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Luggage Shipping Services

For your convenience Holland America Line has partnered with two luggage transport services for your convenience. Luggage Direct and Luggage Forward® two different services offering a variety of services with the sole purpose of easing your travel! By taking the handling of your luggage out of the equation you will proceed much quicker through the check-in process and save a considerable amount of time.

1. Luggage Forward
Luggage Forward is a worldwide door-to-door service allowing you to have your bags picked up at your home and delivered to your stateroom. Upon disembarkation, your bags are delivered directly back home.

Luggage Forward offers:
• International service
• Ability to bypass unpredictable checked baggage fees
• No risk of airlines losing luggage
• Full money back plus $500 on-time guarantee

Book online at www.luggageforward.com/hollandamerica or call Luggage Forward directly. From the U.S. dial 1-866-416-7447, from the UK dial +44 2033 754769 or +1-617-482-1100 if calling from any other location.

*Expert Advice: Luggage Forward is a great way to avoid lugging formal wear for pre- or post-cruise hotel/land packages – send baggage ahead of you that you won’t be needing for that portion of the trip in order to more fully enjoy your journey.

2. Luggage Direct
Luggage Direct offers you the opportunity to receive your airline boarding passes and check your luggage in to your flight while still onboard your Holland America Line ship. Our TSA-approved partners will take your luggage directly from the ship and deliver it to your outbound aircraft. You will claim your luggage when you arrive at your final airport destination.
If you want to make your trip home even easier, sign up for Bags VIP luggage delivery and eliminate having to deal with your luggage completely.* (See section for Bags VIP Luggage Delivery below for details.)

Luggage Direct offers:
• Ability to enjoy your final hours in port at your leisure without having to stand in line at the airport.
• Avoid lines at disembarkation as you are invited to be the first to disembark
• No need to locate your luggage or wait for a porters assistance in the terminal
• Avoid lines at the airport – with boarding pass in hand and no luggage to check you can proceed directly to Security.
• Luggage Direct is available on all or our vessels when sailing in and out of the following ports:
- Anchorage
- Fort Lauderdale
- Seattle

For more information, or to sign up go to www.maketraveleasier.com/Holland or call 1-877-847-0045 to speak to one of our customer service representatives.

Please note the following general information about Luggage Direct:
• Cost is $19.95 per person
• Airline-assessed baggage fees will be applied to guest’s onboard account when applicable as per your airlines rules.
• Guests may check no more than 3 pieces of luggage per person.
• Upgrade requests, seat assignment changes, and flight changes cannot be accommodated onboard.
• Restrictions for each homeport city include participating airlines, earliest and latest flight times, and citizenship requirements.

3. Bags VIP Luggage Delivery
Bags VIP luggage delivery allows you to bypass the baggage claim and begin making the most of your vacation right away, without the burden of luggage. With Bags VIP luggage delivery service, you can skip baggage claim and head directly to your ship upon arrival. A Bags VIP agent will retrieve your luggage from baggage claim and deliver it straight to your ship, where it will be waiting in your stateroom.

On the return trip, Bags VIP luggage delivery can deliver your luggage from baggage claim at your destination airport to your home or hotel, just like the service delivered your bags to the ship when you arrived. The service is available in more than 250 U.S. airports. By combining Holland America’s Luggage Direct onboard airline check-in and Bags VIP luggage delivery services, you can check your luggage on the final day of your cruise and not have to deal with it again until it is delivered to your door! Service starts at only $29.95 for 1 bag and $39.95 for 2!

Luggage will be delivered within four hours from the time the bag arrives at the baggage carousel, or within six hours for delivery destinations more than 40 miles from the airport.

For more information, or to sign up go to www.maketraveleasier.com/Holland or call 1-877-847-0045 to speak to one of our customer service representatives.

 

LIFE ON BOARD

Children's Activities
With supervised fun for younger guests, the entire family can have the cruise vacation of their dreams.

Family Cruising
Holland America Line is dedicated to making your family's cruise vacation memorable and happy for each member of your family.

Wedding Cruises and Vow Renewals
Whether you prefer a simple ceremony and a small, elegant reception or lots of family and friends at a larger celebration, a wedding cruise on one of Holland America Line's elegant ships will launch a lifetime of memories.

Single Partners Program
Each Holland America ship hosts a Solo Travelers party for singles to meet each other early during their cruise.

Laundry
For your convenience, Holland America Line offers full laundry and dry cleaning service.

Religious Services
In order to serve the spiritual needs of guests, Holland America Line offers Catholic, Interdemoninational and Jewish services.

Staterooms
Every stateroom is a gracious retreat.

Clothing and Dress Code
The right clothing can make a big difference in the enjoyment of your cruise.

Wheelchair Accessibility
Holland America Line is at the forefront of the cruise industry in providing facilities and services to guests with disabilities.

Casino and Gaming
Whether you are an experienced player, or just want to learn to play, the casino is a place to simply have fun.

Private Cabanas
Enjoy the outdoors in the comfort of your own private haven.

Service
On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill.

Dining
As You Wish® dining on all cruises.

Activities
Each new day, a wealth of cruise activity and indulgences.

Entertainment
There is something for everyone on Holland America Line.

 

PROGRAMS

Culinary Arts Center
An experience to savor.

Fitness Center and Onboard Recreation
Holland America Line makes it easy for you to stay fit and trim while on your journey with fully equipped fitness centers and sports courts.

Explorations Café
The Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times, offers a comfortable coffee house environment where you can browse through one of the most extensive libraries at sea, view a wide array of audio and video programming, or simply read the morning paper.

Refresh, Relax and Rejuvenate at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon
Of all the fascinating places you can visit on a Holland America cruise ship, none rejuvenates and relaxes like the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, featuring heavenly beauty and wellness rituals.

On Location
Learning while you cruise is an enjoyable way to pass the time.

Le Cirque Restaurant
Famed dining experience on all sailings.

Culinary Council
Celebrated chefs from around the world advise Holland America Line executives.

Digital Workshop Powered by Windows®
Learn digital photography, video editing, blogging and web skills while cruising.

Luggage Shipping Services
Check luggage to your flight while still on board.

Mariner Society
Cruise credits entitle you to special benefits.

Dancing with the Stars: At Sea
Classes and competition on every cruise*

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MY STORY
Cruising with Holland America

Fantastic, attentive, and personalized service. Comfortable cabins, smooth sailing ship. Excellent food choices and quality in main dining room and Lido restaurant, great and efficient room service. Excellent meals in Pinnacle Grill.

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