Alaskan Inside Passage Fly-Cruise
Onboard Holland America - ms Nieuw Amsterdam
Hays Cruise Extras
  • Receive the below FREE offer on any stateroom:
  • Signature Beverage Package
  • Specialty dining experience
  • Reduced 3rd/4th guests sharing
  • 50% reduced deposits
  • Book a Suite and also receive $200 onboard spending money
  • Explore4 promotion ends 19 November 2018
Why book…
  • Take a ride on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad past glistening glaciers and picturesque waterfalls in Skagway
  • Cruise through the pristine landscapes of the protected national park of Glacier Bay
  • Ride an off-road vehicle and try zip lining, kayaking and hiking in Ketchikan
Overview Itinerary
The Ship
Ms Nieuw Amsterdam perfectly reflects the style and glamour of New York City. See spectacular art by Andy Warhol, savour delicious meals from Manhattan Dining Room and relax with a creative cocktail at Silk Den as you sail to your next port of call. During days at sea, sunbathe at Lido Pool, relax in the hot tub, indulge in a massage, or play a game of tennis. Kids and teens have their own clubs and activities to enjoy — while you make the most of the expert cooking shows, busy shopping arcade, and fantastic wine-tasting sessions! In the evening, ms Nieuw Amsterdam comes to life with great entertainment. Catch a show in Showroom at Sea, dance the night away to true Memphis-style music at B.B King Blues Club, and visit the grand casino for exciting games and atmosphere. Innovative and elegant, ms Nieuw Amsterdam is an amazing way to explore the world.

The food scene on ms Nieuw Amsterdam is first-rate. The ship's 'As You Wish' dining programme lets you enjoy meals at a time that suits you. Enjoy fine dining at Pinnacle Grill and Master Chef's Room, or head to Le Cirque for succulent steaks cooked as you like. There's also Tamarind, Lido Restaurant and Manhattan Dining Room, as well as Canaletto which serves delicious Italian cuisine. For a casual snack, you have Slice pizzeria or you can relax in your stateroom and make the most of the ship's 24-hour private dining service.

Day and night, you have the perfect venue for enjoying a drink on ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Visit Ocean Bar, Pinnacle Bar and Explorer's Lounge for a dedicated service and welcoming atmosphere, then have an ale at Sports Bar while enjoying top games. Piano Bar is a great place to enjoy live music and a range of drinks, or you can be entertained at Queen's Lounge — which features a stage. Enjoy stunning views at Crow's Nest Lounge, Sea View Bar, and Lido Bar; try a range of fine wines at the wine bar; or relax with a cocktail at Silk Den.

Take a self-guided iPod tour of the art found on board — including work by Andy Warhol and Richard Estes. Swim and sunbathe at the pool area — which features relaxing hot tubs — or head to the thermal suite for aerobics. For some pampering, visit Greenhouse Spa and Salon which offers massages, facial treatments and sauna sessions, while kids enjoy their own club room and teenage-only Loft! Ms Nieuw Amsterdam is home to the largest gym in the cruise line's fleet, and you can visit Explorations Cafe where you find puzzle tables, Internet stations, and guest lecturers giving insights regarding your itinerary's ports of call. Stroll around the shopping arcade; play tennis and basketball; try a sample at the wine-tasting lounge; and enjoy a cooking class and demonstration at Culinary Arts Center. In the evening, head to B.B King Blues Club for live Memphis music — an ideal place to dance until late! Showroom at Sea is a large theatre featuring a series of stage shows, or you can enjoy the on-board casino for quieter evenings.
Day 1: UK to Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Vancouver. Upon arrival take a coach transfer to the port to board ms Nieuw Amsterdam and set sail for Alaska.
Day 2: Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage
Day 3: Juneau, Alaska
Juneau is the state capital of Alaska, and it is not hard for guests to see why people would want to settle here. Juneau is one of the natural beauty hotspots of the world. Take a trip to Mendenhall Glacier, one of the most awe-inspiring in the area, and yet accessible in the area. Being over half a mile wide and 2000 feet deep, this is a sight you will surely not want to miss.
Day 4: Skagway, Alaska
Skagway, commonly known as 'The Gateway to the Klondike' was born out of the Kondike Gold rush of the 1890s. Once home to saloons, dance halls and gambling houses, Skagway now has only about 1,000 residents. Relive the town's 'heyday' with an interesting downtown walking tour and gold panning excursion. Visit Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park to see thousands of historic photos and archaeological artefacts. For the little more adventurous, take a ride on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad past glistening glaciers and picturesque waterfalls.
Day 5: Glacier Bay
Cruise through the pristine landscapes of the protected national park of Glacier Bay. Keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles, humpback whales, orcas, sea lions, seals, porpoises and sea otters; not forgetting the brown, black and blue glacier bears, moose, blacktail deer, and mountain goats on the shoreline. Gaze in awe at the lofty mountain peaks, ice-sculptured fjords, and over 50 named glaciers.
Day 6: Ketchikan, Alaska
Ketchikan can be described as the first city of Alaska. Situated in the most southern part of the state and surrounded by deep fjords and lush forests, this small fishing town is a popular stop with cruise lines. Take a walk down the waterfront and admire the awe-inspiring views. Enjoy a tour to the 40-acre Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary to view bald eagles and black bears. Visit the totem poles at Totem Bight State Park and Potlatch Totem Park or journey to the glacier-carved wilderness at the Misty Fiords National Monument. You can also ride an off-road vehicle and try zip lining, kayaking and hiking.
Day 7: Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage
Day 8: Vancouver, B.C. to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end, disembark the ship and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.
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ALL PRICES STATED ARE CRUISE ONLY. Fares listed are in GBP Sterling. Fares and Explore4 offers are based on Promo(s) NX/NQ/UU. Featured fares are per person based on double occupancy and include Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses. Explore4 offers are per stateroom based on double occupancy, for 1st and 2nd guests sharing a stateroom and excludes 3rd/4th guests, except as provided herein. Offers are available for new bookings only, apply only to the cruise portion of Alaska Land+Sea Journeys, are not combinable with any other discounts and are not transferable or refundable. Offers are applicable on select 2018-2020 sailings. Subject to availability. Signature Beverage Package (Drinks Package) has a daily limit of 15 beverages, which includes all beverages priced at US$9.00 or lower. Guests must order beverages one at a time and must be 21 years or older for alcoholic beverages. Sharing is not permitted. Beverage management reserves the right to revoke the package if misused and refuse service for any reason, including service of alcoholic beverages to intoxicated guests. Package excludes purchases made in Signature Shops, Mini Bar and In Room Dining, or beverages on Half Moon Cay. Value of US$1000 is based on a 12-night cruise, per stateroom. Pinnacle Grill dinner (speciality dining experience) : Guests receive one dinner per person. Reservations and dining times will be assigned and a confirmation card will be placed in your stateroom upon embarkation day. Offer excludes Specialty Dining Events in the Pinnacle Grill such as Le Cirque, De Librije, Master Chef’s Table and Sommelier Dinner. Reduced fares for 3rd/4th guests is based on sharing a stateroom with 1st and 2nd guests, valid on select sailings, and based on Promo NS. Reduced Deposit is valid for new bookings only. Bookings made on voyages requiring immediate final payment are not eligible for a reduced deposit. Suite offer: Onboard Spending Money is US$100 per guest (US$200 per suite) is non-refundable, transferable, not for cash value, expires at the end of that cruise, and may not be used in the casino. Offers are capacity controlled, and may be modified or withdrawn without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply. It is the responsibility of guests to ensure they have a full passport valid at least 6 months beyond the date travel is to commence. Explore4 offers end 19 November.
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May 2019 - 7 Nights - Flying from selected UK airports to Vancouver
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