Holland America Line cancels its cruise program through March
Holland America Line reported that it is planning and developing its plans to follow the Conditional Sailing Order Framework. The company's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is extending its cruise operations pause for all departures until March
According to the announcement that company has released, the line will also cancel select longer voyages, and cruises of eight days or longer that call in the United States until Nov. 1, 2021.
Cruises impacted by this pause in operation are:
- All cruise departures from Jan. 1 through March 31, 2021.
- Cruises of eight days or more that call at a U.S. port through Nov. 1, 2021.
- Select longer voyages in Asia, Australia/New Zealand and South America through mid-April 2021. Some departures will be rescheduled to comparable dates in 2022.
Guests and their travel agents are being notified of the cancellations and options for Future Cruise Credits and rebooking.
- Guests booked on several longer voyages to South America aboard Westerdam, Asia aboard Noordam and Australia/New Zealand aboard Oosterdam will be rebooked to similar dates and itineraries in 2022. Those booked on the Voyage of the Vikings cruise, scheduled to depart July 9, 2021, aboard Zaandam, will move to a similar date in 2022.
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