March 2023 - European River Cruises

Best advice on European River Cruises: time and locations that work best.


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Magazine Edition, March 2023

Budapest city skyline and Danube river photo, Hungary travel photo

New Year discount offers on European River Cruises

It's wonderful to be talking to you about travel again. We hope you're as excited as we are to be venturing further afield.

Our travel expert, Andrew, has been working in the industry for 40 years. We asked him for his best advice on European River Cruises and this is what he told us. As there are literally hundreds of options out there, Andrew also helped us to hand pick some times and locations that work best.

We're also delighted to show you some outstanding current offers, including no single supplement, or up to $8,000 off per couple on selected trips.

Deals like this come and go all the time, so the best way to find out what's on offer, is to drop us a line. We'll get straight back to you with some ideas.

Best wishes,

Simon Mustoe.

Wildiaries. CEO, Deluxelife

Europe River Cruises

When, where and what to expect

Europe river cruises on the Rhone, Rhine or Danube are popular. But what time of year is best? How soon do you need to book? And what can you expect? We have hand-picked some of the trips with companies we prefer. These provide best value for money and, in our experience, have been the most responsive and helpful when it comes to managing travel arrangements and looking after your money. Contact us for more information.



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