spending money also can be combined with Explore4 promotion perks of
complimentary beverages, specialty dining and more
Wash., Oct. 2, 2018 — Holland America Line is
supporting October's Choose Cruise Month organized by Cruise Lines
International Association (CLIA) with an offer on more than 800 cruises sailing
to all of the premium line's global destinations that features up to $400
onboard spending money for booking an ocean view or above stateroom.
The Choose Cruise Month offer also can be combined with the Explore4 promotion
to receive greater benefits that include complimentary beverages and specialty
dining, reduced deposits and free or reduced fares for third and fourth guests
in a stateroom. With Explore4, suite bookings also receive additional onboard
The monthlong event that runs Oct. 1 – 31, 2018, features promotions that aim
to give consumers the opportunity to become more knowledgeable about cruising,
as well as plan and book a Holland America Line cruise vacation with extra
benefits. The Choose Cruise offer applies to select sailings from fall
2018 through spring 2020.
"The Choose Cruise initiative throughout the month of October puts a spotlight
on cruising with the aim of educating consumers on the incredible ship and
destination options that cruising offers, while remaining the best vacation
value there is," said Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line.
"Combining the extra onboard spending money with our Explore4 promotion makes
October the ideal time to make a Holland America Line booking, whether it's for
the first time or you're a seasoned cruiser."
For the Choose Cruise offer, travelers making a booking on select fall and
holiday 2018 through spring 2020 cruises (excluding Grand Voyages) in ocean
view and above staterooms receive onboard spending money up to $400, depending
on the length of the cruise and type of stateroom (ocean view or higher)
booked. This offer can be combined with the cruise line's Explore4 promotion
that provides four added-value extras for guests booking any category
stateroom, including a Signature Beverage Package, 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.
With Explore4 suite bookings also receive $200 onboard spending money per
stateroom ($100 per person) in addition to the four offers and exclusive Choose
Cruise Month onboard spending money, making it possible to receive a total of
up to $600 in onboard spending money.
Through the combined Choose Cruise and Explore4 promotions, for example, guests
can book a seven-day western Caribbean sailing aboard Nieuw Statendam Feb.
10, 2019, for $849 per person for an ocean view stateroom with a 50 percent
reduced deposit required. Each stateroom would receive a total $50 shipboard
credit in addition to Pinnacle Grill dinner for two ($70 value) and Signature
Drink Package for two ($700 value). Taxes, fees and port expenses are
Guests looking to take advantage of the Choose Cruise offer can book select
itineraries to 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, 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 excluded.
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)]
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, Europe and the Panama Canal. The line
in 2016 and has a second Pinnacle-class ship,
Nieuw Statendam, to
be delivered in December 2018. A third Pinnacle-class ship will be delivered in
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.