Exclusive offers are available for new bookings only on 8+ day itineraries across the river product line. Exclusive offers are combinable with public campaigns, early payment savings, save and sail events, 2 week bonus events, show vouchers, loyalty offers, future travel credits and trade incentives unless otherwise specified. Combinable with groups. Not combinable with any other exclusive offers. All offers are inventory controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. Scenic and Emerald Cruises reserve the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please call your Professional Travel Advisor. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington D.C. Additional restrictions may apply.
Offers are available for new bookings only made between October 1 - December 15, 2022 on 2023 Europe river cruises. A non-refundable initial deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure.
Europe river cruises: 2 for 1 roundtrip economy air available on 5 day departures. Free roundtrip economy air available on select 8-11 day departures. Free roundtrip premium economy air available on select 11+ day departures. For guests who decide to book their own air, a $1500pp savings available in lieu of premium roundtrip economy air, $1000pp savings in lieu of roundtrip economy air and $500pp savings in lieu of 2 for 1 roundtrip economy air. Premium roundtrip economy air max ticket value is $2,200 per ticket including taxes and fees. Roundtrip economy air max ticket value is $1200 per ticket including taxes and fees; if airfare is greater than the defined max value amount inclusive of taxes and fees, guest is responsible for the difference. Guests eligible for free roundtrip economy air are eligible for a $995 premium roundtrip economy upgrade. Departure length is based on cruise days only, excluding land extensions. Exclusions apply; please visit Scenicusa.com for details. These offers are combinable with early payment offers, save and sail events, travel advisor exclusives, show vouchers, trade incentive programs, loyalty bonus offers and Future travel credits. Not combinable with any other offers. Not combinable with groups. Air offers are only valid 61 or more days prior to departure. All flights will be booked on Scenic’s choice of airline and routing, and are subject to availability.
Early Payment Savings: Save 10% when you pay in full 6+ months from departure. For bookings made 6-11 months from departure, full payment due at time of booking. For bookings made 12+ months from departure, full payment must be made no later than 12 months from departure. If full payment is not received by the date specified on this offer, these additional savings will be removed from your booking. Early Payment Savings are applicable on the cruise + upgrade element only, excludes air fares, port charges, hotel stays and other additional items.
All offers are inventory controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. Scenic reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please visit Scenicusa.com or contact your Professional Travel Advisor. Offers applicable for residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington D.C. Additional restrictions may apply. For complete terms and conditions visit Scenicusa.com
Today your group transfer will depart Bucharest airport at 1pm, you will be transferred directly to Brailia where you will be personally welcomed by your friendly, dedicated staff on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. Please book flights to arrive prior to midday. At tonight’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead.
Please book your flight to arrive into Bucharest prior to 12:00 PM.
Sail through the passage of Saint George and the Danube Delta to reach the Black Sea coast. Admire spectacular scenery during your small boat cruise to Mile 0, where the Danube River meets the Black Sea.
Freechoice: Discover Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or journey to the nearby local village where you’ll visit the local school.
As you cruise the mighty Danube enjoy the scenery as you sail towards Vidin.
Freechoice: Tour Vidin on foot, or opt for a hike to the Belogradchik Fortress. Alternatively, visit a local winery for a tasting, or join an Ancestry of the Kitchen excursion where you will join a local and learn to make traditional Banica, a delicious cheese filled Filo pastry pie.
Admire the spectacular scenery as you cruise the Iron Gates, with its incredible high cliffs and narrow gorges the Iron Gates also forms the natural border between Romania and Serbia.
Freechoice: Enjoy spectacular views over the Danube on a guided tour of Golubac Fortress, or visit Lepenski Vir Archaeological site and museum.
Enjoy an in depth city tour including Tito’s Memorial, or join an orientation tour of the city. Alternatively, take a cycling tour along the river, or see another side of Belgrade as you kayak on the Danube. Alternatively, join a local charitable organisation that is dedicated to educating the Roma community as they raise awareness and help the children from the local population.
Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St. Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt.
Freechoice: Join a local guide for a city tour, or journey to the nearby town of Sremski Karlovci. Alternatively, visit Fruška Gora National Park, or take an active hike to Petrovaradin Fortress.
Freechoice: Be guided through the town of Osijek on foot, bike or boat. Later, join a local family for a hearty home-cooked meal and the chance to discover what everyday life is really like in Croatia.
Freechoice: Discover Pécs, a city of art and history, or explore the village of Villány and learn about everyday life in Hungary, while sampling some of the fine local wines. Alternatively, tour Zsolnay Porcelain Museum.
Witness a traditional Puszta horse show. Be greeted by the horsemen of the Puszta region where this type of activity has been practised for centuries.
Freechoice: Join a guided tour through one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, or if you are feeling active, take a walking tour of Buda. Alternatively, discover the Jewish history of Budapest with a local guide.
Immerse yourself in Budapest’s imperial past by attending an exclusive private classical music concert at the majestic Gödöllõ Royal Palace.
Freechoice: Explore Bratislava with a local guide during a walking tour, or journey behind the Iron Curtain to discover Bratislava’s communist-era history during a guided tour. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active join a guided cycling excursion.
Freechoice: Tour the city of Vienna, or visit Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, take in the sights as we cycle to Danube Island on a guided bicycle tour, or learn about Vienna’s popular wine region whilst sampling some of its acclaimed sparkling wine.
Depart today after breakfast, taking wonderful memories with you.
This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.
Guests are required to comply with any government requirements to enter countries on their itinerary at the time of travel. It will remain the responsibility of the guests to ensure they meet all necessary requirements including any necessary proof of vaccination, and/or negative COVID-19 test results, or any COVID-19 Travel Insurance policies should this apply at the time. For further information please visit the GOV.UK website and refer to the Government Health Advice.
We recommend that our guests travel with a supply of their own face masks and hand sanitizer, to be available in their hand luggage for connecting travel arrangements, which may include flights, hotels, and transfer arrangements.
Every Crew Member will be fully vaccinated prior to joining all our river Space-Ships and they must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test, following 7 days of self-isolation in their home country prior to travel to the vessel.
On arrival, all Crew Members are further isolated for a period of 5 days, following a Rapid Antigen Test. All Crew Members will receive extensive instruction and training in COVID-Security, prior to travel and also prior to starting work on board. Crew Members are empowered to ensure all team members work safely within the strict protocols and a COVID secure way.
All crew members will follow local government and health advisories, and masks will only be required to be worn if it is mandated or deemed necessary by local authorities or for the health and wellbeing of our guests on board.
We have enhanced our already intensive, frequent, and high standard of cleaning protocols in public areas and suites to ensure all surfaces and spaces are kept clean. Additional care and attention will be paid to high contact zones, such as communal restrooms and dining facilities. Any touchscreens such as iPads will be thoroughly disinfected after each use and hand sanitisation stations will be placed throughout the ship.
We will follow local government and health advisories which Scenic must adhere to. Your dedicated on board staff will keep you updated on requirements.
Our ships are fitted with an on board medical facility. The facility is staffed by one doctor and one nurse. Our medical staff have undergone specific training and awareness in infection control, monitoring and treatment. The medical facility is fitted with equipment to perform PCR testing.
People didn't really dress for dinner. Men in jeans were allowed in the dining room at night for dinner. That did not happen at another Scenic Cruise we were on. Very disappointed about this. We belong to a private Country Club and men will be turned away at the entrance for this dressing in jeans. Scenic is lowering their standards by doing this. We won't travel Scenic again because of the lower dress codes. Not a top of the line company if this is allowed.
Scenic delivered an Above & Beyond Experience that we will cherish forever. The ENTIRE ship personnel was the epitome of what customer service should be!
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