Cruise Reviews - Riviera Travel

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First River Cruise.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / Riviera / Europe

on 30th Dec 2018, by

Well, this review concerns our first river cruise with Riviera on the Robert Burns. This cruise was chosen as a birthday trip for my wife who chose Riviera, as well as a Rhine cruise, as an...

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River Cruise Not For Us.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Thomas Hardy / River Danube

on 9th Dec 2018, by

Always wanted to do a river cruise so we went on a 7 day Danube cruise last August with Riviera. Flew BA from LHR to Budapest and a group of us were collected by minibus to transfer to our ship,...

439 views , 16 of 16 people found this useful

7 Nights River Doura.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Douro Elegance / River Douro

on 9th Dec 2018, by

1 week Douro river cruise with Riviera last minute booking through cruise direct .Who used Barhead travel and they put us on a flight to Lisbon with a 4 hr transfer and didnt mention the...

347 views , 4 of 7 people found this useful , 1 comment

1 Week Douro River Cruise With Riviera.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Douro Elegance / River Douro

on 9th Dec 2018, by

1 week Douro river cruise with Riviera last minute booking through cruise direct .Who used Barhead travel and they put us on a flight to Lisbon with a 4 hr transfer and didnt mention the...

110 views , 1 of 2 people found this useful

French Lesson.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / Swiss Ruby / Europe

on 31st Aug 2018, by

We booked with another two couples for a trip on the Seine from Paris to Honfluer. We joined on the Saturday and the crew made us very welcome, dinner was served and it was the usual high standard...

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Wonderful Way To Celebrate A 30th Anniversary!

RIVIERA TRAVEL / Jane Austen / River Rhine

on 13th Aug 2018, by

We booked the cruise to celebrate 30 years together, its hard to believe how much things have changed for same sex couples over those years! Once we were through security, we booked into the...

563 views , 13 of 13 people found this useful , 5 comments

Excellent Boat And River.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Douro Elegance / River Douro

on 9th Jul 2018, by

We cruised down the Douro on board Douro Elegance with Riviera. The boat was excellent - one of the best we have been on including cruise ships. Cabin 320 was ours and it had great facilities...

571 views , 14 of 16 people found this useful

A Week On The River Rhone (and Saone)

RIVIERA TRAVEL / Swiss Corona / River Rhone & Saone

on 8th Jun 2018, by

Our trip started with a flight from Birmingham (along with about another 20 passengers) to Lyon and a 45 minute transfer to the ship. Flights from other airports arrived during the course of the...

403 views , 11 of 13 people found this useful

Great Cruise On The Danube.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Thomas Hardy / Europe

on 11th May 2018, by

This was our first river cruise. We were in cabin 317 on the Diamond deck it was very comfortable and we well looked after by staff. Overall the staff were very attentive and gave a very personal...

509 views , 11 of 13 people found this useful

Overpriced River Cruise On Riviera Oscar Wilde.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Oscar Wilde / Dutch Waterways

on 18th Apr 2018, by

Riviera Travel Dutch Bulbfields 7 day cruise April 4th 2018 was extremely disappointing. We phoned Riviera to request that they booked tickets on the direct London to Amsterdam train to be told no...

610 views , 15 of 25 people found this useful

My First Experience Of River Cruising - Lord Byron.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Lord Byron / River Rhone & Saone

on 31st Jan 2018, by

Having enjoyed many ocean cruises, I had not previously been attracted to river cruises because I had visited many of the places that they go to in previous holidays and for me cruising is about...

792 views , 24 of 26 people found this useful , 2 comments

Riviera River Cruise.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Emily Bronte / River Danube

on 6th Nov 2017, by

This was our first river cruise and did we enjoy it ? You bet we did right from the moment we arrived on board the MS Emile Bronte until we had to say a sad farewell to the crew and all the new...

1347 views , 23 of 24 people found this useful , 5 comments

Riviera Travel-rhine Cruise- Was It Really 5* ?

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Oscar Wilde / River Rhine

on 20th Oct 2017, by

This Cruise was with Riviera Travel going along the Rhine on their ship 'Oscar Wilde' from Basel in Switzerland to Cologne in Germany in Sept 2017. Although Riviera proudly use the words 'Our 5...

1665 views , 21 of 21 people found this useful

Return To Budapest.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS THOMAS HARDY / River Danube

on 2nd Oct 2017, by

Having used Riviera before with excellent results and also having read the description heavy with hyperbole, we booked a Diamond Deck Deluxe Balcony Suite for our first river cruise. Budapest and...

814 views , 20 of 27 people found this useful

A Great First River Cruise - Douro With Riviera.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Douro Elegance / River Douro

on 17th Sep 2017, by

We took Riviera Travel's Douro River cruise from Porto to Salamanca and back, on the Douro Elegance, in September 2017. The ship The Douro Elegance was brand new in 2017, so the fittings were...

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First Time River Cruiser - Multi Time Sea Cruiser.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Emily Bronte / Dutch Waterways

on 3rd May 2017, by

Long weekend to The Bulbfields and Keukenhof Gardens. The ship, Emily Bronte, Riviera Cruislines, beautiful ship/boat, whichever, not sure. These ships are truly as luxurious as the better sea...

872 views , 18 of 21 people found this useful , 3 comments

Rooky Crusier.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / RV Mekong Prestige II / River Mekong

on 22nd Mar 2017, by

I have to confess that I haven't been on a big ship since I was 9 and my Dad worked for the Port of Liverpool Stevedoring Company and we went on a Mediterranean Cruise aboard the Empress of Great...

584 views , 8 of 10 people found this useful

Danube River Cruise With Riviera Travel.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS William Shakespeare / River Danube

on 21st Sep 2016, by

Transfers to Ship The flights were arranged through Riviera Travel with Jet2 and were both on time with a generous luggage allowance and both flights were comfortable. Coach transfers to the boat...

3145 views , 20 of 34 people found this useful , 8 comments

Rivers Of Southern France.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Countess / River Rhone & Saone

on 2nd Sep 2016, by

Having had a fair number of big ship cruises over the world,over the last 20 years,My wife and I decided we would like a change from 2000 plus on the ocean going to the 140 persons on the boats...

1743 views , 3 of 9 people found this useful , 2 comments

First River Cruise On Lord Byron Rhine And Moselle.

RIVIERA TRAVEL / MS Lord Byron / River Rhine

on 14th Jul 2016, by

Cruise (Rhine and Moselle) Overall Lovely relaxing cruise, lucky to have good weather, friendly people, very good food, lovely scenery, nice wine and beer and the captain and his team (eare...

2816 views , 22 of 22 people found this useful , 4 comments
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