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Emerald Waterways

The "Other Company"

ITINERARY

DANUBE DELIGHTS

DANUBE WALTZ

SHIP NAME

EMERALD "STAR SHIPS"

VARIOUS

DATE

May

May

NIGHTS

7

7

STARTING COST FOR LOWEST CATEGORY CABIN

$3,055

$2,956

PORT TAXES

Included

Included

GRATUITIES

Included

Additional $160 per person

PER DIEM (With Gratuities)

$436.43

$445.14

SHIP SIZE

443 FT LONG

443 FT LONG

CABINS

92

95

PASSENGERS

182

190

CREW

47

45

PASSENGER TO CREW RATIO

3.9

4.2

ON-BOARD FEATURES

SMALLEST STATEROOM SIZE

160

135

LARGEST SUITE

315

445

DINING CHOICES

2

2

ROOM SERVICE

Suites Only

Not Available

FULL BALCONY CABINS

12

39

FRENCH BALCONY CABINS

70

22

Single Cabins

2

0

BEVERAGES INCLUDED

Wine & Beer with Lunch and Dinner; beverage packages for sale

Wine & Beer with Lunch and Dinner; beverage packages for sale

SWIMMING POOL

Yes

No

FITNESS CENTER

Yes

No

THEATER

Yes

No

HAIR SALON

Yes, for a fee

No

MASSAGE

Yes, for a fee

No

Elevator

Yes - three decks

Only middle two decks

MINI-BAR IN ROOM STOCKED DAILY

Suites Only

No

WIFI ON BOARD

Included

Yes

TECHNOLOGY

WiFi, TV

Wifi, TV

LAUNDRY & PRESSING SERVICE

Yes, for a fee

Yes, for a fee

ON-SHORE FEATURES

TYPICAL GUIDED TOURS PER DAY

1

1

SELF-GUIDED GPS TOURS

No

No

BICYCLES

Yes

No

EXCLUSIVE EVENTS (Dinner in castle, private concert)

No

Yes

LOCAL GUIDES

Included

Included

GUIDE GRATUITIES INCLUDED

Included

No

ENTRANCE FEES FOR MUSEUMS, ETC

Included

Some

OTHER FEATURES

AIRFARE ARRANGEMENT

Optional

Optional

AIR INCLUDED

Optional

Optional

TRANSFERS:Airport to Ship/Ship to Airport

Yes

Included with air purchase

TRANSFERS: When you book own Air

Yes

No

FULL TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

Yes, with backpack

Yes

DEPOSIT PER PERSON

$500

$500

FINAL PAYMENT DUE

91 Days Prior to Sailing

90 Days Prior to Sailing

BEST PRICING

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