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Why river cruise with Riviera Travel?

Your holiday
the Riviera Travel way

1. Truly authentic experiences

Our experts will bring to life Europe’s most fascinating destinations, so you come away with a greater appreciation of culture, history and so much more. We personally select every aspect of your river cruise and we ensure our itineraries are thoughtfully balanced, so there’s time to explore at a relaxing pace.   


2. Outstanding river cruise ships - exclusive to Riviera Travel

Expect only the best on a Riviera Travel river cruise: the most luxurious ships, exclusively chartered by Riviera Travel, surprisingly spacious cabins and suites with everything you would want from a superbly appointed boutique hotel, panoramic lounges and extensive sun decks, stylish restaurants serving the finest cuisine; and first-class service from a crew ready to tend to your every need. You will be in good company; only customers of Riviera Travel will be on board our exclusive river cruises. 


3. Superb cuisine

Indulge in classic cuisine throughout your stay on board. Our menus feature a variety of European specialities and international favourites, so there’s something to suit every palate. Early risers’ breakfast and afternoon tea are included on every river cruise too. Enjoy a variety of dining experiences in a choice of stylish restaurants, where unlike the regimentation of many cruise ships, the seating policy is informal and relaxed. 


4. The best cruise directors, concierges and knowledgable local guides

Our English-speaking cruise directors, concierges and local guides are chosen not only for their wealth of knowledge, but their flair for engaging audiences and passion for delighting customers. You will feel like you’re travelling with a friend who happens to know the secrets of every destination.    


5. Your options - for flexibility and choice

Personalise your holiday with one of our hand-picked experiences. To make your river cruise extra special we also offer extensions, giving you the opportunity to explore more of the world with us. You may also wish to add a drinks package or on-board credit to your booking. 


6. Exceptional service

We genuinely care about making your holiday the best it can be. Our friendly and experienced reservations team make every effort to get to know you by name and your preferences by heart. They are not restrained by targets, they just offer superb customer service, the way it should be.    


7. unbeatable value

Our luxury river cruise holidays offer incredible value for money and include everything you need for an unforgettable experience: return travel from the UK, overseas transfers, services of an English speaking Cruise Director and English speaking crew, your choice of beautifully appointed suites or cabins, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on board, all land visits, guided tours, taxes and fuel supplements. Please compare the quality and prices of everything we offer – you won’t find better for less. 


8. award-winning reputation

Since our inception in 1984, we have been consistently recognised for outstanding service, value and quality. For seven years Which? has awarded us the highly coveted Recommended Provider status. According to independent holiday review site Reevoo over 99% of respondents would also travel with Riviera Travel again. 


9. Peace of mind

Our cruise directors, concierges and English-speaking crew are with you throughout your holiday to ensure your experience is exceptional. You can always seek their assistance or call our dedicated 24-hour helpline to speak to a member of our team in the UK.    


10. Price promise

It’s simple. Everything you need is included in the price without any compromise on quality. There are no hidden extras, just like always. If for whatever reason, the price of your holiday increases after you’ve booked, rest assured we’ll never ask you to pay more.
Plus, should the cost of your holiday go down after you’ve booked, we’ll pass on the benefit automatically. This means you can book with confidence safe in the knowledge that you’re getting the very best value all year round.



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