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7-Day Blue Danube Cruise

HOSTED GROUP CRUISE & TOUR OF GAY MEN & WOMEN

July 17-24, 2013 or Add a 2 night Pre-Budapest or 3 nights Post-Prague Package to have the ultimate European Experience

(This departure is not an all-GAY travel experience but a group on a mixed clientele ship)

Sail from Budapest to Nuremburg on the NEWEST LUXURY river boat - AMA Prima

SPECIAL OFFER - $300 Onboard Cabin Credit for all Aquafest Passengers!

PRE-POST TOUR

Pre-Extension: Budapest

2-night pre-extension - $460 per person

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer to the deluxe Sofitel Budapest (or similar), in Buda’s Castle District.* Take the rest of the day to relax and sample some Hungarian cuisine.

Day 2

You have a full day to enjoy some of the sights and attractions of this beautiful city. An AMA Waterways Host is available to help you plan your Budapest visit. Walk through Pest and do some shopping along the Váci Utca; cross the Danube via the famous Chain Bridge to enjoy the hillier Buda neighborhoods. Tour the Hungarian National Gallery, the Bartók Museum or one of the thermal baths. (B)

Day 3

After breakfast, enjoy the morning at leisure before transferring to your ship in the afternoon. (B)

The following meals are included:

B = Breakfast

*Airport meet & greet transfers included when air is purchased from AMA Waterways.

NOTE: Extension availability is limited and some restrictions apply with regard to departure date and cruise direction. Please call for details.

Post-Extension: Prague

3-night post-extension - $690 per person

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

We transfer you from your ship to the Deluxe Intercontinental Hotel Prague (or similar), overlooking the Vltava River near the historic Old Town and the shopping district. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own and sample some of the hearty local cuisine. This evening, see the city’s monuments, like the National Theatre, Prague Castle and the famous Charles Bridge, beautifully illuminated.

Day 2

Begin the day with a panoramic tour of Prague, followed by a free afternoon and evening to visit some of the city’s landmarks or museums. An AMA Host is available to help you plan your time in Prague so you can make the most of your visit. (B)

Day 3

You have a full day to further explore Prague. See more of the Old Town or check out some of Prague’s more modern sights like the Frank Gehry-designed Dancing House, an unusual office building inspired by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Walk across the Charles Bridge, see the mesmerizing Astronomical Clock and the poignant Lennon Wall, and stand in historic Wenceslas Square. Wander past the colorful cottages in Golden Lane, where Franz Kafka lived and worked. Or in Josefov, see the 13th-century Altneushul, Europe’s oldest active synagogue. (B)

Day 3

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* (B)

The following meals are included:

B = Breakfast

*Airport meet & greet transfers included when air is purchased from AMA Waterways.

NOTE: Extension availability is limited and some restrictions apply with regard to departure date and cruise direction. Please call for details.

In the unfortunate event that you cannot travel and you need to cancel, please notify AMA WATERWAYS in writing. No cancellation can be taken without written notification. Cancellations are effective from the date of receipt of the written notification. If AMA WATERWAYS has already issued final documentation that includes air tickets, the unused air tickets must be returned to AMA WATERWAYS before they can be cancelled. Please note that any name change/substitution of passenger is treated as a cancellation and any/all applicable cancellation charges will be applied.

  • Cancelations more than 121 days prior to departure – 50% ($200pp) loss of deposit
  • Cancelations 120 to 90 days prior to departure – 100% ($400pp) loss of deposit
  • Cancelations 89 to 60 days prior to departure – loss of 35% of cruise or cruise and land price
  • Cancelations 59 to 30 days prior to departure – loss of 50% of cruise or cruise and land price
  • Cancelations 29 to 07 days prior to departure – loss of 80% of cruise or cruise and land price
  • Cancelations 06 to 0 days prior to departure – loss of 100% of cruise or cruise and land price

Cancellation charges listed above also applies towards port charges, upgrades and transfers. Additional fees will apply for any air tickets already issued. No refunds will be made for insurance premiums, or unused portions of the cruise/tour once travel arrangements have commenced. If after returning from the cruise you wish to inquire about any cruise services provided, please ensure that all correspondence relating to those services is received by AMA WATERWAYS within 60 days after the cruise completion.

AMA WATERWAYS reserves the right to cancel, change, postpone, any departure date and itinerary. In the event of a complete cancellation by AMA WATERWAYS, it will issue a full refund of monies paid to AMA WATERWAYS for the cruise/tour.

Timetables and rates are subject to change, and exceptions may apply for holiday departures; please confirm payment and cancellation policies with your Aquafest travel counselor at time of booking.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION/VISAS

All guests must have passports valid for six months following disembarkation and necessary visas when boarding. Guests are advised to check with their travel agent or the U.S. Consulate Service to determine which documents they must obtain. If incorrect documents are obtained, guests will be unable to participate in particular shore excursions and may be denied boarding and/or entry into certain countries. Visa kits from an independent third party are provided upon request as a service to guests selecting destinations in Russia, China, Egypt, Jordan or Southeast Asia. Note: Due to airline security measures, your passport name must match your airline ticket name or you may be denied boarding. AMA Waterways accepts no responsibility for obtaining required visas nor for advising guests of visa or other immigration requirements.

DISABLED GUESTS

You must report any disability requiring special attention while on your AMA itinerary to Viking at the time the reservation is made. All vessels and motorcoaches are equipped to European standards. Most transportation services, including the vessels and motorcoaches, are not equipped with elevators or wheelchair ramps. AMA will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of disabled travelers, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor is it responsible for any denial of services by vessel operators, air carriers, hotels, restaurants or other independent suppliers. We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance to a vacation participant for walking, dining, getting on and off vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, or other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance and must assume full responsibility for their well being. The guest assumes the full risk of use and of any prohibitions imposed by vendors. Motorized scooters are not typically suitable on international cruises.

TIPS

It is customary to give cruise gratuities, subject to your satisfaction of services rendered. Gratuities on board and on land are not included in your Full Fare.

Disclaimer: All advertised events are exclusive to guests who book through Aquafest only. Aquafest Cruises are group events and not chartered vessels. All rates are cruise only and per person, based on double occupancy subject to availability at time of booking. Non-discountable fees and taxes, airfare, air taxes and transfers are additional. A $30 processing fee is addition and subject to change without notice. Events based on a minimum of 50 group passengers. Pricing and other information may change without notice. We reserve the right to correct errors. Information and pricing are subject to change without notice. All cancellations are subject to a $50 per booking cancellation fee from Aquafest in addition to any vendor cancellation penalties. Trip Cancellation Insurance is strongly recommended for all reservations. More information will be provided to you at the time of booking confirmation. Please contact us for a more detailed description of restrictions, cancellations, and penalties.

Please ask us about rates for Suites, Mini-Suites, and other cabin categories not shown. If you are a PAST PASSENGER, Senior citizen, Military, or have Special Coupon Offers, please advise your Aquafest agent at the time of booking.