Category - River Cruising

2
Nov

A Visit to Zurich

Zurich is a major hub for banking but did you also know it’s an ideal place to spend a day or two before (or after) a Rhine river cruise?  Many river cruises begin or end their journey along the Rhine in Basel which is just a short and efficient train ride away. As Zurich is also the chocolate capital of […]

27
Mar

Your Guide to River Cruising

  What should you know before sailing away on a river cruise? We have put together this river cruising guide of 14 essential facts will help prepare you for a wonderful experience on the world’s rivers. River cruising provides great value. Cruising in general, is a wonderful value, since your accommodations, transportation between ports and […]

24
Mar

Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

  Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam is the ideal pre or post river cruise hotel in Amsterdam. This spectacular 5-star hotel is located in the heart of the city and is a legendary jewel among Amsterdam hotels. Boasting a total of 177 rooms,  52 are suites with beautiful views over the quiet canals, inner garden or courtyard. The […]

29
Sep

Cruising the Danube: Budapest to Prague

  Is there anything more fun and romantic than sailing through Europe on a leisurely river cruise? Yes – it’s doing it on a gorgeous ship privately chartered just for Vision Travel clients! Last August saw the first of our Vision Travel Owners’ Cruises, which took place on board the sleek Avalon Waterways Expression. The […]

29
Oct

Canadian Resident Promotions

Deals just for Canadians The loonie? Ugh. Since the heady days of 2011 when our dollar was actually stronger than the US, we’ve seen it take a nosedive to where it’s now settled in the 75¢ area. What’s a poor Canadian traveller to do? Fear not: we’ve collected an array of tempting cruise offers just […]

28
Aug

Why your next cruise should be a River Cruise

It’s no secret that river cruising is one of the hottest trends in travel. More and more Canadians are intrigued by the small-ship intimacy, the off-the-beaten waves itineraries and generous inclusions to be found on a river cruise. Most of our clients “graduate” to river cruising after taking a number of big ship cruises. If […]