If you’ve been reading the Eurodam News Blog, you may have gotten a sneak peak at some of the itineraries for [% 9823 | | Holland America’s %] newest ship. In a press release this week, the line revealed further details of the ship’s naming ceremony and inaugural season.
The ms Eurodam will be christened on July 1, 2008, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where the company was founded 135 years ago. The Eurodam will arrive on June 29, so special guests can party for a few days before the ship departs on a three-night introductory cruise on July 2.
The ship’s maiden voyage will be a 10-night northern Europe cruise departing from Denmark and visiting Norway, England, and Scotland. The Eurodam will spend a season in Europe then head across the Atlantic for a series of Canada and New England cruises followed by Caribbean itineraries until the end of 2008.
If you want to be one of the first onboard the Eurodam, fares start at $2,474 per person for the maiden voyage and $599 for the three-night prelude cruise. If you want to combine both sailings for a 13-night vacation, you’ll receive a $100 discount off your cruise fare.