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Cruise Reviews - Avalon River Cruises

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Avalon River Cruise Prague To Budapest July 2018.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Expression / Europe

on 28th Jul 2018, by

WARNING LONG POST. It is long but I promised to report back on my recent Avalon river cruise. I wrote this on the plane whilst it was all still fresh in my mind. The home to airport transfer was...

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River Cruise.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Expression / River Rhine

on 9th Apr 2018, by

Nice small cabin with a small porthole, you could lay in your bunk and look out the porthole at the passing scenery which was great for my wife who was suffering with cancer at the time and just...

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Avalon Passion - Black Sea To North Sea Adventure.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Panorama / River Danube

on 22nd Dec 2017, by

Please note that I have had to file this under Avalon Panorama as there was no Avalon Passion on the dropdown menu! This was our first European river cruise and it was fantastic. From the moment...

560 views , 10 of 11 people found this useful , 4 comments

Excellent River Cruise.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Impression / Europe

on 13th Sep 2017, by

Avalon Impression was our first river cruise, and from the experience we enjoyed on her, I think we will river cruise again. Our journey was Amsterdam to Budapest via the Rhine, Main Canal and the...

1782 views , 23 of 24 people found this useful , 4 comments

Excellent Seine River Cruise.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Artistry II / River Seine

on 14th Jul 2017, by

This cruise was our second one arranged by Michelle Fennelly from www.CRUISE.co.uk. Having had excellent service from her last year, we had no hesitation in booking our latest river cruise with...

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Avalon Seine Cruise.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Tranquility / River Seine

on 6th Jun 2017, by

We got a great deal by late booking this cruise due to tourists' reluctance to go to Paris. Their loss was our gain. As Avalon offered Courtesy transport to the airport or to Eurostar terminal we...

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Lovely Ship Shame About The Food.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Tranquility / River Danube

on 5th Jan 2017, by

We sailed on the Christmas cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. The ship Tranquility 11 was lovely with good facilities and nice cabins, reasonably sized with large french windows. The staff were...

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Tranquil Christmas Cruise.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Tranquility / River Danube

on 4th Jan 2017, by

My wife and I have just returned from a Christmas/New year cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. This was our first river cruise,but I would advise people NOT to book a cabin on Avalon Tranquility on...

933 views , 8 of 9 people found this useful

Creme De La Creme.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Vista / River Danube

on 14th Sep 2016, by

This will be the easiest review I have ever written because I have nothing but praise for the river cruise we have just experienced and with over 30 ocean and 3 river cruises I feel I am qualified...

8162 views , 48 of 55 people found this useful , 4 comments

The Not So Blue Danube.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Illumination / River Danube

on 20th Aug 2016, by

As part of our cruise package we were given complimentary tickets to the Swiss Airport Lounge.We were disappointed with the lounge as it was very basic and "tired" with a small selection of cereals...

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Well Worth It.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Imagery / River Rhine

on 8th Aug 2016, by

Our cruise with Avalon was on Imagery II from Zurich/Basel to Amsterdam. Having enjoyed sea cruises we weren't sure about taking a river cruise, but found it very enjoyable and well worth the price...

1294 views , 9 of 13 people found this useful

Rhone River Cruise.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Vista / River Rhone & Saone

on 25th May 2016, by

Wretched French Air Traffic control dispute caused BA to cancel our flight to Paris! Fortunately we caught a later flight but missed a whole afternoon in Paris. We stayed in a good hotel near Arc...

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Amsterdam To Budapest.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Visionary / River Danube

on 25th May 2016, by

We went on the Avalon visionary in March from Amsterdam to Budapest. The service and information that we had from Lesley MIllward was outstanding her information was most valuable and added to our...

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River Cruise Or Sea Cruise?

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Illumination / River Danube

on 24th Jun 2015, by

Firstly I make no apology if this review seems like an advertising feature for Avalon Waterways, but the fact is that this holiday exceeded our expectations and was everything and more than...

6274 views , 93 of 95 people found this useful , 3 comments

Vienna To Munich.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Artistry II / Europe

on 15th Jun 2015, by

Having undertaken several see going cruises in the past, my wife and I were keen to experience a river cruise. The only time we had previously been on a river cruise was more than thirty years go...

1972 views , 3 of 3 people found this useful

Chalk, Cheese And The Missing Day.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Poetry II / River Seine

on 12th May 2015, by

Having enjoyed a number of ocean cruises we decided to try a river cruise and have discovered that the two have very little in common. We chose an 8 day Paris to Normandy Beaches cruise on Avalon...

2862 views , 15 of 16 people found this useful , 10 comments

River Cruising To Austria And Bavaria.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Artistry II / River Danube

on 18th Jul 2014, by

Excellent organisation from Avalon from beginning to end. This really is an all inclusive holiday beginning with a chauffeur service to the airport or in our case to an airport hotel the day...

3402 views , 20 of 20 people found this useful , 2 comments

Avalon Vista From Budapest To Prague.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Vista / River Danube

on 23rd Jun 2014, by

Just returned from A great holiday on the Dunube. We have had many ocean cruises but this was our first river cruise. We were pleasantly surprised that the experience matched ocean cruising in...

2406 views , 5 of 6 people found this useful

Our Caroline's Avalon Experience.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Expression / Dutch Waterways

on 13th Jun 2014, by

I have recently returned from my first cruise with Avalon Waterways and must say how thoroughly impressed I was from start to finish. I had regional flights from Birmingham with KLM and a first...

2263 views , 8 of 9 people found this useful

Christmas And New Year.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Vista / River Danube

on 23rd Jan 2014, by

We thoroughly enjoyed our getaway from the foul British weather over Christmas. We flew to Frankfurt and were taken to a hotel until our ship was ready. While chatting with other passengers we...

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