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When Can You River Cruise Again In Europe?

With Covid-19 vaccinations underway and river cruises scheduled to resume operations again in the spring, when will North Americans be able to ply the rivers of Europe again? Our best guess ... The post When Can You River Cruise Again In Europe? appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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A City-Phoenix – Belgrade, Serbia

Katarina Komazec is a cruise & travel blogger and the owner of the website Adventour Begins since June 2020. Having worked more than 7 years in the cruise industry, first as Concierge and then in the Shore excursions department Rivages du Monde, Viking River Cruises, Royal Caribbean International), Katarina has gained priceless, inside knowledge about […] The post A City-Phoenix – Belgrade, Serbia appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Top Three Cruises For Millennials

There is no shortage of vacation options for millennials. In fact, the AirBNB that we run in Asheville seems to attract droves of young professionals looking to get out and explore. But for as many things as we see that are specifically catered to millennials, cruises often get glossed over. Rest assured, there are plenty of great cruise options for millennials. The post Top Three Cruises For Millennials appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Scenic Eclipse’s 2022-23 Worldwide Voyages Collection

Scenic Group has announced the release of its new 2022/23 Scenic Eclipse Worldwide Discovery Voyages Collection. With an extensive program now covering six continents, Scenic Eclipse will visit 35 countries across 48 voyages. The post Scenic Eclipse’s 2022-23 Worldwide Voyages Collection appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Crystal’s New Expedition Ship Planned To Debut Summer Of 2021

Crystal Endeavor, the German-built, PC6-designated vessel for Crystal Expedition Cruises is on track to debut in Summer 2021. Originally set to launch in August of 2020, the ship’s construction was delayed as the global health crisis forced a shutdown of MV WERFTEN where Crystal Endeavor is currently under construction. The post Crystal’s New Expedition Ship Planned To Debut Summer Of 2021 appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Seabourn’s 2021 Alaska Season

Seabourn has planned a program of adventures and experiences in Alaska and British Columbia this summer. Seabourn Odyssey is scheduled to sail on a series of newly-revised, seven-day voyages between Juneau, Alaska and Vancouver, British Columbia. The post Seabourn’s 2021 Alaska Season appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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What Will 2021 Look Like For Us?

With 2020 finally behind us (thank goodness), we, like many of you, feel a dire need to plan for 2021 and beyond. After all, who among us can say they’ve not missed cruising? Though the first week of 2021 has not proved to be much better than last year was, we are still holding out a lot of hope to board cruise ships in 2021. Today we want to talk to you all about our plans for the new year here at Avid Cruiser & River Cruise Advisor. The post What Will 2021 Look Like For Us? appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Join Me On Crystal Bach: No Money Down Until February 22

Want to cruise the Moselle on Crystal Bach? Join my group September 23 - October 3, 2021 for the exceptional rate of $5,599 per person, with no money down until February 22, and final payment and cancellation without penalty 60 days before the sailing. The post Join Me On Crystal Bach: No Money Down Until February 22 appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Riviera’s Wave Season Incentives

Riviera River Cruises is launching Wave Season on Jan. 1, 2021, with incentives for retail and group bookings on its European river cruises. Deals include a $500 discount on cabins and $250 gift card for travel advisors for retail bookings, and a free sixth cabin after five cabins are booked as part of a group. […] The post Riviera’s Wave Season Incentives appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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REPLAY: River Cruise Advisor Meetup | Avalon Waterways

On Thursday, December 10 we were joined by Avalon's Pam Hoffee (managing director) and Steve Born (CMO of the Globus family of brands) to discuss what's ahead for their brands. With proven Covid vaccines coming, river cruising will return soon, and it's time to start planning. The post REPLAY: River Cruise Advisor Meetup | Avalon Waterways appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Where Will We Cruise In 2021? Highlighting 5 Itineraries For Our Return To The Seas

We at Avid Cruiser are dreaming of the days when we will travel again. I know that I, for one, am quite literally counting down the days until the spring - daydreaming of trips that I want to take next summer and fall. So today I am going to share my daydreams with you. The post Where Will We Cruise In 2021? Highlighting 5 Itineraries For Our Return To The Seas appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Avid Cruiser Meetup | Silversea Cruises’ Silver Moon, Origin & New Initiatives

On Friday, December 4 at 1 PM EST, we were joined by Roberto Martinoli, president and CEO of Silversea Cruises, and Jason Liberty, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Royal Caribbean Group. The webinar focused on Silversea’s new ships, Silver Origin and Silver Moon, and the growth of luxury and expedition cruising within the company. The post Avid Cruiser Meetup | Silversea Cruises’ Silver Moon, Origin & New Initiatives appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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CroisiEurope’s Summer & Fall Success

CroisiEurope operated barge and river cruises during the summer and fall of 2020, carrying more than 11,000 passengers on 152 cruises. The post CroisiEurope’s Summer & Fall Success appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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ITINERARY HIGHLIGHT: AmaWaterways’ Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Kristin Karst for my podcast, Avid Travel With Britton Frost. Karst is the executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. We spoke to many facets of the AmaWaterways’ experience – especially about the company’s philosophy to under-promise and over-deliver – but we also spoke about what is […] The post ITINERARY HIGHLIGHT: AmaWaterways’ Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Emerald’s Christmastime Cruises

Emerald Cruises’ array of river and yacht sailings itineraries around the winter holidays offer something for just about every type of traveler, from those looking to explore a winter wonderland to balmy weather seekers alike. The post Emerald’s Christmastime Cruises appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Silversea’s 2022-2023 Voyages Open For Pre-Sale

Silversea Cruises opened an exclusive pre-sale to Venetian Society members on 315 new voyages for 2022-2023 - the largest itinerary release in the cruise line’s history. With Silversea becoming more all-inclusive than ever, guests will enjoy complimentary shore excursions and roundtrip air included with all voyages in the new itinerary collection. The post Silversea’s 2022-2023 Voyages Open For Pre-Sale appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Cruise To Zakynthos, A Hidden Ionian Gem

Our writer worked on cruise ships for more than seven years, spending much of her time in the shore excursions department. She shares with us her favorite ways to explore the Greek isle of Zakynthos, where she lived for more than three months.
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Holland America Line’s Black Friday Extras

Holland America Line will join the Black Friday frenzy this holiday season with a weeklong Black Friday Sale that offers a free Wi-Fi package for all new bookings and a special bonus gift card with all gift card purchases.
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Seabourn’s Black Friday Sale

Available for a limited time, Seabourn’s “Black Friday Sale” will feature value-added benefits on select voyages from summer 2021 through winter/spring 2022 on every ship in the fleet, including the line’s first purpose-built expedition ship, Seabourn Venture.
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MSC Cruises’ Black Friday Promotions

MSC Cruises is kicking off Black Friday and Cyber Monday with up to $1,400 in value for bookings made from November 25 – December 1, 2020 for sailings between March 2021 and November 2021.
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Scenic Offers Savings On 2022 River & Scenic Eclipse Sailings

Scenic has launched a Super Early Bird promotion on all 2022 departures across both its river cruise and scenic Eclipse portfolio of all-inclusive voyages. Guests who book their 2022 European or Southeast Asia river cruise, and pay in full 12 months prior to departure, will receive the Super Early Bird savings of an extra 10% off the cost of their booking in addition to all current offers.
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Riviera’s Black Friday Savings

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Riviera River Cruises is offering deals on 2021 departures of its three newest European river cruise itineraries on the River Seine, the Danube River, and the Dutch waterways and Rhine River. Departures are available from $1,999 per person based on double occupancy for standard cabins and suites.
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REPLAY: Avid Cruiser Meetup | Backroads

On Wednesday, November 18 at 5 pm EST, Alicia Kjeldgaard joined us to discuss how Backroads is emerging from the global pandemic. Alicia filled us in on new segments that the company launched - Dolce Tempo and Rendezvous - as well as what’s in store for Backroads’ ocean and river cruises. The post REPLAY: Avid Cruiser Meetup | Backroads appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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REPLAY: River Cruise Advisor Meetup | Backroads

On Wednesday, November 18 at 5 pm EST, Alicia Kjeldgaard joined us to discuss how Backroads is emerging from the global pandemic. Alicia filled us in on new segments that the company launched - Dolce Tempo and Rendezvous - as well as what’s in store for Backroads’ ocean and river cruises. The post REPLAY: River Cruise Advisor Meetup | Backroads appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Peek Inside Silversea’s Newest Ship, Silver Moon

Barbara Muckermann, Silversea’s Chief Marketing Officer, hosts a series of five virtual ship tours, in which viewers are guided through Silver Moon’s new S.A.L.T. venues, public spaces, restaurants, and suites. The post Peek Inside Silversea’s Newest Ship, Silver Moon appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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American Cruise Lines’ Interior Concepts For New Modern River Boats

American recently partnered with Studio DADO to design the interiors of the new riverboats, including the 175-passenger American Melody The post American Cruise Lines’ Interior Concepts For New Modern River Boats appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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River Cruise Advisor Meetup | InsureMyTrip

On Wednesday, November 11, at 5 PM we were joined by Meghan Walch from InsureMyTrip. Travel insurance is always important, but it is especially important during these unprecedented times. Meghan answered questions about travel insurance, why you need it, and what it covers. The post River Cruise Advisor Meetup | InsureMyTrip appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avid Cruiser Meetup | InsureMyTrip

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On Wednesday, November 11, at 5 PM we were joined by Meghan Walch from InsureMyTrip. Travel insurance is always important, but it is especially important during these unprecedented times. Meghan answered questions about travel insurance, why you need it, and what it covers. The post Avid Cruiser Meetup | InsureMyTrip appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Two Jabs In Three Weeks: What Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Means For Cruising

With Covid tests improving, and with innovations such as nasal sprays and vaccines that prevent infections, we foresee a return to “somewhat normal” cruising before the end of the coming winter.  The post Two Jabs In Three Weeks: What Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Means For Cruising appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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The CDC Lifted Its No Sail Order, Now What?

At the beginning of this year, none of us could have imagined how COVID-19 would impact our daily lives. I remember hearing about the novel Coronavirus in January, a mysterious virus that was spreading in Wuhan, China. Though there were few known cases of COVID-19 in the United States in January, late in the month when my grandmother developed a cough I worried about her. “What if it’s the Coronavirus?” I asked her. She responded, “Britton, if you are worried about the Coronavirus, you are even more paranoid than I thought.” We laughed about my worries, but I remained careful. […] The post The CDC Lifted Its No Sail Order, Now What? appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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