AMA Waterways has announced that it will be offering savings of up to £1,000 per person on some of its European river cruises during the festive season.

Christmas market cruises have been made available on a 'two for one' basis, with prices starting from £699 per person for a seven-night journey, representing a saving of £741 per person.

Travellers can also take advantage of discounts of more than £1,000 per person on trips later in December.

Available itineraries include a route featuring stops in Budapest, Vienna and Regensburg beginning on December 6th.

AMA Waterways is also offering a cruise along the Danube, Rhine and Moselle rivers commencing on December 20th, which will begin in Budapest and finish in Nuremberg, the site of the world's largest Christmas market.

People looking for a unique way to celebrate New Year's Eve can take a trip from Nuremberg to Amsterdam on the luxury river cruise ship AmaLyra, which will set sail on December 27th.