Holland America Line 2020 Grand Africa Voyage

Announcing 2020 Grand Africa Cruise!

We are excited to announce that Holland America Line is bringing back their impressive Grand Africa Voyage. Embark on a sweeping expedition that presents the continent in all its colors and contrasts. You'll find eclectic Moroccan souks and chic boutiques, welcoming villages and sunny morning game drives, shifting Namibian sands and the sultry Seychelles, and more.

Choose this 74-or 79- day voyage sailing roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale or from Boston to Ft. Lauderdale departing October 3 or October 8, 2020. This voyage is a complete circumnavigation of the fascinating continent of Africa. Fares start from just $12,499 with early booking bonuses through February 28, 2020.

When you book this cruise with Cruise & Travel Experts, you will receive many extra exclusive amenities such as:
- Host Gary Whitehurst for entire cruise
- Pre-cruise hotel stay in Ft. Lauderdale
- Bon voyage party in Ft. Lauderdale
- $500 Shipboard Credit per person
- One Cocktail Party during cruise
- Memorable client gifts and more!

See below the early booking amenities offered by Holland America Line when you book your cruise by Feb. 28, 2020.

Please click on the red quote request button below to hold your spot on this fascinating cruise!

When you book with Cruise & Travel Experts, enjoy exclusive amenities such as Host, Generous Shipboard Credit, Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay, Bon Voyage Gala Dinner, Private Cocktail Parties, Gifts and more!
Ship: ms Amsterdam
Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Sail Date: October 3 or 8, 2020 - December 21, 2020
From/To: Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale (or Boston to Ft. Lauderdale)
Length: 74 or 79-Days
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Book early and be rewarded!  

Book your 74 or 79-Day 2020 Grand Africa Voyage by February 28, 2020, and receive amenities valued at up to US$4,320 per person.


  • Complimentary laundry, dry cleaning and pressing, Categories PS–SB
  • Complimentary unlimited in-suite bottled water and soft drinks, Categories PS–SB


  • Onboard Spending Credit     – US$1,000 per person, Category PS     – US$750 per person, Categories SA–SB     – US$500 per person, Categories A–BC
  • Prepaid Signature Internet Package  (4,000 minutes per person)
  • Prepaid Hotel Service Charges•  One Complimentary Shore Excursion
  • Unlimited Luggage Delivery Service  (to/from Boston or Ft. Lauderdale only)✤
  • Initial In-suite Liquor Set-up (four bottles)•  “Welcome on Board” Bottle of Sparkling Wine


  • US$300 per person Onboard Spending Credit
  • Prepaid Hotel Service Charges
  • Luggage Delivery Service (two pieces per person  to/from Boston or Ft. Lauderdale only)✤✤
  •  “Welcome on Board” Bottle of Sparkling Wine

Spend two days in:

  • Al ‘Aqabah (Petra)
  • Mombasa

Spend three days in:

  • Cape Town

Itinerary includes:

  • Portugal
  • Morocco
  • Spain
  • Tunisia
  • Malta
  • Suez Canal
  • Jordan
  • Oman
  • Seychelles
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Mayotte
  • Madagascar
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Namibia
  • Angola
  • Ghana
  • Ivory Coast
  • Gambia
  • Senegal
  • Cape Verde
  • Puerto Rico

What Makes a Grand Voyage Grand?
More ports. Longer stays. Luxurious overnights ashore. You will experience more of everything on a Grand Voyage – from world capitals to iconic landmarks to hidden gems.

• Delight in a different culinary journey each day, with exquisite food and fine wine from around the world
• Explore the world more fully with extensive activities and enrichment programs that are enhanced even further
• Stretch out in spacious staterooms on board Amsterdam and Volendam, most with ocean views or a private verandah
• Experience the finest service made even better. Many crew members are Grand Voyage veterans with personal insights into the destination we visit. And our crew member to guest ratio is nearly 1:2.

Date Day Port Duration
Oct. 3, 2020 Sat. Boston, MA 5:00pm
Oct. 4 Sun. Newport, Rhode Island Half Day & Evening
Oct. 5 Mon. New York, New York Full Day
Oct. 8 Thurs. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Full Day
Oct. 16 Fri. Funchal, Madeira Full Day
Oct. 17 Sat. Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands Half Day -Afternoon
Oct. 18 Sun. Agadir, Morocco Half Day – Morning
Oct. 19 Mon. Casablanca, Morocco Full Day
Oct. 22 Thurs. La Goulette (Tunis & Carthage), Tunisia Full Day
Oct. 23 Fri. Valletta, Malta Full Day
Oct. 26 Mon. Enter Suez Canal at Port SaidDaylight transit Suez CanalExit Suez Canal at Suez
Oct. 28-29 Thurs. – Fri. Aqaba, Jordan Full Day & Overnight
Nov. 4 Wed. Muscat, Oman Full Day
Nov. 7 Sat. Crossing the Equator
Nov. 8-9 Sun.-Mon. Victoria, Mahé, Seychelle Full Day & Overnight
Nov. 12-13 Thurs. – Fri. Mombasa, Kenya Full Day & Overnight
Nov. 14 Sat. Zanzibar, Tanzania Full Day
Nov. 16 Mon. Mamoudzou, Île de Mayotte, Comoros Full Day
Nov. 17 Tues. Andoany (Hell-Ville), Nosy Be, Madagascar Full Day
Nov. 20 Fri. Maputo, Mozambique Full Day
Nov. 21 Sat. Richards Bay, South Africa Full Day
Nov. 24-25 Tues. – Wed. Cape Town, South Africa Full Day & Overnight
Nov. 27 Fri. Lüderitz, Namibia Full Day & Evening
Nov. 28 Sat. Walvis Bay, Namibia Full Day & Evening
Dec. 1 Tues. Luanda, Angola Full Day
Dec. 3 Thurs. Crossing the equator
Dec. 5 Sat. Takoradi, Ghana Full Day
Dec. 6 Sun. Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Full Day
Dec. 9 Wed. Banjul, The Gambia Full Day
Dec. 10 Thurs. Dakar, Senegal Full Day
Dec. 12 Sat. Mindelo, São Vicente, Cape Verde Full Day
Dec. 18 Fri. San Juan, Puerto Rico Full Day & Evening
Dec. 21 Mon. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 7:00am


The third Holland America Line vessel to bear the name Amsterdam, this elegant, mid-sized ship features a three-story atrium graced by a stunning astrolabe. While on board, enjoy America’s Test Kitchen cooking shows and hands-on workshops. Thrill to our exclusive BBC Earth Experiences presentations and activities. Rejuvenate at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon. Work out at our Fitness Center. And savor our delectable array of specialty restaurants.

Fares are in US$, per person, for cruise or Land + Sea Journey only, based on double occupancy. Fares shown in this view may not be current. Changing the dates may change fares. Fares do not include Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses. Pricing and availability subject to change without notice. Stateroom availability varies by ship and category. Images shown are representative of a stateroom in that category. Room measurements are approximated, and rooms in the same category may vary in size and/or have different furniture placement, windows or fixtures from those pictured. Please see cruise contract for cancellation fees.There will be one phase of early booking bonuses applicable to full cruise guests purchasing stateroom categories PS-F. There are no early booking bonuses applicable to stateroom categories FF-N. Early booking bonuses apply to 1st and 2nd guests only. The Early Booking Bonus Program will be detailed separately. Expiration of the Early Booking Bonus Program will be 2/28/20.