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First Avalon cruise, won't be my last!

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Avalon Illumination

First Time Cruiser • Age 65s

First time cruiser here. What an incredible experience: the crew, the itinerary, the stateroom, the food. Everything seemed geared to making sure I had an incredible voyage...and they succeeded. Avalon seems to specialize in giving guests choices whether it's dining options or activities/excursions. If you're the active type take a guided hike or bike ride. Like history? Take a guided ...
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Sail Date: June 2024

First Viking cruise, already booked our next

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Vilhjalm

S. Dunn
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Just returned from our first cruise with Viking to celebrate my 60th. We booked our cruise, air travel and two day pre-package in Budapest through Viking which saved us some serious money as business class rates are ridiculous right now. I wish I would have purchased the drink package ahead of time. We usually only drink beer & wine and since this is complimentary on the ship, I didn't think it ...
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Sail Date: June 2024

Amazing experience on the Avalon Illumination!

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Avalon Illumination

Aaron Warner
2-5 Cruises • Age 45s

The trip was amazing. The staff was the highlight! Very kind, efficient, knowledgeable, and fun. We traveled during the flooding of the Rhine and our cruise director Simona was stellar. She had to make three plans for each day to ensure there were plenty of backups during this terrible time for the people affected by the Rhine flooding. She kept guests informed of what was happening and what could ...
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Sail Date: June 2024

UniWorld Does Not Act in Good Faith

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on S.S. Antoinette

Dee Teacher
2-5 Cruises • Age 63s

UniWorld Cruise, as a company, was a disappointment. Unfortunately because of flooding conditions on the Rhine River, we missed out on the first four days of our sailing cruise and three cities. UniWorld was well aware before the trip started that we would not be able to sail to our locations. They should have given us the option of canceling and rebooking, we would have chosen to reschedule. ...
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Sail Date: June 2024

Beautiful, momentous experience

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Scenic Sapphire

Escape with Elaine
First Time Cruiser • Age 63s

A beautiful ship with well appointed cabins. The crew kept the boat and our cabins spotless. They were friendly, helpful and courteous. The food and drink reflected the cuisine of the Rhone. Fresh, delicious and plentiful. Our cruise director was fun, effervescent and always took care of any special request or detail. We felt that we were well looked after. The tours were outstanding ...
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Sail Date: June 2024


Review for a Asia River Cruise on Angkor Pandaw

Mick Wilts
10+ Cruises • Age 82s

I should explain that this company is unlike any other that I am aware of. It was formed and is owned by a Scottish family, the Strachans. Pandaw operate exclusively on Asian rivers. The boats are of wooden construction and designed for a small number of passengers. I am aboard Angkor Pandaw which carries a maximum of 32 passengers. We only have 4 fare paying passengers and we are ...
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Sail Date: June 2024

High water levels - total trip disruption!

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Scenic Amber

2-5 Cruises • Age 67s

Our river boat cruise was 100% deviated from the original itinerary due to the high water levels on the Danube. While the Scenic staff were spectacular in their efforts to rearrange the various city tours, we spent 3-7 hours on buses each day. We missed 3 ports and never sailed during the day. We missed out on being able to benefit from the upper deck and our balcony as we were always parked 3 ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

Excellent cruise, highly recommended

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Scenic Jewel

Retired traveler 1957
First Time Cruiser • Age 67s

We just came back from our 15 day cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest on the Scenic Jewel. I’ll start with the good points. The crew was absolutely fantastic. Everyone from housekeeping to the captain greated us with a smile every single time we met. The crew made sure we had everything we possibly needed and more. The excursions were great, 4 or 5 offered per port. They had e-bikes on ship which ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

A very forgettable experience with Scenic

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Scenic Pearl

Discerning traveller
2-5 Cruises • Age 71s

We joined our ship in Amsterdam. We booked balcony suite so that we’d enjoy the scenery on the Rhine. After 3 days we were advised that we would stay in Mannheim as the river levels were too high to continue to sail safely. Our docking location was a scruffy car park and was worse due to another cruise ship being tied up alongside . Pluses: food (good but small measures for food and especially ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

Jewels of Europe May 29 2024 Jewel and Jade

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Scenic Jewel

2-5 Cruises • Age 72s

Cruise report Boarded the Scenic Jewel on May 29 in Budapest Room was very nice Found all the staff to be very friendly and always seeming to be in a happy mood, they always had a smile on their faces. The cleaning staff was great, room was always cleaned to high standards. The serving staff in the Crystal Dinning Room were pleasant and always helpful. The food was wonderful, I ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

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