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189 Holland America Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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Liat
12 Reviews
Member Since 2003
1,321 Forum Posts
Eurodam – April 5 – 19, 2015 – Fort Lauderdale to Barcelona The Cruise The original and valid ... Read more
hooked on cruising1949
1 Review
Member Since 2015
6 Forum Posts
There was a drill for the crew when we came aboard and all the elevators were unavailable. Neither of us handle stairs ... Read more
muskegon2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
4/15
We had a great time. There were amazingly calm seas. The dining room experience was good - they accommodated special ... Read more
BMWrdr
1 Review
Member Since 2012
34 Forum Posts
Took the Zuiderdam on a Trans Atlantic from March 16-31. This was our first TA, and likely our last. Service on the ... Read more
TorontoWoman
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Two friends. Retired . My second cruise. Attracted by this cruise because went to places such as Greenland which are ... Read more

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Dr.Dobro
1 Review
Member Since 2012
33 Forum Posts
My wife and I took the “Voyage of the Vikings” aboard the Veendam in July and August 2014, the full 35-day ... Read more
cantin2
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
65 Forum Posts
We board the elegant Nieuw Amsterdam in Barcelona for a 13 night Trans Atlantic crossing to Fort Lauderdale. We are ... Read more
fltam
5 Reviews
Member Since 2011
7 Forum Posts
This is a long review but it was a long cruise (42 days). Fort Lauderdale Embarkment/Disembarkment: Neither were too ... Read more
navybankerteacher
3 Reviews
Member Since 2005
8,422 Forum Posts
Embarkation at Civitacecchia on November 4 was the easiest and smoothest of any of our more than twenty sailings. The ... Read more
jenniferbremner
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We boarded Nieuw Amsterdam in Barcelona on 27th October. It is 10 years since we have been on a Holland America ship. ... Read more

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pnkandpurple
1 Review
Member Since 2013
14 Forum Posts
This was my third time doing this cruise from Barcelona to Ft Lauderdale. First time on the Nieuw Amsterdam. Warm sunny ... Read more
PixTraveler
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We have been traveling since 2000 when we visited Australia and the South Pacific. We have been on over ten cruises ... Read more
6110w73rd
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Everything started out great. The cabin was very clean and the staff was helpful. All the ports were quiet which was a ... Read more
LMM1801
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
165 Forum Posts
My DH has wanted to try a transatlantic. I was skeptical by the number of sea days (8) and that I would get bored. I ... Read more
wheelchairtraveler
4 Reviews
Member Since 2013
18 Forum Posts
This was our 8th cruise on HAL. We have always been pleased with the service and planning. There was the occasional ... Read more

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welshwaterboy
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
14 Forum Posts
We booked this trip from Amsterdam to Boston thinking that itinerary might attract some adventure travellers and ... Read more
semibeater
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
14 Forum Posts
As a 3 star mariner we have used HAL numerous times as well as Celebrity and RCCL. This ship is older but as attractive ... Read more
Cdn Adventurelady
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
We spent the spring in Europe book ended by a 2 wk transAtlantic crossing on on this ship and a 2 wk north sea ... Read more
Pinneberg
1 Review
Member Since 2014
After more than 40 years of cruising we are very sorry to report that we had the worse experience ever of any cruise ... Read more
Down-Unders
4 Reviews
Member Since 2005
1,317 Forum Posts
We boarded the beautiful Noordam for the second time in two years on the understanding that we could use any part of ... Read more

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jthaupt25
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
My husband and I have cruised about 6 times with Princess, Celebrity, and Uniworld River Cruises. We've always heard ... Read more
SargassoPirate
1 Review
Member Since 2009
251 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise on HAL, having some 30+ cruises on Royal, Princess, and Celebrity under our belts. Don't ... Read more
dubsypup
1 Review
Member Since 2014
5 Forum Posts
We didn't know what to expect on our first Transatlantic cruise, but we both feel this was an outstanding vacation, ... Read more
jhuntermartin
4 Reviews
Member Since 2005
498 Forum Posts
This was a great cruise and an incredible value for the money. However, I did notice a few cutbacks probably due to the ... Read more
Steph'n'Dave
12 Reviews
Member Since 2006
586 Forum Posts
Noordam – October 20/13 Mediterranean and Tran-Atlantic cruise We love cruising and we particularly love ... Read more

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