‘Kids Cruise Free’ with Holland Ameirca’s wave season promotion

‘Kids Cruise Free’ with Holland America’s wave season promotion

SEATTLE — Holland America Line’s ‘Time of Your Life’ wave season promotion includes a kids cruise free perk that will make bucket-list family vacations more affordable.

With the promotion, kids ages 5-18 sailing as the third and fourth guests in the same stateroom cruise for free. This is in addition to receiving a free stateroom upgrade, fare discounts and reduced deposits, plus tours, beverages, specialty dining and Wi-Fi when booking the ‘Have It All’ premium package.

‘Time of Your Life’ is available on select April 2023 through April 2024 cruises. Click here for more details.

“A cruise is one of the easiest ways to explore the world as a family, and with our wave promotion it’s even more affordable to take a vacation to a dream location like Alaska or Europe,” said Beth Bodensteiner, chief commercial officer, Holland America Line. “Cruising caters to all ages, so there’s something for everyone on board and ashore. You unpack once while visiting multiple destinations, all meals are planned, evening entertainment is complimentary and adults can relax while the kids meet new friends in the Club HAL youth program. The best souvenirs will be the memories you bring home.”

Holland America is including a variety of destinations with the kids cruise free offer, including Alaska, Canada/New England, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Pacific Coast and through the Panama Canal. 

All Pinnacle Class ships – Rotterdam, Nieuw Statendam and Koningsdam – feature Family Staterooms that can accommodate up to five guests and feature two bathrooms and extra closet space. Families booking these ships with the wave offer can cruise to Alaska, Norway, the Baltic, Iceland, Mediterranean, transatlantic, Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico and Pacific Coast.

Onboard, kids, tweens and teens ages 5-17 can enjoy Club HAL, Holland America’s supervised youth activities program with dedicated spaces onboard. Junior cruisers can meet other kids their age for arts and crafts, sports, video game competitions, scavenger hunts, team games, themed parties and more. 

As for kid-friendly dining options onboard, half portions of menu items and a special kids’ menu are available at any of the dining venues. Plus, kids 12 years old and under eat for half-price at the specialty restaurants or free when ordering from the kids’ menu.


When guests book with the standard ‘Have it All’ premium package, four high-value amenities are included: shore excursions, a Signature Beverage Package, specialty dining and a Wi-Fi Surf Package. With ‘Time of Your Life,’ guests also receive a stateroom upgrade and can book an oceanview for the price of an interior and a verandah for the price of an oceanview. Holland America is also including 50% reduced deposits for the first and second guests in the stateroom. Cruise fare savings up to 30% are available on select sailings. This is in addition to the kids cruise free.

For more information go to www.hollandamerica.com.


‘Kids Cruise Free’ with Holland Ameirca’s wave season promotion

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