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Sydney to Los Angeles

Departs
Tuesday, 27th November 2018
Ship
Amsterdam

Holland America - 28 Night Fly, Cruise & Stay including a 25 night cruise on MS Amsterdam, 3 nights in Los Angeles & return international flight!

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Cabin Price per person
AU $7049
AU $7599
AU $11899
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Special Validity Dates

Special is valid from 23rd February 2018 to 30th September 2018.

Special Inclusions

**JUST CRUISES EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL**

Your Fly, Cruise & Stay Package Includes:
- 25 night MS Amsterdam cruise from Sydney to Los Angeles including:
- All shipboard main meals (excluding specialty restaurants)
- Most onboard entertainment
- All port/govt. charges
- 3 nights accommodation in a 3.5 star centrally located hotel in Hollywood
- Economy class one way airfare from Los Angeles to Sydney on full service airline, including air taxes

Price does not include:
- Ship gratuities
- Transfers

Prices are based on flights from Sydney. Please ask us for prices from Melbourne, Brisbane or other Australian cities.

*Conditions Apply: Offer correct as at 17Apr18 and subject to live availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available cruise fare, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Outside and Balcony cabins may have obstructed views. Air fare & taxes are based ex Sydney and are subject to change until paid in full. Accommodation rates may be based on instant purchase prices, in order to keep prices low. Please ask your consultant at time of enquiry if you require more flexible accommodation payment conditions. Please note that the prices shown here are not shown in real time. Prices are subject to live availability at time of booking. While we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the listed prices shown here may vary from the live prices in our booking system.

Cruise Description

25 Night Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage sailing from Sydney to Los Angeles aboard Amsterdam.

The ms Amsterdam is the third ship to bear the name of the Dutch capital in Holland America Line's over 135-year history. Built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, the ms Amsterdam blends the very latest in shipbuilding technology with the artistry, personalized touches and superior service that has made Holland America Line one of the highest-rated cruise lines in the world.

At the heart of the ms Amsterdam is the Planeto Astrolabium, a commissioned signature sculpture soaring in a three-story atrium. The stunning Astrolabe tracks constellations, the planets, world time and ship time. Dutch heritage and tradition is clearly displayed throughout the ship in original Art Deco pieces that once graced the Nieuw Amsterdam of 1938. For a contemporary touch, works of the noted maritime artist Stephen Card adorn public spaces.

Highlights of this cruise:

Sydney
Sydney is located on the south-east coast of Australia. It is the largest and most populated city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. The city is built on hills surrounding Sydney Harbour where the Sydney Harbour bridge and the Sydney Opera House are located. The region features many bays, rivers, inlets and beaches including the famous Bondi Beach. Within the city are many picturesque parks including Hyde Park and the Royal Botanical Gardens.

The most well-known attractions include the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Other attractions include Royal Botanical Gardens, Luna Park, some 40 beaches and Sydney Tower. The Rocks precinct includes the first colonial village of Sydney and some great shops, cafes and galleries are located here. Sydney also has several popular museums, such as the Australian Museum (natural history and anthropology), the Powerhouse Museum (science, technology and design), the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Australian National Maritime Museum.

Mystery Island
Mystery Island is one of the most southern islands of the Vanuatu group. It sits off the bigger island of Tanna on the southern tip of Vanuatu. There are golden beaches, palm trees and a coral reef with thousands of fish.

The island is uninhabited except for the visiting cruise ship passengers who come to swim, snorkel and purchase shells and goods sold by locals from nearby Tanna island.

Apia
Apia is the capital of Samoa and part of the Tuamasaga district. The city is located on the northern coast of Upolu Island. It is the nation's major port and only city. It is a little run down but there are good bars and restaurants and a walk along the beachfront is beautiful.

Mulinu'u, the old ceremonial boobtical, lies at the city's western end, and is the location of the Parliament House (Fale Fono) and the historic observatory, which is now the meteorology office.In the center of the city is a clock tower erected as a war memorial. Apia has a mix of modern and early, wooden, colonial buildings, most notably the courthouse, with a museum on the upper floor. The new market (maketi fou) is inland a bit at Fugalei, where it is more protected from the effects of cyclones.

Writer Robert Louis Stevenson spent the last four years of his life in Apia. He is buried on Mt. Vaea, overlooking both the city and the home he built, Vailima, which is now a museum in his honour.

Lahaina
Lahaina is one of the prettiest towns in all Hawaii, with timber-frame buildings, sailing ships bobbing in the harbor, coconut palms and the mountains of West Maui dominating the skyline. Lahaina enjoys dry days with lots of sunshine. Sunsets at Lahaina are unforgettable.

Lahaina is great if you are a beach person, you will absolutely love Lahaina and Kaanapali Beach. Lahaina is an old whaling village turned into a tourist Mecca yet it still retains the flavour of a south seas town.

Lahaina is lively and by Maui standards inexpensive, with a huge range of activities and little rainfall, but above all it's the only town on Maui to offer lodging, sightseeing, nightlife and an abundance of restaurants within easy walking distance of each other. Popular shore excursions include a humpback whale search; Haleakala Crater, so vast it could swallow Manhattan, skyscrapers and all; the heavenly road to Hana and the seven sacred pools.

Los Angeles
Los Angeles, often abbreviated to simply 'LA' is known for its golden beaches, superb surfing and numerous Los Angeles movie stars. Some of the most famous areas of Los Angeles include Hollywood, which is full of movie-related tourist attractions, and LA's Beach district, where you will find Malibu Beach amongst others.

Cruise along Los Angeles' Sunset Strip and Walk of Fame, take a walk along Rodeo Drive, drive past the enormous mansions in Beverly Hills, or explore the more cultural areas of LA, and you will realize why Los Angeles, the 'City of Angels', has become one of America's premier tourist destinations.

Los Angeles has many tourist attractions, including Dodger Stadium, the Walt Disney Concert Hall - CBS Television City - home to major Los Angeles television productions, LA's Hollywood Forever Cemetery - where a number of world-famous Hollywood celebrities have been laid to rest; Los Angeles Zoo, Paramount Pictures - Hollywood's longest running film studios, and LA's famous Hollywood Sign - symbolizing the hopes and dreams of many Hollywood actors.

Other main tourist attractions in Los Angeles include First Interstate World Center - the tallest structure in the area, LA's Watts Towers - one of the most unique and creative landmarks in Los Angles; the Griffith Observatory - an impressive Art Deco observatory built in the 1930s; the Wells Fargo Center, LA's Union Station - featured in many Hollywood films in the 1940s; Crystal Cathedral a striking glass tower, and Elysian Park one of the largest parks in Los Angeles, with many scenic walking trails.

Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
27/11 Sydney, NSW, Australia overnight
28/11 Sydney, NSW, Australia 06:00 PM
29/11 At sea - -
30/11 At sea - -
01/12 Noumea, New Caledonia 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
02/12 Lifou, Loyalty Islands 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
03/12 Mystery Island, Vanuatu 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
04/12 At sea - -
05/12 Port Denarau (Nadi), Fiji 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
06/12 Suva Fiji 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
07/12 At sea - -
08/12 Apia, Western Samoa 08:00 AM 06:00 PM
08/12 Date Line Crossing
08/12 Pago Pago American Samoa 08:00 AM 06:00 PM
09/12 At sea - -
10/12 At sea - -
11/12 At sea - -
12/12 At sea - -
13/12 At sea - -
14/12 Honolulu, Hawaii 07:00 AM 11:00 PM
15/12 Lahaina Maui, Hawaii 08:00 AM 11:00 PM
16/12 At sea - -
17/12 At sea - -
18/12 At sea - -
19/12 At sea - -
20/12 At sea - -
21/12 Los Angeles, California, USA 07:00 AM
Post-Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
21/12 Disembark cruise - Own way to hotel
22/12 Los Angeles - At your leisure
23/12 Los Angeles - At your leisure
24/12 Los Angeles - Own way to airport - Fly to Sydney
26/12 Arrive Sydney
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.

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