European Delights May 2019 | Craig Travel

European Delights May 2019

European Delights
Amsterdam to Vienna
ms River Navigator
May 1, 2019 to May 15, 2019
15 Days
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CT Rating 2.5 Slightly Challenging

2.5 Slightly Challenging

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There is something very magical about experiencing the beauty of Europe on its waterways. This exceptional value river cruise begins in Amsterdam and continues through the heart of Europe sailing on the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers to Vienna. It is a feast in every sense of the word, encompassing culture, history and riches. Historically, people lived close to the rivers in Europe as they were the principal routes of commerce and trade. We wind our way along the mighty Rhine and Main Rivers, passing fabled castles and cathedrals and visiting centuries old marketplaces. We cross Europe’s Continental Divide, the highest point of our cruise at 1,332 feet above sea level, and then continue along the Danube where music and romance are alive at every turn. We journey through Germany and Austria combining spectacular scenery with cultural enrichment while ensuring that all our creature comforts are met. Planned with the best of river cruising lifestyle in mind, we move at a leisurely pace with days filled with scenic cruising and joyous touring. Explore captivating cities like Amsterdam, Melk, and Vienna during their spring splendour for a perfect European discovery.
EXCEPTIONAL VALUE CRUISE - Book early to ensure your places on this journey!

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CT Rating 2.5 Slightly Challenging

2.5 Slightly Challenging

Excursions and land arrangements include some extensive walks, often over rough surfaces. Cobblestones are used in many European cities, making walking more difficult. Access to some decks and to shore in some ports may involve steep steps. Members should be in good physical condition without mobility issues, to fully enjoy this cruise.

Inclusive Features
  • Return economy group airfare from Canada to Europe
  • 12 night cruise in an outside cabin on the ms River Navigator
  • Transfers between airports, hotel and the ship
  • Baggage handling shipside
  • All meals during the cruise plus beverages (wine, beer, soft drinks and water) at lunch and dinner
  • Captain’s welcome reception and farewell dinner
  • Guided shore excursions in each port
  • Onboard activities including lectures, games and live music each evening
  • All gratuities (including guides and ship staff) and taxes for included services (including air and port taxes)
  • Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value
  • Services of your tour escort and / or cruise director
ms River Navigator

Fully renovated in 2013, the gracious ms River Navigator, carries a maximum of just 134 passengers in spacious comfort. Riverboat features include the single sitting dining room, a expansive panorama lounge, a 1950’s Rat Pack bar which features an original juke box and a statue of Frank Sinatra as well as an oversized covered Sun Deck to admire the magnificent scenery of the world’s greatest rivers.  Our attractive cabins (average size of category B & C is 165 sq ft) feature twin beds, private bathroom with shower,  a writing desk, flat-screen television, and ample wardrobes. Cabins on the Odyssey Deck (Category C) have standard windows while those on the Explorer Deck (Category B) have large panoramic windows. Those on the highest Navigator Deck (Cat A staterooms and suites) feature full floor to ceiling glass (French Balconies). There is a small elevator to all decks (excluding the Sun Deck). This is a NON SMOKING riverboat.


Tour Cost in Canadian dollars, per person
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Cruise Only
Ottawa / Montreal
Halifax / St. John’s / Fredericton
Winnipeg / Thunder Bay
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver
Regina / Saskatoon

Rates are per person based on sharing a Cat C Outside Twin on Odyssey 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.


To Upgrade to:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
Cat C Outside Twin (Odyssey)
Cat B Deluxe (Explorer - Window)
Cat A Deluxe (Navigator - French Balcony)
Junior Suite Deluxe (Navigator - French Balcony)
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Stateroom categories are subject to availability at time of booking. Book early for best choice. See Deck Plan for full details on various categories available. Singles are extremely limited, please ask for rates. Cruise price is based on sharing a stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based a minimum 15 members and on rates, taxes, and fees effective March 2018 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control.  This river cruise will 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 $280 to $555 pp plus applicable taxes.  Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $186 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.

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Final Payment Date:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019