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Holland America Line Opens Panama Canal & Hawaii Voyages

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Holland America Line Panama Canal and Hawaii cruise season for 2025-2026 is now on sale.

Voyages will operate from October 2025 to April 2026, on 15 to 22-day itineraries and six Panama Canal cruises, sailing on Eurodam, Koningsdam and Zuiderdam.

Itineraries will start or end in Vancouver, Canada; Seattle, Washington; San Diego, California; or Miami or Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Ports of call include destinations in Aruba, California, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Turks and Caicos.

Select Panama Canal sailings will include a call at Acajutla, a new port for Holland America Line, offering excursions to the Mayan ruins.

Select cruises will call at Half Moon Cay, the line’s private island in the Bahamas. Others will have multiple embarkation or disembarkation options, such as Fort Lauderdale to San Diego, Seattle or Vancouver.

Holland America Line’s Hawaii season will operate on Koningsdam, Zaandam and, for the first time in the region, Nieuw Amsterdam.

The itineraries, which will sail roundtrip from San Diego or Vancouver, or from Vancouver to San Diego, comprise:

17-day Circle Hawaii, from Vancouver to San Diego, visiting Nawiliwili, Kahului, Hilo, Honolulu (overnight) and Kona. The roundtrip from San Diego features either an overnight or late departure from Honolulu, a call to Ensenada, Mexico, and more Hawaiian ports such as Kona and Kahului.

18-day Circle Hawaii, roundtrip from San Diego or Vancouver, calling at Kahului, Hilo, Honolulu (overnight), Nawiliwili and Kona. Roundtrip San Diego adds a call at Ensenada and roundtrip Vancouver includes Victoria, Canada.

Hawaii cruises start from £2619pp and Panama Canal itineraries from £2999pp.

For a limited time, when guests book select 2025-2026 Panama Canal and Hawaii cruises, they will benefit from the ‘Have It All’ package, which includes free upgrades to an Elite Beverage Package and premium Wi-Fi.

Karen Farndell, Director Sales & Marketing for Holland America Line, said:

“We know a Panama Canal transit is a once-in-a-lifetime experience many of our guests are seeking, and by adding Acajutla to select voyages, we’re making it even more memorable.

“Guests can discover the ‘Pompeii of the Americas’ with a shore excursion to Joya de Cerén archaeological site, where they’ll explore a Mayan farming village remarkably preserved under volcanic ash.

“With four different departure cities, there are so many different ways to experience the Panama Canal aboard one of our ships.

“Guests travelling to Hawaii can do so for the first time on Nieuw Amsterdam. Not only will they have an ideal, mid-sized ship experience as they hop from island to island, but they’ll also have the opportunity to dine at Morimoto by Sea, Nieuw Amsterdam’s newest restaurant.”

For more information on Holland America Line, visit hollandamerica.com or call 0344 338 8607.

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