booking benefits valued at $1,500 per stateroom; Suite bookings receive
Wash., Aug. 7, 2017 — Holland America Line's
popular Explore4 promotion is back with four alluring offers on more than 600
March 2018 through April 2019 cruises. Travelers looking to book a cruise or
Alaska Land+Sea Journey for next year or beyond can take advantage of all the
benefits, which include complimentary beverages and specialty dining aboard
ship as well as reduced deposits and free or reduced fares for friends and
family. 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
friends and kids in the same stateroom, and 50 percent reduced deposits. Guests
receive all benefits, and bookings must be made by Nov. 17, 2017.
Receive Added Perks
Guests who book a cruise in a suite category stateroom will receive the four
offers plus an additional $200 onboard spending money per stateroom ($100 per
"Explore4 is a popular promotion that our guests eagerly await each year
because they appreciate perks like complimentary beverages, dinner at Pinnacle
Grill and reduced fares for thirds and fourths in the same stateroom — which
are great for multi-generational travel," said Orlando Ashford, president of
Holland America Line. "There's no better incentive to encourage cruisers to
book early than an exceptional value, and by booking now for next year with
Explore4, our guests ensure they are able to reserve their preferred itinerary
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, an alternative restaurant 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$799 for
the first and second guests 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 for an interior stateroom for the first and second guests, 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 and the Yukon Land+Sea Journeys, Asia,
Australia/New Zealand, the Baltic, Bermuda, Canada and New England, the
Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, the Mediterranean, Mexico, the Panama Canal and
South America. Grand Voyages and Grand Voyage segments are excluded.
For more information about Holland America Line, consult 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 and exotic Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages;
four annual Grand Voyages; and popular sailings to the Caribbean, Cuba, Alaska,
Mexico, Canada & New England, Bermuda, Europe and the Panama Canal. The
line welcomed ms
Koningsdam in 2016 and has a second Pinnacle-class ship, ms Nieuw Statendam, is 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 that comprises world-famous
chefs who design dishes exclusively for our guests.