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Christmas Cruise Disaster in Germany
"Um no, no thanks. Never again. I signed up for a Viking River Cruise "Christmas in Germany" cruise in April 2017 for my mother's 50th birthday on assurances we would see "tons of Christmas markets" in Germany -..."Read More
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This is a VIKING? It was bad!

Review for Viking Var to Europe - All

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superchel

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We had done the Rhine and couldn't wait to go again. I can't believe this is even the same cruise line. The crew was very standoff-ish. But, we made nice friends and the first few days were decent. Then, at Gottwieg Abby, we were informed that due to a broken lock, we would have to do a boat swap with Tor that night. We'd pack, they would transfer our luggage to another boat while we were ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior

2 Helpful Votes


A Tale of Two Cruises and Lack of Accountability by Viking

Review for Viking Var to Europe - All

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debimuch

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We had been planning for our Romantic Danube cruise on the Viking Var for over a year. Eight of us were traveling together to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We have never spent this much money on a vacation ($12,000) before and we were so excited to cruise from Budapest to Nuremburg. The first four days of our trip was a dream. The crew on the Var was fabulous and we could not have been ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom

7 Helpful Votes


SHAME ON ME

Review for Viking Var to Europe - River Cruise

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CC1943

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

An old adage says, “If a man deceives me once, shame on him, if twice, shame on me. Not exactly true when it comes to dealing with Viking Cruises. You can cancel your Viking cruise but even with “cancel for any reason” insurance with Viking’s Tripmate, you will pay more. You will only get a voucher for that cancellation, and with that voucher amount you will have to start over (including your ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

5 Helpful Votes


Worst cruise experience- Viking

Review for Viking Var to Europe - River Cruise

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llsullivan09

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Our Viking river cruise was a disappointing experience; marred by poor customer service and misleading information. While I appreciate there is a drought and hence impact to the cruise that is out of Viking’s control, how the situation was handled by Viking —delays in shuttling between destinations, multiple accommodation changes, excursions cancelled and lack of transparency/misleading ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite

8 Helpful Votes


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