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Avalon Waterways Avalon Illumination Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Europe - River Cruise from Amsterdam

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Wonderful Cruise

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shauniejo

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

My husband and I chose Avalon due to the larger rooms and fewer people. And all the good reviews we heard from the people at Columbus Travel. We had a wonderful cruise, in spite of the low water problems we had. The ship, or I should say ships as we had to switch ships midway, were very nice with large rooms, a very comfortable bed, the amazing large windows that allowed us to enjoy the ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Even Great the Second Time!

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SeeLDee

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We are fourth time river cruisers, with a dozen more ocean cruises. We chose this cruise based on itinerary, price and to travel with two other couples, who are also of the early retirement age. We have previously completed this cruise twice with a competing line. The provider's website is intuitively easy to understand and use. Our package included the international flights; however, ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Absolutely Excellent

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Frank Dininger

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Choose Avalon because of Panoramic rooms. Rooms did not disappoint. The crew was very courteous and professional.Always willing to help and assist. If we made the wrong menu choice,our water served a alternative choice. Doesent get any better than that. Ship was extremely clean as well. Would absolutely book another Avalon cruise without question. Room staff made sure our rooms were cleaned ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Good experience, great crew, well organised

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PBRWilson

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

The main reason, initially to chose Avalon was that the set up of the cabins. Also the fairs suited us as we had follow up plans with family. The service crew were constantly helpful and pleasant. Our waiter, Gabriel, went out of his way to ensure that our dining experiences were positive and enjoyable. He was always polite, gave good advice, was helpful and respectful and made us feel very ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Tulips

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Narf4653

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Wanted to see the tulips and the surrounding areas in Holland We started in Amsterdam and had a marvelous time. The cruise did offer some wonderful off board excursions that were well done, our guides, for the most part, were excellent. My only problem with the cruise was the "happy hour" - which offered drinks at half price for a couple of hours and the "snacks" were pretzels or nuts. The ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Vacation of a Lifetime!

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Scafes

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Wanted to see the tulips in Holland. Everything about the cruise was wonderful. Staff was professional, efficient & friendly. Every request/need was taken care of. Didn't have to worry about anything, all the planning was done, transportation, tours, etc. Food menu & wine was excellent every day. I was a little hesitant about travelling alone, but found that fellow passengers were very friendly ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Everything and more than we could have expected from our first river cruise.

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Traveller53Wiltshire

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

~ Avalon Illumination 2016 ~ Dear friends I hope to entertain you with this rhyming illustration Of our experience on board the good ship Avalon ‘Illumination’ We’d often talked about it but we had never cruised before So in all our worldly travels we’d stayed firmly on the shore Unpacking just the once was something that really did appeal With destinations brought to ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Welcome Aboard

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pickme

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My husband and I recently experienced our first cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. We loved it, our room was spacious and I was able to unpack everything and store our suitcases under the bed. I think having a room away from the back of the boat was a bonus, we had room 201 and we were able to have our door open at all times when we were in the room. Our tour leader Katy was fantastic we worked ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Amsterdam to Budapest September 2015

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marg155

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

A wonderful experience, despite low water levels making completion by boat a little uncertain - but we got through when other, older boats didn't. The boat had Avalon's wonderful new cabins with whole room being integrated with the balcony - bliss to lie in bed and see the world drift by!. Excursions were excellent - relatively early (8.30-ish) starts for some of them meant that we got in to ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


River cruise for the disabled traveler

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carolcosseboom

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Both my husband and I are disable. We can only walk short distances, very short. So we purchased two "Travelscoots" These are the smallest mobility scooters. They are only 28 lbs and can fold up into a size of a umbrella stroller. These are highly rated by owners that traveled around the world. We have traveled on 40 plus "big" ship cruises, but never a river cruise, so this was a test..We took ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

Traveled with disabled person


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