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Budapest to Europe - River Cruise Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews
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4.4
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At 60, we are too young for Tauck!
"To be honest, my bad, I did not do my research. I was told this was a 5 star experience and book based on my thoughts of what 5 star meant. Therefore, This is a difficult review to write. The staff was excellent,..."Read More
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Age 60s

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Terrible Cruise

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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Beagler!

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This is was our first river cruise. We are seasoned ocean cruise travelers. This cruise started with a delay in boarding the ship of one day due to maintenance problems on the previous cruise. We only had one day that we went to a port and got off the ship and toured the venue. That was on day 12 when we visited Cologne Germany. All the other days we spent more time on buses than at the scheduled ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom

13 Helpful Votes


Major Disappointment

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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CrewBlue

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Review Are you under 70? Do you like an active lifestyle? Do you enjoy great food and wine? Do you like to socialize with well educated and cultured travelers? If so, DO NOT CRUISE WITH EMERALD WATERWAYS. We did the Danube River from Budapest to Bucharest. The average passenger was British, 75 years old, had difficulty walking, and complained about everything. I was prevented from taking a ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

9 Helpful Votes


Viking river cruise disaster and they lied about what happened.

Review for Viking Legend to Europe - River Cruise

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ampearson

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

Viking Danube Waltz River Cruise August 2018. First two days in hotel due to low water levels. Fourth day in Vienna and ship broke down.p, generator failed. Spent three days trying to fix it but couldn’t. . Bussed to Germany and two more days in hotel. Viking and TripMate insurance will not acknowledge ship broke down. It is as if the ship never existed. Received 25% refund and future ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

2 Helpful Votes


Bus tour for river cruise

Review for River Adagio to Europe - River Cruise

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River2018

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Chose this cruise to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. It became a bus tour because Grand Circle did not give us the option to postpone this cruise to a time when the water level would not be low. We did not cruise and had a bus tour for $12,000. They were aware of the water level problem because they had a prepared presentation regarding the water level. Terrible disappointment and we ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

10 Helpful Votes


Disappointed

Review for Scenic Pearl to Europe - River Cruise

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Triptoeurope

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Chose Scenic based on online reviews etc. Considered it to be one of the top river cruise companies. We were very disappointed at service levels and food. Breakfast and lunch were major disappointments with minimal options and “cafeteria-feel” in the restaurant area. Our first lunch on the ship offered salads and the only hot food option : “liver balls”! For the money paid to take the trip, ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

10 Helpful Votes


High Expectations poor results

Review for Emerald Sky to Europe - River Cruise

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scdeadeye@gmail.com

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I would never recommend Emerald River Cruises. First I would recommend more options for pre/post cruise tours. I would also recommend narration of the sites on the way to the ship even if it’s a transfer. Once onboard a lot more info on what to expect and someone to answer questions, like your cabin steward whom we didn’t see until the second day. This doesn’t improve, if you miss a port ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Traveled with children

33 Helpful Votes


Danube Bus Cruise

Review for Viking Prestige to Europe - River Cruise

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Danube Bus Cruise

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We were informed our first night of embarkation that a lock was damaged on the river, which meant our original trip and itinerary may be slightly altered. Much time was spent on the border of Hungary and Slovakia, not moving by ship at all. After missing most of Vienna, including the Mozart concert, missing a highlight of the trip, Cesky Krumlov , after being bused hours to destinations, ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


At 60, we are too young for Tauck!

Review for ms Treasures to Europe - River Cruise

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Kawahine

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

To be honest, my bad, I did not do my research. I was told this was a 5 star experience and book based on my thoughts of what 5 star meant. Therefore, This is a difficult review to write. The staff was excellent, helpful, friendly, experienced, a pleasure to be around. If I was 80, it would have been a good trip. But I'm 60, also known as the new 40. Tauck does not cater to 40 year olds. Tauck ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Departure Port: Fanning Island

61 Helpful Votes


Did not measure up.

Review for Scenic Jasper to Europe - River Cruise

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Flapgum

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Before we booked this cruise, we had booked to do the same with Avalon but changes to our other tours and commitments saw us book with Scenic river cruises. We have used Scenic prior to this and had enjoyed their offerings but this was some time ago. Armed with all the hype after watching the advertising, we were expecting something really special. We arrived in Prague for the three day extension. ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Departure Port: Fanning Island

11 Helpful Votes


Romantic Danube; Nothing Romantic About It!

Review for Viking Danube to Europe - River Cruise

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pawhat

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I was on the Romantic Danube trip from Budapest to Nuremberg 11/14/2015 to 11/21/2015. I will never travel with Viking again! Viking's management only cares about filling out the capacity of the each cruise ship. I have listed a few of my issues with the company below. 1) Safety on board is a huge concern, especially since the audience for these cruises is largely American. No checks for ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Departure Port: Fanning Island

39 Helpful Votes


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