Vantage Deluxe World Travel Ships

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Vantage Ship Reviews

River Splendor
Ranked #1 of 8 Vantage Ships
86% Loved It
  • Pro: Eight cabins for single travelers; bikes available; airy Captains Club supplements main dining room and lounge
  • Con: Group travel focus might grate on those used to more independent explorations.
  • Bottom Line: Vantage provides a good value in European river cruising, with dependable tours and modern ships.
  • Launched: 2013;  Passengers: 176
River Navigator
Ranked #2 of 8 Vantage Ships
75% Loved It
  • Designed to appeal to the American cruiser
  • Free ship-wide Wi-Fi Internet access
  • French balconies in 78 percent of staterooms
  • Launched: 2002;  Passengers: 134
Douro Spirit
Ranked #3 of 8 Vantage Ships
67% Loved It
  • Affordable Douro River wine country experiences
  • Newer ship boasting onboard spa, gym, elevator and pool
  • French balconies in all cabins
  • Launched: 2011;  Passengers: 130
River Voyager
Ranked #1 of 8 Vantage Ships
67% Loved It
  • Pro: Quiet, jazz-themed, environmentally friendly ship sails Rhine, Main and Danube
  • Con: Most alcoholic beverages and gratuities are not included in fares
  • Bottom Line: Up-and-coming line offers low-key river cruise experience in elegant surroundings
  • Launched: March 2016;  Passengers: 176
Frederic Chopin
Ranked #2 of 8 Vantage Ships
50% Loved It
  • All cabins are outside cabins, some with French balconies
  • Internet is not available onboard, forcing passengers to disconnect
  • Ship offers affordable sailings on the Elbe River
  • Launched: 2002;  Passengers: 78
River Venture
Ranked #3 of 8 Vantage Ships
47% Loved It
  • Good value for money in river cruising
  • Relaxed onboard atmosphere
  • In-cabin entertainment-on-demand and GPS system
  • Launched: 2013;  Passengers: 134
River Discovery II
Ranked #4 of 8 Vantage Ships
46% Loved It
  • Pro: Custom-designed river ship aimed at U.S. travelers
  • Con: No cabins with full balconies
  • Bottom Line: High-end product at a value-for-money price
  • Launched: 2012;  Passengers: 176
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