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"After having done nearly 20 ocean cruises, and hearing so much praise about river cruising we thought we would enjoy an Amsterdam-Budapest river cruise. We booked APT Travelmarvel. What a disappointment. Overall it..."Read More
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TravellingSketcher

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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Poor service

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - All

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Yorkshire senior cruisers

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Never tried river cruising before as previously Ocean and Sea cruises. Route looked like it would have good trips available. Started badly as we were not informed of river level problems until we arrived at Budapest airport, whilst majority of other guests were notified and offered alternatives 2 to 3 days earlier. Had to stay at 2 Hilton hotels in Budapest and Vienna and take coach to ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

6 Helpful Votes


Low budget if that's your priority

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - River Cruise

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Alyson18

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My husband and I recently travelled from Budapest. We explored Budapest on our own and joined the ship under our own steam. We spent an hour trying to find the boat, which was not where they explained it would be, and we were lucky to have a patient taxi driver who did endless u-turns and asked many questions of the locals to finally find it. Travel Marvel is at the cheaper end of the market, ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

8 Helpful Votes


Amazing

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - River Cruise

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kateballam

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Always wanted to cruise the rivers and see the locks. We had done two cruises before but they were on large ships. We found this cruise ship to be a bit small. When the roof was closed due to the locks, there was only the lounge to go. Only one dining area. Food was great and service excellent. But meal times were bedlam with people rushing for tables and lines waiting for service at the buffet. ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

4 Helpful Votes


Very, Very Disappointing

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - River Cruise

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perth.couple

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

In general we found the comments made on Cruise Critic by “Traveling Sketcher” to concur with our experience. Having been in a number of service industry businesses including a Cafe, we have some knowledge in regard to the concerns we observed during our trip. After raising a number of these concerns with staff members in a courteous and respectful manner and having them either ignored or ...
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Sail Date: July 2015

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

24 Helpful Votes


Not value for money

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - River Cruise

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TravellingSketcher

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

After having done nearly 20 ocean cruises, and hearing so much praise about river cruising we thought we would enjoy an Amsterdam-Budapest river cruise. We booked APT Travelmarvel. What a disappointment. Overall it was disappointing and definitely not value for money, although the scenery was interesting and the same as other ships experienced. The cabin was very adequate with floor to ceiling ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

25 Helpful Votes


First River Cruise

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - River Cruise

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Ronald05

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

We won this cruise through the Daily Mail and not having been on a cruise before we did not know what to expect. Travelmarvel took care of everything including ensuring that my wife, who is disabled and walks using two crutches, was helped with assistance through Manchester airport, Frankfurt and return from Budapest to Munich, full marks to them for that. At Prague we were met by the company ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Departure Port: Corfu

12 Helpful Votes


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