A New Adventure Awaits Aboard Avalon Waterways Cruises

There's more to countries than their coastline.

Dare to delve deeper with an Avalon Waterways cruise. Onboard one of Avalon's 15 river vessels, you'll experience luxury on the waters as you prepare for exciting shore-side journeys and unforgettable excursions. Your cruise ship is like a floating hotel – providing exceptional comfort and gorgeous accommodations with views that constantly shift with your surroundings. Like any renowned hotel, you'll enjoy exquisite cuisine – in addition to great conversation in an intimate, personal setting. Get to know your fellow passengers and crew aboard Avalon Waterways cruises and discover your own definition of luxury.

Avalon boasts gorgeously constructed staterooms – all with a balcony – that spare no detail. Personal touches make all the difference: marble bathrooms, Avalon-branded premium bedding, deluxe woven carpeting, L'Occitane products and scented sticks, natural lighting, warm interiors, and panoramic views. Functioning all together, it's a combination that needs to be experienced to be truly understood. Avalon Waterways cruises deliver a new level of freedom and comfort.

While you're on the river, take advantage of enrichment programs to delight the mind and broaden your understanding of the region you're traversing. Through Avalon's wide network of lecturers, you'll enjoy discussion and presentations from Egyptologists while traveling the Nile River, naturalists while visiting the Galápagos, cruise directors in Europe Southeast Asia and China, and special guest speakers throughout your journey. Once your hunger for knowledge is satisfied, indulge in world-class dining at the Avalon Panorama. Breakfasts are lavish and expansive, with complimentary sparkling wine and continental breakfast served in your stateroom upon request. Delight in extravagant lunches, buffets, and a multi-course dinner along with wine, soft drinks, and beer – all complimentary, of course.

Avalon Cruises will bring you to unique destinations throughout Europe, Egypt, China, and Southeast Asia. Enjoy bicycling, walking, and guided tours, as well as one-of-a-kind performances. Special Avalon cruise deals from CheapCruises.com make an extraordinary river adventure more affordable than ever.

Avalon Journeys Club
Anyone who has traveled with the Globus family of brands within the past five years is eligible to join Journeys Club.

  • 5% Repeat Traveler Discount
  • Last-minute deal alerts on river cruises
  • All-access to the Concierge Desk
  • Exclusive On-board Benefits for Avalon Waterways
    • Welcoming fruit platter in your stateroom
    • A complimentary drink aboard your river cruise
    • A commemorative member pin


Not a member? Enroll in the Avalon Journeys Club Loyalty Program today!

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    Free Transportation Credit: Apply Yours Towards Airfare, Transfers, Parking & More - Exclusive Call-Only Offer!
    Call to book a luxury or river cruise and receive a free transportation credit that can be applied towards the cost of airfare, airport/car transfers, rail service, and/or other transportation-related expenses! Your credit amount is based on the total price of your cruise fare; may not be combinable with other onboard credits or promotional offers.

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    Excludes all Crystal Ocean, Crystal River, Viking Ocean, and Viking River cruises. Credit amount is based on the total purchase price of your voyage and may not exceed 8% – 10% of gross cruise fare. Sailing must depart on or before 4/30/2020. Credit is per stateroom and will be credited to the card used for purchase approximately 4 – 6 weeks after your completion/submission of our online form, which is accessible via the link included with your invoice; form must be completed/submitted no later than 60 (sixty) days from the date on which you return from your cruise. Documented proof of your travel-related expenses is also required; documentation may be submitted via email at cruisefolio@wth.com, via fax at 1-978-570-1992 (Attn: Transportation Credit Reimbursement), or via mail at “Transportation Credit Reimbursement,” c/o World Travel Holdings, 100 Fordham Road, Building C – 2nd Floor, Wilmington, MA, 01887. Limit one transportation credit per booking. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Additional restrictions may also apply.
    - Exclusive Call-Only Offer!
  • 2019 Europe Cruises: Free Air from Select U.S. Cities
    2019 Europe Cruises: Free Air from Select U.S. Cities
    Set sail for Europe in 2019 aboard select Avalon sailings and enjoy spectacular savings. For a limited time only, you can enjoy free air from select U.S. cities when you book your European getaway. Hurry – this offer ends soon!

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    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). Other gateway cities available from $200 to $1,075/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free 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. Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under deposit between August 29 – December 18, 2018. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air, Group Air (groups of 10 or more) and group air contracts. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit. Not applicable on Royal Suites. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on voluntarily changed air bookings; other promotions at time of change may be available. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to ticketed air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) also subject to airfare differentials between originally ticketed air itinerary and re-ticketed air itinerary. Additional airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to return travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.
  • Solo Traveler Deal: Waived Single Supplement
    Solo Traveler Deal: Waived Single Supplement
    For a limited time, when you book on select 2018 and 2019 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises, we'll waive the single supplement. Don't wait to book - this incredible offer ends soon!

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    Additional Terms & Conditions
    Book a select 2018 or 2019 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise in order to waive the cabin single supplement fee on the cruise portion of your booking. Only five promotional staterooms available each departure, Applies to E, D, B, A & P cabin categories. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied by 12/1/18 for travel in 2018. Applies to new 2018 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Not combinable with any other offer other than Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.
  • Avalon Experience: Complimentary Shore Excursions
    Avalon Experience: Complimentary Shore Excursions
    We're pleased to offer guided tours and enriching experiences in every destination – all included in the cost of your cruise fare.
  • Avalon Experience: Complimentary Beverages
    Avalon Experience: Complimentary Beverages
    Whether you are looking to add a little romance to your evening, or you just want to relax after an exciting day, we're pleased to offer complimentary wine to accompany our gourmet meals.
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Europe Avalon Waterways Cruises
  • Avalon Passion

    8 Night Christmastime on the Danube Eastbound

    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    Avalon Passion

    Departing from: Prague, Czech Republic
    Ports of Call:
    • Nuremberg, Germany
    • Regensburg, Germany
    • Passau, Germany
    • Melk, Austria
    • Vienna, Austria
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2019
    • December 2019
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    $307pernight
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    $409pernight
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Price is in U.S. dollars per person based on two people staying in the same stateroom. Price does not include airport and/or government taxes and fees, nor does pricing include fuel supplements. Prices do not include government taxes and fees, airfare, or a non-refundable $24.99 processing fee per booking. All offers are for selected dates only, are subject to availability, are limited and apply to new bookings only. Your exact price depends on the time of the actual booking. Additional restrictions may apply. All prices and dates may not be available at the time of booking. Passengers receiving special rates based on residency or age will be required to show a government-issued form of identification (passport, or birth certificate and driver's license) at the pier to validate state of residency or age prior to boarding the cruise ship.

Special requirements
If you or a guest is pregnant or traveling with an infant child, or if there is a need to communicate a request for special meals, medical conditions or physical challenges, we ask that you please call 800-972-SHIP. Cruise Specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will do everything we can to meet your needs and answer all of your questions.

Minimum age requirements may apply.

* Amazon.com Gift Card offer is per stateroom and is not reflected in our advertised prices; actual amount will vary based on your total price, minus port charges & taxes. Offer is not reflected in advertised prices. Value of the Amazon.com Gift Card may not exceed 5% – 10% of total price (which can be found on your invoice under "Total Price"), minus port charges & taxes. Gift card will be emailed to lead passenger's email address on file and will be sent 30 days prior to departure date. Email containing Gift card code will be sent from gc-orders@gc.email.amazon.com. Not combinable with "Onboard Spending" offers. Additional restrictions may apply; please contact our experts for more information.

* Amazon.com is not a sponsor of this promotion. Except as required by law, Amazon.com Gift Cards ("GCs") cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. GCs may be used only for purchases of eligible goods on Amazon.com or certain of its affiliated websites. For complete terms and conditions, see www.amazon.com/gc-legal. GCs are issued by ACI Gift Cards, Inc., a Washington corporation. All Amazon ®, ™ & © are IP of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. No expiration date or service fees.

† "Onboard Spending" offer is valid for select Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America, MSC Cruises, Norwegian, Princess, and Royal Caribbean sailings departing on or before 12/31/19; excludes all AmaWaterways, American Queen Steamboat, Avalon Waterways, Azamara, Crystal Ocean, Crystal River, Cunard, Hurtigruten, Oceania, Paul Gauguin, Ponant, Regent Seven Seas, Seabourn, SeaDream, Silversea, Uniworld River, Viking Ocean, Viking River, and Windstar sailings. Onboard spending amount for cruise bookings may not exceed 10% of total value of cruise. Spending amount will be credited to your onboard account after our online redemption form, which may be accessed via the link that will be included with your invoice, has been submitted (form must be submitted no later than 21 days prior to departure or "Onboard Spending" offer will be forfeited). Spending amount is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash; unused portions will expire if not redeemed on or before the final night of your sailing. Onboard credit will appear in a passenger's onboard account on the day of embarkation. Not valid for cancelled or rebooked cruises.

Amazon.com Gift Card and "Onboard Spending" offers are not combinable. Additional restrictions may apply to each offer; please contact our experts for more information.
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