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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 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!
  • Collette: Save up to 30% off tours. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 18. Click here.
  • Scenic: Last-Minute Cruise Sale! Get special low rates (up to 55% off) on select river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 15. Click here.
  • Uniworld: 2022 Cruise Sale! Save 50% off select sailings. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 31. Click here.
  • Gate 1: Save up to $1,600 per couple off Europe river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 15. Click here.
  • Uniworld: Save up to $2,000 per couple off 2022 Europe departures. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 31. 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 July 31. Click here.
  • CroisiEurope: Save up to 50% off 2022 cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: 20th Anniversary Sale! Save 20% off the cruise price of 2022 departures. 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 summer cruises. Prices shown reflect discounts. Expires July 15. 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 July 31. Click here.
  • Riviera: Get special reduced rates offering savings of up to $4,500 per couple in certain cabin categories. Prices shown reflect discount. Plus, receive a free drinks package . Expires July 15. Click here.
  • Scenic: Save up to $3,650 per couple off cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 14. Click here.
  • Viking: Save up to $1,800 per couple off cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 31. Click here.
  • AmaWaterways: Receive a $300 per couple onboard credit on select cruises. Click here.
  • Viking: Enjoy greatly reduced airfare from select gateways on sailings. Expires July 31. Click here.
  • Avalon: Group savings! Book a group of 8 or more guests and save up to $4,000 per couple off cruises. Expires July 31. Click here.
  • Viking: Cruise from $1,999 per person on select 2023 river cruises. Prices shown reflect the discounted rate. Plus receive free or greatly reduced airfare from select gateways and enjoy a reduced deposit of $25 per person. Expires July 15. 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.
  • Riviera: Pay no single supplement in certain cabin categories on all sailings. Click here.
  • Riviera: Single supplement waived in all cabin categories on special sailings dedicated to solo travelers. 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 July 31. Click here.
  • Disney: Travelers ages 11 and under save up to $500 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.
  • Emerald: Save up to $3,650 per couple on river cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Expires July 14. Click here.
  • Viking: Save up to $1,200 per couple off select sailings. Prices shown reflect discount. Plus, fly for free from select gateways. Expires July 31. Click here.
  • Viking: Save up to $1,800 per couple off cruises. Prices shown reflect discount. Plus, enjoy greatly reduced airfare from select gateways. Expires July 31. Click here.
  • Avalon: Receive free prepaid gratuities on cruises. Expires July 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.
Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time. Some discounts are not combinable with other promotions.