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Viking Jarl Review

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Very sad and disappointed

Review for Viking Jarl to Europe River
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Jim Salmon
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Apr 2019

I was so excited to be on my first and only Viking River Cruise of a lifetime on the Danube River through Europe. We saved and saved for several years. Then when the time came we were told by Viking the day before we left home the Danube River was low and we would "most likely" "maybe" mean we would be on multiple ships. Getting ready, vacation time, arrangements for watching our home, air fare, we couldn't not go! What they didn't tell us is we would be on busses for hours and hours! That we would establish relationships with the the crew members only to be changed from one boat to another. There was a group of people on the cruise who wanted to sue Viking, cause trouble, and demand their money back. We are not that type of people. Viking offered us an $800 credit if we traveled with them again within one year, which for most people would be impossible money wise as it was with us. We are saving for a cruise to Alaska and unfortunately it won't be on a Viking ship, although I wish it was because of the first rate ship board experience when things go right. I guess I'm just very disappointed and saddened by our experience.

Jim Salmon

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