ROL Cruise customer experience rating 4.8/5 


Based on 4939 reviews

Simple explanations always eager to understand a customers needs.

20 Apr 2019

Yes a good company to do business with .

Excellent..

20 Apr 2019

Excellent service.

Good

20 Apr 2019

Very good when connected but difficult getting hold of particular person.

Excellent booking service

20 Apr 2019

Very positive experience, Zak was very helpful and pleasant to deal with. Very quick ring back when I was unable to get through to his direct line.

Great customer service

20 Apr 2019

The person I spoke to was really helpful - going through my various options and making suggestions

Easy peasy. Holiday booked.

20 Apr 2019

Excellent in every way. John was attentive, professional and very helpful.

Best servive available

20 Apr 2019

Very effiicient and helpful from start to finish

They're the best

20 Apr 2019

They are always very easy to deal with and full of good advice.

Helpful staffl

20 Apr 2019

Had to hold for quite a while but once the staff member came on she was very friendly and helpful and the whole process of booking my cruise was completed smoothly.

Professional. Easy to Book.

19 Apr 2019

ROL were professional, able to answer all my questions, friendly and it was a smooth process. We received all the paperwork quickly via email.

Danube Explorer & Prague

Cruise Code: 1298915

Offer ends 22 Apr 2019

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Spacious full board accommodation on board Europe’s most innovative cruise ships
  • All meals throughout your river cruise from a healthy buffet breakfast to a five-course à la carte menu
  • Gratuities are included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bicycles for use ashore in select destinations
  • Overseas transfers
  • Shore excursions and guided tours almost everyday with personal headset
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Emerald ACTIVE programme with guided bicycle and walking tours
  • At least one extra-special EmeraldPLUS experience offering greater insight into the culture, cuisine and lifestyle of the given destination
  • Return economy flights from a selection of airports
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew
  • Brexit Travel Assurance - no price increase guarantee
  • Book a 7 night cruise or more in Ocean View Stateroom or above by 8:30pm 22nd April 2019 and receive a Case of SIX Fine Wines with our compliments.

Experience the Difference

  • Exclusive Cruise Miles rewards programme – saving you £££’s off future cruises

  • Award-Winning Cruise Agent with over 50 awards to date

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service

  • Operating for over 24 years as a cruise only specialist

  • Brexit Protection Guarantee

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Your Itinerary


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  • Passau, Germany

    Day 1

    Passau, Germany

    11 Aug 2019

    Upon arrival transfer from Munich Airport to Passau where you will embark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. (D)

    Destination guide
  • Passau, Germany

    Day 2

    Passau, Germany

    12 Aug 2019

    Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. Tonight, your captain will be delighted to host the welcome dinner and cocktail reception. (B,L,D)


    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike near Passau

    Destination guide
  • Linz, Austria

    Day 3

    Linz, Austria

    13 Aug 2019

    Travel to Linz, the European capital of culture in 2009 is a lively, modern city with long and eventful history, reflected in the architecture of the city centre with its unique Baroque Hauptplatz. After your tour, you will have time to stroll through the marvelous old quarter of the city or sit in a typical Austrian Coffee House to taste some local specialties. (B,L,D)

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  • Melk - Durnstein, Austria

    Day 4

    Melk - Durnstein, Austria

    14 Aug 2019

    Situated within Austria’s wine–growing region, Melk is home to an imposing 900–year old Benedictine Abbey which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial Corridor and fresco ceilings. Later the ship sails through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. (B,L,D)


    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein OR Guided hike to Duürnstein Castle

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  • Vienna, Austria

    Day 5

    Vienna, Austria

    15 Aug 2019

    Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the Ringstrasse, where we will see the sights of Vienna’s world–famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Spanish Riding School, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Alternatively, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk. (B,L,D)


    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour

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  • Vienna, Austria

    Day 6

    Vienna, Austria

    16 Aug 2019

    Today you will have the day at leisure to continue exploring Austria’ capital city. This evening, the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Farewell Gala Dinner, while sailing to Budapest. (B,L,D)

    Destination guide
  • Budapest, Hungary

    Day 7

    Budapest, Hungary

    17 Aug 2019

    Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill. This evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner, and complete the evening with a Hungarian folk dancing and music performance on board. (B,L,D)
     

    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to Buda Hill

    OR
    EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

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  • Budapest - Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 8

    Budapest - Prague, Czech Republic

    18 Aug 2019

    After breakfast, disembark the ship in Budapest and transfer by coach to your hotel in Prague for your three night stay including breakfast (B)

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  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 9

    Prague, Czech Republic

    19 Aug 2019

    This morning we explore the sights of the Old Town Square on a guided walking tour. We see Mozart´s Theatre, Little Square and Astronomical Clock. We continue our tour and walk across the Charles Bridge spanning the River Vltava and full of portrait artists and small vendors, to board our coach to drive to the 1,000–year–old Prague Castle area. With our local guide we walk through Hradcany Square, for the spectacle of the Changing of the Guard. See the magnificent Loreta Monastery and arrive at Hradcany Castle. (B,D)


    EmeraldPLUS: Local Dinner with Entertainment

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  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 10

    Prague, Czech Republic

    20 Aug 2019

    Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day’s exploring. The baroque quarter of Mala Strana is a must see, as is Josefov, the Jewish quarter. You will no doubt return to the lively atmosphere around the Charles Bridge for another look. (B)

    Destination guide
  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Day 11

    Prague, Czech Republic

    21 Aug 2019

    After breakfast transfer to the airport for you flight home (B)

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The Ship


Navigating the rivers Rhine, Main, Danube and Moselle; the Emerald Star, Sky, Sun, Dawn and Destiny can guide you through some of Europe’s most magical stretches of water and help you explore many of the continent’s most arresting and enchanting cities.

The five sister vessels, boasting a modest capacity of 182 guests apiece, are all blessed with a selection of wonderful amenities and features. At the very heart of every Star-Ship in the Emerald Waterways fleet is the Horizon Bar & Lounge.

Emerald Destiny


Occupancy: 182 passengers

Length: 443 ft (135.03 m)

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* Terms and Conditions


Emerald Waterways guarantee no price increase or surcharges on our advertised Emerald Waterways cruises or tour prices when booked before 29th March 2019. Emerald Waterways reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time.

Six fine wines is for bookings made on a 7 night cruise or more in Ocean View Stateroom or above, one per booking and for UK mainland addresses only. Not combinable with other added value.

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