Additional Information for Classic Danube Tour

Please Note:

This itinerary is subject to change due to unforeseen changes in water levels, delays at the locks and other circumstances that may arise along the waterways. These changes may include items being missed during the trip; however, every effort will be made to substitute another attraction if possible.

To complete your tour, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing our airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.

Cabins are available on lower (Hadyn), middle (Strauss) and upper (Mozart) decks. Please note that river cruises are smaller ships and only have a finite number of each cabin category available. Specific categories are available on a first come first served basis. Every effort will be made to accommodate your cabin choice at time of reservation; however, if that cabin category is no longer available, the closest available category will be offered. Please inquire through our Client Care Center for any upgrade fees which will apply for different cabin categories. Suites are available (Amadeus Suites) on a very limited basis and are not available to guests traveling as singles.

Smart casual wear is recommended throughout the trip. For the welcome and farewell dinners, a dinner dress for the ladies and jacket and tie for the gentlemen is recommended. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended throughout the trip.

*Due to unforeseen schedule changes, witnessing the performance of the Glockenspiel might not be possible.

Gratuities for cabin stewards, bus boys and waiters on board the ship are not included.

Single accommodations are extremely limited. Triple and child accommodations are not available.

Ports of call are subject to change based on pier availability and weather conditions.

Coffee or tea is included at all meals. Wine, beer and soda are included with each dinner onboard the ship.

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

The cruise line reserves the right to charge a supplemental fuel charge. Should this charge be incurred, you will be notified in advance.

Air passengers will arrive into Budapest, Hungary airport and depart from Munich, Germany airport. All transfers will depart from/return to these airports.

Please be advised many airlines do not provide advance seat assignments until check-in at the airport. Advance seating will be subject to the airline's terms and conditions.

Embarkation on day 2 is after 4:00 p.m.; on day 9, disembarkation is normally at 9:00 a.m.

Due to tour scheduling, arrival flights should arrive prior to 4:00 p.m.

Return flights should not be booked prior to 10:00 a.m. on the last day of your tour. All transfers will depart from Ettal for Munich airport. Travel time between Ettal and Munich airport is approximately 1.5 hours.

Economy air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates.

A deposit of $750 per person is due upon reservation. If you purchase our Travel Protection Plan, the deposit is only $500 per person plus the cost of the Insurance. Second deposit of $1700 per person due by January 08, 2018. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Reservations made after the deposit due date of January 08, 2018 are based upon availability. Final payment due by May 16, 2018. Deposits are refundable up until January 15, 2018.

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Optional Tours:

Vienna

Schönbrunn Palace

$60

USD

9/17/2018

Travel from the port via motorcoach to one of Vienna’s most beautiful buildings, Schönbrunn Palace. Schönbrunn Palace was modeled after the palace of Versailles, the residence of King Louis XIV (Le Roi Soleil) and was the long time summer residence of the Hapsburgs. You will have the opportunity to view the state apartments and ceremonial rooms, and then take a stroll through the palace’s beautiful gardens. The Schönbrunn Palace is one of Austria's treasures and a sight to be seen! The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Budapest

Esztergom - Szentendre

$55

USD

9/15/2018

Esztergom, the former residence of the Hungarian kings and seat of the Archbishop, is one of the highlights of this excursion. Your tour starts with a visit of the vast domed basilica, the largest cathedral in Hungary. Built in the early 19th century, it incorporates an ornate red marble chapel from an earlier church. Continue along the Danube to the imposing ruined fortress of Visegrad for a glorious view of the “knee” of the Danube. Then drive along the banks of the Danube to the artists’ village of Szentendre, a charming little town with two main churches showing signs of Serbian Orthodox influence, and brightly painted Baroque houses in the town center. Szentendre has developed as a center for ceramics, thanks to the influence of the local artist Margit Kovacs, who lived from 1920 to 1977. Continue south to Budapest along the scenic west bank of the River Danube. The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 5 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Vienna

Sound of Vienna Concert

$70

USD

9/17/2018

Enjoy an evening full of music. A special orchestra event in a local venue sparks off a unique firework of the most beautiful compositions from the king of waltz, Johann Strauss, as well as beloved Mozart. Excellent musicians, opera singers and magical ballet dancers present an evening full of Viennese charm with beautiful waltzes, polkas and operetta melodies performed at their highest level. The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 3 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Regensburg

Excursion to Weltenburg Monastery

$80

USD

9/20/2018

A coach brings you toward Weltenburg, with a brief detour to the “Hall of Liberation,” an historical classical monument upon Mount Michelsberg above the city of Kelheim. This impressive marble building was fashioned after the Parthenon in Athens and towers high above the Danube. Afterward, board an excursion boat, which takes you past the former city of the Wittelsbacher through the nature reserve ”Weltenburger Enge” to the Benedictine abbey of Weltenburg. The monastery, founded by Irish or Scottish monks in about 620 AD, is the oldest monastery in Bavaria. After a short tour of the abbey church you can taste the famous dark beer of Weltenburg, which is brewed on site in the oldest monastery brewery in the world. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase Duration: Approximately 5 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Durnstein

Durnstein Walking Tour and Wine Tasting

$40

USD

9/18/2018

Join your local guide for a walking tour in Durnstein, the well-known wine village in the Wachau Valley. Travel past the town walls and through the picturesque Old Town to Pranger Square. Here, catch a glimpse of the castle ruins situated high on the hill above the town. Continue your walking tour with views of the Order of St. Claire convent, the Baroque monastery and the town hall. Cap off your excursion with a visit to a local Wachau winegrower, where you will be able to sample a selection of the region’s outstanding wines. The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are on board the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

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162 Middle Street

Pawtucket, RI • 02860

Phone: 1-800-852-5655 Fax: 1-401-727-9014


BOOKING NUMBER: 830169

TOUR: Classic Danube featuring a 7-night Danube River Cruise

DEPARTURE DATE: September 13, 2018

GROUP NAME: Lifestyle Tours

Available Options

Personalize your tour by adding an optional activity below. Our recommended options have been carefully chosen to help enhance your individual experience. Complete the provided Prepaid Options Form to reserve your options.

Availability is limited and reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Payment must be received no later than 15 days prior to departure. Prices are subject to change.

Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.


Vienna

Schönbrunn Palace

$60

USD

9/17/2018

Travel from the port via motorcoach to one of Vienna’s most beautiful buildings, Schönbrunn Palace. Schönbrunn Palace was modeled after the palace of Versailles, the residence of King Louis XIV (Le Roi Soleil) and was the long time summer residence of the Hapsburgs. You will have the opportunity to view the state apartments and ceremonial rooms, and then take a stroll through the palace’s beautiful gardens. The Schönbrunn Palace is one of Austria's treasures and a sight to be seen! The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Budapest

Esztergom - Szentendre

$55

USD

9/15/2018

Esztergom, the former residence of the Hungarian kings and seat of the Archbishop, is one of the highlights of this excursion. Your tour starts with a visit of the vast domed basilica, the largest cathedral in Hungary. Built in the early 19th century, it incorporates an ornate red marble chapel from an earlier church. Continue along the Danube to the imposing ruined fortress of Visegrad for a glorious view of the “knee” of the Danube. Then drive along the banks of the Danube to the artists’ village of Szentendre, a charming little town with two main churches showing signs of Serbian Orthodox influence, and brightly painted Baroque houses in the town center. Szentendre has developed as a center for ceramics, thanks to the influence of the local artist Margit Kovacs, who lived from 1920 to 1977. Continue south to Budapest along the scenic west bank of the River Danube. The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 5 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Vienna

Sound of Vienna Concert

$70

USD

9/17/2018

Enjoy an evening full of music. A special orchestra event in a local venue sparks off a unique firework of the most beautiful compositions from the king of waltz, Johann Strauss, as well as beloved Mozart. Excellent musicians, opera singers and magical ballet dancers present an evening full of Viennese charm with beautiful waltzes, polkas and operetta melodies performed at their highest level. The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 3 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.


Regensburg

Excursion to Weltenburg Monastery

$80

USD

9/20/2018

A coach brings you toward Weltenburg, with a brief detour to the “Hall of Liberation,” an historical classical monument upon Mount Michelsberg above the city of Kelheim. This impressive marble building was fashioned after the Parthenon in Athens and towers high above the Danube. Afterward, board an excursion boat, which takes you past the former city of the Wittelsbacher through the nature reserve ”Weltenburger Enge” to the Benedictine abbey of Weltenburg. The monastery, founded by Irish or Scottish monks in about 620 AD, is the oldest monastery in Bavaria. After a short tour of the abbey church you can taste the famous dark beer of Weltenburg, which is brewed on site in the oldest monastery brewery in the world. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase Duration: Approximately 5 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Durnstein

Durnstein Walking Tour and Wine Tasting

$40

USD

9/18/2018

Join your local guide for a walking tour in Durnstein, the well-known wine village in the Wachau Valley. Travel past the town walls and through the picturesque Old Town to Pranger Square. Here, catch a glimpse of the castle ruins situated high on the hill above the town. Continue your walking tour with views of the Order of St. Claire convent, the Baroque monastery and the town hall. Cap off your excursion with a visit to a local Wachau winegrower, where you will be able to sample a selection of the region’s outstanding wines. The above option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are on board the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Please note a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Transportation is included.