APT and Travelmarvel opens bookings for its 2023 European season

APT and its sister brand Travelmarvel have launched its 2023 European program. Its new season offers cruisers 29 cruises through Europe and Russia and includes best-selling itineraries such as European Gems, Balkan Gems, Douro Discovery […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 24 2021

APT agrees to drop “marketing and overhead” deductions from refunds and compensate clients

Thousands of Australians will receive additional refunds for cancelled travel after APT and Travelmarvel agreed to stop deducting marketing and overhead costs from booking refunds and to reimburse customers who had previously had these costs […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 10 2021

Dozens lose thousands of dollars in cruise cancellation charges as refund row grows

Cruise passengers who booked holidays with APT and its sister brand, Travelmarvel say they are out of pocket thousands of dollars from “cancellation charges” and “unrecoverable third party costs”. They have complained to the Australian […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 6 2020

Revealed: how Europe’s best loved routes are being refreshed for 2021

In a bid to attract regular cruisers back to classic routes like Amsterdam to Basel, river lines are including new ports of call and offering shorter cruises in 2021. Lines like Viking and APT have […]

WORDS BY Vanessa Wu . Feb 26 2020

All the lines offering free flights this season

Free or heavily discounted flights, business class upgrades, bonus stop-over accommodation and even free travel-partner incentives are some of the new tactics being used by river cruise lines to lure potential guests. For Aussies wanting […]

WORDS BY Rose Jacobs . Jan 7 2020

Myanmar makes a comeback for 2020 – here’s what’s on offer

The Irrawaddy is springing back to life in 2020 with river cruise lines re-entering Myanmar for the first time in years. One of the lines lifting the veil again is APT, with a range of […]

WORDS BY Rose Jacobs . Dec 10 2019

The switch saving Australian river cruisers thousands of dollars

Premium lines like Evergreen Tours and Travelmarvel are outshining their luxury sisters as Australians search for value over inclusions. Four-star deluxe brand Evergreen Tours says that they have seen growth in their guest numbers over […]

WORDS BY Vanessa Wu . Jun 18 2019

Travelmarvel offers savings of up to $3,000 and free airfares on 2020 sailings

Travelmarvel has launched its 2020 European itineraries with an impressive lineup of earlybird offers for special European sailings. The offers are also open to land and ocean sailings. It includes fly free deals on all […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 4 2019

Name a Travelmarvel ship and win a $14,000 cruise

Travelmarvel is asking readers to help name its three new river cruise vessels. The winner of the competition will receive a cabin for two on one of the first of the brand new ships from […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 18 2019