Saga extends VIP travel service to 2017 river cruises of 14 nights+ booked online by June 30, 2016

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Plus: Ships chartered exclusively for Saga guests Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner Many tours included in holiday price No-fly options by Eurostar or ferry Regional flight options

Saga extends VIP travel service to 2017 river cruises of 14 nights+ booked online by June 30, 2016

Saga guests sailing on 2017 river cruises of 14 nights or more can enjoy a door-to-door VIP travel service if they book online by June 30, 2016.

The VIP travel service takes guests to and from the airport or UK departure points including St Pancras and Ebbsfleet International stations and Folkestone.

Sailings detailed below are Saga-exclusive with selected tours included in the price. Wine, beer and soft drinks are also included with lunch and dinner. Here’s a snapshot of the 2017 sailings featuring the VIP transport service:

Voyage Across the Continent
Regina Rheni II
23 days from £3,349 departing on April 26 and July 1
This dramatic sailing along the Rhine, Main and Danube embraces eight countries with tours of Nuremberg, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Constanta are included in the price. Travel options include flights from Aberdeen, Birmingham Bristol, Edinburgh, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle and Norwich.

Danube Delta Odyssey
Filia Rheni II
16 nights from £2,349 departing April 26, May 28 and July 6, 2017
Enjoy stunning scenery along the Danube with three included guided tours to Budapest, Bucharest and Vienna. All cabins on the ships upper-deck now have French balconies as standard. Travel options include flights from Aberdeen, Birmingham Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle and Norwich.

NEW: Grand Cruise of the Rhine, Moselle and Main
Amadeus Symphony
14 nights from £2,249 departing on May 3 and August 2017
The Amadeus Symphony is the latest addition to the fleet charted exclusively for Saga guests. From Utrecht, cruise along the Rhine, Moselle and Main to explore the birthplace of Beethoven and ancient Trier. Wine-tasting in the Moselle is on the itinerary plus included tours of Frankfurt and Strasbourg. Travel by Eurostar from St Pancras or Ebbsfleet, by coach from Folkestone on P&O Ferries or fly from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, London Heathrow, Manchester or Newcastle airports.

Across Europe
Regina Rheni II
14 nights from £2,349 departing on June 9, July 1 and October 27, 2017
Trace the Rhine, Main and Danube from Budapest to Amsterdam to view the stunning Wachau Valley, medieval Regensburg and the wine town of Würzburg. City tours of Budapest, Vienna and Nuremberg are included. Flights from Aberdeen, Birmingham Bristol, Edinburgh, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle and Norwich.

Rhine and Moselle
Rex Rheni
14 nights from £1,499 departing June 3 and 24, August 30 and September 25, 2017
Cruise the mighty Rhine and delightful Moselle from Cologne to Basel to pass enchanting architecture from centuries past as well as glorious scenery. Travel by Eurostar from St Pancras or Ebbsfleet, by coach from Folkestone on P&O Ferries or fly from Birmingham, London Heathrow or Manchester airports.

From Switzerland to the Black Sea
Regina Rheni II
23 nights from £3,399 departing Aug 28, 2017 includes four European capitals
Explore the fascinating cities of Budapest, Vienna, Strasbourg and more on this diverse cruise from Bucharest to Basel. Highlights include the Iron Gates gorge and the historic city of Nuremberg. Flights from Aberdeen, Birmingham Bristol, Edinburgh, London Heathrow, Manchester and Norwich.

Jewels of Central Europe -  Merzig to Budapest
Regina Rheni II
15 nights from £2,299 departing London Heathrow on September 27, 2017
Fly to Luxembourg and sail from Merzig to Bernkastel, Cochem, Koblenz, Rudeheim, Miltenberg, Wurzburg, Bamberg, Kelheim, Regensburg, Passau, Melk, Durnstein, Vienna and Bratislava. Sightseeing tours of Vienna, Nuremberg, Budapest and Trier are included.

ENDS

For details visit saga.co.uk/rivercruises

Price includes UK travel package, return travel by coach or flight from London depending on the cruise plus transfers, all meals, welcome cocktail party, porterage, optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights or a discount if passenger has own insurance.

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