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Beyond our wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored—your way. 


 

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Right now, you can save BIG and experience Europe's most infamous rivers. You have the choice to either Fly FREE PLUS Save $500 per couple OR Save up to $2,500 per couple on select 2020 European sailings. The choice is up to you! Plus, if you want to sail on the Danube, Avalon is offering guests a FREE land extension on select 2020 Avalon Danube river cruises!

Sail with Avalon and save $2,500/couple OR fly FREE and save $500/couple. Plus free land extensions!*

The widest view in the whole wide world. Your view of the world is about to change—big time. At Avalon, ordinary cruise cabins were transformed into one-of-a-kind Open-Air Balcony, starring cruising’s only bed with a view and the space to take it all in. Pair panoramic scenes with the widest-ranging excursion choices in river cruising for an experience as wide open as the view. Sail with Avalon and one thing is certain—your outlook has never been brighter.

On each and every vacation, Avalon Waterways encourages travelers to see the world through the lens of a local with inspired, local inclusions on board and on shore:

  • Regional wine and beer with lunch and dinner
  • On board enrichment activities and entertainment
  • On shore excursions with Local Guides
  • Even a customized mobile app loaded with navigation and suggestions to fuel free time

Avalon offers an exclusive experience that features all of the right inclusions yet leaves room for travelers to personalize their vacation while also affording them little luxuries like complimentary Wi-Fi and around-the-clock cappuccinos.

 

Start planning with one of our advisors:  Submit Trip Request

Itinerary

Please work with your travel advisor to select a specific sailing for details on the itinerary by submitting a TRIP REQUEST

About Avalon Waterways

Travelers wanting to see the world need only cruise down its legendary rivers. For those interested in seeing more of the world, there’s Avalon Waterways®. Their entire fleet of Suite Ships® feature one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry’s only Open-Air BalconySM and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored – YourWay – with customizable vacation options, from start to finish.

Whether travelers want to enjoy a guided walking tour of one of Europe’s great cities, join a cooking class or paddle a canoe, the Avalon Choice® selections of Classic, Discovery, and Active excursions offer a wide range of possibilities. When they prefer to explore on their own, Avalon's crew can help with all the recommendations, information and gear travelers need with their Adventure Center and AvalonGO mobile app.  And when it’s time to refuel, Avalon's FlexDining® program gives guests the choices they crave.

Travel Insurance

Once you've planned your trip, protect your vacation dollars and travel experience with travel insurance from Travel Insured International trip protection plans and/or MedjetAssist.

Travel Insured International® Travel Insurance

For more than 20 years, Travel Insured International has led with a passion that is based on a “do it better, do it smarter” mentality. They take pride in their mission, which built upon trust, innovation, and treating each and every customer like they are part of the family. As a principal provider of travel insurance, Travel Insured International helps our customers find solutions to any travel-related problem.

As a leading travel insurance provider, their goal is to help each individual travel confidently. They aim to keep their customers informed every step of the way, and most importantly to be there to help when things go wrong.

Whether it's business related, a long awaited cruise vacation, or a trip back home to see family and friends, traveling with a protection plan helps you relax and enjoy your travel experience to the fullest.

CLICK HERE to buy Travel Insured International Travel Insurance online now or talk to one of our travel advisors about adding Travel Insured International Travel Insurance to your vacation!

MedjetAssist

MedjetAssist is the premier global air-medical transport membership program in the U.S. As a member, if you are hospitalized more than 150 miles from home, MedjetAssist will arrange comprenhensive medical transportation to the hospital of your choice, not just the nearest adequate facility. Peace of mind every time you travel!

Domestic air-medical transports average $25,000 and internationally, it can exceed $100,000 but not with the protection of Medjet. Annual memberships are only $260 for an individual or $395 for a family, and Short-Term membersgips start as low as $99. Multi-year, Corporate and Group memberships are also available.

The MedjetAssist Difference

  • Air-Medical transport is to the member's hospital of choice, including home hospital.
  • No "medical necessity" - Neither the attending physician nor the capability of the existing facility determines the merit of a transport.
  • No healtth questions for those under the age of 75. Diamond applications are available for individuals ages 75 to 85. Applications must be approved prior to departure.
  • For individuals age 85 and up, Platinum memberships are available. This program is available to AARP members only and protects the member while they travel internationally. A Platinum membership application is required and must be approved prior to departure.
  • No adventure travel exclusions; No natural disaster exclusions; No terrorism exclusions.
  • No dollar limits on evacuations; No deductibles; No co-pays; No claim forms.
  • Domestic as well as international protection.

MedJet Q&A:

Q: What would happen if you became hospitalized because of illness or injury during your next trip? How would you manage getting back to your home hospital or another hospital of your choice… close to your family, trusted physicians, and in-network insurance?

A: With Medjet it would be easy because you would have the peace of mind knowing you have an unsurpassed team of professionals that would arrange for an air-medical transport back to the hospital of your choice, regardless of medical necessity. All you pay is your membership fee for this comprehensive protection.

Terms & Conditions

*Book a select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive up to $250 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price and free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from ATL, BOS, BWI, CLE, CLT, DEN, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAD, IAH, JFK, LAX, MCI, MIA, MCO, MSP, ORD, PDX, PHL, PHX, PIT, RDU, SAN, SEA, SFO, SLC, STL, TPA. Other gateway cities available from $200 to $1,075/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free air offer is based on lowest-priced economy class Flex airfare available for booking at time of reservation and scheduled to coincide with cruise itinerary; pre-assigned airline seats are limited and may not be available on all air segments.  Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under deposit between January 7 – March 9, 2020. A $550 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air, Group Air (groups of 10 or more) and group air contracts. Offer combinability varies by departure. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on voluntarily changed air bookings; other promotions at time of change may be available. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to ticketed air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) also subject to airfare differentials between originally ticketed air itinerary and re-ticketed air itinerary. Additional airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to return travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands.  Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. CST#2017032-20.

**Book a select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive up to $1250 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between January 7 – March 9, 2020 for travel at select times in 2020. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit within the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer combinability varies by departure.  Applies to new 2020 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to participating GFOB offices only.

*Book a select 2020 Avalon Danube river cruise and get a one city land extension included for free.  This offer is only applicable on select Danube cruises and only includes Prague, Munich, Budapest or Vienna as the free land extension options. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between January 7 - March 9, 2020 for travel in 2020. Offer is not combinable with the single supplement waiver promotion. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit within the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Applies to new 2020 bookings only; offer cannot be applied to pre-existing bookings. If both pre- and post- cruise extensions are available for a cruise, only one will be free; choice of which land extension is awarded for free is at the discretion of Avalon Waterways. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB office only. XTRKR