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4.1
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perth.couple

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

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Good, but with a couple of exceptions

Review for Travelmarvel Jewel to Europe - River Cruise

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DPTANDT

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 again. First, the positives. The Cruise director Emese was truly excellent, very approachable and hands-on throughout. We can't praise her enough, and the organisation of just about ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

50 Helpful Votes


River cruise convert. No more big ships for us.

Review for Travelmarvel Diamond to Europe - River Cruise

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Louise Kearney

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 Scenic was outrageous, and the single cabins were on the bottom deck at waterline. With Travelmarvel, my sister paid NO single supplement (she was not therefore eligible for free airfare, ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

13 Helpful Votes


Poor service

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - All

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Yorkshire senior cruisers

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 Budapest airport, whilst majority of other guests were notified and offered alternatives 2 to 3 days earlier. Had to stay at 2 Hilton hotels in Budapest and Vienna and take coach to ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

6 Helpful Votes


Travel Marvel Diamond- Jewel

Review for Travelmarvel Diamond to Europe - River Cruise

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kirky52

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 the difference.The cruise was not cheap at £6600 and that was supposed top be discounted. Glad we didnt pay full price.According to the write up we had from ROL all sightseeing ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

3 Helpful Votes


Low budget if that's your priority

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - River Cruise

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Alyson18

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

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, and we were lucky to have a patient taxi driver who did endless u-turns and asked many questions of the locals to finally find it. Travel Marvel is at the cheaper end of the market, ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

8 Helpful Votes


Excellent Service All The way

Review for Travelmarvel Diamond to Europe - River Cruise

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Colin B

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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 luxury line but we certainly had no complaints about anything on this ship. Our tour departed from Budapest on 30 April and arrived in Amsterdam on 14 May. We arrived in Budapest two days ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

11 Helpful Votes


Amazing

Review for Travelmarvel Sapphire to Europe - River Cruise

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kateballam

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 only the lounge to go. Only one dining area. Food was great and service excellent. But meal times were bedlam with people rushing for tables and lines waiting for service at the buffet. ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

4 Helpful Votes


Very Difficult to find any faults

Review for Travelmarvel Jewel to Europe - River Cruise

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ozejim

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 class and the wine plentiful, and good! The cabins are small but perfectly functional. Plenty of storage space for two people. Big thank you to our cabin stewardess, Julia, and our ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

28 Helpful Votes


One of our best trips ever!

Review for Travelmarvel Jewel to Europe - River Cruise

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JetstreamKent

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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 were not disappointed. From early on it was apparent that Travelmarvel/APT were a very well organised company. As UK residents we had not come across APT before. If all travel/tour ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

10 Helpful Votes


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