Christmas Markets River Cruise Quilt Exploration

7 Days • December 6 – 13, 2020
Visit Europe's famed Christmas Markets in four countries—Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany—with fellow quilters and renowned instructor, Karen Combs.
Europe Quilt Exploration

Cruise Pricing

We are pleased to offer a special cruise rate for all passengers aboard the 2020 Christmas Markets River Cruise Quilt Exploration.

Your Quilt Exploration includes:

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies) with a computer for free Wi-Fi internet access and an entertainment on demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music. All staterooms feature a mini-fridge, desk and sitting area and bottled water replenished daily
  • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore and a fitness room. Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar with Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks, tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances, regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Immersive tours in every destination with personal headset for easy exploration
  • Quilting activities and "sewcial" parties
  • Your choice of shore excursions in every port; gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes, Local Flavors tours and knowledgeable guides
  • Transfer from ship in Vilshofen via Regensburg with walking tour and Christmas Market and then to Prague

Your cabin

Your cabin will be modern and cheery whether you choose a river view stateroom or a stateroom or suite with a private verandah. Each large cabin has a river view, two lower beds (which can be arranged into a Queen or Twin beds), a TV, telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer, individual climate control and a bathroom with a shower.

Prices & cabin options

Room Type Cost Per Person (Double Occupancy) Cost Per Person (Single Occupancy)
River View – E (205 sq ft w/ fixed window) $3,499 $5,199
River View – D (205 sq ft w/ fixed window) $4,029 $5,999
Verandah – AB (252 sq ft w/ private verandah) $5,509 $8,199
Verandah – SB (355 sq ft w/ private verandah) $6,609 $9,849
Verandah – SA (355 sq ft w/ private verandah) $7,009 $10,449
Grand Suite – GS (474 sq ft w/ private verandah) $10,609 $15,849
Owner's Suite – SA (710 sq ft w/ private veranda) $13,609 $20,349

Rates are per person, cruise only. If you are a single and would like to share a cabin, we can assist you with finding a roommate. Staterooms do not accommodate more than two people.

Costs not covered in the cruise price

Port taxes are an additional $189.00 per person. Other items not covered in the cruise cost are airfare, transfers to/from airport, pre or post hotel stays not listed, gratuities, plus items of a personal nature such as photographs, laundry, massage, cocktails and premium alcoholic beverages except during Sip and Sail cocktail hour. Other fees may apply.

The purchase of trip cancellation, travel accident and baggage insurance is strongly recommended. For specific rate information, please click here.

Deposit & final payment

A deposit of $600 per person is needed to guarantee your reservation ($100 per person is non-refundable). Final payment will be due no later than July 7, 2020. Payments may be made by check (payable to AAA Travel), or by major credit card.


Once deposit has been made the following charges will apply (broken out by days before departure):
121-90 days or more prior to departure: $600.00 per person
89-60 days prior to departure: $100.00 plus 35% of full fare per person
59-30 days prior to departure: $100.00 plus 50% of full fare per person
29-0 days prior to departure: 100% of full fare