Baltic Beauty & the Heart of Europe by River

Cruise

RETURN FLIGHTS
RETURN FLIGHTS
9 NIGHT OCEAN CRUISE
9 NIGHT OCEAN CRUISE
7 NIGHT RIVER CRUISE
7 NIGHT RIVER CRUISE
HOTEL STAYS
HOTEL STAYS

Your 20 Day Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Economy Flights to Copenhagen Returning From Munich

Your Copenhagen City Stay 
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Copenhagen

Your 9 Night Baltic Capitals Cruise
9 Night Cruise from Copenhagen on board Norwegian Getaway
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package with Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Package
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Bonus Shore Excursion Credit
Bonus Onboard Prepaid Gratuities (valued at $367)
All Onboard Port Taxes & Charges

Your Budapest City Stay 
One Way Flight from Copenhagen to Budapest
Bonus 1 Night Hotel Stay to Explore Budapest

Your 8 Day Luxury Avalon Waterways River Cruise
8 Day Relaxed Luxury River Cruise from Budapest to in a Deluxe Stateroom
Gourmet Onboard Dining with Seasonal & Locally Sourced A la Carte Menus
Regional Wine & Beer with Lunch & Dinner
Specialty Onboard Entertainment
Complimentary Wifi Onboard
On Shore Excursions with Expert Guides
Bonus Onboard Gratuities (valued at $708)
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges
Transfer to Munich Airport

Bonus Low Deposit from $1,299 pp*
Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings

General Departure Information
$9,990  per person twin share ex Auckland
$10,189 per person twin share ex Christchurch
Please note departure can be out of Auckland or out of Christchurch

Sail Date
Ocean Cruise Sets sail on 01 July 2023
River Cruise Sets sail on 11 July 2023

Upgrades
Ocean Cruise: Oceanview Stateroom from only $699 per person
Ocean & River Combo: Balcony Stateroom & Panorama Suites with Open-Air Balcony from only $1999 per person

Day 1 – 2: Copenhagen, Denmark

Welcome to the capital of Denmark! Enjoy your two-night stay exploring this beautiful city filled with canals and cobblestone streets. Spend your day shopping, brush up on your history at the museums and sip on local coffee at one of the many cafes.

Day 3: Copenhagen, Denmark

Embark your 9 Night Baltic Capitals Cruise onboard Norwegian Getaway.

Day 4: Rostock (Berlin), Germany

Straddling the beautiful Warnow River is the town of Rostock. You can access the historical city of Berlin from here or choose to spending the day visit the Botanical Gardens, Gothic St Mary’s Church or walking the cobblestone main square.

Day 5: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 6: Tallinn, Estonia

Not your typical stop on a European bucket list journey but boy is it worth it. The capital of Estonia impresses cruise guests with its mix of medieval houses, modern boutiques, and café culture. Venture inside the ancient walls of Old Town to explore stunning Medieval landmarks like Toompea Castle and a 15th Century apothecary shop.

Day 7 – 8: St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg has remained the cultural center of Russia since its inception by namesake, Peter the Great. Astounding architecture, Tchaikovsky operas, and the famous Kirov ballet are must see’s while staying overnight in this trans-formative city. Overnight on board.

Day 9: Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki is a classic sea city, with a dramatic coastline coloured by bays and inlets. The city keeps its historical roots intact with its art and architectural beauty.

Day 10: Stockholm, Sweden

Laced by an ingenious network of waterways and bridges strung between a freshwater lake and the sea, Stockholm is easily seen on foot or by waterway cruise. Its gabled old townhouses peer over cobblestone streets, while its magnificent 17th-century palace sits watching over the harbour.

Day 11: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 12: Copenhagen, Denmark to Budapest, Hungary

As you disembark from Norwegian Getaway in Copenhagen, take a short flight to Budapest for your one-night stay to explore Hungary’s capital.

Day 13-14 : Budapest, Hungary

Today your Avalon Waterway journey begins. Have a relaxing morning before making your way to the Budapest river dock for your 7-night Luxury River Cruise from Budapest to Deggendorf. Overnight on board

Day 15: Bratislava, Slovakia

Uniquely situated on the border of three countries and nestled beside the Danube river. Bratislava is infused with where new meets old. Take a walking tour of the pedestrianised Old Town and discover the dramatic architecture enchanted by a wealth of history and culture in the city’s many museums.

Day 16: Vienna, Austria

Welcome to Vienna! This famous European capital city is known for its fabulous palaces, museums, and architecture, as well as the people who have called the city home such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Freud. There a many guided walking experiences available or if you’d prefer to experience the city like a local, take a guided walk that highlights Viennese essentials, such as coffee, sausages, wine, music, and public transportation. No visit to this beautiful city is complete without music, so you’ll be treated to an exclusive private “Royal Anniversary” concert, celebrating Maria Theresa’s 300th birthday and legacy in a Viennese palace.

Day 17: Durnstein, Austria

Today will consist of a stop-off in Austria’s wine region. After a scenic cruise through the spectacular Wachau Valley, you will arrive in Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages in the Wachau wine region. It was here that Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th Century. If you fancy an active adventure sign up for today’s bike ride along the banks of the Danube.

Day 18: Linz, Austria

A riverside township filled with both the old and the new. Marvel at the beauty of the baroque buildings, including Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) and the old cathedral or Alter Dom, ring Hauptplatz, the old town’s main square. The riverside Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz has a major modern art collection. Across the river, the striking Ars Electronica Center focuses on society, technology, and life in the future.

Day 19: Passau, Germany

One of your highlights today is the Schlogen Oxbow, where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers meet. A picturesque horseshoe-shaped bend in the river before docking into Passau, home to Europe’s largest church organ which has more than 17,000 pipes, sitting inside St. Stephen’s Cathedral with its amazing baroque architecture. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets and admire the Oberhaus Fortress looming above the town.

Day 20: Deggendorf, Germany to Munich, Germany

As you disembark in Deggendorf and bid your newfound friends farewell, you will be transferred to Munich Airport for your flight home.

Ocean Cruise Ship – Norwegian Getaway

Built-in 2014 the Norwegian Getaway can accommodate 3,963 passengers. She sails out of Miami to the warm waters of the Caribbean, beautiful Europe & outstanding Transatlantic cruises.  The Norwegian Getaway features the Waterfront, NCL’s innovative open-air promenade lined with bars and restaurants, offering uninterrupted views of the ocean.

River Cruise Ship – Avalon Suite Ship

Part of Avalon’s award-winning fleet of Suite Ships, your River Cruise ship features two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform the living space into river cruising’s only Open-Air Balcony.

Included amenities onboard your Avalon Suite Ship: Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship, Panoramic windows throughout the ship, Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director, Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area, and premium lounges, Covered Observation Lounge, Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station, Elevator access.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 01 July 2023

Prices are per person twin share in NZD based on travel from Auckland unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to availability and currency fluctuations & subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from New Zealand.

From $9,990*
Per Person
Includes
$4,000
In Bonus Value
Valued At
$11,990
Per Person