Cruises

CRUISING is one of the most popular ways to travel, almost like "One Stop Shopping".  You have a cabin for the duration of your vacation, with no packing and unpacking. All meals are included aboard the ship. Throughout the day and evening, world-class entertainment is offered, so there is always something to do. Plus, you have the experience of visiting interesting ports of call for tours and sightseeing. The following is a schedule of Cruises that we offer.

UPCOMING CRUISES

     This wonderful cruise has a great itinerary and the Best of entertainment on this special 8 Night Get-Away.   The M/S NIEUW AMSTERDAM boasts 11 passenger decks, new innovations include Pan-Asian restaurant and 50-seat lounge surrounded by panoramic views overlooking the ocean expanse and the Lido pool.  Other additions are an Explorer’s Lounge Bar, a new Italian specialty restaurant adjacent to the Lido offering the finest in Italian food, elegant luxury jewelry boutiques, new atrium bar area, enhanced and reconfigured show lounge with theater-style seating, and a new photographic and imaging center.  With outside-view, glass elevators at midship; the Pinnacle Grill and Pinnacle Bar, the innovative Culinary Arts Center where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations, and so much more.

 

    The Ports of Call include  KEY WEST, Florida ... GEORGETOWN, Grand Cayman COZUMEL, an island off the coast of Mexico.  Another stop on the itinerary is the private island of HALF MOON CAY, a favorite among cruisers.  

Our price includes your roundtrip motorcoach transportation, one night lodging in Florida with dinner and breakfast, baggage service at embarkation, the cost of the cruise, the port tax, and all taxes and government fees, as well as gifts and prizes for everyone.   We are offering this Reunion Trip at the following prices … per person, based on double occupancy:

            INSIDE STATEROOM …              $1399 per person, based on double occupancy

            OUTSIDE STATEROOM …          $1499 per person, based on double occupancy

            BALCONY STATEROOM …         $1699 per person, based on double occupancy

           

DEPOSIT$350 per person ASAP to reserve a cabin

FINAL PAYMENT is due no later than OCTOBER 10, 2020

INSURANCE … Health / Cancellation … $135 per person

THIRD / FOURTH PASSENGERS / SINGLE RATE & UPGRADES … Upon Request!

All payments are fully refundable until Final Payment Date listed on OCT 10, 2020

Important to get Deposits in ASAP.

 

 

   This wonderful short cruise has a great itinerary, the best of entertainment and dining, and is the perfect getaway from the frigid winter weather.  Holland America Line’s newest Pinnacle-class ship, the NIEUW STATENDAM is a sister ship to the M/S Koningsdam. This spectacular new vessel combines classic style with contemporary improvements to make this a great home away from home.

     Experience this luxury voyage on a dazzling ship that takes you to the private island of HALF MOON CAY, a favorite among cruisers. The highlight should be the stop in KEY WEST for the day where you can blend in with the natives of the Conch Republic.  The ship will be docked here from 8am-5pm.  You also have 2 Full Days at Sea to enjoy the entertainment, shops, activities, gaming, or just relax aboard a beautiful M/S Nieuw Statendam.

     Our price includes your roundtrip motorcoach transportation, one night lodging in Florida with dinner and breakfast, baggage service at embarkation, the cost of the cruise, the port tax, and all taxes and government fees, as well as gifts and prizes for everyone.     We are offering this Winter Getaway at the following prices … per person, based on double occupancy:

 

INSIDE STATEROOM …             $ 999  per person, based on double occupancy

OUTSIDE STATEROOM …          $1099  per person, based on double occupancy

BALCONY STATEROOM …        $1299  per person, based on double occupancy

           

DEPOSIT$350 per person ASAP to reserve a cabin

FINAL PAYMENT is due no later than OCTOBER 1, 2020

TRAVEL PROTECTION:  $105 per person

THIRD / FOURTH PASSENGERS / SINGLE RATE & UPGRADES … Upon Request

 

All payments are fully refundable until Final Payment Date listed … important to get Deposits in ASAP.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS:  7 Night Cruise on M/S  NOORDAM from Vancouver to Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Inside Passage, and arrive in Anchorage, Train Ride & Lunch on the McKinley Explorer, 2 Nights in Denali National Park, Tundra Wilderness Tour, 1 Night Fairbanks, Discovery Cruise with Lunch, & lots more. 

DAY 1 … We meet at the airport for our flight to the Pacific Northwest. Upon arrival a Motorcoach will take us to an area hotel.  Welcome Dinner.  (D)

DAY 2… After breakfast a motorcoach meets us for the drive into Canada to the city of VANCOUVER in British Columbia. Here we board our cruise ship, the M/S NOORDAM, part of Holland America’s 5 Star Fleet, for an amazing 7 night cruise to Alaska. ALL MEALS included aboard the ship.

DAY 3…Your adventure is just beginning, as your ship cruises through the INSIDE PASSAGE, some areas very narrow and others where it is difficult to see land.  

DAY 4… Our fun continues as we cruise into the “First City” of Alaska, KETCHIKAN.  This picturesque city is built on piles out over the water and clings to the slopes of Deer Mountain. There is plenty of native culture to enjoy here in Alaska’s southeastern city, as well as great shopping.

DAY 5… JUNEAU is the isolated capital of Alaska, not accessible by land, and a major destination for sea planes.  You may tour this interesting city, explore the shops in town, or even take a float trip out to the Mendenhall Glacier.  You may enjoy sitting on deck as the sea planes land on the water all around you.

DAY 6…  Our port of call today is the small, but fascinating town of SKAGWAY, the gateway to the Yukon Gold Rush.  Step back in time as you walk the streets of the village where once throngs of miners landed to begin their journey to fulfill their dreams of riches and treasure. You definitely should take the optional excursion on the White Pass Railway, which follows the trail of fortune hunters on their way to the Yukon.

DAY 7… This day should be one of the top highlights of your trip as your ship glides into spectacular GLACIER BAY, one of the great natural wonders of the world, with towering mountains of ice meeting the frigid waters of this beautiful setting. Watch for the thunderous roar of an iceberg “calving” in these massive rivers of ice.

DAY 8… Today is a relaxing day as you can sleep in, enjoy the activities aboard the ship, and dine in style as we spend this day at sea cruising for the Alaskan port of Seward.

DAY 9 … This morning we arrive in Seward to end this wonderful cruise experience. We board a Cruise Train for the ride along Turnagain Arm on the scenic Coastal Classic Route, with its wondrous mountains and rivers of ice. You will continue to ANCHORAGE for an overnight.   

DAY 10… Today we board the McKinley Explorer luxury train for the ride to DENALI. Lunch will be included on the train. Afternoon arrival and you will check into our hotel for a 2 night stay in this spectacular location.

DAY 11…  A morning adventure is yours as the group will be escorted on a TUNDRA WILDERNESS Tour of the National Park and a chance to view MT MCKINLEY, the tallest peak in North America.  Enjoy looking for moose, bear, mountain sheep and elk on this most interesting adventure. (Snack included)   

DAY 12… Today we board a deluxe motorcoach for the drive to FAIRBANKS with picture stops along the way.   The afternoon features a delightful cruise aboard the sternwheeler Discovery, with lunch included on board. You will visit a native village, meet an Iditarod champion’s sled dogs, and watch a bush-pilot demonstration. Later, you will check into our hotel for a night stay in this frontier style location in the interior of Alaska.  FAREWELL DINNER at the Salmon Bake.   

DAY 13… This morning we fly home after a wonderful travel experience in our beautiful 49th state. Depending on the schedule, we could arrive on the next day.

 

PRICE INCLUDES:  Roundtrip Air, Roundtrip transfers, One night Pre-Trip with Dinner and Breakfast, Port Tax, Government Fees, the Cruise & Land Package as listed. 

Upgrades are available upon request, as well as Single & Third & Fourth passengers in a room rate.

PRICE: $3999  Inside Cabin, Double Occupancy
  $4399 Outside Cabin, Double Occupancy
  $4899 Verandah Cabin, Double Occupancy

 

HIGHLIGHTS: Cruising the Inside Passage, Juneau, Skagway, White Pass & Yukon Train Ride, Dawson City in the Yukon for 2 nights, Cruise on the Yukon River, Gold Dredge # 8, McKinley Explorer Train Ride with Lunch, 2 Nights Denali with Tundra Wilderness Tour, Anchorage, & more

PASSPORT REQUIRED … NO PASSPORT CARD is accepted since there is air involved in Canada

This is your chance to explore Alaska and the rugged Yukon Territory of Canada on this adventure that is not your standard tour. You will experience the luxury of cruising for 3 nights on Holland America’s M/S NIEUW AMSTERDAM. You will follow the Trail of ’98 into the Yukon over the White Pass and into Dawson City. You will relive the sights and learn of the hardships that the miners faced as they sought to strike it rich on the Gold Rush! From Dawson City, you will fly on to Fairbanks. Motorcoach from Fairbanks to Denali and then take the McKinley Explorer Dome Train on to Anchorage. Along the way, you will see the wild beauty of the area and understand why this is called the Great Land!

DAY 1 … Meet at the airport and fly to Vancouver, the lovely city of the Pacific Northwest, and transfer to our hotel. Welcome Dinner, and an overnight.

DAY 2 … Today you will be transferred to the Canada Place Pier at the Port of Vancouver. Here you will board the M/S NIEUW AMSTERDAM and begin your luxury cruise. ALL MEALS included aboard the ship.

DAY 3 … Cruising the INSIDE PASSAGE

DAY 4 … Cruising to TRACY ARM before arriving in JUNEAU, which is the isolated capital of Alaska, not accessible by land, and a major destination for sea planes. You may tour this interesting city, explore the shops in town, or even take a float trip out to the Mendenhall Glacier. You may just want to sit on deck and watch the sea planes land on the water all around you.

DAY 5 … Our port of call today is the small, but fascinating town of SKAGWAY, the gateway to the Yukon Gold Rush. This morning, we disembark the ship and enjoy a city tour of this historic town. (Once off the ship, only 4 meals will be included on the land portion between SKAGWAY & aNCHORAGE) We overnight in Skagway. You have lots of time to browse the shops of the village.

DAY 6 … We transfer to the White Pass Railway to follow the trail of so many fortune hunters. The train ride takes us over the White Pass. Then we board a coach and travel to Carcross, a popular stopping off place for Stampeders. From here we go by motorcoach deeper into the Yukon Territory for one night in WHITEHORSE.

DAY 7 … Aboard our luxury motorcoach, we follow the Yukon River north, stopping for lunch at Minto, along the famed Klondike Highway. We travel deep into the Yukon to the Gold Rush town of DAWSON CITY.  You will check-in for 2 nights stay in this historic town.

DAY 8 … Leisure time in Dawson City before your Sightseeing Cruise on the Klondike Spirit for a enjoy trip down the Yukon River.

DAY 9 … Today we transfer for our flight to Fairbanks, Alaska’s Golden Heart City. We spend one night in this frontier city deep in the heart of Alaska.

DAY 10 … This morning , you step back in time to pan for gold at the historic Gold Dredge 8. This afternoon, we board the our luxury motorcoach for the ride to DENALI. Sit back and relax as the scenery glides by. Upon arrival, you will check into your hotel for a 2 night stay in this spectacular location.AUG 12 … Today adventure is yours as the group will be escorted on a special wildlife & Tundra Wilderness tour of the National Park and a chance to view MT MCKINLEY, the tallest peak in North America. Enjoy looking for moose, bear, mountain sheep and elk on this most interesting adventure. The in-depth Tundra Wilderness Tour takes you deep into the heart of the national park.

DAY 11 … More lovely scenery awaits us as we board the McKinley Explorer for the wonderful train ride across Alaska. Lunch is included on the train. Our destination is the largest city in Alaska as we overnight in ANCHORAGE.

DAY 12 ... This morning we transfer to the airport for our flight back home after a grand experience of ALASKA & THE YUKON TERRITORY. Depending on flight schedules, we may arrive home on the next day.

PRICE: TBA Inside Cabin
  TBA Balcony Cabin     


TRAVEL PROTECTION: $ TBA

With Trip Cancellation/Interruption

DEPOSIT:  $ 600.00 per person

FINAL PAYMENT: TBA

HIGHLIGHTS:  One Pre-Night before trip, 7 Night Cruise on M/S NOORDAM, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Inside Passage, and Anchorage, Train Ride & Lunch on the McKinley Explorer, 2 Nights in Denali National Park, Tundra Wilderness Tour, 1 Night Fairbanks, Discovery Cruise with Lunch, Salmon Bake & lots more. 

 PRICE:     $3999  Inside Cabin, Double Occupancy              TRAVEL PROTECTION … $313 

                 $4399  Outside Cabin, Double Occupancy           DEPOSIT:  $600       

                 $4899  Verandah Cabin, Double Occupancy       FINAL PAYMENT:  MARCH 7, 2021

 

DAY 1 … We meet at the airport for our flight to the Pacific Northwest. Upon arrival a Motorcoach will take us to an area hotel.  Welcome Dinner.  (D)

DAY 2 … After breakfast a motorcoach meets us for the drive into Canada to the city of VANCOUVER in British Columbia. Here we board our cruise ship, the M/S NOORDAM, part of Holland America’s 5 Star Fleet, for an amazing 7 night cruise to Alaska. ALL MEALS included aboard the ship.

DAY 3…Your adventure is just beginning, as your ship cruises through the INSIDE PASSAGE, some areas very narrow and others where it is difficult to see land.  

DAY 4… Our fun continues as we cruise into the “First City” of Alaska, KETCHIKAN.  This picturesque city is built on piles out over the water and clings to the slopes of Deer Mountain. There is plenty of native culture to enjoy here in Alaska’s southeastern city, as well as great shopping.

DAY 5… JUNEAU is the isolated capital of Alaska, not accessible by land, and a major destination for sea planes.  You may tour this interesting city, explore the shops in town, or even take a float trip out to the Mendenhall Glacier.  You may enjoy sitting on deck as the sea planes land on the water all around you.

DAY 6…  Our port of call today is the small, but fascinating town of SKAGWAY, the gateway to the Yukon Gold Rush.  Step back in time as you walk the streets of the village where once throngs of miners landed to begin their journey to fulfill their dreams of riches and treasure. You definitely should take the optional excursion on the White Pass Railway, which follows the trail of fortune hunters on their way to the Yukon.

DAY 7… This day should be one of the top highlights of your trip as your ship glides into spectacular GLACIER BAY, one of the great natural wonders of the world, with towering mountains of ice meeting the frigid waters of this beautiful setting. Watch for the thunderous roar of an iceberg “calving” in these massive rivers of ice.

DAY 8… Today is a relaxing day as you can sleep in, enjoy the activities aboard the ship, and dine in style as we spend this day at sea cruising for the Alaskan port of Seward.

DAY 9 … This morning we arrive in Seward to end this wonderful cruise experience. We board a Cruise Train for the ride along Turnagain Arm on the scenic Coastal Classic Route, with its wondrous mountains and rivers of ice. You will continue to ANCHORAGE for an overnight.   

DAY 10… Today we board the McKinley Explorer luxury train for the ride to DENALI. Lunch will be included on the train. Afternoon arrival and you will check into our hotel for a 2 night stay in this spectacular location.

DAY 11…  A morning adventure is yours as the group will be escorted on a TUNDRA WILDERNESS Tour of the National Park and a chance to view MT MCKINLEY, the tallest peak in North America.  Enjoy looking for moose, bear, mountain sheep and elk on this most interesting adventure. (Snack included)  

DAY 12… Today we board a deluxe motorcoach for the drive to FAIRBANKS with picture stops along the way.   The afternoon features a delightful cruise aboard the sternwheeler Discovery, with lunch included on board. You will visit a native village, meet an Iditarod champion’s sled dogs, and watch a bush-pilot demonstration. Later, you will check into our hotel for a night stay in this frontier style location in the interior of Alaska.  FAREWELL DINNER at the Salmon Bake.   

DAY 13… This morning we fly home after a wonderful travel experience in our beautiful 49th state. Depending on the schedule, we could arrive on the next day.

 

PRICE INCLUDES:  Roundtrip Air, Roundtrip transfers, One night Pre-Trip with Dinner and Breakfast, Port Tax, Government Fees, the Cruise & Land Package as listed. 

Upgrades are available upon request, as well as Single & Third & Fourth passengers in a room rate.