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River Giant Viking Unveils Seven New Ships In A Day 

Viking Seven Ship Christening 2019
Viking River Cruises christened seven new ships at four different spots across Europe. With the newcomers, Viking will have 72 vessels in Europe this year. The post River Giant Viking Unveils Seven New Ships In A Day  appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Budget-Friendly Cruises

This week on Avid Travel With Britton Frost we talked about how to get the best bang for your buck when it comes to river cruises. I set my imaginary budget at $400 to see what exactly I could afford. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Budget-Friendly Cruises appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Budget-Friendly Cruising: Cruising For Less Than $400 Per Person, Per Day

CroisiEurope Mistral Vienne
The number one complaint we hear when it comes to river cruising is about price - but oftentimes, that complaint is from people who have never taken a river cruise. While it can be pricey to cruise the rivers of Europe, you often get what you pay for. The post Budget-Friendly Cruising: Cruising For Less Than $400 Per Person, Per Day appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Bookings Open For 2021 Crystal Endeavor Itineraries

Adventurous travelers can now book their 2021 expeditions aboard Crystal Endeavor, as reservations for the polar class expedition yacht’s first full year are now open. The post Bookings Open For 2021 Crystal Endeavor Itineraries appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Booking Opens For Silversea’s 2021 Expedition World Cruise

Silver Cloud Punta Arenas
The general sale of Silversea’s Expedition World Cruise 2021 is now open. Unlocking a selection of travel experiences in 107 destinations, the Expedition World Cruise 2021- or the Uncharted World Tour - has been curated to take guests closer to the authentic beauty of the world in ultimate comfort. The post Booking Opens For Silversea’s 2021 Expedition World Cruise appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Tauck’s Small Ship Ocean Cruises

Tauck started as a tour company over 90 years ago. The product has grown not only into a river cruise line, but an ocean cruise line as well. Although Tauck has been operating ocean cruises for over 25 years, you still may not have heard of its ocean cruise product. But that's okay - neither had I. The post Tauck’s Small Ship Ocean Cruises appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Katharine Bonner

Though I am familiar with Tauck's tour and river products, I didn't learn about its ocean cruises until recently. I was eager to sit down with Bonner to discuss Tauck's offerings on the seas. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Katharine Bonner appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Airline Ticket Hacks: Cheap Business Class Tickets To Europe

airfare hacks
How I found cheap business class tickets to Europe to save thousands of dollars getting to and from my cruise - in comfort. The post Airline Ticket Hacks: Cheap Business Class Tickets To Europe appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Airfare Hacks: Cheap Business Class Tickets For Your River Cruise

airline ticket hacks
How I found cheap business class tickets to Europe to save thousands of dollars getting to and from my cruise - in comfort. The post Airfare Hacks: Cheap Business Class Tickets For Your River Cruise appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avalon Announces Special Interest Cruises For 2020

Avalon Waterways will be hosting a number of Special Interest cruises. These itineraries range from wine and beer themed cruises to cruising with the author of the Outlander series, Diana Gabaldon.  The post Avalon Announces Special Interest Cruises For 2020 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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River Cruise 101: Riviera River Cruises

Founded more than 30 years ago in the UK as Riviera Travel, Riviera River Cruises recently started targeting English-speaking guests from the United States and Canada for its value-priced river cruise offerings in Europe. The post River Cruise 101: Riviera River Cruises appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Expedition Cruising With Ralph Grizzle

This week on Avid Travel With Britton Frost I am joined by Ralph Grizzle to discuss expedition cruising in Antarctica and around the globe. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Expedition Cruising With Ralph Grizzle appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Crossing The Drake Passage: Tips To Make It Tolerable

The only miserable part about an Antartica voyage is crossing the Drake Passage. On our most recent Antartica cruise, we had to cross the Drake Passage twice, so I put together some tips that helped me through the crossing. The post Crossing The Drake Passage: Tips To Make It Tolerable appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Seabourn Will Add Two Expedition Ships To Its Fleet

Seabourn Quest Antarctica
Seabourn is creating two new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ships. The first ship is currently planned to sail in the Arctic in late summer 2021, with a full summer season in Antarctica to follow.  The post Seabourn Will Add Two Expedition Ships To Its Fleet appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Crystal Endeavor’s 2021 Expedition Collection

Crystal Expedition Cruises announced the complete roster of 2021 itineraries for its luxury expedition yacht Crystal Endeavor. The post Crystal Endeavor’s 2021 Expedition Collection appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Teeming River Cruises

At $200 per person per day, it is hard not to talk about price when it comes to Teeming River Cruises. I was curious as to how Teeming could make their prices so much lower than competitors without sacrificing the amenities that travelers want. So, how do they do it? Listen to the podcast to find out.  The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Teeming River Cruises appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Guest Post: Cruising The Mekong On AmaWaterways

This week’s guest review was submitted by Paulette Hannah. She and her husband recently returned from a Mekong cruise with AmaWaterways. Upon her return, Paulette reached out to us eager to share her experience. The post Guest Post: Cruising The Mekong On AmaWaterways appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Tauck Will Host Two Celebrity Chefs On The Danube

Guests on two Tauck Danube River cruises later this year will be treated to a host of culinary experiences, as each sailing will be accompanied by a noted celebrity chef. The post Tauck Will Host Two Celebrity Chefs On The Danube appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Cruise With Drag Queens And Tattoo Artists On U By Uniworld

U by Uniworld will host two new themed river cruises in Germany this summer aboard The A: Tattoo on U and U in Drag. The post Cruise With Drag Queens And Tattoo Artists On U By Uniworld appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avalon Allows You To Travel ‘Your Way’

In 2020, Avalon Waterways is inviting travelers to chart their own course, at their own pace, before or after their cruise with its new Your Way program. The post Avalon Allows You To Travel ‘Your Way’ appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Hurtigruten’s Hybrid Cruise Ship Completes First Sea Trial

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid-powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in the fjords along the western coast of Norway. The post Hurtigruten’s Hybrid Cruise Ship Completes First Sea Trial appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Celebrity Edge Review (2019 Update)

Celebrity Edge is the first of Celebrity's Edge-class series. Launched in 2018, the 2,900-passenger ship provides a look into the future of cruising with its unique offerings. The post Celebrity Edge Review (2019 Update) appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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River Cruising 101: The Value That Travel Agents Can Provide

When I started doing research about travel agents, I was confused about why people used them. Why have someone else do something that you can easily do yourself? It turns out, using a travel agent has benefits that can include savings on booking, shipboard credits, and more. The post River Cruising 101: The Value That Travel Agents Can Provide appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Travel Agent 101

This week on I am joined by Bridgett Quinn from Cruise Specialists to discuss travel agents and the value they can provide - at no additional cost. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Travel Agent 101 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Scenic Starts 2020 Cruise Season With 2019 Pricing

Scenic Azure
Scenic has kicked off its 2020 river cruise opportunities with a host of new opportunities, deals, and 2019 pricing. All 2020 Scenic Europe and Russian river cruises are being offered at 2019 prices if booked by April 30, 2019. The post Scenic Starts 2020 Cruise Season With 2019 Pricing appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Seabourn Highlights 2020 Europe Cruises

Seabourn Quest, Messina
Seabourn is returning to Europe in 2020 with itineraries created with a blend of favorite cities and less-visited ports for guests to discover the natural beauty, cultures, wonders of art, architecture, history of the continent.  The post Seabourn Highlights 2020 Europe Cruises appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Which Ship Is Right For My Antarctic Cruise?

which antarctic ship is right for me
With more than a dozen vessels being built to cruise Antarctica, a perplexing question: Which ship is right for my Antarctic cruise? The post Which Ship Is Right For My Antarctic Cruise? appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Cruising 101: The Value That Travel Agents Can Provide

When I started doing research about travel agents, I was confused about why people used them. Why have someone else do something that you can easily do yourself? It turns out, using a travel agent has benefits that can include savings on booking, shipboard credits, and more. The post Cruising 101: The Value That Travel Agents Can Provide appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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5 Steps To Choosing The Perfect River Cruise

To the uninitiated, choosing a river cruise can be daunting. In Europe alone, more than two dozen companies offer extended river cruises. What differentiates them from one another? Complicating matters is that all river cruisers operated by all companies, with few notable exceptions, are built on the same platforms. That means they all look pretty much […] The post 5 Steps To Choosing The Perfect River Cruise appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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River Cruise 101: Canal Cruising On Barges

river cruises ocean barge european cruise vacation
While river cruises are the more common type of experience that travelers seek, canal cruises represent some of the best travel experiences on the European continent, and it just so happens that I am canal cruising right now. The post River Cruise 101: Canal Cruising On Barges appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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