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Avalon Scenery

86% Loved It
Donnaim
This was my first River cruise but it was such an excellent ...

Finnmarken

86% Loved It
iantjones
This was a first time "cruise" for us, so have no ...
clairebear62
12 night Classic round trip voyage, Bergen to Kirkenes to ...

Viking Prestige

85% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (34 sailings)
lindathibeault
This was my first river cruise. I had never been to Europe. ...
GMcQ
My wife and I took this Danube Waltz cruise as a thirtieth ...

AmaPrima

85% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (63 sailings)
JB24
My husband and I celebrated our 40th anniversary with ...

Disney Dream

85% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (113 sailings)
crajoh
The Disney Dream was the first cruise for any of our family ...
AngelinaVP
My husband and I took this cruise because we have never ...

Crystal Serenity

85% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Caribbean (12 sailings)
Canada & New England (10 sailings)
Alaska (7 sailings)
KAARON
This was my first cruise and first trip to Europe. With ...
wine-wine-wine
As avid independent travelers, my wife and I never thought ...

Wind Spirit

85% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (37 sailings)
sgoneau
This was our first ever cruise but we have stayed at ...
Tilted Tillmans
We arrived in Papeete Thursday night, and began the trip of ...

Viking Skadi

85% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (14 sailings)
Wayde
This was my first river cruise and my wife and I ...
Trudy Veitch
We booked our riverboat cruise one year before our ...

Ocean Princess

85% Loved It
gordon.love3@bigpond.com
First I would like to put our review in context, we are ...

La Marguerite

85% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (17 sailings)
jackgeoff
From the start of the trip in Siam Reap to the last night ...

Viking Skirnir

85% Loved It
dlyons4937@aol.com
Not mentioned in the marketing for a river cruise is that ...
Willlys Way 2
We traveled on the new ship Viking Skirnir. What a lovely ...

Paul Gauguin

84% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (57 sailings)
TXTravelingAdventurer
The Paul Gaugin is not what you think of as a traditional ...
Harlech1000
Had to to stay at the Intercontinental Resort Tahiti for ...

Serenade of the Seas

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (18 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (15 sailings)
Baltic Sea (9 sailings)
Canada & New England (7 sailings)
kalich
My husband is 72 and I'm 68 and It was our first cruise. We ...
thecatwedding
We went on our first cruise for our honeymoon. We loved ...

Celebrity Reflection

84% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Western Caribbean (16 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (11 sailings)
ama44e
Some background. We have been cruising since 1992 with 27 ...
SnowbirdWannaB
I wasn't going to bother to write a gushing review for our ...

Viking Sun

84% Loved It
Aljan48@cox.net
My husband and I took an incredible first cruise from ...
Curlygardengirl
This was our first river cruise, and we loved everything ...

Sagitta

84% Loved It
IslandDreamer2
I am delighted to give high marks to the company Island ...
shirewoman
We were fortunate to get to sail on the Sagitta as part of ...

River Princess

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (35 sailings)
gildco
Our river cruise started on July 29 in Budapest and ended ...
Caser41
We chose to do a river cruise for our 50th wedding ...

AmaCello

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (21 sailings)
pjbouffard
We chose Ama Waterways for our 25th Anniversary cruise and ...
Aussie Teen
We boarded the Amacello in Amsterdam for the first leg of ...

River Queen

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (15 sailings)
zephyr77
Our first European river cruise with anybody and we're glad ...
Santa Fe Cruisers
We just returned from our 1st Uniworld River Cruise. IT ...

Saga Pearl II

83% Loved It
Lorrieannt
This was our very first cruise and we loved every aspect of ...
Till
First time cruisers, our trip to the Baltic capitals was ...

AmaDolce

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (44 sailings)
sabbam
This was our very first river cruise and we chose ...
Diane G.
My husband and I took this cruise from Nuremberg to ...

Viking Modi

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (15 sailings)
SherriK101
We had the crew of the Alsvin but we were on the Viking ...
PC Patty
My husband and I travel often, however, this was our first ...

Scenic Diamond

83% Loved It
aussieal
I'm not a review writer, and this is my first but I feel ...

AmaDara

83% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (57 sailings)
Barceparis
We chose AMA for our cruise on the Mekong Delta (Siem Reap ...

Trollfjord

83% Loved It
saltyraven
We were delighted with the cruise. The Northern Lights ...
pdmaley
When I first booked this 'expedition ship/coastal ferry' I ...

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