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Old September 10th, 2007, 11:23 PM
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Holland America Line also has some of the lowest single supplements on some cruises for solos. Most singles/solos on HAL are women - met many a grande dame with hundreds of days at sea and the line has a very loyal core following. Upscale it is, but the critical difference is in the quality of the crew. HAL runs a fleet of ships, not a chain of floating hotels. Check the story of Prinsendam I or the rescues off the coast of Turkey. 8)

Originally Posted by monkeythyme
Originally Posted by abbottim
Hey Divemaster: what is "HAL", which you noted in your posted reply?
Excuse me. Just happened to be in the neighborhood.
HAL is Holland America Line, an upscale affiliate of Carnival.
Amadeus:09Diamond;Celebrity:10Summit; HAL:87Rotterdam V,89Nieuw Amsterdam II,93Nordam III,94Ryndam III,96Westerdam III,99Veendam IV,01Maasdam V,02Amsterdam III,03Volendam III,03Zuiderdam II,04Westerdam IV,04Oosterdam I,05Zaandam III,06Statendam V,06Prinsendam II,07Nordam IV,08Eurodam I,08Rotterdam VI,09Veendam IV,09Volendam,10Nieuw Amsterdam IV,12Ryndam III,13Ryndam III, 14Volendam IV,14Eurodam;P&O:11Artemis;RC:07Splendour of the Seas,11Navigator of the Seas,12Majesty of the Seas;CDF:14Horizon
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