Avalon Expression Review

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Avalon Expression Overview

Avalon Expression joined Avalon Waterways in May 2013.Itineraries focus on the Danube River with sailings from Amsterdam to Budapest and Budapest to Prague.

Here's what you can expect onboard:

Sixty-four 200-square-foot Panorama Suites -- or two decks' worth -- have wall-to-wall panoramic windows, which open seven feet to create an open-air balcony of sorts. Two 300-square-foot Royal Suites will offer an even wider view. The remaining 16 cabins are 172 square feet and have picture windows.

Cabin amenities include flat-screen satellite TV, radio, minibar, safe and hair dryers. Beds can be configured into two twins or one queen and come with choice of firm or soft pillows and duvets and Egyptian cotton linens. Royal suite occupants also get usage of in-suite complimentary iPads.

Avalon Expression has four decks, including a sky deck for sunning and relaxing by the whirlpool. The sky deck also boasts an open-air bistro. There are multiple lounges, an open-seating dining room, an Internet corner, a hairdresser and manicurist, and an small fitness center. Wi-Fi is free throughout the ship. Smoking is not permitted in interior areas. An onboard elevator is available for passenger use.

In addition to meals and accommodations, sightseeing excursions led by local guides, onboard lectures and piano entertainment, and wine with dinners are included in the fare. Avalon Waterways appeals to mostly English speaking passengers in the 55-plus range.



Pictured above is a Royal Suite onboard Avalon Expression.

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Avalon Expression Member Reviews

We did a previous trip with Avalon and had a very good experience. They have a very good reputation and we wanted a cruise line that was rated better than the average line. Having three days in Budapest and four days in Prague allowed us to ... Read more
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We went with friends who wanted to do this itinerary, so we did not choose it specifically for us. We chose Avalon Waterways on the recommendation of our travel agent, so we did not choose the cruise line specifically for us either. On both counts - ... Read more
We chose Avalon because of the stateroom design. The Avalon Expression was beautiful, clean, well designed and the crew was excellent. We selected the Royal suite because we spend a lot of time in our room rather than the lounges. It was ... Read more
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Amsterdam Budapest Passau Prague

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