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Exclusive AFAR Sailing

Reserve our October 16, 2021 Best of Holland & Belgium river cruise with AFAR aboard our award-winning AmaSerena. Unpack once and let us guide you through two magical countries: the Netherlands and Belgium as we take care of you every step of the way. This intimate journey offers unique exclusive experiences and enriching excursions curated for readers of AFAR magazine, including an exclusive dining experience at the most famous restaurant in Brussels for mussels - the Chez Léon. You’ll also enjoy stunning views throughout the ship as well our signature locally-sourced cuisine, including an exquisite multi-course dinner at The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant. Choose from one of three incredible offers below – plus a $300 per stateroom onboard credit!

Additionally, enhance your experience with an optional 1-night pre-river cruise land program in Amsterdam which includes a stay at the 5-star Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam – also an AFAR exclusive. Enjoy a private welcome cocktail reception, a sumptuous breakfast, transfer to the AmaSerena by canal boat and more!

River cruise with confidence by watching our Health & Safety Protocols video at right to see how our staff and crew provide you with peace of mind throughout your journey.

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Choose Your Offer:

  • FREE Airfare with Round-Trip Airport Transfers
  • OR
  • $2,000 Per Stateroom Savings
  • OR
  • Solo Travelers’ Promotion: 10% Single Supplement
  • *Must mention promo code: AFAR
Overview Best of Holland & Belgium with AFAR
CRUISE YEAR
CRUISE FROM : Amsterdam to Amsterdam
Immerse yourself in a feast for the senses as you travel through the Netherlands and Belgium. Taste rich Belgian chocolates and listen to the distinctive clanks and charms of mechanical instruments at Utrecht’s Museum Speelklok. Admire the beautiful architecture and artistry of castles that include Utrecht’s de Haar, Brussels’ Gaasbeek and Ghent’s Caste of the Counts of Flanders. Inhale the aroma of freshly pressed Belgian waffles and Dutch street fries. And feel the gentle breeze dance along your cheeks as you cruise through the Amsterdam canals as well as during your boat ride to Kinderdijk from Alblasserdam. As a diverse array of knowledgeable and gracious local guides share each destination’s unique history with you, you’ll return from this cruise having experienced the best of Holland and Belgium!
COUNTRIES: Belgium, Netherlands
RIVERS: Dutch & Belgian Waterways

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

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Included Features Best of Holland & Belgium with AFAR

ONBOARD CRUISE INCLUSIONS
  • 7-night river cruise in elegantly appointed accommodations
  • Fine dining on board in multiple venues
  • Small group guided shore excursions with a variety of choices, including exclusive Special Interest Tours, hiking and biking tours
  • Unlimited hand-selected wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Sip & Sail cocktail hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Professionally trained Wellness Host leading engaging wellness activities
  • Live local entertainment
  • Unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi access
AFAR EXCLUSIVES
  • Recommended pre-cruise land program: 1 night in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Recommended Chef’s Table experience on the evening of embarkation
  • Recommended dining experience at the Chez Léon
EXCLUSIVE AFAR PRE-CRUISE LAND PROGRAM
  • 1 night stay in Amsterdam at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam Hotel in a Luxury Canal View Room
  • Private transfer from the Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol) to the Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam Hotel*
  • Sumptuous Breakfast
  • Welcome Reception with canapés
  • Luggage porterage service
  • Transfer from the Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam Hotel to the AmaSerena by Canal Boat
Dates & Prices Best of Holland & Belgium with AFAR
EMBARK October 16
7-NIGHT CRUISEAmsterdamAmsterdam
FREE AIR FROM SELECT GATEWAYS
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
RECOMMENDED
1 NIGHT AMSTERDAM PRE-CRUISE LAND PROGRAM – AFAR EXCLUSIVE

CHECK-INOctober 15
Notes:
ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Port Charges not included in cruise price$196 per person.

Single Supplement for CruiseSingle Supplement for Cruise Single Supplement for Cruise: Category E and D 25% of twin price; Category C, BB, BA, AB and AA 50% of twin price; AA+ and Suite 100% of twin price.

Single Supplement for LandA single supplement charge will be applied to pre- and post-cruise hotel extensions. Please call for pricing details.

BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

Reserve your next river cruise with peace of mind
Ask your Travel Advisor about our new Travel Waiver Plus or call us at 1-800-626-0126

Terms & Conditions:

Offers are valid on select AFAR sailings only. All cruise savings listed are per stateroom in USD, based on double occupancy, and are not combinable with Free Air promotions or reduced single supplement promotions. Must mention promo code AFAR1000 in order to receive. FREE ECONOMY AIRFARE promotions are only valid for bookings made by July 31, 2021. FREE ECONOMY AIRFARE promotions are based on round-trip, trans-Atlantic airfare departing from select gateways. FREE ECONOMY AIRFARE promotions include base ticket price, fuel surcharges, taxes, and round-trip airport transfers between the airport and ship and/or hotel for services purchased through AmaWaterways for a published itinerary only. FREE ECONOMY AIRFARE promotions are not applicable to triple/ child fares and are not combinable with each other. Guest(s) must pay full brochure (published) fare for all itinerary components in order to qualify. Any air schedules and ticketing relating to AmaWaterways air promotions will be provided 75 - 90 days before the travel start date once full payment is received for the river cruise and promotional air price (if any). Once payment has been received in full and your airline tickets have been issued, any changes will be subject to penalty and any additional fare collection if not cancelled within 24 hours of ticketing. Should the name on your airline reservation not match your passport exactly, your airline reservation will have to be cancelled, full penalties will be assessed and your reservation will have to be recreated subject to market pricing at the time of the new reservation. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of AmaWaterways. Custom itineraries, itinerary requests, and schedule deviations are not accepted on this promotion. Air carrier and flight schedule will be confirmed by AmaWaterways and cannot be substituted. No recourse available for changes or cancellations on selected flight schedules. Additional charges imposed by the carrier will apply and can be found on the carrier’s website on or after the release of the flight schedule. Must mention promo code AFAR-AIR. Solo Travelers receive reduced single supplement of 10% on cruise only fare, applicable to all stateroom categories, excluding suites; not combinable with any other offer. Must mention promo code AFAR10 in order to receive. Any reduced single supplement is not combinable with other offers or savings. Onboard credit of $300 per stateroom ($150 per person) is based on double occupancy; solo travelers will receive half. Past Guest Savings and Future Cruise Benefit Program may be combined with the featured offers and are applicable only to past guests. Stateroom upgrades, land programs, port charges, visas, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Offer is capacity-controlled and subject to modification, reduction, or withdrawal without notice. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-20.

Ships Best of Holland & Belgium with AFAR
This 156-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with our exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, complimentary Wi-Fi on board and more.Learn more