Holland America Line Announces Free Parking in San Diego

Newspapers

SEATTLE, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ — Holland America Line has just added one more reason to take a sun-drenched cruise from San Diego to Mexico, Hawaii or Tahiti this fall or winter. Guests who book any ocean-view stateroom will enjoy free parking in San Diego near the cruise terminal during their cruise.

For example, guests booking an outside or verandah stateroom on a 15-day Circle Hawaii cruise roundtrip from San Diego will receive free parking — a $145 value — while sailing to Hilo and Kona on the big island of Hawaii; Lahaina, Maui; Honolulu, Oahu; and Nawiliwili, Kauai. The ms Zaandam offers Circle Hawaii cruise departures from Oct. 11, 2007 to Apr. 3, 2008 with outside staterooms beginning at just $1,599 per person, double occupancy.

Those seeking a roundtrip Mexican Riviera cruise from San Diego can indulge in a seven-day sailing with outside staterooms priced from $599 per person and enjoy free parking valued at $70. On a 10-day cruise, outside staterooms begin at $899 and include free parking valued at $95. Guests can choose from many sailing dates on the ms Oosterdam, ms Ryndam and ms Zaandam from Oct. 11, 2007, to Jan. 19, 2008, to take advantage of this free parking offer.

Also, Holland America Line’s 30-day, roundtrip cruise from San Diego to Hawaii, Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands also now includes free parking valued at $290. This extraordinary sailing departs Jan. 6, 2008, on the ms Ryndam and includes all the Hawaiian ports before continuing on to the French Polynesian islands of Raiatea, Bora Bora, Moorea, Tahiti (Papeete), and Nuku Hiva.

Guests taking advantage of the free parking offer should book soon for best stateroom availability. For more information, contact a travel agent, call 1-877-SAIL-HAL (1-877-724-5425) or visit www.hollandamerica.com.

About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc ]

Holland America Line’s fleet of 13 ships offers nearly 500 cruises to more than 320 ports. Two- to 108-day itineraries visit all seven continents, including Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; a Grand World Voyage; and popular sailings to ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal.

In the 2006 Portrait of Affluent Travelers survey by Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown and Russell, Holland America Line topped the list of cruise lines sought after by affluent leisure travelers. Fleetwide, the company features Signature of Excellence enhancements, totaling more than $225 million, that showcase the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine — a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen where more than 60 celebrated guest chefs and culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes — Explorations Cafe powered by The New York Times, teens-only activity areas and all new stateroom amenities highlighted by flat-panel TVs and plush Euro-top Mariner’s Dream Beds.