Incredible savings on Titan’s Second edition 2015 World’s Best River Cruises brochure in partnership with Uniworld
With 36 itineraries showcased, offering more choice than ever before, guests can look forward to sailing some of the grandest and most scenic waterways of Europe, Russia, China, Vietnam and Cambodia, aboard Uniworld’s fleet of exquisitely appointed floating boutique-style hotels. With an average capacity of 130 guests and the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry, all the 5-star vessels are designed by Red Carnation Hotels and include original works of art, antiques and elegant furnishings.
Some of the most impressive savings can be found on the 17-day cruise and tour to explore the ‘Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong’. There can be no more striking a cultural contrast than between bustling Vietnam and the tranquillity of Cambodia. This once-in-a-lifetime trip sails down the Mekong River from My Tho in Vietnam through the diverse countryside of Cambodia, before passengers disembark to travel to Siem Reap, gateway to the ancient Angkor Wat Temple Complex. It now costs from £3,949 per person based on 17th March 2015 departure (saving £1,350 per person if booked by 31st December 2014), with even larger savings available on other departure dates, the cost includes scheduled direct flights, 7 nights’ full board accommodation on board the River Orchid, 7 nights in hotels transfers, complimentary drinks with meals, excursions, English-speaking local guides, entertainment and lectures and Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service.
Closer to home, but still offering an incredible saving is the ‘European Serenade’ itinerary, a 14-day cruise from Vienna to Amsterdam. Taking in the music and culture of some of Europe’s grandest cities, and sailing past fairy-tale villages and the stunning scenery of the Rhine and Danube, this all-inclusive cruise now costs from £3,229 per person based on 12th June 2015 departure (saving £1,000 per person if booked by 31st December 2014) and includes scheduled direct flights, a 13-night all-inclusive cruise on board the River Queen, all transfers, unlimited beverages on board, all gratuities on board and ashore, excursions with English-speaking guides, complimentary Internet access & Wi-Fi on board and Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service.
And for those who want a holiday packed with history and medieval beauty, the 8-day ‘Castles along the Rhine’ itinerary offers the chance to explore the breath-taking landscapes and fairy-tale castles of Germany’s famous river. Sailing from Amsterdam to Basel on the SS Antoinette or the River Empress, this cruise takes in vineyards, historic towns and old-world villages, plus the very best in traditional food and drink. It now costs from £1,799 per person based on 8th April 2015 departure (saving £950 per person if booked by 31st December 2014) and includes scheduled direct flights, all transfers, 7 nights’ all-inclusive cruise on board the River Empress, all transfers, unlimited beverages on board, all gratuities on board and ashore, excursions, English-speaking guides, complimentary Internet access & Wi-Fi on board and Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service.
Other highlights include the ‘Bordeaux, Vineyards and Châteaux’ cruise – the perfect holiday for lovers of fine French food and wine – which costs from £1,699 per person based on 5th April 2015 departure (saving £1,100 per person if booked before 31st December 2014).
For the first time to this brochure four new ‘escorted river cruise and tour’ itineraries add a land-based element to the classic Uniworld river cruises. Options include the 10 night ‘Spirit of Bordeaux and the Dordogne’ itinerary which is the perfect trip for wine connoisseurs adding a 3-night stay in a luxury hotel set in the world-famous vineyards of the Dordogne with a 7-night Bordeaux cruise aboard the elegant River Royale. The tour includes visits to Perigueux and the medieval village of Issigeac before joining the cruise to sail three stunning rivers – the Garonne, the Dordogne and the Gironde with wine tasting and daily excursions to the picturesque towns along the way. Departing from May to October 2015, it costs from £3,149 per person including flights, 3 nights in a hotel and 7 nights’ cruise, 26 meals, unlimited drinks on board ship, a choice of excursions, a Titan tour manager and Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service.
Other options include the 12-day ‘Legends of the Danube’ holiday, which combines a stay in the heart of Romania’s Transylvania with the 6-star luxury of a 7-night Uniworld cruise and costs from £2,949 per person based on 4th July departure; or two itineraries on the Rhine – the 10-day ‘The Beauty of the Rhine with Colourful Keukenhof’, which starts from £2,39 including stays in The Hague and Berne or the 11-day ‘Rhine Castles and Vineyards with Medieval Berne’ which includes 3 nights in Berne and the 7-night cruise from £3,449 per person.
As part of Titan’s ongoing commitment to offering unparalleled value, all 2015 European cruises excluding Russia continue to be ALL-INCLUSIVE, with holiday prices covering all gratuities (on-board and ashore), unlimited wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks throughout (excluding premium wines and spirits) and on-board internet/Wi-Fi. This enhancement invites guests to relax in the knowledge that there are no hidden extras once on-board and that these extras are offered in addition to an already unparalleled list of ‘standard’ inclusions from Zagat-recommended river-view staterooms, full board fine dining, a choice of expert-guided shore excursions at every major port of call to unique door-to-door transfers from any UK address as part of Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service.
For details or to book call Titan on 0800 988 5867 or visit www.titantravel.co.uk/uniworld
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