Carnival PLC Holland America Line Extends Pause of Select Cruises
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Holland America Line Extends its Pause of Cruise Operations to Fall Vancouver
Departures and Early 2021 Hawaii Itineraries
Cancelled cruises include Panama Canal, Hawaii, Pacific Coastal and South
Seattle, Wash., June 11, 2020 (1:10 p.m. PDT) - With travel and port
restrictions continuing for the near future due to global health concerns,
Holland America Line is extending its pause of cruise operations and cancelling
additional departures from the port of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in
2020, as well as select Hawaii itineraries for early 2021.
The following cruises are affected:
* Sept. 26, 2020, 22-day Panama Canal cruise from Vancouver to Fort
* Sept. 26, 2020, seven-day Pacific Northwest cruise from Vancouver to San
* Jan. 16 and Feb. 2, 2021, Circle Hawaii Voyages roundtrip from San Diego.
* Sept. 21, 2020, 16-day Mexico and Sea of Cortez itinerary from Vancouver to
* Sept. 27, 2020, 14-day North Pacific Crossing from Vancouver to Yokohama,
* Sept. 30, Oct. 3 and Oct. 10, 2020, three- and seven-day Pacific Northwest
and coastal cruises from Vancouver.
* Sept. 20, 2020, 17-day Circle Hawaii cruise roundtrip from Vancouver.
* Oct. 7, 2020, 23-day Inca Discovery voyage from Vancouver to San Antonio
All shorter segments within the above cruise departures are cancelled.
Collectors' Voyages that combine back-to-back cruises including the above
departure dates are also cancelled.
Guests Automatically Receive Future Cruise Credit
Those with impacted cruises automatically will be cancelled, and no action is
needed for guests opting for the Future Cruise Credit (FCC). All guests will
receive an FCC per person as follows:
* Paid in Full: Those who had paid in full will receive 125% FCC of the base
cruise fare paid to Holland America Line.
* Not Paid in Full: Those with bookings not paid in full will receive an FCC
of double the amount of the deposit paid for the cruise. The minimum FCC is
$100 and the maximum will be an amount up to the base cruise fare paid.
The FCC is valid for 12 months from the date of issue and may be used to book
sailings departing through Dec. 31, 2022. All other funds paid to Holland
America Line may be transferred to a new booking or will automatically be
refunded via the method of payment used to purchase the services.
Full Refund Option Also Available
Guests who prefer a 100% refund of monies paid to Holland America Line can
visit the Cancellation Preferences form to indicate this preference no later
than July 15, 2020.
The above options are not applicable to guests booked on a charter sailing.
Other booking and cancellation conditions and policies may?apply if the cruise
was not booked through Holland America Line. See the terms and conditions in
the Cancellation Preferences form for all details.
Recognizing the vital role travel advisors play in the success of the cruise
industry, Holland America Line will protect travel advisor commissions on
bookings for cancelled cruises that were paid in full and for the total
amount of the FCC when rebooked.
As previously announced, Holland America Line extended its pause of global
cruise operations and cancelled all Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England
cruises for 2020. In addition, Amsterdam will not operate the 79-day Grand
For more information about Holland America Line, consult a travel advisor, call
1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit hollandamerica.com.
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