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Top 6 River Cruise highlights for 2016

December 22, 2015 River Cruising No Comments Email Email
  1. The launch of the Amadeus Silver III

Debuting in European Spring 2016, the luxurious, ms Amadeus Silver III incorporates the world-class attributes of its award-winning sister ship Amadeus Silver into an innovative design built for optimal comfort, relaxation and sustainable travel. Features include: panoramic windows; spacious walk-out balconies in all 12 suites; windows that transform into an open-air French balcony in majority of its 72 cabins; incredible dining and bar areas; a beauty salon, massage room, fitness studio and roof-top Sun Deck with lounge area, golf putting green and walking track. The Amadeus Silver III will depart on her maiden Amras Cruises voyage on 30 April 2016, sailing the 8-day ‘Tulip Serenade’ from Amsterdam to Amsterdam (berths from $3595 pp).

  1. Even more incredible inclusive value

Offering some of the most competitive luxury river cruise prices, with berths starting from $2995 pp for 8 days, Amras Cruises specialises in providing a world-leading inclusive experience. The one price encompasses: all shore excursions – led by expert English speaking local guides; all meals – paired with free flowing beer, wine and soft drinks; on-board entertainment – including musical performances, cooking demonstrations and informative lectures; complimentary Wi-Fi and in-stateroom infotainment centre, all gratuities and more.

  1. Seven enchanting itineraries, with 76 sailings

In 2016, Amras Cruises will offer seven enchanting itineraries for Australians to choose from, with 76 sailings scheduled from 26 March to 3 November 2016. A full overview of itineraries can be found

  1. Fine cuisine and selected vintages

Gourmet on-board dining, featuring fine local ingredients and regional specialties – based on the cruise itinerary – is a speciality focus for Amras Cruises. At every meal – breakfast, lunch and dinner, choose between classical haute cuisine, regional dishes and vegetarian alternatives. At lunch and dinner, complimentary free-flowing regional beers and wines are carefully selected to enhance each meal.

  1. Immersive on-shore cultural experiences

Every stop along the way, passengers are invited ashore with an expert English-speaking guide to explore historic villages, bustling European cities, and the beauty of the countryside – all included in the price of the berth.

In 2016, Amras Cruises is also offering Prelude and Finale tours to provide an even more immersive experience – accommodation, and transfers to/from the airport, hotel and ship are included in the Prelude and Finale tour cost.  

  1. 2016 family and group travel incentive – for every 9 full paying passengers, the 10th travels free!

In 2016, Amras Cruises is incentivising family and group travel through offering a special deal, allowing the 10thperson in a group booking to travel free. For 9 full paying passengers the 10th travels free; with 18 full-paying passengers, 2 travel free. There is a maximum of four free in any one group.

For further information on the range of itineraries and departure dates, visit

*Price are all-inclusive, but do not include airfares

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