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...

317 views , 1 of 3 people found this useful

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...

559 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...

658 views , 8 of 18 people found this useful

A First River Cruise.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Creativity / River Seine

on 7th May 2017, by

We booked our first river cruise on the Avalon Creativity. This was in response to an email advert offering very low prices for the start of the season. The booking procedure, over the phone, was...

9563 views , 29 of 38 people found this useful , 6 comments

Cruise From Paris To The Normandy Landing Beaches.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Creativity / River Seine

on 28th Apr 2017, by

Having made many cruises on ocean cruise ships I had never visited the 1944 Normandy D day landing beaches and I thought this would be a convenient way to have a more complete holiday. The holiday...

1950 views , 18 of 19 people found this useful

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...

677 views , 14 of 24 people found this useful

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...

932 views , 8 of 9 people found this useful

First River Cruise With Avalon.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Affinity / River Rhone & Saone

on 4th Oct 2016, by

After six sea cruises we thought it was time for a river cruise. We were not disappointed. In all honesty the travelling arrangements could not be faulted, from the time we were collected from home...

1836 views , 15 of 21 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...

8160 views , 48 of 55 people found this useful , 4 comments

Hidden Gems In Provence.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Affinity / Europe

on 22nd Aug 2016, by

I have never thought about France for a holiday, but having the chance to experience the Provence region first hand and on a budget, I couldn't refuse. So my mother and I joined an Avalon river...

1322 views , 13 of 13 people found this useful

Our First River Cruise On Avalon Affinity.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Affinity / River Rhone & Saone

on 21st Aug 2016, by

As experienced cruisers on the Ocean, we were rather apprehensive about taking a River cruise - but how wrong we were! We loved every minute of the holiday and can't wait to book the next one....

1197 views , 5 of 5 people found this useful

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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Good Cruise Except Embarkation/disembarkation.

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Creativity / Northern Europe

on 13th Aug 2016, by

This cruise was generally excellent, spoiled only by the first day and last day experiences. The cabin was probably as good as any standard cabin we’ve had on a river cruise – comfortable and...

1260 views , 4 of 6 people found this useful

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

Avalon Don't Make A Drama Out Of A Crisis!

AVALON RIVER CRUISES / Avalon Affinity / Mediterranean

on 5th Jun 2016, by

With 24 hours to departure, all my bags were packed and I was ready to go - and then the phone rang. It was a very nice lady from Avalon and she told me that there would need to be some...

2134 views , 19 of 26 people found this useful , 4 comments

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...

1655 views , 2 of 4 people found this useful

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...

1468 views , 0 of 1 people found this useful
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