Europe River Cruising 2023 Early Release Offers

Book with confidence and peace of mind

Europe River Cruising 2023 Super Earlybird & Earlybird Offers 

With Scenic, the difference is in the details. We are proud to draw upon 35 years of innovating and placing you, our guests, at the heart of everything we do. You’ll enjoy more than a five-star river cruise...  it’s truly all-inclusive luxury in a class of its own. 
 
With a maximum of 163 guests and an abundance of public spaces, your Scenic Space-Ship will provide an intimate environment for you to relax between your adventures in some of Europe’s most remarkable regions. On board, you can expect impeccable service, inviting hospitality, world-class dining and a truly all-inclusive river cruise tailored to your every whim. 

Book for 2023 at 2022 prices
Book now with confidence for 2023 with our Early Release Super Earlybird and Earlybird Offers, valid for sale until 19 October 2021. Secure your river cruise in 2023 at 2022 prices. Learn more about these offers below.

How to book your 2023 river cruise
Europe river cruises for 2023 are not currently available to book on our website. Please refer to our 2022 itineraries as a guide (subject to change for 2023). Speak to your local Scenic Travel Advisor or our reservations team on 138 128 for more information or to book.

Book with Confidence Inclusions

We appreciate that you have invested a lot of time into planning your Europe river cruise and we want to reassure you that with Scenic, you can book with confidence. 
  • Flexible Booking Policy‡
    With our Flexible Booking Policy, for new 2023 river cruise bookings, you can defer or cancel your travel plans by transferring to an alternate departure date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to your cruise commencing with no Scenic Group fees (third party fees may apply). Excludes Russia.
  • Deposit Protection Plan^
    Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan (DPP) valued at $125pp for 2023 Europe river cruises has been included for new bookings made before 19 October 2021. Excludes Russia. Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.

Add Risk-Free Platinum Protection Plan

  • Platinum Protection Plan†
    Take advantage of our Platinum Protection Plan (PPP) for $395pp for 2023 river cruises. By adding this plan, you are covered if you are unable to travel due to health reasons, or your travel plans are impacted by COVID-19, up to 31 days prior to departure with a 100% refund (less airline cancellation fees and PPP cost), or a 70% refund between 15 and 30 days prior to departure (less PPP cost).

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For more information about our Cruise with Confidence and health and safety policies visit scenic.com.au/assurance.

Super Earlybird Offers

It pays to book early with our Super Earlybird offers. Secure the best available offer, your preferred travel date and suite for travel in 2023 with either:
  • Save an extra $1,000pp
    on your Diamond or Sapphire Deck Suite cruise fare on selected Scenic Space-Ship cruises of 11 days or longer#
  • Save an extra $500pp
    on your Jewel Deck Standard Suite (no balcony) cruise fare on selected Scenic Space-Ship cruises of 11 days or longer#

Note: #To receive Super Earlybird offer final payment is due 12 months prior to departure. Super Earlybird Offers are strictly limited and available on selected departures and suites. Once sold out, the Earlybird Offers apply (subject to availability). For river cruises not included in this offer, including shorter duration cruises and Russia waterways cruising, view our Earlybird offers. Offers can be combined with Earlybird Flights Included Offer but cannot be combined with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time. Super Earlybird Offers are for new bookings only and not available for bookings using a Future Travel Credit (FTC) Voucher. Book by 19 October 2021, unless sold out prior. 

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Earlybird Offers

Book by 19 October 2021, unless sold out prior, to take advantage of our 2023 Earlybird Offers. 
  • Business Class Air Credit of $2,000pp
    Book a Diamond & Sapphire deck suite on selected 2023 Europe, France & Russia river cruises of 11 days or longer and receive a Business Class Air Credit of $2,000* pp (Portugal Business Class Air Credit of $1,800pp)
  • Economy Class Flights Included
    up to the value of $2,000pp ($1,800pp for Portugal) on all cruises of 11 days or longer*
  • Fly Economy Class for $1,495pp
    on all cruises of 8 days≈
  • 50% OFF Single Supplement
    on selected suites on Scenic Space-Ship cruises of 11 days or longer✦
  • Save 5%
    on your cruise price when booking two or more cruises back-to-back✚

Super Earlybird & Earlybird Offers - 2023 at 2022 prices

 Super Earlybird Offers – book and pay in full 12 months prior to departure  Earlybird Offers
Flights - Economy Class Economy Class Flights Included 
up to the value of $2,000pp ($1,800pp for Portugal) on selected cruises of 11 days or longer* 
Economy Class Flights Included
up to the value of $2,000pp ($1,800pp for Portugal) on suites on selected cruises of 11 days or longer* 
Flights - Business Class  Business Class Air Credit of $2,000* pp (Portugal Business Class Air Credit of $1,800pp) on Diamond/Sapphire Deck suites on selected cruises of 11 days or longer Business Class Air Credit of $2,000* pp (Portugal Business Class Air Credit of $1,800pp) on Diamond/Sapphire Deck suites on selected cruises of 11 days or longer 
Bonus Discount PLUS Save an extra $1,000#pp on your Balcony Suite cruise fare or an extra $500#pp on your Standard Suite on selected cruises of 11 days or longer 
 
Deposit Protection Plan    
Flexibility Booking Policy    
Platinum Protection Plan  $395pp upgrade $395pp upgrade 
Book before  19 October 2021 19 October 2021 

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Use the 2022 itineraries as your guide to 2023

Rhine, Main & Danube river cruises

France river cruises

Portugal river cruises

Start planning your truly all-inclusive river cruise

To secure your Super Earlybird Offer call our Luxury Travel Experts today on 138 128, or select your preferred cruise, departure date and suite and book online today

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.

Earlybird offers
*≈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
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.

✚ Booking two or more cruises back-to-back

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 2021Offer 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.