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Your Exclusive Vantage-Owned Deluxe River Ship

Join us along the Rhône, Saône, Rhine, Danube, Main, and Moselle rivers and enjoy the most luxurious and friendly way to travel Europe – aboard one of our very own Deluxe river ships, the ms River Venture, ms River Splendor, ms River Navigator, ms Discovery II, NEW for 2015 ms River Voyager, and NEW for 2016 ms Explorer II Designed to meet Vantage's specifications, our four American-style ships provide North American travelers with all the comforts of home, bring Deluxe hotel standards and gourmet dining to the rivers of Europe, and make your river cruise a unique Vantage vacation experience.

Further enhancing the Vantage-owned fleet are exclusively-chartered river vessels in Europe, such as the ms Douro Spirit on the Douro River, the ms Tolstoy on the Volga and Neva rivers, and the ms Fredric Chopin on our new Berlin, Dresden, and Prague voyage along the Elbe River.

To read more about Vantage's very own deluxe river ships, select a vessel below:

  1. NEW! for 2016 ms Explorer II
  2. NEW! for 2015 ms River Voyager
  3. ms River Splendor
  4. ms River Venture
  5. ms River Discovery II
  6. ms River Navigator
  7. ms Douro Spirit (2014)
  8. ms Frederic Chopin
  9. ms Tolstoy

Enjoy exclusive features and services like these:

  • NEW! Enjoy complimentary butler service when you reserve a Deluxe Suite or Owner's Suite on the ms River Voyager and ms River Explorer II.
  • NEW! Free Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service. Vantage is proud to be among the first in river cruising to offer this valuable amenity. Let our onboard concierge help you personalize your experience by providing expert advice and assistance on everything from on-shore restaurant reservations to spa appointments to event tickets and more.
  • ©Vantage Travel Lifestyle features, such as guided pub crawls, healthy eating choices, active traveler options, and musical entertainment and dancing aboard ship.
  • Complimentary bicycles for extra exploring ashore. (On Vantage-owned ships only)
  • NEW shipboard amenities. The vessels of Vantage's our European fleet featur FREE Wi-Fi throughout the ship, a state-of-the-art infotainment system, new suite amenities, and much more.
    Please Note: connection quality varies depending on location.
  • Dine Alfresco in Our Captain's Club for a change of pace, you'll also be able to dine in the new Captain's Club seating area, where you can enjoy healthy spa cuisine and other lighter choices, buffet-style. The Captain's Club boasts floor-to-ceiling windows for incomparable views. When the weather is right we retract the glass roof and slide open the back wall for a full alfresco experience. While seating is open during the day, demand is high at dinnertime and reservations are required. Send a request to your concierge prior to your cruise to confirm the evening you prefer, or wait and reserve once you are on board. (Available on the ms River Discovery II, ms River Explorer II, ms River Splendor, ms River Venture, and ms River Voyager.)

  • Healthy eating choices. At every meal you'll have a choice of heart healthy and vegetarian options. Plus, all day long you can use our onboard machine to prepare complimentary fruit smoothies.
  • In-room dining. Vantage President's Club Members and passengers in Deluxe Suites and the Owner's Suite may arrange to have a continental breakfast delivered in the morning or order off the regular menu for lunch or dinner (advance notice required).
  • Relax in the new Rat Pack Lounge. Beginning in 2014, you're invited to hang out in the new Rat Pack lounge aboard the ms River Navigator. Vintage posters and Rat Pack décor, special "gasoline" (that's Rat Pack for "cocktails,") and a jukebox filled with tunes by Frank, Dean, Sammy and other icons of 50s and 60s pop and jazz make this a ring-a-ding spot to relax.
  • New President's Club amenities. Take advantage of laundry service voucher and 10% off onboard purchases, including gift shop and lounge purchases. (Does not apply to gratuities.)
  • Airport transfers now available. For those arranging their own airfare, roundtrip airport transfers to and from your hotel or ship are now available for a fee on your base river cruise program. One-way transfers for pre- and post-trip extensions are also available. (Note that transfers are included when you purchase your airfare from Vantage.)
NEW for 2016 ms River Explorer II
NEW for 2016
ms River Explorer II
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NEW  for 2015 ms River Voyager
NEW for 2015
ms River Voyager
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ms River Splendor
ms River Splendor
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ms River Venture
ms River Venture
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ms River Discovery II
ms River
Discovery II
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ms River Navigator
ms River Navigator
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ms Douro Spirit (2014 only)
ms Douro Spirit
(2014 only)
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ms Douro Spirit
ms Douro Spirit
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ms Finnmarken
ms Finnmarken
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ms Frederic Chopin
ms Frederic Chopin
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ms Nordkapp
ms Nordkapp
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ms Tolstoy
ms Tolstoy
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ms Nordlys
ms Nordlys
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ms Nordnorge
ms Nordnorge
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ms Polarlys
ms Polarlys
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ms Richard With
ms Richard With
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