WHY IT RATES: Vacationers focused on cruising with Holland America Line may have a number of extra crusing choices to select from by spring. —Codie Liermann, Senior Editor
Vacationers seeking to get again to sea on their favourite Holland America Line ship can anticipate a restart date of Might 2022 for Volendam and Zaandam. The ships will be a part of Eurodam, Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Statendam, Rotterdam and Zuiderdam, which have returned to service or are slated to restart cruising by November 2021.
Holland America Line will restart the 2 ships in Might when Volendam will discover Northern Europe and Zaandam will return to the Canada/New England area. With these new begin dates, the Grand World Voyage and Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage won’t function in 2022 and can resume in 2023.
“Now we have been diligently planning and making ready to maneuver our ships again into service, and after an especially profitable restart in Alaska and Europe we’re thrilled to have return-to-service dates for Volendam and Zaandam,” stated Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line. “The crew members on our ships in service have shared what a optimistic expertise it has been welcoming friends again on board. We stay up for subsequent spring when much more keen vacationers can get again to cruising with us.”
Volendam and Zaandam Return Might 2022
When Volendam returns on Might 1, the ship will provide longer explorations starting from 14 to 35 days to the Baltic, Norway as much as North Cape and Spitsbergen, British Isles and Iceland, all roundtrip from Rotterdam, Netherlands. The ship additionally sails alongside the Iberian Peninsula to the Mediterranean and all the way down to Egypt and Israel.
Zaandam restarts on Might 12 within the beloved Canada/New England area, with a cruise from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Boston, Massachusetts, adopted by itineraries between Boston and Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The ship will provide the favored 35-day Voyage of the Vikings itinerary in July that sails roundtrip from Boston to Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Eire.
Grand Voyages Resume in 2023
When the Grand World Voyage departs Jan. 3, 2023, Zuiderdam will debut on the 128-day around-the-world sojourn, providing world cruise friends the chance to e book a verandah stateroom for the primary time. Zuiderdam additionally options Music Stroll’s Lincoln Heart Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Membership and Billboard Onboard, together with specialty eating places Pinnacle Grill and Canaletto. Volendam will return for the 74-day Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage in 2023 that departs Jan. 3, 2023.
Visitors who have been booked on the 2022 Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage will likely be mechanically moved to the 2023 departure aboard Volendam. Visitors who have been booked on the 2022 Grand World Voyage aboard Zaandam will likely be mechanically moved to the 2023 Grand World Voyage aboard Zuiderdam.
“Our 2022 Grand World Voyage booked in report time, and with the pent-up demand to get again to world cruising we moved the cruise to Zuiderdam,” Antorcha added. “For the primary time on a Grand World Voyage our friends will be capable to e book a verandah stateroom class, which makes for spectacular scenic cruising, breakfast with a view or enjoyable outdoors with out leaving your stateroom.”
2023 Grand World Voyage Highlights — Zuiderdam
—128 days. Departing Jan. 3, 2023, roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale.
—Crossing the South Pacific to New Zealand and Australia earlier than crusing up the west coast of Africa and charting a path by means of Northern Europe.
—61 whole ports in 30 nations and island nations, together with eight in a single day calls.
—15 calls across the African continent with alternatives for safari experiences.
2023 Grand South America and Antarctica Highlights — Volendam
—74 days. Departing Jan. 3, 2023, roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale on an itinerary that circles the continent on a counterclockwise route.
—34 whole ports in 16 nations and island nations, together with 5 in a single day calls.
—Daylight transit of the Panama Canal and overland alternatives to go to Machu Picchu, the Galapagos Islands, Patagonia and Iguazu Falls.
—4 days of spectacular scenic cruising within the icescapes of Antarctica.
—11 calls in Brazil and a journey alongside the Amazon River to Manaus.
Koningsdam to Assume Well-liked Hawaii, Tahiti and Marquesas Cruise in 2023
With Zuiderdam embarking on the Grand World Voyage, Koningsdam will tackle that ship’s longer, unique itineraries in 2023. Koningsdam’s 25-day Mexican Riviera and Circle Hawaii Collectors’ Voyage will transfer from a Jan. 31, 2023, departure to Jan. 7, 2023, for 24 days. In February, the bigger Pinnacle Class ship gives the unique 35-day Hawaii, Tahiti and Marquesas itinerary roundtrip from San Diego, and all friends booked for that departure aboard Zuiderdam will likely be moved to Koningsdam.
Zuiderdam’s Panama Canal cruises in January and April 2023, in addition to a 10-day Mexico and Sea of Cortez voyage, will likely be assumed by Zaandam.
Full Refund Possibility Additionally Accessible
Visitors preferring a 100 % refund of monies paid to Holland America Line can go to the Cancellation Preferences Type to point their desire by Sept. 24, 2021.
The above choices are usually not relevant to friends booked on a constitution crusing. Different reserving and cancellation situations and insurance policies could apply if the cruise was not booked by means of Holland America Line. See the phrases and situations within the Cancellation Preferences Type for all particulars.
For extra details about Holland America Line, seek the advice of a journey advisor, name 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or go to hollandamerica.com.
SOURCE: Holland America Line press launch.