Holland America Cruise Line
Start your holiday exploring the beautiful coastal cities of Vancouver and Victoria before setting off on an unforgettable cruise to Alaska along one of the most scenic waterways in the world.
• International flights to Vancouver with Air Transat departing in economy class based on London Gatwick
• Includes seat selection
• 4 nights accommodation
• Cruise accommodation for 7 nights
• Return transfers coach and ferries : Vancouver airport to Victoria, Victoria bus terminal to Vancouver downtown hotel
• Full Board on the cruise, inside cabin
• Most entertainment onboard the ship
• Relevant taxes
Day 1 - Arrive in Vancouver, transfer to Victoria
Arrive in Vancouver and transfer to British Columbia’s capital city Victoria. Enjoy the short scenic ferry ride across the Strait of Georgia. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 2 - Victoria
Enjoy the charming city of Victoria and visit attractions such as Butchart Gardens. Overnight in Victoria
Day 3 - Victoria - Vancouver
Today, head back to Vancouver. On the coast, keep your eyes peeled for marine wildlife. Start your visit of this amazing city. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 4 - Vancouver
Between Granville Island, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Stanley Park or even Fly Over Canada, there is so much to do and see! Talk to our agents to prebook your excursions. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 5 - Vancouver to Alaska with Holland America Cruise Line
Arrive independently at the cruise terminal in Vancouver’s picturesque Canada Place. Your cruise departs at 5pm.
Day 6 - Scenic Cruising of the Inside Passage
The Inside Passage is an enchanting scenic waterway stretching from Vancouver to Alaska, including views of Alaska’s beautiful islands along the way.
Day 7 - Cruise Tracy Arm en route to Juneau, Alaska
Enjoy the sight of the majestic Sawyer Glacier enroute to Juneau, Alaska’s capital city where you will enjoy your first stop. Night at sea.
Day 8 Skagway, Alaska
Arrive in Skagway, a historical town where you can spend the day discovering the fascinating Gold Rush stories. Night at sea.
Day 9 - Glacier Bay
Enjoy a day of cruising through the astounding Glacier Bay. Keep your camera handy – it’s a wildlife lover’s dream with Humpback and Killer whales frequently spotted.
Day 10 Ketchikan, Alaska
Arrive in Ketchikan. Circled by lush green landscape and mountains sprouting out of the waters, the area is breathtakingly beautiful. Explore the historical town.
Day 11 - Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
Returning to Vancouver you will cruise back down the scenic Inside Passage. Keep your eyes peeled for the enchanting wildlife en route.
Day 12 & 13 Vancouver
Arrive at 7am, spend the day at your Leisure exploring Vancouver. Spend the last 2 days in Vancouver exploring what this city has to offer
ESTA online application for entry to the USA
Important: All cruise passengers must complete the online Visa Waiver form by visiting https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov which is needed for entry into the US at a cost of $14 per person.
You must complete an ESTA application at least 72 hours before flying. Any traveller who fails to complete an ESTA application at least 3 days before departure will almost certainly be refused entry into the country under new US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations. If you are even considering visiting the States, it's worth filling out an ESTA application now as they are valid for two years.Important: If you are refused entry because you do not hold the correct travel documents or have had your application for ESTA rejected - you will NOT be entitled to any form of refund or covered by your travel insurance policy.
*Complimentary transfer is one way only.
Day 14 - Fly Home
Make your way to the airport to make your flight back to your UK airport
Dates & Ports
Selected departure dates between Apr - Sep 2019 and Apr - Sep 2020.
Tour Price is based on a London Gatwick departure - Call us for other departure airports.
Please note prices and availability are subject to change.
You will pre-select the time you prefer to dine in the evening at the same time as booking your cruise, the rest of the night then is yours to enjoy as you please. There is an incredible choice of entertainment options from charming piano bars, to west end theatre shows, to the casino and so much more.
Selecting your Cruise Cabin
While you have so much to explore onboard the ship, our customers frequently tell us that they wouldn’t be without an ocean view or a veranda...and we agree. There is such stunning scenery along the way; you will definitely enjoy having a view when relaxing in your room.
Each Holland America Line stateroom is finished to the highest standards to guarantee you a luxurious and relaxing haven onboard your five star cruise liner. In each stateroom you will enjoy:
• Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms
• Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens
• Daily housekeeping to tidy belongings and keep staterooms immaculate
• Large, extra-fluffy Egyptian cotton towels and luxurious terry cloth bathrobes
• Salon-quality hair dryers
• Elemis Aromapure "Time to Spa" bath amenities
• Flat screen televisions with DVD players
• Generous storage
• Complimentary fresh fruit
• Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
Inside Staterooms (Large or Standard Interior Staterooms)
Category: I, J, K, L, M, MM (large)
N, NN (standard)
Unwind in the comfort of your five star stateroom with a wealth of luxury products and amenities to give you the most relaxing getaway. Please note that all inside staterooms have fully obstructed windows, but there are many opportunities to see the spectacular scenery from one of the many viewing decks. Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 151 –233 sq. ft.
Outside Staterooms (Large or Standard Ocean-view Staterooms)
Category: C, D, DA, E, EE F, FF, G* (Full Ocean View)
HH (Obstructed View)
DD (Partial Seaview)
G*, H (Porthole View)
To guarantee a view of the breathtaking passing scenery we recommend choosing a luxurious Outside Stateroom. As well as the view, it also allows you more space in your stateroom to unwind in, plus the added benefit of a soaker bathtub to add even more luxury to your cruise getaway!
Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. Approximately 140 - 319 sq. ft.
*This category has more than one view type. Please use stateroom number to verify.
Vista Suites (Deluxe Veranda Ocean-View Staterooms)
Category: A, AA, B, BB, BC
Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath, shower, sitting area, private veranda, floor-to-ceiling windows, sofa bed, mini bar refrigerator. Approximately 297 –379 sq. ft. including veranda.
Neptune Suites (Deluxe Veranda Suites)
Category: S, SA, SB
Two lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath, shower, large sitting area, dressing room, mini bar refrigerator, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 558 – 566 sq. ft. including veranda.
Pinnacle Suites (Penthouse Veranda Suites)
Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath, shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,296 sq. ft. including veranda.
A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Neptune or Pinnacle Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.