Enticing Douro September 2023 | Craig Travel

Enticing Douro September 2023

Enticing Douro
Amawaterways
ms AmaDouro
September 19, 2023 to September 30, 2023
12 Days
Meals:
25
Escorted By:

Email specialist Roselle King to discuss your travel plans

We are very pleased to once again offer this exciting itinerary to the Douro River and the great maritime city of Lisbon. This unique itinerary will delight river cruisers and those who love to explore the Old World. Our journey takes us to Lisbon, the city where most of the Portuguese expeditions in the Age of Discovery started their voyage. We will spend three days here with many opportunities to explore its rich heritage and surrounding towns including Sintra. We begin our cruise in Porto for seven nights of discovery up the mighty Douro River, a major waterway of the Iberian Peninsula. The banks of the Douro are peppered with villages and vineyards that are uniquely Portuguese. We also take the time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Salamanca, Spain, a gem of beauty and history, boasting the world’s third oldest University.

 

Book and deposit by April 28, 2023 and save $200 per person
 

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Inclusive Features
  • Return economy group airfare from Canada to Portugal
  • 7 night cruise in an outside cabin on AmaWaterways ms AmaDouro
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Lisbon
  • Transfers between airports, hotel and the ship
  • Baggage handling at the hotel and shipside
  • All meals during the cruise plus quality European wines at lunch and dinner
  • Welcome cocktail, welcome dinner and Captain’s gala dinner
  • Shore excursions included in each port of call
  • Knowledgeable local guides
  • All gratuities (including guides and ship staff) and taxes for included services (including departure and port taxes)
  • Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value
  • Services of your tour escort and/or cruise director
ms AmaDouro

Amawaterways

The spectacular AmaDouro debuted in 2019. Like other AmaWaterways ships the AmaDouro features spacious and well appointed staterooms, most of which include balconies. Panoramic Window Staterooms are 161 sq. ft., Balcony Staterooms are 215 sq. ft. while spacious Suites are 323 sq. ft. Suites feature sitting area with chairs, and all staterooms feature complimentary internet access and Wi-Fi as well as in-room safes, hair dryer and ample closet space. Plush bedding, terry bathrobes, flat-screen TVs and full marble bathrooms are signatures of the AmaWaterways fleet. Complimentary bottled water is replenished daily. The AmaDouro also features a Sun Deck offering unimpeded panoramic views with lounge chairs and a swimming pool, as well as a fitness centre, spa, and lounge with bar. The Main Lounge with bar and piano is a relaxing way to spend an evening. Dining is a delight with sophisticated cuisine drawing on the best of the region with gourmet and al fresco options to compliment the free-flowing local wines at dinner. The AmaDouro carries a maximum of 102 passengers in 51 staterooms and 4 suites. Onboard are a crew of 38.

Pricing

Tour Cost in Canadian dollars, per person
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Toronto
$8,795
Montreal / Ottawa
$8,895
Halifax / St. John’s
$8,955
Winnipeg / Thunder Bay
$8,985
Regina / Saskatoon
$9,095
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver
$9,035
Victoria
$9,095

Cruise/Tour only price is based on joining at the hotel in Lisbon and leaving at the ship in Porto. Rates are per person based on sharing a Cat E Outside Twin on Douro Deck. Airfares from other gateways are available on request. Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Refer to inclusive features for details.

Pricing

To Upgrade to:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)Double
D Deluxe (Douro - Window)
$395
B Deluxe (Lisbon - Balcony)
$2,150
A Deluxe (Porto - Balcony)
$2,490
Suite Deluxe (Porto - Balcony)
$4,450

Stateroom categories are subject to availability at time of booking - book early for best choice. See deck plan for more information on available staterooms. Singles are extremely limited and on request. Prices are based on taxes, surcharges, airfares and exchange rates effective November 2022 and are subject to change. Cruise price is based on sharing a twin-bedded stateroom with private bathroom. Cruise to be escorted with a minimum of 20 travellers.

Pricing Details

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended.  Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age.  For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $348 to $555 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $197 to $424 pp plus applicable taxes.  This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to terms and conditions for more details.

Deposit Amount:
$700
Final Payment Date:
Thursday, June 15, 2023

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