Ocean cruisers are trying their first river cruises these days — and with good reason.
River cruising is the fastest-growing sector of the cruise industry!
Even though river cruises have been operating for decades, they have come on in leaps and bounds in the past decade. Modern ships with expanded amenities offer intriguing itineraries to places oceangoing vessels can’t reach, tempting fans of seagoing vessels to jump ship.
So what’s the difference between a river cruise vs. ocean cruise?
In some ways, river cruising is more similar to a land tour than today’s ocean cruising experience — and experienced tour companies run many river lines. You’ll find there are better benefits, though, such as only having to pack and unpack once. Mega-ship staples like pools, multiple lounges, specialty restaurants, spas and endless activities are available on some riverboats, although on a very, very much smaller scale. And you won’t find any sea days, although there are periods of scenic cruising.
Best of all, most river cruises include shore tours — and many other inclusions in their fares — making it easier to budget.
And now is one of the BEST times for you to try a river cruise with Adventures by Disney’s River Cruise Special!
Sail through the heart of Europe on an all-inclusive Adventures by Disney river cruise that features amazing destinations and immersive activities for your whole family.
Discover amazing savings of $500 per person on select 2020 river cruise vacations sailing May 14 through October 8, 2020 when you book through March 30, 2019.
Take advantage of this limited time special offer and save on these departures:
Danube River Cruise Departures
Save $500 per person on all Danube River Cruise departures, excluding:
- Danube River Cruise: Oktoberfest
- Danube River Cruise: Holiday
Rhine River Cruise Departures
Save $500 per person on all Rhine River Cruise departures
Seine River Cruise Departures
Save $500 per person on all Seine River Cruise departures
Rhône River Cruise Departures
Save $500 per person on all Rhône River Cruise departures
- Special Early Booking Rates and availability are limited
- Special Offer excludes suites, category AP and category E
- Offer must be booked through March 30, 2019
- Offer is for departures from May 14 through October 8, 2020
- Offer valid on new bookings only
- Not combinable with other offers or promotions
- Limited quantities available