AmaWaterways today announced the launch of a limited-time offer – up to $1,500 off per double occupancy stateroom – for those who book a Christmas Markets cruise itinerary by July 31, 2017. Agents can use the offer to entice those seeking affordability plus the chance to explore Europe’s Danube and Rhine rivers.
These themed cruises are available on four itineraries from late November through December 2017; the seven- to 14-night voyages are operated by multiple ships including AmaKristina, the line's newest vessel.
Savings are calculated "per stateroom," cruise only or cruise with airfare. For example, after the promotion is deducted, a double occupancy booking for Category E accommodations starts at $1,849 per person.
Alternatively, for solo travelers, the single supplement is waived in place of the discount. Pre- and post-cruise land programs to Prague on the Danube or Lucerne and Zurich on the Rhine are available at an added cost.
Magical Holiday Time
Guests wishing to embark on the December 23 Rhine sailing will enjoy an AmaWaterways’ holiday gift – two free nights in Amsterdam.
“The holidays are the most beautiful time of the year to visit Europe, with Christmas Markets, festive decorations, regional delicacies and memorable moments at every port of call,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-owner of AmaWaterways. “We are delighted to offer guests an incredible value on this year’s Christmas Markets cruises and look forward to welcoming both new and returning guests this holiday season."
AmaWaterways’ Christmas Markets sailings allow travelers to experience the holiday traditions of Old World Europe in a new light. On the Danube during wintertime, the vessels sail to Budapest and Vienna – where guests can explore up to six different markets. One of the most famous Christmas Markets is in Nuremberg.
Guests sailing the Rhine will visit the holiday markets in Basel, Amsterdam and Strasbourg, plus the quaint village markets of Riquewihr and Rüdesheim.
During these Christmas Markets sailings, AmaWaterways also offers holiday-themed shipboard activities including tree-trimming contests, gingerbread decorating, a Captain’s Christmas party, a traditional holiday dinner, carolers and more. Those onboard December 31 will enjoy a special New Year’s Eve gala, followed by a local firework displays.
For more information, visit www.amawaterways.com.