Amazon Explorer November 2017 | Craig Travel

Amazon Explorer November 2017

Amazon Explorer
Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale
Holland America Line
ms Prinsendam
November 18, 2017 to December 18, 2017
31 Days
CT Rating:

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Many experienced cruisers would describe this as an adventure to be had. The combination of leisurely days at sea with visits to some of the world’s most beautiful regions is what makes this trip special. Enjoy the amenities and impeccable service of the ms Prinsendam, the Elegant Explorer. Relax on deck with a good book or savour the sea air and share leisure time with new found friends.
Cruising from Fort Lauderdale we head due south through the riches of the Caribbean Islands before reaching the shores of South America and the magnificent wildlife and foliage as we cruise the exotic Amazon River. Everyday will be an adventure for the heart and soul as we enjoy the promenade and the panorama unfolding before us under the warmth of southern shores.

Travel Info - Cruise

CT Rating:

This cruise is suitable for all passengers who meet our basic criteria for group travel. Shore excursions vary by port and have not been included in this rating.

Inclusive Features
  • 30 night cruise on the ms Prinsendam, based on sharing a twin bedded stateroom in category selected
  • Baggage handling shipside
  • All meals and entertainment on board
  • All gratuities for included shipboard services
  • All cruise line taxes and fees
  • Air - inclusive rates also include: Return 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 Prinsendam
Holland America Line

Within Holland America’s impressive fleet, the ms Prinsendam is in a class all its own. Designed to explore the remote corners of the world in elegance and style, the ms Prinsendam is Holland America’s most intimate ship.
Originally built as the legendary Royal Viking Sun, she has been lovingly restored and enhanced. All staterooms have been refurbished while many of the public areas have been fully upgraded or completely rebuilt.
At 38,000 tons, the ms Prinsendam carries a maximum of 835 passengers in spacious comfort. Five distinctly different dining venues are available: the classic La Fontaine Dining Room, the casual Lido, the open-air Terraces, and the upscale Canaletto Restaurant and the Pinnacle Grill (supplemental fees). Eight different lounges are also available, providing delightful spaces to relax, to have a quiet drink, or to be entertained by music or a lively show. The Explorations Café, offers an extensive library, internet café and coffee bar, as well as the beautiful new Culinary Arts Centre, which provides cooking classes and presentations. Other venues include a full-size theatre offering first-run movies, a casino, a card room, and the superb Greenhouse Spa and fitness centre.
Luxurious accommodations await us - staterooms feature two lower beds (most of which can convert to a large queen-size bed), plush pillow-top mattresses, fine Egyptian cottons, terry-cloth robes, a private bathroom, individually-controlled air conditioning, a telephone, and ample closet space. Each stateroom also has a flat screen television, a DVD player, and multi-channel music. Most outside staterooms feature picture-window viewing and a bathtub with shower. The Deluxe staterooms and suites feature a private balcony, a personal mini-bar, a separate sitting area with floor to ceiling windows, and much more.


Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
K Inside (Lower Promenade, Promenade)
$ 8,075
I Inside (Upper Promenade)
$ 8,255
D Outside (Dolphin)
$ 9,115
C Outside (Main)
$ 9,375
AB Vista Suite (Promenade)
A Vista Suite (Upper Promenade)

Shore Excursions are not included in your cruise cost, allowing you the freedom to choose from several optional tours that will be offered in each port. Excursions will be available for purchase through the Holland America Line website or after embarkation.


Sample Airfares from cities across Canada
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Ottawa / Montreal
Halifax / Winnipeg
Regina / Saskatoon
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver

Airfares from other gateways are available on request. Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Refer to Inclusive Features for details.

A note about airfares: Airfares shown are estimated and to be used as a guideline only. Airfares, taxes, fuel surcharges, and air carrier are subject to change until ticketing. Should you have specific flight preferences please advise us at time of initial booking.

Pricing Details

Cruise only prices are based on joining and leaving at the pier in Ft. Lauderdale, are based on taxes, airfares and exchange rates in effect May 2016 and are subject to change. Most visitors (including Canadians) require a Visa for entry to and to transit through Brazil - this must be arranged prior to departure and the cost is not included in fares above.

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended. Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $491 to $766 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $247 to $545 pp plus applicable taxes. Clients 86 years and older and/or clients residing outside Ontario – please contact our staff for procedures. This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to the terms and conditions for general information. 

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Final Payment Date:
Tuesday, August 8, 2017