Fly Free on select 2019 Europe cruises with Avalon Waterways

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Receive free flights from select Canadian gateways!

FLY FREE on select 2019

Europe Cruises


Based on May 14 and August 6, 2019 departure dates in cabin category D.

Many other departure dates and itineraries available.


  • Featured price is per person, land/cruise only, in Canadian dollars, based on double occupancy, on the departure days indicated and includes all taxes and fees (port charges)
  • Free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YYC and YVR
  • Other gateway cities available for $299 CAD/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees)


Book a select 2019 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YYC & YVR. Other gateway cities available for $299/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free air offer is based on lowest-priced economy class Flex airfare available for booking at time of reservation and scheduled to coincide with cruise itinerary; pre-assigned airline seats are limited and may not be available on all air segments.  Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travellers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under deposit between August 29 - October 23, 2018 and paid in full by October 30, 2018. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air and group air contracts. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit. Not applicable on Royal Suites.  Promotional discounts do not carry forward on voluntarily changed air bookings; other promotions at time of change may be available. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to ticketed air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) also subject to airfare differentials between originally ticketed air itinerary and re-ticketed air itinerary. Additional airline baggage fees may apply; visit for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to return travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands.  Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only.


Day 1: Active Discovery on the Rhône

Arles, France (Embarkation)

Bienvenue en France! Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.
Onboard welcome reception.

Day 2: Port-Saint-Louis

Oysters and Flamingos in the Rhône Delta

Choice of excursion to a local oyster farm with tasting, or either guided hike or bike tour through the Camargue Regional Natural Park.

Day 3: Arles

A Master Class, Mysterious Images, and a Matador in Provence

Choice of guided tour in Arles, meet a local bullfighter, or guided hike through the Hell Valley and visit Carrière de Lumières, or painting workshop.

Day 4: Avignon

Essential Oils and Ancient Roman Aqueducts

Choice of guided tour in Avignon, or guided bike tour with wine tasting, or visit the Museum of Aromas and Perfume.

Day 5: Viviers - Lock Bollène

River Gorge Canoes, Underground Wines, and Nighttime Ghost Stories

Choice of guided canoe trip down the Gorges de l’Ardèche, or guided hike in the Natural Reserve of Cirque d’Estre, or visit lock Bollène and its power plant, or guided speleological excursion with wine tasting in the caves, or visit the Crocodile Farm; evening guided tour of Viviers.

Day 6: Tournon/Tain-l’Hermitage

Chocolatiers and Railway Engineers in the Twin City Gorge

Choice of rail-bike tour, or guided hike in the vineyards, or guided tour of Tournon, or visit the Valrhona factory and museum; onboard cooking demonstration; evening guided tour of Lyon.

Day 7: Lyon

A Festival of Colors, Aromas, and Taste

Choice of culinary tour, or Saucisson brioché culinary workshop, or guided nature walk in Parc de la Tête d’Or.

Day 8: Lyon (Disembarkation)

Your vacation ends this morning.

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