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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!
  • Avalon: Save $1,500 per couple off 2021 Europe sailings. Expires August 23. Click here.
  • Gate 1: Save $1,200 per couple off Europe river cruises. Expires August 15. Click here.
  • Scenic: Save up to $2,400 per couple on select 2021 Europe river cruises. Expires August 31. Click here.
  • Emerald: Save up to $2,000 per couple off 2021 river cruises. Expires August 31. Click here.
  • CroisiEurope: Companion saves 45% off select river cruises. Click here.
  • Avalon: Fly for free from select gateways on Europe river cruises. Expires August 23. Click here.
  • Avalon: Fly for free from select gateways , plus save up to $1,000 per couple off 2022 Europe cruises. Expires August 23. Click here.
  • Crystal: 2 for 1! Companion cruises for free on Europe river cruises. Click here.
  • CroisiEurope: Save 15% off 2022 cruises. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Save 10% off 2022 vacations . Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Receive a free $300 per couple onboard credit on select cruises. Click here.
  • Avalon: Fly for free from select gateways , plus save up to $1,000 per couple off 2021 Europe cruises. Expires August 23. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Receive a FREE exclusive shore excursion and a private cocktail party on select cruises. Click here.
  • Crystal: Receive up to a $400 per couple onboard credit on sailings. This offer is combinable with select promotions. Click here.
  • Disney: Travelers ages 11 and under save up to $520 per person off river cruises. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Save $2,000 per couple off holiday cruises, plus receive a FREE one-category stateroom upgrade and a $100 per stateroom onboard credit. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Past guests of Uniworld, Trafalgar, CostSaver, Insight, Luxury Gold, African Travel, Brendan and Contiki save an additional $100 to $600 per person off trips. Click here.
  • Riviera: Single supplement waived in all cabin categories on special sailings dedicated to solo travelers. Click here.
  • Avalon: Save up to $1,500 per couple off 2022 cruises. Expires August 23. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Past passengers receive special savings on select cruises. Choose from one of the following offers: free economy air, 2-for-1 business air, savings of $2,000 per couple or reduced single supplements of 10% . Click here.
  • Riviera: Pay no single supplement in certain cabin categories on all sailings. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Save 25% off the single supplement on cruises in certain cabin categories. Click here.
  • Tauck: Single travelers receive $1,000 per person off the single supplement of select river cruises in certain cabin categories. Click here.
  • Tauck: Young travelers receive $100 to $500 per person off family departures. Click here.
  • Emerald: Fly for $195 per person from select gateways or save $2,000 per couple off select 2022 Europe cruises. Plus, receive an additional 10% discount in select cabin categories. Click here.
  • Emerald: Fly from $395 per person from select gateways or save $1,300 per couple on select 2022 Europe River cruises. Plus, receive an additional 10% discount in select cabin categories. Click here.
  • Scenic: Fly for free from select gateways or save up to $2,000 per couple on 2022 Europe river cruises. Plus, receive an additional 10% discount in select cabin categories. Click here.
  • Scenic: Fly from $495 per person from select gateways or save up to $1,500 per couple 2022 Europe river cruises. Plus, receive an additional 10% discount in select cabin categories. Click here.
  • Tauck: Receive a free onboard credit of up to 300 euros on river cruises in select cabin categories . Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Active and retired U.S. military personnel receive an additional $100 per person (up to $200 per stateroom) off any sailing. 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.
  • Emerald: Past guests who refer a new traveler to Emerald Cruises earn a $100 per person travel credit. Each new guest also receives a $100 per person travel credit to use toward their cruise. Click here.
  • Emerald: Travel with Emerald Cruises and receive a Welcome Back Credit of $200 to $250 per person after your trip. The credit can be applied toward a subsequent cruise with Emerald. Click here.
  • Scenic: Refer a new traveler to Scenic and earn a $200 to $300 per person travel credit. Each new guest also receives a $100 to $150 per person travel credit to use toward their cruise. Click here.
  • Scenic: Travel with Scenic and receive a Welcome Back Credit of $200 to $300 per person after your trip. The credit can be applied toward a subsequent cruise with Scenic. Click here.
Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Some discounts are not combinable with other promotions.