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Viking Heimdal Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
107 reviews

Viking charges excessive rates to upgrade air fare

Review for Viking Heimdal to Europe River
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Additional details

Sail Date: Aug 2018
Cabin: Veranda Stateroom

Viking charged a 400% greater airfare upgrade than what was available from the airline directly.

Charges to upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy

Air France website = $378 pp

Cabin Review

Veranda Stateroom

Cabin B

The cabin was very well organized. It was small, but the space was effectively used. Very clean and up-to-date. We had a balcony but rarely went out on it. We spent very little time in the room as were mostly touring France during the day. We never turned the TV on. This itinerary was very busy. When we had free time on the ship during the day, we enjoyed the Aquavit Terrace and the upstairs sun decks. We had lovely weather and were traveling with friends and family, so we had very little time to ourselves.

Port Reviews


We paid for the additional tour - Timeless Town of Perouges. We thought it was an interesting Medieval town, but in hindsight we should have passed on that tour and spent more time in Lyon. We had not been to Lyon before, and had the morning included bus tour / walking tour which was very informational and we really enjoyed. Lyon is a very large beautiful city. We wish we had the afternoon to go back to Lyon and explore.


We paid for the additional tour Chateaneuf-Du-Pape. We loved the tour and the wine tasting at the Perrin Family Vineyards. Beautiful country side, informational wine tasting, and we loved our tour guide. Highly recommend this tour.

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