2026 Early Booking Reward

Reserve your 2026 river cruise early and save

AmaWaterways is delighted to announce our 2026 sailing season and Early Booking Rewards earlier than ever before!

Up to 20% Cruise Savings

on select sailings when you reserve your river cruise by September 30, 2024

Plus, this offer is combinable with our special AirPlus fixed rates on airfare!

Whether you prefer exploring on a hilltop hike, biking through the countryside, tasting local delights or simply enjoying the scenery from your balcony, it’s all waiting for you on an unforgettable AmaWaterways river cruise in 2026. More enticing destinations and river cruises will be released in the coming weeks – check back soon for updates!

Contact your preferred travel advisor or call 1-800-626-0126

Newly Released Itineraries

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Danube River

Discover Old-World Europe while sailing through grand capitals and charming villages alike, where castles were built, kings and queens were crowned and some of the most famous classical composers worked and performed. From timeless cities such as Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna to off-the-beaten-path wonders in Croatia, Serbia and Romania, our Danube River itineraries offer a variety of included excursions and exclusive experiences to suit every kind of traveler – in every single season.

Reserve your stateroom on the Danube River by September 30, 2024, and save up to 20% off your river cruise fare with our Early Booking Rewards!

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Mekong River

We are delighted to announce our 2026 Mekong River cruise and land journeys are now accepting reservations! Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Vietnam and Cambodia, witnessing the time-honored skills of local artisans such as silk weaving and rice paper making. Visit rural villages, colorful markets and a beautiful monastery where local monks will perform a Buddhist blessing. Delve into the peaks and valleys of Cambodia’s history in the Royal Palace and National Museums of its beautiful capital, Phnom Penh – and so much more. Enhance your journey with unforgettable optional land packages that take you to such awe-inspiring sites as Angkor Archaeological Park and breathtaking Ha Long Bay as well as Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and even Bangkok, Thailand. On these transformative journeys, the mighty Mekong River truly reveals a vibrant world along – and beyond – its banks!

Plus, right now you can save up to 20% off the river cruise portion of your journey with our Early Booking Rewards when you reserve your Mekong River cruise before September 30, 2024!

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Embark on the journey of a lifetime through the “Land of a Thousand Rhythms” and join AmaWaterways in 2026 as we explore Colombia along the magnificent Magdalena River. Visit the beautiful coastal city of Cartagena, enjoy an exclusive shoreside dinner and performance of traditional cumbia music in El Banco, and journey through the incredible ecological Ciénaga Pijiño region, exploring an impressive variety of native flora and fauna.

Reserve now to secure your top-choice twin-balcony stateroom or suite on board either our stunning AmaMagdalena or AmaMelodia cruising between Cartagena and Barranquilla. Our Early Booking Rewards of 5% are applicable to every stateroom on every Magdalena River cruise departure in 2026 – be sure to take advantage of these limited-time savings before September 30, 2024!

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Rhine, Main and Moselle

Turn the pages of your very own storybook while cruising through Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands on the fairytale Rhine River. Visit iconic cities such as Strasbourg and glide past more than 40 castles that line the riverbanks. Select itineraries also include one or both of the Rhine’s main tributaries: the “best-kept secret” in river cruising, the vineyard-clad Moselle River, and the Main River, home to the impressive Main-Danube Canal. Join us – and create your own “once upon a time” memories.

Reserving early has its rewards – secure your stateroom or suite by September 30, 2024, and save up to 20% on your Rhine, Main or Moselle River journey! 

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Holland & Belgium

Journey along the Dutch and Belgian waterways where history comes alive. Glorious gardens, colorful tulip fields, incredible castles and iconic windmills await – as do the delicious flavors and aromas of Belgian street fries, waffles and chocolates. Come sail away through the Netherlands and Belgium with us on one of two distinctive 7-night river journeys, Tulip Time and Best of Holland & Belgium.

Reserve your 2026 river cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium by September 30, 2024, and save up to 20% on all staterooms and suites with our Early Booking Rewards!

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Our 2026 Secrets of Egypt & the Nile river cruise and land journeys are now available for reservations. Cruise aboard our stunning AmaDahlia or AmaLilia and explore ancient wonders, such as the beguiling Temple of Luxor and the mystifying Valley of the Kings and Queens. Plus, come face-to-face with the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx and the three Pyramids of Giza in Cairo. This unforgettable 11-night cruise and land itinerary includes exclusive experiences, such as a meaningful visit to a Nubian village, and a private lunch at Abdeen Presidential Palace in Cairo – just for AmaWaterways guests. Uncover the many mysteries and secrets that have shaped Egypt’s past and continue to influence the future of this remarkable land during our 2026 sailing season!  

Reserve your Nile River journey before September 30, 2024, and you will receive up to 10% cruise savings with our Early Booking Rewards. Contact your preferred travel advisor to take advantage of this limited-time offer today! 

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We are delighted to announce our life-changing 2026 Africa Safaris & Wildlife Cruises are now available for reservations. Discover the fascinating wildlife, rich culture, and natural wonders of South Africa, including Kruger National Park, as well as Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania and beyond. Customize your ideal river cruise and land journey with expertly curated itineraries that include a 4-night Chobe River wildlife cruise, awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, and the option to begin your journey in either Cape Town or Johannesburg. With world-renowned national parks featuring Africa's "Big Five" from lions to elephants, and spectacular wildlife lodges to choose from, space typically fills quickly on these itineraries.

Best of all, you can save 5% on your river cruise and land journey on all 2026 Africa departures when you reserve before September 30, 2024!

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From the legendary wine regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy and Côtes du Rhône to historic châteaux to the exceptional worlds of artists such as Monet and Van Gogh, AmaWaterways’ river cruises on the Seine, Rhône, Saône, Garonne and Dordogne rivers will help you discover your joie de vivre. Say bonjour to France on one of our six incredible 7-night itineraries! With AmaWaterways' membership in the prestigious La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, Tables et Auberges and La Connetablie de Guyenne, as well as France’s reputation for exquisite food and wine, these are ideal itineraries for food and wine enthusiasts!

New for 2026 as part of our Taste of Bordeaux itinerary: Choose our brand-new 4-night pre-cruise land package in Spain combining 2 nights in Madrid (as an alternative to Bilbao) with 2 nights in San Sebastián. Or enjoy our new 3-night post-cruise land package in Paris (as an alternative to France’s Loire Valley).

Reserve your 2026 France river cruise before September 30, 2024 and save up to 20% on your river cruise fare with our Early Booking Reward!

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Journey through the heart of Portugal on one of two specially curated river cruises along the stunning Douro River. Sip renowned wines amid the sun-drenched vineyards of Port Country, taste the distinctive flavors of Portuguese and Spanish cuisine and discover rich culture in colorful cities such as Porto and Règua. Best of all, you can experience Portugal in every season, reveling in the fall foliage or the festive holiday season with AmaWaterways!

Portugal is trending as one of the world’s most popular travel destinations – contact your travel advisor to reserve your 2026 Douro River cruise by September 30, 2024, and save up to 10% off your cruise fare with our Early Booking Reward!

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Experience More Connections

The destinations we visit each offer their own unique history, traditions, local delicacies and enriching experiences. Get inspired for your 2026 river journey by reading the stories below.

Count down with us and discover the moments you won’t want to miss on your next sailing.
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Terms and Conditions: Early Booking Reward of up to 20% cruise savings is per person based on cruise-only fare (excluding port charges) and applies to all stateroom categories, including suites. Offer is valid on select 2026 sailings through September 30, 2024. Percentage discount amounts do vary by sailing date and are subject to change without notice. Up to 20% Early Booking Reward is combinable with group discounts on departures in 2026 only. Solo travelers must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Loyalty benefits are combinable with Early Booking Rewards and are applicable to past guests only. Up to 20% Early Booking Reward is applied after all other promotions. Stateroom upgrades, optional land packages, visas, airfares and gratuities are additional. Offer is capacity controlled and subject to modifications, changes, reductions or termination without notice. AmaWaterways reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions at any time. Other restrictions apply; visit AmaWaterways.com/terms-conditions for full terms and conditions. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the state of California. CST#2065452-20.