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Alaska Inside Passage August 2023

Alaska's Inside Passage
Round Trip Vancouver
Holland America Line
ms Volendam
August 2, 2023 to August 9, 2023
8 Days
CT Rating 1 Leisurely

1 Leisurely

Email specialist Roselle King to discuss your travel plans

Join us as we retrace the route of the early navigators, following the magnificent Inside Passage, truly one of the most scenic cruises in the world. Imagine a world of rugged mountains rising steeply from the tranquil waters and the stark beauty of glaciers crashing into the sea. Imagine walking in the footsteps of the prospectors rushing in search of gold. Imagine a school of orca whales sunning beside the ship. Imagine flying over a vast expanse of ice or enjoying a freshly grilled salmon. Enjoy the pampered luxury of Holland America Line, repeatedly voted the World's Best Cruise Value, as we sail the peaceful waters of the Inside Passage. Spacious staterooms, gracious public rooms, the warm friendly service of the ship's staff, up to five meals daily, gala entertainment and so much more await us.
Join us as we discover this scenic wonderland enjoying exceptional value with our special group rates! Call today!

Have It All: Inquire about the advantages of adding Holland America’s “Have It All” premium package* and make your cruising experience even more incredible. Receive their best amenities - shore excursions, drink package, speciality dining, and Wi-Fi at 50% off for only $50 USD per person per day! *Terms and conditions apply.

For peace of mind, your deposit for this journey is fully refundable until April 26, 2023.  Learn more...

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Travel Info - Cruise

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CT Rating 1 Leisurely

1 Leisurely

This cruise is suitable for all travellers who meet our basic criteria. Optional shore excursions will involve different ratings.

Inclusive Features
  • 7 night cruise on the ms Volendam, based on sharing a twin bedded stateroom in selected category
  • Baggage handling shipside
  • All meals and entertainment on board
  • Services of our cruise escort and/or cruise director
  • All gratuities for included shipboard services
  • All cruise line taxes and fees
  • Air-inclusive rates also include:Estimated round trip economy airfare from cities listed, transfers between the airport and ship, all current air taxes, fuel surcharges and fees, airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value

Ports of Call

ms Volendam

Holland America Line

     The beautiful ms Volendam offers a world of spacious staterooms, elegant public rooms, expansive teak decks, priceless antiques, and the friendly gracious staff for which Holland America is justly famous. At 61,000 tons, she carries just over 1,400 passengers in spacious and pampered luxury.

Various lounges and restaurants are ours to enjoy - from the Main Stage for your evening entertainment, to the twin levels of the Dining Room with its grand staircase and floor-to-ceiling windows. The classical elegance of the Pinnacle Grill, the Italian Canaletto Restaurant, the Lido Market for casual breakfasts, lunches and dinners, a full-size movie theatre, a casino, card room, and numerous intimate lounges for a quiet conversation or a pre-dinner dance. The more recent additions include the Explorations Café with its library, internet and coffee bar , and the Culinary Arts Center for cooking classes and presentations. Of course like all Holland America vessels, there is ample deck area, two pools, and the superb Greenhouse Spa & Salon and fitness area.

Luxurious accommodations await your arrival. Each stateroom features two lower beds, which can convert to a queen-size bed, plush pillow top mattresses, fine Egyptian cotton sheets, personal terry cloth bathrobes, a private bathroom, individually controlled air conditioning, telephone, multi-channel in-room music, and ample closet space.


Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
K Inside (Main, Verandah, Navigation)
J Inside (Dolphin, Main)
E Outside (Dolphin, Main, Lower Promenade)
DA Outside (Main, Verandah)
D Outside (Dolphin, Lower Promenade)
C Outside (Main)
CA Lanai (Lower Promenade)
B Veranda (Verandah, Navigation)
A Veranda (Verandah, Navigation)

Above rates are per person based on sharing the category chosen. Cruise only costs are based on joining and leaving the group on the ship in Vancouver. See deck plan for full details on various categories available. For single rates, ask for prices or visit our website. For your complete cost, add the airfare noted below from your home city. Craig Travel strives to offer you the best value for your travel dollar. The prices listed are based on group rates. Alternate promotional fares may be available with different inclusions. Please discuss with us how we can help you customize your travel experience.


Sample Airfares from cities across Canada
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Regina / Saskatoon
Montreal / Ottawa
St. John’s

VACCINATIONS AND TRAVEL:  While Holland America Line no longer requires vaccination to travel other vendors such as airlines, hotels, transfer companies, or shopping/dining establishments might. It is strongly advised to ensure your vaccinations for COVID are up to date for peace of mind and to better ensure a smooth journey. Craig Travel will not require group members to be vaccinated on this journey.

Pricing Details

Air inclusive prices are estimated (subject to confirmation). Airfares from other gateways are available on request.  Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Final pricing will be available once flights are confirmed. Refer to inclusive features for details. Cruise price is based on sharing a twin-bedded stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based on rates, taxes, and fees effective September 2022 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control.

Insurance is NOT INCLUDED but is highly recommended. Estimated premiums range from $314 to $934 plus tax for travel arrangements as noted for up to 85 years of age – please contact our staff to receive a quote. This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Clients 86 years old and older and/or clients residing outside Ontario - contact our staff to discuss procedures. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to terms and conditions for more details.

Deposit Amount:
$500 per person
Final Payment Date:
Thursday, April 27, 2023