HAL-Holland America sailing special transatlantic cruises for its 150th anniversary

   December 27, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

HAL-Holland America is celebrating the end of 2022 with a sale offering savings on fares, free stateroom upgrades, and other perks.

The sale, which can be booked up until February 28th, 2023, is available on select summer 2023/spring 2024 voyages. During the sale, each fare is up to 30% off with stateroom/balcony upgrades available (a verandah stateroom for the price of an oceanview/an oceanview for the price of an interior stateroom).  

Travelers who book their journey by January 31st will receive an onboard credit of up to US$400 per stateroom, depending on the length of the voyage.

In addition to the stateroom perks, children 18 and younger who are sailing as the 3rd and 4th guests in a stateroom can sail for free on select voyages. The free fare does not include taxes, fees, port expenses.

Holland America Line also offers a “Have it All” fare, including up to 3 shore excursions, specialty dining onboard, a signature beverage package, and a Wi-Fi package included in the fare.

As part of the sale, vacationers can head on 7-night trips to Alaska, explore the European waters from the Mediterranean to the Baltic, and soak up the warmth of the Caribbean with cruises to popular destinations like Saint Thomas, Grand Cayman, and more.

Holland America, which started as a shipping/passenger line named the Netherlands-American Steamship Company, will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2023. To mark the milestone, it is revisiting historic ports of call around the world in northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Alaska, and more.

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Holland America is also offering special transatlantic voyages for its anniversary.

The first crossing (in October 2022) recreated HAL’s first Atlantic voyage (before the company even incorporated).

The second Atlantic crossing (departing on April 3, 2023, out of Florida) will spend 8 days at sea, and is planned to arrive on HAL's anniversary date (April 18th) in the Netherlands.