Add AmaWaterways to the checklist of cruise manufacturers providing clients a multiday land tour free of charge in the event that they e book a cruise within the coming months.
The Colorado-based river cruise operator this week unveiled a limited-time provide that provides clients a complimentary pre- or post-cruise land tour bundle as an add-on to a cruise after they e book choose Europe, Egypt and Mekong river journeys scheduled to happen in 2023.
To qualify for the provide, the reserving have to be made by Dec. 31.
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The free add-on land excursions which might be accessible vary from two to 4 nights in size and embody:
- A four-night tour of Zurich and Lucerne in Switzerland that features two nights in every of the cities. Usually costing $1,680 per individual, the tour is offered free of charge as an add-on to pick out seven-night Rhine river cruises.
- A three-night tour of Prague within the Czech Republic. Usually costing $1,320 per individual, the tour is offered as a free add-on to pick out seven-night Danube and Rhine river cruises.
- A three-night tour to Lake Como, Italy. Usually costing $1,440 per individual, the tour is offered as a free add-on to pick out Rhine river cruises.
- A two-night tour of Budapest, Hungary. Usually costing $840 per individual, the tour is offered as a free add-on to pick out seven-night Danube sailings.
There are 15 such add-on excursions accessible free of charge with numerous itineraries as a part of the promotion. Different locations the place the add-ons can be found embody Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bangkok and Dubai.
Every of the land tour packages consists of lodging in resorts, every day breakfast, transfers and portage providers between the resorts and ship, and metropolis excursions and experiences.
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In a associated promotion, AmaWaterways can be providing clients a ten% financial savings on the price of a cruise after they e book a second cruise for 2023 and add a complimentary pre-cruise land bundle.
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The AmaWaterways provide comes simply days after upscale ocean cruise operator Oceania Cruises introduced that clients who e book choose 2023 sailings will get a free pre- or post-cruise land tour value as much as $4,600 per individual as an add-on.
The free pre- and post-cruise land excursions with Oceania can be found with 15 longer sailings scheduled for 2023. The excursions vary from one to 3 nights in size and embody visits to such iconic locations because the Taj Mahal in India and Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
Like AmaWaterways, Oceania’s provide is just accessible to clients who e book within the subsequent couple of months.
The free add-on promotion comes as cruise traces search for methods to spice up bookings with out dropping their base fares.
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Many cruise traces have struggled to get occupancies on ships again to regular ranges since they restarted operations through the COVID-19 pandemic. In lieu of discounting fares, many traces have been providing “value-add” freebies to clients together with free shore excursions, drinks packages, Wi-Fi packages and gratuities.
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