Holland America Line Minimum Age Policy
Guests under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or chaperone that is at least 21 years old; one adult chaperone is required for every five people under the age of 21. Due to the limited medical facilities on board, reservations will not be accepted for infants six months or younger for non-TransOcean sailings or 12 months or younger for TransOcean sailings at time cruise commences.
Minors under the age of 18 traveling to foreign countries must be accompanied by both parents or have a notarized letter of consent signed by the parent(s) not traveling. If the other parent is deceased or the child has only one legal parent, a notarized statement must be obtained as proof. All minors under the age of 18 must travel with all proper identification documents in addition to the signed letter of authorization.
Holland America Line welcomes infants older than six months. By advance request through Holland America Line's Ship Services Department, guests may arrange commercial baby food, diapers and refrigerators for a nominal fee. A limited number of high chairs, booster seats and cribs are available at no charge.