booking benefits add great value for guests; suite bookings receive additional
Seattle, Wash., July 18, 2018 —
Holland America Line's popular Explore4 promotion is back, making now the ideal
time to book a future dream cruise vacation. Explore4 features four enticing
offers on more than 600 cruises and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys from holiday 2018
through spring 2020. Travelers looking to plan ahead for next year or beyond
can take advantage of all the perks to sip, dine, sail and save. Offers include
complimentary beverages and specialty dining, reduced deposits and free or
reduced fares for third and fourth guests in a stateroom. Suite bookings also
receive onboard spending money.
The Explore4 promotion for guests booking any category stateroom includes a
Signature Beverage Package valued at $1,400 per stateroom (based on a 14-day
cruise), dinner at the Pinnacle Grill for two, free or reduced cruise fares for
third and fourth guests in the same stateroom, and 50 percent reduced deposits.
Guests receive all benefits when bookings are made by Nov. 19, 2018.
Receive Added Perk
Guests who book a cruise in a suite category stateroom will receive the four
Explore4 offers plus an additional $200 onboard spending money per stateroom
($100 per person).
"Explore4 continues to be one of our most exciting annual promotions because it
remains very popular among our guests, and the perks are so enticing they
appeal to new Holland America Line cruisers as well," said Orlando Ashford,
president of Holland America Line. "When planning a vacation such as a winter
Caribbean getaway, our guests appreciate added values like an inclusive
beverage package and specialty dining, as well as exceptional fares. Explore4
gives travelers the confidence to plan their future vacation with us knowing
they're getting some excellent added incentives."
Beverage, Dining and
Other Onboard Amenities Add to Cruise Value
Guests who book any category stateroom receive a Signature Beverage Package
that includes wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, sodas and coffee. The beverage
offer is only applicable on the cruise portion of Alaska Land+Sea Journeys.
Explore4 offers also include a complimentary dinner at the award-winning
Pinnacle Grill, a specialty restaurant on board known for serving delectable
Pacific Northwest favorites with the freshest, richest flavors. Featuring a
tantalizing menu highlighting steak and seafood dishes like filet mignon and
broiled Alaska king salmon, Pinnacle Grill also includes favorites like roasted
pumpkin risotto and double-cut Kurobata pork chops.
With reduced cruise fares on select sailings for friends and kids sharing a
stateroom with two other guests, a group of four can take an affordable
vacation to the Caribbean or a longer journey to an exotic destination. For
example, in the Caribbean, fares for seven-day cruises start from US$949 per
person, double occupancy in an interior stateroom, and free or reduced fares
apply for the third and fourth guests. A seven-day European cruise starts at
US$1,199 per person, double occupancy for an interior stateroom, with free or
reduced fares for third and fourth guests. Taxes, fees and port expenses are
By taking advantage of the 50 percent reduced deposit offer, guests will have
more flexibility and time before paying the final deposit on their cruise.
Available with Explore4
Guests looking to take advantage of the Explore4 program can choose select
itineraries to nearly all of Holland America Line's global destinations,
including Alaska and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys (Explore4 applies to cruise
portion only), Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Baltic, Bermuda, Canada and New
England, the Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, Holiday, the Mediterranean, Mexico, the
Panama Canal and South America. Grand Voyages and Grand Voyage segments are
For more information, contact a travel professional, call 1-877-SAIL-HAL (1-877-724-5425) or visit hollandamerica.com.
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Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:
CCL and CUK)]
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 is due for delivery
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.