With all-inclusive river cruise fares, it’s fairly standard practice to include port charges in the package. Some companies bundles these fees in the fare even when it’s not an all-inclusive river … [Read more...] about Port Charges: Which River Cruise Companies Include Them in the Fare? (2018 Update)
Trouble viewing? Click Anne-Marie Barge Cruise to view in Vimeo.I’ve chartered a barge for an adventure in the south of France beginning June 19, 2015. The barge carries only 24 people, so space … [Read more...] about New Video Detailing My June Barge Trip In France
Airport transfer fees are almost always included in your river cruise fare if you book air travel through the cruise line. Even if you don’t, the fees may still be part of the package. It just depends … [Read more...] about Airport Transfer Fees: Which River Cruise Companies Include Them in the Fare?
Are shore excursions or tours included in the river cruise fare? It depends. While shore excursions are often an add-on for ocean cruises, they are pretty much the norm for river cruises in all … [Read more...] about Shore Excursions: Which River Cruise Companies Include Them in the Fare?
Prepaid gratuities may or may not be bundled with an all-inclusive river cruise package. But did you know there are varying degrees of gratuities? What probably comes to mind for most people is the … [Read more...] about Prepaid Gratuities: Which River Cruise Companies Include Them in the Fare?
There is a fairly wide variation among river cruise companies with regard to what is included in the cruise fare. Some companies are much more inclusive than others. Although, the trend in the … [Read more...] about All-Inclusive River Cruises: How Are They Defined?