Jewels of Europe River Cruise: 14 - nights

 

This 14-night Jewels of Europe River Cruise starts from Amsterdam to Budapest.

OperatorVesselPorts of CallSailing DatesJewels of Europe River, 14 - nights
Scenic River Cruises   Scenic Ruby
 
Departs: Mon, Oct 16 2017
Arrives: Mon, Oct 30 2017
Cruise code: STC161017.1
Twin Cabin from Single Cabin from
NZD $8850.60
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NZD $16958.70
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Cruise Itinerary

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Total length of cruise: 14 - nights
 

TYPICAL ITINERARY

Day 1: Welcome to Amsterdam

Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

 

Day 2: Amsterdam

Explore wonderful Amsterdam – with its wealth of canals, museums and bicycles.

Freechoice: Experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans, with its windmills and open-air conservation area.

Alternatively, you can make the most of your free time by walking or cycling the city, and letting your Tailormade GPS device open your eyes to its many key attractions. And in the evening, please join your Scenic Space-Ship Captain for the official welcome dinner.

 

Day 3: Cologne > Marksburg

Freechoice: Explore the Neanderthal Museum or take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively enjoy a cooking demonstration on board your Scenic Space-Ship. Whatever you choose it’s a great day to see and discover.

Enrich
Delight in the medieval ambience of Marksburg Castle, which has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. You’ll get the opportunity to partake in a magnificent medieval feast, with an abundance of fine fare and quantities of free flowing local red wine. You can also look forward to being entertained in the grand tradition of Europe’s great royal houses, with minstrels and colourful court jesters, there for your exclusive pleasure.

 

Day 4: Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim

Enjoy the unrivalled views and fresh air of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge. Then alight in Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum before enjoying a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument, for a spectacular view of the river.

 

Day 5: Freudenberg >Tastes of �Oktoberfest�

Enrich
In Freudenberg you’ll get the chance to celebrate the Scenic version of ‘Oktoberfest’, Germany’s famously fun festival. Look forward to joyous oom-pah-pah music, bright festive blue flags, and an abundance of fine beer. It’s also a great opportunity to meet the locals, see some regional arts and crafts, and indulge in a Bavarian lunch with large servings of good humour and revelry.

 

Day 6: Würzburg

Freechoice: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine, or explore the famous Romantic Road – such an important trade route during the Middle Ages.

Then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem that overlooks the Tauber River.

 

Day 7: Bamberg

Immerse yourself in the Old Town of Bamberg, a World Heritage-listed Site alive with history. With your knowledgeable local guide, walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did. During your leisure time you might like to savour the traditional smoked beer of the region.

 

Day 8: Nuremberg

Welcome to this fascinating and ancient Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.

Freechoice: Visit moving WWII sites or choose something a little lighter – the Tastes of Nuremberg – a tour of culinary delights that will let you indulge your passion for local bratwurst, beer and gingerbread. Alternatively learn new techniques at a cooking class. We won’t tell anyone if you loosen your belt a little.

 

Day 9: Regensburg

From its medieval town, the bordering Bavarian Forest and the confluence of three rivers, Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences.

Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg or hop on board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey, and sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world.

You could also take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla monument with your Tailormade GPS device.

 

Day 10: Passau > Salzburg

Enrich
Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. Based on the timeless movie of the same name, this exclusive production is performed in the rolling hills of Salzburg and will wow you with its stage sets. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics.

 

Day 11: Melk > Dürnstein

Freechoice: Experience Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey on a guided tour. Alternatively, for the more active embark on an enjoyable guided bike ride along the river from Melk to one of the most enchanting villages in the region, Dürnstein – at your own pace, of course.

Sundowners
As the day ends, you’ll get to enjoy a fine view at the breathtakingly beautiful Wachau Valley. You’ll be in very fine company, and will experience a wonderful day. Of course, we can’t take all the credit for this one. It’s nature who’ll provide the view, we’re just bringing the drinks.

 

Day 12: Vienna

Acquaint yourself with this opulent city by taking a fascinating guided tour of its most famous sights, including the Ringstrasse.

Enrich
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private Viennese evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. Even in elegant Vienna, Palais Liechtenstein is one of the grandest of all venues, and you’ll have ample opportunity to explore it.

 

Day 13: Vienna

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace, and witness the sheer opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School for either a tour of the stables or to see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. Or why not taste your way around the local market on our Shop with a Chef tour with your on board chef.

 

Day 14: Budapest

We find ourselves in Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and prettiest cities.

Freechoice: Make the most of a guided tour of this city including a piano concert, or relax and unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa. Or you can choose to experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.

 

Day 15: Budapest

Depart after breakfast, Budapest is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

 

OVERVIEW

This 14-night Jewels of Europe River Cruise starts from Amsterdam to Budapest.

INCLUSIONS

  • Complimentary beverages^ all day, everyday
  • Private butler service
  • All on shore excursions and activities
  • Scenic Riverview – interactive on board commentary
  • All meals included
  • In room dining
  • On board entertainment
  • Wellness Centre
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Electronically assisted Bicycles
  • Nordic walking sticks
  • Experienced Cruise Director
  • Airport transfers
  • ALL TIPPING and GRATUITIES

^ conditions apply

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Vessel: Scenic Ruby Length: 442ft
Year: 2009 All Main Meals Included
All Sightseeing and On Board Activities Included All Tipping And Gratuities Included
Exclusive Butler Service - Royal, Junior, Balcony Suites & Danube Deck Expert Cruise Director
History Team On Board Elevator
On Board Entertainment On Board Infotainment System
Scenic Sluber Beds - Staterooms and Suites  
 

OTHER INFORMATION

The ms Scenic Ruby is part of a fleet that is widely acknowledged as the finest on Europe's waterways and boasts all the facilities you would expect from a five star hotel. Not only is this vessel amongst the most spacious but it features two full decks of private balcony suites which are 24% larger than comparable river cruising vessels but guests accommodated in our Royal and Junior suits and on the Danube Deck are treated to the services of a private butler. In the evenings, there's a choice of two superb restaurants to dine in, Portobello's and Crystal Dining Room. All of these features are exclusive to Scenic Tours and your river cruising vessel, the ms Scenic Ruby.

ABOUT Scenic River Cruises

Scenic Tours own and operate four luxurious cruise ships that are nothing short of a sensation, delivering the ultimate river cruising experience to their guests. With larger than average cabins and 80% of the rooms with private balconies, you can watch Europe glide by from the privacy of your own room. Every aspect of these magnificent vessels, from the elegant interiors to the the faultless service, will surpass all your expectations.
Their dedicated team will ensure that each cruise and tour is managed down to the very last detail. On board you'll be welcomed by the Cruise Director and highly experienced crew. Every one of their staff is devoted to their role and will do their utmost to ensure you have a magnificent holiday.

Introducing, The Scenic Circle Fleet

Scenic's "Space-Ships" live up to their name wherever you go on board and boasts all the facilities you would expect from a five star hotel. Add to this their handpicked crew and uncompromising service values, and they believe that they have set the standards to which others can only aspire.

Fleet Of Uniquely Designed River Cruise Ships
Scenic Cruises "Space-Ships" were built using cutting-edge technology and designed by Europe's leading naval architects. All the ships in our fleet are 135 metres long compared to standard European river cruising vessels at 110 metres. That's 22% more space. The exclusive Private Balcony Suites have been designed without compromise and are 24% larger than comparable cabins. The Panorama Lounge and Bar with it's floor to ceiling windows is 31 metres long and not only provides spectacular views but is 20% larger than standard river cruisers. The 5 metre long Observation Lounge is an open-air teak deck at the bow of the ship. It's just one of three outdoor viewing areas on board and has become a favourite place to watch the waterways of Europe glide by. The main restaurant, Crystal Dining , is 30% larger per guest than average so there's no need for two meal sittings as all of their guests can be seated in the restaurant at the same time. The unique ship design also allows Scenic Tours the opportunity to be the only river cruising company offering two restaurants, with our exlusive Portobello's Italian Restaurant.

See Europe From a Different Perspective
Your ship will sail through the very heart of Europe's towns and cities and will dock right where you want to be, at the centre of everything. From here expert, local guides will escort you on fascinating walking tours. In larger cities, such as Vienna, you'll step aboard a coach for a fully guided city tour. When the ship is docked you're free to make use of complimentary bicycles on board to go exploring in the town or along the riverbanks. The all-inclusive policy means you will receive outstanding value for money because we include all sightseeing, meals and many highlight events. You won't be asked to pay for optional tours along the way. Many people are uncomfortable at the prospect of tipping while abroad, so they won't ask you to as all tips and gratuities are included.

Balcony Suite

  • Regardless of choice, you’ll enjoy unmatched comfort and stylish appointments, with unrivalled amenities and butler services for all guests. Your suite or stateroom includes a flat screen TV and Mac mini infotainment system plus complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. In your lavish ensuite bathroom you’ll find a selection of exquisite L’Occitane products, plush bathrobes and slippers. The superior queen-size ‘Scenic Slumber Beds’ with crisp Egyptian cotton linen are a dream, and individual climate control provides absolute comfort. There is a personal safe for your valuables, Australian and International power points for your convenience and, a nightly turndown service for that final touch.
  • Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ with their exclusive full size private balcony suites already offer the ultimate luxury in European river cruising, and now you are able to relax and watch the beautiful landscapes along the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers pass by at any time of
    day, no matter the season. Most other cruise operators have different types of ships within their fleet, now when you travel with Scenic Tours you can rest assured that regardless of itinerary or time of year you choose to travel on these waterways you will enjoy the ultimate river cruise experience.
  • 19 s.q. metres / 205 s.q. feet.
 

Junior Balcony Suite

  • Seasonal fruit
  • Pre-dinner canapés
  • Petit fours
  • Regardless of choice, you’ll enjoy unmatched comfort and stylish appointments, with unrivalled amenities and butler services for all guests. Your suite or stateroom includes a flat screen TV and Mac mini infotainment system plus complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. In your lavish ensuite bathroom you’ll find a selection of exquisite L’Occitane products, plush bathrobes and slippers. The superior queen-size ‘Scenic Slumber Beds’ with crisp Egyptian cotton linen are a dream, and individual climate control provides absolute comfort. There is a personal safe for your valuables, Australian and International power points for your convenience and, a nightly turndown service for that final touch.
  • Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ with their exclusive full size private balcony suites already offer the ultimate luxury in European river cruising, and now you are able to relax and watch the beautiful landscapes along the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers pass by at any time of
    day, no matter the season. Most other cruise operators have different types of ships within their fleet, now when you travel with Scenic Tours you can rest assured that regardless of itinerary or time of year you choose to travel on these waterways you will enjoy the ultimate river cruise experience.
  • 23 s.q. metres / 250 s.q. feet.
 

Royal Balcony Suite

  • Breakfast delivered to their suite
  • Complimentary laundry service (two articles per day).
  • Seasonal fruit
  • Pre-dinner canapés
  • Petit fours
  • $150 per person on board Wellness Area voucher
  • Complimentary bottle of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin champagne on arrival & in mini-bar
  • All top shelf beverages included in mini-bar
  • Your choice of daily newspaper
  • Unlimited laundry services
  • Private transfers
  • Regardless of choice, you’ll enjoy unmatched comfort and stylish appointments, with unrivalled amenities and butler services for all guests. Your suite or stateroom includes a flat screen TV and Mac mini infotainment system plus complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. In your lavish ensuite bathroom you’ll find a selection of exquisite L’Occitane products, plush bathrobes and slippers. The superior queen-size ‘Scenic Slumber Beds’ with crisp Egyptian cotton linen are a dream, and individual climate control provides absolute comfort. There is a personal safe for your valuables, Australian and International power points for your convenience and, a nightly turndown service for that final touch.
  • Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ with their exclusive full size private balcony suites already offer the ultimate luxury in European river cruising, and now you are able to relax and watch the beautiful landscapes along the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers pass by at any time of
    day, no matter the season. Most other cruise operators have different types of ships within their fleet, now when you travel with Scenic Tours you can rest assured that regardless of itinerary or time of year you choose to travel on these waterways you will enjoy the ultimate river cruise experience.
  • 29 s.q. metres / 315 s.q. feet.
 

Royal Panorama Suite

  • Regardless of choice, you’ll enjoy unmatched comfort and stylish appointments, with unrivalled amenities and butler services for all guests. Your suite or stateroom includes a flat screen TV and Mac mini infotainment system plus complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. In your lavish ensuite bathroom you’ll find a selection of exquisite L’Occitane products, plush bathrobes and slippers. The superior queen-size ‘Scenic Slumber Beds’ with crisp Egyptian cotton linen are a dream, and individual climate control provides absolute comfort. There is a personal safe for your valuables, Australian and International power points for your convenience and, a nightly turndown service for that final touch.
  • Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ with their exclusive full size private balcony suites already offer the ultimate luxury in European river cruising, and now you are able to relax and watch the beautiful landscapes along the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers pass by at any time of
    day, no matter the season. Most other cruise operators have different types of ships within their fleet, now when you travel with Scenic Tours you can rest assured that regardless of itinerary or time of year you choose to travel on these waterways you will enjoy the ultimate river cruise experience.
  • 30 s.q. metres / 325 s.q. feet.
 

Single Balcony Suite

  • Regardless of choice, you’ll enjoy unmatched comfort and stylish appointments, with unrivalled amenities and butler services for all guests. Your suite or stateroom includes a flat screen TV and Mac mini infotainment system plus complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. In your lavish ensuite bathroom you’ll find a selection of exquisite L’Occitane products, plush bathrobes and slippers. The superior queen-size ‘Scenic Slumber Beds’ with crisp Egyptian cotton linen are a dream, and individual climate control provides absolute comfort. There is a personal safe for your valuables, Australian and International power points for your convenience and, a nightly turndown service for that final touch.
  • Scenic ‘Space-Ships’ with their exclusive full size private balcony suites already offer the ultimate luxury in European river cruising, and now you are able to relax and watch the beautiful landscapes along the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers pass by at any time of
    day, no matter the season. Most other cruise operators have different types of ships within their fleet, now when you travel with Scenic Tours you can rest assured that regardless of itinerary or time of year you choose to travel on these waterways you will enjoy the ultimate river cruise experience.
 

Standard Ocean View Stateroom

  • Regardless of choice, you’ll enjoy unmatched comfort and stylish appointments, with unrivalled amenities and butler services for all guests. Your stateroom includes a flat screen TV and Mac mini infotainment system plus complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. In your lavish ensuite bathroom you’ll find a selection of exquisite L’Occitane products, plush bathrobes and slippers. The superior queen-size ‘Scenic Slumber Beds’ with crisp Egyptian cotton linen are a dream, and individual climate control provides absolute comfort. There is a personal safe for your valuables, Australian and International power points for your convenience and, a nightly turndown service for that final touch.
  • 15 s.q. metres / 160 s.q. feet.

 

 

Scenic Ruby

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Scenic Ruby Moselle Deck layout
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Scenic Ruby Moselle Deck overview
 
Cabin Description

Standard Ocean View Stateroom

  • Regardless of choice, you’ll enjoy unmatched comfort and stylish appointments, with unrivalled amenities and butler services for all guests. Your stateroom includes a flat screen TV and Mac mini infotainment system plus complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. In your lavish ensuite bathroom you’ll find a selection of exquisite L’Occitane products, plush bathrobes and slippers. The superior queen-size ‘Scenic Slumber Beds’ with crisp Egyptian cotton linen are a dream, and individual climate control provides absolute comfort. There is a personal safe for your valuables, Australian and International power points for your convenience and, a nightly turndown service for that final touch.
  • 15 s.q. metres / 160 s.q. feet.

 

Standard Ocean View Stateroom 
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Portobello's Italian Restaurant
  • All guests have the opportunity to dine at the second restaurant, Portobello’s. This fine dining Italian restaurant is an intimate affair for just 30 guests. Authentic cuisine, premium wines and outstanding views from the very front of the ship make this a superb experience. Scenic Tours is the only European river cruising company to give you a choice of onboard dining and because it’s all included you won’t be asked to pay a supplement to dine at Portobello’s.

Located on Danube Deck deck
Portobello's Italian Restaruant
 
Sample Menus

Lunch Menu

Starters from the Buffet

  • Tofu Bean Salad with Tuna and Tzatziki Dip
  • Sea Food Salad with Thai Soya Dressing
  • Sandwich Station - Create your own Sandwich

Salads from the Buffet

  • Assorted Lettuce, Iceberg and Arugula, Bell Peppers, Sliced Cucumbers, Pasta Salad, Corn Salad
  • Green Bean Salad with Onions and Bacon Bits, Cheese Salad

Soups from the Buffet

  • Clear Ox Tail Soup with Pasta and Vegetable
  • Cream of Black Salsify with Garlic Croutons

Daily Fresh Pasta from the Buffet

  • Spaghetti Pasta Carbonara

Main Courses served from the Kitchen

  • Fillet of Pike Perch with Carrot, Parsley Potato and White Wine Sauce or
  • Stuffed Leaf Lettuce with Coconut Rice and Ginger Soya Sauce

Desserts from the Buffet

  • Apricot Cake
  • Cream Caramel
  • Forest Berries with Orange Sherbet
  • Selection of International Cheese with Water Cracker

Coffee or Tea

Dinner Menu

Starters

  • Trilogy of Salmon with Lettuce in a Parmesan Basket and Basil Dressing or
  • Bow Ties Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Mozzarella Cheese Sauce

Soups

  • Mushroom Cappuccino or
  • Double Beef Consommé with Truffle Dumplings

Salad

  • Assorted Lettuce with Cheese Julienne and Yoghurt Dressing

Main Courses*

  • Grilled Garlic Prawns with Sun Dried Tomato Risotto and Parsley Champagne Sauce or
  • Pink Roasted Veal Loin “Forestiere” with Romanesco and Rosemary Potatoes or
  • Thai Flavoured Vegetable Tempura with Fried Rice

Desserts

  • Warm Chocolate Hazelnut Gateau with Chocolate Sauce or
  • Banana Ice Cream with Peaches and Chocolate Sauce or
  • Fresh Fruit Salad or
  • Selection of International Cheese with Water Crackers

Coffee or Tea

Welcome Dinner Menu

Starters

  • Baby Shrimp and Ocean Crab Salad with Lemon Grapefruit Vinaigrette or
  • Assorted Garden Greens with Marinated Palm Hearts and Herbs Vinaigrette

Soups

  • Cream of Curry with Green Mussels or
  • Beef Consommé with Pasta and Chives

Warm Starters

  • Truffled Goat Cheese Gnocchi with Butter

Main Courses*

  • Grilled Fillet of Barramundi with Green Asparagus, Herb Risotto and White Wine Mushroom Sauce or
  • Oven Roasted Prime Rib with Potato Gratin, Cauliflower and Red Wine Sauce or
  • Vegetable Risotto with fried Eggplant and Olive Tapenade

Desserts

  • Chocolate Trilogy or
  • Coffee Ice Cream with Pineapple Caramel Sauce and Whipped Cream or
  • Fresh Fruit Salad or
  • Selection of International Cheese with Water Crackers

Coffee or Tea
*Always available on request: Salmon Steak, Chicken Breast or Beef Steak with Herb Butter, Hamburger or Cheeseburger


Located on Rhine Deck deck
 
The Crystal Dining Room
  • The Crystal Dining Restaurant delivers a wonderful European ambience to reflect the magic of your cruise. Spacious and light with floor to ceiling glass windows it guarantees a front row seat to the passing countryside. The Crystal Dining Restaurant caters for all guests to dine at a single sitting without allocated tables and flexible seating allows you to sit with friends or share a more intimate 
    meal. A generous selection of complimentary beverages that include premium regional wines handpicked by our sommelier as well as beer, spirits, soft drinks and bottled mineral water are available to accompany every meal.
  • Early risers who prefer a light breakfast will find a selection of fruit and freshly baked pastries with teas or coffee from the River Café. Alternatively, our extensive breakfast buffet and hot favourites made to order can be served in the Crystal Dining Restaurant or by your butler in your suite. For something extra special, make it a celebratory champagne breakfast with a glass of Moët & Chandon 
    champagne. Lunchtime promises another delicious meal from our buffet or á la carte specials, or for something lighter an extensive range of sandwiches, wraps and fish and chips are available from the River Café.
  • Every evening you will be welcomed by a superb gourmet dinner prepared by our award-winning chefs. Dinner in the Crystal Dining Restaurant offers an exquisite four-course affair showcasing the cuisine of the regions you are visiting. Our menus change daily and reflect different European culinary traditions including Italian, Hungarian, Spanish and German. You will be treated to exotic seasonal fruit buffets and special menus including our farewell dinner of lobster tail.
  • For guests staying on the Danube Deck you will also have the chance to enjoy a six course degustation menu at the exclusive Table la Rive, paired with exceptional regional wines.

Located on Rhine Deck deck
Crystal Dining
 
Unlimited Beverages
  • Enjoy a drink for every occasion with complimentary beverages on board at any time of the day, from fine regional wines and boutique beers to pure bottled water and espresso coffee. Plus your in-suite mini-bar is replenished daily, which means you will enjoy complimentary drinks whenever and wherever you fancy; with meals, at the bar or from the privacy of your balcony. 

Located on Danube Deck deck
Unlimited Beverages
 

Bars and Lounges

Evenings To Remeber
  • Scenic Tours invite you to retire to the Lounge after dinner for music and dancing. On many evenings they will bring the best of the local culture to you when guest musicians and entertainers come aboard. Depending on where the ship is docked you may see a rollicking gypsy troupe, a classical musical recital or a group of traditional Bavarian performers.

Located on Danube Deck
Lounge & Bar Sun Deck Wheelhouse
 

Scenic Ruby Photos

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Scenic Ruby
Scenic Ruby
Balcony Suite
Standard Ocean View Stateroom
Single Balcony Suite
Royal Panorama Suite
Royal Balcony Suite
Junior Balcony Suite
Lounge & Bar
Portobello's Italian Restaruant
Sun Deck
Unlimited Beverages
Wheelhouse
 

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Onboard Credits

On selected departures we will offer you onboard credits & these may not be combinable with all cabin categories and promotions. We will send you through a confirmation which will confirm if the onboard credit is available against your booking. Making changes to your reservation could result in any onboard credits being removed. Once you have embarked the ship, the onboard credit will be applied to your onboard account to use towards any onboard purchases. Any unused portion of the Onboard Credit will expire at midnight on the last night of your cruise and is not redeemable for cash at any time.

'Guarantee' (GTY) Bookings

From time to time, we may offer you the option of making what we call a 'Guarantee (GTY) booking. This means you may book a stateroom of a guaranteed category type (Inside, Outside, Balcony) on your chosen ship and cruise. However, the exact grade, number and location of the stateroom on the ship will be allocated at the cruise lines discretion and at any time until checking in at the Port. Once your GTY stateroom has been allocated to you, we are unable to accept any changes requested by you. The benefits of a GTY stateroom are that after your booking has been confirmed, the cruise line may (at their discretion) upgrade your stateroom to a higher classed category to that originally booked at no extra charge to you. In any event, you are 'guaranteed' the minimum category you decide to book at the time of the cruise including obstructed view cabins.
If travelling with Family and Friends where you require cabins to be near one another we strongly recommend for you not to book on a Guarantee.
We cannot guarantee your cabins will be assigned near one another, on the same deck, same side or forward/aft on the ship nor accept any requests.

Complimentary Upgrades

Depending on any last minute availability the cruise lines will automatically upgrade cabins to higher categories. The upgrades can place you towards the front of the ship, midships or at the back of the ship and not necessarily on a higher deck level (i.e.: Insides Deck 10 may be upgraded to Ocean view Deck 5). As the cruise lines cannot upgrade every booking, you should book a category in which you are happy to sail. Once the upgrade has been assigned, should you dislike the cabin location we are unable to accept any changes or requests and cannot be reversed.
If travelling with family and friends where you require cabins to be near one another we strongly recommend for you to decline the upgrades. The cruise line do not guarantee all of the cabins will be upgraded, or that they will be upgraded near one another.

Future Cruise Credits

While we are happy to apply your Future Cruise Credits from the cruiselines to your booking with us, this may affect your online discounted pricing. We will still do our best to provide competitive pricing based on the discount we can offer on the new cruise fare once the future cruise credits have been applied to your booking. Please note if Future Cruise Credits are applied after your deposit has been paid may affect your final balance.

Passport & Visa Requirements.

For all international cruises all passengers will require to be in possession of a valid passport. The passport must have 6 months validity from the cruise return date.
Visa's may also be required and at the sole responsibility of the passenger. Please check with the relevant embassies or a Visa Services company for assistance.
Cruise Republic will not take any responsibility for passport or visa requirements.

Please visit the following websites for assistance -

Australia:

  • Passports: https://www.passports.gov.au
  • Visas: Visa Link http://au.visacentral.com/?login=300041

New Zealand:

  • Passports: http://www.passports.govt.nz
  • Visas: Visa Direct www.visadirect.co.nz

Privacy

Privacy of your information is an absolute priority to us. When you book we request whether you are interested in receiving further offers from us. If you decline, we will not email you with such offers. We also always give you the opportunity to unsubscribe and opt out of receiving these emails. We treat your details as confidential and we NEVER disclose your information to third parties other than the supplier who is fulfilling your cruise holiday.

All amendments and any cancellations must be approved through the first person named on the booking. In the case of any in-cabin disputes our contract is with the first person named on the booking and we will only follow instructions given by them.

Cancellations

Once a deposit is made towards your cruise holiday it is deemed that you have accepted our terms and conditions, so are subject to any cancellation fees. Bookings cancelled after the deposit is paid, will incur a cancellation fee of $200 per cabin plus any additional cancellation fees set out by the cruise line. There are no cool down periods. Please see the Cruise Company's terms and conditions for cancellation and amendment policy.

Due to the issuing of refunds via Cheque by the cruiselines, refunds can take 4-6 weeks to reach us should you be entitled to any refund.

 

 

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