European Waterways offers 10% discount on 2021 cruises to France, Italy and UK
As travelers’ confidence into the 2021 season continues to grow, European Waterways is offering an additional 10% incentive on cabins and private charters for early bookings on select luxury hotel houseboat cruises in France, UK. United and in Italy, valid when booked before October 31, 2020.
Classic cruise itineraries encompass a wide range of private and often exclusive excursions that include wine tastings, meals with barons and countesses, and visits to aristocratic estates and castles – a true immersion in history, the culture and cuisine of the region.
For customers who are ‘testing the waters’, European Waterways has also announced its latest update to the ‘Book with Confidence’ policy which ensures that passengers who book before December 31, 2020 can postpone their 2021 cruise at any time until 30 days before departure if government regulations prevent travel.
“Our customers are definitely starting to feel more confident to travel again in 2021,” said Derek Banks, Managing Director of European Waterways. “Almost everyone who couldn’t sail this year has postponed their vacation in Europe for next year, as new trends in booking continue.”
Early Bird Specials
As an example of savings available on 2021 cruises, 10% off cabin fares aboard the Anjodi luxury houseboat start at $ 4,275 per person, saving $ 475 off the $ 4,750 fare. , based on double occupancy. Private charters for eight passengers start at $ 31,950, a savings of $ 3,550 off the $ 35,500 fare. Cruise on France’s historic Canal du Midi – a “marvel of engineering” and a UNESCO World Heritage Site – Anjodi offers a private wine tasting at Chateau Pech-Celeyran and a tour of Carcassonne, the medieval walled city most complete in the world.
The 12-passenger Belle Epoque is another luxury hotel barge from European Waterways offering 10% off select 2021 cruises. It sails in northern Burgundy and offers a private champagne tasting at the Alexandre Bonnet champagne house. The elegant eight-passenger Finesse in southern Burgundy includes lunch in the vineyards of Puligny and Chassagne Montrachet; and the 20-passenger Bella Vita in Italy includes dinner with a Countess at the 17th-century Villa Ca’Zen.
“The hotel barge cruise is a great way to experience the historic, unspoiled and less populated regions of Europe, while traveling in the utmost comfort and enjoying daily gourmet meals and fine wines,” Banks said.
European Waterways offers a “Book with Confidence” policy which gives customers greater flexibility in rescheduling their cruises. It also observes strict “safe cruise protocols” for the safety and comfort of passengers throughout their cruise.