Deal: How to save 40% on the price of these European river cruises


CroisiEurope’s river cruise ship in Bordeaux, France.


CroisiEurope is a small French river cruise company you may not have heard of until now. The family-run line will turn 40 next year and is offering 40% off second passenger fares on cruises to selected European destinations in 2016.

The deal: For those who want to try out a river cruise, this may be a good place to start. Here are some of the itineraries and the savings included in this deal:

-- A six-day Great Cathedrals tour of France from Cologne to Strasbourg starting July 9 costs $1,461 for the first passenger and $876 for a companion, excluding tax and fees.

-- An eight-day cruise along the Andalusia section of Spain leaving Feb. 18 costs $1,750 for the first passenger and $1,049 for a companion, excluding tax and fees.


-- A Beautiful Blue Danube river cruise starting and ending in Vienna and leaving April 8 costs $2,288 for the first passenger and $1,373 for a companion.

When: You must reserve by Dec. 31; the offer is based on availability.

Tested: CroisiEurope says cabins are available on all 40% sale itineraries, but that may not last long. You can check the website to see whether sailing dates work for you.

By the way, prices include all meals, free Wi-Fi, beverages, shore excursions, port fees and travel insurance too.


Info: CroisiEurope, (800) 768-7232, or contact a travel agent.


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