guests also receive up to $300 in onboard spending money
Seattle, Wash., April 3, 2018 — Travelers looking to plan ahead and book
their future Holland America Line cruise vacation can take advantage of the
Ready Set Sail promotion featuring pre-paid gratuities, reduced deposits and
exceptional rates on nearly all of the cruise line's worldwide itineraries.
Guests who book a Holland America Line cruise by June 14, 2018, will be
eligible to receive the offer, and guests who book a suite also will receive up
to $300 onboard spending money per stateroom.
All cruises between Sept. 1, 2018, and Aug. 1, 2019, excluding Grand Voyages
and Grand Voyage segments, are eligible for the Ready Set Sail promotion. The
prepaid gratuities cover the hotel service charge, while 50 percent reduced
deposits and attractive fares make it more affordable to start planning for a
future cruise. Depending on the cruise length, guests booking suites will
receive onboard spending money up to $300 per stateroom.
"Our guests are frequent travelers and many book their next cruise up to a year
in advance. Promotions like Ready Set Sail give them the opportunity to reserve
now with a low deposit and receive incentives like prepaid gratuities and
onboard spending money," said Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America
Line. "Applying Ready Set Sail to the majority of our global cruises and adding
extra perks makes it possible for more cruisers to take that trip they've been
Suite guests can use their onboard spending money to enjoy a variety of
shipboard experiences and amenities. Extras that the credit can be applied to
include treatments at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, gift shop purchases, EXC
Tours (shore excursions), beverages or dinner at one of the specialty
restaurants such as Pinnacle Grill, Sel de Mer, Canaletto or Tamarind,
depending on the ship.
By booking with Ready Set Sail, guests enjoy cruise fare savings and can sail
all over the world while taking advantage of the promotion. Eligible Holland
America Line destinations include Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys, the
Caribbean, Canada and New England, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, the
Far East, the South Pacific, Europe, the Mediterranean, and Australia and New
For more information, contact a travel professional, call 1-877-SAIL-HAL (1-877-724-5425) or visit hollandamerica.com.
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America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE: CCL and
Holland America Line's fleet of 14 ships offers more than 500 cruises to more
than 400 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies around the world.
From shorter getaways to 113-day itineraries, the company's cruises visit all
seven continents, with highlights including Antarctica explorations, South
America circumnavigations, Cuba cruises and exotic Australia/New Zealand and
Asia voyages; four annual Grand Voyages; and popular sailings to the Caribbean,
Alaska, Mexico, Canada and New England, Bermuda, Europe and the Panama Canal.
The line welcomed Koningsdam
in 2016 and has a second Pinnacle-class ship,
Nieuw Statendam, to
be delivered in December 2018. A third Pinnacle-class ship, due for delivery in
2021, recently was announced.
The company is undergoing $300 million in brand enhancements to secure its
position as the leader in premium cruising. Fleetwide, the ships feature
innovative initiatives and a diverse range of enriching experiences focused on
destination immersion and personalized travel. Guests can expand their
knowledge through an exclusive partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine; during
an America's Test Kitchen show; at Explorations Café presented by The New York
Times; and by taking a Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Outstanding
entertainment fills each evening at venues including Lincoln Center Stage,
Billboard Onboard and B.B. King's Blues Club. The dining experience can be
savored at a variety of restaurants with menus that feature selections from
Holland America Line's esteemed Culinary Council, comprising world-famous chefs
who design dishes exclusively for our guests.