MS Charles Dickens
Amazing 4-night Rhine Christmas Markets Cruise from Only £649.00 pp!
Looking for a short Christmas market river cruise? Then we have this amazing 4-night Riviera cruise with return Eurostar from St. Pancras.
'Enchanting Rhine Yuletide Markets'
Day 1 - Depart St. Pancras 12.58, Arrive Brussels 16.08 and transfer by coach to your 5* cruise ship which is moored in Cologne.
Day 2 - Rhine Gorge and Rudesheim. Visit Rudesheim Christmas Market.
Day 3 - Koblenz: Visit Koblenz Christmas Market - one of the largest in the Rhineland.
Day 4 - Bonn: Visit Bonn Christmas Market. Cologne: Depart Bonn after lunch for leisurely sail to Cologne. Arrive in time to explore Cologne Christmas Market.
Day 5 - Coach transfer from ship to Brussels station. Depart Brussels 14.56, Arrive St. Pancras 16.05.
Available sailing dates: 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 15th & 18th December 2018.
Prices start from £649.00 per person! Price quoted is based on two adults sharing a cabin on the Copperfield deck on the 18th December sailing. Please contact us for prices for other dates shown. Departures by air from a range of UK airports are also available.
Riviera terms and conditions apply.
Cruising with Jane McDonald - Friday 23rd February, 9pm, Channel 5
We are extremely excited that 'Cruising with Jane McDonald' is going to highlight the superb AmaWaterways 'Charms of the Mekong' sailing. Tune in to watch Jane explore Vietnam & Cambodia as she travels the Mekong from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap onboard the AmaDara.
As one of AmaWaterways closest agency partners we are delighted to be able to offer an amazing package to allow you to follow in the footsteps of Jane and enjoy first hand this beautiful and mysterious destination.
With departures throughout 2018 and 2019, this superb 11-night itinerary features the following;
|1||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||Fly from London. Hotel check-in.|
|2||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||City tour|
|3||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||
Embarkation (My Tho Port)
Cai Be, Vietnam
Sa Dec, Vietnam
Local boat ride or Kiet historic house
Local boat ride to Sa Dec. Visit to local market and temple.
Tan Chau, Vietnam
Border crossing - Vietnam to Cambodia.
Visit craftsman's workshop and village. Trishaw ride.
|6||Phnom Penh, Cambodia||
Killing Fields and Genocide Museum.
National Museum and Royal Palace.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Ko Chen, Cambodia
Tuk tuk ride or central market
Silversmith village visit.
Visit Buddhist monastery.
Ox cart ride.
|9||Kampong-Chhnang, Cambodia||Motorboat excursion to lakeside wetlands.|
Prek Kdam, Cambodia
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Motorcoach transfer to Siem Reap. Hotel check-in.
|11||Siem Reap, Cambodia||Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm Temple and visit AmaWaterways sponsored school.|
|12||Siem Reap, Cambodia||Depart for return flight to London.|
Prices for this wonderful itinerary start from just £2,995.00 per person!!
Exclusive Offer - Book before the 28th February 2018 and receive a further £75.00 per person discount!
- Return economy flights from London.
- 2-night hotel accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza (or similar) including buffet breakfast.
- 7-night deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom with twin balconies.
- Immersive excursions and authentic local encounters.
- Fine dining with all meals included during your cruise.
- Unlimited wine with every lunch and dinner onboard.
- Complimentary house brand spirits, local beer and soft drinks during cruise.
- Bottled water in every stateroom, replenished daily.
- Welcome dinner and farewell dinner.
- 2-night hotel accommodation in Siem Reap at the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort (or similar) including buffet breakfast.
Upgrade to a superb 15-night package with a further 3 nights in Hanoi and a unique 1-night stay onboard a luxury junk on Ha Long Bay from an additional £975.00 per person!!
Price quoted is based on 4th August 2018 sailing in a category B stateroom. All prices are per person and are based on two adults sharing a stateroom. 11-night price include return flights form London, overseas transfers and port charges. 15-night price include return flights from London, domestic flights in Vietnam and Cambodia, overseas transfers and port charges. Flight fares are subject to change at the time of booking and based on availability. Visas may be required, please contact your consulate or embassy for full information. Fares and offers are subject to availability and may be changed / withdrawn at anytime. Offers are valid on new bookings only made on or before 28th February 2018. Standard terms and conditions apply. Please contact us for full details.
Europe's Christmas Markets - From £1,769.00pp Including Flights & Transfers!
On select 2018 Christmas Market Cruises on the Rhine and the Danube AmaWaterways are offering package prices - including flights and transfers - from just £1,769.00 per person!
Christmas Markets on the Rhine.
Amsterdam to Basel: 1st, 15th, 17th & 24th December.
Basel to Amsterdam: 24th November & 8th, 10th, 17th & 24th December.
On this magical sailing you can visit Cologne, home to one of Europe's largest and most renowned Christmas Markets, Speyer, one of Germany's oldest cities, and Strasbourg, where the Christkindelsmärik dates back to 1570.
Iconic Christmas Markets.
Budapest to Nuremberg: 14th December.
Nuremberg to Budapest: 23rd & 25th November & 14th December.
On this wonderful sailing you can visit Vienna and its famous Rathaus Christmas Market, Passau, a 2,000-year-old city famed for its Gothic and Italian Baroque architecture, and Nuremberg, home to one of the world's largest and most famous Christkindlesmarkt.
Magical Christmas Markets.
Vienna to Nuremberg: 23rd & 24th November & 7th, 8th, 9th, 22nd & 23rd December.
Nuremberg to Vienna: 30th November & 15th & 16th December.
On this fantastic sailing you can visit Regensburg, one of Germany's best preserved medieval cities, Linz and its Christmas Market at Hellbrunn Palace, and Vienna, where you will visit the famous Rathaus Christmas Market.
- 7 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in riverview stateroom or suite - most staterooms and suites offer twin balconies.
- Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English-language stations.
- Fine dining, including unlimited complimentary hand-selected wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board.
- Multiple dining venues, including The Chef's Table speciality restaurant.
- Sip & Sail cocktail hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks.
- Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board.
- Guided shore excursions in every port, including Special Interest Tours and biking tours.
- Complimentary bicycles and helmets.
- Wellness Programme with onboard Host, providing a variety of exercise classes.
- Onboard live entertainment, theme dinners, cooking demonstrations and more.
- Services of a professionally trained Cruise Manager throughout your cruise and throughout optional pre and post land programmes.
Price quoted is per person and is based on two adults sharing a category E (fixed window) stateroom. Package includes return economy flights from selected UK gateways and standard/group transfers between the airport and ship. Flight schedules and airlines are fully at the discretion of AmaWaterways - supplements may apply for alternative schedules and airlines. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Supplements will apply for flights outside of selected UK gateways, alternative flight schedules and non-economy flights. Offer is not combinable with any other retails promotions or savings. Offer is combinable with AmaWaterways Past Guest Programme and Future Cruise Benefit Programme. Solo guests must pay brochure cruise fare, plus an additional solo supplement. Offer is valid on selected Christmas Market sailings only. Offer is valid on new bookings only, subject to availability and may be changed or withdrawn at any time. AmaWaterways standard terms and conditions apply.
Experience the Beauty of Springtime.
Climb aboard an Amadeus ship and experience the beauty of springtime on a European river cruise.
Visit the impressive Keukenhof Gardens, where over 7 million bulbs are planted each year in an array of multicolours, on the popular Tulip Serenade itinerary. Sail the scenic Seine as you follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh, Cezanne and Gaugin into Normandy. Beautiful landscapes await as you sail along the Danube through the stunning Wachau Valley, visiting three world-famous capital cities.
March & April 2018, Amsterdam Roundtrip, 7 nights aboard Amadeus Brilliant.
River View from £1,569.00 per person.
French Balcony from £1,799.00 per person.
Paris, Normandy & the River Seine.
March - November 2018, Paris Roundtrip, 7 nights aboard Amadeus Diamond
River View from £1,099.00 per person.
French Balcony from £1,549.00 per person.
April - October 2018, Passau to Budapest (or reverse), 7 nights aboard Amadeus Silver II
River View from £1,559.00 per person.
French Balcony from £1,959.00 per person.
Prices quoted are based on two adults sharing a lead in cabin and include economy flights from London, non UK transfers and port charges. Prices quoted are subject to availability at the time of booking and may change. Terms and conditions apply.
Fly To Europe for £99!
AmaWaterways 2019 Europe, Asia & Africa brochure is out now and to celebrate they are offering an exciting new launch offer.
Book before the 30th September 2018 and you can enjoy return flights to Europe for £99.00 on all 2019 European sailings.
Terms and conditions: offer is applicable on European sailings between 1st January and 31st December 2019 only. Economy flights can be added for a supplement of £99.00 per person. Economy flights and group transfers between the airport and ship (or airport to hotel if an AmaWaterways land programme is purchased) can be added for a supplement of £129.00 per person. Flights are only available from UK Mainland gateways, with schedules being confirmed 300 days or less from sailing. Flight schedules and airlines are fully at the discretion of AmaWaterways - supplements will apply for alternative schedules and airlines. Supplements will apply for for flights outside of UK Mainland gateways and non-economy flights. The above supplements must be paid together with the Cruise Deposit both of which are non-refundable once the booking is confirmed. Offer is combinable with all past guest programme and guest service certificates, but is not combinable with any other offer or promotion. Fares and offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn or changed at anytime. Offer is valid on new bookings only made on or before 30th September 2018. AmaWaterways standard terms and conditions apply.
Grand Bordeaux with Luke Nguyen.
For the past few seasons acclaimed chef, author, and television personality Luke Nguyen has acted as an APT Ambassador, offering guests a range of culinary experiences on an exclusive 16-day tour through Vietnam and Cambodia.
We are delighted to announce that 2019 will see Luke host a European Cruise for the very first time, with the famous chef joining guests on an 11-night Paris to Bordeaux sailing.
Grand Bordeaux, 11-nights, Departing 26th August 2019
Day 1 - Paris - Fly from the UK. Be met upon arrival and transfer to your hotel. This evening, get to know your fellow travelers at a Welcome Reception.
Day 2 - Paris / Versailles - A local expert will take you on a tour of this beautiful city during which you will see the iconic Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Later discover the splendour of the Palace of Versailles. Signature Experience - indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, owned by renowned chef Alain Ducasse.
Day 3 - Paris - Signature Experience - Visit a culinary school with Luke, where he will guide you through a fun and interactive cooking class. Gain an invaluable insight into the art of French-Vietnamese cuisine from the master himself. Then savour your efforts accompanied by perfectly matched wines.
Day 4 - Paris / Bordeaux - Travel by train to Bordeaux, and upon arrival transfer to your luxurious river ship. After settling in to your suite, delight in an onboard Welcome Reception this evening.
Day 5 - Cadillac - Freedom of Choice - Perhaps take a guided tour of the Palatial 13th-century Château de Cazeneuve, which was once home to King Henri IV of France and his wife Queen Margot. Alternatively, visit the well-preserved Château de la Brede, then travel to Sauternes to try the regions famous desert wine. Or remain on board and delight in a mouth-watering cheese tasting.
Day 6 - Pauillac - Signature Experience - During a visit to a local cooperage, see how wooden wine barrels are produced. Afterwards, visit Château Giscours, a remarkable 19th-century Grand Cru Classe estate in the famous Margaux region. Here, delight in a tour and wine tasting.
Day 7 - Blaye / Bourg - Discover the town of Blaye and take a walk around the 17th-century Citadel. Freedom of Choice - Perhaps travel to Cognac for a tour and a tasting at a French Cognac house, sail to the town of Bourg and take a walking tour, or enjoy a bike ride from Blaye to Bourg.
Day 8 - Libourne / Saint-Émilion? - Signature Experience - This evening, enjoy a superb dinner at La Terrasse Rouge. Luke Nguyen, in conjunction with the restaurant's head chef, has devised a menu showcasing the freshest local ingredients of the region, and together they will prepare a decadent meal for you while you watch on in the open kitchen.
Day 9 - Libourne / Bordeaux - Freedom of Choice - Perhaps tour Bergerac, including visits to Old Town with its stone buildings, medieval streets and tree-lined squares. Otherwise head to a caviar estate to learn about the farming of Sturgeon fish before a tasting.
Day 10 - Bordeaux - Freedom of Choice - Take in Bordeaux's unique blend of 18th-century and contemporary architecture and uncover the secrets behind certain buildings. Alternatively, embark on a culinary exploration of Bordeaux with a charcuterie and cheese tasting, or play a round of golf at a renowned course.
Day 11 - Bordeaux - Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Your Holiday Includes:
- Home-to-airport transfers by private car.
- Return flights from the UK.
- All-inclusive sightseeing in up to nine destinations.
- APT's 'Freedom of Choice' inclusions in four locations.
- Finest dining - a total of 25 meals.
- Complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board.
- Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors.
- Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites.
Prices for this once-in-a-lifetime experience start at just £4,695.00 per person!!
Price quoted is based on two adults sharing a cabin and is subject to availability at the time of booking. Please note the waterways in the Bordeaux region are part of a tidal river system, which results in changing water levels. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur as a result. Complimentary beverages exclude French Champagne, premium spirits and selected wines - these are available at an additional charge. Home-to-airport transfers by private car. Conditions apply, please enquire at the time of booking. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change. APT terms and conditions apply.
Magic of Advent on the Danube.
Absorb the spirit of Christmas on this brilliant 6-night sailing visiting some of the best Christmas markets along the Danube.
'Magic of Advent Along the Danube'
Day 1 - Vienna: Welcome Dinner.
Day 2 - Vienna: Explore the Christmas Markets and in the evening enjoy a 'Sounds of Vienna' concert.
Day 3 - Melk & Emmersdorf: Visit Melk Abbey and enjoy a mulled wine party.
Day 4 - Passau: Visit Christmas Market and St. Stephens Cathedral.
Day 5 - Regensburg: Explore Christmas Market in the Royal Thurn & Taxis Castle.
Day 6 - Roth & Nuremberg: Visit Nuremberg's famous Christmas Market.
Day 7 - Nuremberg: Depart Ship.
Available sailing dates: 28th November & 10th December 2018.
Prices start from £845.00 per person! Price quoted is based on two adults sharing a C4 cabin on the 28th November sailing.
Amadeus terms and conditions apply.
Rail and Sail with Amadeus.
Are you someone who would prefer not to fly? Amadeus have combined three of their most popular sailings with the convenience of rail travel.
Opt for a cruise along the Seine and combine the most romantic city in the world with a fascinating journey into the past of the Impressionist masters. Follow the winding river into Normandy, undoubtedly one of France's most picturesque regions.
Experience breath-taking villages with a cruise along the Rhone and Saone onboard the Amadeus Provence.
Or discover the many beautiful facets of the "Father Rhine" , passing the Dutch Ijsselmeer, the myth-enshrouded Middle Rhine Valley with its Winelands, the prominent Lorelei Rock, and the highest density of castles in the world.
Paris, Normandy & the River Seine
April - November 2018 / Paris Roundtrip
7 Nights aboard the Amadeus Diamond.
Prices from £1,249.00 per person!!
Treasures of Burgundy & Provence
April - November 2018 / Lyon Roundtrip
7 nights aboard the Amadeus Provence.
Prices from £2,069.00 per person!!
March - October 2018 / Amsterdam to Basel (or reverse)
7 nights aboard the Amadeus Queen.
Prices from £1,769.00 per person!!
Lead in fare is based on - C4 grade cabin departing 25.10.18 Seine, C1 grade cabin 04.10.18 Rhone, C4 grade cabin 18.05.18 Rhine. Prices include estimated economy rail from London, transfers and port charges. All prices are subject to availability at the time of booking and may change / be withdrawn at any time.