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8 Day Balkan Jewels - Bucharest to Budapest

From £2,189pp

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All sightseeing excursions included*

Early booking savings*

FREE Drinks & Included Gratuities*

Private UK Chauffeur Service Included*

Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 28 Mar 2022
  • Sails from Giurgiu, Romania
  • Ship ms Amastella 2021
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1750602‍
  • Voyage code ‍EUJC08F‍

Your Itinerary

Private UK Chauffeur Service from your home address to the airport Mon 28 Mar 2022

Your Private UK Chauffeur Service will transfer you to the airport in style

Fly from London to Bucharest, Romania Mon 28 Mar 2022

(regional flights may be available on request)


Giurgiu, Romania Mon 28 Mar 2022


Upon arrival, transfer to your 5★ luxury river ship in Giurgiu for your seven night all-inclusive river cruise. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner on board (D)

Cruises around Europe

Rousse - Veliko Târnovo, Bulgaria Tue 29 Mar 2022

Cruises around Europe

In Veliko Târnovo, a local expert will guide you through this medieval city (B,L,D)

Belogradchik, Bulgaria

Vidin – Belogradchik, Bulgaria Wed 30 Mar 2022

Belogradchik, Bulgaria

Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia, the medieval castle dates back to the 10th century. Afterwards, venture to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains. You’ll also see the town’s unique rock formations (B, L, D)

Iron Gates

Cruising the Iron Gates Thu 31 Mar 2022

Iron Gates

Cruise through the Iron Gates and experience one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders you will encounter on this cruise (B,L,D)

Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad Serbia

Novi Sad, Serbia Fri 01 Apr 2022

Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad Serbia

★Freedom of Choice★ Get out and explore Novi Sad or call in on a local farmstead (B,L,D)

Kalocsa, Hungary

Kalocsa – Puszta, Hungary Sat 02 Apr 2022

Kalocsa, Hungary

★Signature Experience★ Uncover all things Hungarian today with a cultural cavalcade in Kalocsa. Local handicrafts are on show at the Folk Art House, then visit a paprika producer. Afterwards, a farm in Puszta is the perfect setting for a stellar horse show and authentic Hungarian lunch (B,L,D)

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Sun 03 Apr 2022

Austria, Danube river cruises

★Freedom of Choice★ The active may like to hike to Gellert Hill, or perhaps enjoy a more relaxed culinary walk through Budapest’s Great Market Hall. Alternatively, set out on an insightful tour of the Hospital in the Rock. Later enjoy your farewell dinner (B,L,D)

Austria, Danube river cruises

After breakfast, disembark the ship Mon 04 Apr 2022

Austria, Danube river cruises

Danube river cruises

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London Mon 04 Apr 2022

(regional flights may be available on request) (B)

Arrive in London Mon 04 Apr 2022

Private UK Chauffeur Service from the airport to your home address Mon 04 Apr 2022

Your Private UK Chauffeur Service will transfer you home in style

What's included *

  • INCREDIBLE Launch Savings
  • PRIVATE UK Chauffeur Service included for all bookings of up to 75 miles
  • Return scheduled flights from London (regional flights may be available on request)
  • All-Inclusive river cruising on board your 5★ award-winning luxury river cruise ship
  • All meals, COMPLIMENTARY drinks and included gratuities on board
  • FREE tea & coffee & bottled water replenished daily on board
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Butler, room service, complimentary laundry and Champagne on arrival for select suites
  • All sightseeing excursions included and an audio headset
  • Freedom of Choice Sightseeing - Let your curiosity come alive and tailor your holiday around your own interests - at no additional cost
  • Enriching and exclusive Signature Experiences
  • Services of a APT Tour Director and local guides
  • Heated swimming pool & swim-up bar
  • Overseas transfers, port charges and tips
  • FREE home to airport transfers by private car up to 75 miles each way
  • ABTA & ATOL Protection
  • Flexible booking terms - choice to transfer the cruise to another APT cruise up to 100 days prior to departure with no change fee
  • BOOK today with Just a Deposit and Pay Later*
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 13th May 2021 and receive an M&S Gift Card worth up to £50
  • Flexible booking terms - choice to cancel or transfer up to 48 hours prior to sailing and receive a Future Cruise Credit

The 2022 5★ All-Inclusive Balkan Jewels

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Twin Window Suites are among the largest entry-level suite categories on Europe's rivers. Featuring twin windows, they offer the comfort, size, amenities and sophistication of Panoramic Balcony Suites.

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Featured in almost all of our suites, our Panoramic Balcony Suites feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors that slide open. This transforms your indoor seating area into an enclosed balcony, offering fresh air and unimpeded views of Europe’s waterways.

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Retreat to unimaginable luxury in your Owner’s Suite+. Measuring a huge 350 square feet, they present both a Panoramic Balcony and a large Outside Balcony.

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The Ship - ms Amastella 2021

  • Occupancy158
  • Length443 ft (135.03 m)
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Leading the way in luxury and comfort, Concerto River Ships represent a revolution in ship design. They are the grandest ships on Europe’s rivers and present a wealth of exclusive facilities and suites. Concerto River Ships are the only ships in Europe that present Twin Balcony Suites, featuring a large Outside Balcony and a Panoramic Balcony. The high staff-to-guest ratio onboard means you will experience incredible standards of service from APT.

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  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

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Does APT Cruises have a flexible cancellation policy?

Does APT Cruises have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, APT Cruise does have a flexible cancellation policy. They are currently offering increased protection and flexibility allowing you to change the date of your 2021 or 2022 river cruise up to 100 days prior to departure with no change fee (airline fees may apply). To take advantage of this cover, you must book before 8pm 28th February 2021.

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Booking conditions of APT Group and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Drink inclusions are subject to the cruise lines t&c's. Eurostar options may operate indirect and may require a change of stations, transfers between stations not included. May be subject to availability and charge may apply. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Please note, walking tours are weather dependent. Private UK Chauffeur Service is included within 75 driven miles of selected UK departure airports and available to UK mainland addresses only. Additional miles can be purchased at a supplement. Please ask for more details. Please note, itinerary is subject to change due to water levels and other uncontrollable factors. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner. 5 star refers to the cruise element only. Please note ship names are subject to change. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE

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M&SGift Card is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Ocean View cabin or above by 8pm 13th May 2021. Amount is tiered on cabin grade booked.

Flexible cancellation terms are applicable for cruises departing up to 30th September 2022 for bookings made by 8pm 31st May 2021. Cruise line terms and conditions apply.  Excludes exclusive Reader Offers Limited Package Holidays. Further Cruise Lines terms & conditions apply. 

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