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Our Rivercruise started in Amasterdam on the 22nd of Dec 2016. We wanted to experience Christmas Markets in Europe without the hassle of packing and unpacking if we were flying or driving from one town to another.. OUR CABIN on Violin Deck 301 is AWESOME !!! The first day of tour was a bit inconvenient as the Tour Director failed to arrange appropriate transport and tour for the "Disabled" passengers. We tried to be in the Bus front seat, only to be asked to move a few seat back as a "disable passenger" came to join our bus. The food was nothing to rave about.... the wines was a disappointment (although repeatedly announced as specialty of whichever region we were.) THEN..there were days when we are very tired and chose to have a relaxing afternnon "siesta" , unfortunetaly we missed the Captains cocktails . Our Tour Director was not on the INTERCOM to remind the passengers...So we told her about our disappointment :( ...her reply .. "she doesn't normally remind passengers as she give the days activity sheet before we retire the previous night "... Fair enough.. The thing is she is constantly on the intercom telling stories about silly old fables ..like we were children!! How hard is it to remind us of the coming "Captains Cocktail"!!... THEN WORST OF ALL....we could have arranged our own tour and accomodations after the cruise BUT we chose to get the extended package from AMA, thinking that we will have great accommodations based on what we paid and what we saw in AMACERTOs cabin. Our hotel in Lucerne is average...then a disgusting little hole in Zurich. The timing of the cruise suits our schedule..its a bonus when I saw it discounted .. but DOES IT MEAN THAT SOME ASPECT OF THE CRUISE IS AT DISCOUNTED LEVEL TOO?

Ordinary Luxury Cruise with an Exhausted Tour Director

AmaCerto Cruise Review by Oziwilma

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: December 2016
  • Destination: Europe River
  • Cabin Type: Suite with French balcony and outside balcony
Our Rivercruise started in Amasterdam on the 22nd of Dec 2016. We wanted to experience Christmas Markets in Europe without the hassle of packing and unpacking if we were flying or driving from one town to another.. OUR CABIN on Violin Deck 301 is AWESOME !!!

The first day of tour was a bit inconvenient as the Tour Director failed to arrange appropriate transport and tour for the "Disabled" passengers. We tried to be in the Bus front seat, only to be asked to move a few seat back as a "disable passenger" came to join our bus. The food was nothing to rave about.... the wines was a disappointment (although repeatedly announced as specialty of whichever region we were.) THEN..there were days when we are very tired and chose to have a relaxing afternnon "siesta" , unfortunetaly we missed the Captains cocktails . Our Tour Director was not on the INTERCOM to remind the passengers...So we told her about our disappointment :( ...her reply .. "she doesn't normally remind passengers as she give the days activity sheet before we retire the previous night "... Fair enough.. The thing is she is constantly on the intercom telling stories about silly old fables ..like we were children!! How hard is it to remind us of the coming "Captains Cocktail"!!...

THEN WORST OF ALL....we could have arranged our own tour and accomodations after the cruise BUT we chose to get the extended package from AMA, thinking that we will have great accommodations based on what we paid and what we saw in AMACERTOs cabin. Our hotel in Lucerne is average...then a disgusting little hole in Zurich.

The timing of the cruise suits our schedule..its a bonus when I saw it discounted .. but DOES IT MEAN THAT SOME ASPECT OF THE CRUISE IS AT DISCOUNTED LEVEL TOO?
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Suite with French balcony and outside balcony
Cabin SS 301
Awesome!...
Violin Deck Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins