Hungary • Slovakia • Austria • Germany • the Czech Republic
Sept. 23-Oct 3, 2021
Experience the Danube River aboard your Luxury Emerald Waterways star-ship on a seven-night cruise through five countries. The cruise includes two nights in Prague with escorted shore excursions with English-speaking guides in six cities. See the beauty of Central and Eastern Europe on this outstanding cruise with Allied Tours.
Allied's Tour Highlights:
Visit five countries
Two nights in Prague with touring
Seven-night cruise in a suite or stateroom of your choice
All gratuities included onboard
First-class service by an English-speaking crew
Shore excursions with English-speaking local guides
Personal listening device for onboard excursions
All meals included onboard with a variety of international cuisine
Complimentary regional wines, beer and soft drinks accompany onboard lunches and dinners
Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
Complimentary bicycles onboard for use ashore
All port charges included
Two-night hotel stay and touring in Prague, the Czech Republic
22 Meals - 9 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
Tour Host with minimum of 15 passengers
DEPARTS FROM: Omaha Epply Airport*
Please note: price includes pre-departure overnight in Omaha (9/22) and airport parking
PRICING (PER PERSON, Double Occupancy)
$4,679 Riviera Deck Cat E & D
$5,437 Vista Deck Cat C & B
$5,673Horizon Deck Cat A--Panorama Balcony
$6,119 Grand Balcony
Pay by Check Savings: $190
Early Booking Savings:
DEPART THE USA
Transfer to Omaha and depart the USA on your overnight flight to Prague, the Czech Republic, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
ARRIVE Prague, the Czech Republic
Upon arrival, you will be met by a represntative of Mayflower Cruises and Tours and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure to begin discovering your new surroundings.
Overnight (2) Hotel Grandium, or similar, Prague, Czech Republic
After breakfast, an included walking tour highlights the famous sites of the city. See Old Town Square, the historic Astronomical Clock and the medieval Charles Bridge. During free time this afternoon, explore the city on your own, or join th optional excursion to Terezin Concentration Camp
DiscoverMORE: Terezin Concentration Camp (additional expense)
PRAGUE - NUREMBERG, GERMANY
After breakfast, depart Prague by motorcoach for Nuremberg. After a brief city tour of Nuremberg, board your Emerald Waterways vessel, home for the next seven nights.
Overnight (7) aboard an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
This morning takes you rhrough the fascinating Main-Danube Canal to Regensburg, one of Germany's best preserved medieval cities. On a guided walking tour, see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city's architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall complex and the impresive cathedral
EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Bavarian Band onboard
Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning's walking tour, stroll through the old town's narrow alleyways and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. See St. Stephen's Cahedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe's largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Enjoy free time before re-boarding the ship for an afternoon of sailing along the river.
EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Beste Oberhaus
DiscoverMORE: Excursion to the Bararian Forest (additional expense)
MELK, AUSTRIA - DURSTEIN
Situated within Austria's wine-growing region, Melk is home to an imposing 900-year old Benedictine Abbey. This UNESCO World Heritage Site features Austria's finest Italian baroque architecture, with ornate gold-leaf walls, a 640 ft Imperial Corridor and fresco ceilings. After the included visit to the Abbey, cruise along the Danube for a scenic journey through the picturesque landscape of the Wachau Valley en-route to Durnstein. One of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region, Durnstein is also home to the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided biking tour along the Danube River from Melk to Durnstein OR a guided hike to Durnstein Castle
Welcome to Vienna, Austria's capital and the capital of classical music. Today you have a choice of activities: explore the city with a drive along the Ringstrasse to see the impressive Opera House, Burgtheater and Town Hall, followed by a walking tour throught the UNESCO World Heritage-Listed historic city center to see St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. OR, if you fell active, explore on tow wheels during the guided bike ride.
Emerald ACTIVE: Guided bike tour
DiscoverMORE: Tastes of Vienna tour (additional expense)
DiscoverMORE: Explusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (additional expense)
Set on the crossroads of ancient trade routes in the heart of Europe, Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, embodies various cultures - primarily Celtic, Roman and Slavic. Enjoy a walking tour including the enchanting Old City with itsTown Hall, Slovak National Theater and the Gothis Cathedral of St. Martin. This afternoon, a highlight of the day will be a home-hosted visit where you are treated to tasty home-made specialties in the home of local Slovakians. What a unique opportunity to meet the locals and learn about life in Slovakia!
Emerald PLUS: Home-hosted coffee and cake with Slovakians
EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Bratislava castle (this is instead of the city tour
Budapest is Eastern Europe's liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage-Listed city. See the Hungarian Parliament Building, Buda Castle and Heroes' Square where the monuments pay tribute to the seven chieftains of the Magyars. Cross the river to Buda and visit the castle district during a walking tour showcasing Matthias Church and featuring spectacular views of Pest and the Danube River from Fisherman's Bastion. OR, choose to join the hike to Buda Hill. This evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner and complete the evening with a folk dancing and music performance onboard.
EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Buda Hill
EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show
DiscoverMORE: Tour to Szentendre (additional expense)
DiscoverMORE: Jewish Heritage Tour (additional expense)
It's time to say farewell to the Captain and crew as you depart on the transfer to the airport for your flight home.
This itinerary is subject to change.
Please note: Optional excursions are available and are at an additional cost.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
**Please note: The name you give at reservation MUST MATCH your PASSPORT.
YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR PASSPORT IN HAND WHEN YOU PHONE IN TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.**
This tour includes average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distance.
Included in the vacation package:
All attractions listed under Tour Highlights
Airfare to/from Omaha
Home pickup in select Allied Departure Cities on Prestige Tours
Luggage handling at hotel (one piece of luggage per person)
Hotel accommodations as listed in itinerary & tax
All admissions and meals per itinerary
All taxes for included items
Gratuities to step-on guides and wait staff (for included meals on Prestige Tours)
Not Included are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, optional travel insurance, room incidentals, alcoholic/bar beverages, items of personal nature, gratuities for shipboard staff, gratuities for tour director or driver on land portion of trip, or staff leading optional tours on at cruise ports, alternate dining rooms on ship, possible fuel surcharges, airline baggage fees, passport or Visa fees.
Deposit: To confirm your reservation, a deposit of $400, per person, is required when making your reservation.
Final payment: Due June 15, 2021. Your final payment date will be listed on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
Cruise Cancellation Policy (Fee is per person)*:
Days prior to departure Cancel Fee
From initial date of deposit to 91 Days prior .......................$400
90 Days or Less ............................................................No Refund
Travel Insurance We recommend travel insurance to protect your payments from cancellation fees. Your trip investment is worth protecting, and travel insurance is the best way to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation, interruption, medical, or other fees. Contact Allied for travel insurance information.
CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN (CPP) for River Cruises - $450 per person (optional)
This non-refundable fee will provide a refund to you during the instance that you have to cancel your trip. The cancellation has to be for a covered reason (see Plan for details on coverage) and we have to be notified at least one day prior to departure. If you must leave the tour early due to personal illness or the illness or death of an immediate family member, TPP will provide a refund for any unused services after the departure of the tour. Other benefits include medical expenses for illness and injury, emergency transportation, 24 hour hot line and lost or stolen baggage assistance. Return air transportation is included ONLY if your air tickets are purchased through Mayflower Cruises & Tours. Please review the Plan for details on coverage. Should you choose not to purchase our TPP, the following per person cancellation charges will be assessed for all tours and optional excursion costs.
Final Documents Approximately two weeks prior to your departure date, you will receive your final documents. Departure times, a hotel list, detailed tour itinerary, medical form and luggage tags will be included.
Changes in Tour Price Tour prices in this publication are effective as of September 15, 2020 and are subject to fluctuation due to the U.S. dollar exchange rates and energy rates. Our best effort has been made to publish this information as accurately as possible. The right is reserved to change tour rates as deemed necessary by current currency, fuel price fluctuations, taxes, typographical errors, or other reasons, etc. Due to the volatility of airfares and flight schedules, tours utilizing air transportation are subject to change both in price and routing. Submitting your deposit is an acknowledgment of your agreement to these terms.
Changes in Itinerary The events, attractions, restaurants and hotels scheduled in your tour are subject to change. Every effort will be made to preserve the original quality of attractions and hotels when circumstances necessitate a substitution.
Baggage Allowance Portage for one suitcase (per person) is included in the tour price. Due to limited motor coach capacity, your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30" x 21" x 11" and weigh no more than 50 lbs. Small carry-on bags are allowed and are your responsibility. Most airlines assess a baggage fee. This fee is not included in the tour price and is paid for at airport check-in.
Inspiration and Faith Due to tour schedules, we are unable to make any special provisions for worship services. Many tour directors share a "Thought for the Day," verses of inspiration, or a short prayer to start the day.
Traveler Conduct & Special Needs Tours are fun, but the enjoyment of the tour is based on everyone being friendly and cooperative. Allied reserves the right to accept or decline any passenger on any tour if Allied Tour determines a passenger would be detrimental to the tour. Once a tour departs, any passenger disruptive to the group may be required to leave the tour. Expenses to return home would be the responsibility of the passenger. No refunds will be issued for unused portions of the tour. Passengers will be required to abide by local mandates to participate in activities, meals, etc.
Please notify us of any special needs at the time of reservation. We will make all reasonable efforts to assist with your travel arrangements. However, it is strongly recommended that a traveling companion come along to help with any special needs of anyone with a disability. Allied Tour Directors have responsibilities for the entire group and cant provide one-on-one care. This includes boarding of motor coaches, airplanes, cruise ships, etc. and traversing hotels, restaurants, attractions, or other personal needs, etc. Contact Allied if you have any questions.
TRAVELER RESPONSIBILITIES, TERMS & CONDITIONS: Allied Tours, Inc. (AT) acts only as agents for suppliers. AT is not responsible for acts or omissions of the suppliers or their failure to provide services or adhere to their own schedules and assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity, and can accept no liability for losses or personal injury or property damage, or additional expenses due to delay or changes in bus or other services, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine, pandemic/epidemic, terrorism, or other causes. All such losses or expenses will have to be borne by the passenger. The right is reserved to accept or withdraw any tour if circumstances require. AT reserves the right to make any changes for the benefit of the tour and/or tour members including canceling the tour if necessary. All rates are subject to change and are based on current tariffs available and current exchange rates as of September 15, 2020. AT or property owners are not liable for any loss/damage to vehicles parked at departure locations. All baggage is at owners risk. The purchase of baggage and travel insurance covering cancellation, interruption, medical, baggage, etc., is recommended. The issuance and acceptance of tickets/vouchers or the payment of the required deposit or any partial or full payment for reservations on these trips shall be deemed to be consent to these conditions. No refund or unused portions of the tour can be made unless agreed to prior to the departure of the tour. The usual contract in use by the airlines and other transportation companies when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the purchaser of the tour and/or the passenger. The services of any ARC and/or IATAN carrier may be used on this program. AT has no special knowledge regarding the financial condition of the suppliers or unsafe conditions or climate at locations to which you may travel. You assume full responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s), and all conditions regarding health, safety, security, political stability, and labor or civil unrest at such destination(s). Passengers hereby release AT from all claims arising out of any problem covered in these paragraphs and agree that the courts in Madison Co., NE will be the exclusive jurisdiction for all claims brought by you or AT. Travelers may be photographed for the promotional purposes of AT.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Omaha - Eppley|| Omaha - Eppley Airfield |
4501 Abbott Dr * 402-661-8000
|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Drop-off Time|