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First Viking river cruise but not our last
"We sailed from Budapest to Nurenberg for an eight day Romantic Danube river cruise. At no fault to Viking, we had a last minute flight change due to the Lufthansa pilot strike so we arrived to the ship a few hours..."Read More
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Viking is just the best in every way

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Travelguide Barbie

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Only been on one cruise before and that was on an enormous Royal Caribbean ship in the Caribbean which we didn’t enjoy as too many people, too impersonal, and all dockings were at awful ugly tourist trap towns like Ocho Rios in Jamaica where we couldn’t get off the ship because of fights in the streets and the dirty Cozumel in Mexico. This cruise on the Viking Var was exceptional. There were ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior

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Simply fantastic

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Km0088

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

The cruise was the Romantic Danube with an extension in Prague. Viking representatives took care of everything from the moment we got through customs in Budapest. The towns and cities visited were great. The optional tour in Vienna for the Mozart concert was terrific and not to be missed. The ship was spotless. The crew members were polite and always helpful. Food was excellent and the dining ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


We Loved the Entire Cruise!

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davidleitschuh

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We loved the ports of call and activities on this cruise! The staff could not possibly have been more friendly or service oriented, although this was more so on our first boat (we had to change boats due to low water levels). The food was outstanding, and we greatly enjoyed all our tour guides. Thee was a problem with the AC control in our room one evening, and the response from the young lady ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: French Balcony


A Life-Changing Experience

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John P. Beck

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This was our first experience with a river cruise and we are already booked for another this summer. We enjoyed the guides, the meals and meeting new friends. We loved the laid-back atmosphere and especially valued the day we spent simply cruising the Danube gorges. We found Nuremberg to be a fascinating historical stop. We also found Regensburg to be a historic gem. Budapest was a trip favorite ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island


SHAME ON ME

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CC1943

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

An old adage says, “If a man deceives me once, shame on him, if twice, shame on me. Not exactly true when it comes to dealing with Viking Cruises. You can cancel your Viking cruise but even with “cancel for any reason” insurance with Viking’s Tripmate, you will pay more. You will only get a voucher for that cancellation, and with that voucher amount you will have to start over (including your ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

5 Helpful Votes


Worst cruise experience- Viking

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llsullivan09

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Our Viking river cruise was a disappointing experience; marred by poor customer service and misleading information. While I appreciate there is a drought and hence impact to the cruise that is out of Viking’s control, how the situation was handled by Viking —delays in shuttling between destinations, multiple accommodation changes, excursions cancelled and lack of transparency/misleading ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite

8 Helpful Votes


Another great Viking River Cruise

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SouthFlBrit

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We had our first river cruise in 2017, a Viking Rhine cruise, and were so impressed with the way Viking looks after you from the moment you arrive, to the moment you leave. We returned this year for their Romantic Danube cruise. We were a little apprehensive as last year we were on the Viking Hild, which at that time was only about 3 weeks old. So we were not sure whether the Viking Var would ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Celebration Cruise

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travelingMrBill

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

The reason we selected Viking was because of the reputation of everything being included and not having to worry about being nickeled and dimed every time you turn around. I had researched all of the other river ships and no one could measure up to the service that Viking gives. The person that motivated me to book the cruise was Shane Bagely located in Corp. headquarters, Woodland Hills CA. No ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Explorer Suite

8 Helpful Votes


Viking Scores

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dickrobertson

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to share the experience with family members who were able to travel at the time the cruise was scheduled. It also was after October 1 and the rates were lower then. The ship was delightful and very comfortable. The excursions were first rate and the guides very knowledgeable. The food was just outstanding and all cruise staff members were cordial and very ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Sailing the Danube was a dream come true.

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Alerkenbrach1

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

I have had no interest in a typical ocean cruise experience. Shopping and gambling aren't my thing, which is what interested me in a Viking River Cruise. The activities and itineraries offered were exactly what I was looking for. Viking River Cruises have designed their itineraries to highlight the various regions and cultures, while providing an excellent opportunity to gain a more thorough ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


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