Cruise Overview

Fly from London Heathrow to Vancouver, Canada. Here you will stay 3 nights downtown at a 4* hotel, during your stay we have included a Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour  Before the cruise itself which explores the coastline of Alaska including scenic cruising and stopping off at all those ports of call you would expect, whilst enjoying all the facilities in premium luxury onboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam. 

  • Discover the Beauty of Alaska w/ Vancouver Stay
  • Holland America Line
  • Nieuw Amsterdam
  • Alaska
  • 05 September 2018
  • 11 nights
  • Vancouver
  • CDT22011
  • Cruise and Stay

    Included in this Package

  • Return International flights from London
  • Private Airport Transfers
  • 3 Nights 4* Hotel Downtown Vancouver
  • 7 Night Luxury Full Board Cruise aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam
  • Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour

Extra Benefits

  • ★ Attraction Tickets

1 London Heathrow Airport / London

Fly from London to Vancouver. Private transfer on arrival you 4* hotel. Overnight Vancouver

2 Vancouver, Canada

Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour

3 Vancouver, Canada

Day at Leisure.

4 Vancouver

Make you own way to the port. Embark Nieuw Amsterdam, depart Vancouver.

5 Inside Passage
6 Juneau
7 Skagway
8 Glacier Bay
9 Ketchikan
10 Inside Passage
11 Vancouver

Private transfer on arrival to the airport for your return flight overnight to London

* Prices are per person based on two adults sharing. Prices may change at any time without notice.

What's Included

  • Full Board Cruise & Taxes
  • Pre Cruise Hotel Stay
  • Private Transfers
  • Scheduled Flights

Extra Benefits

  • ★ Attraction Tickets
* Prices are per person based on two adults sharing. Prices may change at any time without notice.

Nieuw Amsterdam


  • Large
  • 11
  • 2106
  • Premium
  • 285.2
  • Ocean
  • 24
  • 2010
  • En-US
  • 32.2
  • 86700
  • USD
  • 929
  • 28

  • The Showroom at Sea
  • Front Office
  • Shore Excursions
  • Future Cruises
  • Ocean View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • The Showroom at Sea
  • Piano Bar
  • Casino & Casino Bar
  • Northern Lights
  • Culinary Arts Centre
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Atrium
  • Pinnacle Bar
  • Art Gallery
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • King's Room
  • Lower Manhattan Dining Room

  • The Showroom at Sea
  • Screening Room
  • Merabella Luxury Shop
  • Shops
  • Atrium
  • Ocean Bar
  • Photo Gallery
  • Upper Manhattan Dining Room

  • Neptune Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Ocean View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Neptune Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Suites

  • Neptune Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Oceanview Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Neptune Suites
  • Pinnacle Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Neptune Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Fitness Centre
  • Therapy Rooms
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Thermal Suites
  • Sauna
  • Hydro Pool
  • Lido Pool
  • Lido Bar
  • Terrace Grill
  • Canaletto Restaurant
  • Lido Restaurant
  • Sea View Bar
  • Sea View Pool

  • The Loft
  • Club HAL
  • Neptune Spa Suites
  • Verandah Spa Staterooms
  • Oceanview Spa Staterooms
  • Interior Spa Staterooms 

  • Crow's Nest
  • Explorations Café
  • Cabana Club
  • Silk Den
  • Tamarind Restaurant
  • Volleyball Court
  • Basketball Court
  • Verandah Spa Staterooms

  • 1,357 Square feet 
  • Private Veranda
  • Sleeps 4

The Pinnacle Suite features bedroom with king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower, with fragrant bath salts and exfoliating loofah mitt for an invigorating shower experience, living room, dining room, dressing room, private veranda, pantry, sofa bed for two persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows.

Suite amenities include complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise, complimentary sparkling wine served in the Neptune Lounge upon embarkation and a complimentary bottled water provided in suite at embarkation. Guests in suites also benefit from gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night, cold hors d’oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request, binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise, as well as a cocktail party with the ship’s officers. Other benefits include: priority boarding for tendered ports of call, special disembarkation service, priority dining and seating requests, exclusive daily breakfast service, and high tea service in-suite on request. Elegant wooden clothing brush, lint remover and shoehorn for keeping clothing immaculate is also included.

Guests also have access to a very special amenity exclusively for those cruising in a Neptune or Pinnacle Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialise with other suite guests and enjoy the personalised service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and WiFi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.

  • 500-712 Square feet
  • Private Veranda 
  • Sleeps 4

Neptune Suites feature two lower beds convertible to a king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, with fragrant bath salts and exfoliating loofah mitt for an invigorating shower experience, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, sofa bed for two persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

Suite amenities include complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise, complimentary sparkling wine served in the Neptune Lounge upon embarkation and a complimentary bottled water provided in suite at embarkation. Guests in suites also benefit from gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night, cold hors d’oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request, binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise, as well as a cocktail party with the ship’s officers. Other benefits include: priority boarding for tendered ports of call, special disembarkation service, priority dining and seating requests, exclusive daily breakfast service, and high tea service in-suite on request. Elegant wooden clothing brush, lint remover and shoehorn for keeping clothing immaculate is also included.

Guests also have access to a very special amenity exclusively for those cruising in a Neptune or Pinnacle Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialise with other suite guests and enjoy the personalised service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and WiFi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.

  • 174-180 Square feet 
  • Ocean View
  • Sleeps 2

Ocean View Staterooms feature two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, and a bathroom with bathtub and shower, as well as fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure.

Stateroom amenities include luxurious beds featuring Sealy Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, and 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers. Suites also benefit from complimentary fresh fruit on request, elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages, Flat-panel TV and DVD player, as well as ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

  • 151-233 Square feet 
  • Sleeps 2

Interior Staterooms feature two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, and a bathroom featuring fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure.

Stateroom amenities include luxurious beds featuring Sealy Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, and 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers. Suites also benefit from complimentary fresh fruit on request, elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages, Flat-panel TV and DVD player, as well as ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

  • 372-384 Square feet 
  • Private Veranda
  • Sleeps 3

Signature Suites feature two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bathroom with dual-sink vanity, bathroom with full-size whirlpool bath & shower, as well as an additional shower stall with fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure. A large sitting area, teak-lined private verandah, sofa bed for one person, and floor-to-ceiling windows are also included.

Stateroom amenities include Holland America Line's signature Mariner's Dream bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, daily housekeeping to tidy belongings and keep staterooms immaculate, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, lighted magnifying mirrors; salon-quality hair dryers, and luxurious bathrobes for use during the voyage. Each stateroom also benefit from flat-panel TV and DVD player, complimentary DVD library, generous storage, safes for your valuables, Complimentary fresh fruit on request, complimentary 24-hour In-Room Dining, nightly turndown service, complimentary shoeshine service, as well as complimentary ice service

In addition to the stateroom amenities, guests cruising in Signature Suites also benefit from a variety of firm, medium and soft pillows, premium duvet, oversized bath towels, and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers, mini-bar, personalised cruise stationery, one-touch telephone concierge service, fresh flowers, and umbrellas for your use on the cruise.

  • 212-359 Square feet 
  • Private Veranda
  • Sleeps 2

Verandah Staterooms feature two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bathroom with bathtub & shower featuring fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, sitting area, teak-lined private veranda, floor-to ceiling windows.

Stateroom amenities include Holland America Line's signature Mariner's Dream bed featuring a plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, daily housekeeping to tidy belongings and keep staterooms immaculate, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, lighted magnifying mirrors; massage showerheads; salon-quality hair dryers, and Luxurious bathrobes for use during the voyage. Each stateroom also benefit from flat-panel TV and DVD player, complimentary DVD library, generous storage, safes for your valuables, Complimentary fresh fruit on request, complimentary 24-hour In-Room Dining, nightly turndown service, complimentary shoeshine, as well as complimentary ice service.

Refined and luxurious, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining. Creative, innovative menus featuring choice sustainability raised beef and premium seafood delight the palate.

The Pinnacle Grill on the Lower Promenade Deck is an intimate reservations only additional charge restaurant.

Dishes on offer range from premium sterling silver beef, filet mignon and jumbo prawns, and broiled lobster tail to Caesar salad and lobster bisque for starters and chocolate and raisin bread and butter pudding or baked Alaska for dessert.

The lunch time menu offers dishes such as fish sandwiches on sourdough bread, pasta and salads.

For one evening per cruise, The Pinnacle is transformed into "An Evening at le Cirque" with a change to its wine list and table decorations and the menu serving dishes from Sirio Maccioni's legendary New York Restaurant such as lobster salad, sweetcorn soup, seared black cod, three cheese ravioli and creme brulee.

The Master Chef's Room is a private reservations only room within the Pinnacle Grill, serving a set 7 course menu with premium wines.

Only open on select evenings, the $89 per person charge covers the seven courses and wine parings with food served on Versace china. Dishes on offer include goose liver, frappe of lobster, sea bass, granite, veal, cheeses, chocolate seduction dessert, petit fours and coffee and tea.

Named for the famous 18th Century Venetian artist, the Canaletto Restaurant is adjacent to the Lido Restaurant dining area. “Spartire” is the Italian word for sharing; the new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.

The Canaletto Restaurant located on Deck 9, in a corner of the Lido Restaurant, is the ship's reservations only complimentary Italian restaurant, serving dinner.

Food on offer includes a selection of antipasti, soups and salads ranging from minestrone soup to tomato, cucumber and olive salad, pasta such as seafood linguini and spaghetti and meatballs and desserts including tiramisu, ice cream and chocolate mille-feuille.

On crisp white linen, course after course arrives. Behind the scenes, master chefs have brought flavours to perfection. For an elegant breakfast, leisurely lunch or unforgettable five-course dinners designed by Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, the main dining room is your destination for elegant dining aboard.

As You Wish Dining- Flexibility is the hallmark of Holland America Line's As You Wish dining program, and in the main Dining Room, it’s your choice of a traditional pre-set seating and dining time or a flexible open schedule.

One level of the two-tiered restaurant will offer a flexible/open dining service from 5.15pm to 9 pm daily, and the other will host two seatings, an early seating at 5.45pm and main seating at 8pm. Pre-set dining times are subject to change based on itinerary. Guests selecting flexible open seating may make reservations daily during a cruise up to 4pm, or simply walk up anytime during dining hours.

Holland America Line has added another famous partnership to its innovative culinary program as it enters into an exclusive agreement with the illustrious Le Cirque restaurant to offer “An Evening at Le Cirque” in the Pinnacle Grill. Master Chef Rudi Sodamin worked with Le Cirque’s Executive Chef Craig Hopson to re-create the legendary eatery’s whimsical ambiance and award-winning dining experience onboard — from serving the amuse-bouche on fanciful orange Le Cirque china to featuring the restaurant’s famous crème brûlée.

For at least one night per voyage, the Pinnacle Grill will transform into a Le Cirque–like atmosphere. On these special evenings, menu offerings, wine selections, table decorations and the restaurant setting are tailored to create an authentic Le Cirque dining experience that is sure to impress both the eyes and palates.

Located in the centre of the Lido deck, the Lido Restaurant offers relaxed dining, extensive menu selections and as always, impeccable service from an attentive, yet unobtrusive staff. Bountiful breakfasts feature fresh-squeezed orange juice, cooked-to-order omelettes, pancakes, fresh fruits, natural cereals and yogurts. For lunch, cuisine from around the world, including Asian stir-fry, sushi, pizza, pasta, gourmet sandwiches and an extensive salad bar. At dinner time, the Lido features waiter service and entrées from both the Lido and main Dining Room menus. Dine indoors in air-conditioned comfort or enjoy the fresh salt air on deck.

Located outside on the Lido Deck, the Terrace Grill features portable buffet bars offering pizza, nachos, grilled hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings, sandwiches and gourmet sausages. Whether cruising the tropics where it's sunny and warm or enjoying the cooler destinations under an insulated sliding glass roof, enjoy a relaxed lunch poolside at the Terrace Grill.

Slice, located near the Sea View Pool, is the ship's poolside pizzeria serving gourmet pizza by the slice.

Explorations Café, located on the Promenade Deck, features a bar serving speciality coffees and pastries.

Enjoy the Tamarind for food evoking the rich culinary traditions of Southeast Asia, China and Japan. Recently noted for its "cuisine that rivals the top restaurants on land" by Condé Nast Traveler, Tamarind is located on the uppermost deck, providing stunning panoramic views port and starboard.

Seating 144, the Asian inspired restaurant offers a complementary lunch menu consisting of dishes such as steamed dim sums, snapper, red curry coconut chicken, sweet and sour vegetable tempura and sushi.

Dinner is reservation only and costs $15 per head.

The dinner menu begins with appetisers, soup, sushi and sashimi, futomaki followed by mains courses based on water, fire, wood and earth elements and then deserts such as mango cloud or tamarind chocolate.

The Ocean Bar surrounds the central Atrium on deck 3 and features a small stage and dance floor. It provides a good venue for pre dinner drinks and dancing.

The Piano Bar on the Lower Promenade Deck provides guests with a venue to have a drink and sing along to requests played by the pianist.

The Crow's Nest, located on the Deck 11, features a small stage, dance floor and bar and in the evening becomes a nightclub.

Offering 270 degree views, trivia and mixology classes take place here during the day.

The Lido Bar serves the Lido Pool, midship on Deck 9, and the Seaview Bar serves the Sea View Pool towards the end of the deck. From either, you can enjoy a refreshing beverage poolside in shaded seating around the bar or delivered to your sunny chaise lounge.

The Casino Bar on Deck 2, serving the casino, also doubles as a sports bar with overhead screens airing sporting events.

The Northern Lights on deck 2 is the ship's nightclub which hosts various themed nights.

Drop by after dark as the ship's dance club revs up...

The Explorer's lounge, located on Deck 2, is an intimate lounge convenient for pre dinner cocktails.

Featuring the ships' Adagio Strings classical quartet playing a range of classical and contemporary music, Explorer's lounge is also the ships premium wine tasting lounge.

On selected cruises, guests will have the opportunity to participate in complimentary dance classes based on dance routines from the ABC smash hit show “Dancing with the Stars.” This is a chance to learn the basics or new steps.

They will also have the chance to compete in the Dancing with the Stars: At Sea competition. Following an early elimination process, finalists will have the opportunity to take to the main stage with the ship’s dance professionals. One Cruise Champion will emerge, based on the highest combined point total from our panel of three judges, as well as audience participation.

Select cruises will also feature dance pros and celebrities from ABC's “Dancing with the Stars”. Guests will enjoy a chance to take photos, get autographs and ask questions. A special fashion show features the glamorous costumes from the show and a dazzling evening production will star the dance professionals and celebrities.

After dinner, take your seat in the ship's magnificent show lounge for a dazzling show.

The Showroom, located on decks 1, 2 and 3, is the ship's theatre with 2 shows nightly timed for early and late dining.

Enjoy dynamic concerts and exciting musical productions featuring Broadway veterans, talented illusionists, as well comedians and musicians.

Whether you are an experienced gambler or rolling dice for the first time, the Casino offers games for all levels as well as complimentary lessons from friendly dealers and tournaments for veteran players.

The games offered include:

- Table Games - Play Blackjack, Roulette, Craps (select ships), Three Card Poker, Texas Hold ‘Em and more.

- Slots - From penny to five-dollar machines and multi-denomination games, plus video poker, there's a game for you. You’ll find slot favourites such as Wolf Run, Wheel of Fortune, Super Jackpot Party and more! And the Megacash jackpot, the biggest progressive jackpot at sea, is linked to over 50 cruise ships worldwide.

- Cruise Lottery - Guests can play the cruise lottery for a chance to win a 7-day cruise.

- Tournaments - Join in the fun of a Slot or Blackjack tournament for that extra chance to win big.

- Gaming Lessons - Learn how to play a new casino game with free gaming lessons onboard.

Watch movies with free popcorn in the ship's movie theatre, or on the giant LED screen on deck. Ship Flicks, a catalogue of over 1,000 DVD titles is also available for stateroom delivery and viewing.

The Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times, offers a comfortable coffee house environment where you can browse through one of the most extensive libraries at sea, view a wide array of audio and video programming, or simply read the morning paper. Guests can also enjoy fresh pastries and their favourite espresso drink provided by Torrefazione Italia.

Internet stations featuring news and email, with free access to The New York Times online edition (wireless hot spots also available for those traveling with laptops) are also available, as well as destinations-related content and travel-related crossword puzzles provided by The New York Times. For those looking for another kind of relaxing activity, there are also large jigsaw puzzle tables.

Holland America Line is known for the extensive art collections onboard each of its ships. Now, fine art goes high tech. The line invites you to enjoy the self-guided walking tour for each ship which highlights the art onboard an eclectic collection that is valued at tens of millions of dollars.

Narrated by well-known radio hosts Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman, the 30-40 minute tours include walking directions, interviews with artists, background music and thumbnails of some of the artwork. Download the ship-specific art tour onto your personal iPod, MP3 or portable media player before you embark on your Holland America Line cruise. Pre-loaded art tours are also available on board.

As a guest onboard Holland America Line, you are invited to indulge your inner art connoisseur by immersing yourself in the ship’s exclusive onboard gallery and fine art experience. Through exciting live auctions, dazzling gallery exhibitions, enriching educational programs and intimate champagne-sipping enthusiast events, you are destined for a memorable artistic encounter that will ignite your passion for fine art.

Representatives from Park West Gallery bring their expertise to Holland America Line and afford the art novice to seasoned aficionado access to an extensive array of paintings, prints, drawings, watercolours, mixed-media, sports memorabilia and animation art. Park West engages guests in a way that is sure to surprise and delight every level of collector.

Vibrant works of art by world-renowned contemporary artist Peter Max, quiet cottage scenes by Thomas Kinkade and collectable sports memorabilia from favourite athletes are but glimpses of the broad range of exquisite items offered by Park West Gallery to guests on board Holland America Line. Be sure to visit the gallery on embarkation day to pre-register for the art activities and ensure a space in one of the educational programs and champagne events. Gallery event guests also have the opportunity to take home a complimentary gift of art and enter raffle drawings for special art prizes.

Founded in 1969, Park West Gallery has brought fine works of art to more than 1.3 million clients worldwide through events at sea, at its gallery locations in Michigan and Florida, and by select auctions in major metropolitan areas. Every purchase from Park West Gallery comes with a certificate of authenticity, assuring that each is subjected to the highest level of artistic and critical scrutiny. The gallery also offers convenient shipping and framing services so you may easily enjoy your new work of art at home.

It all begins with a great photo taken at embarkation -- the first of many photo opportunities. Your onboard photographers, called "Image Creators" will be with you throughout the cruise, ready to capture that special moment at the Bon Voyage Party, Formal Night, Scenic Cruising and more.

The Photo Gallery on board offers print and digital photos, photo packages and DVDs of your cruise itinerary and voyage. Be sure to take home memories of your voyage that will last a lifetime.

Black Label Photography

Whether the look he captures on film is thoughtful, irreverent or joyous, Joe Craig believes a successful photograph reveals the soul of its subject. He has spent his life perfecting his craft and teaching it to others. See what his approach can show you.

Joe Craig Black Label creates images that blend innocence and sophistication. It’s a great opportunity for you and your friends, family or special someone to capture the memory of your voyage in interpretive photography.

All Black Label artists on board are personally trained by Joe, and studio sessions are complimentary, with no obligation to buy and no sitting fee.

Discover a world-class shopping experience only steps away. The Signature Shops onboard offer a great selection of fine jewellery, watches, fragrances, premium liquor, exclusive Holland America Line souvenirs and more all at tax and duty free savings. You’ll find many famous brands with designer names specially selected with you in mind. Knowledgeable specialists will gladly answer all your questions and are dedicated to providing you with excellent service, helping to make your cruise vacation, relaxing and enjoyable.

The Culinary Arts Centre on the ms Nieuw Amsterdam is a multi purpose venue with its own bar and hosting a number of activities including gourmet cooking lessons in the state of the art demonstration kitchen, wine tasting and line dancing. It can be found on deck 2 of the ship.

The Cabana Club on the Observation Deck near the Crows nest is the ship's smoking room.

The Pinnacle Bar serves the Pinnacle Grill as well as being the ship's champagne bar, and is located on the Lower Promenade Deck.

Silk Den is an Asian inspired bar serving the Tamarind Restaurant on Deck 11.

Surrounded by panoramic ocean views, it specialises in Saketinis - cocktails made using sake as the mixer.

Service Animals

Holland America Line only permits service animals onboard, defined as those animals that are individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability. They do not permit guests to bring pets, therapy/companion animals, and other animals that do not meet the definition of service animals. If you have any questions about whether the animal you wish to bring on board is, in fact, a service animal, you may contact the Access & Compliance Department.

Guests who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

To help maximise the cruise experience for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing, Holland America Line has made the following items available:

• Stateroom kits that include a visual and tactile alert for someone knocking at the door, the phone ringing, or an alarm.

• Stateroom televisions capable of showing closed captioning (some satellite feeds do not transmit with captioning, so this feature is available only when the signal the ship receives has captioning).

• Telephones with amplified sound for staterooms.

• Assistive Listening Systems with portable receivers in the show lounges to assist guests who are hard of hearing to hear the shows.

• Written safety information and a copy of the lifeboat drill safety speech.

Guests who are Blind or have Low Vision

To help maximise the cruise experience for our guests who are blind or have low vision, Holland America Line has made the following items available:

• Window-Eyes computer software in the Explorations Café that allows guests to navigate the web by listening to the text.

• Downloadable daily activities, news, and menus for guests with laptops with screen reader programs. These items may also be downloaded to the Window-Eyes enabled computer in the Explorations Café.

• With 45 days notice, large print or Braille menus describing the inspired cuisine offered across a myriad of venues, from the elegant Dining Room to the casual Lido Restaurant.

• Familiarisation tour of the vessel upon arrival.

Cruising for Children with Special Needs

At Holland America Line we do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of disability. We seek to the extent feasible to accommodate the needs of all individuals with disabilities, including children. However, due to the sensitivity of caring for any child, with or without a disability, we must first determine what the childs specific needs are so we may properly evaluate and determine the best and safest way to meet the childs needs. We encourage families to contact our Access & Compliance Department prior to their cruise, to evaluate and determine what the childs specific needs will be and how best to accommodate those needs.

Personal Mobility Equipment

For the safety of all our guests and crew and to enhance accessibility, Holland America Line strongly recommends that all personal electric mobility equipment meets the following criteria:

Width: 23" maximum in order to be accommodated in a standard stateroom, unless collapsible to a width of 23" or less

Weight: 100 lbs. maximum without battery

Batteries: Must be Gel or Dry Cell or AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) only

They recognise that for some people, a larger scooter may be essential. If you believe you need a larger scooter, please contact the Access & Compliance Department so that you can discuss your requirements.

For guests with food intolerances or allergies that are not life-threatening, please contact the Ship Services Department. For guests with life-threatening food allergies, Holland America Line asks that guests provide detailed information to the Access & Compliance Department by completing a Special Requirements Information (SRI) Form. Guests should indicate on this form which foods may potentially cause a severe reaction.

Guests with a variety of severe food allergies sail with Holland America Line regularly. Their galley staff on board is accustomed to and experienced in dealing with these types of needs. The galley itself has many different areas of food preparation, which can help reduce the possibility of cross-contamination. It is important to note, however, that meals are prepared in mass quantities on board, thus there is always the possibility of some cross-contamination. As such, Holland America Line cannot guarantee that a guest will not come in contact with those items. Although the Access & Compliance Department will provide the ship with an advance notice of all food allergies detailed on an SRI submitted to them, it is recommended that guests also contact the Dining Room Manager upon boarding to review the details of these special dietary needs.

Guests under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or chaperone who is at least 21 years old; one adult chaperone is required for every five people under the age of 21 (25 years of age or older in the case of persons serving as chaperones for approved organised student/youth groups). Alcoholic beverages will not be served to guests under age 21. Due to limited medical facilities on the ships, we will not accept reservations for infants under 6 months old at time of sailing. For trans-ocean crossings, or other itineraries which the Medical Department feel present a significant risk, infants must be a minimum of 12 months of age at embarkation. Guest under the age of 16 are not allowed in the Greenhouse Spa & Salon.

Minors under age 18 traveling to certain foreign countries must be accompanied by both parents or have a notarised letter of consent signed by the parent(s) not traveling. If the other parent is deceased or the child has only one legal parent, a notarised statement must be obtained as proof.

All minors under age 18 must travel with all proper identification requirements in addition to the signed letter of authorisation. Minors who are U.S. citizens should have a certified copy of their birth certificate or another form of proof of citizenship. Children 16 or older are also required to have a photo ID. If traveling outside of the Western Hemisphere, a passport is required. Your travel agent can provide additional information about this requirement.

Parents, guardians and chaperones are responsible for overseeing the conduct of minors in their care. As such, minors may not be left unsupervised on board the ship. A parent or legal guardian MUST accompany all children under the age of 18 on all tours for safety and liability reasons.

Minors Going Ashore

Parents and guardians are responsible for deciding whether or not minors under age 16 are allowed to go ashore without adult supervision. If you want to permit a minor traveling with you to go ashore without an adult companion, please discuss this in advance with the ships Security Officer so that they can make a notation of this in the gangway control system software. Absent this approval, the security personnel will generally prohibit minors from leaving the ship without an adult companion although the line cannot provide absolute assurances in this regard. It is ultimately the responsibility of parents and guardians to ensure that minors traveling with them act in accordance with their instructions.

The right clothing can make a big difference in the enjoyment of your cruise. First and foremost, dress for comfort. Daily life aboard ship and in ports of call is relaxed and casual. Warmer climates call for clothing made of lightweight, breathable fabrics. For cooler climates, the line suggests casual clothes that can be layered easily and possibly a raincoat and waterproof hat or umbrella and gloves. Certain shore excursions may require particular attention to clothing. For example, certain churches or other places of worship may not allow tank tops or short pants. Bring a swimsuit as all of our ships have pools and whirlpools. You may wish to bring more than one outfit for the water. We ask that you wear shoes and a cover-up over a bathing suit when walking through the interior of the ship. If you would like to jog on the sports deck or work out in the fitness centre, bring workout gear. Footwear should include comfortable walking shoes for visits ashore and sandals or rubber-soled shoes for strolling on deck.

Evening dress falls into two distinct categories: Formal or Smart Casual. Smart Casual can be defined as slacks and collared shirts for men and casual dresses, slacks and informal evening wear for women. T-shirts, swimsuits, tank tops and shorts are not allowed in the restaurants or public areas during the evening hours. On festive Formal evenings, ladies may wear a suit, cocktail dress, gown or fancy blouse/top with slacks and gentlemen wear a jacket and tie, dark suit or tuxedo. There are approximately two formal nights per week.

In order to complement your fellow guests, Holland America Line asks that you observe the suggested dress code throughout the entire evening.

Cellar Master Package (prices starting at $224.00) — includes Wine Navigator’s Choice of 5 bottles; standard wine tasting; premium wine tasting; Pinnacle Grill dinner; wine related gift set; Holland America commemorative bottle of wine.

Evenings in the Pinnacle Package ($52.00 per person) — includes two evenings in the Pinnacle Grill. Booking the package reflects a $6 per person savings. Reservation times confirmed once on board.

Signature Dining Package ($35.00 per person) — includes one evening in the Pinnacle Grill and one in Canaletto. Booking the package reflects a $4 per person savings. Reservation times confirmed once on board.

[Distinctive Dining Package ($50.00 per person) — includes one evening in the the Pinnacle Grill, one in Canaletto, and one in Tamarind. Booking the package reflects a $9 per person savings. Exclusively on the ms Nieuw Amsterdam and ms Eurodam. Reservation times confirmed once on board.]

Electronic cigarettes are permitted in staterooms but not in other public areas of the ship other than on outside decks designated as smoking areas.

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