Named by National Geographic as one of the “World’s Greatest Trips”, Holland America cruise packages are now offered to
Rocky Mountaineer clients

Rocky Mountaineer is offering early birds an added bonus for booking ahead. Guests who book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer vacation of seven nights or more in GoldLeaf Service before November 30, 2010 will receive a credit worth up to $1400 per couple in added value or $600 in added value for four nights or more. The credits can be used towards any add-on experience with Rocky Mountaineer, and includes everything from Rail and Alaskan Cruise vacations, a Whistler Sea to Sky Climb rail journey, additional hotel nights, meals, sightseeing tours and more.

“We are delighted to offer more value to our guests’ experience when they travel with Rocky Mountaineer,” says Hubert Wat, vice president, marketing of Rocky Mountaineer. “With several new and our most popular vacation packages, plus exciting add-ons to choose from, the Early Booking Bonus gives travellers every reason to plan ahead.”

A great vacation option includes the Western Explorer Rail & Cruise vacation, the latest addition to Rocky Mountaineer’s vacation line-up for 2011. A 16 night/17 day vacation that combines Rocky Mountaineer’s most popular rail journey by daylight between Vancouver, BC and Jasper, Alberta with an Alaskan cruise on Holland American’s ms Oosterdam, captures the most memorable sights and attractions of the Canadian Rockies with the luxury of an Alaskan cruise.

The Early Booking Bonus is only valid on new 2011 bookings, made between now and November 30, 2010 and paid in full by February 14, 2011. Maximum value added travel credits of up to $1400 Cdn per couple are offered for packages of seven or more nights in GoldLeaf Service and $600 Cdn per couple for four nights or more in GoldLeaf Service. The Early Booking Bonus offer also applies RedLeaf Service with reduced value. Offers are based on availability and may be modified, withdrawn or travel dates may be substituted without prior notice. Further restrictions may apply.

The Rocky Mountaineer has grown to become the largest privately owned passenger rail service in North America; offering 45 unique Canadian vacation packages and four spectacular rail routes through British Columbia and Alberta. The luxurious train travels by daylight through the wild beauty of Canada’s West and is an outstanding way to experience the majestic Canadian Rockies.

Rocky Mountaineer has been honoured with four World Travel Awards as “World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train” and was named by National Geographic as one of the “World’s Greatest Trips”.

For more information on the Early Booking Bonus or to receive a copy of the new 2011 Rocky Mountaineer brochure, please contact your local travel professional or Rocky Mountaineer directly at 1-800-665-7245, or visit