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British Isles & Rhine River Discovery 2025

25 Day Fly, Stay, Ocean and River Cruise Holiday with $4000 Bonus Value Including City Stays, Exclusive Package Savings & More

  • Low Deposit $999*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | September 2025

Book By 31 May 2024

Set Sail on 14 September 2025

Product Code: MC-30662

British Isles & Rhine River Discovery 2025

25 Day Fly, Stay, Ocean and River Cruise Holiday with $4000 Bonus Value Including City Stays, Exclusive Package Savings & More

  • Low Deposit $999*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | September 2025

Package Inclusions Open All

Economy flights to London returning from Amsterdam

BONUS 1 night hotel stay to explore London at your leisure

12 Night British Isles cruise from Southampton onboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 in an Balcony  Stateroom

Onboard Inclusions 

Onboard dining across a range of complimentary venues
Onboard entertainment including live music & performances
Onboard all port taxes & charges

Onboard Highlights 

Devote an indulgent hour each day to Cunard’s signature onboard afternoon tea
Enjoy delicious complimentary room service dining
Savour traditional pub favourites daily in an authentic British pub
Indulge in dance classes & onboard sporting activities
Dance the night away or dress to impress on signature gala evenings
Relax and enjoy Cunard’s classic white glove service onboard

BONUS 2 Night hotel stay to explore London at your leisure
One way flight from London to Zurich

BONUS 2 Night hotel stay to explore Zurich at your leisure
BONUS rail journey from Zurich to Basel

8 Day relaxed luxury Rhine River cruise from Amsterdam onboard Avalon Waterways
Sail in a High Deck Panorama Suite with Open Air Balcony
Enjoy an overnight stay onboard in Amsterdam

Seasonal & locally sourced A La Carte menus across flexible dining venues
Regional wine & beer with lunch & dinner + daily happy hour
Specialty onboard entertainment
BONUS Wifi onboard & prepaid gratuities
BONUS Daily on shore excursions with expert guides

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London, England

Welcome to London, the vibrant capital of the United Kingdom. A hub for lovers of history, fashion, food and art, London hosts an eclectic mix of old and new. No trip is complete without visiting the city’s treasures, enjoying a show on the West End, and tucking into a pub meal. Enjoy an overnight stay to explore vibrant city.

London (Southampton), England

Make your way to Southampton and embark your 12 night British Isles cruise  onboard Queen Mary 2 today.

At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by.

Cork, Ireland

Welcome to Cork! This energic city is a hub of constant activity and boasts Ireland’s best foodie scene. As you stroll through this colourful metropolis, don’t miss Cork City Gaol, Crawford Art Gallery, and the English Market.

At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Liverpool, England

Welcome to Liverpool, home of the Beatles. As you explore this vibrant city, don’t miss the historic Albert Dock, the incredible views from Liverpool Cathedral and, of course, the Beatles Story Museum. Finish the day with a pint of beer at one of the city’s traditional pubs. Enjoy an overnight stay onboard to explore this city.

Isle of Mull, Scotland

Welcome to Mull! Admire the colourful seafront houses of Tobermory, made famous by CBBC series Balamory. Keep your eye out for local wildlife, such as minke whales, otters, grey seals and porpoises.

Oban, Scotland

Welcome to Oban! Soak up the amazing Scottish scenery and wildlife before tucking into a local pub for some delicious seafood and a tot of whisky.

At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Inverness, Scotland

Welcome to the enthralling scenery of Scotland’s highland region, home to unspoilt wilderness and historical wonders including castles, villages and charming mountain ranges.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Welcome to the capital of Scotland! This hilly city boasts a preserved, medieval Old Town and an invigorating Georgian New Town with stunning gardens. Edinburgh Castle keeps watch over the city, withholding Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny which is used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. A must visit is Calton Hill, topped with historic memorials and monuments.

At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

London (Southampton), England

Disembark Queen Mary 2 in Southampton today. The cruise capital of Northern Europe. However, this vibrant city is more than just a cruise stop. Step back in time on a walk of the city’s old walls or learn more about the city’s maritime history at the Sea City Museum. Enjoy a 2-night hotel stay to explore the city of London.

Zurich, Switzerland

Fly from London to Zurich today. The savvy financial centre of Switzerland. Enjoy this beautiful lakefront city by taking a boat tour or strolling along the Lake Zurich Promenade. Afterwards, duck into a local café to sample some rich fondue and delectable Swiss chocolate. Enjoy a 2-night hotel stay to explore this beautiful city

Basel, Switzerland

Enjoy a scenic rail journey from Zurich to Basel today and embark your 8 day Rhine River cruise onboard Avalon Waterways.

Breisach, Germany

Welcome to Breisach, the perfect base to the mysterious Black Forest. This storybook town is the ideal gateway to uncover the wine and food-loving culture of this German region.

Strasbourg, France

Welcome to Strasbourg, the “Crossroads of Europe”. Located on the border of France and Germany, this historic town uniquely blends the traditional culinary and architectural styles of the two nations. Explore Strasbourg’s vibrant cobbled lanes and half-timbered homes, and don’t forget to delight in a pastry (or two!).

Mainz, Germany

Welcome to Mainz, famed for its old town, half-timbered houses and medieval market squares. During your stroll through the town centre, be sure to visit the Marktbrunnen Renaissance fountain, the Romanesque Mainz Cathedral and the Gutenberg Museum.

Rudesheim- Rhine Gorge, Germany

Welcome to Rudesheim, a quaint town known for its making of Riesling wines. Some of the must-see sights include Drosselgasse – a local laneway lined with shops, taverns and restaurants, Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet and Brömserburg Castle, home to the Rheingau Wine Museum.

Cologne, Germany

Welcome to Cologne, one of Germany’s oldest and most beautiful cities. A splendid mix of both old and new, spend your visit exploring both the Old Town, with its beautiful squares, local markets and historical monuments, and the modern city, which was rebuilt after World War 2. Plus, don’t miss the magnificent Gothic Cathedral, a World-Heritage listed sight!

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Welcome to Amsterdam, the 17th-century capital of Holland, famed for its picturesque canals, vibrant culture, and architectural delights. Meander through charming neighbourhoods, take a bike ride or explore historic gems like the Anne Frank House and the Hague. Enjoy an overnight stay onboard to explore this iconic city.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Disembark Avalon Waterways in Amsterdam today. Farewell Europe as you board your flight home or ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

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Important Info Open All

Ocean Cruise Sails 14 September 2025 & River Cruise sails 30 September 2025

Price based on departing from Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Extra charges apply for:

  • Adelaide ($199pp)

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please note – Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are subject to change and availability.
Seasonal and/or flight routing surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily.  Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.

Important – if your cruise holiday package is made up of consecutive back to back sailings, there is a chance that you may be allocated different cabin numbers on each voyage and may be required to change cabins throughout your journey.

Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.

Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should onboard gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

Please note: Flight deviations requested by the traveller incur a fee of $150AUD per person plus any additional airfare and or tax charges.  These will be advised by our Cruise After Sales / Air Department at the time of selecting your flights

Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have checked the Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada, and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.

Product Code: MC-30662

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Valued at $15990
Book By 31 May 2024

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