2014

Holland America Line's 'Above and Beyond' Program Features Special Savings On 2014 Cruises And Land+Sea Journeys To Alaska And Yukon Guests receive exceptional bonuses to use as they choose

SEATTLE, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the 2014 sailing season, Holland America Line is launching a new Above and Beyond promotional program that allows guests to take advantage of four special offers, including an onboard spending credit that can be put toward a variety of uses. The Above and Beyond offers are available on select 2014 sailings from June through December and feature savings for multiple destinations so guests are encouraged to book early for best stateroom selection.  

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Guests who book select 2014 cruises will receive Above and Beyond promotional fares; a free Signature Beverage Package when booking ocean-view staterooms or above on select Europe cruises or an onboard spending credit of up to $400 per stateroom if booking other destinations; free or reduced third and fourth fares; up to 10 percent savings on select summer shore excursions when booked before Feb. 28, 2014; and reduced deposits of 50 percent off the normal deposit rate

"The new Above and Beyond program offers significant savings, making it the perfect time to think ahead and book a 2014 Holland America Line cruise," said Richard Meadows, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs for Holland America Line. "Cruising is already one of the best vacation values, and with these added extras and the reduced fares for families in destinations such as Europe or Alaska, now is the time to book for next summer."

Cruise to Destinations Across the Globe & Added-Value Bonus for Booking Now

Cruise destinations featured in the Above and Beyond sale include Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada/New England, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii/Tahiti, Mexico, Panama Canal and South America itineraries.

Guests who book select Europe cruises in an ocean-view stateroom and above will receive a free Signature Beverage Package, while other destinations and Land+Sea Journeys guests will enjoy an onboard spending credit of up to $400 per stateroom. The credit can be used to enjoy a variety of shipboard experiences, including a treatment at the Greenhouse Spa and Salon, gift shop purchases, shore excursions, beverages or a dinner at an alternative venue such as the Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto, An Evening at Le Cirque or Tamarind.

Guests on cruises from 7 to 10 days will receive $75 per person ($150 per stateroom) for ocean-view and verandah staterooms, and $125 per person ($250 per stateroom) for suites. Guests booked on cruises from 11 to 14 days and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys will receive $100 per person ($200 per stateroom) for ocean-view and verandah staterooms, and $150 per person ($300 per stateroom) for suites. For cruises 15 days or more, guests will receive $150 per person ($300 per stateroom) for ocean-view and verandah staterooms, and $200 per person ($400 per stateroom) for suites.

Families also reap vacation benefits from Above and Beyond with free or reduced third and fourth fares to several cruising destinations, including Alaska, Caribbean, Australia/New Zealand, Canada/New England and others. Family planners also will enjoy fun and interesting experiences for the whole family with a variety of shore excursion adventures that can be booked at a savings by end of February 2014.

Save on Shore Adventures if Booked by Feb. 28, 2014

Travelers looking to become immersed in the culture and history of each port can take advantage of up to 10 percent off select summer shore excursions on cruises to Europe, Alaska (including Land+Sea Journeys) and Canada/New England. These savings provide the perfect opportunity to visit some of the most recognizable monuments, photograph stunning scenic landscapes and embark on a memorable adventure.

For more information about the Above and Beyond promotion and Holland America Line, contact a travel professional, call 1-877-SAIL-HAL (1-877-724-5425) or visit www.hollandamerica.com.

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About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:  CCL and CUK)]

Holland America Line's fleet of 15 ships offers more than 500 cruises to 415 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies.  One- to 110-day itineraries visit all seven continents and highlights include Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; four annual Grand Voyages; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal. The line currently has a new ship on order from Fincantieri shipyard for delivery in February 2016.

Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements, a commitment totaling more than $500 million, that showcase the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine — a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes — Explorations Cafe powered by The New York Times, Digital Workshop powered by Windows, teens-only activity areas and all new stateroom amenities highlighted by flat-panel TVs and plush Euro-top Mariner's Dream Beds.

World's Leading Cruise Lines

Holland America Line is a proud member of World's Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Cunard Line, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises and Seabourn. Sharing a passion to please each guest and a commitment to quality and value, World's Leading Cruise Lines inspires people to discover their best vacation experience. Together, we offer a variety of exciting and enriching cruise vacations to the world's most desirable destinations.  Visit us at www.worldsleadingcruiselines.com.

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Sally Andrews

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800-637-5029

FAX:

206-262-5934

EMAIL:

pr@hollandamerica.com

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