Holland America Line’s New Cruise Drink Packages
ATTENTION: This blog was recently updated with new information in August 2019.
New Cruise Drink Packages Aboard Holland America Line: What You Need to Know
From Epic Spiced Daiquiris to hand shaken Cuban Mojitos and Champagne Dreams, the drink menu aboard Holland America Line has something for everyone; including the non-alcoholic drinker. Next to food and entertainment, sipping a cool beer, glass of wine, tropical cocktail, soda or a hot cup of coffee any time of day is one of the stalwarts of any cruise vacation. With Holland America Line’s new cruise drink packages that offer up to 15 drinks a day, guests have the option to explore a wide selection of beverages in a single day.
Holland America Line is among a number of cruise lines to implement this all-inclusive cruise drink package deal. The Signature Beverage Package represents a painless solution to the bar bill surprise most guest typically receive at the end of an especially happy or celebratory cruise. At the cost of $54.95 per day per person, plus a 15% service charge that is automatically applied to the purchase, the Signature Beverage Package includes all alcoholic beverages with a menu price of $15 or less. The package also includes:
- A broad selection of red, white and sparkling wines
- A hefty line-up of Vodka selections for vodka lovers
- A selection of rum, rye, whiskey and scotch offerings.
- A literal book of tropical cocktails
Holland America Line has also introduced an Elite Beverage Package for $59.95 per person, per day that features additional premium beverage selections that give passengers a chance to explore an even wider selection of unique and classic alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage selections. Drinks are created by Holland America Line’s master mixologists that offer guests the choice of any premium spirits, cocktails, wines, beers, coffees, nonalcoholic beverages, bottled water and sodas priced at $15 and under.
For only $8 per day, per guest on Holland America Line’s Koningsdam and Nieuq Statendam Cruise Ships, there is a Coca-Cola Package that includes the “Freestyle Coca-Cola” program that allows guests to experience more than 100 signature Coca-Cola flavors from a coke machine.
A Queen Package (non-alcoholic) drink package is only $17.95 per day for each guest and features unlimited coffees including espressos, cappuccinos, juices, mocktails, Red Bull, bottled waters under 500ml and Coca-Cola.
Also, martinis on Holland America Line’s cruise drink packages are made with premium gin and Vox vodka. Even if you don’t drink you can still benefit from these cruise drink package by checking out some of the mocktails with catchy names like the Ultimate Unleaded Margarita, Melon Mint No’Jito and Ginger-Mango Splash to name a few. And don’t forget you can have all types of sodas, bottled and sparkling water. And, for those who like to start their day with a delicious latte or an alcohol spiked morning drink such as Irish coffee, it is all included in the Holland America Line cruise ship drink packages.
All inclusive cruises including alcohol and food typically have some caveats attached and the Holland America Line’s Beverage Packages are no exception. For starters;
- If one guest in the cabin decides to purchase the package, all passengers 21 years of older in the cabin must also purchase the cruise beverage package.
- Items from the Mini bar, Honor bar, Chocolate Seduction, self-service draft beer, and in-room dining and beverages on Half Moon Cay are not included in the package.
- Beverage packages may only be available for the first 48 hours of your cruise and for the total number of days of your cruise
- There is no sharing permitted. Packages are also non-transferrable and non-refundable.
- 15 is the total number of beverages served in one day
Based on certain criteria or promotions, Holland American Line may at times offer the qualifying guest a free Signature Beverage Package. A benefit of all inclusive cruises including alcohol and food is that they allow guests to enjoy drinks and gourmet meals that they normally wound not and with a fifteen-drink limit, if you don’t like the drink you don’t have to finish it. An all-inclusive cruise with a cruise drink packages such as Holland America Line “Signature Drink Package” or the “Elite Beverage Package” can make your cruise experience feel like a luxury vacation.
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