Grand Alaska Cruise August 2021 | Craig Travel

Grand Alaska Cruise August 2021

Grand Alaska Cruise
Vancouver Roundtrip
Holland America Line
ms Maasdam
August 23, 2021 to September 6, 2021
15 Days
Meals:
All Meals
CT Rating 1 Leisurely

1 Leisurely

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In the far reaches of the northwest lies the beautiful state of Alaska, neighbouring the province of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Alaska is known for her rugged, untamed natural beauty and is home to much Indigenous history and culture. Often mistaken as a land covered in ice and snow, come see firsthand that Alaska has much more to offer in their ecological paradise of old-growth rainforests, naturally shaped fjords and an abundance of flora and fauna. Come join us as we venture through the wondrous lands of Alaska together! Over the course of this fifteen voyage we will visit such well known locations as the Inside Passage, Anchorage, Homer and Hubbard Glacier. These and other fascinating ports of call will be experienced from the comfort of our luxurious and exquisite cruise ship, the ms Maasdam.

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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.

Highlights Inclusive Features
  • The Inside Passage: Witness the beautiful Inside Passage. Enjoy the breath-taking views of this protected network of waterway that guides us through glacier-cut fjords and lush, temperate rainforests along the jagged coast of Southeast Alaska. This area is home to famous wildlife such as orcas, humpback whales and bald eagles.
  • Haines: Set foot in the town that was a popular stop for prospectors headed to the Yukon fduring the Klondike Gold Rush. Once a logging town, this port is now known as a haven for nature lovers and artists.
  • Anchorage: From the serene waters of Cook Inlet to the exceptional natural wonders of the Chugach, Anchorage holds incredible adventures that are larger than life. With around 1,500 moose, incredible national parks nearby and 60 glaciers a short drive away, it's a dream destination.
  • Misty Fjords: Relax onboard the gracious ms Maasdam as we cruise through the glacier sculpted Misty Fjords. Admire the remnant volcanic plug, New Eddystone Rock, stretching some 240 feet out of the sea, and Punchbowl Cove’s famous columnar basalt.
  • 14 night cruise on the ms Maasdam, based on sharing a twin bedded stateroom in category selected
  • Baggage handling shipside
  • All meals and entertainment onboard
  • 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: Return economy group airfare from cities listed; Transfers between the airport and the ship; All related air taxes and current fuel surcharges; Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value

Ports of Call

ms Maasdam

Holland America Line

 The beautiful ms Maasdam 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 just over 62,000 tons, she carries 1,258 passengers in spacious and pampered luxury.   Fifteen different lounges and restaurants are ours to enjoy. Appreciate the spacious Mainstage with stage shows, the gracious Dining Room with floor-to-ceiling windows, the redesigned Lido Market for casual breakfasts, lunches and dinners, the Pinnacle Grill for elegant alternative dining (supplemental fee applies), the full-size theatre and numerous other lounges. A complete Promenade deck, two pools and a superb fitness spa with beauty parlour are all ours to enjoy. New features include the Explorations Café featuring the Library, internet service and a coffee bar, the Culinary arts Centre with cooking classes and presentations, and the upgraded Greenhouse Spa. All staterooms feature two beds which can convert to a queen, a private bathroom with shower, individually controlled air conditioning, telephone, ample closet space, flat-panel television and DVD player plus multi-channel music. Recent enhancements include new plush Euro-Top mattresses, fine Egyptian cottons, personal terry cloth robes and more. All staterooms feature a separate sitting area plus vanity and the average size is over 180 square feet. Most outside staterooms feature a picture-window. Deluxe suites have a whirlpool bath, private veranda, mini-bar, plus floor-to-ceiling windows.

Pricing

Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
K Inside (Main)
$3,265
$5,695
J Inside (A Deck, Main)
$3,295
$5,775
I Inside (Lower Promenade, Veranda, Navigation)
$3,335
$5,855
F Outside (A Deck)
$3,555
$6,285
E Outside (A Deck, Main, Lower Promenade)
$3,685
$6,545
DA Outside (Main)
$3,815
$6,815
D Outside (A Deck, Lower Promenade)
$3,885
$6,945
C Outside (Main)
$3,955
$7,075
CA Lanai
$4,815
$8,815
B Vista Suite
$7,345
$13,870
A Vista Suite
$7,875
$14,936

Above rates are cruise only and 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 a minimum 20 members and on rates, taxes and fees effective April 2020. Prices are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. Itinerary is based on the program offered by the cruise line. Due to air schedules, passengers from Atlantic Canada may require an overnight hotel before and/or after the cruise (cost not included).

Pricing

Sample Airfares from cities across Canada
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Calgary / Edmonton
$635
Regina / Saskatoon / Winnipeg
$835
Toronto
$1,055
Ottawa
$1,085
Montreal
$1,185
Halifax
$1,285
St. John’s
$1,385

Airfares for Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg are estimated on an individual basis and will not be routed through Toronto with the group. 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. Air is estimated and subject to change until confirmation.

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 traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $245 to $451 pp plus applicable taxes.  Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $427 to $663 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:
$500 per person
Final Payment Date:
Thursday, May 20, 2021

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