Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways is a front-runner in premier river cruises. With its fleet of 22 ships, Avalon cruises all of the main rivers throughout Europe, Vietnam/Cambodia, Myanmar, China as well the Galapagos and the Amazon. Avalon Waterways' ships are known for being intimate and appealing. Guests receive unmatched outstanding and personalized service. Avalon's staterooms are on average 15% larger than other river ships and feature all on the amenities that one would expect to find in a luxury hotel. Known for their "Bed with a View", their Panorama Suites feature beds that face the floor to ceiling windows. Dining on an Avalon Waterways Cruise is a reflection of the ship's destination featuring menus that celebrate the local cuisines. European Chefs craft epicurean menus based on the freshest local ingredients and pare them with regional wines of the area. Ships provide complimentary cappuccino, espresso, latte and premium Lavazza coffee served throughout the day. Their European ships sail on the romantic Rhine, the legendary Danube, the Moselle, the Seine and the Rhone. In Asia, Avalon sails the Yangtze River in China and the Mekong River through China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Avalon Waterways offer over 180 itineraries ranging from 8 to 24 days.

Cruise Promotions

  • Hide$299 Airfare + save up to $1,000 per couple

    $299 AIR to Europe on select 2019 river cruises

    • Book a select 2019 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from LAX, NYC (EWR, JFK, LGA), WAS (DCA, IAD, BWI) BOS & CHI (ORD, MDW).

    Save $1,000 per couple

    • Book a select 2019 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $500 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price.

    Other Gateway cities available

    • $200 to $1,075/per person additional

    Terms and Conditions

    • $299 air offer is based on lowest-priced economy class Flex airfare available for booking at time of reservation and scheduled to coincide with cruise itinerary; pre-assigned airline seats are limited and may not be available on all air segments. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost.
    • Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets.
    • Must be booked & under deposit by February 19, 2019.
    • Book a select 2019 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for $299/person round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from ATL, BOS, BWI, CLE, CLT, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAD, IAH, JFK, LAX, MIA, MCO, MSP, ORD, PHL, PIT. Other gateway cities available from $200 to $1,075/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). $299 air will be based on the lowest available priced itinerary at the time of air booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Does not apply to intra-vacation air. Combinable with Repeat Traveler benefit and select $500pp land promo only. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between December 19, 2018 and February 19, 2019 for travel on select cruise departures in 2019. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all desired travel dates. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Individual members of groups can qualify, if booking is made and deposits applied within the promo window. Group air contracts are not available with this promotion. Groups of 10 or more passengers flying from the same US gateway will not be booked on same flights and could lose promotion if requesting to match flights. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations (including itineraries involving $299 round-trip trans-Atlantic air) subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply.

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Avalon Waterways Fleet

Amazon Discovery
Amazon Discovery
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Avalon Affinity
Avalon Affinity
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Avalon Artistry II
Avalon Artistry II
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Avalon Creativity
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Avalon Expression
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Avalon Felicity
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Avalon Illumination
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Avalon Imagery II
Avalon Imagery II
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Avalon Impression
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Avalon Luminary
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Avalon Myanmar
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Avalon Panorama
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Avalon Passion
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Avalon Poetry II
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Avalon Saigon
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Avalon Siem Reap
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Avalon Tapestry II
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Avalon Tranquility II
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Avalon Visionary
Avalon Visionary
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Avalon Vista
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Century Legend
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Century Paragon
Century Paragon
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Delfin III
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Ganges Voyager
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Isabela II
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M. S. Sonesta
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Treasures of the Galapagos
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Avalon Waterways Highlights

Panorama Suites

Panorama Suites

You'll get a room with a view with Avalon Waterways. Avalon invites their guests to see for themselves the Avalon Difference. Experience the views you deserve when sailing the world's rivers. Guests will stay comfortably in unique, one-of-a-kind staterooms with the bed angled to face the view outside the window. Each Panorama SuiteSM is 200 square feet, with an 11' wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling Panoramic Window, which is 50% wider than industry standard. The Panoramic Window opens 7-feet wide, to create a large Open-Air Balcony®, giving Avalon the "wow factor". Inviting the fresh air in without compromising room space, you can enjoy these balconies year-round, at any time of day, in any weather condition.
Excursions

Excursions

Guests travel on an Avalon Waterways Cruise to fully experience the destination. In addition to the incredible 360-degree views, Avalon Waterways' expert guides and lecturers give guests the opportunity to become truly immersed in the destination, learning in-depth about the history, culture, and cuisine of each area. Complimentary tours are provided in each port and Avalon Waterways' guests are granted VIP access into key destinations providing an even greater level of insight and immersion into the local culture.
Staterooms & Comfort

Staterooms & Comfort

Each stateroom features Comfort Collection by AvalonSM bedding, European style duvets, high comfort mattress covers, personal pillow menus and Egyptian cotton linens, ample storage space, a flat screen television, bottled water and fully stocked mini-bars. The marble bathrooms boast the finest appointments including L'Occitane toiletries, ample storage and plush robes and slippers. All Avalon Waterways ships feature free wireless internet access. And when each room's wall-to-wall Panoramic Window is closed, the open air balcony is transformed into a contemporary, light, inviting and inspirationally designed sitting room that's perfect for relaxing, reading a book or savoring a romantic dinner.
Local FavoritesSM

Local FavoritesSM

Avalon Waterways offers authentic experiences, making for a superior vacation. On board, our Local FavoritesSM give you an inspiring glimpse into your destination's culture and traditions. Guests enjoy a wide range of activities, like food and wine tastings, demonstrations by local artisans, talks by experts about the areas through which you're traveling, and lively performances by local entertainers. Attend an onboard performance of Bulgarian Folk Dances or enjoy a local treat of sausage, sauerkraut & beer, or discover what makes French fromage so special at a French cheese tasting. Perhaps you'd prefer to attend a tasting of the region's famed Moselle wines. Guests have the opportunity to learn from a local expert about D-Day, or visit an authentic tulip farm where they'll learn about Holland's famous flower gardens.
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