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38 Travelmarvel Cruise Reviews


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DPTANDT

3 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Good, but with a couple of exceptions

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We cruised from Amsterdam to Budapest, September 2019, in an Owners Suite. Overall this was a very good trip, but there were a couple of not so good features which could potentially stop us using the Jewel ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Louise Kearney

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

River cruise convert. No more big ships for us.

We chose our 2 week river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam with Travelmarvel mainly from an economic point of view. My husband and I were travelling with my sister, and the single supplement for her on APT and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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stephenp

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship but the Captain !!!!!

This was a full charter from Hanau to Passau on the River Main and Canal to Passau. The ship was clean, Crew from eastern Europe and the Philipines. Most were friendly and helpful. The Food was good but the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Amanda Coles

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

APT river cruise to Myanmar on Princess Panhwar

This was the best holiday I have ever had. The country of Myanmar is fascinating; the Burmese people are unassuming and friendly, and the culture of the country well preserved and wonderful. The service on the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Yorkshire senior cruisers

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Poor service

Never tried river cruising before as previously Ocean and Sea cruises. Route looked like it would have good trips available. Started badly as we were not informed of river level problems until we arrived at ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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kirky52

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Travel Marvel Diamond- Jewel

We chose this trip from an Readers offers Ltd advertising literature it was supposed to be APT but we later found out that as Travelmarvel its the more budget arm of APT so you need to see APTs brochure to find out ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Alyson18

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Low budget if that's your priority

My husband and I recently travelled from Budapest. We explored Budapest on our own and joined the ship under our own steam. We spent an hour trying to find the boat, which was not where they explained it would be, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Colin B

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service All The way

We chose this trip because the Budapest/Amsterdam river cruise was a bucket list item and this particular cruise was advertised in our local paper at a considerable discount. Travel Marvel is not regarded as a ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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kateballam

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing

Always wanted to cruise the rivers and see the locks. We had done two cruises before but they were on large ships. We found this cruise ship to be a bit small. When the roof was closed due to the locks, there was ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Medeba

3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

A Truly Wonderful Holiday

We have done two previous river cruises: The Mekong and The Douro. This river cruise along the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy to visitors) from Mandalay to Yangon (formerly Rangoon) far exceeded our expectations; there were ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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ozejim

4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Very Difficult to find any faults

Travelmarvel did a great job from start to finish. The Jewel is small but elegant. The whole crew is superbly trained and the desire to please the guests is obvious in everything that they do. The food was first ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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JetstreamKent

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

One of our best trips ever!

Having done a number of ocean cruises, we wanted to put a toe in the water with river cruising. Our UK travel agent Iglu Cruise suggested that we try the Rhine and Main cruise as a sensible platform entry. Wow! we ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Pam Dean

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

FABULOUS CRUISE MADE PERFECT BY FABULOUS CRUISE DIRECTOR - "ROLAND"

Myself and a good friend recently completed the 15 Day River Cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest with Travelmarvel on the "Jewel". We enjoyed everything about the cruise from the time we boarded to the time we ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Jacqueline Hills

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Good value for money.

We sailed mid June from Nuremberg to Budapest.. Cabins were small but very clean, beds comfy.. Breakfast buffet was excellent, lunch could be taken in the dining room or a more relaxed setting in the lounge. Dinner ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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15NSW17

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

This trip was recommended by friends who had travelled with Travelmarvel on the Rhine-Main-Danube River cruise. As seniors this was to be our last overseas holiday and we could not have picked a more wonderful ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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janeandstew

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

What a fantastic river cruise

What a great experience with Travelmarvel. We had travelled before with this company on a Mekong river cruies and we were so impresssed with the company that we had no hestitation booking this cruise. We have done a ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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petersturgeon

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

A Dismal experience

We chose this cruise as advertised in the telgraph, as it seemed to entirely fill our requirement by calling at several cultural centres along the Danube, then the Danube-Main canal finally along the Rhein to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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janrick58

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Best River cruise ever, an experience of a life time, go now whilst you can

Being able to cruise the Irrawaddy River was a privilege, seeing Burma at this time was fascinating. The people of Burma are wonderful, the crew could not do enough for us. The Chef cooked me a special meal each ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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mitsyate

9 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Holiday

The river cruise was amazing from the moment we stepped on board to the moment we disembarked. The ship was very well appointed,the staff were wonderful would do anything to make your trip more enjoyable. We ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Di Raison

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Safe and relaxing way to tour Burma without long coach journeys

Relaxing way to visit Burma. This holiday was booked through Travelmarvel on a full board basis and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. The boat was modern and immaculately clean and all staff could not do enough for us, ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Grahamm

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

What a Great Cruise

My wife & I had always dreamed of this river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest, my brother had not long ago returned from his cruise with travel marvel & was very happy with the service. We boarded in Amsterdam & ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Penetaylor

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam to Basel MS Excellence Queen

We chose this cruise as it was our first river boat experience and were apprehensive about the smaller confined boat, so only did a 7 night one and then continued to see other countries by ourselves. The crew ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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robertcolinlynch1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Views of the Rhine Gorge

I had travelled the Rhine by train, and so, having seen this Amsterdam to Basel Rhine cruise advertised at a discount, we decided to book our first river cruise. All our previous cruises had been ocean cruises. We ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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chapelhall

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Excellent River Cruise

Great offer from Iglu Cruise. We chose a lower deck cabin with two very large circular portholes. The cabin was very roomy with lots of storage and beautiful shower-room. It had safe deposit box, fridge and ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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marshhayden

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

A wonderful Budapest to Amsterdam cruise

We had a wonderful cruise on the Travelmarvel Diamond, all the crew we had contact with were cheerful, efficient and helpful and our cruise director, Marion was exceptional. The ship is a bit older than the newest ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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