Leading River Cruise Company Rolls Out Limited-Time Offers Including Free Airfare or 20% Cruise Savings for Guests

Calabasas, CA – (July 6, 2022) – Award-winning luxury river cruise line AmaWaterways today announced the launch of several limited-time offers in honor of its 20th anniversary, providing travelers with unprecedented opportunities to save on 2022 river cruise vacations. Those seeking unforgettable, authentic explorations along the world’s beautiful rivers can now take advantage of free roundtrip airfare from all gateways in the U.S. and Canada or enjoy 20% savings on the total cruise fare on any 2022 Europe and Mekong sailings.

In celebration of the 20th anniversary, travelers can now take advantage of special promotions*, which are available on new reservations made between July 1 and September 30 for travel during 2022:

Free Roundtrip Airfare Plus $20 Per Person Reduced Deposit

Guests who reserve any 2022 Europe or Mekong cruise by September 30, 2022, will receive free roundtrip, economy airfare from all gateways in the U.S. and Canada. Plus, travelers can secure their booking with a reduced deposit of just $20 per person.

20% Sailing Savings

For guests who have already reserved their airfare or have air credits to use, AmaWaterways is offering 20% savings on the total cruise fare for all new 2022 Europe and Mekong sailings.

Double Loyalty Savings

In recognition of its loyal guests, AmaWaterways is offering Double Loyalty Savings exclusive to past guests. Past guests can enjoy a $200 per person discount on all new reservations for 2022 Europe and Mekong sailings, and this offer can be combined with the free roundtrip, economy airfare and $20 per person reduced deposit promotions.

Solo Traveler Single Supplement

Travelers seeking a solo journey can enjoy a reduced 20% single supplement on new reservations for 2022 Europe and Mekong sailings in select stateroom categories.

“As we proudly celebrate the past 20 years, our hearts are filled with immense joy and appreciation for our travel partners and loyal guests who have made our remarkable journey even more rewarding than we could have ever imagined,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. “When Rudi Schreiner, Jimmy Murphy and I founded AmaWaterways in 2002, we committed to putting love at the heart of everything we do, and that means honoring our relationships with valued travel partners and treating every guest like they are part of our family. Through the introduction of these special 20thanniversary offers, we hope to warmly welcome new and familiar faces aboard as we commemorate this incredible milestone!”

Founded in 2002 by river cruise pioneers Rudi Schreiner, Kristin Karst and the late Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways has earned a reputation for transforming the river cruise industry by introducing innovative ship designs, curating one-of-a-kind itineraries and providing award-winning, locally sourced cuisine, along with impeccable guest service. The company has expanded to breathtaking rivers in a multitude of destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, Egypt and Colombia (2024) aboard a growing fleet of more than 25 custom-designed ships including the revolutionary AmaMagna. This year, AmaWaterways welcomed the arrival of its 2022 season with strong reservations and incredible pent-up demand. In 2023, the river cruise line will continue its path of innovation with the launch of the longest-river cruise itinerary, the 46-night Seven River Journey through seven European countries.

“The past 20 years have been a remarkable period of growth for AmaWaterways, and we have many exciting plans in place that will continue to raise the bar in the areas of personalization, sustainability and innovation for many more years to come,” said Schreiner, president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. “We are always thinking about new opportunities that will give our guests the very best experience possible and look forward to embarking upon more voyages around the world with them soon.”

*Terms and Conditions apply. Please consult website for details on each offer.

For more information, visit AmaWaterways.com/20thAnniversaryOffer. To book an AmaWaterways river cruise, contact your preferred Travel Advisor, call 1.800.626.0126 or visit AmaWaterways.com. Follow AmaWaterways on Facebook at Facebook.com/AmaWaterways, Instagram @AmaWaterways, Twitter @AmaWaterways, and YouTube at YouTube.com/AmaWaterways.

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About AmaWaterways

Family-owned and operated for almost 20 years, AmaWaterways offers unparalleled river cruise experiences with 26 custom-designed ships sailing Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône, Seine, Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, and Dutch and Belgian Waterways; Southeast Asia’s Mekong River; Africa’s Chobe River; Egypt’s Nile River and Colombia’s Magdalena River (2024).Co-founded and led by pioneering river cruise executives Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, the company is renowned for its extraordinarily warm and welcoming crew; innovative and sustainable  ship design; its wellness activities including a wide choice of included small group shore excursions featuring biking and hiking options; and its award-winning, locally sourced cuisine with complimentary fine wine. Modern, spacious and tastefully decorated, most ships welcome an average of just 150 guests and feature onboard amenities such as a stunning Main Lounge, specialty Chef’s Table restaurant, hair and massage salons, a Sun Deck walking track with heated outdoor swimming pools with swim-up bars. AmaWaterways leads the river cruise industry in innovation highlighted with the launch of the revolutionary AmaMagna, and the introduction of the history-making Seven River Journey itineraries. The company also offers a variety of themed sailings and brand relationships, with sailings geared towards active travelers and families as well as group and charter options.

With the highest-rated ships in Europe according to the third edition of Berlitz: River Cruising in Europe & the USA, AmaWaterways has received countless honors and accolades including Travel + Leisure’s 2020 World’s Best Award for “Best River Cruise Line” and Departures’ 2020 Legend Award for “Best Luxury Cruising Experiences This Year.” In addition, 20 ships in AmaWaterways’ European fleet have received the prestigious Green Award certification for industry-leading safety, quality and environmental performance.

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