River Cruising is an Amazing Way to Cruise

The river cruising market is exploding with 60% growth this year. More than 30 new river ships have been added this year alone.uniworld SS Catherine

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises –  S.S. Catherine

  Half the fun of the river cruise is sitting on the top deck and looking at the scenery and cities that you are viewing along the way.  Some companies cruise at night so that you can dock and explore cities and others like to cruise for the bulk of the day and then dock in the afternoon/evening so you can spend the evening exploring the cities. The rivers are much smoother than the oceans so you don’t need to worry about getting sea sick. When the river cruise docks at it’s location, you are in the heart of the city. There’s no waiting in lines for a ride to get to shore, you just walk off and begin your excursions.

river cruising through russia

This intimate way of cruising is quite different from sailing on a large cruise ship. Most of these river ships average 130 passengers per sailing. The average age of the river cruiser used to be 55+, but we’re seeing this age drop as many 40 somethings and honeymooners are entering the market.  Several summer cruises and holiday cruises even offer sailings for families.

Each river ship is decorated lavishly. The stateroom bathrooms are often made of materials such as marble.  Some ships even have swimming pools.

interior uniworld S.S. catherine

For the ultimate in pampering, try a suite as you will have a sitting room in your suite and extra amenities. The spa treatments and food are some of the best in the world.

uniworld river cruising dining

I am a certified travel specialist with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises.  Uniworld offers all-inclusive river cruises meaning that all shore excursions, food and gratuities are included in the price.  This luxury line has cruises through the major Rivers in Europe and Asia. They offer 7 day to 1 month cruises.

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View this video to see a glimpse of Uniworld.

Here are a few deals I have access to with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises.

  •  Save up to $800 per stateroom on select 2014 Europe sailings. Purchase by May 31.
  • Save up to $4000 per couple on select 2014 sailing when you add on air in economy or business class.
  • If you are a single traveler, there are reduced or waived single supplement fees on select 2014 sailings.

I’d love to work with you on planning the perfect river cruise.

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