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Avalon Waterways Avalon Expression Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Enjoyed a different change of pace.

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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Kings06

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first river cruise. AVALON was one of three recommended by our travel agent that had openings. We came into this with an open mind. Have done many (10) ocean cruises. We loved the intimacy of a smaller group of fellow passengers. Missed entertainment at night. They did have some local singers, and a little musical ensemble come in twice. It was adequate. One suggestion would ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Anniversary Cruise on the Danube

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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Runnerfran58

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We took this cruise to celeberate our 30th wedding anniversary. Several friends had used Avalon and were please so that helpe us make our decision. Our accomodations in Budapest, on the ship, and Prague were exceptional. Due to low water levels some parts of our time on the ship had to be adjusted. Our cruise director, Isabell, did an amazing job of keeping us informed of changes. Avalon went ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


More than we expected

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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joelle2347

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We embarked in Budapest after 2 nights in a First class hotel Sofitel, excellent breakfasts The cabin was decent as well as the bathroom which was small but well designed (which was not always the case in other ships) Crew very nice, dining excellent. many choices of food, good wines and biers Crew director was superb ( he had to rescheduled 3 days of the cruise as there was not enough ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Beautiful Danube

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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Jrex

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Cruise ticked all the boxes for destinations our group wished to visit and was excellent value for the price. We were even more pleasantly surprised by the number of included excursions- city tours in pretty much every port of call. The 2 days in Budapest and 3 days in Prague at either end of the cruise were excellent- very good hotels and plenty of time to explore the cities. Total package was 11 ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Our cruise director made the difference!

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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Kevin of Denver

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

my parents recommended the cruise, and we are glad they did. We chose Avalon, to be totally honest, because it was much cheaper than Viking. We are glad we did! I can't think of anything I was unhappy about, so I'll point out some things I extra loved - the USB charging ports in the room, the internet working across the boat (except the top deck), the generous and delicious food options. the ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Why would King Richard leave?

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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mjspoden

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

With ransom paid, Richard the Lionheart left Durnstein. Why? It is a beautiful little town, one of those out of the way places that you hear about but rarely see. Our Danube trip was full of surprises, the Budapest Opera house with an impromptu concert, the library at the monastery at Melk, the concert in Vienna, and a side trip to Belvedere Castle in Vienna for a glimpse of Klimt. I cannot say ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Extremely enjoyable

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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TresTX

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was my first experience with European River cruising and the first one with Avalon. I did two river cruises previously: both in North America. One on an American river and one on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Avalon was more upscale than my previous ships. This was the first cruise of the season for many of the stewards. Service was still outstanding. A simple service that was very welcome: ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


First Time Cruiser

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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First time cruiser53

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as a change to our 'normal' holiday experience. We were not sure what we would find but we were not disappointed. The whole experience was one that we would repeat at the drop of a hat. Right from the first moment we left the airport the pick up was smooth and well organised, As we boarded the Expression we were impressed with the décor, the friendliness of the crew and the ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Very Relaxing

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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Beanie51

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I chose this cruise because we were interested in a river cruise and our local Tavel Agency had a cruise night for river cruises on Avalon. Avalon was offering free air and a $2000 discount plus the agency gave us a percentage off, so we thought we would try it. The embarkation was so easy, we have been on a number of ocean cruises and it was frustrating having to wait in lines to get on ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window

Traveled with disabled person


The Blue Danube Discovery 13 Day Tour from Budapest to Prague

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe - River Cruise

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PBK49

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The Blue Danube Discovery 13 Day Tour from Budapest to Prague October 22 – November 4, 2016 The Real World Review of An Actual River Cruise Our trip started with 3 days in Budapest at the InterContinental Hotel, then 7 days on the Danube river cruise on the Avalon Expression and then 3 days in Prague at the InterContinental Hotel. During our river cruise we were able to travel from ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


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