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Christmas Markets on the Danube Cruise Land Forward

From Budapest, Hungary to Prague, Czech Republic
Length: 13 Days - Departs: Fri, Nov 26, 2021
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Departure
Nov 26, 2021
Arrival
Dec 08, 2021

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Reduced Single Supplement

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Reduced Single Supplement

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Are you traveling single and don't want to pay the full single supplement, take advantage of reduced single supplement of 25% on balcony staterooms or 10% single supplement on fixed window staterooms on select Europe and Asia river cruises. As an alternative, solo travelers may choose other available special offers where applicable. (Not all sailings are applicable, contact your Travel Consultant for applicable sailings.)
Must Book By Fri, Dec 31, 2021
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Limited-time Savings of 25% Single Supplement is only applicable to select 2021 & 2022 Europe and Asia sailings (excluding AmaMagna) and applies to balcony staterooms, excluding A+, AA+ and Suites. 10% Single Supplement is only applicable to select 2021 Europe and Asia sailings (excluding AmaMagna) and applies to fixed window staterooms, category D and E (Europe) and category C (Asia). Pricing reflects the solo traveler reduced single supplement for entry level fixed window and entry level balcony cabin categories. Offers are applicable to new FIT and Group reservations made by December 31, 2021 and is combinable with Past Guest Privilege Rewards and Future Cruise Benefit programs. 25% Single Supplement is also available on all sailings, applicable to Category E and D (Europe) and Category C (Asia). Single Supplement offers are not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, is limited to availability, is capacity controlled and is subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs, roundtrip airfare, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply.

Exclusive Offer, $100 Onboard Credit

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Exclusive Offer, $100 Onboard Credit

Exclusive Offer, $100 Onboard Credit

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Book with AffordableTours.com and receive $100 onboard credit per stateroom when you book a Balcony in a category C or above. (Blackout dates apply, contact your Travel Consultant for applicable sailings.)
Must Book By Thu, Nov 18, 2021
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$100 OBC per stateroom ($50 per person; solo receives half). Valid for new bookings made Oct 18 – Nov 18, 2021. Applicable to all 2022 Europe sailings. Applicable to all 2021 Holiday and New Year’s sailings. Applicable to balcony staterooms only (Category C and above). Applicable only to NEW FIT bookings. Not applicable to Group bookings. Standard commission applies. Combinable with Past Guest and Future Cruise Benefit Program. Combinable with Referral Program (REF21, PGREF21). Combinable with retail promotions (SAVE, WINE, etc.). Combinable with solo traveler promotions (SOLO10, SOLO25, etc.). Combinable with Combination Cruise offer (B2B0, B2B10). Combinable with TLN Amenity programs (OBC/TLN). Combinable with TLN Block program (TLNBLOCK). Combinable with Ultimate Cruise Flexibility (UCF). Not combinable with Hero 2-for-1 (HERO2FOR1). Not combinable with VCN or PS Offer. Additional restrictions may apply.

Save 10% on Combination River Cruise

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Save 10% on Combination River Cruise

Save 10% on Combination River Cruise

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For a limited time, when you reserve combination river cruises in Europe, you'll save 10% on your second sailing. 10% Cruise Savings applicable to all Europe sailings in 2021 – 2023 (where combination cruises are possible).
Offer is combinable with Past Guest Savings and Future Cruise Benefit Program.
Must Book By Fri, Dec 31, 2021
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Combination 10% Cruise Savings is per person, based on cruise-only fare and applies to second sailing only. 10% Cruise Savings is based on the purchase of two consecutive cruises, and is no longer valid should one cruise be cancelled. Offer is valid on new FIT and Group bookings only; does not apply to Charters. 10% Cruise Savings is applicable to reservations made between December 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021 and applies to select Europe sailings embarking in 2021 through 2023. Transfers and flights between cruises are not included. 10% Cruise Savings is combinable with other retail offers, excluding reduced single supplement offers. Past Guest Savings and Future Cruise Benefit Program may be combined with 10% Cruise Savings and are applicable only to past guests. Offer is not combinable with industry rates and other special offers. Any individual sailings eligible for air promotions reserved on a combination cruise may be subject to a supplemental airfare cost due to deviations. Individual sailings eligible for any promotional offers, including air promotions, must still adhere to it’s own terms and conditions. Solo travelers must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. 10% Cruise Savings is applied after all other promotions. Must mention promo code B2B10 in order to receive 10% Cruise Savings. Offers are limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

$100 per person Military Service Member Savings

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$100 per person Military Service Member Savings

$100 per person Military Service Member Savings

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If you are an active or retired military service member you will receive a $100 per person discount on any river cruise.
Must Book By Fri, Dec 31, 2021
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Military discount is $100 [C$120] off per person, applicable to cruise only, and is valid on new bookings only. Must be active military or retired with valid military ID. Offer is combinable with other promotions and discounts available at the time of booking. Offer is limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.


River Cruise Itinerary

2 nights Budapest, 7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen and 3 nights in Prague (or reverse)

  1. Day 1
    Fri, Nov 26, 2021
    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Arrive in Budapest and transfer to your hotel.
  2. Day 2
    Sat, Nov 27, 2021
    BUDAPEST. Budapest is one of Europe'''s most regal and storied cities'''and many of its most iconic sights can be seen right off the banks of the Danube River. Often described as the '''Queen of the Danube,''' Budapest is well-known for its fairytale-like Fisherman'''s Bastion, Buda Hill and its magnificent Hungarian Parliament building. However, this sprawling city is full of rich history and culture and offers many '''hidden''' treasures as you venture further pasts its river banks. During this excursion, your guide will take you deeper into the city to discover fascinating sites lesser-known to the average traveler. (B)
  3. Day 3
    Sun, Nov 28, 2021
    BUDAPEST ''' EMBARKATION. Check out of your hotel to board your ship. (B,D)
  4. Day 4
    Mon, Nov 29, 2021
    BUDAPEST. Home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Buda Castle quarter in Castle Hill and Heroes''' Square, Budapest offers an unmatched combination of culture and tradition. The remainder of this tour takes you to both the Buda (hilly) and the Pest (flat) sides of the river. Afterwards, you'''ll visit Vorosmarty Square, the oldest, richest and the most spectacular of all the Christmas Markets in Budapest. As an alternative, you can hike to Castle Hill, walking along Fishermen'''s Bastion and take in all the iconic sites of Budapest with an active exploration. (B,L,D)
  5. Day 5
    Tue, Nov 30, 2021
    BRATISLAVA - VIENNA. Host to the crowning ceremonies of 11 Hungarian kings and queens between 1536 and 1830, Bratislava certainly has earned the title '''Coronation City of Kings,''' as you'''ll discover during your walking tour. You'''ll also have an opportunity to visit Bratislava'''s charming Christmas market. Or join a special '''Tastes of Slovakia''' tour. For a more active adventure, hike up to Bratislava Castle, offering magnificent views of the city. Enjoy a free evening to explore Vienna on your own. (B,L,D)
  6. Day 6
    Wed, Dec 01, 2021
    VIENNA. The '''City of Waltzes''' offers a treasure trove of gems just waiting to be discovered. Join a tour showcasing its regal splendors, such as the majestic Opera House and the former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs, before concluding in Vienna'''s historic city center. If you prefer a more active adventure, then join a guided bike ride through Vienna. During the afternoon, visit the market at Sch''nbrunn Palace with a giant sparkling Christmas tree. Cap the day off with '''Vienna by Night''' Christmas Markets at the beautifully decorated Rathaus Christmas Market, Vienna'''s largest Christmas Market. (B,L,D)
  7. Day 7
    Thu, Dec 02, 2021
    WEISSENKIRCHEN ''' WACHAU VALLEY ''' MELK. After reaching Weissenkirchen, you'''ll have a choice of excursions. Join a walking tour in D''rnstein and then taste some of the village'''s distinctive wines. Or visit a local boutique to taste Durnstein'''s special apricot treats, such as jams and chocolates. Prefer more active adventures? Join a guided bike tour from Weissenkirchen to Melk. For those not biking to Melk, you'''ll sail through the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley to Melk. Once in Melk, you'''ll visit its magnificent Benedictine Abbey. (B,L,D)
  8. Day 8
    Fri, Dec 03, 2021
    LINZ. Linz is known for being the city of Christmas cr''ches and its ever-popular Linzer torte. While here, you have a choice of three excursions. The first is a morning walking tour through Linz'''s old city center and by the Mozart House, where he composed the Linz Symphony in only three days, as well as visit Linz'''s Christmas Markets. Or you can go on a guided bike tour through Linz and along the city'''s famed '''Culture Mile''' and the Danube River. Or go on a full-day visit to Salzburg where you'''ll enjoy a walking tour of the UNESCO-designated Old Town, its magnificent cathedral and its Christmas Markets, including the Hellbrunn Palace, where its inner courtyard is turned into a romantic backdrop for one of the most beautiful Christmas Markets in Austria. During the afternoon, for those not going on the full-day Salzburg excursion, visit the charming Czech mountain town of Cesky Krumlov. (B,L,D)
  9. Day 9
    Sat, Dec 04, 2021
    PASSAU. During the season of Advent, beautiful Passau dresses in her Bavarian holiday splendor, which you will discover on your walking tour through the city and at its Christmas Market at St. Stephen'''s Square'''also home to its magnificent cathedral. Go in search of unique crafts, including Bavarian-style houses and glass ornaments. If you prefer a more active adventure, hike to Paulinerkloister Mariahilf or join a guided bike ride along the Danube. Later, sail for Vilshofen, where you'''ll be treated to an exclusive Oktoberfest celebration. (B,L,D)
  10. Day 10
    Sun, Dec 05, 2021
    VILSHOFEN ''' DISEMBARKATION ''' REGENSBURG ''' PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Depart the ship and drive through the countryside to Regensburg, one of Germany'''s best preserved medieval cities, whichyou'''ll discover on a guided walking tour showcasing the city'''s architectural highlights, including the Old Town Hall and the Porta Praetoria. After touring Regensburg, enjoy a visit to Old Town'''s Christmas market. Later continue your journey on to Prague and check into your hotel. (B)
  11. Day 11
    Mon, Dec 06, 2021
    PRAGUE. Discover Prague with a choice of a city tour or a castle hike. Both will reveal why Prague is considered one of Europe'''s most attractive cities, with a historic city center that'''s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See all the key highlights, including the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle and Old Market Square, where you will find the famous Astronomical Clock. You will then have free time to explore Prague'''s renowned Christmas Markets in the Old Town Square. (B)
  12. Day 12
    Tue, Dec 07, 2021
    PRAGUE. Beer has a long and illustrious history in the Czech Republic with the first brewery established in 993. Beer is a core part of the country'''s national identity, so join a Czech beer tasting and discover for yourself what makes the Czech'''s beer some of the very best in the world. (B)
  13. Day 13
    Wed, Dec 08, 2021
    DEPART PRAGUE. Bid farewell to Prague and prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

Countries Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary

Rivers Visited

Danube

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Entertainment on Demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef'''s Table specialty restaurant
  • Captain'''s Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Local Flavors tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Land Program
  • 2 nights hotel in Budapest at the Sofitel BudapestChain Bridge (or similar), including tour and dailybreakfast
  • Transfer from ship in Vilshofen via Regensburgwith walking tour and Christmas Market and thento Prague
  • 3 nights hotel in Prague at the Old Town Hilton(or similar), including city tour, Christmas Markets,Czech beer tasting and daily breakfast

Health and Safety Protocols for AmaWaterways

Whether you are a loyal past guest or are considering river cruising with us for the first time, we thank you for entrusting AmaWaterways with your future river cruise plans. Here are some of the measures we are taking to protect our guests on board and ashore:

Pre-Cruise

  • Prior to boarding, an online health and contact screening questionnaire will be required.

Embarkation

  • At embarkation, guests’ temperatures will be taken with no-contact infrared thermometers. If, for any reason, further testing is required, shoreside medical treatment centers are within close proximity.
  • Your luggage handles will be sanitized before delivery to your stateroom.

On Board

  • Protocols continue to change; however, at this time, guests are required to wear face coverings when moving through public spaces.
  • We will have ample hand sanitizers available throughout the ship and their frequent use is required by all guests and crew.
  • Our crew has implemented enhanced cleaning and disinfecting measures throughout the ship.
  • We use state-of-the-art fan coil air conditioning units; there is no recirculating of air on board our ships.
  • There will be limitations to the number of guests allowed to sail with us.
  • Safety and social distancing will be enhanced throughout our dining room.
  • You will still get plenty of fresh air and exercise as our bicycles, fitness mats and equipment will be thoroughly sanitized after each use. Use of the Fitness Room is by appointment with cleaning time between use. Throughout Europe and Asia, we provide a variety of onboard wellness activities led by professionally trained Wellness Hosts. Whenever weather permits, these small-group classes will be held on our spacious open-air Sun Decks.
  • Non-essential visitors are not permitted on board.

Exploring Ashore

  • Your personal portable Quietvox commentary systems will allow you to hear guides while social distancing.
  • Shore excursions will be conducted in small groups. Guests must use hand sanitizers when getting on and off our coaches that are thoroughly cleaned each morning.
  • In the event that ships are docked side by side, guests will be required to pass over Sun Decks.

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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
5
Accommodations
5
Itinerary
5
Professional Staff
5
Repeat with Operator
5
Value for Money
5

Ratings based off 3 reviews - currently showing 2 reviews with comments only

The ship and the crew were way above what I anticipated. AMA cruise line goes over and above to make sure you had the best time available. They offer many excursions every day to make your trip the very best.

We received excellent service from Affordable Tours and Ama Waterways.

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