Guests Looking to Lengthen Vacations in Europe Can Save on Back-to-Back River Cruises and Receive Complimentary Land Packages, Valued Up to $3,000
CALABASAS, CA – (December 17, 2020) – In response to the increased demand for longer trips,AmaWaterways today announced two new limited-time offers for guests to enjoy extended vacation time in Europe, including 10 percent savings on back-to-back river cruises* and a selection of complimentary pre- or post-cruise land packages* valued up to $3,000. With the offers, guests can saveon thousands of convenient itinerary combinations departing in Europe through 2022. Plus, for a limited time only, select complimentary land packages to sought-after destinations like Lake Como, Italy and Transylvania, Romania can be combined with back-to-back savings and other past guest offers.
“Once travel restrictions are lifted, a week-long getaway may not be enough to satisfy the wanderlust that many of our guests are feeling,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. “We hope that with these offers, our guests will be able to slow down to further enjoy their journey with AmaWaterways, immersing themselves in the magnificent countries that we sail through and creating memories that they will cherish for a lifetime!”
Now through March 31, 2021, guests who reserve select back-to-back river cruises in Europe can save 10 percent on the second sailing, with no limit to the number of cruises that can be added. Combinations include the popular Romantic Danube and Gems of Southeast Europe itineraries that take guests through eight countries in 15 days, visiting Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria. Another crowd-pleasing option for guests is the combination of theMedieval Treasures and Europe’s Rivers & Castles itineraries along the Rhine river. Both combination cruises have been designed with linking embarkation and disembarkation ports to make the extended journey seamless.
Docking in the center of towns and villages, river cruising essentially doubles the leisure time in each destination, and these extended cruises can be further enhanced with immersive experiences during AmaWaterways’ pre- and post-cruise land packages. Unique to the industry, AmaWaterways’ Cruise Managers accompany guests during these pre- and post-cruise land stays, providing destination insight and expertise along with personalized service for an intimate group of travelers. Now through January 15, 2021, guests who book select 2021 and 2022 cruises can take advantage of the following three complimentary pre- and post-cruise land packages to explore the enchanting lands of Spain, Italy, and Romania:
- Four-night Basque Country, Bilbao & San Sebastian (Taste of Bordeaux itinerary)
- Four-night Transylvania, Brasov & Bucharest (Gems of Southeast Europe and Grand Danubeitineraries)
- Three-night Lake Como (New-for-2021 Rhine Castles and Swiss Alps itinerary)
Valued up to $3,000 per couple, the complimentary pre- and post-cruise land packages can be combined with the Past Guest and Future Cruise Benefit Program, as well as the 10 percent savings on back-to-back cruises.
For full details, or to book an AmaWaterways river cruise for a client, visit the Travel Advisor Portal on AmaWaterways.com or call 1.800.626.0126. Follow AmaWaterways on Facebook atFacebook.com/AmaWaterways, Instagram @AmaWaterways, Twitter @AmaWaterways, and YouTube at YouTube.com/AmaWaterways.
A family-owned company celebrating 18 years on the river, AmaWaterways offers unforgettable river cruises with 25 ships sailing Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône (2021), Seine, Garonne, Dordogne, Dutch and Belgian Waterways and Douro Rivers, Asia’s Mekong and Africa’s Chobe and Nile Rivers (2021). Led by experienced river cruise co-founders Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, the company is renowned for its innovative stateroom design featuring unique “twin balconies;” its wellness activities including a wide choice of included shore excursions featuring biking and hiking options for the active traveler; and its award-winning dining—including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant as well as complimentary fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner. Modern, spacious and tastefully decorated, each ship features onboard amenities such as hair and massage salons and a fitness room, and many have heated outdoor swimming pools with swim-up bars. AmaWaterways leads the river cruise industry in innovation highlighted with the launch of AmaMagna, which at twice the width of traditional river ships, offers a new dimension in luxury river cruising. The company also offers a variety of themed sailings and brand relationships, with sailings geared towards active travelers and families as well as group and charter options.
With the highest-rated ships in Europe according to the third edition of Berlitz: River Cruising in Europe & the USA, AmaWaterways has received countless honors and accolades including Cruise Critic’s 2019 Editor’s Pick Award for “Best River Cruise Line” and “Best for Active Cruisers,” 2018 AFAR Reader’s Choice Award for “Best River Cruise Line” and inclusion of AmaMagna in 2019 TIME “World’s Greatest Places.” In addition, 18 river cruise ships in its European fleet have earned the Green Award certification, recognized for industry-leading safety, quality and environmental performance.