European Waterways is offering up to 20 percent off charter and cabin prices for departures across Europe this spring and summer. Some cruises also include a complimentary stay at a hotel, with private chauffeured transfers to and from the vessel. These specials reflect the company’s increased focus on attracting travelers who are looking for more intimate, experiential opportunities. Prices are based on double occupancy and bookings must be made by May 14, 2018 to be eligible.
Among the vessels eligible for the promotion is the 12-passenger La Belle Epoque, which cruises the Burgundy Canal. Travelers can receive 20 percent off whole-boat charter prices, good for departures April 29 and May 13, and 10 percent off charter prices on the July 15 and August 5 departures. Charters include a free night’s stay at a Paris hotel and return transfers in Mercedes-Benz minivans. La Belle Epoque also offers 20 percent off per cabin on its June 17 departure. It offers 10 percent off per cabin on departures April 22, May 6, July 1, July 29, and August 12 departures.
The 12-passenger Panache, which visits Holland, Belgium and France, has 20 percent off whole-boat charter prices on its June 3 Picardy-to-Paris cruise and its June 17 cruise in France’s Champagne region, as well as 10 percent off charters on its July 29 and August 26 cruise in Alsace and Lorraine. In addition, cabin prices are available at 20 percent off on its May 6 cruise in Holland, its May 20 cruise from Holland to Belgium and and its May 27 cruise from Belgium to Picardy.
Cruising Southern Burgundy, France, the eight-passenger Finesse has panoramic windows, a large sundeck and a demonstration galley where guests can watch the on-board chef prepare meals. Finesse offers 20 percent off whole-boat charter prices and a free night at a Dijon hotel for departures on April 22, May 6, June 3 and 10, as well as July 1, 8 and 15. It also offers 20 percent off cabin prices on its April 15 and 29 and May 13 and 20 departures.