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Avalon Waterways

From the world’s youngest river cruise fleet to the sleek, contemporary ship design and state-of-the-art technology, Avalon leads the way in modern river cruising and small-ship cruising. Travelers with Avalon Waterways gave Avalon river cruise vacations a 97% satisfaction rating on post-vacation surveys.

The Avalon Waterways Difference
  • See the world on the youngest fleet—ships average just two years in age.
  • Sail on modern, comfortable, contemporary vessels—state of the art amenities and spacious common areas make for an enjoyable sailing environment.
  • Best in class staterooms—at 172 sq feet you’ll find none larger, plus flat screen TVs, Egyptian linens, large wardrobes, and mini bar cater to your every need.
  • Floating room with a view: 90%+ of the staterooms in the Avalon fleet have panoramic sliding glass doors and French balconies, enhancing your views.
  • Delightful dining: from handcrafted cuisines that incorporate local flavors to choice of complimentary wine, beer or soft drinks with dinner, dining with Avalon is a true treat.
  • A staff focused on you! With an average crew to traveler ratio of 4:1, know that your needs will be met. An English-speaking staff caters to you every step of the way.
  • A Cruise Director who cares: Avalon attracts best in industry Cruise Directors who focus on making each and every sailing unique, entertaining, and engaging.
  • Included sightseeing—don’t pay extra to experience the destinations you visit with Avalon. Expertly crafted excursions will enhance your cruise journey.
  • The best on land programs: all land programs are operated by Globus, the leader in escorted travel, so your time on land is enriching and enjoyable.
  • Worldwide destinations and support: From Europe to Egypt and from China to the Galapagos Island, Avalon offers a wide variety of cruises and more than 200 worldwide support staff to ensure your cruise is perfect every time.
  • Avalon Waterways received the Condé Nast Traveler: Gold List 2009 award, Condé Nast Traveler: Top Cruise Ships 2009 award, Travel Age West Magazine’s WAVE Award for Best New River Cruise Ship (Avalon Scenery) as well as "Editor's Pick" for Best Overall Cruise Line for River Cruising and ranked #2 among the Top 10 Small-Ship Cruise Lines in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2009 readers' survey.
  • Travelers with Avalon Waterways gave our vacations a 97% satisfaction rating on post-vacation surveys.
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Romantic Rhine 4/19  
Avalon Expression
First river cruise and frankly my wife drug me kicking and screaming on this trip, note we are 67 and 59. Net net, best trip ever and I can’t wait to go back. <
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C. Dikmen & R. Richardson
Avalon Christmas Markets  
Avalon Vista
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John & Sandra Nowlan
Active Discovery River Cruise  
Avalon Expression
By John and Sandra Nowlan

You have to admire the Dutch for their love of bicycles. The f
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Ken Montgomery
14 Days of Euro River Magic  
Avalon Vista
Avalon Vista Cruise Report July 22 -Aug 5, 2012 Budapest to Amsterdam by Ken Montgomery - Irvine, California The purpose of this review
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Nancy Wilson
My Avalon Waterways Cruise  
Avalon Affinity
Just returned from a 12-day river cruise on the Avalon Affinity. What a special way to see the beautiful country along the Seine, Rhine, and Danube Rivers. We started in Vienna and traveled through Au
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J, good question. I know they do river cruise reviews because I seen a few Viking River and Tauck reviews on here.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 6:45 PM  
I see Avalon adverts on Cruise Report website, but no reviews. Why?
Friday, January 25, 2013 8:02 AM  
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