The Carnival-owned Holland America Line has launched a brand new provide only for AARP members with onboard credit score that can be utilized throughout the fleet. The credit score shall be for nearly all sailings, and the quantity varies based mostly on the size of the voyage and the kind of stateroom.
New Onboard Credit score Provide for AARP Cruisers
Holland America Line has change into the unique cruise profit supplier to AARP members with a brand new onboard credit score provide of as much as $200 (USD) per stateroom.
“Holland America Line is thrilled to increase this provide to AARP members, who’re avid vacationers and a key demographic for our model,” stated Kacy Cole, chief advertising officer, Holland America Line. “We stay up for attractive AARP members to affix us for a cruise to one of many many unbelievable locations we discover.”
The onboard credit score can be utilized for quite a lot of onboard purchases on any Holland America Line ship, together with shore excursions, spa remedies, drinks, specialty eating, images, souvenirs, and extra. This can provide AARP members further buying energy as they discover the world through the cruise line’s 11 excellent vessels.
The provide can also be combinable with a number of different particular gives, fares, and reductions, making it extra reasonably priced than ever for vacationers over the age of fifty to set sail to dream locations.
“Holland America Line cruises open the world to AARP members, permitting them to go to different areas and expertise completely different cultures with ease and luxury,” stated Victoria Borton, vp, life-style product and companies, AARP Providers. “Members recognize the cruising expertise and degree of premium service that’s synonymous with Holland America Line.”
Holland America Line is an elevated cruise line, providing distinctive service in sought-after locations comparable to Antarctica, Australia, the Mediterranean, South America, the South Pacific, Asia, and extra, in addition to extra acquainted areas just like the Caribbean, Europe, Canada/New England, and Mexico.
The cruise line is especially adept at providing distinctive experiences in Alaska, the place Holland America Line has been providing cruises for 75 years – longer than every other cruise line.
Visiting Alaska is a bucket-list expertise for a lot of vacationers, and doing so from a cruise ship is an effective way to make new reminiscences within the Final Frontier.
AARP members can e-book their Holland America Line cruises straight with the cruise line or via their most well-liked journey advisor and can nonetheless obtain the onboard credit score. The quantity ranges from $50-200 per stateroom, relying on the cabin sort and size of voyage.
Some Cruises Excluded
Whereas most of Holland America Line’s cruises are eligible for this particular AARP bonus, choose voyages should not. Grand Voyages or Grand Voyage segments are excluded, in addition to any cruises fewer than 5 days in size.
The cruise line gives a tremendous array of longer sailings, nevertheless, from weeklong getaways to “Legendary Voyages” from 25-59 days, all of that are eligible for the provide.
Many of the Legendary Voyages each begin and finish in North America homeports, making them very handy for vacationers with out the necessity for worldwide flights.
A sampling of the Legendary Voyages arising later this yr and into 2025 embrace:
- “Tales of the South Pacific” – 51 days roundtrip from San Diego aboard Volendam, departing October 2, 2023
- “Arctic Circle Solstice” – Crusing aboard Westerdam for 28 days roundtrip from Seattle, departing June 9, 2024
- “Voyage of the Vikings” – Roundtrip from Boston for 35 days aboard Zuiderdam, departing July 20, 2024
- “Australia Circumnavigation” – 35 days aboard Westerdam roundtrip from Sydney, crusing November 14, 2024
- “Amazon Explorer” – 27 days crusing aboard Zaandam roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale, crusing February 8, 2025
Based in 1958, AARP (previously the American Affiliation of Retired Individuals) is a non-profit group centered on points for these over the age of fifty, from well being care and age discrimination to accessibility, driver security, and extra, with particular dedication to bettering the standard of life for everybody as they age.
Membership in AARP is a small annual payment (often lower than $20 USD), and members obtain nice reductions and financial savings from prime corporations and types.
Journey-related financial savings embrace reductions on airfare, automobile leases, and resorts, in addition to cruises. AARP has greater than 38 million members.