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Avalon Expression Review

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Exceeding expectations up the Danube!

Review for Avalon Expression to Europe
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The Steeles
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Nov 2018
Cabin: Panorama Suite with French Balcony

Our cruise was a themed cruise, Beer Enthusiast, and started in Budapest ending in Prague. Our flights, to / from, were arranged through Avalon on Lufthansa. The connections worked out great without a lot of layover time. The transfer to the ship from the airport was very easy. The registration kiosk at the airport provided us with essential information and could not have been any nicer.

Upon arriving at our ship, Expression, the staff ensured we were registered and situated into our room. The ship, only a few years old, was very well maintained and clean. The cabin we were given had a wonderful view. Traveling at night you could see the small towns as you passed through them. Yes the landscape is beautiful even at night. You pass through some locks on your excursion on the Danube. Waking up in the middle of the night to see the lock wall and rising in the lock was amazing.

The food, Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks, was excellent. They had a great selection to satisfy any pallet. The lunch and dinner menus included specialty dishes from the country we were currently in. There was a snack station in the back of the boat offering coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juices, this was always well stocked and selection of cookies, pastries and muffins was excellent. The service at all meals was impeccable.

Cabin Review

Panorama Suite with French Balcony

Cabin A

The cabin was very roomy and had plenty of storage space. We didn't really spend a lot of time in the room but my wife and i had plenty of room. Don't worry about storage, plenty of closet and drawer space. Luggage storage is under the bed. The bed was very comfortable and room was immaculate.

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