Enjoy a drink with new friends on your Holland America Line cruise
Holland America Line Cruises
dining In addition to breakfast, lunch and a five-course dinner, you can enjoy afternoon tea, a stir-fry or pasta buffet, an ice cream bar, hot hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hours and the traditional late-night snack. Or, try the Terrace Grill, located outside, featuring hamburgers and hot dogs as well as a taco bar and daily specials. And, of course, complimentary room service is available 24 hours a day. Entertainment Holland America ships offer a variety of entertainment options to suit all tastes. Choose to relax in one of the sophisticated bars or lounges on board or join in the fun on the dance floor in the Crow’s Nest nightclub and lounge. Clothing Dress for comfort – daily life aboard the ship and in ports of call is casual. Evening dress falls into three categories: casual (comfortable and relaxed), informal (dresses or pant suits for ladies, jackets for men) and formal (cocktail dresses for ladies, suits/tuxedos or jacket and tie for gentlemen). There are approximately two formal nights per week. The daily program will list the evening’s suggested dress. Money Holland America Line ships sail with the tradition of a ‘cashless society’. Simply provide your Purser with your credit card at the beginning of your voyage, sign for your purchases, then settle your account with one convenient transaction at the end. Payment methods accepted are American Express, VISA, Mastercard, or cash in US dollars only. gratuities A gratuity of USD$10 per person per day for dining and stateroom services will be automatically added to your shipboard account daily. We are confident you will find the service on board exemplary and, should you wish to make any adjustments, you may do so at cruise end by contacting the front office. A 15% service charge will be automatically added to your bar charges and dining room wine account.
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Shore Excursions If you are considering purchasing shore excursions for your Holland America Cruise, please note that we suggest booking these before you leave home. Shore excursions are available to be booked up until 10 days before sailing and can be booked online at www.hollandamerica.com. Check In We strongly encourage you to expedite your cruise check-in by completing the Holland America Online Check-In before you leave home. Guests who wait to check-in at the ship terminal risk being unable to sail, even if they arrive at the terminal before the vessel leaves. Please refer to the Holland America Immigration Information flyer that you will have received in your APT travel wallet with your final documentation.