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Viking Modi Review

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Staff wonderful, but beware what Viking promises

Review for Viking Modi to Europe River
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HeatherLynn702
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Jun 2019
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom

Just returned from 14-day Amsterdam to Budapest with 3-day Prague extension. I've done a lot of cruising, so was really looking forward to Viking's "superior" experience, and was really disappointed.

The ships' crews were great. FYI, if you're on the Modi or Skirnir, there's a broken lock on the Main, and they'll give you 48 hours notice on an "unfortunately" announcement about switching ships (we docked at Nuremberg, toured, and were bused 3 hours to Regensburg, where we boarded the Modi with a new crew, same room, etc.). Transfer was handled smoothly, but they've been doing this since lock broke on June 5th - they should be more up front about it.

Before I booked the 3-day Prague extension, I read that Viking promised train transfer, but used people. When I booked, I was assured we would transfer by train. Not true - was a 9 hour coach ride, which the onboard guide told me they'd been doing for 5 years. Also - that's your whole first day. We got in at 5 p.m. and were exhausted. Hotel about 2 mi out of old town Prague, so long walk. For what we paid for that extension ($699 per person), I could have put us on train for the 2.5 hr ride, and a closer hotel, at half the price tag. Again, my main gripe is the build-in dishonesty about the company.

Response from VikingS, Community Team

Thank you, HeatherLynn702, for your kind words towards our staff and for taking the time to provide a detailed review of your recent Viking journey. Even still, your disappointment in our Air...

Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom

Cabin E

Small but efficient cabin with window but no opening window or balcony (was twice the cost).

Port Reviews

Miltenberg

Standard included walking tour.

Wurzburg

Standard included walking tour.

Bamberg

Standard included walking tour.

Nuremberg

Standard included walking tour.

Regensburg

Standard included walking tour.

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