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The Koningsdam ship was the best experience we’ve had!

My Travel Consultant: Beth Baskey

Carol and Harold, London, ON - (trip to )

Thank you Beth for booking our trip - a beautiful ship, fabulous weather, delicious food, and excellent service from Holland America.

Previously we have sailed on MSC, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Celebrity and Holland America Maasdam.  The Koningsdam was the best experience we’ve had.

The balcony room was really good.  Bathroom was much better than any ship we’ve been on previously - probably because ship is brand new.  It had a very large walk-in shower (footprint was the size of a bathtub).  The counter was marble.  Balcony had comfortable reclining chairs, foot stool and small table.

We ate in specialty restaurants 5 nights (it’s not for everyone, but we thought it was good value at $119 per person) that were completely different experiences.

One other point worth mentioning.  The embarkation and disembarkation processes were outstanding. We boarded by 11:30 (opened at 11:00)….and all rooms were ready at that time. For disembarkation, we chose to carry our own luggage off the ship and were off at 7:25 a.m.  We have Nexus and whizzed through the customs with no line at all. We were actually trying to check in to our hotel at 8:00 a.m.!!  In retrospect, we could have easily made the same day flight at 11:10 a.m., but who would have known!

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