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Passage to Eastern Europe featuring Transylvania - 2022

9-night river cruise with Budapest, Kalocsa, Mohacs, Vukovar, Belgrade, Donji Milanovac, Iron Gates, Ruse, Veliko Tarnovo, Arbanasi • Bucharest • Sinaia
  • DISCOVER PAPRIKA BREAD MAKING, EMBROIDERY, AND EGG PAINTING DURING A FOLKLORE WORKSHOP IN KALOCSA
  • ENJOY A FOLKLORIC DANCE PERFORMANCE BY LOCAL CHILDREN ONBOARD
  • REVEL IN FASCINATING TRADITIONS AND STORYBOOK SCENERY AS YOU CRUISE THROUGH FIVE COUNTRIES
  • SPEND A FULL DAY IN CHARMING 12TH-CENTURY VELIKO TARNOVO, WHERE YOU'LL LUNCH WITH LOCAL STUDENTS
  • TRAVEL TO LEGEND-HAUNTED TRANSYLVANIA IN CENTRAL ROMANIA
DATES & PRICES
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$4,599
  • $383
    PER DAY
  • 12
    DAYS
  • 29
    TOURS
TRIP WITH AIR
13 DAYS FROM $5,448
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Warsaw & Krakow (Pre-Trip)

6 DAYS FROM $1,399

Transylvania, Romania (Pre-Trip)

4 DAYS FROM $999

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Jun 13
Budapest to Bucharest
CODE: SBO22
FROM
$4,999
FROM
$9,998
No air selected
Business Class Upgrade Savings in category OS
MORE INFO
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Jun 13
MS River Splendor
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Warsaw & Krakow (Pre-Trip)

Pre Extension: Warsaw & Krakow (Pre-Trip)

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$1,399 PER PERSON | 6 DAYS | $233 PER DAY

Experience the resurgence of Warsaw and Krakow on this historical foray into the heart of Poland. You’ll spend two days in Warsaw, the elegant capital meticulously restored after the destruction during World War II, before transferring to one of Europe’s most indisputably beautiful cities — Krakow. Enjoy informative walking tours of each city’s atmospheric and historic districts and visit the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps to explore some of the darkest chapters in world history. Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites round out this extension — don't miss it!

Your Price Includes:

  • 5 nights accommodations: 3 nights at the Sheraton Krakow (or similar); and 2 nights at the Westin Hotel Warsaw (or similar)
  • 6 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • 3 guided sightseeing tours
  • 3 UNESCO Sites: Historic Centre of Warsaw, Historic Centre of Krakow, and Auschwitz Birkenau
  • A scenic transfer from Krakow to Budapest
  • All transfers and baggage handling overseas (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
Transylvania, Romania (Post-Trip)

Post Extension: Transylvania, Romania (Post-Trip)

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$999 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $249 PER DAY

Vantage invites you to Transylvania, where the lure of vampire legends awaits in Romania’s fabled central region, home to mountainous scenery, medieval villages, and Bran Castle — Dracula’s legendary manse. You’ll visit Prejmer Fortified Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; plus, step inside elegant Bucharest, bohemian Brasov, and a forested region of fairytales!

Please note that in an effort to better the pacing, two days (Days 11 and 15) from your base journey will take place within your extension. The order of these two base days in the extension itinerary is subject to change.

Your Price Includes:

  • 3 nights in Brasov, Romania at the Aro Palace Hotel (or similar)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Half-Day Excursion to Bran Castle, legendary home of Dracula, and a walking tour of Brasov
  • Excursion to Prejmer Fortified Church
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Services of a City Host and experienced local guides
  • Transfers, and baggage handling overseas (except in customs)
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
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)

Sold Out Sold Out
Category DS —
Large Deluxe Suite (DS)
250

Category DS — Large Deluxe Suite(DS)

Sold Out Sold Out
Category A —
French Balcony Upper Deck (A)
165

Category A — French Balcony Upper Deck(A)

Sold Out Sold Out
Category B —
French Balcony Forward Middle Deck (B)
165

Category B — French Balcony Forward Middle Deck(B)

Sold Out Sold Out
Category C —
French Balcony Rear Middle Deck (C)
165

Category C — French Balcony Rear Middle Deck(C)

Sold Out Sold Out
Category D —
Outside View Forward (D)
166

Category D — Outside View Forward(D)

$4,999 $9,998
No air selected
-
    • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
    Category E —
    Outside View Rear (E)
    166

    Category E — Outside View Rear(E)

    Sold Out Sold Out
    Category AS —
    Deluxe Single French Balcony (AS)
    125

    Category AS — Deluxe Single French Balcony(AS)

    - Sold Out
    Category SD —
    Single Cabin with Outside View (SD)
    125

    Category SD — Single Cabin with Outside View(SD)

    - Sold Out
    Additional Booking Information >
    Jun 20
    Bucharest to Budapest
    CODE: SBO22
    FROM
    $4,799
    FROM
    $5,199
    No air selected
    Business Class Upgrade Savings in category OS
    MORE INFO
    CRUISE DETAILS
    TRAVEL DATES
    Jun 20
    MS River Splendor
    AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Transylvania, Romania (Pre-Trip)

    Pre Extension: Transylvania, Romania (Pre-Trip)

    Extension Image
    $999 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $249 PER DAY

    Vantage invites you to Transylvania, where the lure of vampire legends awaits in Romania’s fabled central region, home to mountainous scenery, medieval villages, and Bran Castle — Dracula’s legendary manse. You’ll visit Prejmer Fortified Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; plus, step inside elegant Bucharest, bohemian Brasov, and a forested region of fairytales!

    Please note that in an effort to better the pacing, two days (Days 3 and 7) from your base journey will take place within your extension. The order of these two base days in the extension itinerary is subject to change.

    Your Price Includes:

    • 3 nights in Brasov, Romania at the Aro Palace Hotel (or similar)
    • Daily breakfast
    • Half-Day Excursion to Bran Castle, legendary home of Dracula, and a walking tour of Brasov
    • Excursion to Prejmer Fortified Church
    • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Services of a City Host and experienced local guides
    • Transfers, and baggage handling overseas (except in customs)
    • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
    Warsaw & Krakow (Post-Trip)

    Post Extension: Warsaw & Krakow (Post-Trip)

    Extension Image
    $1,399 PER PERSON | 6 DAYS | $233 PER DAY

    Experience the resurgence of Warsaw and Krakow on this historical foray into the heart of Poland. You’ll spend three nights in Krakow, one of Europe's most indisputably beautiful cities, before transferring to Warsaw, the elegant capital meticulously restored after its destruction during World War II. Enjoy informative walking tours of each city’s atmospheric and historic districts and visit the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps to explore some of the darkest chapters in world history. Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites round out this extension — don't miss it!

    Your Price Includes:

    • 5 nights accommodations: 3 nights at the Sheraton Krakow (or similar); and 2 nights at the Westin Hotel Warsaw (or similar)
    • 6 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner
    • 3 guided sightseeing tours
    • 3 UNESCO Sites: Historic Centre of Warsaw, Historic Centre of Krakow, and Auschwitz Birkenau
    • A scenic transfer from Budapest to Krakow
    • All transfers and baggage handling overseas (where permitted)
    • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
    • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
    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)

    Sold Out Sold Out
    Category DS —
    Large Deluxe Suite (DS)
    250

    Category DS — Large Deluxe Suite(DS)

    Sold Out Sold Out
    Category A —
    French Balcony Upper Deck (A)
    165

    Category A — French Balcony Upper Deck(A)

    $5,599 $11,198 $8,399
    No air selected
    -
    • Reduced Single Supplement
    • 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)

    Sold Out Sold Out
    Category C —
    French Balcony Rear Middle Deck (C)
    165

    Category C — French Balcony Rear Middle Deck(C)

    Sold Out Sold Out
    Category D —
    Outside View Forward (D)
    166

    Category D — Outside View Forward(D)

    $4,799 $9,598
    No air selected
    -
      • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
      Category E —
      Outside View Rear (E)
      166

      Category E — Outside View Rear(E)

      Sold Out Sold Out
      Category AS —
      Deluxe Single French Balcony (AS)
      125

      Category AS — Deluxe Single French Balcony(AS)

      - Sold Out
      Category SD —
      Single Cabin with Outside View (SD)
      125

      Category SD — Single Cabin with Outside View(SD)

      - $5,199
      No air selected
      -
        • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
        Additional Booking Information >
        Jul 29
        Budapest to Bucharest
        CODE: SBO22
        FROM
        $4,599
        FROM
        $9,998
        $7,499
        No air selected
        Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
        MORE INFO
        CRUISE DETAILS
        TRAVEL DATES
        Jul 29
        MS River Splendor
        AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Warsaw & Krakow (Pre-Trip)

        Pre Extension: Warsaw & Krakow (Pre-Trip)

        Extension Image
        $1,399 PER PERSON | 6 DAYS | $233 PER DAY

        Experience the resurgence of Warsaw and Krakow on this historical foray into the heart of Poland. You’ll spend two days in Warsaw, the elegant capital meticulously restored after the destruction during World War II, before transferring to one of Europe’s most indisputably beautiful cities — Krakow. Enjoy informative walking tours of each city’s atmospheric and historic districts and visit the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps to explore some of the darkest chapters in world history. Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites round out this extension — don't miss it!

        Your Price Includes:

        • 5 nights accommodations: 3 nights at the Sheraton Krakow (or similar); and 2 nights at the Westin Hotel Warsaw (or similar)
        • 6 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner
        • 3 guided sightseeing tours
        • 3 UNESCO Sites: Historic Centre of Warsaw, Historic Centre of Krakow, and Auschwitz Birkenau
        • A scenic transfer from Krakow to Budapest
        • All transfers and baggage handling overseas (where permitted)
        • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
        • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
        Transylvania, Romania (Post-Trip)

        Post Extension: Transylvania, Romania (Post-Trip)

        Extension Image
        $999 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $249 PER DAY

        Vantage invites you to Transylvania, where the lure of vampire legends awaits in Romania’s fabled central region, home to mountainous scenery, medieval villages, and Bran Castle — Dracula’s legendary manse. You’ll visit Prejmer Fortified Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; plus, step inside elegant Bucharest, bohemian Brasov, and a forested region of fairytales!

        Please note that in an effort to better the pacing, two days (Days 11 and 15) from your base journey will take place within your extension. The order of these two base days in the extension itinerary is subject to change.

        Your Price Includes:

        • 3 nights in Brasov, Romania at the Aro Palace Hotel (or similar)
        • Daily breakfast
        • Half-Day Excursion to Bran Castle, legendary home of Dracula, and a walking tour of Brasov
        • Excursion to Prejmer Fortified Church
        • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site
        • Services of a City Host and experienced local guides
        • Transfers, and baggage handling overseas (except in customs)
        • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
        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)

        Sold Out Sold Out
        Category DS —
        Large Deluxe Suite (DS)
        250

        Category DS — Large Deluxe Suite(DS)

        Sold Out Sold Out
        Category A —
        French Balcony Upper Deck (A)
        165

        Category A — French Balcony Upper Deck(A)

        $5,399 $10,798 $8,099
        No air selected
        -
        • Reduced Single Supplement
          Category B —
          French Balcony Forward Middle Deck (B)
          165

          Category B — French Balcony Forward Middle Deck(B)

          $5,199 $10,398 $7,799
          No air selected
          -
          • Reduced Single Supplement
            Category C —
            French Balcony Rear Middle Deck (C)
            165

            Category C — French Balcony Rear Middle Deck(C)

            $4,999 $9,998 $7,499
            No air selected
            -
            • Reduced Single Supplement
              Category D —
              Outside View Forward (D)
              166

              Category D — Outside View Forward(D)

              $4,599 $9,198
              No air selected
              -
                  Category E —
                  Outside View Rear (E)
                  166

                  Category E — Outside View Rear(E)

                  Sold Out Sold Out
                  Category AS —
                  Deluxe Single French Balcony (AS)
                  125

                  Category AS — Deluxe Single French Balcony(AS)

                  - Sold Out
                  Category SD —
                  Single Cabin with Outside View (SD)
                  125

                  Category SD — Single Cabin with Outside View(SD)

                  - Sold Out
                  Additional Booking Information >
                  Aug 5
                  Bucharest to Budapest
                  CODE: 
                  CRUISE DETAILS
                  TRAVEL DATES
                  Aug 5
                  MS River Splendor
                  AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Transylvania, Romania (Pre-Trip)

                  Pre Extension: Transylvania, Romania (Pre-Trip)

                  Extension Image
                  $999 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $249 PER DAY

                  Vantage invites you to Transylvania, where the lure of vampire legends awaits in Romania’s fabled central region, home to mountainous scenery, medieval villages, and Bran Castle — Dracula’s legendary manse. You’ll visit Prejmer Fortified Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; plus, step inside elegant Bucharest, bohemian Brasov, and a forested region of fairytales!

                  Please note that in an effort to better the pacing, two days (Days 3 and 7) from your base journey will take place within your extension. The order of these two base days in the extension itinerary is subject to change.

                  Your Price Includes:

                  • 3 nights in Brasov, Romania at the Aro Palace Hotel (or similar)
                  • Daily breakfast
                  • Half-Day Excursion to Bran Castle, legendary home of Dracula, and a walking tour of Brasov
                  • Excursion to Prejmer Fortified Church
                  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site
                  • Services of a City Host and experienced local guides
                  • Transfers, and baggage handling overseas (except in customs)
                  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
                  Warsaw & Krakow (Post-Trip)

                  Post Extension: Warsaw & Krakow (Post-Trip)

                  Extension Image
                  $1,399 PER PERSON | 6 DAYS | $233 PER DAY

                  Experience the resurgence of Warsaw and Krakow on this historical foray into the heart of Poland. You’ll spend three nights in Krakow, one of Europe's most indisputably beautiful cities, before transferring to Warsaw, the elegant capital meticulously restored after its destruction during World War II. Enjoy informative walking tours of each city’s atmospheric and historic districts and visit the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps to explore some of the darkest chapters in world history. Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites round out this extension — don't miss it!

                  Your Price Includes:

                  • 5 nights accommodations: 3 nights at the Sheraton Krakow (or similar); and 2 nights at the Westin Hotel Warsaw (or similar)
                  • 6 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner
                  • 3 guided sightseeing tours
                  • 3 UNESCO Sites: Historic Centre of Warsaw, Historic Centre of Krakow, and Auschwitz Birkenau
                  • A scenic transfer from Budapest to Krakow
                  • All transfers and baggage handling overseas (where permitted)
                  • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
                  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (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.
                  CALL TO BOOK
                  1-888-514-1845
                  Oct 2
                  Budapest to Bucharest
                  CODE: 
                  CRUISE DETAILS
                  TRAVEL DATES
                  Oct 2
                  MS River Splendor
                  CALL TO BOOK
                  1-888-514-1845
                  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 $3,595 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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                  *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.

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