Panama Canal Cruise by Motorcoach

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Panama Canal Cruise by Motorcoach 
Aboard Holland America's Zuiderdam
February 15 - March 1, 2019
From…$2996*


We recommend optional Travel Insurance for this tour.  Please ask for a brochure.


Embark on what savvy world travelers consider the thrill of a lifetime – cruising the Panama Canal. Holland America’s elegant midsized ship gently floats through the famed series of locks that changed the course of history with a marvel of modern engineering. Immerse yourself in a rainforest paradise in Costa Rica, where the complex ecosystem supports an overwhelming variety of life and enjoy the white sand beaches of Aruba. Throughout your cruise enjoy a premium onboard experience featuring a Canal Expert to expound on the history of the canal and the art, culture and wildlife of the region.



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Panama Canal Cruise by Motorcoach 
Aboard Holland America's Zuiderdam
February 15 - March 1, 2019
From…$2996*

We recommend optional Travel Insurance for this tour.  Please ask for a brochure.

Embark on what savvy world travelers consider the thrill of a lifetime – cruising the Panama Canal. Holland America’s elegant midsized ship gently floats through the famed series of locks that changed the course of history with a marvel of modern engineering. Immerse yourself in a rainforest paradise in Costa Rica, where the complex ecosystem supports an overwhelming variety of life and enjoy the white sand beaches of Aruba. Throughout your cruise enjoy a premium onboard experience featuring a Canal Expert to expound on the history of the canal and the art, culture and wildlife of the region.

Perkiomen is offering two options to enjoy the Panama Canal…motorcoach to the pier or fly to the pier. Either way, join us for an adventure of a lifetime!

Friday, February 15, 2019

This morning we leave Pennsburg and, with stops for rest & lunch, we arrive in Fayetteville, North Carolina, our overnight, by dinner time.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

After a continental breakfast at the hotel we will check out and continue our journey south to Orlando, Florida.  We will overnight at the Rosen Inn on International Drive.  CB

Sunday, February 17, 2019

We will arrive in Fort Lauderdale by early afternoon to board our cruise ship, Holland America’s Zuiderdam.  D-aboard ship

Monday, February 18, 2019

The day is spent at Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, Holland America’s unspoiled 1,700 acre private isle featuring a superb white sand beach rimmed in blue and a lovely little cabana from which to enjoy it.    B, L, D – aboard ship

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A full day at sea gives us the opportunity to enjoy the ship’s amenities.  Take a swim or enjoy a spa service.  Also aboard you’ll find a fitness center, internet center, casino and movie theater.  B, L, D – aboard ship

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Prepare to indulge in all things Dutch. In Aruba the sunset paints the sky in the colors of the island - golds, reds, oranges - during an evening cruise.  B, L, D – aboard ship

Thursday, February 21, 2019

In Curacao, train your camera on a flock of pink flamingos in the wild. And in the ship's dining room, select from trays of tempting sweets and savories during Afternoon Tea.  B, L, D – aboard ship

Friday, February 22, 2019

Another leisurely day aboard the ship will allow you to enjoy the amenities of the Zuiderdam.  B, L, D – aboard ship

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Marvel at the stunning impossibility of the Panama Canal as your ship is lifted through the massive Gatun Locks for scenic cruising in Gatun Lake, the source of the perpetual water supply necessary to operate the locks. 

B, L, D – aboard ship

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Back in the Caribbean, watch as iridescent blue morpho butterflies flit past dozing sloths in the Costa Rican rain forest.  B, L, D – aboard ship

Monday, February 25, 2019 and Tuesday, February 26, 2019

This is our last chance to take in those precious moments at sea. Enjoy your last two days taking advantage of all the amenities and activities aboard the Zuiderdam.  B, L, D – aboard ship

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

After disembarking we depart for Orlando for our overnight lodging.  B– aboard ship

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Today we continue to Fayetteville, NC and our lodging for this evening.

Friday, March 1, 2019

After a continental breakfast at the hotel we will check out & depart for home. With stops for rest and lunch en-route, our arrival will be by early evening.  CB

*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy in an inside cabin. Prices subject to change based on availability. Cruise lines do reserve the right to pass along changes or increases, etc. including fuel surcharges as deemed necessary and without prior notification. If this should occur, it may result in additional charges to each traveler even after reservations have been made.

Payment Schedule

A deposit of $600.00 per person is due at time of reservation in order to confirm a seat on this tour. 

Final payment is due November 7, 2018.

Tour Includes:
Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation from Pennsburg to Fort Lauderdale, FL
Lodging Accommodations throughout the Tour
Baggage Handling for One Bag per person
All Hotel Taxes and Surcharges
Meals Listed on the Itinerary

Items Not Included:
Meals Not Listed in the Itinerary and cruise ship premium dining venues
Gratuities for Perkiomen drivers and escorts, and cruise ship personnel
Items of a Personal Nature Like:  Phone Calls, Laundry, Medical Assistance and Gratuities for Services
Optional excursions or on-board optional services

Cancellation/Interruption Protection
Because of cancellation penalties incurred, especially on cruises (both domestic and international), Perkiomen Tours strongly recommends the purchase of cancellation/interruption insurance.  We do assist our travelers who might wish to purchase travel protection by providing insurance information/brochures.  Of course, you are free to select other insurance sources if you choose to do so.  Any insurance coverage purchased is an agreement between the traveler and the insurance company.  All conditions of coverage(s) are dependent upon the specific policy of your selected insurance company.  Please be aware of any eligibility requirements for coverage pertaining to pre-existing conditions prior to paying your trip deposit.

Holland America Line's Cancellation Protection Plans (CPP) are designed to help protect your vacation investment from loss. CPP is available for purchase as a Standard Plan or a Platinum Plan. The cost of the CPP varies based on cost of cruise fare. If you would like to add Holland America Line's CPP to your reservation, please advise your reservationist.

Cancellation Policy (if not buying Trip Insurance)
75 - 57 days prior to departure - $600 per person non-refundable
56 - 29 days prior to departure - 50% non-refundable
28 - 16 days prior to departure - 75% non-refundable
15 days prior to departure - 100% non-refundable

Proof of Citizenship

A current passport with at least six months validity from departure date will be required.  Travelers will be responsible to secure their own passport.  Passport forms are available from any passport office.