Rainfall, heat and wind - the weather can have an adverse affect on your river cruising plans which can easily cause redirections, ship swaps and sometimes cancellations. As with ocean cruising where hurricanes and high winds can force itinerary changes, the weather plays a huge part on determining just how smooth a sailing your river...

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Post updated: 08/03/2019 Thinking about what to add to your reading list ready for your next getaway? Using inspiration from recent bestselling novels and non-fiction, we have drawn up a top five must-reads that will make your river cruise a real page-turner. The Sixteen Trees of the Somme - Lars Mytting Fiction Norway's bestselling novelist...

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Dress codes can vary depending on your cruise line, time of day and even where you sail. Suitcase space is limited so we have compiled a guide on our river cruise lines and their dress codes to make it easy for you to plan your outfits! AmaWaterways AmaWaterways suggests country club casual on-board their ships, such...

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Loyalty programmes offer cruisers exclusive benefits and offers they can’t find elsewhere. There are a number of river cruise lines which already offer a loyalty scheme, some of which you might already be applicable for! Find out more about what each scheme offers and how you can enjoy these exclusive savings and offers on your...

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Is there anything more exciting than packing for river cruises? That sense of anticipation the night before you sail is like nothing else, and we aren’t afraid to admit that picking out outfits and choosing appropriate reading material is one of the most fun parts of the cruising experience. So much so, in fact, that...

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