THE DANUBE AND ITS TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS RIVER CRUISE

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With awesome valued packages

 THE DANUBE AND ITS TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS RIVER CRUISE

Special Promotions

With awesome valued packages

THE DANUBE AND ITS TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS RIVER CRUISE

Deal Code : XMAS_MVI
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Package INCLUDES
  • All meals included
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Exclusive BONUS
  • 5% discount for return customer
  • $70 travel voucher toward your next booking with us
  • 20% discount on Comprehensive Policy Travel Insurance 
From: $1,231
Per person
Twin share

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ONLY 10 CABINS LEFT


5 Days - Upper Cabin $1,231
Package Option
Total Price

THE DANUBE AND ITS TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS RIVER CRUISE

VIENNA - BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA - VIENNA
Experience a cruise in the heart of the major capitals along the Danube and discover the most enchanting Christmas markets in Europe. Stroll through beautiful squares and enchanting Christmas markets in Vienna, enjoying the smells of mulled wine and gingerbread as you walk between the wooden cabins. You can also visit the Christmas markets of Bratislava and Budapest where the local artisanship and culinary delights will bring the magic of Christmas to your heart.

  • Embark on a cultural journey through Central Europe
  • Revel in Christmas Magic in three capitals along the Danube
  • Discover(1):
    • Vienna and its enchanting Christmas market
    • Budapest, "the Pearl of the Danube"
  • Midnight Mass in Budapest(2-3)
  • Christmas present
  • Christmas Eve dinner (including wine)
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight's dinner will have an Austrian flair.
Join us for an optional guided tour of Vienna, passing through the Christmas market located in front of the city hall. The afternoon will be spent cruising towards Budapest.

DAY 3

Join us on an optional guided tour of Budapest. This amazing city is separated by the Danube into two entities: Buda on one side with its hills and valleys, and Pest on the other with its flat expanse offering such a wonderful panoramic view of the Danube that it was listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Enjoy some free time this afternoon. We'll start sailing towards Bratislava this evening as you enjoy onboard entertainment.
The morning will be spent cruising, reaching Bratislava in the afternoon. Join us on an optional guided tour of the Slovakian capital and discover its Christmas market. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. We'll start sailing towards Vienna in the evening.

DAY 5

We'll reach Vienna early this morning. Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9.00 a.m. End of our services.

Package Inclusion

  • 4 nights onboard MS Vivaldi (Premium Ship - one of CroisiEurope's finest river boats)
  • Entertainment onboard
  • All meals onboard
  • Refined local cuisine
  • All port fees included
  • Onboard activities and/or lectures
  •  English-speaking tour guides

Ship Information

Vivaldi is one of CroisiEurope’s finest river boats and a great choice for a Danube or Rhine river cruise. It features a modern and attractive design with luxurious materials and colors that are mixing together in a complete harmony. Its 88 cabins are provided with large windows, from which the 176 passengers that can be accommodated, are able to take in the beauty of the European landscape they are passing through. All public areas such as the dining room or the lounge area feature breathtaking panoramic windows, 

Cabin Information

Triple Share: Not available.

Bedding Configuration: Double or twin bedding (subject to availability).

Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms: Not available.

Currency Onboard

  • The currency accepted on board is EURO. You can pay in EURO or by using an international credit/debit card (Visa and MasterCard) at the end of the cruise.  
  • All expenses incurred onboard the ship will be charged and finalised at the end of the cruise, by cash (in EURO) or credit card.
Other Information

This cruise is not recommended for persons with reduced mobility as there are no lifts on board the ship.

(1) Optional excursions.

(2) The tour of the Konzerthaus might be replaced by a tour of the Musikverein or the opera if it is booked for shows or not available.

  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches; 4 Dinners
  • Meals are French Cuisine
  • Breakfast is buffet style on-board.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to notify us of any dietary requests/requirements.

Please note we will do our best to meet your request/requirements, however, cannot guarantee that it can always be accommodated.

  • You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours and cruise ship. It is your responsibility to make sure your cabin is secure.  
  • You must carry your own luggage from/to the coach and to/from the hotel room. The driver will assist with the uploading/off-loading of your luggage.
  • Cruise crews will help you to upload/off-load your luggage to/from the ship

If you are a Tweet World Travel return customer, we will give you a 5% discount for this package. Please contact our office on 1300 739 652 or contact your travel consultant to redeem this offer.

After purchase, you will receive your booking confirmation and Passenger Information Form by email. Within 24 hours of purchase you need to send us a copy of your passport together with your Passenger Information Form.

After 24 hours of your purchase, you are required to make full payment for your order. 

If you would like to cancel your booking, please refer to our cancellation terms. 
 
Please note:

  • Any special requests, preferences MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form
  • Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges

  • Credit Card: 1.8% surcharge
  • Bank Transfer

Travel Voucher will be issue 30-15 days before your departure

Tipping Guide

Tweet World Travel has not included tipping in your cruise price because we believe that the guest may choose to tip according to the service you receive, and tipping is not compulsory. A tip is appreciated if you are happy with the quality of services and the attention you receive during your cruise at all levels. 

A tip between €5 and €5 per day per person is recommended as an average. 

 

Our products DO NOT include Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is not included in this package.

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance for your travel arrangements (without limitation) that include coverage for medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise, land content and airfare charges that may occur. We are an authorised representative of CoverMore Travel Insurance Services.

We can provide you with general information about the travel insurance options available to you. If you decline travel insurance, you will be required to sign an indemnity statement/disclaimer.

If you wish to purchase Travel Insurance with us, we will give you a 20% discount on your comprehensive policy.

All travellers must have a valid passport for international travel and most countries require at least 6 months validity from the date of return and some countries require a machine-readable passport. When assisting with an international travel booking, we will assume that all travellers on the booking have a valid Australian passport. It is important that you ensure that you have valid passports, visas and re-entry permits which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities. It is your sole responsibility if any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures are incurred as a result of such documents not satisfying the requirements of those authorities.

This deal is valid until 31 Jan 2020

Child Policy 

For children under the age of 2, meals and lodging expenses are to be paid on site. For children aged 2 up to 10 :20% discount on the price of the cruise, excluding flights, taxes, and additional charges and service fees. 

Passenger names must be provided exactly as per passport at the time of booking. Any spelling corrections made after full payment is paid must be sent in writing and will incur additional fees, including local suppliers’ fees, admin fees, any ticket/voucher re‐issue fees, etc.

Tweet World Travel reserves the right to correct any errors in rates quoted/invoiced or calculated, or any omissions made at any time during your booking. Any verbal quote given is an indication only of the final price and is subject to confirmation in writing. Even once payment has been paid in full, but an error in price has been found, Tweet World Travel reserves the right to correct any error or outstanding amount.

By booking with us the client agrees to be bound by the terms, conditions and responsibilities set forth in this booking. The client also agrees that:

  • All persons are fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/package tours /cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.
  • All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour or cruise they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.
  • All parties understand that any medical or dietary information provided to us will not, under any circumstances, make Tweet World Travel liable if a particular condition exacerbates while on tour or cruise, which might affect their ability to participate in any portion of the tour or cruise.

  • Full payment will due 24 hours after your booking is confirmed. 
    • You can make a payment by  Bank Transfer, Cheque or Credit Card

Credit Card Fee

  • The following Card Fees apply:
  • Visa Credit Card - 1.5% fee and MasterCard Credit Card ‐ 1.5% fee applies.
  • For late payment or urgent bookings, please notify us via email at payments@tweetworldtravel.com.au

After bookings are deposited/fully paid, any amendment has to be requested in writing and incurs $69 fee per person, plus any additional costs and administrative expenses incurred in arranging the alteration.Alterations will be made at our discretion and may not always be possible.

  • Safety Net Protection is not included in our tour/cruise packages. If you wish to purchase safety net protection, an additional fee of $95 per person will be incurred. This is only valid for a one-time use (claim).

·         Safety Net Protection enables passengers to amend their tour and/or river cruise 15 days prior to departure, to another tour/cruise to the same destination, departing in the same year (once only) without any applicable cancellation charges or penalties. The new tour must be at the same cost or higher, but cannot be at lower cost than the initial cruise/ tour booked. If the passenger chooses the higher cost option, then the additional difference amount must be paid. However, no modifications shall be accepted less than 15 days prior to departure.

·         Safety Net Protection is payable immediately at the time of making the deposit payment. Once purchased, Safety Net Protection is not refundable  

·         Safety Net Protection does not apply for airfares or third-party fees and charges.

·         Safety Net Protection allows for amendment ONLY, not cancellation.

 

Your travel voucher will be issued and send to you or your travel agent from 15 -30 days before your departure. Make sure you have your travel voucher before you travel.

Please check with your consultant, your travel insurance provider or read our cancellation policy carefully before cancelling or amending your booking. For a specific tour / cruise package, a separate cancellation policy might be set out and be applied to your booking.

Please see the below for the cancellation policy of this package.

6.1 Cancellation by customer

Before the travel date the following fees will be apply:

110 days or more before departure – $900 per person is non-refundable

109‐79 days before departure – 65%

78‐61 days before departure – 85%

Within 60 days of departure – 100%

Any 'no show' – 100%

 

After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your unwillingness to participate, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours. If your tour/package includes international/domestic flights the airline's cancellation policy will be applied.

6.2 Cancellation by Tweet World Travel

If this package is cancelled or varied prior to departure due to unforeseeable circumstances such as, but not restricted to, severe weather conditions or force majeure, Tweet World Travel will refund all monies prior to departure less visa cost, fuel surcharge and any other cancellation fees levied by airlines and other third parties.

 

6.3 Cancellation by Local Supplier or Third-Party Travel Provider

If the Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Provider changes any part of your booking for reasons beyond its control, for example, if a Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Provider changes its schedules, overbooks, or if there are any changes in applicable surcharges, fees or taxes, we will use every reasonable endeavor to notify you. If any such changes result in your Travel Product costing more or otherwise being materially different, then you may cancel the Travel Product and we will refund any monies already paid less any fees charged by us under these terms and conditions and by the Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Providers under the terms and conditions you agreed with them.

7.1 PUBLICITY

When you book with Tweet World Travel, you agree that we may use images of you taken during the trip and any comments made in writing by you regarding the trip, without recourse to you and without compensation to you, for publicity and promotion purposes only through whatever medium we choose.

If you do not want your images to be displayed, you have to advise us in writing at the time of booking, or when you collect your travel documents.

7.2 PRIVACY

Tweet World Travel collects information about you (including health information where necessary) to process your travel arrangements, facilitate your participation in loyalty programs and conduct marketing activities and market research. If the information is not provided, we may not be able to make travel arrangements for you. We may disclose your personal information to our related companies, carriers, travel service providers, organisations which provide services to you.

For our full Privacy Policy, see enclosed LINK

PACKAGE OPTION UPGRADES

The Danube and its traditional Christmas Markets Classic Excursion Package
The Danube and its traditional Christmas Markets Classic Excursion Package

Inclusion Highlights:

  • Guided tour of Vienna (without Schoenbrunn)

  • Visit the traditional Vienna Magic of Advent market

  • Guided tour of Budapest 

  • Visit Vorosmarty Square to see the richest and most spectacular of all the Christmas markets in Budapest

  • Guided tour of Bratislava

Duration 5 days

$164 Extra

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