Emerald Waterways

In partnership with DC Thomson Travel

DC Thomson exclusive offer
Emerald Waterways have partnered with DC Thomson Travel to provide the upmost inclusions and benefits to our specially selected, award-winning river cruises, at no extra cost. Benefit from a delectable selection of dining options, horizon-expanding excursions, flights, transfers, tips and more. You can now save up to £2,400 per couple and enjoy free on board credit and unlimited free drinks on board all day, every day, exclusively for readers. PLUS, pay for your holiday in full by 31st December 2019 to receive an extra early payment discount of £250 per couple..

Travel with Emerald Waterways

Sail on board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, where state-of-the-art innovation and a deluxe cruising experience bring the highlights of an ocean cruise to the intimacy of Europe and Asia’s most celebrated rivers. Every finishing touch and sumptuous flourish on board our floating boutique hotels has been considered to provide unrivalled comfort, from a flat screen TV and infotainment system and Wi-Fi in your suite, to spectacular innovations like our transformational pool and cinema area.


We want you to have complete peace-of-mind when travelling with Emerald Waterways, so our promise of exceptional EmeraldVALUE ensures all you have to worry about it enjoying your holiday. Let us inspire you, as we prove why we’re award-winners at what we do.


Exclusive River Cruise Offers

Save up to £1,050 per couple + direct flights

8-Day Holland & Belgium in Bloom with Carol Klein & Joe Swift

Amsterdam > Amsterdam

From £1,820 per person

Departing 10th April 2020 

A fascinating trip through time, this wonderful itinerary acknowledges the history of working Dutch communities, dating as far back as the 13th century, before an excursion to the Storm Surge Barrier exemplifies the excellence of modern technology. Discover what attracts art-lovers to Antwerp’s intriguing medieval heart, before technicolour Amsterdam and Keukenhof Gardens create a lasting impression on the senses.


*Please note that prices shown on each itinerary page will not include your exclusive discount 

Save up to £1,350 per couple

8-Day Danube Explorer

Passau > Budapest

From £1,770 per person
Departing March – August 2020

The iconic Danube river guides you on a gentle journey, enabling you to soak up Europe’s cultural wonders at leisure. Sail the picturesque Wachau Valley to enchanting Dürnstein. Visit the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned, drive around Vienna’s famous Ringstrasse to view the city’s marvellous architecture, and let inspiring Budapest tell tales of its past, while proudly looking forward to the future.

 

*Please note that prices shown on each itinerary page will not include your exclusive discount 

Save up to £1,550 per couple

8-Day Flavours of Burgundy and Provence

Lyon > Lyon

From £1,920 per person
Departing July – August 2020

 

An itinerary for the foodies. In Tournus, embark on a hunt for truffles with a local farmer. Enjoy wine-tasting in Burgundy, sail the Rhône to Tain l’Hermitage for a  hike through its vineyards and a visit to the Valrhona Cité du Chocolat museum. Attend an exclusive Provençal dinner prepared on board by our special guest chef, Fabien Morreale, and delight the taste buds on a gourmet walking tour of Avignon. Taste the famous red wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and conclude back in Lyon for a gourmet city tour. 

*Please note that prices shown on each itinerary page will not include your exclusive discount 

Save up to £1,350 per couple + direct flights

8-Day Jewels of the Rhine

Amsterdam > Basel

From £1,670 per person
Departing May – October 2020

 
Explore modern and quintessential Holland on a glass-top canal boat cruise, before sailing the countryside witnessing windmills and tulip fields. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Cologne and the juxtaposition of ancient Koblenz, continuing upstream to Heidelberg for a wine-tasting. Soak up Strasbourg’s beautiful architecture on a guided tour and, in Breisach, attend a Black Forest gateau presentation with tasting, and visit a typical Black Forest village.


*Please note that prices shown on each itinerary page will not include your exclusive discount.

Save up to £2,650 per couple

15-Day Majestic Mekong River Cruise

Siem Reap > Ho Chi Minh 

From £2,970 per person
Departing July 2020 – May 2021 

 

Your journey begins in Siem Reap. Where early mornings and ancient architecture promise to be the perfect combination. Angkor Wat is sure to fascinate, as is Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm. Then your journey along the majestic Mekong introduces Phnom Penh where you’re invited to a family-owned silk-producing factory and to attend a scarf-weaving workshop in Long Khanh Island. Continue onwards before leaving your Star-Ship at Ho Chi Minh City for a two night luxury stay.


*Please note that prices shown on each itinerary page will not include your exclusive discount 
What to expect with Emerald Waterways
DC Thomson

Terms and conditions: All of our holidays are subject to availability. Prices advertised is per cabin, based on two people sharing our lowest priced available cabins, departing in 2020, in low season and include relevant discounts. Supplements apply for single travellers, upgraded cabins and other departure dates. Our offers are not combinable and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. All offers are valid for new bookings only, made between 1st September and 15th October 2019. Our itineraries, hotels, dates and inclusions are subject to change. We recommend you seek independent advice regarding visas and vaccinations. 2020 European river cruise offer: *Savings of up to £2,650 per couple includes £250 Early Payment Discount, and valid for new 2020 and 2021 bookings on selected dates on Majestic Mekong bookings only. Savings of up to £1,550 per couple includes £250 Early Payment Discount and valid for new 2020 Flavours of Burgundy and Provence river cruise bookings only. Savings of up to £1,350 per couple includes £250 Early Payment Discount, and valid for new 2020 Tulips and the Rhine and Danube Explorer river cruise bookings only. Savings of up to £1050 per couple includes £250 Early Payment Discount, and valid for new 2020 Holland and Belgium in Bloom river with Carol Klein cruise bookings. ^Unlimited free drinks on board is valid for all new bookings on the advertised river cruises on selected dates and excludes Champagne, wine by the bottle and cabin mini-bar. Early Payment Discount of £250 per couple is valid for new 2020 river cruise bookings only when the balance is paid in full by 31st December 2019. The on board credit amount is €150 on European river cruises and $150 (USD) on the South East Asia river cruise. On board credit is per cabin and will be deducted from your final bill upon departure. Direct flights are available to and from Amsterdam only and are subject to availability. For full booking conditions click here. E&OE.