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Risk-free booking. Free Deposit Protection Plan + 25% savings on select 2021 river cruises.

Dreaming of sailing the world's great rivers? Book your 2021 river cruise with confidence. Plus save 25%.

Travelzoo members enjoy our Deposit Protection Plan with our compliments, meaning you may cancel your booking for any reason up to 91 days prior to sailing and apply the full value of your deposit to a future cruise. Choose any 2021 sailing from the below cruises, all suite and stateroom categories apply. Savings does not apply to port charges. Subject to availability, terms and conditions.

Call 833.616.3058 to reserve with code TZOO2021.    Book by May 29, 2020.

UPDATE: Due to popularity, we are currently experiencing high call volume. We appreciate your patience. Thank you.

What's included in Emerald Waterways cruises
  • Boutique contemporary hotel-style stateroom or balcony suite accommodations on Emerald Waterways Award-Winning Star-Ships
  • Gourmet on board meals including Captain’s welcome and farewell dinner, al-fresco on The Terrace or in Reflections Restaurant
  • In-depth cultural experiences with our EmeraldPLUS excursions
  • A curated selection of wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner
  • Specialty coffee and tea available at all times
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • An included on shore excursion at every port
  • Visits to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • EmeraldACTIVE guided biking and hiking tours (bicycles available on most Star-Ships)
  • Excellent service from an English speaking crew
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • Complimentary on board Wi-Fi
  • All airport transfers to and from your Star-Ship
  • Port charges included in your tour price
  • All gratuities for onboard and shoreside staff

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Travelzoo offer: 25% savings is valid for new bookings made from April 29 - May 29, 2020 on select 2021 European and Mekong river cruises booked with code TZOO2021, applies to cruise days only and excludes land/hotel portions of an itinerary. Savings does not apply to port charges of $300 - $350 per person, and may vary by itinerary. A non-refundable initial deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. These offers are not combinable with future travel credits, or any other offer except for Travel Show vouchers, agent training vouchers, EmeraldEXPLORER and referral vouchers. Not combinable with group rates. Taxes and port charges are included in the price. Offer available to residents of the 50 United States and Washington DC only. Pricing displayed is based on inventory available as of April 28, 2020. Offers and fares are capacity controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. 

Offer includes free Deposit Protection Plan.  Regular price of Deposit Protection Plan is $125 per person and is applicable if the guest needs to cancel or change a cruise for whatever reason, the plan allows guests to apply their non-refundable deposit to an alternative future sailing. Deposit Protection is non-transferable, and only covers the cruise portion of a booking. Air deposits are not included in the plan, and any third-party supplier fees such as hotels will be subtracted from your deposit amount. Plan has no cash value.

Cancellations. Guests with the Deposit Protection Plan may cancel for any reason at least 91 days prior to sailing, and apply the full value of the deposit toward an alternative future sailing. After 91 days, the standard cancellation schedule applies.

Days' notice prior to tour start Cancellation charge
90 days and greater Loss of Tour Deposit
89-60 days 35% of Tour Price
59-30 days  50% of Tour Price
Less than 30 days 100% of Tour Price