Specials include up to 50 percent off, sweepstakes to win a seven-day
SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2011 /CNW/ --Holland America Line has just launched one of its most popular annual promotions -- the Sail & Save event -- featuring special savings on multiple staterooms, products and destinations. Additionally, the line is giving away one seven-day cruise for two through a sweepstakes on the line's website: www.hollandamerica.com.
Guests who book under the Sail & Save promotions can take advantage of savings of up to 50 percent off select cruise fares, complimentary ocean-view and verandah stateroom upgrades, free or reduced third and fourth fares, reduced airfare for some gateways and sailings, and savings of up to $2,000 on Collectors' Voyages.
"Our Sail & Save promotions offer guests an opportunity to take advantage of extensive savings on 2012 cruises," said Richard Meadows, executive vice president, marketing, sales and guest programs. "This is the perfect time to start planning a special vacation for next year, and the significant savings make it the best time to book a Holland America Line cruise."
Cruise destinations featured in the Sail & Save sale include Alaska cruises and CruiseTours, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Bermuda, Canada/New England, Caribbean, Europe, Grand Voyages, Hawaii/Tahiti, Mexico, Panama Canal, South America and holiday itineraries.
Guests looking for a family-friendly vacation can book a seven-day cruise to Alaska, the Caribbean, Canada/New England and Bermuda under the free or reduced third and fourth fares promotion. These idyllic regions offer exciting experiences for the whole family with a variety of shore excursion adventures and cultural encounters.
Guests looking for a longer itinerary can reserve a stateroom on one of the popular Collectors' Voyages while taking advantage of significant savings up to $2,000. Whether it's ms Rotterdam's 14-Day "Norwegian Fjords" Collectors' Voyage or ms Nieuw Amsterdam's 24-Day "Magic of the Mediterranean" Collectors' Voyage, the savings make an extended cruise itinerary an affordable vacation option.
Guests can also now book reduced air fares from select gateways to itineraries in Europe and the Grand Voyages. The reduced air add-on rates are an excellent value starting at $399 per person from North America.
Visitors to Holland America Line's website (www.hollandamerica.com) can register to win a seven-day cruise (no purchase necessary) by filling out a short questionnaire, which then is automatically entered into the sweepstakes. Entries will be accepted through Feb. 29, 2012, and a winner will be selected by a random drawing in March 2012.
For more information on Holland America Line's Sail & Save offers, consult a professional travel agent, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (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 350 ports in more than 100 countries, territories or dependencies. Two- to 110-day itineraries visit all seven continents and highlights include Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a Grand World Voyage; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal.
Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements, a commitment totaling more than $525 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 Café 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.
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