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Christmas Markets Along the Danube - 2023

8-night river cruise with Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Linz, Passau, Regensburg
  • Snowy river and Festung Hohensalzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    SPEND A FULL DAY EXPLORING SALZBURG, NESTLED IN THE BEAUTIFUL AUSTRIAN ALPS
  • Danube Holiday River Cruise from Budapest to Regensburg including Germany, Hungary, Austria, and Slovakia
    IMMERSE YOURSELF IN OLD-WORLD SPLENDOR SURROUNDED BY BUDAPEST’S GRAND HISTORIC LANDMARKS
  • Passau, Germany
    EMBARK ON A WALKING TOUR OF PASSAU, INCLUDING THE UNESCO-LISTED OLD TOWN AND ST. STEPHAN'S CATHEDRAL
  • DISCOVER THE MEDIEVAL CHARMS OF REGENSBURG, INCLUDING AN ACTING SCENE BY “MARTIN” THE CITY GUARD
  • Prague, Czech Republic
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$2,999
  • $333
    PER DAY
  • 9
    DAYS
  • 22
    TOURS
TRIP WITH AIR
10 DAYS FROM $3,698
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Budapest, Hungary

3 DAYS FROM $699

Prague, Czech Republic

4 DAYS FROM $899

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Double Occupancy
Single Occupancy
Triple Occupancy
Nov 24
Regensburg to Budapest
CODE: SBW23
FROM
$2,999
FROM
$3,599
No air selected
Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
MORE INFO
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Nov 24
MS River Splendor
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Prague, Czech Republic

Pre Extension: Prague, Czech Republic

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$899 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $224 PER DAY

Make the most of your included airfare to Europe with a few days in elegant Prague. With its grand castles, unbeatable beer, and cobblestoned treasures, it’s no wonder this magnificent old-world capital is a favorite of travelers worldwide. On this extension, you'll discover the city’s Jewish Quarter and explore its historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) — as well as enjoy plenty of time to soak in Prague at its most festive, with myriad Christmas markets!

Your Price Includes:
  • 3 nights’ accommodations at the Radisson Blu Hotel Prague (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Walking tour of Jewish Quarter and Old Town Square
  • Tour of Prague Castle
  • Transfers and baggage handling (where possible)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
Please Note: Port times & itineraries are subject to change. Fluctuating water levels and winter weather may affect itinerary. All Christmas markets are subject to local traditions and opening dates and times are dependent on the local authorities.
Budapest, Hungary

Post Extension: Budapest, Hungary

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$699 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $233 PER DAY

On this three-day extension, explore one of Europe’s — nay, the globe’s! — most impressive capitals. Delve deeper into the urban heart of Hungary as you enjoy plenty of time on your own to shop for festive holiday treats, take in a thermal bath, and discover what makes this “Pearl of the Danube” so luminous. This is an outstanding opportunity to experience the best of the Hungarian capital filled with holiday spirit, holiday treats, and charming Christmas markets.

Your Price Includes:

  • 2-nights' accommodations at the Moderate Deluxe InterContinental Budapest (or similar)
  • 3 meals: 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Jewish Heritage Tour
  • Transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and regional experts
  • Tipping for drivers and local drivers (excluding City Host)
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
Please Note: Port times & itineraries are subject to change. Fluctuating water levels and winter weather may affect itinerary. All Christmas markets are subject to local traditions and opening dates and times are dependent on the local authorities.
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Category OS —
Liza Minnelli Owner’s Suite (OS)
330

Category OS — Liza Minnelli Owner’s Suite(OS)

$6,799 $13,598
No air selected
$1,099 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
    Category DS —
    Large Deluxe Suite (DS)
    250

    Category DS — Large Deluxe Suite(DS)

    $5,299 $10,598
    No air selected
    $999 *
    See Terms
    • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
    • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
    • Business Class Upgrade Savings
      Category A —
      French Balcony Upper Deck (A)
      165

      Category A — French Balcony Upper Deck(A)

      $4,099 $8,198
      No air selected
      -
      • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
      • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
        Category B —
        French Balcony Forward Middle Deck (B)
        165

        Category B — French Balcony Forward Middle Deck(B)

        $3,899 $7,798 $3,899
        No air selected
        -
        • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
        • Reduced Single Supplement
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        Special Date Offer:
        • FREE Single Supplement
        Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
        • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
          Category C —
          French Balcony Rear Middle Deck (C)
          165

          Category C — French Balcony Rear Middle Deck(C)

          $3,599 $7,198 $5,399
          No air selected
          -
          • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
          • Reduced Single Supplement
          • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
            Category D —
            Outside View Forward (D)
            166

            Category D — Outside View Forward(D)

            $3,199 $6,398 $4,799
            No air selected
            -
            • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
            • Reduced Single Supplement
            • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
              Category E —
              Outside View Rear (E)
              166

              Category E — Outside View Rear(E)

              $2,999 $5,998
              No air selected
              -
              • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
              • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                Category AS —
                Deluxe Single French Balcony (AS)
                125

                Category AS — Deluxe Single French Balcony(AS)

                - $4,399
                No air selected
                -
                • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                  Category SD —
                  Single Cabin with Outside View (SD)
                  125

                  Category SD — Single Cabin with Outside View(SD)

                  - $3,599
                  No air selected
                  -
                  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                    Additional Booking Information >
                    Dec 2
                    Budapest to Regensburg
                    CODE: SBW23
                    FROM
                    $2,999
                    FROM
                    $5,998
                    $2,999
                    No air selected
                    Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                    MORE INFO
                    CRUISE DETAILS
                    TRAVEL DATES
                    Dec 2
                    MS River Splendor
                    AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Budapest, Hungary

                    Pre Extension: Budapest, Hungary

                    Extension Image
                    $699 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $233 PER DAY

                    On this three-day extension, explore one of Europe’s — nay, the globe’s! — most impressive capitals. Delve deeper into the urban heart of Hungary as you enjoy plenty of time on your own to shop for festive holiday treats, take in a thermal bath, and discover what makes this “Pearl of the Danube” so luminous. This is an outstanding opportunity to experience the best of the Hungarian capital filled with holiday spirit, holiday treats, and charming Christmas markets.

                    Your Price Includes:

                    • 2-nights' accommodations at the Moderate Deluxe InterContinental Budapest (or similar)
                    • 3 meals: 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner
                    • Jewish Heritage Tour
                    • Transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
                    • Services of a City Host and regional experts
                    • Tipping for drivers and local drivers (excluding City Host)
                    • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
                    Please Note: Port times & itineraries are subject to change. Fluctuating water levels and winter weather may affect itinerary. All Christmas markets are subject to local traditions and opening dates and times are dependent on the local authorities.
                    Prague, Czech Republic

                    Post Extension: Prague, Czech Republic

                    Extension Image
                    $899 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $224 PER DAY

                    Make the most of your included airfare to Europe with a few days in elegant Prague. With its grand castles, unbeatable beer, and cobblestoned treasures, it’s no wonder this magnificent old-world capital is a favorite of travelers worldwide. On this extension, you'll discover the city’s Jewish Quarter and explore its historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) — as well as enjoy plenty of time to soak in Prague at its most festive, with myriad Christmas markets!

                    Your Price Includes:
                    • 3 nights’ accommodations at the Radisson Blu Hotel Prague (or similar)
                    • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts and 1 dinner
                    • Walking tour of Jewish Quarter and Old Town Square
                    • Tour of Prague Castle
                    • Transfers and baggage handling (where possible)
                    • Services of a City Host
                    • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
                    • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log into My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
                    Please Note: Port times & itineraries are subject to change. Fluctuating water levels and winter weather may affect itinerary. All Christmas markets are subject to local traditions and opening dates and times are dependent on the local authorities.
                    CALL TO BOOK
                    1-888-514-1845
                    STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
                    Category OS —
                    Liza Minnelli Owner’s Suite (OS)
                    330

                    Category OS — Liza Minnelli Owner’s Suite(OS)

                    $6,799 $13,598
                    No air selected
                    $1,099 *
                    See Terms
                    • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                    • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                    • Business Class Upgrade Savings
                      Category DS —
                      Large Deluxe Suite (DS)
                      250

                      Category DS — Large Deluxe Suite(DS)

                      $5,299 $10,598
                      No air selected
                      $999 *
                      See Terms
                      • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                      • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                      • Business Class Upgrade Savings
                        Category A —
                        French Balcony Upper Deck (A)
                        165

                        Category A — French Balcony Upper Deck(A)

                        $4,099 $8,198
                        No air selected
                        -
                        • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                        • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                          Category B —
                          French Balcony Forward Middle Deck (B)
                          165

                          Category B — French Balcony Forward Middle Deck(B)

                          $3,899 $7,798 $5,849
                          No air selected
                          -
                          • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                          • Reduced Single Supplement
                          • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                            Category C —
                            French Balcony Rear Middle Deck (C)
                            165

                            Category C — French Balcony Rear Middle Deck(C)

                            $3,599 $7,198 $5,399
                            No air selected
                            -
                            • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                            • Reduced Single Supplement
                            • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                              Category D —
                              Outside View Forward (D)
                              166

                              Category D — Outside View Forward(D)

                              $3,199 $6,398 $3,199
                              No air selected
                              -
                              • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                              • FREE Single Supplement
                              Show More
                              Special Date Offer:
                              • Reduced Single Supplement
                              Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
                              • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                                Category E —
                                Outside View Rear (E)
                                166

                                Category E — Outside View Rear(E)

                                $2,999 $5,998 $2,999
                                No air selected
                                -
                                • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                                • FREE Single Supplement
                                • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                                  Category AS —
                                  Deluxe Single French Balcony (AS)
                                  125

                                  Category AS — Deluxe Single French Balcony(AS)

                                  - $4,399
                                  No air selected
                                  -
                                  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                                  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                                    Category SD —
                                    Single Cabin with Outside View (SD)
                                    125

                                    Category SD — Single Cabin with Outside View(SD)

                                    - $3,599
                                    No air selected
                                    -
                                    • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
                                    • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
                                      Additional Booking Information >
                                      Deposit: $500 per person.

                                      Prices are in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For additional details regarding General Terms & Conditions, see the Tour Participant Agreement online at www.vantagetravel.com/tandc. Every effort has been made to produce this information accurately. Vantage Deluxe Travel reserves the right to correct errors. Note: Prices shown above are valid at press time for new bookings only.

                                      Port charges are included as complimentary to our passengers.

                                      Land Transfers: Now Available! Round-trip international airport transfers are now available for $120 to and from your ship or hotel on the Base programs. One way transfers for pre and post extensions are also available. Call for details. Transfers cannot be added inside of 60 days prior to departure.

                                      Single cabins:  Single Occupancy: Available in categories AS & SD. Subject to Availability. Reduced Single Supplements may be available in other cabins, please call for details.

                                      Business Class Upgrade: From only $3,995 per person. Subject to availability. Please call for details.

                                      Premium Economy Upgrade: From only $ 1,200 per person.  Subject to availability. Please call for details.

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                                      Vantage now accepts E-Checks, the electronic version of your paper check. They automatically debit your checking account without the bother of mailing a check. It's also the best way to get the most value on your SmartPay Discount PlanSM.

                                      *Special third-guest rates are available in suites. The Owner's Suite includes a sofa bed with a deluxe mattress topper; Deluxe Suites include the option of adding a rollaway bed for the third guest. Third-occupancy rates are not combinable with any other offers, including airfare offers. The third passenger who reserves a triple accommodation as part of a Groups reservation do not earn accumulating traveler rewards, nor can their Group leaders earn rewards for the third traveler in the suite.

                                      *Airfares are roundtrip and per person and include government taxes and fees, destination airport transfers, and air fuel surcharges. Ask our Travel Consultants about airfare from other cities. Please note that Vantage cannot guarantee the most direct routing to/from your gateway city. Call 1 888 982-6824 for details.
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