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A Guide to Holland America Line’s Drinks Packages

17 April 2024

Billboard Onboard on Holland America Line

Holland America Line is renowned for its modern fleet, with some of the industry’s best entertainment, accommodation options and itineraries, sailing to destinations from the magical state of Alaska, to tropical Caribbean islands, the Mediterranean and beyond. 

Another highlight onboard, is the variety of bars and lounges you can take advantage of, from the picturesque Crow’s Nest to the Piano Bar and the Gallery Bar. Whilst on your Holland America Line getaway, you might want to indulge in a tantalising cocktail or another type of drink from time to time in one of these or around the ship, without having to worry about taking your wallet out; this is where Holland America Line’s drinks packages come in. 

With a wide selection to choose from, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic options, you’ll be able to choose the best Holland America Line drinks package for your tastes and budget. 

Keep reading to find out more about Holland America Line’s drinks packages, from the variety on offer, to useful answers to top FAQs. 

Holland America Line’s Coca Cola™ Drinks Package

The first drinks package available on Holland America Line’s Pinnacle Class ships (Rotterdam, Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam) is the Coca-Cola™ drinks package. 

Glass of Soda
Glass of Soda

Price from: $8 per person, per day 

Perfect for little ones or those looking for a budget-friendly drinks package, with the Coca Cola™  package, you can enjoy unlimited fountain soft drinks from the freestyle machines. This includes drinks from brands such as Sprite, Fanta, Coca Cola, Minute Maid and similar options. 

With this option, alcoholic drinks, speciality soft drinks (such as coffee and mocktails), mini bar drinks or room service drinks aren’t included. 

Holland America Line’s Quench Drinks Package

The second non-alcoholic package available on Holland America Line cruises is the Quench drinks package. With this package, not only can you enjoy sodas, but other soft drinks throughout your getaway. 

Coffee at the Grand Dutch Café
Coffee at the Grand Dutch Café

Price from: $17.95 per person, per day 

However, with the Quench drinks package, the following aren’t included:

Holland America Line’s Signature Drinks Package

The first type of alcoholic beverage package available on Holland America Line is the Signature drinks package. Not only can you benefit from all of the drinks in the Quench package, but a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks throughout your cruise up to $11 per drink. 

Glasses of Wine
Glasses of Wine

Price from: $54.95 per person, per day

With the Signature package, guests over 21 can enjoy the following drinks:

However, with the Signature drinks package, the following aren’t included:

Holland America Line’s Elite Drinks Package

The final drinks package available onboard Holland America Line is the Elite drinks package. The most inclusive drinks package, it not only includes all the items on the Quench and Signature drinks packages, but a wide selection of premium options. 

Holiday cocktails on Holland America Line
Holiday cocktails on Holland America Line

Prices from: $59.99 per person, per day. 

With Holland America Line’s Elite drinks package, guests over 21 can indulge in the following throughout your cruise up to a value of $15:

However, with the Elite drinks package, the following aren’t included:

Have it All Package

If you book with Iglu Cruise the “Have It All'' upgrade is included as standard on all retail bookings. This package not only includes shore excursion credit, speciality dining (1-3 nights depending on your cruise), gratuities and Wi-Fi, but you’ll also have the Signature drinks package included - all for the price of around $75 (£55)* per person, per day. An upgrade option that many people opt for due to the inclusions within it, the” Have It All” package is offered on a range of HAL cruises. 

Although not included automatically, the “Have It All” fare is available as an add on for our tailor-made/cruise and stay deals too - which we really recommend for the best value package overall!

Couple on Holiday
Couple on Holiday

Holland America Line Drinks Packages FAQs

How do you book a Holland America Line drinks package?

To book a drinks package, you can either add it on at the time of purchasing your cruise or up to 72 hours before your embarkation day on the Holland America Line portal. 

What drinks are free on Holland America Line?

The following drinks are included in your base fare on a Holland America Line cruise within the pool area, buffet and main dining room (at breakfast):

How much are drinks on Holland America Line?

If you opt to pay as you go, you can expect to pay the following (on average) per drink:

Of course, the price of drinks are subject to change. It’s also important to remember there is an 18% service charge on top of drinks purchases. 

Does Holland America Line offer wine packages onboard?

On Holland America Line, there are three types of wine packages available through their Sommelier Suite option. 

Cellar No. 1 (the most budget-friendly option):

Cellar No. 2 (for premium wines):

Cellar No. 3 (for ultra-premium wines)

Book Your Holland America Line Getaway with Iglu Cruise Today

Regardless of where you’re looking to sail to, Holland America Line is a great cruise line to sail with. With so much to offer, from fantastic entertainment to a wide selection of dining options and other extraordinary amenities, Holland America Line has something for all ages and tastes. Book a Holland America Line cruise with Iglu Cruise today and look forward to a getaway that you’ll never forget. 

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