A hosted ship visit in Port of Tyne with Holland America Line

Date published: 13 May 19

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Nieuw Statendam

We are delighted to announce a ship visit with our wonderful partner Holland America Line, for Silver Travellers who have not previously sailed with or visited any of the Holland America Line fleet. This ship visit will be accompanied by a Silver Travel Host.

Date Ship Port Host/Cruise Line Status
Tue 6 AugNieuw Statendam
Port of Tyne (Newcastle)
Holland America Line

Nieuw Statendam is Holland America Line’s (HAL) newest ship and our visit allows an opportunity to experience, in person, this magnificent new cruise ship.

PLEASE NOTE: Below are conditions which Silver Travellers must meet:

  • You have not cruised with Holland America Line previously.
  • You have not attended a ship visit on any Holland America Line ship.
  • You are willing and able to take a fly/cruise to join the ship.

At present Holland America Line do not operate any cruises that depart from a UK port. Nieuw Statendam sails from Amsterdam this (and next) summer, which has good air connections from the North of England. She sails in the Caribbean in the winter.

What can we expect on the day?

Nieuw Statendam main dining roomThe visit will include a self-guided tour of Nieuw Statendam’s public areas: lounges, bars, restaurants, open deck space etc. and some show cabins (if the ship is not at full capacity.) A printed, suggested, guide for moving round the ship will be issued to all visitors.

Following this free time to explore at your own pace you will be treated to a fine lunch, including wine, in the main restaurant, after which you will be invited to one of the lounges for a brief presentation explaining all things Holland America Line.

All visitors must bring a passport, as without one access to the ship will be refused.

How to apply

Cost: £15 per person (our service fee). Payment will be due once your place(s) are confirmed. Payment details will be included with your confirmation email. If there are more requests for places than our allocation, a ballot will be drawn shortly after the closing date.

To apply for a places (maximum two), we require the following information for each visitor:

(All exactly as on passport - which must be presented at check-in)

  • Full name
  • Date of Birth
  • Passport number
  • Issue date
  • Expiry date
  • Place of issue
  • Nationality


  • Full address
  • Telephone number
  • Dietary requirements
  • Mobility issues
  • Vehicle make, model, colour and registration
  • Preferred payment method: Paypal, bank transfer or cheque

Applications should be emailed to Peter Godliman, Silver Travel Advisor Ship Visits Coordinator at [email protected]

Nieuw Statendam Verandah Suite
Nieuw Statendam main pool

Read a review about Nieuw Statendam by Deborah Stone.

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