Avalon Waterways Adds New Suites Ship, Itineraries to Asia

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Avalon Waterways announced expansion plans by increasing its fleet and vacation portfolio. On the heels of unveiling two new 36-guest Suite Ships on the Irrawaddy and Mekong Rivers in two years, Avalon Waterways also announced a Suite Ship for the Mekong River—the Avalon Saigon

On the new Southeast Asia Suite Ships—the Avalon Saigon, Avalon Myanmar and Avalon Siem Reap—cruisers have access to 18 Avalon Suites with 245 square feet of living space. The new ships also offer Open-Air Balconies with floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall panoramic windows measuring 14 feet wide with retractable screen systems and doors that slide open a full nine feet. 

In addition to introducing the new Avalon Saigon, the company is adding a new itinerary to explore Vietnam & Cambodia. The Heart of Cambodia & Vietnam is a new 18-day journey through Vietnam & Cambodia offering an an immersive cruise on the Mekong River and a two-day cruise of Ha Long Bay. 

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The river cruise company allows travelers to extend their cruises with a number of options on the Mekong and Irrawaddy itineraries. For instance, travelers booking a 13-day Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River cruise can add stays in Bangkok and/or Luang Prabang to their journey.

2018 Southeast Asia cruises offered by Avalon Waterways:

Mekong River

  • 13-day Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River 
  • 18-day The Heart of Cambodia & Vietnam

Irrawaddy River

  • 14-day Golden Myanmar & the Alluring Irrawaddy

Avalon Waterways is currently offering a See the World for Less Sales Event. Those booking a 2018 river cruise to Southeast Asia can save up to $2,000 per couple. Avalon Waterways is also catering to solo travelers by waiving the single supplement on select Avalon Irrawaddy and Mekong river cruise departures. 

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