Europe River Cruising 2023 Preview Offers

Book with confidence and peace of mind

2023 Super Earlybird & Earlybird Preview Offers 

With Scenic, the difference is in the details. We are proud to draw upon 36 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 now with confidence for 2023 with our Preview Super Earlybird and Earlybird Offers, valid for sale until 5 April 2022,
unless sold out prior. 
Learn more about these offers below.



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 5 April 2022. 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 Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.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 scenicnz.com/assurance.

Super Earlybird Offers

It pays to book early to receive the best available offer, your preferred departure date and suite (subject to availability and strictly limited).


  • Save an extra $1,000pp
    on your Diamond or 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 5 April 2022, unless sold out prior. 

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Earlybird Offers

Book by 5 April 2022, unless sold out prior, to take advantage of our 2023 Earlybird Offers. 
  • Save up to $2,000*pp
    Save up to $2,000*pp ($1,800pp for Portugal) on all cruises of 11 days or longer, subject to availability
  • Save up to $500*pp
    Save up to $500*pp on all cruises of 8 days, subject to availability
  • 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✚

2023 Super Earlybird & Earlybird Offers

 Super Earlybird Offers – book and pay in full 12 months prior to departure  Earlybird Offers
Savings Save up to $2,000pp ($1,800pp for Portugal) on selected cruises of 11 days or longer*  Save up to $2,000pp ($1,800pp for Portugal) 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  5 April 2022 5 April 2022 

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2023 Europe River Cruising Itineraries

Rhine, Main & Danube river cruises

France river cruises

Portugal river cruises

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2023 Preview General Information & Conditions. Please read carefully before booking.
 
Super Earlybird Offers 
#Save up to $3,000 per person discount is applicable to selected Rhine, Main, Danube, France and Portugal cruises of 11 days or longer and is strictly limited until sold out. Discount is made up of an extra $1,000pp + Save $2,000 per person, or $1,800 per person for Portugal cruises.  

All Super Earlybird offers are based on departures from New Zealand. Offers are available until sold out or withdrawn. Strictly limited availability on selected departures and suites only. Offers 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. Super Earlybird offers are available on selected suites only, excluding the Single Balcony Suite (Category BS). 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.  
Save an extra $1,000pp is applicable to Diamond and Sapphire suites on selected Rhine, Main, Danube, France and Portugal cruises of 11 days or longer and is strictly limited until sold out. Offer is combinable with the Earlybird offers. Full payment is due 12 months prior to departure in order to receive the offer. If offer is still available on cruises within 12 months of departure, full payment is due within 7 days of booking. Once sold out or if full payment is not received the standard Earlybird offers or best available offer will apply. 
Save an extra $500pp is applicable to Jewel deck suites (no balcony) on selected Rhine, Main, Danube, France and Portugal cruises of 11 days or longer and is strictly limited until sold out. Offer is combinable with the Earlybird offers. Full payment is due 12 months prior to departure in order to receive the offer. If offer is still available on cruises within 12 months of departure, full payment is due within 7 days of booking. Once sold out or if full payment is not received the standard Earlybird offers 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 30th September 2022, or 11 months prior to departure, whichever comes first.  
 
* Saving of $2,000 per person 
Saving of $2,000 per person is applicable for all cruises of 11 days or longer except for Portugal in which the Earlybird savings is $1,800 per person. Strictly limited suites available on set departures and subject to availability. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time.  

≈ Saving of up to $500 per person 
Saving of up to $500 per person is applicable for all cruise of 8 days. Offer available until sold out or withdrawn. Strictly limited suites available on set departures and subject to availability. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time.  

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 together
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 5 April 2022. 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.nz/terms