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8 reasons why you should cruise with Viking River

River cruise lines are bracing for an influx of newbies – cruisers who are seeking a safe haven from viruses and looking for a small ship close to shore that offers culture galore, food, wine […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 17 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

“I never saw the ship” – police tell of claims from captain in Budapest disaster

The Ukrainian captain of the Viking Sigyn is expected to be charged by Hungarian prosecutors after the river ship collided with a small tourist vessel on the Danube River, killing 28 tourists on May 29. […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 16 2019

Viking River Cruises’ slow boat through China

A Viking river cruise and land tour combination through China shows Bridget McGrouther the highlights of this fascinating country.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 2 2019

Viking Cruises unveils new Swiss extension for Rhine sailings

Viking River Cruises has unveiled a three-night extension in Switzerland’s Lucerne region for selected Rhine departures in 2020. The ‘Alpine Backdrops of Lake Lucerne’ extension can be added to the beginning or end of selected […]

WORDS BY Vanessa Wu . Sep 3 2019

Rains save Europe’s rivers as heatwave abates

Despite Europe’s scorching heatwave, which caused nervousness amongst travellers and cruise lines alike, most river cruise itineraries have so far escaped largely unscathed this year. A weekend of rain brought relief, with operators now saying […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 7 2019