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Holland America Line Volendam Cruise Reviews for Repositioning Cruises to Transpacific

Holland America Line
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Repositioning Cruises


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10 Holland America Line Volendam Cruise Reviews for Repositioning Cruises to Transpacific

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3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Loved our 6 days at sea!


We booked this cruise as ports looked great (japan to Vancouver via Alaska) and thought would try holland America line. Overall we enjoyed everything - staff great, food amazing, efficient off and on boat, shows ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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2 Reviews Written

Round the world in 30 days.

I have had my eye on this cruise for some time. Actually we booked the Yokohama to Vancouver this spring, but had to cancel. So now we did the Vancouver-Yokohama-Shanghai cruise. It was a pleasant experience. The ...
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Sail Date September 2017

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1 Review Written

The ship is old

Thought it was an exciting way to avoid flying to Japan and do some hiking in Alaska. One cruise port (Dutch Harbour) was cancelled for good reason I guess and we were credited but made it boring especially when ...
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Sail Date September 2017

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1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

A Relaxing Cruise - Some Highs - Some Lows

The Japan to Vancouver 16 day cruise was our fourth on HAL. Volendam is the smallest of the four ships we have been on, but it has all the characteristics of the larger versions and we felt right at home from the ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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Cruisers from BC

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes


The itinerary for this cruise - Japan, South Korea and the N Pacific crossing was great. We enjoyed all the ports. Embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth in Yokohama. Going ashore in the other ports was ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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Lee Shar

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Volendam 16 day Pacific Ocean Crossing - Spring

My travel partner has a son living in Japan and this seemed a good way to visit Japan and come home easily. What a great decision that was. This was a well done cruise with three lecturers discussing the Japanese ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not good HAL, shame on you.

Aussies Beware. Holland America Line (HAL) Our holiday (disaster), my wife and I were on the Volendam in stateroom 7062. We arrived in Vancouver May 4th, We boarded the ship in Yokohoma a 19 day cruise, the ...
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Sail Date April 2016

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18 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Cruising w/ HAL Same Time Next Year

HAL is one of my favorite lines. . I like long cruises of 30 day and have already booked next year's HAL Cruise to S. AMERICA why? 1.dining room service w/ yudi was as good as the pinnacle and i tipped xtra. ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pacific Crossing

I am not a usual contributor to review forums but I am struggling to reconcile the wonderful cruise just experienced on Volendam with these recent negative reviews on Cruise Critic. A strong influence on the ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good but Could Be Better

Review of the Volendam Food: 1) fine. Could have been spiced some more ; understand it must be reasonably standardized. Had good “special“ days” : Asian Barbecue Day, Indonesian lunch, etc. ...
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Sail Date March 2015

Volendam Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.7
Value For Money4.03.7
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