Holland America vs Celebrity Cruises | with the Skinners


In this engaging discussion, Ken and his special guests, Rich and Linda Skinner owners of Cruise Holidays of Woodinville, delve into the rich history and overview of Holland America, followed by an insightful look at Celebrity Cruises. They explore whether these lines are “equal” in their premium classification and discuss the notable difference that Holland America offers longer cruises compared to Celebrity.

The conversation takes you through the unique experiences offered by both lines in Alaska and provides a detailed comparison of their staterooms. They also discuss the types of guests each cruise line attracts, the availability of world cruises, and the variety of itineraries offered. Ken, Rich, and Linda compare inclusions, emphasizing what each cruise line has for promotional inclusive packages, and then delve into the appeal of multigenerational cruising.

Rich and Linda share details about Holland America’s Fresh Fish Program and how the loyalty programs of both cruise lines stack up against each other. Further thoughts on entertainment and onboard activities are also discussed, providing a well-rounded view of what to expect on each cruise line.

Whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or planning your first voyage, this episode is packed with valuable insights to help you choose the perfect cruise line for your next adventure.

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