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AmaWaterways Unveils 2020 Brochure

AmaWaterways' 2020 preview brochure introduces new land extensions and itineraries on its ships – including AmaMagna – all of which are now open for reservations. The post AmaWaterways Unveils 2020 Brochure appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Scenic Offers Choices When It Comes To 2019 Savings

Scenic is offering passengers Wave Seasons savings in 2019. Guests can choose deals from free and reduced airfare, to free suite upgrades. The post Scenic Offers Choices When It Comes To 2019 Savings appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Kristin Karst, Part 2 – Water Levels

On a new episode of Avid Travel With Britton Frost, I am joined again by the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of AmaWaterways, Kristin Karst. This week, we are discussing water levels. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Kristin Karst, Part 2 – Water Levels appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Royal Princess Arrives In California In Less Than 100 Days

Royal Princess will arrive in California after completing a multi-million-dollar refurbishment. She will sail to Mexico, Alaska, and through California. The post Royal Princess Arrives In California In Less Than 100 Days appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Cunard Commemorates 75th D-Day Anniversary

Cunard is partnering again with The Greatest Generations Foundation to pay tribute to six heroes of World War II. The post Cunard Commemorates 75th D-Day Anniversary appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Antarctica Cruises: 14 Days & Longer, Our Per Diems Chart (Updated December 2018)

Seabourn Quest in Antarctica
What's the cost of cruising Antarctica for 14 days & longer? Our per-diems chart gives you rates based on what you actually pay for each day of your cruise. The post Antarctica Cruises: 14 Days & Longer, Our Per Diems Chart (Updated December 2018) appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Celebrity Edge Named By Godmother Malala Yousafzai

Celebrity Edge joined Celebrity's fleet after a ceremony where the ship’s godmother, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, was on board to “bless this ship and all those who sail upon her.” The post Celebrity Edge Named By Godmother Malala Yousafzai appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Celebrity Edge – Expectation Versus Reality

Before going on Celebrity Edge, I studied what I thought would be my favorite venues on the ship. After spending a few days aboard the ship, I discovered how five venues met - or surpassed - my expectations. The post Celebrity Edge – Expectation Versus Reality appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: Part Five, The Main Course, Antarctica

iceberg
After crossing the Drake Passage, we see the first signs of Antarctica and soon thereafter do what we all have been looking forward to doing: We step ashore to experience the majestic beauty of the White Continent. The post An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: Part Five, The Main Course, Antarctica appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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AmaWaterways News Roundup – Wine Cruises

Next year, AmaWaterways will host 64 Wine Cruises - the highest number to date - and introduce new itineraries including the seven-day Medieval Treasures sailing along the Rhine and Main rivers. The post AmaWaterways News Roundup – Wine Cruises appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Kristin Karst, Part One

On this week's episode of Avid Travel With Britton Frost, I was joined by a long time friend, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of AmaWaterways, Kristin Karst. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Kristin Karst, Part One appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Expedition Cruising: What Does Ponant Do Differently?

Philip Hurst
Distinguished shipboard lecturer Philip Hurst takes us through a brief history of cruising, landing on a cruise line most avid cruisers know little about, Ponant, based in France but reaching out to the world. The post Expedition Cruising: What Does Ponant Do Differently? appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Navigating Our Site: Part Two, Water Levels

Join me for the second installment of the Navigating Our Site series. This week we explore a topic that has been of interest to our readers - water levels. The post Navigating Our Site: Part Two, Water Levels appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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A Conversation With Kristin Karst, Coming Next Week

Next week my podcast will feature a special guest, Executive Vice President and co-founder of AmaWaterways, Kristin Karst. The post A Conversation With Kristin Karst, Coming Next Week appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Seabourn Offers Savings On Select 2019 Itineraries

Seabourn is hosting its 2019 Signature Savings Event, which will run through February 19, 2019. The post Seabourn Offers Savings On Select 2019 Itineraries appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Holland America Line Takes Delivery Of Nieuw Statendam

Holland America Line took delivery of Nieuw Statendam, officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet. The post Holland America Line Takes Delivery Of Nieuw Statendam appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Celebrity Edge, Part 2

Join me on my podcast as I talk about all things cruises. On my fifth episode, I discuss my time aboard Celebrity Edge and talk all things entertainment. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Celebrity Edge, Part 2 appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: Part Four, Intermezzo, The Drake Passage

Stanley, Falklands
The Drake has a nastier reputation than it deserves. Don't let the prospect of crossing it stop you. And if you're lucky, as I have been three of my six crossings, you experience Drake’s Lake instead of Drake’s Shake. Here's what our crossing of the Drake was like. The post An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: Part Four, Intermezzo, The Drake Passage appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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River Cruise 101: Crystal River Cruises

Crystal River Cruises aims to redefine river cruising. It is the ideal choice for those who want to explore the rivers of Europe while still getting a splash of ocean-liner-like amenities.
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Follow Me On Celebrity Edge

Follow me on the site as well as our social media to make sure that you get the first glimpse of the all-new Celebrity Edge. The post Follow Me On Celebrity Edge appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Silversea Details Arctic And Antarctic Sailings For 2019 And 2020

Silversea is going into its next decade of expeditions and takes this opportunity to highlight its 2019 and 2020 Arctic and Antartic Voyages. The post Silversea Details Arctic And Antarctic Sailings For 2019 And 2020 appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Live From Antarctica

Join me on my podcast as I talk about all things cruises. On my fourth episode, I am joined by Ralph Grizzle who is sailing through Antarctica. The post Avid Travel With Britton Frost: Live From Antarctica appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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American Cruise Lines Launches American Harmony Ahead Of Schedule

American Cruise Lines launched its second new modern riverboat American Harmony at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland.
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Sky’s The Limit? Check Out These Four River Cruise Companies

When it comes to the price of your river cruise, if the sky is the limit - meaning over $400 per person, per day - there are four cruise lines at which you should be looking. The post Sky’s The Limit? Check Out These Four River Cruise Companies appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Seabourn Adds New Alaska Pre-Cruise Package For 2019

Seabourn is announcing a new pre-cruise opportunity for guests to explore western Canada during the upcoming 2019 season in Alaska and British Columbia. The post Seabourn Adds New Alaska Pre-Cruise Package For 2019 appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: Part Three, The Appetizer, A Crossing To The Falklands

Sunrise Falklands
We continue our Antarctic voyage on Silver Cloud. This post will take us across the South Atlantic Ocean to the Falkland Islands, a segment of the voyage that I have designated as "the appetizer." The post An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: Part Three, The Appetizer, A Crossing To The Falklands appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Water Levels: The Passenger Experience

With water levels plaguing the European river cruise market, we turned to our readers to share their stories on the different ways cruise companies handled the unfortunate situation. The post Water Levels: The Passenger Experience appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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AmaWaterways Mid-November News Roundup

A company focused on wellness, AmaWaterways is rolling out its wellness program almost fleet-wide in 2019, also coming in 2019 is a new itinerary in France. The post AmaWaterways Mid-November News Roundup appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: South America & Points Further South, Part Two, The Aperitif

Champagne Silver Cloud
Our Antarctic voyage on Silversea begins in Santiago, followed by a flight the next day to Punta Arenas to board Silver Cloud. The post An Antarctic Voyage On Silversea: South America & Points Further South, Part Two, The Aperitif appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Crystal Serenity Completes Redesign After Four-Week Dry Dock

Emerging from an almost four-week dry dock in Germany, Crystal Serenity is ready to welcome travelers aboard after its most extensive refurbishment ever. The post Crystal Serenity Completes Redesign After Four-Week Dry Dock appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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