River Cruise Newsletter

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Dear Vacations To Go Customer,

American Cruise Lines offers over 50 itineraries in the U.S., with river voyages along the Mississippi, Columbia, Hudson and others, as well as coastal sailings in destinations like Alaska and New England. There are no more than 180 passengers aboard any sailing, and guests receive personalized service in a relaxed, casual setting.

Right now, our customers can save on American Cruise Lines' sailings with the following special offer:

Save up to $4,000 per couple on river cruises. Also, fly for free from select gateways on many departures. Book by April 28.

American Cruise Lines will introduce two new ships this year. The American Liberty and American Legend are catamaran-style vessels that will sail East Coast itineraries beginning in August and November, respectively. These 100-passenger ships are specifically designed to provide smooth sailing along lakes, bays and protected coastlines. In 2025, the line will debut the American Patriot and American Pioneer, two 125-passenger sister ships that will also sail East Coast itineraries. To see all of the company's ocean ships and search for sailings, click here.

Cruise fares include regionally inspired cuisine, wine and beer with lunch and dinner, a cocktail hour every evening, gratuities, Wi-Fi service and port charges and taxes. Musicians, historians and naturalists are on every cruise, and onboard entertainment ranges from informal lectures to live musical performances.

As a leader in expedition cruising with a heritage dating back to 1893, Hurtigruten Expeditions caters to travelers who are seeking opportunities for learning and personal growth. The company's nimble vessels and highly skilled crews offer nature-based experiences in amazing destinations around the world.

Right now, the company is offering our customers terrific discounts of up to 52% on its cruises. See dates and prices.

Discover the iconic Galapagos Islands aboard the line's intimate 90-passenger Santa Cruz II. The remarkable Ecuadorian archipelago is about 600 miles west of mainland South America and is home to a wide range of plant and animal species found nowhere else on Earth. See wildlife like blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises, land and marine iguanas, frigate birds, Darwin's finches, waved albatrosses and sea lions. Led by a team of expert guides, guests are able to go ashore for up-close looks at the animals via small panga boats. Plus, knowledgeable photographers are on hand to share helpful tips.

The upfront price includes all meals on board, Wi-Fi access, gratuities, guided shore excursions with naturalists, Galapagos National Park admission fees and the use of wetsuits, walking sticks and all other equipment needed for shore activities. Also included are unlimited house wine and beer, along with sodas, coffee, tea and welcome and farewell cocktails. To see all of these Galapagos sailings, click here.

Hurtigruten Expeditions also explores Antarctica, the Arctic, Iceland, Alaska and other destinations. On every voyage, an expedition team offers enriching experiences on and off the ship, giving presentations on local history, geology and biology and leading invigorating activities ashore.

Some of our river sailings are themed cruises, focusing on culinary traditions, Christmas markets, historical events and more. I've listed all of the options below -- click the links to see discounts and deals and search for itineraries.

Christmas markets
European history
Food and drink
Storyteller Series
Tulip time

In case you missed any of our recent river cruise newsletters, I've provided links below for the last 10 topics we've covered. Click any link to read more.

Limited-Time Deals -- Take a look at fantastic river cruise offers for Vacations To Go customers.

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours -- Browse this company's all-inclusive offerings.

Germany River Cruises -- Read about top sights along the Rhine, Danube, Mosel and other waterways.

Riviera River Cruises, U.S. Sailings and More -- Get a few ideas that may help you plan your next vacation.

Emerald Cruises -- Enjoy unique amenities and exceptional value.

Brand-New Itineraries -- Check out new river cruises debuting this year.

Avalon Waterways -- Take advantage of flexible excursion options to customize your experience.

10 Best-Selling River Itineraries -- See some of our most popular river cruises in Europe and the U.S.

Viking River Cruises -- Read about the world's largest river cruise operator.

Unique Ship Features -- Take a look at special ship amenities like onboard herb gardens and innovative designs for private balconies.

Here are this week's Top 10 River Cruises. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.

1) Romantic Danube, 8 days with Viking. Travels between Budapest and Regensburg. Save with special cruise rates, plus get free or reduced airfare. Starting at $1,999. Departures from May 10, 2024 through November 22, 2026.

2) Great Wines of Southern France, 6 days with CroisiEurope. Begins and ends in Bordeaux. Save up to 30%. Starting at $1,580. Departures from June 22, 2024 through October 17, 2025.

3) Europe's Rivers & Castles, 8 days with AmaWaterways. Travels between Nuremberg and Luxembourg. Save 50%. Starting at $1,900. Departures from July 31, 2024 through November 6, 2024.

4) Romantic Rhine, 8 days with Avalon Waterways. Travels between Amsterdam and Basel. Save 50%. Starting at $1,900. Departures from May 28, 2024 through July 27, 2024.

5) Burgundy & Provence, 8 days with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. Travels between Lyon and Marseille. Save up to 50%. Starting at $2,156. Departures from July 7, 2024 through November 2, 2025.

6) Eastern Danube River Cruise, 9 days with Gate 1 Travel. Travels between Giurgiu and Budapest. Save $800 per couple. Starting at $2,199. Departures from September 25, 2025 through October 30, 2025.

7) Rhine & Moselle, 8 days with Riviera River Cruises. Begins and ends in Cologne. Save $650 per couple. Starting at $2,599. Departures from June 21, 2024 through October 23, 2025.

8) Secrets of the Douro, 8 days with Emerald Cruises. Begins and ends in Porto. Save up to 68%. Starting at $2,820. Departures from June 1, 2024 through November 8, 2025.

9) Highlights of Normandy & the Seine, 8 days with Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours. Begins and ends in Paris. Save up to 70%. Starting at $3,089. Departures from June 1, 2024 through October 22, 2025.

10) Lower Mississippi River Cruise, 9 days with American Cruise Lines. Travels between Memphis and New Orleans. Fly for free, plus save up to $1,000 per couple off the cruise price. Starting at $3,720. Departures from May 24, 2024 through November 29, 2024.

Customers in the US and Canada can call us toll-free at 800-510-4002. For a list of our other toll-free numbers worldwide, click here.

Please e-mail me your comments, suggestions and questions at alanfox@rivercruise.com and I will respond the same day.


Alan Fox
Executive Chairman
Vacations To Go