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Cruise & Fly in 2022

So Much Is Included with our 2022 European River Cruises

Book by November 15th to receive our Cruise & Fly deals.
Hurry to secure your favourite suite and departure date!

  • 15+ day River Cruises: FLY FREE*
  • 8-14 day River Cruises: FLY FOR $295*
  • 8 day Douro River Cruises: FLY FOR $695*
  • 5 day River Cruises: FLY FOR $595*
  • BONUS €200 On Board Credit per couple (excludes Douro)*

Every one of our handcrafted European River Cruise itineraries already comes with so much included as part of our promise of exceptional EmeraldVALUE:

  • Spacious boutique hotel-style accommodations
  • All on-board meals and gourmet dining
  • Wine, beer, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner 
  • Guided city tours and EmeraldEXCURSIONS
  • Extra-special cultural excursions with our EmeraldPLUS programme
  • Guided active experiences and excursions with our EmeraldACTIVE programme
  • Dedicated Activity Manager for a variety of onboard and onshore entertainment
  • Exceptional service from your Cruise Director and crew
  • All port charges and taxes are included
  • Plus, all tipping for onboard and onshore staff is included

Book online today, call us at 1 855 444 0161, or contact your travel advisor. 

"The entire European river cruise was absolutely splendid with great accommodations, outstanding food, interesting tours, awesome staff, and wonderful cultural events provided on board." - Guest sailing onboard Emerald Dawn (August 2019)

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Awarded 5 years in a row and running by the discerning editors of Cruise Critic,
'Best River Cruise Line for Value'

Book & Cruise with Confidence

Free Deposit Protection Plan* (value of $125 pp)

Secure your vacation now with just $500 per person. If anything unexpected should happen, Emerald Cruises won't charge you change fees (third party fees may apply) to change your cruise date before your final payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Simply re-book an alternative future departure or take a travel credit which can be used within 24 months. Excludes 2022 Douro river cruises.

Flexible Booking Policy*

Defer your travel plans by transferring to an alternate departure date or itinerary or cancel up to 60 days prior to your cruise commencing with no fees from Emerald Cruises (third party fees may apply). For cancellations, the value of the booking will be applied as a Future Travel Credit (FTC) which is valid for 24 months. This flexible booking and cancellation policy does not apply to Russia river cruises.

Platinum Protection Plan*

Take advantage of our Platinum Protection Plan (PPP) at just $395 per person per river cruise for added peace of mind when booking your 2022 vacation. By adding this plan you are covered if you fall ill, or your travel plans are impacted by COVID-19, up until 31 days prior to departure with a 100% refund (less airline cancellation fees and PPP cost), or a 70% refund between 15 and 30 days prior to departure (less PPP cost). Learn more

Having been the muse for decades of artistic legacy, the majesty of the Danube river is no myth. Winding through 10 of Europe’s most breath-taking countries, it encompasses four capital cities, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade and Bratislava, all of which are must-see pit stops.

A mighty river by anyone’s standards, the legendary Rhine river flows through six countries and has served as a link between the north and south of Europe since the Romans. The Main River is considered one of its major tributaries, while the ‘romantic’ Moselle meets it in Koblenz. Book by November 15th

  *per person
15 Day Splendours of Europe 8-14 Day Cruises 5 Day Cruises
FLY FOR $295
FLY FOR $595
€100 On Board Credit
Save An Extra 10% (Pay in full by Dec 15,21)
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Rhine, Main & Danube River Cruise Collection

Few countries inspire travellers quite like France, a culture of elegance and fine cuisine exists with the most picturesque of backdrops and exquisite architecture. Journey south along the Rhône and Saône as you navigate between Lyon and Arles, via Chalon-sur-Saône and Avignon, exploring all things quintessentially French. Cut a dramatic course through the mountain ranges and world-class wine estates, as ancient castle ruins dot the riverbanks, offering an insight into the charming past of this beautiful country. Book by November 15th

  *per person
8+ Day Cruises 5 Day Cruises
FLY FOR $295
FLY FOR $595

€100 On Board Credit

Save an extra 10% (Pay in full by Dec 15, 21)

France River Cruise Collection

Rusty golden rooftops and sun-drenched vineyards provide the perfect accompaniment to your river cruise down the beautiful Douro. The third-largest river in the Iberian Peninsula, it stretches over 490 miles, 70 of which make up the border between Spain and Portugal. Book by November 15th

   *per person 8+ Day Cruises
FLY FOR $695
Save An Extra 10% (Pay in full by Dec 15,21)

Douro River Cruise Collection

New Experiences For 2022

Book online today, call us on 1 855 444 0161 or contact your travel advisor.

*Terms and Conditions: Discover The World Cruise & Fly Offer: Valid for new bookings made between October 1- November 15, 2021 only on 2022 European River Cruises (excluding Russia).  Fly for Free on 15+ Day Cruises or Fly for $295 per person on 8-14 day cruises (excluding Douro River Cruises). Fly for $595 on 5-day cruises. Douro river cruises: Fly for $695 per person.

On Board Credit Bonus (excluding Douro River Cruises). Book any cabin category and receive 100 Euro onboard credit per person.

Offers non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Availability is strictly limited, subject to change anytime without prior notice and available only on a first come first served basis.  Offers cannot be retroactively applied to previous bookings. Offer applicable to Future Travel Credit (FTC) bookings where there is no airline credit. FTC holders with airline credit, please contact Emerald Cruises contact centre. Offers may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice.

A non–refundable initial deposit of $500 per person is required within 48 hours of booking. Full payment required 90 days prior to departure or by December 15th, 2021 for the Early Payment Discount offer.

A secondary non–refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is due 8 months prior to departure (or required at time of booking if less than 8 months to departure). Maximum flight included is $1,600 per person. Emerald Cruises reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of deposit. Once the flight is booked, the flight tickets are 100% non-refundable and non-changeable. Savings offer is available if flight offer is declined. Economy Air only on Emerald Cruises choice of airlines from 11 specific Canadian gateways: YHZ, YYZ, YOW, YUL, YQR, YXE, YWG, YEG, YYC, YVR, YYJ.  All other gateways will incur a surcharge. See below for further terms on booking your flights with us.

Offers are combinable with EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty voucher, Information session or webinar vouchers and is available to new groups booked and deposited during promotional period (no retroactivity). Offers are not combinable with exclusive promotions, FTC bookings with air credits, celebrity hosted cruises, solo offers, travel/trade discounts, Friends & Family rates, interline, distressed discount offers, “Same Cruise, Same Price” promotion, Super Earlybird discount, or any other restricted/special/exclusive offers.

Early Payment Discount (EPD):  Save an additional 10% saving is available for all new bookings on 2022 European river cruises (excluding Russian river cruises) in cabin categories C, B, A, AP, S, SA & RA when paying in full by December 15, 2021. EPD is not combinable with the Super Early Bird discount offer.  Once sold out or if full payment is not received, the standard fare will apply. EPD is combinable with other offers where applicable. EPD saving is applied to the cruise element only i.e. excludes flights, gratuities, port charges, hotel & land costs.  EPD is limited in number, cabin category and departure date. Once sold out the full fare applies. Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan (“DPP”) offer valued at $125 per person is applicable to new non-future travel credit bookings only and is not available on Douro River Cruise bookings. Deposit Protection is non-refundable and non-transferable, and only protects the deposit amount paid on your Emerald Cruises river cruise prior to the final payment.

Booking flights with Emerald Cruises: Promotion is valid from 11 gateways across Canada towards the international economy airfare.  This flight promotion is valid on specific classes of service with scheduled airlines of EC’s choice. Total ticket cost, including taxes, not to exceed $1600.00 per person. Tax and ticket surcharges may apply.

Included gateways: YHZ Halifax; YYZ Toronto; YOW Ottawa; YUL Montreal; YQR Regina; YXE Saskatoon; YWG Winnipeg; YEG Edmonton; YYC Calgary; YVR Vancouver; and YYJ Victoria. Flights from other Canadian airports will incur surcharges.

Flights must be booked by EC and are based on the brochure tour dates. Any requests outside of the tour dates may incur seasonal surcharges.

For all booking made with a flight offer, a second non-refundable deposit of $1500.00 per person is required 8 months prior to the date of departure. Failure to pay the deposit at 8 months prior to the date of departure shall result in the flight offer being removed from your booking and an Air Credit being applied instead. If your travel date is in less than 8 months prior to departure date, the second non-refundable deposit of $1500.00 per person is due at the time of booking.

Please contact our reservation department to advise of the itinerary and dates of travel that you/your clients are requesting, so we can proceed in confirming your flights. The flight arrangements can be made 11 months prior to departure, but no later than 6 months prior to departure. If flights are not booked 6 months prior to the departure date, an air credit will automatically be applied to your file. Please note if you are upgrading your flight to premium economy or business class, the upgrade fee is due at the time of booking your flight.

Once flight have been booked, the flight tickets are 100% non-refundable and non-changeable. 

Please ensure the spellings of guest names on the booking correspond with spellings of their names on their passport. Any errors in names, dates etc. will be subject to penalties anywhere up to the cost of a new ticket. 

Guests can choose to take the savings offer if they prefer to make their own arrangements for flights to departure port.

For full booking terms and conditions, visit this page.