Cruising Down the Danube - CEO Tour 2023
Admire the Wachau Valley’s beauty. Learn to waltz at a Viennese dance school. Witness daily life in an abbey on an exclusive visit to Göttweig. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. Explore lesserknown Central European cities like Bratislava and Passau. Soak up soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath.
Vaccinations, boosters and insurance is mandatory.
Price by Category:
- Category ES: $9719pp Dbl occ
- Category AA: $7819pp Dbl occ
- Category A: $6019pp Dbl occ
- Category B: $5819pp Dbl occ
- Category D: $5319pp Dbl occ
- Category F: $4319pp Dbl occ
Single SupplementL $300 discount of normal single supplement.
Air available thru Viking
- 3 night pre-cruise in Prague
- 7 night Danube Waltz River Cruise
- Includes airport and ship transfers
- See Viking brochure for inclusions while sailing
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
CANCELLATION POLICY For any cruise booking, whether under deposit, partially paid, or paid in full and air-inclusive packages paid in full, the following travel agent- or guest-requested situations are considered cancellations and penalties will apply as noted below: changes to departure date; substitutions of itinerary; substitution of another person for original booked guest(s); or changing to a promotional fare. All cancellations must be in writing. For all air-inclusive packages canceled after issuance of an airline ticket, the air portion of the refund, if any, will be processed only after the return of airline ticket. The following cancellation charges will be assessed for all written cancellations received prior to departure up to the scheduled time of departure. Cancellation received | Following charges will apply: (Broken out by days before departure) 120 days or more $100 per person | 119-90 days 20% of Full Fare | 89-70 days 35% of Full Fare | 69-50 days 50% of Full Fare | 49- 30 days 75% of Full Fare | 59 or fewer 100% of Full Fare Full Fare is defined as the full cost of any cruise, land or air component purchased from Viking. For more information visit: vikingrivercruises.com/termsconditions.aspx
Deposits and Final Payments: A deposit of $500 per person per program is required within three days of booking. The full payment is due 1 year prior to departure. Payment of the deposit and/or full payment indicates acceptance of our Terms and Conditions. If payment is not made by specific date, we reserve the right to cancel the booking. In the case of computer or human billing error, we reserve the right to re-invoice with correct pricing.
Credit Card Bookings: AAA South Jersey should be advised of credit card number when making reservation. Credit card payments require certain information. Third party payments require additional information. Booking becomes valid with or without signed draft.
Revision Fees: A fee of $30 per person per transaction will be charged for any alter- ation made after booking is confirmed. This includes name changes, date or destination modifications.
Tour Cancellations: AAA South Jersey reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. AAA South Jersey requires a minimum of 25 passengers for the tour to operate. If requirement is not met, all monies will be refunded. AAA South Jersey cannot be held responsible for any change/cancellation penalties associated with non refundable airline tickets or insurance.
Refunds for unused Services: No refunds will be made for unused services, meals or accommodations once travel has commenced.
Passports & Visa: A valid passport is required of all participants. Validation must be at least 6 months after the date of your return trip. AAA South Jersey will not be held responsible for delays in confirmation or disruption to passengers’ travel plans should these details not be provided at that time. Securing Passports and visas are the respon- sibility of the traveling party.
Health Requirements: Passengers should check with their consulates or local health boards for latest health requirements.
Program Arrangements: AAA South Jersey provides an enjoyable and safe travel experience for all. We welcome passengers with special needs or disabilities. However, please note the following: *Passengers are required to advise AAA South Jersey at time of booking of any phys- ical, medical and other special needs that require accommodation. *All guests must ensure they are medically and physically fit for travel. AAA South Jersey may impose safety requirements necessary for the safe operation of the program. AAA South Jersey reserves the right to exclude an individual from participating in a program that poses a direct threat to health and safety. *AAA South Jersey does not provide person- al devices such as wheel chairs, hearing aids, eye glasses or services or personal nature such as pushing a wheel chair or assistance is dressing, eating or bathroom facilitation. A companion must accompany the guests who require such services. *AAA South Jersey does not employ medical personnel. Medical attention will be provided by a local facility at the passenger’s expense. AAA South Jersey is not responsible for any losses or costs incurred while on tour or the quality of care received. Passengers should be aware some programs include rough terrain; extensive walking or walking over cobblestone or uneven pavement, stairs and locations may not be accessible by wheel chair. During the program we may make arrangements with carriers, hotel s and other independent sup-pliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities which AAA South Jersey has no control. We cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for passengers traveling on international tours. AAA South Jersey reserves the right to decline the booking of a passenger or remove any passenger who cannot comply or refuses to comply with AAA South Jersey Terms and Conditions. AAA South Jersey is not responsible for any costs in the event a passenger is removed from a tour. Passengers agree not to hold AAA South Jersey or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these Terms and Conditions. Programs are conducted in English by a professional Travel Director or Tour Guide.
Touring: Most touring is on an air conditioned motor coach. Specific motor coach seats assignments cannot be confirmed. Seating rotation on board the motor coach is at the discretion of the Tour Director. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is not permitted on board the motor coach. Motor coaches are non-smoking.
Accommodations: Prices are per per- son and based on two persons sharing a twin-bedded room with private bath or shower. Triple or quad rooms are available upon request and based on existing bedding in the room. Additional bedding such as a rollaway may be subject to additional cost. Single rooms are available upon request. Single supplement fees apply. Please note: European single rooms are smaller than stan- dard facilities. Non smoking rooms cannot be guaranteed. Substitute hotels may be used at certain times and will be similar whenever possible.
Meals: Any special dietary requirements are on RE-QUEST only. AAA South Jersey cannot guarantee special requests nor will it assume any responsibility or liability if requested meal is unavailable.
Baggage: One suitcase per person is includ- ed in program price. Due to limited capacity on board the coach, bag should not exceed 30” x 18” x 10” or weight not exceeding 50lbs. Airlines impose weight and size restrictions. Please visit respective airlines website for details.
Travel documents: Travel documents become available at 15 days prior to departure and sent to your travel agent.
Not Included in Program Prices: AAA South Jersey will offer group air for an additional charge. AAA South Jersey highly recommends booking group air as transfers will be included. Not included in our tours: items of personal natures, passport or visa costs, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, beverages and meals not detailed in itinerary. Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign government entities. The program price does not cover costs if you leave the tour at your own volition, due to illness or consequence of official action by government.
Safety: Although AAA South Jersey takes all safety precaution into consideration, Certain risks and dangers may arise beyond our control including but not limited to, travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft or other form of transportation, forces of nature, political unrest, accident or illness in a region with no rapid response medical team or evacuation. AAA South Jersey is not liable regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of care.
Travel Insurance: It is mandatory that all passengers take out comprehensive travel insurance including international air, cancellation and medical cover-age. This may be arranged through your travel agent and our preferred vendor Allianz Insurance Services. Travel Insurance is non refundable and non transferable once purchased. AAA South Jersey makes not representation to reimbursements for funds paid or coverage.
Terms and conditions are subject to change.
Arrive in Prague and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own and sample some of the hearty local cuisine.
Set out on a panoramic tour of Prague, including a guided walkthrough Prague Castle.
Spend the day further exploring Prague on your own.
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to your ship and overnight in Passau.
Pass the Old Town’s patrician houses and step inside ornately decorated St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
Stroll this cultural center and see the Old Quarter’s Hauptplatz, Market Hall and Mozarthaus.
Visit Göttweig Abbey, admiring the ceiling fresco, grand staircase, library and church. Cruise the picturesque Wachau Valley, a UNESCO Site; mingle with fellow travelers in the Lounge.
Admire Vienna’s architecture, linger at a café or visit the Hapsburg’s Schönbrunn Palace.
Discover this history-rich city, viewing Hapsburgera palaces and the stately Bratislava Castle.
Cruising the Danube Bend. Enjoy free time to explore Hungary’s capital on your own. Explore “Buda” & “Pest”, browse the Castle District and Fishermen’s Bastion; sample local food.
Disembark your ship for your return flight.