Holland America Launches New “Book Early & Save” Promo for 2023 Cruisesby Dori Saltzman /
Travel advisors can offer their clients value-adds worth more than $900 per person for 2023 Holland America Line cruise bookings made by September 30, 2022. The promotion includes crew gratuities, onboard credit, shore excursions, beverages, specialty dining and Wi-Fi, along with a 50% reduced deposit requirement.
The promotion is also available for 2022 holiday cruises booked in the same time period.
“As the world begins to travel more and with our entire fleet in operation, we are seeing great interest in our cruises that sail to all seven continents,” said Beth Bodensteiner, Holland America’s chief commercial officer. “‘Book Early & Save’ comes at the right time to start planning for the upcoming holidays and 2023… these added incentives make a cruise vacation even more attractive.”
Included in the promotion are:
Low-Fare Guarantee: If a guest books a Holland America cruise through the “Book Early & Save” offer and finds a lower fare for the identical booking within 72 hours of the original booking, the cruise line will give the guest an onboard credit with a value of 110% of the difference between the original booked fare and the lower fare.
Crew Gratuities: Prepaid stateroom gratuities is included for the first and second guests in a stateroom.
Onboard Credit: Guests receive $100, $150 or $300 onboard credit per stateroom depending on the length of the cruise booked.
Shore Excursion Credit: Guests receive up to three tours valued at $100 each, depending on the length of the cruise booked.
Signature Beverage Package: The package includes up to 15 drinks per day, along with all bar service charges.
Specialty Dining: Guests receive up to three nights of specialty dining depending on the ship and the duration of the cruise booked.
Wi-Fi Surf Package: Cruisers can visit all their favorite sites including email, news, sports and more.
“Book Early & Save” fares start at $899 per person, double occupancy, for Caribbean cruises; $949 per person, double occupancy for Alaska sailings; and $1,399 per person, double occupancy for Europe itineraries. It is not valid on Grand Voyages or on cruises of five days or less.