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May 20, 2015

Christmas Cruises for 2016


Contact: Melanie Gravdal

Avalon Waterways Delivers with 7 Christmas Cruises for 2016

LITTLETON, Colorado – May 20, 2015 – In the last five years, Avalon Waterways has doubled its Christmas-themed departures, giving more travelers more chances to delight in the sights, smells and tastes of Central Europe’s Christmas markets while sailing European waterways via the company’s Suite Ships.

“In addition to increasing our Christmas cruise departures to cater to the growing popularity of festive cruises, we are also offering travelers more diverse itineraries from which to choose the perfect Christmas cruise,” said Patrick Clark, managing director of Avalon Waterways. “Now, they can experience the Christmas traditions found along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. And, in 2016, festive travelers can enjoy all three (3) rivers in one trip on our 17-day Christmastime Zurich to Budapest cruise.”

For travelers interested in enjoying a very, merry Christmas season aboard one of Avalon’s Suite Ships, 2016 offers them seven (7) itineraries – from five (5) to 17 days – from which to choose a great holiday:

  1. Christmastime in Alsace & Germany (5 days), priced from $1,215 on the Avalon Tranquility II
  2. Christmas in the Heart of Germany (8 days), priced from $1,773 on the Avalon Tranquility II
  3. Christmastime on the Danube-Westbound (9 days), priced from $2,133 on the Avalon Impression
  4. Christmastime on the Danube-Eastbound (9 days), priced from $2,133 on the Avalon Impression
  5. Christmastime Zurich to Prague (12 days), priced from $2,898 on the Avalon Tranquility II
  6. Christmastime Frankfurt to Budapest (13 days), priced from $3,375 on the Avalon Tranquility II
  7. Christmastime Zurich to Budapest (17 days), priced from $4,589 on the Avalon Tranquility II

DEAL ALERT: Those booking their 2016 cruise early can save SAVE 10% on all Europe cruises. For details, click here.

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Since we launched our very first ship in 2004, Avalon Waterways has invited you – our traveler – to be our muse. Thanks to you, we let imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space, be our guide. The result? An incomparable river cruise experience, including one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites℠ – with innovative Open-Air Balconies® and beds facing the views – on the industry’s only Suite Ships®: Unequaled vessels that feature two full decks of 200- and 300-square-foot suites.
And on the spectacular ships of Avalon, “included” is one of our favorite words. Spacious outside staterooms with plenty of room to relax – included. Special touches like regional wines and beer at every onboard dinner – included. Complimentary Wi-Fi – included. The most shore excursions, led by Certified Local Guides – included. VIP entrance into must-see sites – included. Unique Local FavoritesSM designed to bring your destination to life – included. In addition to everything that is included, we also give you the freedom of Avalon Choice® – a different approach to river cruising that invites travelers to personalize their trip.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic mini-break, an in-depth 24-day exploration or something in between, with Avalon Waterways, you can choose the river cruise that reveals the very best of Europe, Asia or South America– your way!
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