TUI slashes prices for most popular river cruise route in Europe to £1,200 – where is it?

TUI slashes prices for most popular river cruise route in Europe to £1,200 – where is it?

Cruise holidays offer passengers the change to step on a ship bound for a variety of routes, across rivers or sea, and now they come at a cheaper price. TUI River Cruise Itineraries has slashed the prices of two exciting vacations for 2020 – perfect for Britons just returning from their summer beak and in need of another holiday fix. They depart in spring, meaning passengers will not have long to wait before their next global adventure. The first offer sails on the most requested and popular cruise route in Europe. recently reported a study from Titan Tours which stated the most “desired” destination was the River Danube.

Now TUI River Cruises has granted travellers their wish and offered a seven night Magical Danube cruise on TUI Skyla from £1,200 per person.

The cruise sets sail from Budapest, Hungary and visits Bratislava, Slovakia; Krems, Austria; Passau, Germany; Linz, Austria and Vienna, Austria.

Prices are based on two adults sharing a deck one standard cabin on a full board plus basis, and include return flights, transfers, £120 excursion credit, tips and service charges.

The cruise departs on 13th April 2020, flying from London Heathrow airport.

Meanwhile the River Rhine, which comes in as the third most popular river cruise destination, is also available to explore for under £1,700, at £1,650 per person.

TUI River Cruises is hosting a seven night Rhine Explorer cruise on TUI Isla from £1,650 per person.

This cruise sets sail from Amsterdam, Netherlands and visits Cologne, Germany; Koblenz, Germany; Rudesheim, Germany; Speyer, Germany; Kehl, Germany; Breisach, Germany and Basel, Switzerland.

Based on two adults sharing a deck 1 standard cabin on a full board plus basis.

The cruise departs on 17th May 2020, flying from London Heathrow airport.

Meanwhile, the results of Titan’s river cruise survey stated: “European rivers remain the most desired, with the Danube, Rhine and Douro top three rivers to cruise.”

The data found that the Loire, in France, came out as the fourth most desired river to cruise whilst also being the least travelled by its customers.

Across 2018/19, the latter river route was requested by 30 per cent of Titan’s customers, prompting a new addiction to the sailing schedule for 2020.

Andy Squirrell, Managing Director at Titan Travel, told of the campaign which also saw newbie river cruise travellers enjoy a trip, and said: “We’re thrilled with the results of our recent myth busting campaign.

“It was an absolute joy to see a group of travellers who had never considered river cruising before embrace the whole experience and challenge their own perceptions of what river cruising can offer.

“As well as debunking a number of river cruise misconceptions, we wanted to highlight that holidaymakers shouldn’t let any preconceived ideas stop them from trying a different holiday experience.

“Travelling outside your comfort zone, visiting a destination you wouldn’t normally consider, or opening yourself to new experiences is one of the greatest thrills travel can provide.”

Published at Sat, 10 Aug 2019 12:33:00 +0000