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November 27, 2015 River Cruising No Comments Email Email

New Year, new European river cruise

The newest river cruise entrant in the Australian market, Amras Cruises delivers exciting, new, all-inclusive European itineraries at an exceptional price on board the luxurious, award-winning Amadeus fleet – with berths now available for 2016 across a range of romantic river voyages visiting some of the region’s most picturesque cities and villages via scenic waterways including the Blue Danube, Rhine and River Seine.

Itineraries start from just $2995 pp for 8 days.

Amras Cruises’ on-board experience

With most vessels less than four years old, and the Amadeus Silver named last year’s “River Boat of the Year”, Amras’ Amadeus fleet is renowned for generous common areas, panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows in most staterooms, complimentary concierge and Wi-Fi, gourmet dining influenced by each destination (with carefully selected European beer and wines included with lunch and dinner every day), culturally-inspired entertainment and famous Austrian hospitality on board every trip.

 Sensational shore excursions – at no additional cost

Every stop along the way, passengers are invited to head ashore with an expert English-speaking guide to explore everything from wine tasting in Burgundy to the natural beauty of Austria’s Wachau District to the bustling beauty of Amsterdam, Vienna and Budapest. From cultural excursions to city tours and shopping trips, all shore excursions are included in the cruise cost, with state-of-the-art headsets ensuring passengers never miss any of the fascinating facts along the way.

 Ideal itineraries – our best-sellers for 2016

Showcasing picture-perfect villages, splendid countryside, magnificent castles and vibrant cities, the 15-day Amsterdam to Budapest (or reverse) Across Europe cruise includes 14 cultural enrichment shore excursions, all meals, free-flowing wine and beer with lunch dinner every day, on-board entertainment and more. Eight sailings are set for 2016 commencing 28 April 2016, starting from only $6,395.

The 8-day Tulip Serenade – Dutch and Belgium Waterways cruise along the waterways and canals of the Netherlands and Belgium, taking in medieval churches, Renaissance palaces, glorious art, towns famed for their cheese and chocolates and incredible tulips offers incredible value – with prices starting from $3,145 and five sailings scheduled commencing 26 March 2015.

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

McLachlan Tours’ exclusive partnership with European river cruising experts, Amras Cruises has introduced a new range of romantic river itineraries to the local market with berths now available for 2016 European summer bookings. McLachlan Tours is fully accredited with the AFTA Travel Accreditation Scheme (ATAS) and is a member of the Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) and Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA). McLachlan Tours can customise itineraries for travel agents’ clients anywhere in the world.

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

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