Fancy a trip to Alaska? Holland America Line offers agents chance to win trip of a lifetime

Humpback whale tail with icy mountains backdrop Alaska
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Holland America Line is offering Australian and New Zealand agents a chance to win a spot on its upcoming Alaska trip as part of its ‘Time of Your Life in ALASKA’ competition.

    Bookings are open from 9 April to 3 May 2024, the ‘Time of Your Life in ALASKA’ competition will include a spot on its 11-day Denali and Yukon Cruise Tour 2024 Famil. The three lucky travel agents will also receive an AU $4,000 Mastercard gift card, and US $200 shipboard credit per room (T&Cs apply).

    Travel agents must make a booking via the entry form between the entry date and complete a competition entry form to be in the running. Participants will be quizzed on Holland America Line’s Alaska cruise and other tour offerings as part of their entry.

    “We’re excited to offer this incredible opportunity to our valued partners in Australia and New Zealand. Alaska is a destination like no other, and we want to share the magic of its breathtaking landscapes, wildlife encounters, and unforgettable experiences with those who help make travel dreams a reality for others,” said Ryan Taibel, vice president of sales and partnerships Australia and New Zealand at Holland America Line.

    “Our ‘Time of Your Life in ALASKA’ competition is our way of saying thank you to our dedicated travel agents and providing them with a chance to experience firsthand the wonders of Alaska aboard our renowned ships”, he continued.

    For over 75 years, Holland America Line has been sailing to Alaska and has more sailings to Glacier Bay National Park and chances to encounter wildlife than any other cruise line. Throughout the years the brand has collected awards and accolades from the world’s most discerning travellers and cruise experts for Alaska cruising. Holland America Line was named the top pick for Alaska in the Porthole Cruise Magazine Editor-in-Chief Awards, AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards, Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, and TravelAge West Wave Awards Editor’s Pick.

    With 17 different cruise tours in 2025, Aussie/Kiwi guests can choose whether to cruise to Alaska or go overland first, and then decide to include one, two or three nights at Denali National Park. Those who want to explore further into Canada can add a trip to the remote landscapes of the Yukon with stops in Dawson City and Whitehorse. Four ships offer Alaska Cruise tours: Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam and Zaandam.

    Highlights for the 2025 season include a new 14-day Ultimate Denali tour that includes two nights in Denali, an overnight at Homer, Alaska, along with more Alaska city visits and a seven-day cruise. With the addition of a Denali Natural History Tour to all one-night Denali itineraries, all Alaska Cruisetours now include a complimentary tour for guests in Denali National Park.

    Entry form can be found here.

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