AmaWaterways wine cruises add a unique epicurean dimension to a variety of itineraries at
no additional cost. Join one of these wine cruises with a special wine host and be treated
to a menu of exclusive wine and culinary experiences designed to delve deeper into the
wonderful flavors and tastes of Europe.
From Nuremburg’s iconic Christmas Markets with its iconic red and white striped booths to Strasbourg’s charming white storks, a visit to Europe’s Christmas Markets is a magical experience. Massive Christmas trees strung with thousands of lights are set against the backdrop of most stunning architecture, where travelers and locals alike gather to make merry. Learn about age-old traditions as you wander through the Christmas Markets enjoying whimsical artisanal gifts and the intoxicating aroma of roasted chestnuts, hot cocoa and sugar plums.
We invite you to join our incredible cruise on the Rhône with a Latin Touch, featuring bilingual cruise managers, daily tours with Spanish-speaking guides, Latin-inspired music nights and other distinctive elements.
Explore the rich history of classical music along the Danube River where famous composers lived, worked and performed. Plus, be treated to a variety of live performances on this melodious journey.
Based on the overwhelmingly positive response received from the announcement of our first-ever “Soulful Epicurean Experience” on the Rhône River in 2023, we are delighted to announce three new opportunities for guests to celebrate their heritage and discover Black history and culture along the rivers with us in 2024.
We invite our loyal past guests to join us once again on these special Loyalty Cruises, offering unique experiences in multiple ports, commemorative gifts, and many more surprises and delights.
Imagine if there was a way to combine luxury river cruising on the iconic Danube with the opportunity to indulge your passion and play golf. We have created the perfect package to enable you to do just
that with our Exclusive Concierge Golf Program. Discover Europe, complete with award winning cuisine,
incredible service and a choice of excursions in every port, as well as up to 5 rounds of golf at
some of the leading championship courses on the continent.
AmaWaterways’ Exclusive Concierge Golf Program is available on select Romantic Danube and Melodies of the Danube cruises sailing aboard the AmaMagna.
"I'm Kristin Karst, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of AmaWaterways and I'm passionate about river cruising. Each month, I love to share with you my thoughts, personal stories, travel tips and latest news on the people and places that help turn every mile of our guests' river cruise experience into one of their most cherished memories!"
We are here to support you as you plan for your future river cruise. Below are answers to our guests’ most frequently asked questions regarding travel at this time. Should you have any additional questions, please contact your preferred travel advisor or call us at 800.626.0126 and we will be happy to assist you.
For river cruises in 2023 and 2024, AmaWaterways is not requiring proof of Covid-19 vaccination to board our ships. All guests traveling with AmaWaterways remain responsible for ensuring they meet the travel entry requirements for each country they plan to visit before, during or after their river cruise. These requirements, as mandated by airlines and individual countries or regions, may change without notice and cancellation fees will apply should guests no longer meet the country entry requirements for their cruise or land program.
Please note that although AmaWaterways is happy to facilitate and make calls on our guests’ behalf, any additional hotel stays, meals, flight costs, etc. required during an onshore quarantine period will be at the expense of the guest. With this in mind, we strongly recommend ensuring guests have adequate travel insurance that includes coverage of Covid-19 related expenses. AmaWaterways is pleased to offer its Cruise Protection Plan available to US residents. For details, please contact your travel advisor or our reservations team at 800-626-0126 or email@example.com.
FCC 115% is transferrable with written confirmation provided by original FCC owner and requires the full name of recipient.
The 115% FCC is for all services purchased through AmaWaterways, including our Cruise Protection Plus. Any Travel Waiver Plus purchased will be refunded to the original form of payment.
Our standard cancellation penalties remain in effect for our operating river cruises. Travel Waiver Plus allows guests to cancel for any reason up to 31 days prior to the start of AmaWaterways purchased services. Guests will receive a Future Cruise Credit covering cancellation penalties for services purchased through AmaWaterways. Guests who have purchased travel protection should contact their insurance provider to discuss available options.
Please visit our Health & Safety Protocols Page for more information.
For the safety and security of all guests on board and to ensure you have a seamless travel experience, we are now requiring details for all independent pre/post-cruise travel arrangements. At your earliest convenience, please log into our Your Cruise Check-in portal to update all required fields prior to departing for your trip.
Should there be a cancellation implemented by the carrier, any guests who have purchased air through AmaWaterways will be protected on alternative flights, whenever possible. Guests who have purchased their air independently should immediately contact their travel advisor or the airline regarding alternative arrangements. AmaWaterways is also available to assist in purchasing new air arrangements, based on availability.
Our Cruise Protection Plan is offered through Travel Guard and just like any travel protection, it provides guests with a monetary refund in the event they have to cancel their river cruise prior to departure for a covered reason. It is also very valuable once guests are traveling and need assistance in the event of an emergency. The Cruise Protection Plan is a custom-plan and includes Covid-19 coverage; contact Travel Guard for specific details. Our Travel Waiver Plus is offered to you through AmaWaterways and covers for any pre-cruise cancellation for any reason 31 days or more than the start of AmaWaterways purchased services. Guests would receive a Future Cruise Credit for the value of the penalties valid for two years from the date of cancellation. It is important to know that the Cruise Protection Plan is only available for US residents, but the Travel Waiver Plus is available currently to all our guests. Please contact our Reservations department for more details.
This offer is only applicable to cruises affected by suspended operations and applies to guests currently reserved on the sailing at the time of suspension. Future Cruise Credit is equal to 115% of the value of the funds that AmaWaterways has received for all purchased services through AmaWaterways. Validity depends on date of issue.