Vantage Deluxe World Travel Ships

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Vantage Ship Reviews

River Splendor
Ranked #1 of 9 Vantage Ships
86% Loved It
  • Airy Captains Club supplements main dining room and lounge
  • Spacious cabins with flat-screen TV's and video on-demand
  • Eight cabins built specifically for single travelers
  • Launched: 2013;  Passengers: 176
River Navigator
Ranked #2 of 9 Vantage Ships
73% 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 9 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 Venture
Ranked #1 of 9 Vantage Ships
50% Loved It
  • Good value for money in river cruising
  • Relaxed onboard atmosphere
  • Itineraries provide an intro to iconic French sites
  • Launched: 2013;  Passengers: 134
River Discovery II
Ranked #2 of 9 Vantage Ships
45% 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
River Voyager
Ranked #3 of 9 Vantage Ships
100% 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 #5 of 9 Vantage Ships
New Ship
  • 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
Santa Cruz II
Ranked #6 of 9 Vantage Ships
New Ship
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  • Pros: Highly-trained, informative guides; outstanding service; comfortable, modern cabins
  • Cons: More could be made of the guides' wealth of knowledge, rather than just one lecture
  • Bottom Line: Excellent ship for learning about the natural history of these islands in comfort
  • Launched: 2002;  Passengers: 90
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