Eastern Mediterranean April 2022 | Craig Travel

Eastern Mediterranean April 2022

Eastern Mediterranean
Rome to Venice
Holland America Line
ms Oosterdam
April 30, 2022 to May 20, 2022
21 Days
All Meals
Escorted By:
CT Rating 1.5 Easy

1.5 Easy

Email specialist Stacey Harper to discuss your travel plans

The warm and inviting ports of the Mediterranean are the perfect place to restart your world explorations after the long-awaited return of safe travel. Join us on board the ms Oosterdam as we cruise these turquoise waters to unique and interesting ports from Rome to Tel Aviv and then, back to Venice. Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam, is an exceptional cruise ship, offering a combination of wonderful public rooms, comfortable cabins, excellent service and dining. For those with limited time, you can choose either sailing from Rome to Venice or a roundtrip Venice voyage to the Holy Land. Built to be combined for an immersive experience and exceptional value, the 21-day odyssey cruise is a delight to look forward to as we emerge from isolation and prepare to Experience Our World once again. Let Holland America pamper you in comfort and style as you enjoy the warm spring weather and friendly locals in ports across the Eastern Mediterranean. We encourage you to book early and avoid disappointment as space will be limited and cabins will fill quickly as travel restrictions are lifted.

SHORTER CRUISE SEGMENTS | This cruise can also be enjoyed in shorter segments: 9 Day Mediterranean Dream, April 30, 2022  or 14 Day Holy Land Explorer, May 7 2022.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: Your health, safety and security are our top priority. Best practices to combat the spread of COVID-19 are ever-evolving. For peace of mind, your deposit for this journey is fully refundable until January 25, 2022.  Learn more...

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Travel Info - Cruise

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CT Rating 1.5 Easy

1.5 Easy

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

Inclusive Features
  • 19 night cruise on the ms Oosterdam, based on sharing a twin bedded stateroom in category selected
  • All meals and entertainment on board
  • Services of your cruise director
  • 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 Oosterdam

Holland America Line

The ms Oosterdam, a Vista-class ship, recently emerged from dry dock with exciting updates including completely refreshed suites, new lounge, dining and entertainment venues. She features elegant public rooms, expansive teak decks and interiors inspired by musical instruments bringing a new world of sights and sounds to her guests. The 82,305-ton vessel accommodates 1,964 guests and is the ultimate expression of Holland America Line’s brand evolution. She provides unforgettable entertainment experiences with the Music Walk, three stages presenting a variety of live music nightly. Fabulous lounges and restaurants are yours to enjoy. The Dining Room set on two floors and framed by views of the sea. The transformed Lido is now a modern marketplace offering different themed stations and selections, the Pinnacle Grill is an intimate alternative dining, and the Canaletto serves Italian classics, including pasta made fresh daily. A complete Promenade deck, a hydro pool, a Lido pool and a sea view pool, a superb fitness centre, spa and beauty parlour are all yours to enjoy. All staterooms feature two lower beds, which can convert to a queen, a private bathroom with shower, individually flat-panel TV with interactive menu of programming including; on-demand movies, music stations, as well as both live and pre-recorded television.


Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
K Inside (Main, Upper Promenade, Veranda, Upper Veranda, Observation)
J Inside (Main)
E Outside (Main)
DD Outside (Main)
D Outside (Main, Upper Promenade)
C Outside (Main)
VC Veranda (Veranda, Upper Promenade, Upper Veranda, Navigation)
VA Veranda (Veranda, Upper Promenade, Upper 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. Single rates are available upon request. Passengers wishing to share accommodation, please call our office.

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
St/ John's / Regina / Saskatoon
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCEYour health, safety and security are our top priority. Best practices to combat the spread of COVID-19 are ever-evolving. For peace of mind, your deposit for this journey is fully refundable until January 25, 2022.  Learn more...

VACCINATIONS AND TRAVELMany destinations and cruise lines are now requiring guests to be fully vaccinated. To ensure a smooth journey we will be requiring all group members to be fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to departure. This policy is subject to change to meet the evolving travel landscape. Learn more...

Pricing Details

Cruise price is based on sharing a twin-bedded stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based on rates, taxes, and fees effective March 2021 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. This cruise will operate with a minimum of two members as listed.

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.

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 $245 to $491 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $182 to $467 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:
$900 per person
Final Payment Date:
Tuesday, January 25, 2022