Travel facts

Vacations & Travel - - Flight paths -

GET­TING THERE

Sev­eral air­lines fly to ei­ther San Fran­cisco or Los An­ge­les where you’ll need to trans­fer to Van­cou­ver or Seat­tle for your cruise.

• Qan­tas: qan­tas.com.au

• Delta: delta.com

• United: united.com

• Vir­gin Australia: vir­gin­aus­tralia.com.au

CRUISING

Hol­land Amer­ica offer more op­tions than any other cruise line with pop­u­lar choices be­ing ei­ther the seven-day roundtrip or one way from ei­ther Seat­tle or Van­cou­ver. hol­lan­damer­ica.com

WHEN TO GO

The Alaska cruise season runs an­nu­ally from May to Septem­ber. Mid-season of­fers best weather prospects, but more crowds.

WHERE TO STAY

Seat­tle

• The Edge­wa­ter, Water­front con­ve­nience:

edge­wa­ter­ho­tel.com

• Fair­mont Olympic, His­toric splen­dour: fair­mont.com Van­cou­ver

• Fair­mont Water­front: fair­mont.com

FUR­THER IN­FOR­MA­TION

• Alaska Tourism: trav­e­lalaska.com • Seat­tle Tourism: vis­it­seat­tle.org

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