Dear Vacations To Go Customer,
Several fantastic airfare deals for Europe are about to expire
this month. These early bird savings are for 2018 departures and must
be booked by September 30.
Fly for free
from select gateways on Scenic cruises such as Unforgettable
Douro and Gems of the Danube.
Fly for free
from certain cities, plus companion cruises for free on Viking
sailings such as Paris to the Swiss Alps and France's Finest.
Fly for free
from select gateways on departures of Rhine & Rhone River Cruise,
Splendours of Europe and more with Emerald Waterways.
Airfare is included
from select cities on Uniworld river cruises. This offer is
combinable with the company's early booking discount of 10%. Includes
Gems of Northern Italy and Uniworld's new Remarkable Rhine
Several new river ships have launched in the last few weeks. I've listed
them below -- click the links for ship details and itineraries.
Carrying 166 passengers, the
is the most intimate ship to join the fleet of American Queen
. While the Duchess has the signature red paddle
wheel and white "wedding cake" exterior of classic Mississippi River
cruisers, its interiors sport a more contemporary look than its sister
ships. Accommodations include two-story Loft Suites.
is outfitted with multiple dining venues, a spa and
fitness center and a self-service pantry with coffees, teas, wines and
snacks. All accommodations feature butler service, king-size beds and
walk-in closets. It primarily sails the Rhine River. A sister ship,
will debut at the end of September.
inaugurated its new 60-guest Mekong River ship last
weekend. Guests aboard the
RV Indochine II
can take a dip in the pool, get a massage, enjoy the views from the
outdoor sundeck bar or attend a lecture that focuses on Southeast Asia.
All will have private balconies.
There is still space available on 2017 Christmas markets cruises
in Europe. These late-November and December sailings offer opportunities
to visit festive outdoor holiday bazaars set up in city squares. They
are a much-loved winter tradition, particularly throughout Germany and
Austria. Merchants sell handcrafted ornaments, toys, candles and
woodcarvings, as well as local treats like grilled sausages, roasted
chestnuts and gingerbread.
to see all departures this year, or take advantage of a couple of
remaining last-minute deals below.
Save $500 to $1,500 per couple
($250 to $750 per person) off Christmas markets cruises on the Rhine and
Danube with AmaWaterways
when you book by September 30
Companion cruises for free
holiday river cruises.
If you're thinking of taking a river cruise and traveling solo, you
probably already know that operators often charge an extra fee -- called
a single supplement -- for an individual booking a cabin intended for
The good news? Vacations To Go has found low or no single supplements on
a variety of river cruise departures. These great solo deals are listed
on our site.
to see our Singles Travel Discounts
Here are this week's Top 20 River Cruises
. All prices are per
person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.
Castles Along the Rhine
8 days with Uniworld. Travels between Amsterdam and Basel. Save
Starting at $2,999. Departures from March 25 through November
8 days with Cruise & Maritime Voyages. Travels between Amsterdam and
Basel. Starting at $1,449. Departures from October 6 through November 3,
Holiday - Christmas Markets
8 or 9 days with American Queen Steamboat Company. Travels between
Memphis and New Orleans. Save $1,400 per couple, plus enjoy free
shore excursions and more.
Starting at $1,799. Departs December 4,
11 & 18, 2017.
Amazon Riverboat Adventure In Depth
9 days with G Adventures. Begins and ends in Lima. Starting at $1,949.
Departures from October 21, 2017 through December 22, 2018.
8 days with American Queen Steamboat Company. Travels between New
Orleans and Memphis. Save $400 to $1,000 per couple, plus enjoy free
shore excursions and more.
Starting at $1,999. Departures from
January 8 through November 12, 2018.
12 Day Classic Danube River Cruise with Prague
12 days with Gate 1. Travels between Budapest and Prague. Save $900
Starting at $2,249. Departures from March 28 through
November 24, 2018.
Columbia & Snake Rivers
8 days with American Queen Steamboat Company. Travels between Vancouver
and Clarkston. Save $400 to $1,000 per couple, plus enjoy free shore
excursions and more.
Starting at $2,399. Departures from April 2
through November 5, 2018.
8 days with Avalon Waterways. Travels between Amsterdam and Zurich.
Fly from $299 per person from select gateways.
$2,449. Departures from March 31 through November 4, 2018.
Melodies of the Danube
8 days with AmaWaterways. Begins in Budapest and ends in Vilshofen.
Save $500 to $2,000 per couple.
Starting at $2,499. Departures from
March 23 through December 28, 2018.
Secrets of the Douro
8 days with Emerald Waterways. Begins and ends in Porto. Fly from
$495 per person from select gateways.
Starting at $2,595. Departures
from April 14 through November 10, 2018.
Sensations of Southern France
8 days with Emerald Waterways. Travels between Nice and Lyon. Fly for
free from select gateways, plus receive one free hotel night in
Starting at $2,995. Departures from April 21 through October
Cruise on the Marne Canal from Paris to Epernay
7 days with CroisiEurope. Begins and ends in Paris. Save $500 per
Starting at $3,175. Departs April 21 and May 5 & 19, 2018.
Delightful Danube & Prague
10 days with Uniworld. Travels between Budapest and Prague. Save
Starting at $3,199. Departures from May 2 through November 5,
8 Day Rhine Highlights
8 days with Scenic Cruises. Travels between Amsterdam and Zurich. Fly
from $295 per person from select gateways.
Starting at $3,595.
Departures from May 2 through September 26, 2018.
Wonders of China & the Yangtze River
19 days with Collette. Begins in Beijing and ends in Shanghai. Starting
at $3,599. Departures from April 11 through October 31, 2018.
Bordeaux, Vineyards & Chateaux
8 days with Uniworld. Begins and ends in Bordeaux. Airfare is
included from select gateways, plus save 10%.
Starting at $3,699.
Departures from March 18 through November 11, 2018.
Paris & the Heart of Normandy
8 days with Viking River Cruises. Begins and ends in Paris. Companion
cruises and flies for free.
Starting at $3,998. Departures from
April 6 through December 16, 2018.
16 Day Classic European River Cruise
16 days with Gate 1. Travels between Amsterdam and Budapest. Save
$1,800 per couple.
Starting at $4,049. Departures from April 28
through October 27, 2018.
Luxury Mekong & Temple Discovery
11 days with Scenic Cruises. Travels between Ho Chi Minh City and Siem
Reap. Fly for free from select gateways.
Starting at $4,175.
Departures from July 7, 2018 through April 27, 2019.
Great American Waterways
16 days with Blount Small Ship Adventures. Travels between Chicago and
New York City. Starting at $4,949. Departs June 27, August 1 and
September 5, 2018.
Customers in the US and Canada can call us toll-free at 800-510-4002.
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