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Holland America First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews: 238 Ship Name Date Member Rating
DAM fine cruise by FlyfisherUK
Our first cruise took some careful planning using the internet ( no thanks to Imagine Cruising who ... continue
Noordam 02/13 5.0 out of 5+
1st Time Cruise Report Eurodam 1/26-2/2, 2013 by Dasbeak
This was the first cruise for my DW and I. We were with my parents, aunt, and three sisters and ... continue
Eurodam 02/13 5.0 out of 5+
Cruising in a wheelchair - Oosterdam by CentralCoastie
The good and bad about disabled cruising. ... continue
Oosterdam 01/13 5.0 out of 5+
Most Relaxing Vacation Ever by PBJGRL

My husband and I took our first cruise on HAL MS Eurodam. We booked an SC Suite Guarantee. I am ... continue

Eurodam 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Solo Cruiser/First Cruise by CatB
I opted to "get out of town" for Christmas and at the urging of friends, booked a HAL cruise. ... continue
Zaandam 01/13 5.0 out of 5+
Exceeded Our Expectations by JM Curley
This review is primarily for first-time cruisers. ... continue
Westerdam 03/13 5+ out of 5+
A first and maybe not many more by leo2012
How to have a nice time in a new place with some old friends ... continue
Nieuw Amsterdam 01/13 4.0 out of 5+
A taste of something special by Lara Cruising
Having read so many reviews and forums on Cruise Critic to prepare, would like to share our ... continue
Volendam 12/12 5.0 out of 5+
First experience was little rocky but good by QCNash09
Our first time cruise was basically everything we expected it to be with some rough seas and ... continue
Eurodam 11/12 4.0 out of 5+
A week on the Zaandam by kinghippy
We probably won't sail this line again ... continue
Zaandam 11/12 3.0 out of 5+
We were blown away by sammygoose
I may be a first time cruiser but I am a full time vacation researcher and traveller...on my own ... continue
Nieuw Amsterdam 12/12 5+ out of 5+
The deluxe verandah suite has no added value by Sirdouglas01
Stick to the superior verandah suite ... continue
Nieuw Amsterdam 10/12 3.0 out of 5+
1st time cruiser; HAL Noordam by georgina56
Mixed feelings; generally good but could do better. ... continue
Noordam 10/12 4.0 out of 5+
Disappointed by Passenger Demographics by Sailump1
We were told by senior officer that 70 percent of the crew were over the age of 80. ... continue
Zaandam 11/12 2.0 out of 5+
Well, the shore excursions were great...... by kolohe280
I would love to go back to Alaska some day, but I will have to find a way to do it that doesn't ... continue
Statendam 11/12 1.0 out of 5+
Across the Pacfic by rossmb
21 days across the Pacific from Los Angeles to Sydney ... continue
Volendam 10/12 5.0 out of 5+
Awesome Alaska Cruise but ship service lacking by knwnsav
My husband and I and 5 friends cruised Alaska's Inside Passage on the Holland America's Volendam ... continue
Volendam 10/12 3.0 out of 5+
Exceeded all expectations by Jazz41
This was our first cruise and we choose it because we wanted to see Alaska. After researching the ... continue
Volendam 10/12 5.0 out of 5+
Nieuw Amsterdam First Cruise by tenby50
Our very first cruise with more pro's than con's ... continue
Nieuw Amsterdam 09/12 4.0 out of 5+
Overall Nice Ship and itinerary by JimBoard
We enjoyed the midsize ship and HAL dining experience. The itinerary was strong but could have ... continue
Ryndam 09/12 4.0 out of 5+
Noordam Eastern Mediterranean by jnjmoore007
Great cruise itinerary, good ship, great room, friendly staff, good way to travel ... continue
Noordam 01/13 5.0 out of 5+
If Earth was a Waterworld HAL would've been my chosen contry by im2of5
Many thanks to the great reviews on this and other sites. All that info really helped preparing for ... continue
Volendam 09/12 5+ out of 5+
Wonderful Cruise on MS Noordam by Happy New Cruiser
Great Ship-Great Service-Great Honeymoon (Long Review) ... continue
Noordam 08/12 5.0 out of 5+
The best summer by DancingJungleKat

My general comment for the carnival breeze is simply WOW!

... continue
Noordam 07/13 5+ out of 5+
Zuiderdam -Vancouver to Alaska 14/07/12 by oldrox
After a 13 hour flight from New Zealand , we arrived in Vancouver and checked into the Century 21 ... continue
Zuiderdam 08/12 5+ out of 5+
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