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Cruise Line
Avalon Affinity
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Travelchat

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Value for Dollar Sadly A Negative on Avalon

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I chose this May, 2018 river cruise for the itinerary because Switzerland was on my bucket list, specifically Lucerne. I looked forward to the pre cruise two night stay at The Palace but was very disappointed when ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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RitaV

1 Review Written

Best vacation ever!

My husband and I took the Rhine River Cruise although we didn’t cruise much. The Rhine water levels were low. We weren’t sure if we should even go. We decided to make the best of it and go! We had the best ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Boz51

1 Review Written

Summary

We chose this cruise for a more relaxed pace and scenic panorama view of the surroundings. The were some major changes made to accommodate an unforeseen natural impact. There was not enough rain in Europe to fill ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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MidgeLevine

1 Review Written

Most memorable trip

I love cruises as it gives you a taste of several areas without having to drive yourself around and only unpack your suitcase once. I have also been on many ocean cruises so the river cruise was much more intimate. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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pwsprad

1 Review Written

Spectacular week

We chose this particular cruise because the cities (ports of call) on the Rhine appealed to us. We read positive reviews about Avalon and took a chance. I can't say enough good things about our experience. We had ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Partydude

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another Great Cruise

This was out 2nd cruise with Avalon. The first was on the Senn River to Normandy. The crew and dinning staff were always fantastic. The excursions were always planned well with almost perfect guides. The food ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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woodfive

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Will never cruise on the ocean again...Avalon has spoiled us

We arrived a day early and had time to explore Amsterdam on our own which was enhanced by the guided walking tour as part of the itinerary. On arrival at the ship we were greeted by friendly staff and directed to ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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kknapp16

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We felt taken care of with style from start to finish!!

It was our first time trying a river cruise and we were concerned before we went as my wife and I typically travel on our own. The idea of being a part of a group made us a little apprehensive. After experiencing ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ChefKBM

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rhine River Cruise with Avalon

We choose Avalon for our Rhine River Cruise so that we could get a very European feel to our experience. We did not want to be around only Americans and knew that Avalon passengers come from many Enlgish speaking ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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msalt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nothing but high praise for Avalon in spite of Mother Nature

Our Romantic Rhine cruise departed 8/19/18 from Basel northbound to Amsterdam. We added two days before the cruise in Zurich (wish it had been 3), and two days after in Amsterdam (would have been fine with one). We ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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redhead8448

1 Review Written

Rhine Cruise

We looked at Viking and Avalon seemed to offer the identical itinerary with a smaller ship. We were very happy with the cruise, the stateroom, the itinerary,the excursions, the staff, the service, the food, and the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Rhine1

1 Review Written

A GREAT CRUISE

I knew nothing about river cruises and had really only heard about the most popular one that is advertised on TV. I did some reading, decided on Avalon and am very glad I did. From the very beginning the agents were ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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donboling

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Experience far exceeded expectations

We were extremely impressed by the staff and crew of the Avalon Affinity. The ship may be the oldest in the fleet, but it is not showing it's age. The crew was absolutely wonderful. Meals were top notch and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rubberbaron7

1 Review Written

Relaxing on the Rhine

Just retired and had never done a river cruise, Our 55th wedding anniversary occurred while on the cruise. Our travel advisor pointed us in the proper direction! We met many fine people on board. Had to be ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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cdombro1

1 Review Written

Most Luxurious in Years

We were looking for a cruise with less people and excursions to show us parts of the world we've never seen before. As our first ever cruise we didn't wish to be overwhelmed by people. The ship was quite lovely and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jaycee266

1 Review Written

First River Cruise

Arrived in Amsterdam a couple of days early so we were able to go to Keukenhof to see the fabulous tulips. Weather was great and the tulips were in full bloom. Enjoyed everything about the cruise - the ship was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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jaysontx

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise and great crew too

Always wanted to take a European river cruise. So happy with the Avalon experience. The Rhine River ports of call were all exciting and never a dull moment. And looking at all the castles while you cruise along ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Bryansteph

1 Review Written

First cruise ever

We wanted to visit Europe and could never quite decide where to start. The Avalon Rhine River Cruise turned out to be the perfect answer. My husband and I arrived in Amsterdam 4 days early allowing for plenty of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Mdperry

1 Review Written

Beautiful and relaxing cruise

We arrived very early and were met at the airport by the cruise ship company and they took us to the ship so we could leave our luggage. Spent the day in Amsterdam on our own before boarding the ship. Very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Jhughes3001

1 Review Written

Fantastic cruising

I saw more on this trip than on any other. The cruise director and crew were great. It would be nice to have a little more transportation through cities. I appreciated attention to our restroom needs. Most of us ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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3gen2018europe

1 Review Written

Lovely experience

3 generations (grandson, daughter/son-in-law and grandparents) elected to take this trip. Wonderful way to travel through Europe — no traffic, no changing hotels — Boat was beautiful and crew was incredible. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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kerry2antipodes2.net

1 Review Written

Enlightening - a highlight was the performance by La Strada

A stimulating introduction to Europe. The Tour director Tamas had things very well managed. The dining experience and wait staff exceeded my expectations. Single serve eggs benedict each day was a marvellous yet not ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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jmd958

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the embarkation port of Amsterdam. The staff was incredible and we had everything we could have ever needed. We were well taken care of and we wanted for nothing. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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tocamom

1 Review Written

A Trip down the Romantic Rhine

We chose this cruise because we knew that we wanted to have an experience with a cruise line where they take excellent care of you with fewer passengers to contend with. Avalon fit that bill with great reviews and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Mhdydek

1 Review Written

17 days France to England

We have traveled with Avalon before. We thought this would be a nice trip. It was! Our travel guide was excellent. The pamphlets we were given ahead were informative, clear, and concise. We had a guide every step of ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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