South of France Cruise: 12 - nights

 

Set sail from Lyon on your 12 night South of France cruise on the majestic Scenic Emerald.

OperatorVesselPorts of CallSailing DatesSouth of France, 12 - nights
Scenic River Cruises   Scenic Emerald
 
Departs: Mon, Sep 25 2017
Arrives: Sat, Oct 7 2017
Cruise code: FRAC250917.1
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NZD $9246.60
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NZD $17800.20
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Cruise Itinerary

DayPorts of callArrivalDeparture
 
 
Total length of cruise: 12 - nights
 

TYPICAL ITINERARY

Day 1: Chalon-sur-Saône

 

Your friendly crew await to welcome you aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship for your journey through France’s iconic south. Arrival transfers included from Lyon airport, please book flights to arrive by 1pm, or Lyon or Chalon-sur-Saône Train Stations.

 

 

Day 2: Chalon-sur-Saône > Tournus

 

Freechoice: This morning explore Beaune, including a visit to Les Hospices de Beaune. Alternatively, visit the estate of Château de Savigny-les-Beaune to see the impressive collection of motorcycles, race cars, and fighter planes.

 

 

Day 3: Tournus > Mâcon

 

Freechoice: Experience the magnificent Château de Cormatin, boasting beautiful gardens and water features. Alternatively, join the intelligent hounds and their owners in nearby quaint villages to locate and sample French truffles – a gastronomic delicacy. Enjoy leisurely cruising to Mâcon this afternoon, or opt for a class in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire on board. Alternatively, cycle from Tournus to Mâcon and meet the ship there.

 

 

Day 4: Mâcon

 

You’re sure to love Mâcon. Be fascinated by its history and delighted by the surrounding picturesque farming region acclaimed for its five wine appellations and gastronomy.

Freechoice: Retrace the traditional life of the region on your visit to the Bresse Museum, or enjoy wine tasting in the celebrated Beaujolais region. Alternatively, visit Cluny, a village in Burgundy that was constructed around the great Benedictine Abbey, once the world’s largest basilica.

 

 

Day 5: Lyon

 

Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France.

Freechoice: Discover Lyon’s historic significance by traversing its hidden traboules – secret passageways that date back to the 4th century, and visit Notre Dame Basilica, offering a fabulous vantage point for views across Lyon. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths of yesteryear in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. Or, if you wish, visit the exclusive culinary school of Paul Bocuse and perfect the art of French cuisine before sampling some of the delicious fare.

Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo are perfect for a leisurely bike ride this afternoon.

Enrich
Experience the French extravaganza that is the can-can amidst other performances when you are treated to the exclusive gala spectacular, Scenic Rouge, under the big-top onshore this evening in Lyon.

 

 

Day 6: Tournon

 

Cruising from Lyon you’ll have the opportunity to soak in the picturesque riverside panoramas as you glide effortlessly toward Tournon. You may choose to visit Scenic Culinaire whilst cruising and pick up a trick or two to add to your culinary prowess. On arrival in Tournon enjoy a fun lecture on the French paradox and etiquette.

Sundowners
Overlooking the Rhône, Tournon Castle is a must-see for visitors, both for its historic interest and its breathtaking outlook. Enjoy an afternoon aperitif on the terrace of the castle accompanied by local musicians. You’ll find it a great soundtrack to a truly awe-inspiring backdrop.

 

 

Day 7: Tournon > Viviers

 

Freechoice: Enjoy a unique wine tasting in the wine cave of Tournon Castle, or join a guided walk of Tain l’Hermitage including a tasting at Valrhona Chocolates. You could also enjoy a group bike ride along the Rhône to neighbouring villages, or hike the famed Saint-Joseph vineyard for a tasting of the delicious varietals amidst the vines.

Scenic cruising to Viviers this afternoon.

 

 

Day 8: Viviers > Châteauneuf-du-Pape

 

Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers including an organ recital in the town’s cathedral.

Freechoice: Explore the Ardèche National Park and immerse yourself in the Caverne du Pont-d’Arc Museum, or visit the aromatic Lavender Museum. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can canoe through one of Europe’s largest natural canyons, or drop into the beautiful provincial town of Grignan.

 

 

Day 9: Châteauneuf-du-Pape > Avignon

 

Freechoice: Join an exclusive cooking class in Scenic Culinaire on board, or sample the celebrated wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a charming Côtes du Rhône vineyard.

Enjoy picturesque cruising to Avignon this afternoon. Then take a walking tour that includes a visit to the city’s architectural jewel, the Pope’s Palace.

 

 

Day 10: Avignon

 

Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at a local food market and cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire with your fresh ingredients. Alternatively, drop in to the villages of the Luberon region including Gordes and l’Isle-sur-la-Sourge, or take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard.

Explore Avignon at leisure this afternoon.

Enrich
Be treated to a truly unforgettable experience at the prestigious Pope’s Palace of Avignon, among the most visited sites in France. After the doors close to the general public, you’ll be ushered in for an exclusive gala dinner and classical concert in the grandiose Grand Tinel room.

 

 

Day 11: La Camargue

 

Choices today include the spectacular La Camargue National Park.

Freechoice: Enhance your French cooking skills by joining a lesson in Scenic Culinaire. Or take in the wild beauty of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and visit the 60 hectare Parc Ornithologique whilst there. You can also choose to visit the fortified Mediterranean village of Aigues-Mortes.

This afternoon, relax on the Sun Deck while cruising roundtrip from Tarascon towards the Mediterranean Sea. Tonight, a Camargue gypsy band performs live for your listening pleasure on board.

 

 

Day 12: Tarascon

 

The riverside town of Tarascon exudes a charming medieval character.

Freechoice: Explore the artistic heritage of Arles, and see the striking Arles Arena, or stop in at the pretty hilltop village of Les Baux before touring a charming family-run olive farm to sample their delicious products in a delightful setting. Alternatively, pay a visit to Saint-Rémy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery where Van Gogh was held for a year.

 

 

Day 13: Tarascon > Nice Airport

 

All good things end eventually and after enjoying a great breakfast, disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and transfer to Nice Airport. Please book flights to depart after 1pm.

 

 

OVERVIEW

Set sail from Lyon on your 12 night South of France cruise on the majestic Scenic Emerald.

INCLUSIONS

  • 100% one-bedroom balcony suites
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Private butler for all guests
  • Choice of four dining options, from casual fare in River Café to fine dining in Crystal Dining
  • Complimentary on board guest laundry
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Return airport transfers

 

NEED FLIGHTS?

If you need flights to get to this cruise, talk to us. We have teamed up with JetAbroad to offer you a huge range of flights at the lowest prices. You can search flights by calling us today on our contact number above.

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Vessel: Scenic Emerald Length: 442ft
Year: 2008 All Main Meals Included
All Sightseeing and On Board Activities Included All Tipping And Gratuities Included
Butler Service For All Guests 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 Emerald 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 Emerald.

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

  • 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 Emerald

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Scenic Emerald 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 Emerald Photos

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

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Payments towards your cruise holiday made by credit cards are subject to a transaction fee of 1.5% for Visa and Mastercard payments. We also accept AMEX which incur a 3.2% credit card fee. Debit cards are processed like a credit card therefore credit card fees will apply per transaction. Payments made by bank deposit do not incur any transaction fees nor do payments made using the BPAY payment system. Please be aware payments made via bank deposit or BPAY within 24 hours of your booking expiring will require a legitimate receipt/screen shot of payment emailed through.

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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