HAL-Holland America Line unveils 2024-2025 Asia season

   June 9, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

For HAL-Holland America's 2024-2025 Asia season, the line is set to explore the Far East with departures from Hong Kong, Yokohama (Tokyo), and Singapore to some of the most exciting cities across ten countries, with a focus on Japan.

MS Noordam sails a series of 9 different 14-day itineraries that operate around Cambodia, Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam. The voyages showcase the diversity of the countries while celebrating their histories. Late departures/overnight ports allow extra time for sampling the culture, cuisine, and nightlife of the region.

MS Westerdam heads to Asia on a 53-day "Majestic Japan" Legendary Voyage roundtrip from Seattle WA. Travelers can visit the Far East with a North American flight, easy embarkation, and a jetlag-free journey spanning several time zones.

Longer Legendary Voyages on 2 ships:

  • LEGENDARY VOYAGE: New 53-/52-day "Majestic Japan" aboard ms Westerdam departing September 1 or 2, 2024, either roundtrip Seattle WA, or between Vancouver BC and Seattle. Featuring 21 ports, 13 calls throughout Japan, and overnights at Yokohama (Tokyo), Kobe, and Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • LEGENDARY VOYAGE: New 28-day "Coral Triangle, Volcanoes and The Great Barrier Reef" departing January 5, 2025, roundtrip from Singapore aboard ms Noordam that explores 10 ports in 5 countries, including Indonesia and the Philippines, with scenic cruising in the Great Barrier Reef, Torres Strait, and past Kumba and Krakatau volcanoes.

Highlights of the 2024-2025 Asia Season include: 

  • ms Noordam explores Asia between September 2024-April 2025
  • Overnights include Yokohama (Tokyo), Kobe (Osaka), Laem Chabang (Bangkok), and Da Nang
  • The voyages visit a combined 49 ports in the region, 24 of which are in Japan
  • 13-day "North Pacific Crossing" from Vancouver to Yokohama (Sept 29, 2024)
  • 14-day "Circle Japan" roundtrip from Yokohama (3 itineraries)
  • 14-day "Japan, Taiwan and the Philippines" from Yokohama to Singapore
  • 14-day "Far East Discovery" from Hong Kong to Singapore
  • 14-day "Far East Discovery Holiday" roundtrip from Singapore
  • 14-day "Indonesian Discovery"
  • 14-day "Japan and Taiwan" roundtrip from Yokohama
  • 14-day "Japan and South Korea Discovery" roundtrip from Yokohama.

Asia Collectors' Voyages offer an ideal option for enthusiastic adventurers who desire a more extensive cruise experience, ranging from 27 to 42 days. These voyages are tailored for guests who want to explore various destinations without repeating itineraries, providing excellent value per day.

Holland America Line's extended Legendary Voyages, lasting from 25 to 59 days, combine the elegance of a Grand Voyage with carefully curated itineraries that encompass a wide array of ports, enhancing the overall experience at each destination. Most of these Legendary Voyages offered by Holland America follow a roundtrip/one-way route to/from a North American homeport, allowing travelers to embark on a global adventure conveniently starting from their own doorstep, with the added convenience of domestic flights.

For a limited time, when passengers book select 2024-2025 Asia voyages with the Have It All premium package, the standard package amenities of a Signature Beverage Package, specialty dining, shore trips, and Surf Wi-Fi are included, plus free prepaid Crew Appreciation, along with free upgrades to the Elite Beverage Package/Premium Wi-Fi. 

Beginning fares for 2024-2025 Asia cruises range from $1,700 to $11,000 per person, double occupancy, depending on length. Taxes/fees/port expenses are additional.