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Captivating Rhine

Wine Cruise | April 6 - 13, 2020

Enjoy a fascinating 7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel aboard the AmaStella

For More Details and Reservations, Contact Your Travel Professional:
Renee Sutton, CTA, ECC, LCS
Owner / Luxury Vacation Specialist
(513) 943-7363 | rsutton@dreamvacations.com

Trip Itinerary

Itinerary Map

DAY 1: Amsterdam


Welcome Aboard Wine Toast

DAY 2: Amsterdam


Canal cruise tour
Scenic cruising out of Amsterdam

DAY 3: Cologne


"Holy City" walking tour and cathedral visit OR Cologne bike tour OR Kölsch beer tasting

DAY 4: Rhine Gorge & Rüdesheim


Castles along the Rhine scenic cruising

Rüdesheim wine tasting OR Gondola ride OR Schloss Johannisberg bike tour OR Vineyard hike

Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum OR Rüdesheimer Coffee

DAY 5: Ludwigshafen


"Romantic Heidelberg" excursion OR Heidelberg Philosopher’s Path hike OR "Secrets of Speyer" tour

DAY 6: Strasbourg


"The Gem of Alsace" tour OR Strasbourg bike tour

DAY 7: Breisach


Riquewihr and wine tasting OR Freiburg and wine tasting OR Breisach wine country bike tour OR Black Forest excursion

DAY 8: Basel




Our Small Group Value

  • Spacious accommodations in riverview stateroom or suite - most staterooms offer twin balconies or French balconies
  • Fine dining, including unlimited complimentary hand-selected wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • "Sip & Sail" Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Cocktail Reception and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Guided shore excursions in every port including Special Interest Tours
  • Live entertainment, cooking demonstration and more
  • Complimentary bicycles
  • Services of a professional Cruise Manager


Double Occupancy


from $2,999 $2,249 per person

Single Occupancy


from $3,749 $2,999 per person

For More Details and Reservations, Contact Your Travel Professional:
Renee Sutton, CTA, ECC, LCS
Owner / Luxury Vacation Specialist
(513) 943-7363 | rsutton@dreamvacations.com

Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a Category E stateroom. To upgrade to a higher category, please ask for more details. Double occupancy rate reflects $750 savings on cruise fare per person on new bookings made by April 30, 2019 and is not combinable with the group discount of $250, which will apply after the promotion expires. Single Supplement Waived is offered in place of the double occupancy stateroom dollar savings, and is applicable to category E/D staterooms only (capacity controlled). Once promotional offer expires, Solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts. Offer is limited to availability, is capacity controlled and is subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges of $189 per person, stateroom upgrades and roundtrip airfare are additional. Travel Protection is available; please ask your Travel Agent about your protection options or contact your local provider. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40. V19JAN25MG

CANCELLATION CHARGES: In the unfortunate event a participant must cancel travel, notice to AmaWaterways must be via email, which must include a return receipt and read notation, or other writing stating clearly and correctly each guest’s name, ship name, start and end date of the cruise and a brief statement of the reason for cancellation. Other forms of notice are not sufficient. The effective date of the cancellation is the date we receive the written cancellation notice. A name change or substitution of participant is also treated as a cancellation in that all cancellation charges apply. Cancellation charges are per-person, based on the cancellation date, as follows: after Group Review Date and up to 121 days before departure: $200 loss of deposit; 120-90 days before departure: $400 loss of deposit; 89-60 days before departure: 35% of cruise and land price; 59-30 days before departure: 50% of cruise and land price; 29-7 days before departure: 80% of cruise and land price; 6 days or less before departure: 100% of cruise and land price. Deposits for A+, AA+ and Suites are non-refundable. Protection plan premiums are nonrefundable. After travel begins, there is no refund for unused services, or unused portions of cruise, cruise/tour or airfare.

PASSPORT AND VISAS: A valid passport is required for each participant. Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months after the scheduled return date to the USA. For travel to Vietnam and Cambodia, we require a copy of your valid passport prior to or at final payment. If not received in this time, embarkation may be denied and cancellation penalties will apply. For travel to Africa, a valid passport with 8 open/nonstamped pages is required. At publication time, a visa is required for a US citizen to travel to Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe (as well as numerous other countries). A non-US citizen must consult appropriate consulates regarding visa and other document requirements. Obtaining required visas and any other required travel documentation, and assuring these are complete and correct in all ways, is the sole responsibility of each participant. We are not in a position to obtain or verify the accuracy or completeness of any participant’s visa or other required documentation and shall not be responsible or liable for delay or missed portion of any cruise or cruise tour or other problems resulting from the participant lacking the appropriate travel documentation.

PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE: Published prices do not include vessel fuel surcharges; passport and visa fees; baggage fees; travel, health, accident or other insurance; vaccinations; laundry; additional food and beverages; optional excursions; gratuities or other items or services of a personal nature.

DISCLAIMER OF RESPONSIBILITY: Our arrangements are with AWL, and they arrange with others for services described in this brochure. Transport on river cruise ships (“ships”) or other forms of transport (“transport”) is provided by third party owners, operators and charterers (“supplier(s)”). Suppliers are separate entities and are deemed not to be principals, agents, employees or partners of us or AWL. We and AWL do not own or operate any ship or transport service. Accordingly, FOR US AND AWL WE DISCLAIM RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR, AND PARTICIPANT WAIVES, RELEASES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THERE SHALL NOT BE ANY CLAIM OR RECOURSE AGAINST US OR AWL FOR OR AS A CONSEQUENCE OF: BREACH OF DUTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENT OR WILLFUL OR INTENTIONAL ACT, FAILURE TO ACT OR OMISSION BY ANY SUPPLIER. Supplier and participant obligations and liabilities are subject in each case to terms and conditions of each supplier’s contract of carriage or other supplier terms and conditions, and any and all applicable government laws and regulations and international conventions that apply, including, but not limited to choice of law, jurisdiction of disputes and limitations of liability and limitations on timing of claims. PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT WE AND AWL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY) OR EXPENSE OCCASIONED BY ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY SUPPLIER PROVIDING SERVICES, OR ANY PROVIDER OF A TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN, OR INSURER, OR OF ANY OTHER PERSON. If the services of a supplier cannot be delivered or there are changes in any planned service for any reason beyond our control, we will make an effort to arrange similar services. Any resulting additional expenses will be participant’s responsibility. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: REGARDLESS OF ANY OTHER PROVISIONS IN THIS BROCHURE, OUR AND AWL’S LIABILITY FOR BREACH, DAMAGE, LOSS, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, OR OTHER LOSS, INJURY OR DAMAGE, ALSO INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ECONOMIC DAMAGES, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, MENTAL SUFFERING AND/OR PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGIC INJURY, WHETHER OCCURRING BEFORE THE START OF TRAVEL, AFTER TRAVEL HAS BEGUN, AFTER COMPLETION OF THE TRAVEL, OR MULTIPLE TIME PERIODS, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER DUE TO ACCIDENTAL OR WILLFUL OR INTENTIONAL ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY, OR OTHER CAUSE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID TO US FOR THE TRAVEL.

CALIFORNIA SELLER OF TRAVEL LAW: We are registered with the California Attorney General, California Seller of Travel Program as Amadeus Waterways, Inc., registration number CST 2065452-40. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

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