In 2016 Holland America Line is offering cruisers the opportunity to not only experience the wonders of Europe, but also make considerable savings on their flights to get there.
On bookings made from 1 September thru 31 October 2015, guests are also eligible to book a $999 return airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. This offer is valid for all Verandah Stateroom category or above bookings, on 37 select 2016 European sailings.
Also included on each valid Europe booking is a Signature Beverage Package valued at UDS$1,700 per stateroom , a Pinnacle Grill dinner for two , taxes, fees and port expenses, reduced cruise fares for 3rd/4th guests and a 50% reduced deposit.
In addition to this offer and the $999 airfares, cruisers who book during Cruise Week (7-14 September 2015) are also entitled to receive up to an additional USD$400 in on board spending money.
“Experiencing the history and culture of Europe has always been appealing to Australian travellers. And with so much of it to see across the continent, a Holland America Line cruise is an ideal way to get a taste of it. By providing our guests with the opportunity to book their flights for $999, we’re only making seeing this incredible place that much more accessible,” said Tony Archbold, Director of Sales for Holland America Line in Australia and New Zealand.
2016 eligible European sailing highlights
12-day Adriatic Dream
Sailing on board ms Oosterdam, the 12-day Adriatic Dream sailing takes cruisers on a journey to some of the Adriatic’s most picturesque ports in Italy, the Greek Islands, Turkey and Croatia. Depatures are on 18 April and 5 June with fares for a Verandah Stateroom starting at $3,199pp twin share plus AUD$999 return airfares.
12-day Mediterranean Explorer
Departing 12 May 2016 on ms Oosterdam, the 12-day Mediterranean Explorer sailing takes cruisers on a journey from Rome to Barcelona, with calls in countries including Tunisia, Malta, Monaco. Pricing for a Verandah Stateroom starts at $3499 per person twin share plus AUD$999 return airfares.
12-day Mediterranean Romance
Sailing out of magical Venice on ms Eurodam on 18 May, the 12-day Mediterranean Romance sailing makes calls in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, Monaco, France and Spain. Pricing for a Verandah Stateroom starts at $4,199 per person twin share plus AUD$999 return airfares.
The $999 flight offer follows Holland America Line’s recent announcement of enhancements and a new look for its Flight Ease booking program. Flight Ease makes it easier for travel professionals to navigate, search and book flights for their Holland America Line clients.
Also in conjunction with the enhanced Flight Ease program, Holland America Line is pleased to announce a Fly Free offer on bookings made on its 33-day Australia Circumnavigation sailing departing 19 October 2015 on ms Volendam. The Fly Free offer is valid on any one of seven sectors departing from Sydney, Brisbane or Perth. This offer is current until 30 September 2015.