Holland America Cruise Line sailed there first vessel in 1873. Today the Holland America Line is still in business providing amazing cruise experiences to destinations all around the world. The Holland America Line use to haul immigrants and to America and also brought commercial freight. Holland America started recreational cruises in 1973 and has since brought a satisfied smile to many customers who have cruised with them. The repeat rate for past cruisers who choose to book again with Holland America is amazing. Many people choose to book all of there cruises with Holland America and for good reason. They are fun and the food is great.

The Carnival Cruise Line now owns Holland America but the reputation and quality of Holland America is still top notch.

Holland America has cruise destinations world wide. With a cruise it is not the destination but the experience.

Places that Holland America Cruise Lines cruise too are:

  • Alaska
  • Asian and Pacific
  • Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific
  • Bermuda
  • Canada and New England
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Grand Voyages
  • Hawaii and Tahiti
  • Holiday
  • Mexico
  • Pacific Northwest and Pacific Coast
  • Panama Canal
  • South America

Holland America CruiseThe Grand Voyages

The Grand Voyages are extended cruising opportunities. You can choose a regional Grand Voyage or you can group the Grand Voyages together and cruise around the world. Obviously if you are out cruising for over 200 nights the price is going to be expensive but if you can afford it there is no better way to see the world.

If a world cruise is out of the question you can still voyage on one of there regional Grand Voyages and see an amazing part of the world.

Holiday Cruises

The Holiday Cruises are an excellent way to spend a holiday with your family. Instead of sweating over the Christmas or Thanksgiving cooking and kitchen clean up you can be served. You will experience gourmet dining at it's finest as well as pizza and hot dogs if your kids are picky. There is no mess to clean up. This will be the most relaxing holiday you have ever experienced.

Alaskan Cruises

Holland America is the best cruise line for Alaska cruising. Holland America has been doing Alaskan Cruises for longer than any of the other cruise lines. The best cruise for 7 days is the Glacier Discover Cruises. You leave out of Vancouver and voyage the inside passage with ports of calls such as Ketchikan and Sitka. You also get to see the world famous Hubbard Glacier as well as the seeing in depth the Inside Passage. After this cruise you can book an optional train tour of Denali national Park.

If you are looking to see even more of Alaska you can experience it on the new 14 day Alaskan Adventurer Cruises. You have 8 ports of calls including the island of Kodiak Alaska and Homer Alaska.

Regardless of which cruise you choose Holland America is a cruise line that does not disappoint. From gourmet cuisine to top notch service. There is nothing that compares to eating free pizza on a deck of a ship in Alaska as you watch the Whales jump and play. Image Credit: (Flickr/KerryVaughan)