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Budapest Viking Egil Cruise Reviews

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Viking Egil
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46 Budapest Viking Egil Cruise Reviews


Linda Baxter avatar

Linda Baxter

1 Review Written

Great trip

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Flew straight to Budapest and directly on board ship. The whole experience was extremely pleasant and all members off staff faultless. Due to adverse weather conditions a lot of changes were made to individual ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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sherrider

1 Review Written

Fabulous First River Cruise

My husband and I have wanted to do a river cruise for some time. He is from Budapest so we went on the pre-cruise to have time to visit relatives and explore that wonderful city. Viking was amazing in arranging ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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nj4huskers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas Markets Cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest

Family Christmas cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest....what a wonderful way to experience the best Christmas Markets in all of Europe. A must for any family wanting to share and create Holiday memories. The ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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CruisingOtters

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of the first ships in 2018 to fully navigate the upper Danube

We booked this far in advance in order to see both the sights and the Christmas Markets. Viking did a great job keeping us informed about the low water levels and the workarounds (buses). But even after the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Virginia Beach Boy

1 Review Written

Viking exceeded all of our expectations!

Several friends took this same cruise on the Romantic Danube months before; they just raved about how great it was; that we just had to go. So glad we did! We heeded their great advice of arriving a day early ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Suematt

1 Review Written

Wonderful ‘First Time’ Experience

Our friends, celebrating their 50th Anniversary, invited us to join them on this cruise. My husband gets seasick so we were a bit nervous, but decided to go. The river was calm and usually we didn’t realize the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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sjarae

1 Review Written

Our 1st Viking River Cruise

My Wife and I chose this particular cruise for several reasons. We both have motion issues when it comes to ocean voyages, so we hoped the river cruise would be more comfortable for us and it was very smooth. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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jclarremore

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Mostly Not Their Fault

European heat wave while we were there. The excursions were incredibly hot temperature wise, so much so, that I had to take frequent breaks whenever I could find shade. We were there during a drought of sorts so ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Woody4474

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nearly Perfect

This was our first Viking river cruise, and will not be our last. The cities visited were beautiful and fascinating, and all the excursions were great, save one. The food was very good, but not quite as delicious as ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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samsecola

1 Review Written

Fantastic River Cruise

We wanted to see Budapest, Vienna and Prague. The service on the Egil was supreme. There was a lot of attention to details .All the staff starting with the cabin steward to the servers in the Dining room and the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Carol Dague

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing when compared to our first Viking cruise, Paris to Prague.

The Egil was a very nice ship and the staff was top notch. Embarkationand disembarkation were smooth, and the pre-add-on was especially good. The food was excellent. The cabin was as described, although we did not ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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peg99

1 Review Written

Amazing cruise

This was an early November cruise and the temps were terrific at the start and got cooler as we headed north. It was fun to enjoy some of the Christmas markets that had already opened. Make sure to enjoy the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Jetty4321

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience

We booked this trip over a year ago, chose the room we wanted and we chose perfectly. We had room 324, it was one of the larger rooms, a bedroom and sitting room, two TVs, a much larger shower, very comfortable. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Marys Jack

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beat Expectations

Timing was perfect, so with the advice of a super agent at AAA (Portsmouth NH ), we were able to book the Romantic Danube , with a great cabin, Veranda stateroom 219 ! The Viking people were on top of everything, ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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NickfromPA

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First River Cruise, Great Experience

We took the Danube River cruise from Budapest to Regensburg with a group of friends who travel several times a year with each other. This was our first river cruise after more than a decade of ocean and sea ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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centralpark.south

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Use Caution When Booking Viking!

We did our first river cruise in August on the Viking Egil. We had a pleasant time but not an exceptional time. Wee were very frustrated by three things: 1) we had received a $200 referral credit from some ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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warcry0216

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best vacation ever!

Absolutely the best vacation. The entire staff was outstanding, but 4 people stood out. Oliver, the Program Director, was professional, enthusiastic, articulate, energetic, and very flexible. Anything he was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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DHunt2

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great First-Ever Cruise!

We have received advertisements for cruises for ages, but the time was never right. This was the year! We flew into Budapest on Friday night and were met by pleasant and efficient Viking representatives and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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bpgor123

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Better than I thought

I chose this cruise with the assistance of my travel agent. I had never been on a river cruise and this one began in Budapest which I had always wanted to visit. I was initially surprised that the cabin was small. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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EndlessVacationer

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking is Amazing in every way!

We chose Viking because it had the itinerary we wanted and at an excellent price. Best of all, EVERYTHING was included in the price of the trip...including internet (unlike some cruise lines, which charge $75 per ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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paulb6289

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our trip down the Danube on the Bavaria to Budapest cruise.

We choose this cruise because we got to spend an extra 2 days on board compared to the similar cruise for this year. We spent 2 days in Vienna and got to make a stop prior to reaching Budapest while spending just 1 ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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rstevens

1 Review Written

Eastern European Vacation

We wanted to visit Budapest, Vienna and Prague, and our cruise itinerary gave us the perfect chance to do so. We spent three days before the cruise exploring Budapest, and three days after the cruise exploring ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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LarryPeterson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Trip Ever!

Seen the ads on NET TV - the places we went, the food we ate and peaceful ride on the ship (EGIL) was unbelievably good. The service people went out of their way to help, accommodate and keep our room clean while ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Jacsu468

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Program Director!

This was our second river cruise with Viking. There is no better way to cruise. We wished we had taken the pre-cruise, didn't feel we had enough time to explore Budapest. We won't make that mistake again. The ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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RivrCruisn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Trip

Opportunity to visit cities between Budapest and Nuremberg. Cities were fantastic, saw a lot in the amount of time we spent in each, from big cities to smaller ones like Passau, etc. First time river cruising, ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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