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Sailings
21 Night Transatlantic
departing from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Cruise Line Holland America Line
Ship Veendam
Departing Sun, Apr 14, 2019
Return Port Venice, Italy
Ports of Call Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) | Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal | Malaga, Spain | Cartagena, Spain | Rome...
Holland America Line
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) | Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal | Malaga, Spain | Cartagena, Spain | Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Kefalonia, Greece | Dubrovnik, Croatia | Kotor, Montenegro | Split, Croatia | Ravenna, Italy | Venice, Italy
Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Sun, Apr 14, 2019 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, US CHECK IN STARTS AT 0100P -- 5:00 pm
    Mon, Apr 15, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Tue, Apr 16, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Wed, Apr 17, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Apr 18, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Fri, Apr 19, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Apr 20, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sun, Apr 21, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Mon, Apr 22, 2019 PONTA DELGADA, SAO MIGUEL, AZORES, 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Tue, Apr 23, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Wed, Apr 24, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Thu, Apr 25, 2019 MALAGA, SPAIN 7:00 am 5:00 pm
    Fri, Apr 26, 2019 CARTAGENA, SPAIN 7:00 am 1:00 pm
    Sat, Apr 27, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sun, Apr 28, 2019 CIVITAVECCHIA (ROME), ITALY 7:00 am 4:00 pm
    Mon, Apr 29, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Tue, Apr 30, 2019 KERKIRA, NISOS KERKIRA (CORFU), GRE 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Wed, May 01, 2019 DUBROVNIK, CROATIA 10:00 am 11:00 pm
    Thu, May 02, 2019 KOTOR, MONTENEGRO TIMES SUBJECT TO WEATHER COND 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Fri, May 03, 2019 SPLIT, CROATIA 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Sat, May 04, 2019 RAVENNA (SAN MARINO), ITALY 8:00 am 5:00 pm
    Sun, May 05, 2019 VENICE, ITALY 7:00 am --
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Holland America Line
General

For 145 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, exquisite dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you''ve come to the right place.

Our fleet of 14 modern classic ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia - as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and our extended Grand Voyages.

Holland America Line is proud of its environmental program. The company earned its initial ISO 14001 certification in June 2006. As the internationally recognized standard for environmental management, ISO 14001 encompasses virtually every aspect of our ships'' operations. Holland America Line has been recertified to meet that standard again and again - demonstrating our belief that the safeguarding of our guests, crews, ships and the environment in which we live and operate is not only the right thing to do, it is essential to the successful conduct of our business.

As part of our collective social responsibility, the company, employees, and guests have joined together to give back to communities and organizations around the world. Whether it''s donating shipboard items to an orphanage, cleaning up a neighborhood park, walking 5K onboard to raise funds for cancer research, or donating money to disaster relief, Holland America Line and our employees share time and resources to make a difference.

Every Holland America Line employee is committed to providing a truly extraordinary experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

Ship
Veendam
Overview

Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, ms Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest amenities. Guests aboard Veendam enjoy a multi- million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks, elegant dining rooms and spacious staterooms - many with private verandahs.

While on-board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck, enjoy The Retreat, a private resort-style pool experience offering sophisticated poolside amenities and service.

Club HAL provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.

Dining


Enjoy exquisite dining across a range of venues on Holland America Line cruises

We invite you to dine "As You Wish" To savor Italian cuisine one night and a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next. To take your place in the Dining Room at a specific seating time or be spontaneous, following your desires. On board, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.


The Pinnacle Grill

Refined and luxurious, romantic and intimate, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining. Make reservations for an intimate meal graced by luxurious appointments such as Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.


Canaletto Restaurant

"Spartire" is the Italian word for sharing; our new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.


Tamarind Restaurant

Aboard the ms Eurodam and ms Nieuw Amsterdam, enjoy the Tamarind for food evoking the rich culinary traditions of Southeast Asian, China and Japan.


Main Dining

The two-tiered Dining Room with its sea views, white linens, sparkling crystal and Rosenthal china, elevates each dining occasion. Whether you choose a pre-set seating and dining time or the freedom each evening to dine "As You Wish".


Lido Restaurant

Lido Restaurant offers relaxed dining featuring a variety of selections. Breakfasts feature pancakes, fresh fruit, omelets and more. Lunch, choices include sushi, pizza, gourmet sandwiches and an extensive salad bar. In the evening, enjoy entrees from both the Lido and the main Dining Room.

Entertainment


Spectacular Shows, Live Music, Diverse Lounges, Movies and Casino Gaming

Evenings on board glitter with choices. Arrive in a lounge to the strains of a lively dance band. Take in a thrilling show on stage. Share a martini flight in Mix; sing along in the Piano Bar. Stay up late into the night.

Dancing with the Stars: At Sea

Whether you like to Tango or Quickstep, or enjoy watching sizzling dance performances, you can experience the excitement of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars: At Sea on board Holland America Line.

Cruise guests can learn the steps, meet the stars, and join the fun. Six feature theme cruises offer an in depth Dancing with the Stars: At Sea experience with dance lessons from the pros, a question-and-answer session, photo opportunities and a dazzling production with the stars and glamorous costuming from the show.

In addition to the theme cruises, all 15 ships in the Holland America Line fleet will feature exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea dance lessons developed by the show's professionals and lead by the onboard dance team. Select guests from these classes will be invited to dance center stage in the show lounge in an exciting dance-off performance.

BB King's Blues Club

Due to the tremendous popularity of the B.B. King's Blues Club on ms Eurodam, Holland America Line is pleased to welcome B.B. King's Blues Club to the ms Westerdam, ms Zuiderdam, ms Noordam, and ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Join these world-class musicians as they create a dynamic energy that will move you to sing and dance along.

Services


On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill

Always at the heart of the Holland America cruise experience is our warm and award-winning style of service that is never in the way and never out of reach. We sail with nearly one crew member for every two guests, providing the intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising. Our extensive onboard services, from special dining requests to full service laundry and dry cleaning services, are designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Our specially trained crew takes pride in anticipating and fulfilling your every wish. From our waiters and bartenders to our chefs and wine experts, our spa technicians and fitness instructors to our officers and housekeeping staff, everyone is dedicated to providing you with the gracious and personalized service that will make your cruise vacation memorable. On board the ships of Holland America Line you'll discover a cruise experience that is modern, fresh and appealing - in an ambiance that is timeless and refined.

Activities


Each New Day, a Wealth of Cruise Activity and Indulgences

Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many - or as few - as you please. It's an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. Dabble, discover, daydream - do everything, or do nothing at all.

Whether you want to workout in the Fitness Center, learn yoga, pamper yourself with a massage and spa treatment, or listen to music and check your email in the Explorations Cafe, there's a perfect onboard activity for everyone.

In every cruise port, make your cruise vacation even more memorable with our extensive Shore Excursions program of activities. See, explore, discover: arts and cultural activities, athletic expeditions, city tours, shopping and more on our cruises.

Dining

Enjoy everything from a burger and fries by the Lido Pool to the authentic Italian flavors of Canaletto to the ultimate in refined and luxurious dining at the Pinnacle Grill.

Dining venues on Veendam:

  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Canaletto
  • De Librije Pop Up
  • New York Pizza
  • The Dining Room
  • Lido Market
  • Dive-In

Ship Facts
  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger Capacity: 1,350
  • Gross Tonnage: 57,092 grt.
  • Length: 719 feet
  • Beam: 101 feet
  • Maximum speed: 22 knots
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • A Vista Suites
    B Vista Suites (Some Accessible)
    BA Vista Suites
    BB Vista Suites
    BC Vista Suites
    C Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    CA Lanai Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    D Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    DA Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    DD Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    E Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    EE Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    F Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    FF Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    G Large Porthole Ocean-view (Some Accessible):
    H Large Porthole Ocean-view (Partially Obstructed)
    HH Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Fully Obstructed)
    I Large Interior Staterooms
    IQ Large Interior Spa Staterooms
    J Large Interior Staterooms
    K Large Interior Stateroom (Some Accessible)
    L Large Interiror Staterooms
    M Large Interiror Staterooms
    MM Large Interior Staterooms
    N Large Interior Staterooms
    PS Pinnacle Suite
    SA Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)
    SB Neptune Suites
    VQ Verandah Spa Staterooms
Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Connecting rooms
    Wheelchair accessible
    Fully accessible, roll-in shower only
    2 lower beds or converts to 1 queen-size
    Fully accessible with with single side approach to the bed.
    Fully obstructed view
    Partial sea view
    Shower Only
    Bathtub and shower
    Triple (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed)
    Quad (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed, 1 upper)
    Ambulatory accessible
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Sports Deck

Sports Deck
Destination
Transatlantic
The most exciting and glamorous way to cross the Atlantic is by cruise ship! Days at sea may be spent taking advantage of the many onboard activities available on today''s modern ships. Whether you want to catch a movie, catch some rays or catch up on some reading you can do as much or as little as you choose.
Ports of Call
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
City Fort Lauderdale

Originally a fort built by the U.S. Army in 1838 during the Second Seminole War, Fort Lauderdale welcomes visitors with broad, palm-fringed beaches and an easy pace of life. Stroll along fashionable Las Olas Boulevard with its stylish shops or enjoy a sightseeing cruise through the city''s canals, boasting more waterways than Venice. Or, venture out and explore the cosmopolitan city of Palm Beach, or the wildlife sanctuary of the Everglades.

Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
City Ponta Delgada

A hidden treasure, the remote Azores islands lie 900 miles west of Portugal and 2,110 miles east of New York. Ponta Delgada's stunning Portuguese architecture and luxuriant, flower-filled parks make walking through this city a joy. Venture out of the city and prepare yourself for some of the most beautiful scenery you have ever witnessed. Dramatic rocky cliffs descend to pristine bays, where you may find a virtually deserted stretch of gorgeous beach. Extinct craters are filled with turquoise waters, and surrounded by gardens of hydrangeas and greenery that thrive in the rich volcanic soil.

Malaga, Spain
City Malaga

The Plaza de Merced, cathedrals, and museums of Malaga make it a remarkable site for studying the history and culture of Spain.The coastline that borders the city is magnificent, and it creates a wonderful backdrop to the ancient land.

Cartagena, Spain
City Cartagena

...The weather almost never becomes too hot or uncomfortable, and the sights and smells of the land are marvelous...It is also Spain's main naval base...The landscaped squares of Cartagena are so magnificent that you can spend hours just sitting and looking...The buildings and religious structures of the city add to its wonderful culture, and a walking tour of Cartagena is great fun.

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
City Civitavecchia

The port of Civitavecchia is the gateway to The Eternal City, where all roads lead. Mad traffic careens past monuments of the great civilizations of the past. You will want to see it all: the soaring inspiration of St. Peter's, the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel; the flow of life along the Spanish Steps, the Coliseum, the Via Veneto and Trevi Fountain. Be sure to leave time for la dolce vita in one of the piazzas.

Kefalonia, Greece

Cefalonia/Kephallonia

Dubrovnik, Croatia
City Dubrovnik

Jewel of the Dalmatian coast, girded in ninth-century walls that rise sheerly from the water's edge, Dubrovnik is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Within the ancient fortifications is a labyrinth of narrow alleyways and a striking Renaissance boulevard called the "Stradun."

Kotor, Montenegro
City Kotor

This typical Mediterranean town is located at the end of Kotor Bay, which sits on the Montenegrin coast in the southern Adriatic. Due to the history of Kotor, it is the oldest town in Montenegro and is now a historical monument protected by the state. This town of Kotor has belong to many countries, around 3 B.C. the town was colonized by the Greeks, and later was an affiliate of Roman and Byzantine empires. In 1797, this town became a vital naval base under Austria's possession. In 1918, after World War II, this town became the property of Yugoslavia and is now included in the constituent republic of Montenegro. Kotor has been a 16th century cathedral, town walls, and a medieval fort.

Split, Croatia
City Split

Ravenna, Italy
City Ravenna

Venice, Italy
City Venice

Venice enchants you from your first glimpse as your ship glides through the Grand Canal. A world power in the middle ages, its affluence lives on in its beautiful old buildings like those surrounding Piazza San Marco. Be sure not to leave without a romantic ride along the canals in a gondola.