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vectorfunction15
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Let me begin with my overall feeling about Viking, in case you do not read through the entire review: I will never go near Viking again. We did not get anywhere near value for our money; plus, the company has a real attitude about dealing ... Read more
Urban traveler
Member Since 2016
1 review
Spent 3 wonderful days in Prague before leaving for river boat in Nurenberg, Received notification that our boat was being changed to another ship with the same accommodations. Two days into trip, we were told to pack up we were ... Read more
fcbolton@shaw.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The staff was fantastic both in terms of their excellent service and their efficiency. If you needed any help with anything at all they would go out of their way to see that your needs or concerns were taken care of - our maid, Martina, ... Read more
Paul Grant
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The cruise was all we expected it to be and more. All the crew were extremely friendly and helpful. The food was excellent. The scenery was fantastic. The tours were very organized and informative and all the tour guides were superior ... Read more
prevoir
Member Since 2016
1 review
We had a group of about 50 people lead by our Travel agent. The staff on the cruise ship was very, very friendly and helpful. Food was excellent, just the right portions. If you wanted more they were very happy to accommodate you. ... Read more
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LabLady67
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose Viking for the service, and that part was certainly not a disappointment. You are treated like royalty, and I like being a princess even if it is just for seven days. The service is even better than on Holland ocean cruises that I ... Read more
montysue1
Member Since 2016
1 review
Always wanted to go on a river cruise, so it was on our bucket list. We heard good things from various people about Viking. The brochures received in the mail all looked very appealing. We also wanted to see Prague and this was a good ... Read more
bill.tyson
Member Since 2016
1 review
My wife and I are senior citizens in our upper 70s, but reasonably mobile. This tour suited us well, requiring a modest amount walking and featuring highly informative guided visits. All was excellent. Meals, service, itinerary ... no ... Read more
KJ0504
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
First ever river cruise and so pleased we chose Viking. Airport transfers very smooth. Service was excellent, it was like a luxury hotel. All the staff were extremely pleasant, efficient and happy in their work - makes a holiday so ... Read more
JVCB
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed May 2016
We chose the riverboat cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg ("Romantic Danube") because it enabled us to visit several cities we had not seen before, and because the land tours offered seemed more educational, historical and ... Read more
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DBG
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had heard wonderful things about Viking. My Aunt wanted to do a river cruise to finish out her bucket list for her 96th birthday so we researched and chose Viking. A family group jumped at the chance to join her for this trip. We ... Read more
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sharmelo
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our third river cruise with Viking. The hotel in Budapest was wonderful and in a wonderful location. Getting to the ship was easy. We had a brief wait until our cabins were ready but we were with friends so we didn't mind the ... Read more
harley007
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
My cousins live in Hungary and we traveled there a week in advance to visit with them prior to traveling to Eastern Europe which we never visited before. The Viking representatives arranged the air travel so this could happen. The hotel ... Read more
dewartmona
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
This was our tenth river cruise, our seventh with Viking. We chose this cruise as we had not sailed east of Budapest previously. We visited new countries and learned about life behind the Iron Curtain. As usual the service was great ... Read more
48clewis48@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
We took an Olivia Cruise and tour with the Viking cruise lines and had a great time. Great activities and tour guides were awesome. Not only was the personal guide that stayed with us the entire trip and the local guides were very ... Read more
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APU Traveler
Member Since 2016
1 review
We took the trip with a group from an American university so we looked forward to spending time with the people with whom we were traveling and hadn't given much thought about being on a Viking cruise. However, the experience with Viking ... Read more
Userjoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
Service on board was great. Crew was wonderful. They really seemed to care about you and that you had a good time. Warm and genuine. Food was first class. They didn't skimp on anything. Wine flowed freely at all times. Everything on the ... Read more
Rdweidner
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of its destination itinerary. Budapest was a great city in which to begin. We flew into Budapest a couple of days early in order to explore on our own. Our ship was easily accessed from our hotel. Boarding was ... Read more
ahappytraveler
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Great food, we were well taken care of, knowledgable tour guides for all of the cities we visited. Viking is a well organized tour company. Nothing was left to chance. There were multiple opportunities on the tour to take additional on ... Read more
Mrs Mc
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed March 2016
We did the Rhine in 2015 and enjoyed it so much we wanted to do the Danube. It was wonderful ,Staff,fabulous,food wonderful and the tours were great. We hope to do the Elbe River next year. We met some wonderful people on board ... Read more
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Bartsinfriendst
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We needed to be in Budapest for Christmas and this was an opportunity to experience a possible White Christmas plus we always wanted to experience Christmas Markets. The service on the Jarl was exceptional, staff went out of their way ... Read more
hll333
Member Since 2016
1 review
The Christmas Cruise on the Danube was probably the most incredible cruise I have ever taken. The all inclusive nature of the cruise, the marvelous land tours, and all this coupled with the natural beauty of the cities visited made the ... Read more
ckbfhughes
Member Since 2016
1 review
We travelled as a couple and arrived the day before the cruise to explore Budapest a little more before embarkation. The instructions to get to the port were perfect and we had no issues arriving or boarding the ship. The entire cruise ... Read more
thewanderinglens
Member Since 2016
1 review
As someone who usually travels at a fast pace, I was amazed at how much I loved my Viking cruise! Travelling along the Danube River and waking up to a different view each morning was a mode of travel I could very much get used to. From ... Read more
lad959
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
We sailed on the Viking Jarl on November 29th. This was our second cruise with Viking this year. The itinerary was sightseeing and visiting the XMAS markets in Germany, Austria, and Budapest. We had a wonderful time. I was pleasantly ... Read more
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