Christmas in the Caribbean December 2019 | Craig Travel

Christmas in the Caribbean December 2019

Christmas in the Caribbean
Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip
Holland America Line
ms Volendam
December 20, 2019 to January 5, 2020
17 Days
CT Rating 1 Leisurely

1 Leisurely

Email specialist Roselle King to discuss your travel plans

This journey has departed. Please view our alternate departures below or contact us to pre-register for the next journey to Christmas in the Caribbean.

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 Volendam, 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 sixteen 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. 


Banner photo courtey of Holland America Line

Travel Info - Cruise

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CT Rating 1 Leisurely

1 Leisurely

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

Inclusive Features
  • 16 night cruise on the ms Volendam, 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 Volendam

Holland America Line

The ms Volendam is breathtaking in every detail, from the truly spacious staterooms to the priceless antiques that line the halls. At 61,000 tons, she carries just 1,432 guests in truly spacious comfort.
Thirteen different lounges and restaurants are ours to enjoy from the Mainstage, two decks high and a lounge stage that will fill your evenings with entertainment, to the twin levels of the elegant Dining Room with its grand staircase and floor to ceiling windows. Recent additions to the ship are the beautiful Explorations Café with its in depth library, internet access and coffee bar, and the Culinary Arts Centre for cooking classes and presentations. Ample deck area, a complete Promenade Deck, two pools, one of which can be covered, and the superb Greenhouse Spa and fitness area are all ours to enjoy.
Luxurious accommodations await and each stateroom will feature two lower beds, most of which can convert to a king-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. Each has a television and DVD player. All staterooms feature a separate sitting area and vanity and average stateroom size is over 190 square feet, some of the largest in the industry. Most outside staterooms feature picture-window viewing and all feature a bathtub/shower. The deluxe mini-suites feature a private balcony, floor to ceiling windows, mini-bar, whirlpool bath and more.


Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
K Inside (Various)
J Inside (Dolphin, Main)
F Outside (Dolphin)
E Outside (Various)
DA Outside (Main, Veranda)
C Outside (Main)
CA Outside (Lower Promenade)
BB Veranda Suite (Navigation)
AA Veranda Suite (Veranda, Navigation)
A Veranda Suite (Veranda, Navigation)

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. Cruise price is based on sharing a twin bedded stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based on rates, taxes and fees effective November 2018 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.



Sample Airfares from cities across Canada
Departure LocationDeparture Price
$ 1,255
Montreal / Ottawa
$ 1,385
Halifax / Winnipeg
$ 1,485
Regina / Saskatoon
$ 1,635
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver
$ 1,585
$ 1,635

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.

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 $278 to $656 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75- 85 will range from $196 to $473 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 our Terms and Conditions for more details. 

Deposit Amount:
Final Payment Date:
Monday, September 16, 2019