Holland America Line Offers Affordable Holiday Cruises For Families

Cruising is the ultimate getaway and for this upcoming holiday season, Holland America Line will be offering 22 signature holiday cruises ranging from seven to 17 days – up to 50 percent off! Special reduced rates for third and fourth guests will apply on select sailings. These special rates are geared towards families – with six dates offering free or $199 rates for the third or fourth guest in a stateroom. Double-occupancy fares start at $699 per person, plus tax, for a seven-day Caribbean holiday cruise.

“With cruise values starting at $1,598 plus tax for a family of four sharing the same stateroom, ’tis the season to travel,” said Richard D. Meadows, CTC, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs. “Plus, holiday cruises allow guests to celebrate and relax in style with five-star dining, award-winning service and their favorite traditions observed with none of the hassle – letting guests truly enjoy their time with their family.”

Some of the fun festivities during these sailings include:

  • Holiday decorations
  • Sumptuous traditional meals
  • Seasonal movies
  • Culinary classes and demonstrations featuring tasty holiday treats
  • A visit from Santa for the kids
  • Activities and crafts
  • Strolling carolers
  • Tree-lighting ceremony
  • Eggnog in the Atrium
  • Christmas brunch
  • Santa’s milk and cookie late-night snack
  • Holiday show by the crew on Christmas Eve

If you are sailing on a ship over December 31st, you will enjoy a traditional New Year’s Eve Gala Ball with live music, dancing, festive attire and a midnight toast. Select college bowl games also will be broadcast on board. Each holiday voyage features clergy to conduct Catholic, Protestant and Jewish services (for cruises during Hanukkah).

For more information on the Caribbean 7 and 14 night cruises, Panama Canal, Antarctic, Mexican Riviera and Hawaiian cruises, visit Holland America.