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 certified partners will take your luggage directly from the ship and deliver it to your outbound aircraft. You will then claim your luggage when you arrive at your final airport destination.
This disembarkation option allows you to enjoy your final hours in the port at your leisure. Imagine your options: 1) enjoy the sights of the city or 2) stand in a never-ending line at the airport--the choice is yours with Luggage Direct.
Luggage Direct is available in selected departure ports and for selected ships, detailed below. Once onboard, a letter explaining the eligibility requirements will be sent to you.
Holland America Line is offering Luggage Direct in:
- Fort Lauderdale
- Los Angeles
- San Diego
- Vancouver (on select dates only)
On the following fourteen (14) vessels only:
- ms Amsterdam
- ms Eurodam
- ms Oosterdam
- ms Maasdam
- ms Nieuw Amsterdam
- ms Noordam
- ms Ryndam
- ms Rotterdam
- ms Statendam
- ms Veendam
- ms Volendam
- ms Westerdam
- ms Zaandam
- ms Zuiderdam
Please note the following general information about Luggage Direct:
- Cost is $19 per person at all ports
- Airline assessed baggage fees will be applied to guests' onboard account - fees vary by airline and all pricing is communicated directly from the airline to our partner company, BAGS, Inc. These fees are collected onboard and are then distributed to the airlines.
- Guests are able to check no more than 2 pieces of luggage per person.
- Upgrade Requests, Seat Assignment Requests, and Flight Changes cannot be accommodated onboard.
- There are restrictions established for each homeport city.
- Restrictions include: participating airlines, earliest and latest flight times, and citizenship requirements.
- All flights must be Domestic (inclusive of U.S. Territories).
- In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada all flights must be bound for the U.S.
Those guests not participating in Luggage Direct should expect the following: Upon disembarking the ship, all luggage will be organized in the disembarkation hall by color/number order. Once you have been invited to exit the ship please come to find your color/number group and claim your bags. There will be a limited number of porters available, but individual carts will not be available. Please exit the building with all family members and luggage, as re-entry is not permitted.
LIFE ON BOARD
With supervised fun for younger guests, the entire family can have the cruise vacation of their dreams.
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 Travelers Program
Each Holland America ship hosts a Solo Travelers party for singles to meet each other early during their cruise.
For your convenience, Holland America Line offers full laundry and dry cleaning service.
In order to serve the spiritual needs of guests, Holland America Line offers Catholic, Interdemoninational and Jewish services.
Every stateroom is a gracious retreat.
Clothing and Dress Code
The right clothing can make a big difference in the enjoyment of your cruise.
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.
Enjoy the outdoors in the comfort of your own private haven.
On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill.
As You Wish® dining on all cruises.
Each new day, a wealth of cruise activity and indulgences.
There is something for everyone on Holland America Line.
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