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July 2019

An Unparalleled River Cruise Experience

A vacation with award-winning AmaWaterways is about more than the destinations visited; it’s about the entire journey of your luxury river cruise. Beginning from the moment you step onboard, experience the uniqueness of AmaWaterways’ state-of-the-art ships. From elegantly appointed river-view staterooms and spacious open public spaces, to exquisite locally sourced cuisine and culturally rich guided excursions, no stone has been left unturned. Start planning your luxury river cruise for the best available staterooms on your choice departure dates, and save for a limited time!

Book select river cruises for 2020 and beyond with AmaWaterways and enjoy the following Expedia® Extras*:

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  • Save up to $1,500 per stateroom
  • $300 onboard credit per stateroom

Sail past the storybook castles along the Rhine River; trace the Danube’s millennia-old history visiting Budapest, Bucharest, Belgrade, and Bratislava; or discover the exotic allure of Southeast Asia’s Mekong River or Africa’s animal-rich Chobe River. No matter which breathtaking itinerary you choose, rest-assured that the extraordinary crew of your AmaWaterways river cruise will go above and beyond to make your journey a memorable one.

Included Benefits

Sit back, relax, and experience the luxury of AmaWaterways’ included benefits. Enjoy a delectable variety of dining options, inspired by local cuisine; complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during lunch and dinner; and a selection of fine wine, beer, and soft drinks during lunch and dinner. Plus, for an added bonus, the incredible multi-course menu at The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant is complimentary. Other onboard comforts include complimentary Wi-Fi, in-stateroom Entertainment-On-Demand programming, bottled water replenished daily, a 24-hour coffee and tea bar, and much more. While ashore, you’ll explore fascinating destinations with small-group excursions in every port, including a variety of choices to accommodate each traveler’s activity level and interests.

Featured Itineraries

Vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle

Experience the charm of the coastal cities along the Rhine and Moselle as you embark on a river cruise you won’t soon forget. Discover the bustling capital of The Netherlands as you stroll the picturesque city of Amsterdam. From world-class museums and historic monuments to an impressive network of canals and gorgeous cobblestone streets, Amsterdam has something for everyone. Germany, much like The Netherlands, is a country rich in history and culture. Gaze at the high Gothic architecture of Cologne, visit the magnificent castles of Lahnstein, or explore the medieval town of Luxembourg City – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Contact your Vacation Consultant for details and pricing.

  • Sailing Dates: April – October 2020
  • Ports of Call: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (overnight); Cologne, Germany; Rüdesheim, Germany; Mainz, Germany; Lahnstein, Germany; Moselle Valley, Germany; Cochem, Germany; Bernkastel, Germany; Luxembourg,

Captivating Rhine

Embark on a captivating cruise along the Rhine as you visit The Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland. Grand cities rich in history and culture await as you traverse this major European river – the second-longest river in Central and Western Europe. Starting your cruise in beautiful Amsterdam, your ship will make its way to the largest city on the Rhine – Cologne. Along the way, be sure to visit the 60 metre sandstone water tower in Ludwigshafen, discover the Gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame in Strasbourg, and explore the Basler Münster (Cathedral) – the most famous landmark in Basel. Contact your Vacation Consultant for details and pricing.

  • Sailing Dates: March – November 2020
  • Ports of Call: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (overnight); Cologne, Germany; Rhine Gorge & Rüdesheim, Germany; Ludwigshafen, Germany; Strasbourg, France; Breisach, Germany; Riquewhir, France; Basel, Switzerland

Melodies of the Danube

Start your picturesque cruise along the Danube in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, flows through ten countries and is often considered a destination in its own right. Along the way, explore the iconic Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, taste the delicious wine of Dürnstein, and visit the birthplace of famed composer, Mozart, in Salzburg. Finish your epic journey in Germany with a trip to Veste Oberhaus – a 13th century fortress in Passau, and Burgruine Hilgartsberg – famous castle ruins in Vilshofen. Contact your Vacation Consultant for details and pricing.

  • Sailing Date: March – December 2020
  • Ports of Call: Budapest, Hungary (overnight); Bratislava, Slovakia; Vienna, Austria; Weissenkirchen, Austria, Dürnstein, Austria; Grein, Austria; Linz, Austria; Salzburg, Austria; Passau, Germany; Vilshofen, Germany (overnight)

Don’t miss out – contact your Vacation Consultant today to save on your next river cruise with AmaWaterways!

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*Terms and Conditions: Rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a Category E stateroom. Promotional rate is valid on select departures for new FIT bookings made from July 19 – August 31, 2019. Savings are per stateroom, based on double occupancy; Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Onboard credit amounts to $300 per stateroom (solo travelers receive half) on select 2020 departures. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change/termination without notice. Port charges, stateroom upgrades, land programs, roundtrip airfare, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

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*Expedia Extras offers are per stateroom (unless otherwise stated) on select sailings, based on double occupancy, apply to new bookings only, are not combinable with any other offer, are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn without notice. Certain restrictions may apply. For full terms and conditions, click the specific Expedia Extra offer or contact your Expedia CruiseShipCenters Vacation Consultant.

Prices are per person (based on 2 passengers in the same stateroom), cruise only in USD dollars. Airfare, transfers, taxes, fees and port expenses are additional (unless otherwise stated). Prices vary by ship, stateroom type and sailing date. Prices and offers are subject to availability and change without notice, and are capacity controlled. Fuel supplement may apply. Expedia CruiseShipCenters is not responsible for errors that may occur due to the transfer of information from selected third parties, technical error, or human error.

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Derrick Shannon
Cruise & Vacation Consultant