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Double Dutch Fuss: Netherlands Reverses Quarantine Requirement For Vaccinated Americans

We were all set for our October 4, 2021 Crystal Debussy cruise on the Rhine. Flights booked, hotels booked. Ready. Set. Go. Not so fast. The Dutch imposed a mandatory quarantine for vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans - this week they reversed it. The post Double Dutch Fuss: Netherlands Reverses Quarantine Requirement For Vaccinated Americans appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Don’t Forget Your Mask: Preparing For A River Cruise During Covid

I could not wait to get back on a river cruise, but as my sailing approached, I found myself questioning my decision to cruise during Covid. I realize that many of you are considering river cruises as well but traveling during the pandemic leaves you with similar questions, which I want to share with you how I prepared for my return to Europe. The post Don’t Forget Your Mask: Preparing For A River Cruise During Covid appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Silversea’s Silver Moon Sets Sail

Delayed for months by the never-ending pandemic, Silversea’s magnificent new vessel, Silver Moon finally welcomed her first passengers this Spring. Silver Moon began a series of cruises beginning and ending in Athens. And each and every one of them showcased what’s on board this wonderful ship. The post Silversea’s Silver Moon Sets Sail appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Viking Says ‘Welcome Back’ To Europe’s Most Fabled Rivers

After what Viking Chairman Torstein Hagen describes in television commercials as a period like “ a long, long Norwegian Winter” the line is back doing what it does so superbly: introducing its life-long learners to its ‘thinking man’s cruises’ on Europe’s most fascinating rivers.  The post Viking Says ‘Welcome Back’ To Europe’s Most Fabled Rivers appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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AmaWaterways Has The Best Soup: Longing For My Return To The Rivers

Okay – I realize this is a bold claim. Do I think AmaWaterways really has the best soup? No, but it’s pretty damn good. So why as I was talking to one of my girlfriends about the excitement of my upcoming trip aboard AmaSiena, did I claim that “AmaWaterways has the best soup”? Maybe I […] The post AmaWaterways Has The Best Soup: Longing For My Return To The Rivers appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Bordeaux River Cruise Price Comparisons 2022

What is a Bordeaux river cruise going to cost me and how does the cruise I am looking at compare to Bordeaux river cruises offered by other companies? The post Bordeaux River Cruise Price Comparisons 2022 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Douro River Cruise 2020 Pricing Charts

Douro 2020 pricing
We compare prices and what’s included for seven cruise lines operating Douro River Cruises 2020. The charts reflect cabin upgrades, what is not included and incentives offered in the summer and autumn seasons. The post Douro River Cruise 2020 Pricing Charts appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Rhine River Cruise Pricing Charts 2022

What is a Rhine river cruise going to cost me and how does the cruise I am looking at compare to Rhine river cruises offered by other companies? River Cruise Advisor's pricing charts provide the answers. The post Rhine River Cruise Pricing Charts 2022 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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European Christmas Markets River Cruises 2020

Is a Christmas cruise the right choice for you? I think so. We have compiled a list of each 2020 Christmas Market itinerary so you can decide which Christmas cruise is the right fit. The post European Christmas Markets River Cruises 2020 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Danube River Cruise Pricing Charts 2020

Danube 2020 pricing
hat is a Danube river cruise going to cost me and how does the cruise I am looking at compare to Danube river cruises offered by other companies? The post Danube River Cruise Pricing Charts 2020 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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AmaWaterways To Introduce The Magdalena River Aboard an All-Suite, Eco-Friendly River Cruise Ship

AmaWaterways has announced a partnership with Metropolitan Touring, South America’s leading tour operator, to introduce a new river cruise experience in Colombia beginning in 2023. The post AmaWaterways To Introduce The Magdalena River Aboard an All-Suite, Eco-Friendly River Cruise Ship appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Sailing & Selling Now: CroisiEurope’s Summer 2021 France Itineraries

With summer underway and France officially re-opening to North American travelers in early June, CroisiEurope is marking the 2021 summer season with the resumption of the company’s diverse itineraries throughout France. CroisiEurope's first river itinerary set sail at the end of June, with the canal and river itineraries to follow this month. The post Sailing & Selling Now: CroisiEurope’s Summer 2021 France Itineraries appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Crystal River Cruises Announces Complete 2021 Deployment

Crystal River Cruises has announced its final deployment for 2021, featuring 35 voyages ranging from seven to 11 nights and exploring the historic cities, cultural treasures and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Rhine, Danube and Moselle rivers. The post Crystal River Cruises Announces Complete 2021 Deployment appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Statement From Crystal River Cruises Regarding ‘Alleged’ Sale Of Its Fleet

Responding to a trade article that its fleet is up for sale, Crystal River Cruises' Walter Littlejohn issued the following statement. Littlejohn is the company's senior vice president & managing director.  The post Statement From Crystal River Cruises Regarding ‘Alleged’ Sale Of Its Fleet appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Webinar Replay: Should You Cruise In 2021? Or Wait Until 2022?

Webinar replay.The news of many cruise lines returning to service this summer has raised questions for travelers: Is cruising safe? Will my cruise sail? Will I have to wear a mask on board? Also in this webinar: Danube River pricing for 2022. The post Webinar Replay: Should You Cruise In 2021? Or Wait Until 2022? appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Tauck Announces Resumption Of Global Operations

After announcing the restart of select tours and cruises in recent weeks, Tauck revealed that it plans to resume full operations of all remaining 2021 itineraries during August and September. In all, Tauck expects to operate more than 80% of its pre-pandemic portfolio of tours and cruises this year, with a full return of all itineraries slated for 2022. The post Tauck Announces Resumption Of Global Operations appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Are You River Cruising In 2021? Our Survey Results

Our survey The River Cruise Companies Are Ready To Restart: Are You Ready To River Cruise? is far from scientific. Still, the results and insights from our readers are interesting. Where do you fit in? The post Are You River Cruising In 2021? Our Survey Results appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Crystal River Cruises For Sale?

Sources say that Crystal has put its river cruise fleet up for sale. What are the implications? I see three possible scenarios for Crystal Cruises on the rivers. The post Crystal River Cruises For Sale? appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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AmaWaterways’ Ancestry Cruise

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With an uptick in consumers embracing heritage travel, the Ancestry Experience package allows travelers to further personalize and enrich their river cruise experience through pre-cruise private consultation and family history research, onboard presentations and curated excursions accompanied by an expert genealogist throughout the cruise. The post AmaWaterways’ Ancestry Cruise appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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The River Cruise Companies Are Ready To Restart: Are You Ready To River Cruise?

Are you ready to river cruise in 2021? Tell us how you're feeling about river cruising in 2021 and beyond, and then join us for a discussion Monday, June 28 at 11 a.m. EDT. Click the link for the survey and registration. The post The River Cruise Companies Are Ready To Restart: Are You Ready To River Cruise? appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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New Date Announced For 2022 Alsace Barge Trip With David Wilcox

We're fortunate that American Folk Singer & Songwriter David Wilcox will be with us as we barge through Alsace June 4-10, 2022. David will serenade us as we float through one of the most beautiful regions in France. If you'd like to join David, me and 18 others June 4-10, 2022, please let us know. The post New Date Announced For 2022 Alsace Barge Trip With David Wilcox appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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My Top Three Tips For Choosing Your River Cruise

When I first started river cruising, I found it difficult to choose which river, which river cruise company and which ship. Hopefully, these tips will make it easier for you to navigate the wonderful world of river cruising. Ralph Grizzle Founder | River Cruise Advisor To understand the appeal of river cruising, you need only […] The post My Top Three Tips For Choosing Your River Cruise appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avalon Waterways Will Require Vaccine For Summer Travelers

Travelers ages 12 and older will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, completed at least 14-days prior to embarkation. ?This new protocol will take effect for international vacations departing July 15 through October 31, 2021. The company plans to revert back to its policy of proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 test or immunity for travel after October 31, 2021. ?? The post Avalon Waterways Will Require Vaccine For Summer Travelers appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Tauck Will Resume Operations In Europe & Africa

August will mark the resumption of Tauck’s European river cruises, with departures sailing on the Rhône and Seine in France and the Douro River in Portugal. Although no firm date has been set, Tauck plans to restart its cruises on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers – and the bulk of its remaining European land tours – in early fall as border openings permit. The post Tauck Will Resume Operations In Europe & Africa appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Lindblad Expeditions Will Return To Iceland In July

Lindblad Expeditions has announced it will be reactivating National Geographic Explorer for a series of voyages in Iceland this summer. Plans call for the 148-guest polar vessel to explore the mythical land of the midnight sun on two alternating itineraries, Wild Island Escape and The Circumnavigation of Iceland. The post Lindblad Expeditions Will Return To Iceland In July appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Silversea’s July Alaska & Iceland Sailings

Silversea Cruises has announced new summer voyages in Alaska and Iceland, starting in July 2021. With the passage of the U.S. Alaska Tourism Restoration Act, which enables cruises to Alaska without required stops in Canada, Silver Muse will resume round-trip sailings from Seattle starting July 29. Silver Shadow will circumnavigate Iceland with the launch of new all-Icelandic itineraries, returning to Northern Europe with three 10-day voyages from Reykjavik, beginning July 30. The post Silversea’s July Alaska & Iceland Sailings appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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AmaWaterways Will Resume Sailing In July

AmaWaterways today announced its plans to return to the rivers of Europe resuming sailings on board select ships beginning July 3, 2021 in Portugal. The post AmaWaterways Will Resume Sailing In July appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Crystal River Cruises To Resume August 29

Crystal River Cruises tells us that service in Europe will officially resume on August 29, 2021. The post Crystal River Cruises To Resume August 29 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Cruising Is Back: How To Insure You & Your Trip

While I now feel safe to travel to Europe (and other destinations again), two questions remain: How can I protect my travel investment from expenses I may incur should I cancel my trip? And what happens should I become ill – or test positive for Covid-19 – while abroad? The latter, as you probably know, requires quarantining for a number of days. The post Cruising Is Back: How To Insure You & Your Trip appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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River Cruising Is Back: Now, How To Insure You & Your Trip

Now that we soon will be able to river cruise in Europe again, the questions are: How can I protect my travel investment from expenses I may incur should I cancel my trip? And what happens should I become ill - or test positive for Covid-19 - while abroad? The post River Cruising Is Back: Now, How To Insure You & Your Trip appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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