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Viking Egil Cruise Reviews

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96 Viking Egil Cruise Reviews


Jetty4321 avatar

Jetty4321

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience

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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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JerseyGirl47

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Delightful in every respect

Overall, Viking provided a top notch experience. Lovely ship, very friendly staff, good food and we met some great co-passengers. Viking had EVERYTHING well organized and there were no glitches. The staff were ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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brownte22

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First River Cruise - Nice trip

This was our first ever River Cruise after nine ocean cruises. We embarked in Budapest the same day we completed an 11-day Baltic cruise on a large Princess ship. The contrast was significant in terms of size, ...
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Sail Date June 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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JerseyGirl47

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

What a treat!

This was our first, but not last, river cruise. Have been on ocean cruises before and enjoyed them, but fell in love with the slow pace, small ship, and no crowds of the river cruise experience. Viking is ...
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Sail Date August 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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CandyLerner

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not knowing what to expect, this was a wonderful cruise

I chose Viking because I loved their commercials shown during Downton Abbey. We chose the Budapest to Nuremberg cruise. We were meet on the pier by Oliver Deak, program director, who welcomed us and carried my bag ...
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Sail Date August 2017


bpgor123 avatar

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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barb2569

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great attention to detail

Travelled with a friend with dietary restrictions. Chef met with her every morning to plan her meals for the day. Our explorer suite was amazing. Beautiful, spacious bathroom, separate bedroom and living room and ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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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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Juleigh5

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Anniversary Wonder

We wanted to do something Special for our 45th Anniversary! We have had our eye on a River Cruise, so Viking commercials got our wonder going. We chose the Danube Cruise mostly because we wanted to see the sights of ...
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Sail Date April 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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jmb5545

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Viking Egil: Nuremberg to Budapest June 28 – July 8 2017

The ship: For those new to these ships, they are long and consist of three decks for state rooms and the top sun deck. We were on level 2 (room 225) that was back from the reception area. The restaurant was on ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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AZCareys

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Awesome Trip

Our friends told us a year ago that they were going on a river boat cruise. After a 30 second discussion we decided to join them. It was the best vacation that we have been on. From Prague to Budapest the Viking ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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A331320

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

River Cruises are boring

We took a Viking river cruise from Budapest to Prague. First the good things: 1.) The crew was great. Very helpful. They communicated with passengers and some even remembered names. I would rate the ship ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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meisenhower

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

My husband gave me this cruise as a Xmas gift. What a gift!!!!! We went on Danube cruise from 4/1 to 4-8. It was awesome, fantastic, outstanding cruise. Everything was perfect. The cities we visited were ...
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Sail Date April 2017


Leonard42 avatar

Leonard42

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best vacation we ever had!

We choose Viking for our cruise because of the great reviews we received from friends and family who had enjoyed the Viking experience. Our own experiences confirmed and indeed exceeded the reviews. Everything ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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hughbar

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Danube: Nuremberg to Budapest

Having taken a number of land individual and group tours in Europe, including Prague, Budapest and Vienna in 2001, I and my travel companion wanted to experience a more relaxing time, avoiding multiple overnight ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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