Christmas in the Caribbean December 2018 | Craig Travel

Christmas in the Caribbean December 2018

Christmas in the Caribbean
Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip
Holland America Line
ms Zuiderdam
December 16, 2018 to December 26, 2018
11 Days
CT Rating:

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The warm sunshine, sparkling blue waters, white sand beaches, waving palm trees and fun loving inhabitants make the Caribbean a paradise on earth. Come with us to escape the cold, snow and bitter winds of the Canadian winter and to share the experience of Christmas in a truly pleasurable way.  Why not make this a family affair? Bring the whole family with you and enjoy time together during this special season. Holland America offers activities for all ages,  ensuring everyone has the time of their lives while, as a family, you will enjoy Christmas Day together. After a short flight to Florida, we embark on the gracious ms Zuiderdam, settle into our comfortable cabins and simply sit back and relax as we are taken to islands, each unique from one another.  We never have to pack a bag or change our hotel for ten wonderful days in the sun. Do call us today to reserve your places on this cruise and to ensure the best price, flights, and choice of cabin.

Travel Info - Cruise

CT Rating:

This cruise is suitable for all passengers who meet our basic criteria for group travel.

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

Ports of Call

ms Zuiderdam
Holland America Line

Join us as we cruise on Holland America's Vista Class ms Zuiderdam. Like all her sister ships, she offers a world of spacious staterooms, elegant public rooms, expansive teak decks, priceless antiques that line the halls and the friendly gracious staff for which the line is justly famous. At 82,000 tons, she carries just over 1,900 passengers in pampered luxury. From the Euro-top mattresses to the terry towel robes, from the variety of foods to the wide number of different possibilities of entertainment, this ship truly encompasses the highly acclaimed Signature of Excellence.

Sixteen different lounges and restaurants are yours to enjoy from the spacious the Mainstage Balcony for colourful stage shows to the intimate Dining Room with its picture windows. The spacious Lido Market with numerous options for casual breakfasts, lunches and dinners, the Pinnacle Grill for elegant alternative dining, the Canaletto Restaurant for an intimate Italian dinner are also yours to enjoy and discover new flavours. A small fee applies for reservations at the Pinnacle and Canaletto restaurants. The Explorer’s bar, with its extensive library, internet stations and coffee bar, and numerous intimate lounges are good atmospheres for a quiet conversation or a pre-dinner dance.

There are a host of activities for you to enjoy, from the new Culinary arts centre, from the digital workshop to a nice dancing show or exclusive spa treatments at the Greenhouse Spa and Salon. Also you could simply relax on the deck with a good book and enjoy the fresh air sea. The choice is yours as is the enjoyment.


Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
L Inside Twin (Various)
K Inside Twin (Various)
I Inside Twin (Various)
D Outside Twin (Main, Upper Promenade)
C Outside Twin (Main)
VD Veranda Twin (Rotterdam, Upper Veranda)
VC Veranda Twin (Various)
SS Neptune Suite (Upper Veranda)

Above rates are per person based on sharing the category chosen and include all of the applicable Inclusive Features. See Deck Plan for full details on various categories available . Single rates are available upon request. Ask for prices or visit our website.


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

Airfares from other gateways are available on request. Air pricing listed is estimated and subject to change. Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. 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 August 2017 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. This cruise will not be escorted.  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.  

Pricing Details

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 traveler's age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $211 to $451 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75- 85 will range from $177 to $395 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 terms and conditions for more details.  

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Monday, September 10, 2018