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Holland America Line Launches New Africa Circumnavigation Cruise

Holland America Line has announced a fantastic new 83-night circumnavigation of Africa voyage from Southampton this autumn aboard ms Rotterdam. Departing on 28 September 2014, this journey takes in over 40 different ports in a wide variety of fascinating countries such as Mauritius, South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Ghana, Senegal and Morocco. It also includes a transit of the Suez Canal.

Full Itinerary: Southampton | At Sea x2 | Lisbon, Portugal | Gibraltar | Malaga, Spain | At Sea x2 | Valletta, Malta | At Sea | Piraeus, Greece | At Sea | Ashdod (Jerusalem) Israel | Haifa, Israel | Port Said (overnight in port) | Daylight Suez Canal transit | Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt | Aqaba (for Petra) Jordan | Safaga, Egypt | At Sea x4 | Salalah, Oman | At Sea | Muscat, Oman | At Sea | Abu Dhabi, UAE | Dubai, UAE | At Sea x5 | Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles | At Sea x2 | Port Louis, Mauritius | La Possesion, Reunion | At Sea x3 | Durban, South Africa (overnight in port) | At Sea | Port Elizabeth, South Africa | At Sea | Cape Town, South Africa (two nights in port) | At Sea |Luderitz, Namibia |Walvis Bay, Namibia (overnight in port) | At Sea x2 | Luanda, Angola | At Sea x2 | Crossing the Equator | Tema, Ghana | At Sea x3 | Banul, Gambia | Dakar, Senegal | At Sea | Praia, Ilha de Santiago, Cape Verde | Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde | At Sea x2 | Santa Cruz de Tenerife | Las Palmas, Spain | Arrecife | Agadir, Morocco | At Sea | Casablanca, Morocco | Cadiz, Spain | Lisbon, Portugal (overnight in port) | Vigo, Spain | At Sea x2 | Southampton

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Rotterdam is Sleek, stylish and beautiful and bears one of the proudest names in maritime history. With an elegant three storey atrium lobby inside and graceful twin funnels outside, she surrounds her passengers with beauty, refinement and a sheer stage presence that is impossible to simply manufacture.

Bookings made on this voyage before 28 February 2014 can benefit from the line’s Above & Beyond initiative, giving guests a 50% reduced Worry Free Deposit and reduced fares on third and fourth guests, sharing one cabin.

The Worry Free Deposit means that if a booking is made and then the price of the cruise dramatically goes down, Holland America Line may make up the difference in price to the customer either by giving them a free upgrade, onboard spending credit or even giving them money back. Guests booking this cruise before 28 February can now receive these benefits by only paying half the normal deposit.

For more information on this cruise please call one of our cruise experts on 0800 008 6677