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28-Night Ancient Discovery & Holy Land Cruise (Sep 2024)

Drinks package + Free prepaid crew appreciation + Shore Excursion credit + Wi-Fi + more*

Ancient wonders are yours on this incredible cruise from Rome to Athens. Experience remarkable sites, from the Temple of Zeus to the Great Pyramids to the Parthenon. Overnight in Istanbul and Tel Aviv.

FROM
$9,019PP
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DURATION
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28 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • card_giftcardBonus onboard credit
  • wifiFree wifi
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About this holiday

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Your itinerary at a glance

Visit 17 ports, across 6 countries. Relax on a beach in Greece, explore the ancient ruins of Egypt & Turkey and immerse yourself in majestic cities throughout this extensive 28-night itinerary.

Inclusions

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  • 2​8 x nights onboard Nieuw Statendam
  • Food and Dining - enjoy three meals a day included in the standard cruise fare.
  • Onboard Activities
  • Nightly Entertainment

PLUS book now and receive the below amenities included per person in your cruise fare.

  • Shore Excursions - US$300 Shore Excursion Credit
  • Drinks Package - Elite Beverage Package​
  • Choose from a large selection top shelf wine, beer, spirits and cocktails, plus non-alcoholic options like sodas, specialty coffees and more
  • Specialty Dining - Enhance your cruise with 3 nights of award-winning specialty dining at Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto or Tamarind.
  • Wi-Fi - Stay connected throughout your journey. Surf the web, use social media, check email and send messages to friends and family.
  • FREE Prepaid Crew Appreciation - Crew Appreciation, or stateroom gratuities, is covered for you (a value of $17 per day) to recognise the efforts of a wide variety of crew members who contribute to the experiences of all our guests.

Accommodation

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Nieuw Statendam

Nieuw Statendam

Fluid lines and dramatic spaces make the Holland America Nieuw Statendam a modern beauty. The second in the line of Pinnacle-class cruise ships, its design draws inspiration from the elegant curves of musical instruments. When not relaxing in well-appointed suites or staterooms, guests will have a multitude of innovative dining and entertainment options—from Rudi’s Sel de Mer to Nami Sushi to the Rolling Stone Rock Room, B.B. King’s Blues Club, and the visually stunning two-level World Stage. 

Travel dates

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2​1 September to 19 October 2024

  • Inside from $9,019 pp twin share / $15,548 pp sole use*
  • Ocean view from $10,719 pp twin share / $19,848 pp sole use*
  • Verandah from $11,919 pp twin share / $21,348 pp sole use*
  • Suites from $15,119 pp twin share*

*Please note: Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate without notice.

Itinerary

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  • Day 1: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
  • Day 2: At Sea
  • Day 3: Katakolon (Olympia), Greece
  • Day 4: Souda (Chania), Greece
  • Day 5: At Sea
  • Day 6: Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt
  • Day 7: Port Said, Egypt
  • Day 8: Limassol, Cyprus
  • Day 9: Rhodes, Greece
  • Day 10: Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
  • Day 11: Cruising The Dardanelles
  • Day 12: Istanbul, Turkey (Overnight, arrive 7am)
  • Day 13: Istanbul, Turkey (depart 2pm)
  • Day 14: Mykonos, Greece
  • Day 15: Piraeus (Athens), Greece
  • Day 16: At Sea
  • Day 17: Limassol, Cyprus
  • Day 18: Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel
  • Day 19: Haifa (Tel Aviv), Israel (Overnight, arrive 8am)
  • Day 20: Haifa (Tel Aviv), Israel (depart 11pm)
  • Day 21: At Sea
  • Day 22: Antalya, Turkey
  • Day 23: Marmaris, Turkey
  • Day 24: Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
  • Day 25: Rhodes, Greece
  • Day 26: Kos, Greece
  • Day 27: Thira (Santorini), Greece
  • Day 28: Souda (Chania), Greece
  • Day 29: Piraeus (Athens), Greece

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Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Have It All Early Booking Bonus Offer (“Early Booking Bonus Offer”) is available for a limited time, on a first-come, first-served basis, to the first guests that make a new booking in connection with the Early Booking Bonus Offer while it is available. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses are included. All values herein are in USD. Holland America Cruise Line (“HAL”) may change or revoke the Offer or its parts at any time. Early Booking Bonus Offer is valued at US$130 per day. Other exclusions and terms may apply; void where prohibited. Early Booking Bonus Offer and its parts are neither transferable, substitutable, nor redeemable for cash. Early Booking Bonus Offer is available for 1st/2nd guests only and applies only to the cruise portion of Alaska cruisetours. Early Booking Bonus Offer fares available only on select 2024 and 2025departures. Elite Beverage Package has a daily limit of 15 beverages, including all beverages priced at US$15 or less, and includes beverage service charges. The Elite Beverage Package includes wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, sodas, bottled water (sparkling or still, 400ml or less) and coffee. Guests must order one beverage at a time and be 21 years+ for alcoholic beverages. Sharing of any beverage or the package is not permitted. Beverage management/HAL reserve the right to revoke the package if misused and refuse service for any reason, including service of alcoholic beverages to intoxicated guests. Package excludes beverages purchased in The Shops, from the mini-bar, through 24-hour room service or on Half Moon Cay. Speciality Dining is based on cruise duration and ship type. For 6- to 9-day voyages, guests will receive one night at Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto or Tamarind. For ships without Tamarind, guests will receive one night at Pinnacle Grill or Canaletto. For 10- to 20-day voyages, guests will receive two nights: one night at Pinnacle Grill and one night at Canaletto or Tamarind. For ships without Tamarind, guests will receive two nights: one night at Pinnacle Grill and one night at Canaletto. For 21+ day voyages (excluding GrandVoyages), guests will receive three nights: one night at Pinnacle Grill, one night at Tamarind and one night at Canaletto. For ships without Tamarind, guests will receive three nights: two nights at Pinnacle Grill and one night at Canaletto. Offer excludes Speciality Dining Events in Pinnacle Grill such as Sel de Mer, A Taste of De Librije and Cellar Master Dinner. Reservations and dining times will be available to pre-reserve.Shore Excursion credit is based on cruise duration and is per person, not per stateroom. For Alaska cruise tours and 6- to 9-day voyages, eligible guests will receive US$100 credit per person to apply toward their shore excursion purchase(s). For 10- to 20-day voyages, eligible guests will receive US$200 credit per person to apply toward their shore excursion purchase(s). For 21+ day voyages (excluding Grand Voyages), eligible guests will receive US$300 credit per person to apply toward their shore excursion purchase(s). Shore Excursion credit must be used pre-cruise when applied toward an Alaska Cruisetour Land Excursion purchase.Shore Excursion credit must be used on corresponding cruise and is non-refundable. Shore Excursion credit cannot be redeemed for cash value or applied to a non–shore excursion item. Wi-Fi Premium Package: All onboard Internet usage is subject to HAL standard policies, which may limit browsing of some sites due to network security and bandwidth usage. Applications that use high bandwidth may be blocked and offerings are subject to change with or without notice. The plan can be activated on any device, but only one device can be actively connected at a time. Upgrades are available once on board for a single day, the remaining duration of the voyage or adding more devices. Offer applies to 1st/2nd guests in a stateroom only. Crew Appreciation: Receive prepaid stateroom gratuities on board. Gratuities for other services, including, but not limited to, bar, dining room, wine accounts and spa/salon services, are not included. HAL is not responsible or liable for any printing errors. Promotion is based on promotion code(s) N2 and based on double occupancy.