Guests who book select cruises by June 1, 2017, can take
advantage of the perks
Seattle, Wash., March 24, 2017 —
As travelers get ready to cruise this year, Holland America Line is launching
its popular Ready Set Sail promotion featuring pre-paid gratuities and up to
$500 onboard spending money per stateroom. Guests who book a Holland America
Line cruise by June 1, 2017, will be eligible to receive the offer, and guests
who book a suite also will receive an additional $100 internet credit.
All cruises between June 1, 2017, and March 30, 2018, excluding Grand Voyages
and Grand Voyage segments, are eligible for the Ready Set Sail promotion.
Depending on stateroom category, guests will receive onboard spending money
ranging from $100 up to $500 per stateroom.
"As we head into spring the weather is getting nicer and travelers are starting
to think about their next vacation, so our Ready Set Sail promotion comes at
the right time and features some exceptional values," said Orlando Ashford,
president of Holland America Line. "Covering gratuities represents nice savings
for our guests, and the onboard spending money makes it possible for them to
take advantage of many of our shipboard venues and experiences that will
enhance their overall cruise vacation."
Indulge with Onboard
In addition to pre-paid gratuities for the entire cruise valued at up to $27
per stateroom per day, guests receive onboard spending money that can be used
to enjoy a variety of shipboard experiences and amenities. Extras that the
credit can be applied to include treatments at the Greenhouse Spa and Salon,
gift shop purchases, Journeys Ashore tours, 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 can cruise 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/New
England, Bermuda, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, the Far East, the
South Pacific, Europe and Australia/New Zealand.
For more information about Holland America Line, consult a travel professional,
call 1-877-SAIL HAL (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 115-day itineraries, the company's cruises visit all seven
continents with highlights including Antarctica explorations, South America
circumnavigations and exotic Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; four
annual Grand Voyages; and popular sailings to the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico,
Canada/New England, Bermuda, Europe and the Panama Canal. The line currently
has a new 2,650-guest ship, ms
Koningsdam, delivered in April 2016, as well as a second Pinnacle
Class ship, ms Nieuw
Statendam, due for delivery in November 2018. A third Pinnacle
Class ship, due for delivery in 2021, recently was announced.
The company recently announced $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 onboard at an America's Test Kitchen show; Explorations Café, powered
by The New York Times and 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 that comprises world-famous
chefs who design dishes exclusively for our guests.