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Alaskan Cruise | Vancouver

Itinerary

Itinerary
Day 1 (Thursday)

Departures for Vancouver

  • Depart Home City and arrive at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
  • Transfer from airport to Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver
  • Lunch on own
  • Area Orientation available throughout the afternoon
  • Group Welcome Dinner at hotel
Day 2 (Friday)

Vancouver

  • Group Breakfast at hotel
  • Day at leisure
  • Shuttles to Granville Island provided
  • Lunch and dinner on own
  • Optional activities in the area will be available for purchase.  Please note that Grouse Mt. will be provided by Auto-Owners on Day 10 as a Group Activity
Day 3 (Saturday)

Vancouver

  • Group Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart hotel and walk to Cruise Terminal for cruise ship boarding
  • Lunch and dinner on own
  • Ship departure from Vancouver
Day 4 (Sunday)

Day at Sea

  • Breakfast on own
  • Auto-Owners Group Lunch – Dining Room
  • Holland America Gala Night Dinner

**Time change to Alaska Time – turn watches and clocks back 1 hour**

Day 5 (Monday)

Tracy Arm Inlet/Juneau, Alaska

  • Breakfast at leisure on ship
  • Arrive Tracy Arm Inlet (optional excursion available for purchase)
  • Lunch on own
  • Arrive Juneau (optional excursions available for purchase)
  • Dinner at leisure in Juneau or on ship
  • Depart Juneau
Day 6 (Tuesday)

Skagway, Alaska

  • Breakfast at leisure on ship
  • Arrive Skagway (optional excursions available for purchase)
  • Lunch at leisure in Skagway or on ship
  • Dinner at leisure in Skagway or on ship
  • Depart Skagway
Day 7 (Wednesday)

Scenic Cruising - Glacier Bay

  • Breakfast at leisure on ship
  • Arrive Glacier Bay – Scenic Cruising with narration
  • Lunch on own
  • Holland America Gala Night dinner
Day 8 (Thursday)

Ketchikan, Alaska

  • Breakfast at leisure on ship
  • Arrive Ketchikan (optional excursions available for purchase)
  • Lunch at leisure in Ketchikan or on ship
  • Depart Ketchikan
  • Dinner on own

**Time change to Pacific Time – turn watches and clocks ahead 1 hour**

Day 9 (Friday)

Scenic Cruising - Inside Passage

  • Breakfast on own
  • Lunch on own
  • Auto-Owners Group Reception – Lido Deck
  • Dinner on own
Day 10 (Saturday)

Arrival into Vancouver

  • Breakfast on own
  • Disembark Cruise Ship
  • Group activity to Grouse Mountain
  • Group Lunch at Grouse Mountain
  • Shuttles returning to Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
  • Dinner at leisure in Vancouver
Day 11 (Sunday)

Departures for Home

  • Grab and Go breakfast at hotel
  • Transfers from Fairmont Waterfront Hotel to Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
  • Departure flights home

 

Auto-Owners Hospitality desk will be available at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver and aboard the ship.  Please check the mobile app for times.

Most activities while in Vancouver will be at your leisure and expense.  Auto-Owners will provide a shuttle to Granville Island on your first full day in Vancouver and will also provide a fun day with lunch at Grouse Mountain on the Saturday you return from cruising.  Many of the Vancouver sites are accessible by the Hop on Hop off Bus that picks up across the street from the hotel.  There is also a free shuttle to the Capilano Suspension Bridge that picks up just across the street from the hotel.  Other areas to explore within walking distance of the hotel include The Vancouver Waterfront, Flyover Canada, Gastown and Robson Street.

Meals on the ship are included during your cruise.  There are several restaurants to choose from for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as options for snacks throughout the day.  Any costs for meals eaten while in port are the traveler’s responsibility.

Beverages on the ship are included during your cruise.  Auto-Owners Insurance is providing a “Signature Beverage Package” for all adult travelers and a “Quench Beverage Package” for all minor travelers. 

Auto-Owners has reserved seating at 8 PM each night of the cruise in the Dining Room for all travelers.  Travelers can choose to eat at a different time or in one of the other dining options.  Advance reservations are required for the specialty restaurants.  There is an additional charge for the specialty restaurants.  Reservations are strongly encouraged for the dining room if eating at a different time than 8 PM.

Refer to the mobile app for additional details and times.