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Old September 15th, 2002, 12:46 PM
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HOLLAND AMERICA OFFERS UP TO $200 OFF CRUISE FARES
> FOR AARP MEMBERS
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>Seattle, September 6, 2002 - Holland America Line is offering AARP's more
>than 35 million members a savings of up to $200 per cabin booked on Holland
>America cruises.
>
>"Holland America enjoys a stellar reputation among travelers over the age
>of
>50," said David A. Giersdorf, senior vice president of marketing and sales,
>Holland America Line. "We're enthusiastic about using this partnership to
>welcome AARP members who want a vacation matched to their lifestyle and
>preferences."
>
>AARP members will save $200 per cabin on cruises of 10 days or longer, $100
>per cabin on cruises from seven to nine days and $50 per cabin on cruises
>of
>six or fewer days. AARP members may book up to four cabins with the
>discount, permitting travel with friends and family. Proof of membership is
>required. AARP members can learn about the offer on the AARP Web Place at
>www.aarp.org as well as through their travel agents.
>
>Giersdorf added, "Our AARP Privileges savings also apply nicely to a
>quickly
>growing area of the travel industry - multi-generational and family reunion
>travel. With our ability to provide a high level of comfort, service and
>enjoyable activities to baby boomers, seniors and kids alike, we are
>already
>seeing growing numbers of cross-generational families traveling on our
>cruises."
>
>"As more of our members search for multi-generational travel experiences,
>we're pleased to make available these special savings from Holland America
>through our AARP Privileges Program," said Hal Norvell, Manager, Personal
>Enrichment, AARP Services, Inc. "Our members have long enjoyed the
>outstanding quality and service that have always been a hallmark of Holland
>America."
>
>According to the Travel Industry Association, nearly 20 percent of travel
>in
>2001 spanned three generations. Ranked as the top premium cruise line in
>the
>world in several magazine polls, Holland America offers cruises on 11 ships
>to all seven continents, featuring Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico, Hawaii,
>Europe, Asia/South Pacific, Canada/New England, South America with
>Antarctica, and a 108-day Grand World Voyage. Holland America's premium
>cruises feature spacious staterooms, superb dining, renowned service,
>casino, first-rate entertainment, duty-free on-board shops, internet
>centers, the Club HAL kid's program, complete fitness centers and popular
>"tipping not required" and "cashless" ship policies.
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Old September 15th, 2002, 07:05 PM
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Default Re: Save money on HAL....

While HAL does offer AARP discounts, they do not allow them to be combined with other discounts which are often in larger sums. So....AARP members must forego the $200 because they would have to forfeit an offer which is worth a larger sum.
We know...we tried it.
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Old September 15th, 2002, 08:51 PM
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Thanks for the info. I'm just tring to help ours save money. The HAL ship line is great.
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Old September 16th, 2002, 07:47 AM
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I called HAL and was told it only applied to outside cabins. You might want to check this out. 1-877-SAILHAL.
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Old September 16th, 2002, 02:40 PM
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you can`t use the AARP savings if you are using Mariner pricing or if your cruise is being offered with a cabin credit......jean
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Old October 3rd, 2002, 06:30 PM
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Default Re: Re: Save money on HAL....

Wonder if this offer is extended to CANADIAN ARP members? Must enquire about that.

You're probably better off with the early booking discount and being a 'Mariner' may be an added benefit - I plan to check it out.

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