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Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on Robert Burns cruises

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers

Have a look at these special small-ship cruise offers that include free or greatly discounted airfare to/from Australia from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

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Cruises below are available to Australian passengers only.

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Gems of Europe in 2019: Hungary, Serbia, Romania & Bulgaria

Cruise Package: 15-night River Cruise & Hotel package, round-trip from Budapest on selected departures in September 2019.

Ship: 169-passenger Robert Burns; built in 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • Transfers throughout from arrival in Budapest to last day in Budapest.
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Budapest with breakfast.
  • 14-night river cruise aboard ms Robert Burns round-trip from Budapest includes: Most shipboard main meals (except for lunch in Bucharest on day 6); services of a Riviera travel cruise director; complimentary onboard tea and coffee; complimentary onboard wi-fi; and port taxes.
  • A range of included shore excursions includes the Kalocsa cathedral; a scenic drive into the “Puszta” to watch a performance by skilled horsemen; a tour of historic Belgrade to see the magnificent Kalemegdan Fortress; cruising through the Iron Gates Gorge and through the Djerdap locks; and much more.
  • BONUS free onboard drinks package: Valued at $389 per person, it includes draught beer, non-alcoholic beer, soft drinks, juices, red/white/rose house wines, and wine recommendations from the menu — served with lunch and dinner onboard your ship.
  • AIRFARE ADD-ON to Europe! Return economy airfare available from just $995 per person additional.

➢➢Fares for twin share Emerald (lower deck) stateroom with window from $6,255 AUD per person.*

Expires: Valid to 30 June 2019 or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on Robert Burns cruises

Robert Burns.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on the Robert Burns River boat

Robert Burns itinerary.

Cobblestones of Europe in 2019: Germany, Austria & Hungary

Cruise Package: 15-night River Cruise & Hotel package, from Cologne to Budapest on selected departures in August 2019.

Ship: 169-passenger Thomas Hardy; built 2017.

Offer Includes:

  • One-way transfer from Cologne airport to hotel.
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Cologne with breakfast.
  • One-way transfer from Cologne hotel to port.
  • 14-night river cruise from Cologne to Budapest aboard ms Thomas Hardy including: All meals; complimentary onboard tea & coffee; five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides; free onboard Wi-Fi; services of a Riviera Cruises cruise director and tour manager; and port charges.
  • Visits, shore tours and sites include the stunning scenery of the Rhine Gorge, Main and Danube; guided tour of 2,000 year-old Koblenz; stops in picturesque Boppard, Rudesheim, Mainz and Passau; Melk Abbey and Regensburg; guided tours of baroque Wurzburg, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest; walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bamberg; tour of Nurember; and more.
  • BONUS Free Onboard Drinks Package: Valued at $389 per person, this package includes draught beer, non-alcoholic beer, soft drinks, juices, red/white/rose house wines, and wine recommendations from the menu — served with lunch and dinner onboard your ship.
  • One-way transfer from port to airport in Budapest.
  • ADD ON AIRFARE to/from Europe; return economy-class airfare available from just $995 per person.

➢➢Fares for Twin share Emerald (lower deck) stateroom with window from $6,200 AUD*.

Expires: Valid to 30 June 2019 or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on the Thomas Hardy out of Budapest

Thomas Hardy.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on Thomas Hardy itinerary

Thomas Hardy itinerary.

The Galapagos Islands in 2019

Cruise Package: 9-night Fly, Expedition Cruise & Hotel package round-trip from Guayaquil, Ecuador, on selected departures from August to December 2019.

Ship: 96-passenger Lindblad National Geographic Endeavour II; refurbished in 2016.

Offer Includes:

  • FREE return economy class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to Guayaquil (Ecuador), including tax.
  • 1-night pre-cruise accommodation in Guayaquil at the Hotel Hilton Colon with breakfast.
  • Transfers to and from hotel and ship or airport.
  • Charter flight from Guayaquil to the Galapagos.
  • 7-night expedition cruise aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II ship to the Galapagos Islands including: All shipboard meals and non-alcoholic beverages; bar tab; and WiFi**; sightseeing & entrance fees along with special access permits, park fees, port taxes; all shore excursions, zodiac & kayak explorations; snorkeling (including wetsuits, masks, fins & snorkels; and lectures and presentations onboard ship.
  • Charter flight from Galapagos to Guayaquil.
  • 1-night post-cruise accommodation in Guayaquil at the Hotel Hilton Colon with breakfast.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat 1 Ocean View Upper Deck for $9,120 AUD pp; Twin Cat 3 Ocean View Lounge Deck for $11,990 AUD pp.*

Expires: Valid until 31 July 19 or until sold out/withdrawn.

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* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on the Nat Geo Endeavour in the Galapagos

Lindblad’s Nat Geo Endeavour II.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on Galapagos itinerary shown in map

Galapagos Islands itinerary.

Rhine River & Germany Christmas Markets in 2019

Cruise Package: 9-night Fly, River Cruise & Hotel stay, from Basel to Amsterdam, departs 9 December 2019.

Ship: 106-passenger Crystal Bach; built 2017.

Offer Includes:

  • FREE  return economy class airfare ex Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Basel and ex Amsterdam on return includes tax.
  • All transfers throughout.
  • 1-nights accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Basel with breakfast.
  • 7-night river cruise aboard Crystal Bach from Basel to Amsterdam including: Farm-to-table dining; unlimited fine wines/champagnes/premium spirits and beers included onboard; 24-hour room service; all shipboard and shoreside gratuities included whilst cruising; European butler service for every suite on cruise; unlimited wi-fi and internet access onboard; free self-service laundry on ship; and a selection of complimentary shore activities.
  • 1-night accommodation at a 5-star hotel in Amsterdam.

➢➢Fares for Twin share Cat S4 Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony/Window from AUD $6,450 pp (save $4,285 pp); twin share Cat S2 Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony/Window from AUD $7,625 pp (save $4,295 pp).

Expires: 30 June 2019 or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on Crystal Bach river cruise.

Crystal Bach

 

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers on the Crystal Bach.

Crystal Bach itinerary.

Atlantic Canada plus Churchill in 2019

Cruise Package: 22-night Fly, Expedition Cruise & Hotel stay from St Johns to Vancouver; departs 28 September 2019.

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour; refurbished 2014.

Offer Includes:

  • FREE Return economy class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to St John’s, Newfoundland (via Montreal on way over) and ex Vancouver on return.
  • Domestic Canadian airfares as required by the itinerary.
  • All transfers throughout from arrival in St John’s to final day in Vancouver.
  • Pre-Cruise hotel accommodation in: Montreal (3 nights) & St John’s (1 night).
  • 10-night Newfoundland Circumnavigation expedition cruise round-trip from St John’s includes: complimentary expedition Parka (yours to keep); complimentary use of gumboots (loan onboard); onboard educational presentations, interactive workshops and evening entertainment; documentary and film programming; sightseeing including museum entries, park accesses; access to pristine wilderness areas; Zodiac tours and cruises; local performances; and port taxes.
  • Post-Cruise hotel accommodation in Toronto (2 nights).
  • 4-night “Churchill Town & Tundra Adventurer” package round-trip from Winnipeg includes 2 nights accommodation in Winnipeg (1 night pre and 1 night post Churchill) at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel; return economy class airfare from Winnipeg to Churchill; 2 nights accommodation in Churchill; and 2-nights hotel in Vancouver.

➢➢Fares for Twin share Cat 3 interior from AUD $16,695*pp; Twin share Cat 6 Ocean View from AUD $20,395*pp (save $5,820 pp).

Expires: 30 June 2019 or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers aboard Ocean Endeavour

Ocean Endeavour.

Free & Discounted Airfare Offers aboard Ocean Endeavour.

Ocean Endeavour itinerary.

Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

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Solo Cruiser Offers

Solo Cruise Offers on Riviera River Cruises

 

Have a look at these special small-ship cruise offers for solo travelers from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

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Also check our QuirkyCruise’s recent article on the “Best Europe River Cruise Lines for Solos” … Riviera is on the list of course!

Cruises below are available to Australian passengers only.

Happy small-ship cruising!

 

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Solo Cruise Offers

 

France for Solos in 2020: Burgundy, The River Rhone & Provence

Cruise Package: 7-night river cruise from Avignon to Lyon, departures from April to October 2020.

Ship: Riviera’s 140-passenger MS Lord Byron; built in 2013.

Offer Includes:

  • 7-night river cruise aboard MS Lord Byron between Avignon and Lyon
  • All shipboard main meals
  • All shore excursions
  • Complimentary wi-fi and onboard tea & coffee

➢➢Fares for solo occupancy of an Emerald (lower deck) cabin with window from $2,859 AUD per person (no single supplement; based on 16 Apr 20 departure).

Expires: valid until sold out/withdrawn — limited availability on each cruise.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Solo Cruiser Offers

Lord Byron

Solo Cruiser Offers

France for Solos in 2020: Burgundy, The River Rhone & Provence


Germany & Austria for Solos in 2020: Vienna, Bohemia & the Danube

Cruise Package: 7-night river cruise round-trip from Vienna; departures July – September 2020.

Ship: 169-passenger Thomas Hardy; built 2017.

Offer Includes:

  • 7-night river cruise aboard the Riviera’s MS Thomas from Vienna Return
  • All shipboard meals
  • All shore excursions
  • Complimentary wi-fi and onboard tea & coffee

➢➢FARES for solo occupancy of an Emerald (lower deck) cabin with window from $3,199* AUD per person.

Expires: valid until sold out/withdrawn – limited space on each cruise.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Solo Cruiser Offers

Thomas Hardy

Solo Cruiser Offers

Germany & Austria for Solos in 2020: Vienna, Bohemia & the Danube


Danube River for Solos Only in 2020

Cruise Package: 7-night SOLOS ONLY river cruise round-trip from Budapest; departures in March and November 2020.

Ship: 169-passenger Riviera’s MS Robert Burns; built in 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • 7-night river cruise aboard MS Robert Burns round-trip from Budapest on an ALL SOLO TRAVELLER departure
  • All shipboard main meals
  • All shore excursions
  • Complimentary wi-fi and onboard tea & coffee

➢➢FARES for solo occupancy of an Emerald (lower deck) cabin with window from $2,749 AUD per person; solo occupancy of a Ruby (middle deck) cabin with French Balcony from $3,549 AUD per person: solo occupancy of Diamond (upper deck) cabin with French Balcony from $3,779 AUD per person (no single supplement, based on 30 March 2020 departure).

Expires: valid until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Rob

Robert Burns

Solo Cruiser Offers

Danube River for Solos Only in 2020


Rhine River for SOLOS ONLY in 2020: Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg

Cruise Package: 7-night river cruise round-trip from Cologne return, departs 31 October 2020.

Ship: 169-passenger MS Oscar Wilde; built 2017.

Offer Includes:

  • 7-night river cruise aboard MS Oscar Wilde round-trip from Cologne on an ALL SOLO TRAVELLER departure
  • All shipboard main meals
  • All shore excursions
  • Complimentary wi-fi and onboard tea & coffee

➢➢FARES for solo occupancy of an Emerald (lower deck) cabin with window from $3,249 AUD per person; solo occupancy of a Ruby (middle deck) cabin with French Balcony from $4,049 AUD per person; solo occupancy of Diamond (upper deck) cabin with French Balcony from $4,279 AUD per person (no single supplement on any category).

Expires: valid until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Oscar Wilde

Solo Cruiser Offers

Rhine River for SOLOS ONLY in 2020: Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg


Portugal for SOLOS ONLY in 2020: Douro, Porto & Salamanca River

Cruise Package: 7-night river cruise round-trip from Porto; departures November 2020.

Ship: 126-passenger Douro Splendour; built 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • 7-night river cruise aboard MS Douro Splendour (or sister ship Douro Elegance) round-trip from Porto on an ALL SOLO TRAVELLER departure
  • All shipboard main meals
  • All shore excursions
  • Complimentary wi-fi and onboard tea & coffee

➢➢FARES for solo occupancy of a Lower deck cabin with window from $3,709 AUD per person; solo occupancy of a Middle deck cabin with floor to ceiling window from $4,399 AUD per person; solo occupancy of an Upper deck cabin with floor to ceiling window from $4,739 AUD per person (no single supplement on any category).

Expires: until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Solo Cruiser Offers

Douro Splendour

Portugal for SOLOS ONLY in 2020: Douro, Porto & Salamanca River

 

 

Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

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Cruise Traveller Around-the-World Offers

Cruise Traveller Around-the-World Offers

Check out these special small-ship cruise offers on itineraries around the world from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

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Cruises below are available to Australian passengers only.

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Around-the-World on Small Ships

An Australian Adventure in 2019 – Free Upgrade offer

Cruise Package: 10-night Australian east coast cruise from Cairns to Sydney plus 3 hotel nights in Port Douglas; departs 13 December 2019.

Ship: 184-passenger Ponant’s Le Laperouse; built in 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • One-way economy air from Sydney to Cairns with transfer to Port Douglas.
  • 3-night Port Douglas resort stay with breakfast and transfers.
  • FREE full-day tour to Kuranda from Port Douglas.
  • 10-night cruise aboard Le Laperouse from Cairns to Sydney including all shipboard meals, open bar and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin Deluxe Balcony from $7,995 AUD per person; Twin Prestige Balcony on Deck 4 from $7,995 AUD per person (free upgrade offer); and Single Prestige Balcony on Deck 4 from $11,995 AUD per person.

Expires: 13 April 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

 Cruise Traveller Around-the-World Offers

 

Christmas Markets in Style in 2019

Cruise Package: 7-night luxury Rhine River Christmas Markets cruise from Basel to Amsterdam, plus 2 hotel nights (one Basel and one Amsterdam); departs 9 Dec 2019.

Ship: 106-passenger Crystal Bach; built 2017.

Offer Includes:

  • FREE round-trip economy-class airfares from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Basel and back from Amsterdam on return.
  • 1-night hotel stay in Basel with breakfast with transfers.
  • 7-night Christmas Markets river cruise aboard the Crystal Bach from Basel to Amsterdam including all shipboard meals, beverages, tips and port taxes.
  • 1-night hotel stay in Amsterdam with transfers.

➢➢Fares for Twin S4 Petite Suite from $7,960 AUD per person (was $10,735); and Twin S2 Deluxe Suite from $9,150 AUD per person (was $11,920).

Expires: 30 April 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

ruise Traveller Around-the-World Offers

Rhine River Christmas market cruise! * Photo: Crystal Cruises

 

Wild India in 2020

Cruise Package: 7-night Brahmaputra India river cruise plus 12-night hotel/safari nights, from Delhi to Kolkata; departs 13 January 2020.

Ship: 46-passenger MV Mahabaahu; built in 2011.

Offer Includes:

  • Return economy class airfares from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne to Delhi and ex Kolkata on return.
  • 1-night hotel stay in Delhi, India with transfers/breakfast.
  • 9-nights at safari lodges in India (3 each at Bandhavgarh NP, Kanha NP & Pench NP) with all meals and game drives each day.
  • 2-night hotel stay in Kolkata, India with transfers/breakfast & sightseeing.
  • Airfares within India Kolkata to Jorhat (with transfer to Neamati Ghat) and Guwahati to Kolkata.
  • 7-night Brahmaputra River cruise aboard the MV Mahabaahu from Neamati Ghat to Guwahati including all shipboard meals, some beverages, all shore excursions and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin Superior Riverview from $12,565 AUD per person (was $13,015); Twin Superior Balcony from $13,095 AUD per person (was $13,620); and Single Superior Riverview from $22,655 AUD (was $23,505).

Expires: 30 Jun 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Cruise Traveller Around-the-World Offers

Mahabahuu.

 

An Antarctic Expedition – Plus Iguazu Falls in South America in 2020

Cruise Package: 10-night Antarctic expedition cruise plus 6-night hotel stay from Buenos Aires return; departs 27 Nov 2020.

Ship: 264-passenger L’Austral, built in 2011.

Offer Includes:

  • Return economy class airfares from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2-night hotel stay in Buenos Aires (one pre and one post cruise) with transfers/breakfast.
  • Round-trip charter flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia.
  • 10-night Antarctica expedition cruise aboard L’Austral round-trip from Ushuaia including all shipboard meals, open bar, all shore excursions/zodiac trips and port taxes.
  • Round-trip airfare between Buenos Aires and Iguazu.
  • 2-night hotel stay at Iguazu Falls with breakfast/transfer and tour to Argentine side of the falls.
  • 2-night hotel stay in Buenos Aires post Iguazu with FREE dinner and tango show on final night plus breakfast/transfers.

➢➢Fares for Twin Deluxe Balcony from $19,795 AUD per person (was $25,160); Twin Prestige Balcony on Deck 4 from $21,145 AUD per person (was $27,070); and Single Deluxe Balcony from $24,995 AUD (was $44,755).

Expires: 31 Jul 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Cruise Traveller Around-the-World Offers

L’Austral

 

Thailand Under Sail in 2019 & 2020

Cruise Package: 7-night tall ship sailing cruise plus 3-night hotel stay from Phuket, Thailand return; departures Oct 19, 2019 to March 20, 2020.

Ship: 170-passenger Star Clipper; built in 1993.

Offer Includes:

  • FREE 3-night hotel stay in Phuket, Thailand.
  • FREE transfer from hotel to port on embarkation day.
  • 7-night Northern or Southern Thailand cruise aboard Star Clipper round-trip from Phuket, Thailand including all shipboard meals and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin Interior Cat 6 cabin from $2,735 AUD per person; Twin Ocean View Cat 4 cabin from $3,175 AUD per person; and Single Cat 6 interior from $3,925 AUD.

Expires: Until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. 

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Cruise Traveller Around-the-World Offers

Exotic Thailand itinerary.

 

Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

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Fly-Free from Australia Cruise Offers

Fly-Free from Australia Cruise Offers

Check out these special small-ship cruise offers that include free economy round-trip airfare from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

Click here for more info about Cruise Traveller.

Cruises below are available to Australian passengers only.

 

Cruise Traveller

 

Happy small-ship cruising!

Galapagos Greats: LINDBLAD & THE GALAPAGOS Islands

Cruise Package: 7-night Galapagos cruise adventure plus 2 hotel nights, round-trip from Guayaquil; selected departures August to November 2019.

Ship: 96-passenger Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Endeavour II; built in 2006 and refurbished in 2016.

Fly-Free from Australia Cruise Offers

National Geographic Endeavour II.

Offer Includes:

  • Free return economy class airfare between Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne and Guayaquil.
  • 2-night (1 pre and 1 post) hotel stay in Guayaquil with breakfast and transfer to charter flight.
  • Free round-trip charter flights between Guayaquil and the Galapagos.
  • 7-night cruise aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II round-trip from the Galapagos including all shipboard meals, open bar (some top shelf beverages not included) plus Zodiac shore excursions and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat 1 Ocean View Upper Deck cabins from $9,120 AUD per person; Twin Cat 3 Ocean View Lounge Deck cabins from $11,990 AUD per person; and Single 2S Ocean View Upper Deck cabins from $13,620 AUD per person.

Expires: 31 July 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.  

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Fly-Free from Australia Cruise Offers

A map of the Galápagos Islands. * Map: Cruise Traveller

 

Shamrock Express: ADVENTURE CANADA & IRELAND

Cruise Package: 11-night Ireland expedition cruise plus 1 hotel night; round-trip from Dublin, departs 9 June 2019.

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour; built in 1982 and last refitted in 2016.

"Adventure Canada" Specials

Ocean Endeavor. * Photo: Adventure Canada

Offer Includes:

  • Free round-trip economy class airfare between Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth and Dublin.
  • 1-night hotel stay in Dublin with breakfast with transfers.
  • 11-night expedition cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavour round-trip from Dublin, Ireland including all shipboard meals, plus Zodiac shore excursions and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat 4 Ocean View cabins from $12,545 AUD per person (was $16,790); Twin Cat 6 Ocean View cabins from $15,160 AUD per person (was $19,790); and Single Cat 4 Ocean View cabins from $14,760 AUD per person (was $24,330).

Expires: 15 April 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.  

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Ireland cruise. * Map: Cruise Traveller

 

The King Penguin Parade: PONANT & THE SUB-ANTARCTICS

Cruise Package: 14-night Sub-Antarctic expedition cruise plus 2 hotel nights, from Dunedin to Lyttelton, departs 1 Feb 2020.

Ship: 184-passenger Le Laperouse; built in 2018.

quirky-cruise-cruise-traveller-deals-june-18-2018-stern-of-le-laperouse

The stern of Le Laperouse. * Rendering: Ponant

Offer Includes:

  • Free round-trip economy class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to Dunedin and out of Christchurch on return.
  • 1-night hotel stay in Dunedin, New Zealand with transfers.
  • 14-night expedition cruise aboard the Le Laperouse from Dunedin to Lyttelton including all shipboard meals, open bar, plus Zodiac shore excursions and port taxes.
  • 1-night hotel stay in Christchurch, New Zealand with transfers.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat DEL Deluxe Balcony from $17,675 AUD per person (was $21,055); Twin Cat PR4 Prestige Balcony from $19,545 AUD per person (was $23,360).

Expires: 31 March 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.  

* Offer available to Australian guests only.

Fly-Free from Australia Cruise Offers

New Zealand and the SubAntarctic region. * Map: Cruise Traveller

Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

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Ponant's Le Laperouse

Ponant’s Le Laperouse

Check out these special offers featuring expeditions aboard Ponant’s Le Laperouse from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

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Cruises below are available to Australian passengers only.

 

Cruise Traveller

 

Happy small-ship cruising!

Ponant’s Le Laperouse

Australian Adventure in 2019

Cruise Package: 10-night Australia cruise adventure + 3 hotel nights, from Sydney to Cairns, departs December 13, 2019.

Ship: 184-passenger Le Laperouse; built 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • Free one-way economy-class airfare from Sydney to Cairns including tax with a full service airline including 20kg of luggage.
  • 3-night hotel stay at the Sheraton Mirage Hotel (or similar) in Port Douglas with daily breakfast,  full-day tour to Kuranda and transfers.
  • 10-night cruise aboard the Le Laperouse from Cairns to Sydney including all shipboard meals, open bar, entertainment and events, 24-hour room service, plus Zodiac shore excursions, and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin PR4 Prestige Balcony cabins from $7,995 AUD per person (was $9,240 AUD); Twin PR5 Prestige Balcony cabins from $8,445 AUD per person (was $10,380 AUD); and Single PR4 Prestige Balcony cabins from $11,995 AUD per person (was $18,185 AUD).

Expires: 12 February, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.   * Offer available to Australian guests only.

Ponant's Le Laperouse

Cruise Traveller’s Australia Adventure. * Photo: Cruise Travellers

 

The King Penguin Parade in 2020

Cruise Package: 14-night New Zealand & Sub Antarctic cruise adventure + 2 hotel nights, from Dunedin to Lyttelton, departs February 1, 2020.

Ship: 184-passenger Le Laperouse; built 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • Free return economy-class airfare from Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney to Dunedin and then back from Christchurch including tax.
  • 2-night hotel stay (1-night pre-cruise in Dunedin and 1-night post-cruise hotel in Christchurch); includes transfers.
  • 14-night “Fjordland & The Sub Antarctic Islands” expedition cruise aboard the new Le Laperouse from Dunedin to Lyttelton including:  including all shipboard meals, open bar, entertainment and events, 24-hour room service, plus Zodiac shore excursions, port taxes, and free expedition parka and boots rental.

➢➢Fares for Twin DEL Deluxe Balcony from $17,675 AUD per person (only 4 at this price) (was $21,055); fares for Twin PR4 Prestige Balcony from $19,545 AUD per person (only 4 at this price) (was $23,360); fares for Twin PR5 Prestige Balcony from $20,415 per person AUD (only 3 at this price) (was $24,420).

** SORRY all singles sold-out on this Fly Free offer **

Expires: 31 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.   * Offer available to Australian guests only.

Ponant's Le Laperouse

The Sub Antarctic. * Photo: Nath Michel for Cruise Traveller

 

The Dreamtime Diaries in 2019

Cruise Package: 20-night Australia cruise adventure + 1 hotel night, from Darwin to Sydney, departs December 5, 2019.

Ship: 184-passenger Le Laperouse; built 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • Free one-way economy-class airfare from Sydney to Darwin, including tax.
  • 1-night hotel stay in Darwin with breakfast, includes transfers.
  • 20-night expedition cruise aboard the new Le Laperouse from Darwin to Sydney including all shipboard meals, open bar, entertainment and events, 24-hour room service, plus some Zodiac shore excursions, and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin PR4 Prestige Balcony from $13,695 AUD per person (was $17,745); fares for Single PR4 Prestige Balcony from $18,445 AUD per person (was $34,160 AUD per person).

Expires: 31 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.  Offer available to Australian guests only.

Ponant's Le Laperouse

Photo: Ponant

 

Kimberley Delights in 2020

Cruise Package: 10-night Kimberley expedition + 3 hotel nights, from Darwin to Broome, departs August 14, 2020.

Ship: 184-passenger Le Laperouse; built 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • Free return economy-class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Darwin and out of Broome, including tax.
  • 2-nights pre-cruise hotel stay in Darwin with breakfast, includes transfers; 1-night post-cruise hotel stay in Broome with breakfast and transfers.
  • 10-night Kimberley expedition cruise aboard the new Le Laperouse from Darwin to Broome including all shipboard meals, open bar, entertainment and events, 24-hour room service, plus Zodiac shore excursions, and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin PR5 Prestige Balcony cabins from $14,435 AUD per person (4 only at this price) (was $16,910); and fares for Single PR5 Prestige Balcony cabins from $20,775 AUD per person (2 only at this price) ($32,575 per person).

Expires: 31 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.   * Offer available to Australian guests only.

Crocodile. * Photo: Mick Fogg for Ponant

 

Outback Rails to Dragons Tails in 2019

Cruise Package: 11-night cruise adventure + 2 train cabin nights + 1 hotel night, from Darwin to Benoa (Bali), departs August 28, 2019.

Ship: 184-passenger Le Laperouse; built 2018.

Offer Includes:

  • 2-night “The Ghan” train journey from Adelaide to Darwin in a Gold Twin or Gold Single cabin featuring: For Gold Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day | For Gold Single, a compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day and shared shower/toilet facilities located at the end of the carriage. There are power outlets in cabin; in-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available; all-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant; all-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages; all-inclusive off-train excursions and short stops in Katherine, Alice Springs and Marla.
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Darwin with breakfast and transfers.
  • 11-night expedition cruise aboard the new Le Laperouse from Darwin to Benoa (Bali) including all shipboard meals, open bar, entertainment and events, 24-hour room service, plus Zodiac shore excursions, and port taxes.

➢➢Fares for Twin PR6 Prestige Balcony cabins from $13,895 AUD per person; fares for Twin DS3 Deluxe Suites from $18,295 AUD per person; fares for Single PR6 Prestige Balcony cabins from $22,595 AUD per person.

Expires: 30 April, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.   * Offer available to Australian guests only.

Ponant’s Le Laperouse. * Photo: Ponant

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Hello, welcome to QuirkyCruise.com’s deals column!

Here are some enticing small ship cruise offers curated by a handful of well-respected travel companies, agencies and tour operators that specialize in selling small-ship cruises, including:

 

Grand Victoria: The Queen of Burgundy

Luxury Barge Cruises

 

The Small Cruise Ship Collection

Small Ship Cruise Collection's Powell Ettinger

 

Cruise Traveller

Cruise Traveller

 

eWaterways

eWaterways

 

AdventureSmith Explorations

AdventureSmith Explorations
 

 

 

Happy small-ship cruising!

 

Special Offers

Grand Victoria “The Queen of Burgundy” Barge
20% off full-barge charters when booked by Jan 2, 2020; mention code QC2020

special offer for a grand victoria barge cruise

The lovely sun deck of the 6-passenger Grand Victoria. * Photo: Grand Victoria Cruises

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Small Cruise Ship Collection (posted May 16, 2019)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted April 25, 2019)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted April 3, 2019)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted March 3, 2019)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection (posted Jan 27, 2019)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted Jan 18, 2019)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted Dec 12, 2018 )

The Small Cruise Ship Collection (posted Nov 23, 2018)

AdventureSmith Explorations (posted Oct 29, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection (posted Oct 13, 2018)

AdventureSmith Explorations (posted Sept 30, 2018)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted Sept 27, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection (posted Sept 14, 2018)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted Aug 20, 2018)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted July 20, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection Deals (posted July 14, 2018)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted June 18, 2018)

eWaterways Deals (posted June 8, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection Deals (posted June 1, 2018)

Cruise Planners Deals (posted May 26, 2018)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted May 24, 2018)

Cruise Planners Deals (posted April 20, 2018)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted April 14, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection Deals (posted April 8, 2018)

Cruise Planners Deals (posted March 24, 2018)

Cruise Traveller Deals (posted March 16, 2018)

eWaterways Deals (posted March 9, 2018)

Cruise Planners Deals (posted March 8, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection Deals (posted March 2, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection Deals (posted Feb 16, 2018)

eWaterways Deals (posted Feb 9, 2018)

The Small Cruise Ship Collection Deals (posted Feb 6, 2018)

 

 

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"Adventure Canada" Specials

Canada, Iceland, Ireland & Greenland Offers with “Adventure Canada”

Check out these special offers for Adventure Canada expeditions from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

Click here for more info about Cruise Traveller.

Cruises below are available to Australian passengers only.

 

Cruise Traveller

 

Happy small-ship cruising!

Into the Northwest Passage in 2020

Cruise Package: 16-night Northwest Passage cruise + 2 hotel nights, from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, to Kugluktuk, Canada, departs 22 August, 2020.

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour; built 1982 & refurbished in 2015.

Offer Includes:

  • Free 1-night accommodation in Toronto pre-cruise with transfer from hotel to charter flight.
  • One-way charter flight in economy class from Toronto to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.
  • 16-night Expedition Cruise INTO THE NORTH WEST PASSAGE aboard Ocean Endeavour from Kangerlussuaq to Kugluktuk including all shipboard meals and snacks, all excursions, onboard educational program, complimentary expedition parka (yours to keep) and gumboots (loan onboard), plus port taxes, “Discovery fund fee of USD $250 per person,” one-way charter flight from Kugluktuk to Calgary, and a bonus FREE 1-night post-cruise hotel in Calgary with transfer from charter flight to hotel on arrival.

➢➢Fares for a Twin Cat 3 Interior start from USD $15,830 per person (savings of USD $1,460 per person); Single solo Cat 3 cabin starts at USD $17,290 per person.

Expires: 19 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.   * Offer available to Australian guests only.

"Adventure Canada" Specials

Polar bear. * Photo: Andrew Stewart for Adventure Canada

Iceland Circumnavigation in 2019

Cruise Package: 9-night Iceland cruise + 1 hotel night, round-trip from Reykjavik, Iceland, departs 5 July, 2019.

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour; built 1982 & refurbished in 2015.

Offer Includes:

  • 1-night pre-cruise accommodation in Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Transfer from hotel to port on embarkation day.
  • 9-night “Iceland Circumnavigation” expedition cruise aboard Ocean Endeavour round-trip from Reykjavik includes all shipboard meals and snacks, all excursions, onboard educational program, complimentary expedition parka (yours to keep) and gumboots (loan onboard), plus port taxes, and more.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat 3 Interior cabins start from USD $5,860 per person (savings of USD $1,035 per person); Single solo Cat 3 cabins from USD $6,895 per person.

Expires: 19 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.   * Offer available to Australian guests only.

"Adventure Canada" Specials

Iceland. * Photo: Michelle Valberg for Adventure Canada

 

Greenland & Wild Labrador in 2020

Cruise Package: 14-night expedition cruise + 1 hotel night, from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, to St. John’s, Canada, departs 23 September, 2020.

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour; built 1982 & refurbished in 2015.

Offer Includes:

  • Free 1-night accommodation in Toronto pre-cruise including transfer to charter flight.
  • One-way charter flight from Toronto to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.
  • 14-night expedition GREENLAND & WILD LABRADOR cruise aboard Ocean Endeavour from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, to St John’s, Canada, including all shipboard meals and snacks, all excursions, onboard educational program, complimentary expedition parka (yours to keep) and gumboots (loan onboard), plus port taxes, “Discovery fund fee of USD $250 per person,” and more.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat 3 Interior cabins from USD $9,750 per person (savings of USD $940 per person); single solo Cat 3 cabin from USD $10,690 per person.

Expires: 19 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.  * Offer available to Australian guests only.

"Adventure Canada" Specials

Greenlandic girl. * Photo: MIchelle Valberg for Adventure Canada

 

Ireland Circumnavigation in 2019

Cruise Package: 11-night Ireland cruise + 1 hotel night, round-trip from Dublin, Ireland, departs 9 June, 2019.

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour; built 1982 & refurbished in 2015.

Offer Includes:

  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel in Dublin.
  • Transfer from hotel to port on embarkation day.
  • 11 night “Ireland Circumnavigation” expedition cruise on Ocean Endeavour round-trip from Dublin includes all shipboard meals and snacks, all excursions, onboard educational program, complimentary expedition parka (yours to keep) and gumboots (loan onboard), plus port taxes, and more.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat 3 Interior cabins from USD $7,050 per person (savings of USD $1,245 per person); Single solo Cat 3 cabins from USD $8,295 per person.

Expires: 19 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise. Offer available to Australian guests only.

Ocean Endeavor. * Photo: Adventure Canada

 

Scotland Slowly in 2019

Cruise Package: 11-night Scotland cruise + 1 hotel night, from Glasgow to Aberdeen, Scotland, departs 21 June, 2019.

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour; built 1982 & refurbished in 2015.

Offer Includes:

  • 1-nights pre-cruise accommodation in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Transfer from hotel to port on embarkation day.
  • 10 night “Scotland Slowly” expedition cruise on Ocean Endeavour from Glasgow to Aberdeen, Scotland, includes all shipboard meals and snacks, all excursions, onboard educational presentations, complimentary expedition parka (yours to keep) and gumboots (loan onboard), plus port taxes, and more.

➢➢Fares for Twin Cat 3 Interior cabins from USD $6,625 per person (savings of USD $1,170 per person); Single solo Cat 3 cabins from USD $7,795 per person.

Expires: 19 January, 2019 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.Offer available to Australian guests only.

"Adventure Canada" Specials

Scotland. Andrew Stewart for Adventure Canada

Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

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UnCruise Adventures to Alaska

UnCruise Adventures to Alaska & More

Check out this trio of special offers for UnCruise Adventures from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

Click here for more info about Cruise Traveller.

All rates are in Australian dollars and all are available to Australian passengers only.

 

Cruise Traveller

 

 

Happy small-ship cruising!

An Aloha Adventure in 2019

Cruise Package: 7-night cruise in the Hawaiian Islands, plus two hotel nights, departing April 4, 2019.

Ship:  36-Safari Explorer; built 1998 and renovated in 2008.

Offer:  Includes 2 nights accommodation in Honolulu pre-cruise with breakfast and FREE Pearl Harbour tour, transfer to Honolulu airport, one-way economy airfare (luggage extra cost) from Honolulu to Kona, transfer to port, 7-night up-close Hawaiian Islands cruise aboard Safari Explorer (operated by UnCruise Adventures) from Kona to Molokai with all meals/drinks and off-ship activities included. Also included: transfer to Molokai airport and one-way economy class airfare (luggage extra cost) from Molokai to Honolulu. Fares for a Twin Master cabin with ocean view starts at AUD $8,695 per person. Fares for a single cabin for one person starts at AUD $13,555 per person.

** Offer does not include flights from/to Australia.

Expires:  31 January, 2019; or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

UnCruise Adventures to Alaska

Hawaii undersea world.

 

Fjords of Alaska

Cruise Package: 14-night cruise in Alaska, plus two hotel nights, departing 6 September, 2019  (other dates available at higher prices).

Ship:  76- Wilderness Explorer; built 1976 and renovated in 2012.

Offer:  Includes 1-night Seattle hotel stay with departure transfer, one-way economy class transfer from Seattle to Ketchikan, 14-night expedition small ship cruise aboard Wilderness Explorer from Ketchikan to Sitka including all meals, all shore and exploring activities, zodiac excursions, all beverages onboard and port taxes. Plus, includes one-way economy class airfare from Sitka to Seattle, 1-night Seattle hotel stay with arrival transfer.  Twin Navigator cabin ocean view from AUD $13,795 per person. Single sole use cabin from AUD $21,895 per person.

*** Offer does not include flights from/to Australia.

Expires:  31 January, 2019; or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

UnCruise Adventures to Alaska

Whale watching from a zodiac.

USA River Adventure in 2019

Cruise Package: 7-night cruise on Columbia and Snake Rivers, plus two hotel nights, departing 17 October, 2019.

Ship:  88- Legacy; built 1983 and renovated in 2013.

Offer:  Includes one-way economy airfare from Los Angeles to Portland (Oregon), 2-night Portland hotel stay with transfers, 7-night “Rivers of Adventure” Columbia and Snake River cruise aboard SS Legacy from Portland Oregon to Clarkston Washington. Plus also includes one-way transfer from Clarkston port to Spokane airport, one-way economy airfare from Spokane to Los Angeles, and port taxes. Fares for a Twin Master ocean view cabin start from AUD $9,685 per person; fares for a single cabin for one person start at AUD $12,695 per person.

**  Offer does not include flights from/to Australia.
*** USA domestic airfares do not include luggage costs — expect approx US $36 per bag per flight to be paid directly to airline at checkin

Expires:  31 January, 2019; or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

UnCruise Adventures to Alaska

The SS Legacy.

Note:Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

 

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Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Check out these 5 special offers for Affordable River Cruising in Europe from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

Click here for more info about Cruise Traveller.

All rates are in Australian dollars and all are available to Australian passengers only.

 

Cruise Traveller

 

Happy small-ship cruising!

Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Fabulous France

Cruise Package: 12-night cruise package departing 11 October, 2019, comprises a 7-night cruise including all excursions and meals, FREE drinks package, plus 5-night stay in Paris and more.

Ship:  140-passenger Lord Byron; built 2013.

Offer:  Enjoy return economy airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Marseille (via Paris) and return from Lyon, 5-night Paris stay with transfers/breakfast; FREE 1-day big bus Paris pass; full day tour from Paris to Bruges; transfer from Marseille airport to Avignon port; 7-night river cruise from Avignon to Lyon aboard ms Lord Byron to Burgundy & Provence and including all shore activities/meals plus BONUS FREE drinks package onboard river cruise, air/port taxes and all transfers throughout. Fares for a Twin Lower Deck with windows start at AUD $7,995 per person, and for a Single Lower Deck with windows, from AUD $10,195 per person.

Expires:  30 September, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Lord Byron

Danube Delights

Cruise Package: 12-night cruise package departing 22 October, 2019, comprises a 7-night cruise including all excursions and meals, FREE drinks package, plus 5-night stay in Budapest and more.

Ship:  169-passenger Robert Burns; brand new built 2018.

Offer:  Enjoy round-trip economy airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Budapest including tax; 5-night Budapest hotel stay with breakfast/transfers; 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus pass for Budapest; full-day tour to Puszta horses with lunch; 7-night Blue Danube river cruise with the NEW ms Robert Burns round-trip from Budapest including all meals; plus a large range of included sightseeing and port taxes, port taxes. Fares for a single (French Balcony Middle Deck) cabin start at AUD $9,995 per person, and with a BONUS FREE onboard beverage package valued at AUD $199 per person.

Expires:  31 August, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Beautiful Budapest


Swiss Stunner

Cruise Package: 12-night cruise package departing 30 April, 2019, comprises a 7-night cruise including all excursions and meals, FREE drinks package, plus 5 hotel nights and more.

Ship:  169-passenger Emily Bronte; new built 2017.

Offer:  Enjoy round-trip economy class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Cologne and from Zurich on return; 1-night Cologne hotel stay with transfers; 7-night Rhine cruise to Switzerland aboard Emily Bronte from Cologne to Basel; 3-night post-cruise hotel extension from Basel to Zurich including the famous Glacier Express train from Chur to Zermatt and transport; 1-night post tour hotel stay in Zurich; air/port taxes; plus BONUS FREE beverage package on cruise valued at $199 per person! Fares for a Twin Lower Deck with window start from AUD $7,695 per person and Single Middle Deck cabins with French balcony start at AUD $13,295 per person.

Expires:  30 October, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Emily Bronte

 

Portugal Perfection

Cruise Package: 17-night cruise package departing 10 June, 2019, comprises a 7-night cruise including all excursions and meals and FREE drinks package, plus 10 hotel nights and more.

Ship:  126-passenger Douro Elegance; new built 2017.

Offer: Enjoy round-trip economy class from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Lisbon and from Porto on return; 1-night Lisbon stay with breakfast/transfer; 8-night small group “Discover Portugal” tour (18 guests max) from Lisbon to Porto with accommodation and some meals plus most touring and entrance fees; 1-night Porto stay with transfer to port; 7-night Douro River cruise aboard ms Douro Elegance round-trip from Porto with all meals and shore activities included; air/port taxes; plus free BONUS drinks package on board the river cruise. Fares for Twin Lower Deck cabins with window start at AUD $11,295 per person and Single Middle Deck cabins with full size window start at AUD $18,365 per person.

Expires:  30 November, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Douro Elegance

The Eastern European Explorer

Cruise Package: 25-night cruise package departing 7 September, 2019, comprises a 14-night cruise including all excursions and meals and FREE drinks package, plus 11 hotel nights and more.

Ship:  169-passenger Thomas Hardy; new built 2017.

Offer: Enjoy round-trip economy class from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth and from Prague on return including taxes; 1-night Budapest hotel stay with transfers/breakfast; 14-night “Budapest to Black Sea” river cruise aboard Thomas Hardy round-trip from Budapest including most meals (1 lunch is not included on day 6) and many shore activities; BONUS shipboard drinks package (valued at $389 per person); 1-night Budapest hotel stay with breakfast/transfers; 8-night small group escorted tour from Budapest to Prague with accomodation, transport and some meals; 1-night Prague hotel stay with breakfast/transfers; and air/port taxes. Fares for Twin Lower Deck cabins with window start at AUD $14,795 per person and Single Middle Deck cabins with French balcony start at AUD $25,595 per person.

Expires:  30 November, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

Affordable River Cruising in Europe

Thomas Hardy

 

Note:Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

 

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Check out these 5 special offers for cruises aboard Ponant’s brand-new 180-passenger Le Laperouse from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website.

Click here for more info about Cruise Traveller.

All rates are in Australian dollars and all are available to Australian passengers only.

 

Cruise Traveller

 

Happy small-ship cruising!

 

Ponant’s Brand New Le Laperouse: Luxury & Adventure

 

“Advance Australia Fair” East Coast Cruise From Sydney in 2019

Cruise: 13-night cruise package departing 13 December, 2019, comprises a 10-night cruise from Cairns to Sydney, including zodiac excursions and all beverages, plus 3 hotel nights in Port Douglas.

Ship:  180-passenger Le Laperouse (Ponant); brand new, launched 2018.

Offer: One-way economy airfare from Sydney to Cairns, plus 3-night hotel stay in Port Douglas with breakfast and transfers, and including a free full-day tour to scenic Kuranda. Fares for Twin Deluxe Balcony cabins start from AUD $6,995 per person, while fares for Single Deluxe Balcony cabins start at AUD $8,615 per person.

Expires:  31 August, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

 Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

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A cabin aboard Le Laperouse

 

The Crown of the Kimberley Cruise in 2019

Cruise: 13-night expedition cruise package departing 30 June, 2019, comprises a 10-night cruise from Darwin to Broome, through Kimberely, with an open bar, plus 3 hotel nights.

Ship:  180-passenger Le Laperouse (Ponant); brand new, launched 2018.

Offer: Return economy airfare — from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Darwin, and return economy airfare from Broome — includes air/taxes; plus 2-night Darwin hotel stay and 1-night Broome hotel stay, with breakfast and transfers. Fares for a Twin Deluxe Balcony cabin start at AUD $13,695 per person (the first 3 cabins booked received a free upgrade to a PR5 Prestige Balcony!!), while fares for Single Prestige Balcony cabins start at AUD $20,995 per person.

Expires:  30 September, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

Visit the Cruise Traveller site for more info or to book this cruise.

Cruise Traveller Deals (June 18, 2018)

Le Laperouse

 

Papua & Pacific Passage Cruise in 2020

Cruise: 13-night expedition cruise package departing 10 April, 2020, comprises an 11-night cruise including all excursions, meals and drinks, plus 1 hotel night in Brisbane

Ship:  180-passenger Le Laperouse (Ponant); brand new, launched 2018.

Offer:  One-way economy airfare from Sydney to Honiara (via Brisbane), including 1-night hotel stay in  Brisbane with transfers, and after the cruise, free one-way economy airfare home from Cairns to Sydney; including transfers and air/port taxes. Fares for Twin PR5 Prestige Balcony cabins start at AUD $11,145 per person, and for a Single PR5 Prestige Balcony, from AUD $15,650 per person.

Expires:  31 July, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

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Cruise Traveller Deals (June 18, 2018)

The stern of Le Laperouse.

 

Historic China, Taipei & Japan Cruise in 2019

Cruise: 14-night cruise package departing 27 September, 2019 comprises a 13-night cruise from Hong Kong to Osaka, including on board beverages/meals, bonus tour to Hiroshima, and air/port taxes, plus 1 night hotel stay in HK.

Ship:  180-passenger Le Laperouse (Ponant); brand new, launched 2018.

Offer: Return economy airfare with Singapore Airlines from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Hong Kong and return from Osaka, including taxes, plus 1 hotel night in Hong Kong with breakfast, transfers and a sightseeing tour with lunch. Fares for a Twin Cat DEL Deluxe Balcony cabin start at AUD $9,995 per person.

Expires:  31 July, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

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Cruise Traveller Deals (June 18, 2018)

Le Laperouse


Sub-Antarctic Expedition Splendour Cruise in 2019

Cruise: 17-night expedition cruise package departing 30 December, 2019 comprises 13-night expedition cruise from Hobart to Dunedin including all shore activitie, meals, and drinks onboard; plus 4 hotels nights with breakfast, transfers and air/port taxes.

Ship:  180-passenger Le Laperouse (Ponant); brand new, launched 2018.

Offer: Return economy-class airfare from Sydney to Hobart, and back from Dunedin on return; plus 3-night hotel stay in Hobart with breafkast and transfers, 1-night hotel stay in Dunedin, and free entry and ferry to/from the new MONA museum in Hobart.  Fares for twin balcony cabins start at AUD $15,395 per person, while single deluxe balcony cabins start at AUD $28,885 per person.

Expires:  31 July, 2018, or until sold out/withdrawn.

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Cruise Traveller Deals (June 18, 2018)

The stern infinity pool.

 

Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

 

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Cruise Traveller Deals (May 24, 2018)

Enjoy browsing these 3 curated small-ship cruise promotions in Southeast Asia and Australia from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. The cruise deals range from free airfare to complimentary hotel nights.  For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website. Click here for more info about Cruise TravellerAll rates are in Australian dollars and all are available to Australian passengers only.

 

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Happy small-ship cruising!

 

Small-Ship Cruise Deals in Southeast Asia & Australia
Very Vietnam, 16-night Cruise/Hotel Package

Cruise: 13 nights along the coast from Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City, plus 3 hotels nights, departing May 7, 2019.

Offer:  Free 2-night post-cruise hotel stay in Ho Chi Minh City. Fares include total of 3 hotel nights, transfer to/from ship, most shore activities, most meals, and port taxes. Fares start from AUD $7,240 per person.

Offer Expires: September 30, 2018 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Ship: 48-passenger Panorama II (Peregrine Adventures); built 2004, refurbished 2015.

Cruise Traveller Deals (May 24, 2018)

The 48-passenger Panorama.

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The Crown of the Kimberley, 13-night Air/Cruise/Hotel Package

Cruise: 10-night expedition cruise from Darwin to Broome, Australia, plus 3 hotels nights, departing June 30, 2019.

Offer:  Free round-trip economy airfare from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth to Darwin and from Broome. Fares open bar, Zodiac excursions, transfers and a total of 3 hotel nights. Fares start from AUD $14,995 per person.

Offer Expires: June 30, 2018 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Ship: Brand new 180-passenger Le Laperouse (Ponant); built 2018.

Cruise Traveller Deals (May 24, 2018)

Le Laperouse (Ponant)

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Indonesia Delight, 10-Night Cruise/Hotel Package

Cruise: 7-night tall ship cruise, plus 3 hotel nights in Nusa Dua, Bali; departing September 5, 2018.

Offer:  Free round-trip economy airfare from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth to Denpasar, Bali. Fares include water sports and tips on board, plus 3 hotel nights with breakfast and transfers, plus air/port taxes. Fares start from AUD $3,595 per person.

Offer Expires: May 30, 2018 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Ship: 170-passenger Star Clipper (Star Clippers); built 1992, refurbished 2012.

Cruise Traveller Deals (May 24, 2018)

Star Clipper

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Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

 

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This week we’re sharing 5 curated small-ship cruise promotions to the polar regions from the folks at Cruise Traveller, an Australia-based small-ship expert. The cruise deals range from free airfare to Iceland or South America, and/or free hotel nights.  For more details or to book, click on the links to go to the agency’s website. Click here for more info about Cruise TravellerAll rates are in Australian dollars (except for the Ocean Endeavour offer, which is in USD) and all are available to Australian passengers only.

 

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Small-Ship Deals for the Polar Regions 

Fly Free — Iceland, Greenland & Newfoundland

Cruise Traveller Deals (April 14, 2018)

Silver Explorer

Cruise: 15 Nights from Reykjavik, Iceland, to Newfoundland, Canada, departing September 20, 2019.

Offer:  Free round-trip economy airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Reykjavik and return from St John’s, Newfoundland; including free transfers between airport and ship. Fares include all shore activities and zodiac excursions, all meals and beverages, and port/air taxes. Fares start from AUD $10,800 per person (including a 10% discount for paying in full by April 30, 2018).

Offer Expires: May 31, 2018, with fare increase expected on May 1 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Ship: 144-passenger Silver Explorer (Silversea Expeditions); built 1989, refurbished 2017.

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Fly Free — Incas & Antarctica

Cruise Traveller Deals (April 14, 2018)

Greg Mortimer

Cruise:  19-night package includes 9-night expedition cruise from Ushuaia to King George Island, departing January 8, 2020, plus 5 nights in Machu Picchu, and overnights in Santiago, Buenos Aires, Ushuaia and Punta Arenas.

Offer:  Free round-trip economy airfare from/to Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne, to points in South America; including free transfers between airport and ship; and hotel stays and tours. Fares include all shore activities, zodiac excursions, and more. Fares start at AUD $22,995 per person.

Offer Expires: June 30, 2018 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Ship: 160-passenger brand new Greg Mortimer (Australia-owned Aurora Expeditions); built 2019.

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Early Booking Fares — Into the Northwest Passage 2020

Cruise Traveller Deals (April 14, 2018)

Ocean Endeavour

Cruise:  16-night Arctic expedition cruise from Kangerlussuaq (Greenland) to Kugluktuk (Canada), plus 2 hotel nights (in Toronto & Calgary); departing August 22, 2020.

Offer:  Free 1-night stay in Toronto with transfer to airport and one-way charter flight from Toronto to Kangerlussuaq; after cruise, free one-way charter flight from Kugluktuk to Calgary, with a 1-night hotel stay in Calgary. Fares include zodiac excursions, all meals and complimentary parka. Early-bird fares start at USD $15,830 per person.

Offer Expires: June 1, 2018 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Ship: 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour (Adventure Canada); built 1982 & refurbished 2014.

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Fly Free — An Antarctic Expedition

Cruise Traveller Deals (April 14, 2018)

Le Soleal

Cruise:  10-night expedition cruise from Ushuaia, Argentina, plus 3 luxury hotel nights in Buenos Aires; departing December 7, 2019.

Offer:  Free round-trip economy airfare from/to Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne, to/from Buenos Aires, Argentina; free round-trip economy charter flights between Ushuaia and Antarctica, plus transfers, all excursions, open bar, and parka. Fares start at AUD $16,995 per person.

Offer Expires: June 30, 2018 (or until sold out/withdrawn).

Ship: 264-passenger Le Soleal (Ponant); built 2013.

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Free Hotel & Internal Flight — Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland

Cruise Traveller Deals (April 14, 2018)

National Geographic Explorer

Cruise:  14-night expedition cruise from Longyearbyen, Norway, to Reykjavik, Iceland, plus 1 hotel night in Olso; departing July 1, 2019.

Offer: Free 1-night hotel stay at the Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Oslo; afternoon sightseeing tour of Oslo; transfer from Oslo hotel to airport; one-way charter flight from Oslo to Longyearbyen (worth about AUD $475 pp); transfers to the ship; plus all excursions, open bar, tips and more. Fares start at AUD $19,990 per person.

Offer Expires: Until sold out.

Ship: 148-passenger National Geographic Explorer (Lindblad); built 2008.

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Note: Deals are generated by, and the responsibility of, Cruise Traveller, and are based on availability and are subject to change. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. All rates are per person and some fares may include shore excursions and some or all beverages.

 

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