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River Cruises

A river cruise is similar to a tour in that the itinerary is prearranged and your accommodations, meals, transportation and guided sightseeing are included for one attractive price. However, instead of traveling via motorcoach between cities and staying in hotels, you'll cruise on a well-appointed riverboat that docks in towns along the waterways traveled.

You’ll unpack only once, as your stateroom will be your home for the duration of the journey. When traveling from one place to the next, enjoy magnificent views from the ship and take advantage of the vessel’s modern amenities. And when you disembark, you’ll have convenient access to all the must-see attractions. Plus, a professional tour or cruise director will be on hand to help make your experience in enriching and worry-free.

While river cruises are highly inclusive in general, the quality of included features varies based on the rating that we provide for each vacation listed below.


Limited-Time Offers on River Cruises!
  • Scenic: 2022 Cruise Sale! Get special low rates (up to 55% off) on select river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 20. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Flash Sale! Save with special low rates on summer cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 20. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Save up to $2,000 per couple off 2022 Europe departures. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Gate 1: Save up to $1,600 per couple off Europe river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Save $500 per couple on 2022 sailings. Prices shown reflect discount. Plus, receive a $200 per couple shipboard credit. Expires May 27. Click here.
  • Avalon: Save up to $2,800 per couple off the cruise price of Europe sailings. Prices shown reflect discount. Plus, get air rates starting at $399 per person from select gateways. Expires May 30. Click here.
  • CroisiEurope: Save up to 50% off 2022 cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Save up to $2,000 per couple off 2022 river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Click here.
  • Emerald: Last-Minute Cruise Sale! Enjoy huge savings (up to 55%) on spring and summer cruises. Prices shown reflect discounts. Expires May 20. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Save up to $3,000 per couple off select 2023 river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Save 10% off 2023 river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Click here.
  • Avalon: Save up to $1,500 per couple off cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 30. Click here.
  • Riviera: Get special reduced rates offering savings of up to $4,000 per couple in certain cabin categories. Prices shown reflect discount. Plus, receive a free drinks package . Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Viking: Enjoy greatly reduced airfare from select gateways on sailings. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Save with free or discounted cabin upgrades , plus receive reduced airfare from select gateways and other perks. Click here.
  • Viking: Cruise from $1,999 per person on select river cruises. Prices shown reflect the discounted rate. Plus fly for free from select gateways and receive a free Silver Spirits beverage package. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Single supplement is reduced on select departures in certain cabin categories. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Save 25% off the single supplement on cruises in certain cabin categories. Click here.
  • Avalon: Save $1,000 per couple off the cruise price of "Storyteller" cruises. Prices shown reflect discounts. Plus, fly for free from select gateways. Expires May 30. Click here.
  • Disney: Travelers ages 11 and under save up to $0 per person off river cruises. Click here.
  • Tauck: Receive a free onboard credit of up to 300 euros on river cruises in select cabin categories . Click here.
  • Scenic: Save up to $3,650 per couple off river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Emerald: Get a special low rate and a free upgrade to a balcony stateroom on select departures. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 20. Click here.
  • Emerald: Upgrade to a balcony stateroom for $30 to $535 per person on cruises this summer. Expires May 20. Click here.
  • Emerald: Save up to $2,950 per couple on river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 20. Click here.
  • Viking: Save up to $2,000 per couple off cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Plus, enjoy greatly reduced airfare from select gateways. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Viking: Cruise from $1,999 per person on 2023 Viking cruises in France. Prices shown reflect the discounted rate. Plus receive greatly reduced airfare from select gateways. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Last-Minute Cruise Sale! Save $3,000 per couple off cruises departing in June. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires May 31. Click here.
  • Avalon: Travel with Avalon Waterways and receive a Welcome Back Credit of $100 to $250 per person after your trip. The credit can be applied toward a subsequent trip with Avalon Waterways . Click here.
  • Tauck: Young travelers receive $100 to $500 per person off family departures. Click here.
  • Collette: Last-Minute Deals! Save up to $2,000 per couple off tours. Prices shown reflect discount. Click here.
Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Some discounts are not combinable with other promotions.