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166 Holland America Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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Trans-Atlantic cruise on HAL Eurodam, April 14 -- 27, 2012 Ft.Lauderdale, Madeira, Malaga, Alicante to Rome. Our ... Read more
Pleasant Surprise expatriate
05/12
My wife and I are not "cruise" people(except on our own boats), however we are retired and have time available so ... Read more
Eurodam ON cruiser
05/12
Having done two trans-Atlantic's ("TA")from Europe to North America, this year we thought to try it the other way. We ... Read more
04/12
We have cruised over 25 times, three on HollandAmerica. This was our 5th repositioning transatlantic and have gone both ... Read more
It was great to get back to the Ryndam after a somewhat diappointing cruise on the Niew Amsterdam. The Ryndam reminded ... Read more

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Never Again! spudmuffinxx
12/11
As mentioned by another poster - this was the 17 day Transatlantic cruise with the Norovirus. I traveled with a friend ... Read more
This was our first time on the Elegant Explorer and we were a little concerned due to it's age. The trip began with a ... Read more
Did we have a bad cruise due to the Norovirus? I think my opinion would be different if I was one of the 159 ... Read more
12/11
We just returned from our third lengthy cruise on the Prinsendam. We have sailed on her about 100 days in the last ... Read more
12/11
The cruise was great, but the food in the main dining room was very uneven. Some nights it was great and on other ... Read more

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Embarkation for the trip was in Rome. The ship had an outbreak of norovirus on the previous cruise so they were ... Read more
My husband & I (late 30's) have been traveling around the world since August 2010. We returned to the U.S. this summer ... 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
What A Ride...!! 1aCruise4wks
11/11
We sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam Trans-Atlantic Cruise on October 27, 2011. We actually flew into Venice two days early ... Read more
Transatlantic for 17 days. What should we expect. Good Food - yes, Lovely Ship - yes, Entertainment 24/7 - no, ... Read more

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Storm at Sea Archie's Mom
11/11
Our October-November 2011 cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam was our second transatlantic crossing and probably our last. ... Read more
11/11
Ok... this is going to be a tale of what you might expect to consider , encounter or anticipate if doing a 20 day ... Read more
As a traveller, I would like to know what to expect if I signed up for this Cruise next year, day by day. Hence the ... Read more
10/11
After spending 2 weeks inScotland visiting friends, my husband and I rented a car and drove down to Dover, England to ... Read more
Cruise for itinerary horizonpair
10/11
Prior cruises have been on 700+ passenger ships. This was a second try at HAL for me and a fifth for my partner (going ... Read more

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Rotterdam Blues ! Mr SD Weinberg
09/11
Like another reviewer on Tripadvisor my wife and I were also on the July Transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New ... Read more
First: Im Swedish, excuse me for bad english. Second: Im a rather experienced traveller in many parts of the world. ... Read more
We returned on September 10, 2011 from a 17-day transatlantic cruise on the Eurodam that started in Dover, England on ... Read more
Icebergs Ahead John Harvey
09/11
We selected the cruise for the itinerary and were not disappointed. Amsterdam, Zeebrugge and Dublin were as expected. ... Read more
We sailed onboard the MS Rotterdam from Rotterdam to NYC on july 3th 2011. The departure from Rotterdam was very ... Read more

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