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Holland America Line South America Cruise Reviews

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11 fun days from FLL

Review for Koningsdam to South America

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grandpacobra
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

daughter and son in law gave us the cruise as a gift food was excellent weather was great southern caribbean was fun as we had not been there in a while the ship was immaculately clean music was good and the tours were well timed, no waiting saw the mount Gay rum factory and tasted all the rums spoke a little French on a couple of the islands went to Mass on one on Sunday ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


A BIG THANK-YOU TO HOLLAND AMERICA

Review for Zaandam to South America

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holiday hopes
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We were on the ill-fated cruise which we boarded in Buenos Aires on March 7th, before the Coronavirus pandemic really began, but because we knew of its existence, extra care was taken to ensure our safety. Unfortunately, unknown to us all the coronavirus was aboard and spreading amongst us. When the cruise was terminated on March 15th, every effort was made to get us home safely. Our Captain: Ane ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Top Notch small ship! Great Itinerary!!!

Review for Zaandam to South America

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Herbs Mom
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary to the Antarctic. We flew down to Buenos Aires a day early so we could enjoy a little of the city before. Embarkation was fairly smooth - we arrived early and our luggage was taken right away and we checked in. By about 11:30 we were on the ship and went straight to our room. It was ready. We then went to the MDR to enjoy a lovely lunch - we ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


Great Itinerary -South America and Antarctica

Review for Zaandam to South America

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savoie.tx
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Included 4 days of sailing in Antarctica . Highlights- 1- Food selection: The food selection on this cruise was one of the highlights for us. We usually like to have dinner in the Main Dining room, but the selections in the Lido usually included everything that was offered in the Main Dining room and more. 2- Holland America Happy Hour- Liked the happy hour sessions. The 2nd drink only ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Almost a Perfect Journey

Review for Zaandam to South America

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teacherman
10+ Cruises

We had previously cancelled 2 cruises to South America, and I am glad that we did, because we found this one going to S America and Antarctica. We gained much information and ideas from those who had previously done this trip so I hope we can also provide the same for others who are considering this cruise. I will TRY to be brief. PRE-CRUISE: We flew to Santiago for a 3 day visit prior to ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Cruise marred by outbreak

Review for Zaandam to South America

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Steveo17
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This was a bucket list cruise for my wife. All the ports and excursions surpassed both our expectations. The narration by Exploration Team as we sailed into and around Antarctica was superb. Zaandam is a typical HA ship, one of their smaller ones with a nice cozy feel. We are 4 Star Mariners, with lots of cruising experience and always appreciate HA’s itineraries and attention to detail on ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


A Dream Becomes Reality With Holland America

Review for Volendam to South America

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GFM65
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Compared to other cruise lines, Holland America offered this extensive cruise at a reasonable price with 35+ ports of call and fantastic scenic cruising throughout including a marvelous 4 day tour of Antarctica and a week touring the Amazon. Excursions at each port were plenty and varied and catered to many levels of physical activity and pricing. My favorites were the archaeological sites, wild ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Volendam's Grand South America Voyage 2020

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djack77494
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The ports. The ports. The ports. The Price. The line (HAL). These are the things that attracted me to this voyage. This voyage of 11 weeks was my first cruise with a duration of over three weeks, and that alone turns the experience completely around. You see the same people, passengers & crew, over and over again and you get to know them. That was mostly good. Ran into many ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Cruising is not our thing, but this part of the world is beautiful

Review for Zaandam to South America

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Qila
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

We (Married couple in our 30's, no kids) choose this cruise because of the itinerary, because of Antarctica. Because we really wanted to see penguins in the region where they belong. And this was the only affordable way to do it. It was our first cruise ever. We know now that cruising is not our favorite way to travel, and I'm sure we will wait at least another 30-40 years before we ever book ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Vacation from hell

Review for Zaandam to South America

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Xojennett
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

I really wanted to go to Antarctica, I booked this entire cruise with the plan to do the excursion. It ended up getting canceled due to insurance problems and Holland America gave us (everyone on the excursion) future cruise credit. I think I'm going to let mine go to waste, I have no desire to ever go on another cruise and certainly not a Holland America one. Aside from that: my shower was super ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


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