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Cabins are selling fast for summer river cruises in 2018 View our hand-picked 2018 summer river cruises


The Best Summer River Cruises for 2018

There is no better time to take to the world’s rivers than summer. River cruises during the warmer months don’t simply promise brighter weather; 2018 sailings also afford fabulous savings and exciting extras.

A hand-picked selection of river voyages

2018 summer river cruises are an amazing way to see the world from a new perspective. We think you’ll fall in love with life on the water, which is why we have hand-picked a selection of 2018 river voyages just for you.

  • AmaWaterways: FREE flights and transfers.
  • Avalon Waterways: Low deposits from £99pp and HUGE savings plus, FREE VIP private chauffeur home pick-up service.
  • Emerald Waterways: FREE all-inclusive drinks and HUGE savings.
  • Scenic: FREE door-to-door transfers and HUGE savings.
  • Viking River Cruises: HUGE early booking savings of up to £2,000 per couple.

And this is just a handful of our best river cruise deals for summer 2018.

Where will you explore in 2018?

2018 river cruises promise beauty, fascination and unforgettable memories. Take to the sun-kissed Douro on voyages through Porto, Lisbon and Salamanca, home to UNESCO World Heritage sites and beautiful coastal towns. Or there is the Danube; an iconic river cradling the charming city of Budapest and the hidden gem that is Nuremberg.

Further afield there is the Yangtze; the gateway to mighty China and a whole world of history and culture. Visit incredible cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, walk the incredible Great Wall of China and marvel at the Terracotta Warriors in Xian.

There is a river cruise for everyone – all you need to do is find yours!

Book our best summer 2018 offers

Booking your 2018 summer river cruise couldn’t be easier. Take a look at the itineraries below to find your perfect escape, and call our Cruise Concierge on 0800 197 0854 to book your trip. Having sailed with all of our river cruise lines themselves, our Concierge team are perfectly placed to help you plan your summer sailing.

2 Tulips & Windmills11 sailing dates
3 South of France 39 sailing dates
  • Scenic
  • South of France
  • 10 April 2018 - 12 nights
  • Chalon-sur-Saöne to Tarascon
  • Best of Summer | Includes FREE door-to-door transfers and HUGE savings of up to £1,250 per couple
4 A Taste Of The Danube7 sailing dates
5 Romantic Rhine170 sailing dates
6 Rhine Highlights32 sailing dates
  • Scenic
  • Rhine Highlights
  • 23 April 2018 - 7 nights
  • Basel to Amsterdam
  • Best of Summer | Includes FREE door-to-door transfers and HUGE savings of up to £1,250 per couple
7 Highlights of Eastern Europe & Istanbul14 sailing dates
  • Uniworld River Cruises
  • Highlights of Eastern Europe & Istanbul
  • 23 April 2018 - 11 nights
  • Istanbul to Budapest
  • Best of Summer | Includes FREE flights and FREE chauffeur driven transfers
8 Dutch Sights and Belgian Delights2 sailing dates
9 The Enchanting Rhine137 sailing dates
10 Waterways of the Tsars79 sailing dates
11 Medieval Germany - the Main to the Danube River17 sailing dates
12 Rhine Getaway241 sailing dates
13 Gems of Northern Italy102 sailing dates
14 Castles along the Rhine64 sailing dates
15 Portugal, Spain & the Douro River Valley30 sailing dates
16 Melodies of the Danube74 sailing dates
17 Romantic Danube340 sailing dates
18 Enchantment of Eastern Europe19 sailing dates
19 Rhine and Moselle Splendours9 sailing dates
20 Rhine Getaway241 sailing dates
  • Viking Cruises
  • Rhine Getaway
  • 04 August 2018 - 7 nights
  • Amsterdam to Basel
  • Best of Summer | HUGE early booking savings of up to £2,000 per couple
21 Enticing Douro20 sailing dates
22 Melodies of the Danube74 sailing dates
23 Splendours of Europe45 sailing dates
24 Sensations of Southern France34 sailing dates
25 Secrets of the Mekong18 sailing dates
26 Danube Delights32 sailing dates
  • Emerald Waterways
  • Danube Delights
  • 31 August 2018 - 7 nights
  • Nuremberg to Budapest
  • Best of Summer | Includes FREE all-inclusive drinks and HUGE savings of up to £1,250 per couple
27 Rhine Cruise to Switzerland66 sailing dates
28 Gems of the Danube54 sailing dates
  • Scenic
  • Gems of the Danube
  • 18 October 2018 - 7 nights
  • Nuremberg to Budapest
  • Best of Summer | Includes FREE door-to-door transfers and HUGE savings of up to £1,250 per couple
29 Secrets of the Douro 30 sailing dates
30 Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg16 sailing dates

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