Avalon Waterways


Voyages for history lovers

Next year marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day, and river cruise lines are commemorating the event with dedicated voyages for history lovers. What was once a scene of death and destruction is now a place […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 19 2023

Travel trends 2022 – the year of the mindful river cruiser

River cruise lines believe the post-pandemic travel scene will favour their contention that small ships close to shore is one of the safest forms of travel. River cruise ships carry under 200 guests, and because […]

WORDS BY Rupert Orchard . Dec 13 2021

Avalon Waterways alters health protocols to include guest vaccinations

River cruise line Avalon Waterways revealed the line will require its guests to have proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result or proof of recovery. These new protocols will take effect in […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 10 2021

With just days to go, what the new river cruise will look like

River lines will be first off the ranks to cruise European and American waterways from next month as more companies unveil stringent, new health and safety procedures. Avalon Waterways is the latest river line to […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 28 2020

Avalon Waterways pauses sailings until end of August

Avalon Waterways will suspend all sailings for an additional two months until 31 August this year. However, passengers can reschedule their travel plans in 2020, 2021 or 2022 without incurring any cancellation fees. Avalon will […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 13 2020

Avalon Waterways reveals three new itineraries and six ports for 2021 season

Avalon Waterways has revealed six new ports and three new itinaries for their 2021 European season. The new destinations will feature ports in Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria. The Danube, which is one of the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 22 2020

Spoiled for choice – an active cruise aboard the Avalon Envision

Onboard the Avalon Envision, Sue Bryant enjoys the line’s do-it-your-way ethos, especially their more active options.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Apr 22 2020

The new European excursions of 2020/21

Many river lines have changed itineraries and shore excursions to attract regular cruisers back to popular routes like Amsterdam to Basel next year. Guests will see new castles and cathedrals, experience more foodie tours and […]

WORDS BY Vanessa Wu . Mar 25 2020

Avalon Waterways extends their suspension of river cruises

Avalon Waterways today announced they will be extending their suspended sailings of river cruises, across all destinations, until 30 June 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The announcement also includes all of the affiliated brands […]

WORDS BY Rose Jacobs . Mar 24 2020