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River cruise experience

What to expect

Whether you’re cruising on board our Spirit ships or one of our hand-picked ships, you can still expect the same great value.

With so much included, everything is taken care of...

Love your first Saga cruise, or we'll give you your money back

Love your first cruise, or your money back!

We’re so confident you’ll love your first cruise with us, that we’re happy to make a special guarantee. So if for any reason you don’t love your time on board, we’ll give your money back!

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Experience a river cruise in 2024

The Saga Difference

A woman standing on the deck of Spirit of the Rhine, watching the passing scenery

Included travel insurance

Our fares also include comprehensive travel insurance and additional cancellation cover.

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A driver ready to pick up passengers outside a house, as part of our return UK travel service

Return UK chauffeur service

A nationwide return chauffeur service from front door to your point of embarkation is included at no extra cost.

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A couple dining in the Delta Restaurant on Spirit of the Danube

Dining on board

Our exclusive ships include a main restaurant, while selected ships include a smaller alternative restaurant to, all included.

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A couple enjoying drinks on Spirit of the Danube

All-inclusive drinks

All-inclusive local drinks including selected wines at lunch and dinner, house-branded spirits with mixers, draught lager, and soft drinks.

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A standard twin cabin on Spirit of the Danube

A choice of cabins

Choose from a selection of cabins, with French balconies available on selected ships.

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A view across the Danube River towards the Parliament Building in Budapest, Hungary

Included excursions

Spend days exploring new destinations on one of our collection of excursions that are included in the price – or opt to embark on a selection of optional tours.

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And much more...

  • Return flights or Eurostar travel
  • Included car parking at the airport if you don’t require the chauffeur service
  • Return transfer between your overseas airport, train station, hotel and port, where applicable
  • Stay connected with free Wi-Fi on board
  • Cruise Director on board throughout the cruise
  • Drinks reception and farewell dinner
  • All on-board gratuities and service charges
  • Airport taxes, fees and charges if applicable

Book with confidence

Love your first cruise or your money back!

If for any reason you don’t love your first time aboard one of our river cruises, we’ll give your money back.

Our Cruise Price Promise

Book early for our top savings up to 25%. And our Cruise Price Promise means you’ll always enjoy the lowest fare. So if you book today and we lower the price tomorrow, we’ll automatically work out the difference and give you the value of the difference.

ABTA or ATOL bonded

Every booking is fully bonded by ABTA or ATOL, so your money is always protected.

Relax, it’s all inclusive

So much is included in the price of every river cruise, so you can relax and enjoy every moment.

A woman enjoying the view from her French Balcony on Spirit of the Rhine

Solo river cruises

Not only are our river cruises sociable and welcoming, you can choose from single cabins on every ship too. But don’t delay, single cabins are always a popular choice and do get booked up quickly.

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A couple getting ready in their cabin on Spirit of the Danube

Britannia Club

We recently extended our loyalty club to our river cruises too! Cruise with us for more than 35 nights and we'll give you free membership to the Britannia Club so you can enjoy a regular newsletter and more exclusive benefits!

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Anne Swithinbank

Celebrity guests

Look out for celebrity guests on selected river cruises, who will give talks to share their experience and expertise, and provide insights to their life and career.

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