HAL cruise, the Eurodam in spring, 2010. After that cruise to the Carib, I think I ... Read more
01/12
Background: my wife and I booked an 8 day Caribbean cruise on the Holland America (HAL)Westerdam since this was our ... Read more

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01/12
This was our second cruise and our first in 12 years. We chose the HAL Eurodam due to its ports-of-call and overall ... Read more
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
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
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

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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
Itinerary was Half Moon Cay, Turks, Samana, Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba. Wind too strong at Half Moon so we moved on to ... 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

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12/11
I wanted to treat the whole family on a Caribbean cruise during the Thanksgiving holiday. Holland America is our ... Read more
We have been on six cruises, two with HAL. My husband and I chose HAL again, specifically for the Hydro Therapy Pool. ... Read more
Starting off my expectations were a little tempered with this cruise for a few reasons. Mainly that we were travelling ... Read more
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
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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11/11
Travelled from Sydney to Auckland with many ports whilst en route. Volendam is showing her age - looking worn around ... Read more
Westerdam Gall
12/12
We always wanted to go to the south pacific and this was an affordable cruise with Holland America an round trip from ... 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
We (husband and I) were looking forward to this cruise as a relaxing end to 6 weeks of travelling around Europe. There ... 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

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