Europe Savings with Avalon Waterways

FREE Airfare or Free airfare plus up to $1,300 per couple on select river cruises in 2021 and 2022

Book by Jun 21, 2021


Avalon offers a unique Open-Air Balcony suite design that promises wide-open spaces, fresh air, and fresher perspectives. In addition to these Open-Air staterooms, the air in the Suite Ships is not circulated between staterooms; only within an individual stateroom and mixed with fresh, outside air. Plus, they offer more excursions with fewer passengers. Avalon Waterways has the cure for your Cabin Fever. 



Europe Savings Offer: Save up to $1,300^ per couple on select 2021 & 2022 Avalon Europe river cruises

Europe Air Offer: Receive FREE Airfare on select 2021 & 2022 Avalon Europe river cruises


Plus Save $100 per couple on select 2021 or 2022 Globus, Avalon Waterways, and Monograms Europe vacations of six nights or more.+


Our Exclusive Bonus: Receive Free Transfers on select 2021 or 2022 Europe river cruises. 



A complimentary Peace of Mind Travel Planis attached to your booking. This allows you to move to any other 2021 or 2022 date, destination, itinerary, or another brand. No penalties. 


Our Recommended Avalon Europe Voyages

be sure to ask for other European itineraries

Romantic RhineApr 02, 2022 - Apr 09, 2022 (8 days)

Amsterdam to Basel (Southbound) | Avalon Vista | Deluxe stateroom (E)
CAD $4,481 Per Person Incl taxes

This magnificent Rhine River cruise begins in Amsterdam, Holland where you'll cruise on its famous canals along the elegant grachten--the best way to see the treasures of this city. Visit Cologne, Germany—a 2,000 year-old city known for Gothic-style architecture—and see its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—offering the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Cruise to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, continue on to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum, or take an excursion to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle. In Strasbourg, France, marvel at the red-sandstone Gothic-style cathedral with ancient murals & fascinating astronomical clock. Stop in Breisach, Germany, here, find unrivaled natural beauty in the area best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.

The Legendary DanubeApr 22, 2022 - Apr 29, 2022 (8 days)

Nuremberg to Budapest | Avalon Envision | Deluxe stateroom (E)
CAD $4,604 Per Person Incl taxes

From the rich history of Germany to the unique culture of Hungary, this Danube river cruise takes you to three countries. In Nuremberg, Germany, board your river cruise vessel docked on the Main Danube Canal and visit this thousand-year-old city with a Local Guide. Next, reach Regensburg, lovers of architecture will enjoy the many listed buildings of historic interest, and Porta Pretoria, gates to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 AD. Next stop is Passau, known for its narrow winding streets lined with Patrician houses, and the magnificent Italian baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. In Melk, you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, which sits high on a bluff. Take in the breathtaking views before continuing through the picturesque Wachau Valley to the romantic sounds of Vienna, the “City of Music.” Your European river cruise vacation ends in Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

Danube DreamsMay 03, 2022 - May 10, 2022 (8 days)

Deggendorf to Budapest (Eastbound) | Avalon Illumination | Deluxe stateroom (E)
CAD $4,852 Per Person Incl taxes

Cruise along the peaceful Danube River stopping at some of Central Europe’s most splendid capitals and charming towns along the way. Visit Passau, Germany—called the “City of Three Rivers” at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers. Take a guided walking tour to admire the Patrician houses and baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral. In Linz, Austria, walk around the Hauptplatz, Austria’s largest medieval square. Enjoy the magnificent views as your Danube River cruise takes you through the picturesque wine region of the Wachau Valley. Stops include Melk to visit the magnificent Benedictine Abbey and Dürnstein to see the famous blue and white Stiftskirche and taste some of the local wines. Vienna, the “City of Music,” makes an immediate impression with Hofburg Imperial Palace and the Vienna Opera House. In Bratislava, Slovakia, take a guided walk through the delightful Old Town and to the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. In Budapest, a local expert shows you all the must-see sights.

Active & Discovery on the DanubeJul 15, 2022 - Jul 22, 2022 (8 days)

Deggendorf to Budapest (Eastbound) | Avalon Impression | Deluxe stateroom (E)
CAD $5,101 Per Person Incl taxes

Whether you’re an art lover, a foodie, a history buff, or an energetic adventurer, your Active & Discovery cruise on the Danube River offers just-right included activities and excursions to suit your interests. With Avalon Choice®, you can select the experiences that are perfect for your interests and pace. From Classic to Active to Discovery inclusions, you can explore and experience each destination your way—from Deggendorf to Budapest. Whether you prefer browsing the art collection of the Habsburg Empire, sipping local vintages at an Austrian wine tasting, or joining a canoe excursion, your Active & Discovery Danube River cruise is packed with Avalon Choice® inclusions for every preference and pace in every place we go. Whether you prefer classic sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, an active excursion by bike, hike, or canoe, or a creative experience in culinary or performing arts, you’ll find the perfect way to spend your day.

Active & Discovery on the RhineJul 26, 2022 - Aug 02, 2022 (8 days)

Frankfurt to Amsterdam (Northbound) | Avalon Expression | Deluxe stateroom (E)
CAD $4,976 Per Person Incl taxes

Explore the Rhine River your way on an Avalon Active & Discovery river cruise. Choose included classic sightseeing, Active excursions, or Discovery activities in culture and cuisine. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the Avalon Choice® inclusions that speak to you! Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Koblenz, take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Aboard your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll pass through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Your Rhine River cruise ends in Amsterdam for a day full of activities. See the colorful streets and row house doors of Amsterdam your way—from a relaxing canal cruise to a leisurely biking tour—all at your pace! Choose a painting class to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists.

If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Avalon’s Suite Ships feature one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry’s only Open-Air Balcony, and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored—your way. Whether you want to enjoy a guided walking tour of one of Europe's great cities, join a cooking class or paddle a canoe, the Avalon Choice® selections of Classic, Discovery and Active excursions offer a wide range of possibilities. When you prefer to explore on your own, Avalon can help you with all the recommendations, information and gear you need with the new Adventure Center and AvalonGO Mobile App. And when it's time to refuel, your dining options on board are as wide open as your views, with the new FlexDining® choices.

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*Featured price is per person, cruise only, based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated, and includes taxes, port charges, and fees and doesn't include promotion. Book a select 2022 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YVR & YYC. Other gateway cities are available from $199 to $299/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free 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. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit, Peace of Mind Credit and select $650 or $350 per person land promo. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travellers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between April 20, 2021 and August 23, 2021 for travel on select cruise departures in 2022. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all flight segments. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Groups of 8 or more do not qualify for this offer. Please call for Group options. 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 free 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; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. 1The Peace of Mind Travel Plan allows for any 2021 booking made on Avalon Waterways, Cosmos, Globus or Monograms to be changed to a different brand, destination or to another 2021 or 2022 departure date. Notice of change in travel plans must be given before final payment date; standard cancellation penalties will apply for full cancellation without rebooking or changes made after final payment date. The penalty waiver applies to the land or cruise portion of the booking only; airfares and vacations booked air-inclusive may be subject to penalties and/or change fees from the airline*. Applicable price and eligible promotions for the new tour or cruise will apply; if new trip is less expensive, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Cannot be applied to charters, custom tours, or TBA space. No cash value. Credit is fully transferable. Offer reliant on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. *See optional Travel Protection Plan coverage for details. †Book a 2021 or 2022 Globus, Avalon or Monograms Europe vacation of six nights or more (excluding Globus Escapes and Oberammergau) and receive $50 per person discount. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between June 9, 2020 and December 31, 2022 for travel commencing January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2022. Applies to new 2021 or 2022 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Combinable with Welcome Back and Peace of Mind credits and only one mass consumer promotion, if applicable. Must mention promotion code KPROX21. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.


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