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Cobbie48
Member Since 2013
1 review
251 forum posts
We chose this cruise as our July 2015 Main cruise was cancelled due to low water. Avalon was kind enough to totally refund our money and give us each a $500 credit to be used by end of 2016. Not wanting to chance the Main again we ... Read more
Hiltrud
Member Since 2016
1 review
We selected this cruise for its rich itinerary. It provides a glimpse into life along the Rhine and Moselle Rivers today and its history back to Roman times. The accommodations and service were good. Food was excellent; but portions at ... Read more
Acomens
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
We took a previous Avalon cruise and enjoyed enough to book this one. The rooms were comfortable with plenty of storage space to unpack our suitcases. There was extra storage under the beds for luggage. The bathrooms were more than ... Read more
EVAKK
Member Since 2016
1 review
Chose this cruise for the itinerary, but it was the people who made it really special. Every single person on the crew, from the housekeeping staff to the sailors, wait staff to front desk people, not to mention the cruise director and ... Read more
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dstrait
Member Since 2016
1 review
Service was very good. Food quality and variety very good. Complimentary wine selections with dinner better then on other cruise lines. Many of the service personal an people at the front desk remembered your name after a couple of days. ... Read more
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stancel44.132
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
We wanted to try something different, travel on the Canal's and the price was very good. The Service was excellent, the food and entertainment was out standing. The crew was very observant, I had a knee problem and was lagging behind, that ... Read more
Judandnance
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
We signed up for this cruise as past passengers...Mekong River. We were so impressed that when the offers came in for early booking we accepted. In every respect this cruise exceeded our expectations. The entire crew was fully engaged ... Read more
Gene Mueller
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Our trip was a work promotion and it couldn't have been better. We'd never been on a such a vacation--ocean or river--before and couldn't be more pleased. The Visionary was terrific, the crew warm and accommodating. The dinner service left ... Read more
henderdk
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose Avalon as we had heard good things about their cruises. The Avalon Visionary is a great ship and we thought our cabin (206) was well appointed with plenty of storage space and seating. We enjoyed the daily entertainment which ... Read more
Sparks, NV
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
after much research, we felt that the room size was larger on the Avalon Visionary boat and more to our liking... which it was. The room was immaculately clean and kept clean and tidy every day. The crew was friendly and accommodating ... Read more
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Denise758
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Wanted to cruise the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. Switzerland, France, Germany, Czech Republic and Austria. Gorgeous. The ship was very nice. Water levels were high so we didn't board until second day. Our cabin was nice, food pretty ... Read more
ragged cover
Member Since 2008
1 review
15 helpful votes
Has Avalon lost the plot or are they about to sink into murky water? One would think so by our experience. Picked up at 4.30am in the morning, in Amsterdam by 10.25am we were taken to a hotel where a meeting room has been hired and told ... Read more
acwmom
Member Since 2006
1 review
757 forum posts
16 helpful votes
After two cruises on Uniworld, we decided to try Avalon. We liked their "panorama suite" design. Sadly, that was the only thing outstanding about our Avalon experience. Our "journey" started with "check-in" ... Read more
Txjpk
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I loved this cruise! Amsterdam to Budapest. The staff was exceptional. It comes from the top down. Each person was genuine, polite and professional. The ship is spotlessly clean. The food overall was delicious. I didn't care for most of ... Read more
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LJYYJ
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
The hotel in Prague pre-cruise was excellent. The Intercontinental hotel is definitely 5 stars. The bus transportation to Nuremburg was good, not great, the organization at the hotel for pickup could have been better. The ship itself ... Read more
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showlover
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
In August of 2014 my husband and I booked an Avalon River Cruise from Prague to Paris to take place August, 2015. Unfortunately, our first night in Prague we learned that there was a barge loaded with steel in the middle of the river and ... Read more
Glowworm70
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
As I was about to board the plane with my friend for Prague, I received an urgent call that our Central European Experience cruise was cancelled due to a cargo ship blocking the river. They didn't have an alternate plan as they had just ... Read more
david46
Member Since 2001
1 review
153 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise. We started our cruise in Amsterdam on May 2 2015. We went to the Movenpick Hotel city center on Saturday to check in and take an optional "Flower time in Tulip Land" The Keukenhof Flower ... Read more
Aggie74
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2014
This cruise was booked because mom wanted to do a Rhine River cruise. My late dad and mom took a Rhine River cruise years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. The price was great probably because the end of the tourist season was here. The ... Read more
Nicky'smom
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
We picked Avalon among the confusing assortment of river cruise lines because of the pictures of the staterooms and granite bathrooms and we weren't disappointed. We loved the all glass side with the bed, table and chairs facing out for ... Read more
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kfbishop
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
We did the Romantic Rhine Cruise, northbound (from Basel to Amsterdam), and there was nothing about this cruise we didn't love. Our Panarama Suite was roomy and well-appointed. We especially liked the sliding glass doors which made a ... Read more
tbarkers@sbcglobal.net
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 helpful votes
First, let me say that the crew of the Avalon Visionary were wonderful. They did everything in their power to make the trip a pleasure, but couldn't overcome the shortcomings of stateroom 202. The continuous sound of running, splashing, ... Read more
dantobey
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
352 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Been on about 50 total cruises but only 2 Riverboat sailings. The first riverboat was 2 1/2 years ago on Viking's Pride, a 10 night Tulip Time sailing Amsterdam to Amsterdam. It was really only a 7 night sailing as three nights we were ... Read more
PJames
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
169 forum posts
4 helpful votes
The Avalon Visionary is a lovely ship boat. Our 200-level portside cabin was excellent. The "French Balcony" is fantastic. Staff and crew are extremely friendly and accommodating. When there was too much sun at dinner, I started to pull ... Read more
swamp1sg
Member Since 2009
1 review
165 forum posts
My husband and I have been on 3 previous European River cruises: The Seine on Viking, The Rhine on Uniworld, and the Danube on AMA. The cruises on Uniworld and AMA were both Christmas market cruises as this one on the Visionary was.The ... Read more
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