Exclusive AFAR Sailings

Book our November 2, 2020 Rhine River cruise with AFAR and sail through four magical countries: Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands. This intimate journey includes airfare, enriching excursions that include an exclusive visit to the castle winery Schloss Johannisberg in Rüdesheim, Germany, and your choice of one of three incredible offers below – plus a $300 per stateroom onboard credit!

Along with your cruise, we recommend enhancing your experience with a 1-night pre-cruise land program in Basel, Switzerland – exclusive to this AFAR sailing. Join us – we look forward to surprising and delighting you.

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

Your Esteemed Host
Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio, EVP/Chief Revenue Officer, AFAR Media

Ellen’s love of travel and people has always inspired her career. As AFAR’s Chief Revenue Officer, Ellen helps inspire, guide, and enable travelers to connect with the AFAR brand and all its partners—something she’s been proud to do since joining AFAR in 2009. Prior to that, Ellen served as VP/GM of Weekend Edition & Luxury Group at The Wall Street Journal, where she launched its successful lifestyle magazine, WSJ. She has also served as SVP/Publisher of Travel + Leisure.

Overview Enchanting Rhine with AFAR
CRUISE YEAR
CRUISE FROM : Basel to Amsterdam
Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and their progressive future. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, poetry and music, like Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote A Tramp Abroad. Timeless traditions remain intact—from the making of Kölsch, Cologne’s legendary brew, to the making of Rüdesheimer coffee. Take a front-row seat on an enchanting journey that takes you along the Rhine and through its designated UNESCO World Heritage Site with its 40 castles strung like pearls on its river banks and to magnificent cities and charming villages alike.
COUNTRIES: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland
RIVERS: Rhine

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

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Included Features Enchanting Rhine with AFAR

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
Dates & Prices Enchanting Rhine with AFAR
EMBARK November 2
7-NIGHT CRUISEBaselAmsterdam
Free Air From Select Gateways
PRICES ARE PER PERSON
RECOMMENDED
1 NIGHT IN BASEL PRE-CRUISE LAND PROGRAM – AFAR EXCLUSVE

CHECK-INNovember 1
ADD 2 NIGHTS ZURICH + 2 NIGHTS LUCERNE PRE-CRUISE
CHECK-INOctober 29
Notes:
ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Port Charges not included in cruise price$189 per person.

Single Supplement for CruiseSingle Supplement for Cruise: Category E and D 25% of twin price; Category CB, CA/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 ask 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).

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 ECOMOMY 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. The deposit requirement for FREE ECONOMY AIR is $750 per person, $550 of which is non-refundable. Guest(s) must pay full brochure (published) fare for all itinerary components in order to qualify. 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%, 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 of 10-25% 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. Offers are combinable with Past Guest Privilege Rewards Program as well as Future Cruise Benefit Program. 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 Enchanting Rhine 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