History & culture | River cruise
With a 98% satisfaction rating from travellers and more than 15 years experience, APT, together with its partner AmaWaterways, sets the benchmark for European river cruising. There's no finer way to discover the great cities, charming towns and glorious countryside that line Europe's famous waterways.
The luxurious river ships boast spacious suites, charming and helpful staff, exquisitely prepared meals, stylish lounges, a small gym, outdoor decks on which to relax and even bicycles that guests can take ashore.
What's more, these all-inclusive cruises represent excellent value for money, with flights, transfers, all meals, beer, wine and soft drinks with dinner, nightly onboard entertainment, services of a Cruise and Tour Director and a well-researched range of small-group excursions included in the fare at no extra cost. On APT's Royal Collection cruises, all beverages are included at all times with the exception of French champagne, premium spirits and selected wines, which are available at an additional cost.
Fully Inclusive Cruising
APT has a commitment to fully inclusive pricing, meaning no hidden extras once on board. Your APT river cruise will include:
Sightseeing - During your cruise you'll experience a wealth of iconic attractions along with some hidden gems. APT has developed an extensive and imaginative programme of shore excursions, allowing you to get under the skin of the countries and cultures you visit. APT Platinum Cruises also feature the unique APT Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Touring, ensuring you get the most of your APT cruise holiday.
Cruise Director & Local Guide - An experienced APT cruise director will be on hand throughout your cruise and expert English-speaking local guides will provide all the information and insight you need for all the destinations you visit.
Dining - All meals on board are included in the price of your cruise as well as free-flowing wine, beer and soft drinks with dinner. Mekong cruises and APT Royal Collection cruises include drinks all day.
Accommodation - Luxurious accommodation is a key feature of any cruise with APT. A choice of stylish cabins and balcony suites are available on each of APT's river ships.
Tipping, Taxes and Transfers - All tipping, airport transfers and port charges are included in the price of your cruise, saving up to £1,077 per couple over a 15-day cruise.
APT Royal Collection
For a range of added inclusions and enhancements to your river cruise experience, APT have introduced The Royal Collection - the finest way to experience Europe's waterways.
APT Cruise Director - Royal Collection guests will have a dedicated cruise director overseeing the smooth running of the cruise from start to finish.
Freedom of Choice Touring and APT Signature Experiences - Along with the standard sightseeing options, you'll be able to tailor your cruise to your specific interests by selecting from a range of activities at a variety of destinations. On top of that you'll also enjoy APT's Signature Experiences - a selection of unique handpicked activities designed by APT to make your journey even more memorable.
Complimentary beverages throughout your cruise - Guests on Platinum Series Cruises will enjoy both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages all day, every day throughout the cruise.
Additional benefits (selected suites only) - Guests in selected suites will also be able to enjoy room service dining, a complimentary bottle of champagne on arrival and private butler service.
Home to airport transfers by private car (conditions apply)
The Royal Collection Cruises
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