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Gems of the Danube on Scenic Crystal 2020

Gems of the Danube on Scenic Crystal 2020

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Crystal
Starts: Nuremberg, Germany on Wed, Jun 17, 2020
Ends: Budapest, Hungary on Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Overview

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2020 Special Group Offer

Mention Promo Code: PT2625
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2020 Special Group Offer

2020 Special Group Offer

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Enjoy special group offers on Scenic's most popular itineraries!
For a limited time when you book a 2020 group on Gems of the Danube or Rhine Highlights, your group will receive:

• Free roundtrip economy airfare or $1,200 savings per person
• Tour Conductor Credit for every 9 paying guests on select 2020 departures
• Save an extra $100 per person with Scenic Group Value Program
Don’t forget, earn and enjoy a complimentary river cruise on any itinerary when you promote a group!
Must Book By Tue, Mar 31, 2020
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Offer valid for new 2020 Group bookings on Gems of the Danube and Rhine Highlights itineraries only. Offer 1 tour conductor for every 9 paying guests (10th guest earns free trip). Free roundtrip economy air has a maximum value of $1,400 per person. A $1,200 per person Scenic Savings is available in lieu of flights. Offers are based on number of cruise days, and exclude the land portion of the trip. All offers are subject to availability and may sell out. Scenic reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. 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. If air offer is selected, flights must be booked through Scenic, on our choice of airlines and are non-refundable once ticketed. A secondary deposit will be required at the time of air ticketing. This offer is not combinable with any other offer. Taxes & port charges are included in the price. Offer available to residents of the 50 United States only. Offer may be extended, canceled, or withdrawn at any time without notice.

Reduced Deposits & Free Deposit Protection Plan

Mention Promo Code: PT2701
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Reduced Deposits & Free Deposit Protection Plan

Reduced Deposits & Free Deposit Protection Plan

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Book your 2020 river cruise with confidence. Now through March 31, 2020, you can reserve your space with a reduced deposit of $250 per person (reg. $500), plus you'll get Deposit Protection Plan for FREE. The plan protects your deposit so you can apply it to a future river cruise should you need to change your plans or cancel. Combine this with FREE Roundtrip Air for even more value. Offer is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Plus as always receive our AffordableTours.com 5% everyday savings. Not all dates or itineraries will qualify, please contact your travel consultant for applicable vacations.
Must Book By Tue, Mar 31, 2020
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Offers are valid for new 2020 bookings made by March 31, 2020. Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,200 per person. Free roundtrip premium economy air with a maximum value of $2,000 per person available on diamond deck for 11+ day sailings. Scenic Savings $1,800pp in lieu of premium economy flights and $1,000pp in lieu of economy flights. Business Class air offered at $1,995pp. 50% Single Supplement available on select departures. Free private roundtrip transfers for Diamond Deck guests on Gems of the Danube, Rhine Highlights and 11+ day itineraries from home to airport valued at up to $450 per booking. Scenic will coordinate transfers 30 days prior to departure. No cash value or no refunds on unused portion. Book with Confidence offer valid on bookings made 2/14 - 3/31/20. Reduced deposit is $250 per person. Value of Deposit Protection Plan is $125/pp and is applicable if guest needs to cancel or change a cruise for whatever reason and allows them to reallocate their non-refundable deposit for use towards an alternative future sailing. Deposit Protection is non-refundable and non-transferrable, and only covers the cruise or escorted tour deposits. Air deposits are not included in the plan, and any third-party supplier fees such as hotels will be subtracted from your deposit amount. Will credit the remainder towards an alternate tour or cruise. Limited availability for single supplement savings and may be withdrawn at any time. Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. Offers are based on number of cruise days, and exclude the land portion of the trip. All offers and fares are capacity controlled and Scenic reserves the right to change, cancel or withdraw them at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. These offers are combinable with National Geographic offers, past passenger offers, referral offers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with groups or any other offers. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America.


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Austria, Germany, Hungary

Rivers Visited

Danube

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Wed, Jun 17, 2020): Nuremberg

Welcome to the fascinating Bavarian city of Nuremberg, which dates back to the 11th century.
Your cruise begins here and you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception.


Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 (Thu, Jun 18, 2020): Nuremberg

Freechoice: Choose to explore this wonderful city on foot with your local guide or visit moving WWII sites including the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds, a reminder of the terror caused by the National Socialist regime. Alternatively, visit Nuremberg’s rock-cut cellars for a unique beer tasting under the city.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Fri, Jun 19, 2020): Regensburg

Regensburg offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from its medieval Old Town to the Bavarian Forest on its border.

Freechoice: Join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world.

Alternatively, take a leisurely cycle on your own to the Walhalla monument with Scenic Tailormade.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Sat, Jun 20, 2020): Salzburg or Cesky Krumlov

Freechoice: Choose to visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and discover its World Heritage-listed old town, or journey to Salzburg and explore the birthplace of Mozart and the city backdrop for the film
‘The Sound of Music’. Alternatively, stay on board for a cooking demonstration.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Sun, Jun 21, 2020): Melk > Dürnstein

Freechoice: Be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey or, embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, taste your way through the Wachau Valley sampling many regional delicacies as you go or enjoy a Schnapps tasting on board and sample some of the many flavours on offer.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Mon, Jun 22, 2020): Vienna

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of historic Bratislava or tour Schönbrunn Palace and witness the opulence of the Habsburg Empire. Alternatively, explore a different side of Vienna on a guided cycling tour or visit the Belvedere Museum, one of Europe’s most stunning Baroque landmarks and discover the greatest collection of Austrian art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, complemented by the work of international artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh. Alternatively, journey outside of Vienna’s city centre to its acclaimed wine region, hearing tales of Vienna’s’ long tradition in wine production along the way.

Enrich
Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. With a special dedication to Beethoven as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Tue, Jun 23, 2020): Budapest

Freechoice: Make the most of a guided city tour including a piano concert, or discover the Jewish history with an expert local guide. Alternatively, take a guided hike to Buda Hill for breathtaking views over the Danube, or journey to nearby Szentendre, known for its museums, galleries and artists, and discover this charming town on a guided city tour.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Wed, Jun 24, 2020): Budapest

Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Budapest is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.


Meals Included: Breakfast

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Ship Information

Scenic Crystal


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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.


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