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As the river cruising world gets more crowded, even long-established companies find that they need to up their game to compete. Vantage Deluxe World Travel -- a Boston-based tour company that celebrated its ...
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Frances888
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was an outstanding cruise. The ship was beautiful and well maintained. Embarkation/disembarkation went very smoothly. The cabin, dining and service were all above expectations. Best of all, the crew was very friendly and ... Read more
Frances888
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our first river cruise and it was fabulous! The ship was beautiful, immaculately clean and well maintained. Our room was spacious and very comfortable. Large windows and well equipped spacious bath. The staff outstanding - very ... Read more
kwbts124
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
40 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise and the entire Vantage team did such a good job, we are deciding our which itinerary will be our next. We normally travel independently, but occasionally choose an organized trip; river cruising was ... Read more
sohogreat777
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Forget about the marketing claims; this river cruise line cannot handle obstacles in an efficient manner. Had a very good pre-cruise to Prague & Bratislava but after getting on board, the Danube River water levels were low causing a ... Read more
Two from Virginia
Member Since 2006
1 review
11,676 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My first impression of the River Splendor was not favorable. Knowing it was one of the newest ships, it certainly did not look like a new ship to me. My fears and disappointment were quickly squelched upon embarking the ship. The ... Read more
dcf1q2w
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 2nd 4-week riverboat cruise across Europe on Vantage, 2011 and 2015. The 2015 ship, River Splendor, was very nice, wonderful suite cabins. We had the same Captain Roger on both trips, a wonderful captain. Vantage decreased ... Read more
The Scar
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
40 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
We sailed on River Splendor at the end of April and into early May. The cruise was Belgium and Netherlands. It was designed to give you a look at the tulips and flowers of Holland. They are beautiful. We had Room 325 in the center of ... Read more
Rorygirl4528
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We got back a few days ago from our Vantage river cruise. It was wonderful! We left from Amsterdam and sailed the waterways to Belgium and back. The River Splendor was a great boat. Very clean and great staff. My only real negative was the ... Read more
lynncarol
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
384 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our cabin was rated as a B2 level and we were quite pleased with our room: plenty of space and a french balcony. Food was probably the best we have had on a cruise ship (although I must admit our former experiences were on ocean ... Read more
millieber
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
We love to travel and have tried everything, independent, escorted, bus, ships (too many people) but nothing beats our last Vantage World small ship vacations. After over 40 years of traveling we took our first river cruise and this is the ... Read more
DKeen
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
There were many bright spots in this cruise, but too many visits to too many old buildings, churches, etc. We were a group of seniors, some of whom had no trouble navigating the streets and pathways, but some of the routes were more ... Read more
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mimisimon@yahoo.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2014
A friend and I took the Gateway to the Black Sea riverboat cruise with Vantage Deluxe World Travel. From the moment we arrived on board we were taken care of. Both of us are Senior Citizens who are widows. . They were outfitted beautifully ... Read more
Sunseeker1001
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
15 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
We have done 12 cruises; this was our 4th w/Vantage. We had previously taken the Amsterdam to Vienna river cruse so we booked the Black Sea to Budapest. We spent the first night in Bucharest then transferred to the ship, Some where between ... Read more
JPaterson
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Yes we experienced both good and sad ever lasting memories from our September-October 2014 twenty-seven day Black Sea to Bonn trip. The events that developed on this cruise have prompted us to share our exceptional experience with you. ... Read more
shamar76
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Having never been on a river cruise we had the best time of our lives. Took it off our bucket list and celebrated our 51st anniversary.Vantage was recommended by our good friend who has used them many times. The trip started in Amsterdam ... Read more
madamek
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
This was our first river cruise but definitely not the last. We were impressed with the helpful , friendly staff. The regional food was outstanding. Having everything included is a great feature. When sailing you always see something - ... Read more
sandraeliason
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Following our pre trip to Prague, we joined fellow travelers at the Intercontinental Hotel in Budapest since the Splendor could not reach us due to a lock problem. Vantage was able to adjust and provide an outstanding evening and all ... Read more
Pattivan
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
380 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second River Cruise with Vantage. Once again it was amazing! They do an excellent job with tours. We really had a special Cultural Connection at the home of the Marktheidenfeld famliy. The food was so good, entertainment ... Read more
ka3dro
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
The flight to Budapest was a pain as we had long layovers in the US and then Germany on our way to Budapest..... once there, we were forced to stay in a hotel as the river locks were damaged and the boat unable to meet us in Budapest.... ... Read more
snowhater12
Member Since 2012
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
This was a very enjoyable trip. I had no complaints with Vantage. Everything was smooth sailing. Flights and tours were perfect. Trip started in Cologne and went thru Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Vienna and Hungary. Dress was casual. ... Read more
aekjk
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
After a disappointing Hotel in Budapest the Cruise was all it was advertised to be. Our Cabin, Staff and River Boat were all very good. We were quite unhappy with the Dinner choices and quality. They seemed to be mediocre selections, small ... Read more
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