2023 Early Release General Information & Conditions. Please read carefully before booking.
#Super Earlybird Offers
#Save an extra $1,000pp on your Balcony Suite or $500pp on your Standard Suite cruise fare PLUS Economy Class Flights Included up to the value of $2,000pp on selected Scenic Space-Ship cruises of 11 days or longer
Economy Flights Included is up to the airfare value of $2,000 per person for Rhine, Main, Danube & France cruises and up to the airfare value of $1,800 per person on Portugal Cruises of 11 days or longer. All airfare offers are ex SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL/PER on an airline of Scenic’s choosing. If required economy airfare is greater than $2,000pp (or $1,800pp for Portugal), air surcharges will apply. Flights must be booked by Scenic. Airfare deals are scheduled for travel to best suit tour departure and conclusion dates on available scheduled flights. Any requests outside our dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. Save an extra $1,000 per person Super Earlybird offers are available on Sapphire & Diamond Deck suites only, excluding the Single Balcony Suite (Category BS). For Standard Suites on the Jewel Deck (no balcony), a Super Earlybird Discount of $500 per person is applicable. Super Earlybird offers are for new bookings only and not available for bookings using a Future Travel Credit (FTC) Voucher. Excludes Russia and all cruises up to 10 days. Full payment is due 12 months prior to departure for Super Earlybird offers to apply. Once sold out or if full payment is not received the standard Earlybird offers, Scenic Savings or best available offer will apply.
*≈Offers are subject to availability and not combinable with other offers. A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within 7 days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due by 27 April 2022 or 11 months prior to departure, whichever comes first.
*Business Class Air Credit of $2,000 per person (or $1,800pp for Portugal), is available for guests on the Diamond and Sapphire decks on selected Rhine, Main & Danube, Russia, Portugal or France River Cruises of 11 days or longer. Flights must be booked by Scenic. Guests are required to pay the remainder of the airfare once the discount of $2,000pp (or $1,800pp for Portugal) is applied. This offer is combinable with Super Earlybird Offers only.
*Economy Flights Included up to the value of $2,000pp*
Flights Included offer is up to the airfare value of $2,000 per person on all Rhine, Main & Danube, Russia or France River Cruises of 11 days or longer and up to the airfare value of $1,800 per person on Portugal Cruises of 11 days or longer and is based on Economy Class offer with an airline of Scenic’s choosing. Offer is subject to availability and not combinable with other offers. If the required airfare is greater than $2,000pp (or $1,800pp for Portugal), air surcharges will apply. A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within 7 days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due by 30 November 2021 or 11 months prior to departure, whichever comes first.
≈Fly for $1,495 per person
✚ Booking two or more cruises back-to-back
Fly for $1,495 per person offer are based on wholesale airfares in Economy Class with an airline of Scenic’s choosing and are available on all departures featuring cruises of 8 days and are subject to availability.
Flights and Ticketing
Dependent on departure date and time of booking the required airfare may be too far in advance to book with the appropriate airline. The flight quote including air taxes and surcharges will be advised once all air sectors are confirmed. Total cost is final only at time of ticketing, should taxes increase from time of reservation a surcharge will apply. All Earlybird airfare deals are subject to availability and scheduled for travel to meet the brochure tour departure dates and ports. Any requests outside of the tour dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. Once issued, air tickets are subject to amendment and cancellation fees as established by Scenic including any applicable airline fees.
✦ Solo Travellers
Book a suite on selected 2023 Scenic Space-Ship departures of 11 days or longer and receive 50% off the single supplement. 50% off Single Supplement is available on any suite type excluding Royal and Junior Suites and is not applicable to the land portion of the journey. The offer does not apply to Portugal or Russia river cruises and is strictly limited, available until sold out or withdrawn, and not combinable with any other offers, excluding Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan.
Save 5% on your cruise price when booking two or more consecutive cruises back-to-back and in the same booking. Discount is based on cruise content and suite upgrades only and excludes port charges and taxes, air and any other additional items.
‡Flexible Booking Policy
To ensure guests can book with confidence, for all new 2023 bookings Scenic Group are including a Flexible Booking Policy which allows guests to defer travel and transfer to an alternate departure or itinerary or cancel up to 60 days prior to travel, with no Scenic Group fees (3rd party fees may apply). For cancellations, the value of the booking will be applied as a Future Travel Credit (FTC) which is valid for 24 months. This flexible booking and cancellation policy excludes Russia, Canada, South America, Australia and New Zealand land touring. Please note, final payment due date will remain as per booking conditions; however, this flexible policy allows changes to be made up to 60 days prior to travel.
^Deposit Protection Plan
Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan (DPP) has been included for 2023 Europe river cruise bookings before 19 October 2021. Offer is subject to availability and can withdrawn at any time. The DPP is provided at a cost of $125 per person per tour or cruise, $200 per person per tour or cruise on Emerald Azzurra voyages and $250 per person per cruise on Scenic Eclipse voyages. The DPP is not available on Russian cruises, Russian cruise tours, Amazon and Galapagos cruises and Dalmatia cruises. Where You cancel a tour or cruise prior to the invoiced final Payment Date, and the Deposit Protection Plan applies, We will hold Your deposit, less any third party cancellation and/or administrative fees incurred by Us, for Our tour products only, (i.e. not products provided by third parties such as air travel), then We will credit the remainder of the deposit towards an alternative tour product, if You book within 24 months of cancellation. If Your tour or cruise is suspended the terms and conditions of the suspension will be applicable to Your booking and the cost of the DPP and all funds being held will be moved into a Future Travel Credit. The DPP is not combinable with any other exceptional discounts or offers, that may be promoted at the time You pay Your deposit. If You do not rebook within 24 months, or utilise all of Your Deposit, it will be forfeited. If You have booked a tour with an applicable Fly Deal or other Earlybird Offer, any airline cancellation fees will be deducted from the deposit amount if flights have been ticketed. The Deposit Protection Plan does not, nor is it intended to, replace travel insurance.
Policy is effective for new bookings made from 29 June 2021.
†Platinum Protection Plan
The Platinum Protection Plan (“PPP”) is available for new river and ocean cruising bookings for travel after 1 January 2022 for Scenic and Emerald Cruises (“Eligible Booking”). The PPP must be purchased together with the Eligible Booking at time such booking is made and may not be added at a later date. The PPP is not available on Russian cruises, Russian cruise tours, Amazon and Galapagos cruises or land tours and the PPP is also not available to new bookings using a Future Travel Credit. If you have purchased the PPP with an Eligible Booking, and your Eligible Booking is cancelled due to a one or more Prescribed Reasons, any time on or before 31 days prior to your prior to the date your journey commences with Us, including flight arrangements, we will refund the cost of your Eligible Booking, less the PPP Fee, airline cancellation fees, if any and travel agent administration fees; or if cancellation occurs at any time on or after 30 days but no later than 15 days prior to your prior to the date your journey commences with Us, including flight arrangements due to one or more Prescribed Reasons, we will refund 70% of the cost of your Eligible Booking, after deducting the PPP Fee and travel agent administration fees. If you have booked a cruise with an applicable Fly Deal or other Earlybird Offer, any airline cancellation fees will be deducted from the refund amount if flights have been ticketed. The PPP is not an insurance policy and does not, nor is it intended to, replace any travel insurance or cancellation and interruption insurance. For full terms please see scenic.com.au/ppp
For full terms and conditions visit scenic.com.au/terms.