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  • Active Discovery on the Danube - $2,400 Air Credit per couple

    Impression, Active Discovery on the Danube ex Budapest to Linz
    Nights 8 Ship Avalon Impression
    Star Rating River Departs Budapest, Hungary
    Sailing 2019: 28 Apr, 27 May, 24 Jun, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct
    Ports of Call Budapest, Visegrad, Vienna, Krems, Grein, Engelhartszell, Linz

    Special Pricing MultiPrices

    Select a sailing date to get pricing. Pricing is approximate.

    Outside: NZ $5,526 Balcony: NZ $7,025
    Suite: NZ $8,425
    Outside: NZ $5,790 Balcony: NZ $7,289
    Suite: NZ $8,689
    Outside: NZ $5,790 Balcony: NZ $7,289
    Suite: NZ $8,689
    Outside: NZ $5,658 Balcony: NZ $7,157
    Suite: NZ $8,557
    Outside: NZ $5,790 Balcony: NZ $7,289
    Suite: NZ $8,689
    Outside: NZ $6,055 Balcony: NZ $7,554
    Suite: NZ $8,954
    Outside: NZ $5,923 Balcony: NZ $7,422
    Suite: NZ $8,822
    Outside: NZ $5,658 Balcony: NZ $7,157
    Suite: NZ $8,557
    Outside: NZ $4,997 Balcony: NZ $6,496
    Suite: NZ $7,896
    Avalon Waterways
    Impression, Active Discovery on the Danube ex Budapest to Linz
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Impression
Avalon Impression

Avalon Impression

Facilities | Amenities | Dining | Kids Programs | Tipping

Facilities

  • Reception and Atrium – guest services and Cruise Director desk
  • Panorama Lounge
  • Bar
  • Observation lounge – open-air lounge seating forward of Panorama lounge
  • Club Lounge – intimate lounge of the rear of the ship
  • Dining Room – main dining venue
  • Panorama Bistro – light alternative dining
  • Sky Bistro – al fresco grill station lunch venue
  • Sky Deck – premium lounge chairs and shade awnings
  • Sky Lounge – open-air seating
  • Whirlpool – on Sky Deck
  • Hair Salon
  • Fitness Centre – running equipment, weights, yoga mats etc.
  • Elevator

Amenities

  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window measuring 11 feet wide & 7 feet high
  • Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window opens to transform the living space into a large Open-Air Balcony®
  • Open-Air Balcony® with spacious sitting area
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Bedside tables, reading lamps
  • Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer & premium L’Occitane b
  • Spacious 3-door closets with shelves for ample storage
  • Easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel
  • Alarm clock
  • Writing desk/vanity with mirror & comfortable chair
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Bathrobes & Slippers
  • Well-stocked minibar* with complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • In-room safe
  • Individual Climate Control
  • Continental breakfast & beverage room service available*

Dining

Inspired by Local Ingredients. Created by Top Chefs. Savored by All Aboard.

In addition to providing travelers the chance to immerse themselves in each destination they visit, we help them enjoy local cuisines, inspired by local ingredients and created by some of Europe's most highly skilled chefs, as well as regional wines on board our ships.

With help from our top European chefs, we offer cruisers the dining experience they crave. Some of the highlights of our vast menu of dining choices include:
Giving cruisers a choice of appetizer, salad, entrée, cheese and dessert
Featuring local fare options at each meal
Highlighting sustainable cuisine on our French itineraries
Providing cruisers more healthy menu options including low calorie, low sodium and glucose-free cuisine
Introducing Night Fare, served at 10:30 PM to cap off each day with a treat

And, with Avalon, the "most important meal of the day" really is the "most important." In addition to providing our travelers Early- and Late-riser breakfast options, we provide them complimentary sparkling wine – great for Mimosas – and made-to-order egg stations as well as a robust breakfast buffet. Guests can also order continental breakfast in their room and have drinks delivered throughout the day.

Avalon's menu of options doesn't begin and end with food. In addition to offering cruisers the customary complimentary wine, beer or soft drinks at dinner and soft drinks included with lunch, we feature a Cocktail Hour on our ships for cruisers interested in enjoying local wine, beer and other spirits before dinner, while socializing with fellow travelers. Complimentary cappuccino, espresso, latte and premium, Lavazza coffee are also provided to our passengers throughout the day. And, if that's not enough, we provide cruisers alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink packages that can be pre-purchased.

We also recognize that many of our cruisers are celebrating special occasions on our ships. That's why we offer them the chance to commemorate a birthday or anniversary with Celebration Package selections.


Meal Schedule

Early Riser Coffee, 6 a.m.
Start your day right with self-service coffee, hot water, croissants, cookies, and assorted finger foods.

Breakfast Buffet, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Enjoy a tempting selection of breads, cereals, fruits, cold cuts and cheeses, smoked salmon, pastries, yogurts, and juices. Hot items such as eggs, sausage, and bacon vary daily.*

*Buffet breakfast items are conveniently color coded on all Avalon Waterways river cruise ships to indicate foods that are low calorie, low fat/low calorie, high fiber, low cholesterol, and high energy

Late Riser Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Self-service coffee, hot water, croissants, cookies and assorted finger foods.

Lunch Buffet, 12:30 p.m.
Select from intriguing appetizers, hearty soups, hot dishes, homemade breads, cold cuts and cheeses, salads, and delectable desserts.

Afternoon Tea, 4 p.m.
Take a mid-day break with coffee or tea and cake or cookies served in the lounge or on the top deck.

Dinner, 7:30 p.m.
Dine elegantly with a sit-down meal served in a single sitting. The chef will delight you with gourmet selections and the perfect, complimentary wines (complimentary beer or soft drinks also available). Menus typically feature an appetizer, soup, entrée, dessert, and coffee or tea.

Night Fare, 10:30 p.m.

Note: Meal times may vary depending on cruise schedule.

Kids Programs

Children

n our many years of cruising experience, we have found that children under the age of eight typically are too young to fully enjoy a cruise vacation. Because of this and for the safety and enjoyment of all passengers, we do not accept children under eight years of age. In addition, please note that there are no special arrangements or activities for children on our ships.

Tipping

Gratuities on board and on land are not included in the cruise price (except for Exclusive Collection cruises & New Zealand & Australian Guests). Tipping is a way to show your satisfaction for good service and is part of the cruising way of life. Many Australians and New Zealanders are unfamiliar with this custom and are unsure what to do when onboard, therefore Avalon Waterways have built in the cost to your cruise fare for all cruises in Europe. Please note we are unable to facilitate pre paid gratuities in Egypt, China or South America.

Please note, while cruise details and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line practices and policies. Please check details and inclusions at time of booking.

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