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Dutch Delight - Amsterdam to Amsterdam

From £2,609pp

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Unlimited drinks & included gratuities*

Sail with Uniworld, as seen on Channel 5's Cruising with Jane McDonald

Included shore excursions & free wi-fi*

5★ all-inclusive boutique river cruising*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 19 Jul 2023
  • Sails from Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Ship River Empress
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1838501

Your Itinerary

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands Wed 19 Jul 2023

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Although equally famous for its rebellious contemporary edginess, Amsterdam is a picturesque city with a fascinating history and rich artistic heritage.

Lemmer

Lemmer Thu 20 Jul 2023

Lemmer

Lemmer is a town in the municipality of De Fryske Marren, in the Dutch province of Friesland. Lemmer lies adjacent to the IJsselmeer and the Frisian Lakes and is one of Friesland's best-known surface water sports locations.

Harlingen, Netherlands

Harlingen Thu 20 Jul 2023

Harlingen, Netherlands

Harlingen is a city in Cameron County in the central region of the Rio Grande Valley of the southern part of the U.S. state of Texas, about 30 miles from the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

Nijmegen

Nijmegen Sat 22 Jul 2023

Nijmegen

Celebrated as the oldest city in the Netherlands - over 2,000 years old now - Nijmegen is a city filled with life despite its years.

Cruises around Europe

Veere Sun 23 Jul 2023

Cruises around Europe

Veere is a municipality with a population of 22,000 and a town with a population of 1,500 in the southwestern Netherlands, in the region of Walcheren in the province of Zeeland.

Cruises around Europe

Rotterdam Mon 24 Jul 2023

Cruises around Europe

Rotterdam is a major port city in the Dutch province of South Holland. The Maritime Museum's vintage ships and exhibits trace the city's seafaring history. The 17th-century Delfshaven neighborhood is home to canalside shopping and Pilgrim Fathers Church, where pilgrims worshiped before sailing to America. After being almost completely reconstructed following WWII, the city is now known for bold, modern architecture.

Schoonhoven Mon 24 Jul 2023

Schoonhoven is a city in South Holland surrounded by a canal with a population of just under 12,000 in 2014.

Zaandam

Zaandam Tue 25 Jul 2023

Zaandam

Zaandam is a city in the province of North Holland, Netherlands. It is the main city of the municipality of Zaanstad, and received city rights in 1811. It is located on the river Zaan, just north of Amsterdam.

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands Tue 25 Jul 2023

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Although equally famous for its rebellious contemporary edginess, Amsterdam is a picturesque city with a fascinating history and rich artistic heritage.

What's included *

  • Elegantly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with luxurious amenities from Hermes and L’Occitane en Provence
  • In-suite butler service on all ships in Europe (not available in Russia & Portugal)
  • Stays at luxurious and centrally located five-star hotels where applicable
  • All gratuities on board and ashore including local guides and bus drivers (gratuities included vary in Russia and Asia)
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Unlimited beverages on board including local wines, sparkling wines and champagne, craft beer and premium spirits (inclusions vary for Russia and Asia)
  • A variety of on board dining experiences with open seating and a casual-elegant dress code
  • Local entertainment & insightful lectures on board
  • Ship-wide Wi-Fi access (excludes Russia & Asia)
  • Fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local guides
  • Services of a dedicated Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
  • SAVE up to 10% when you book by 31st December 2021
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 30th November 2021 and receive a John Lewis Gift Card worth up to £75

Book today and earn up to £97.18 off your next ROL Cruise booking

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Classic

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

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French Balcony

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) with a French balcony Handcrafted Savoir of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

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Lavishly appointed riverview suite (214 sq ft - 20 sq m) with a French balcony Handcrafted Savoir of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers Additional special amenities and services

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The Ship - River Empress

  • Occupancy130
  • Length361 ft (110.03 m)
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The cosmopolitan style of River Empress, with its rich jewel tones and vibrant atmosphere, is certain to captivate you. Whether you’re dining in the ship’s sleek restaurant—reminiscent of a New York jazz and supper club—or relaxing over a cup of tea on the Sun Deck as you gaze out at the 360-degree view, there is no better or more relaxing way to travel through the scenic heartland of Europe.

Experience the Difference

  • 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 4.9/5.
  • 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

Frequently Asked Questions about Uniworld River Cruises

Does Uniworld have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Uniworld does have a flexible cancellation policy. Uniworld are currently allowing guests to change or suspend their cruise up to 60 days prior to departure on their European and exotic sailings departing in 2021.

Guests can rebook to any future cruise through to 2022.

Alternatively, guests can choose to receive a Future Cruise Credit equal to the number of funds received by Uniworld at the time of cancellation. The Future Cruise Credit can be used towards any 2021 or 2022 Uniworld sailing.

Please note Airfares booked through Uniworld are subject to airline cancellation fees. Further Cruise Line Terms & conditions apply. Standard cancellation rules apply for 2022 departures. 


Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Uniworld ship?

If travelling aboard one of Uniworld's sailings departing prior to 31st December 2022 all guests will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required at the time of embarkation until further notice. Guests under 12 will be exempt but will need to provide a negative PCR or antigen test result taken within 72 hours of travel. 


Is there a dress code on board?

The dress code on board is smart casual. Uniworld River Cruises recommend wearing comfortable clothing and packing for a range of weather conditions.


Do Uniworld cater for special diets?

Uniworld River Cruises cater for most dietary needs (e.g. low fat, low calorie, gluten free, sugar free, vegetarian) as long they are alerted in advance. Please call us prior to sailing so we can inform Uniworld River Cruises.


Is there Wi-Fi on board?

Select ships offer complimentary Wi-Fi access.


Can I book shore excursions once on board?

Additional shore excursions can be booked with your Cruise Manager once on board.


Can I smoke on board?

Smoking is permitted on board each ship but restricted to the sun decks only. This policy applies to all forms of smoking materials including vapor e-cigarettes.


How do gratuities work?

Gratuities are included in the price of your cruise.


Last Updated: 05/05/2021

* Terms & Conditions

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2023 Early Booking Savings promotion is valid for new, individual bookings on select 2023 itineraries and departure dates only, made between 15 June 2021 and 31 December 2021. Saving amount differs when flights are included. Offer applies to full-fare bookings only. Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed.

John Lewis Gift Card is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Ocean View cabin or above by 8pm 30th November 2021. The amount is tiered on cabin grade booked.

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