Avalon Expression

Avalon Expression Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Expression

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Review of Avalon Expression

The Avalon Expression boat cruises on Danube River departing from Amsterdam, Budapest, Prague and Nurnberg.

Avalon Expression cruise ship

Avalon Expression cruise ship is part of Avalon Waterways cutting-edge Suite Ships. This magnificent river boat features two decks of Panorama Suites, all with wall-to-wall windows, transforming the living space into open-air unique balcony. The Panorama Suites boast 200 sq. feet, which is more than 30% than the standard, and affords passengers incomparable opportunity to face each morning the splendid scenery.Avalon Expression cruise ship Avalon Waterways Expression onboard amenities include the Panorama Bistro alternative dining, expanded fitness center, spacious Sky Deck with lounge chairs, complimentary Wi-Fi access, whirlpool and al fresco lunches at Expression's Sky Bistro.

Avalon Expression ship

Year built 2013 ("Suite Ship") MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) 211605060 DJ4TP Germany
Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length 166 47 5,500 tons 444 ft (135 m) Ship builder Owner Operator Christened by Den Breejen BV (Holland) Group Voyagers Inc Avalon Waterways Ltd Patricia Schultz
  • Passenger decks: 4 (out of 4)
  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 84 (of which 2 Royal Suite, 66 Panorama Suite, 16 with non-opening windows).
  • Restaurants: Expression (dining room), Panorama Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Panorama Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Expression Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge & Bar, Sky Bistro, Whirlpool, shaded seating, deck games area).
  • Avalon Expression cruise deals are inclusive of Wi-Fi Internet, room-service, all land tours and excursions (by certified local tour guides), port taxes, flights, motorcoach transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, Expression cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.
  • The Avalon Expression boat is the 5th vessel in the line's "Suite Ships" class. With this unique river cruise ship design are also the Avalon Waterways ships Artistry 2, Illumination, Impression, Panorama, Poetry 2, Tapestry 2, Tranquility 2, Visionary and Vista. The list of its best features includes: 2 full decks of spacious Suite accommodations (each with wall-to-wall sliding windows and French Balcony) and large and diverse public venues all with full panorama views.

Avalon Expression cabins

Staterooms Types, Sizes, Categories (high to low)
  • Amenities in all types of staterooms - 2 twin beds converting to queen-sized, 3-door closets with shelves, private bathroom (glass-door shower, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers), sofa, coffee table, flat TV, vanity/writing desk, private French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding door), individual climate control, phone, mini bar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water. Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in room.
  • 2x "Royal Suites" (RS) - deck 3, size 300 ft2 / 28 m2
  • Panorama Suites - P (x33, deck 3), A (x23, deck 2), B (x9, deck 2) - size 200 ft2 / 18,6 m2.
  • Deluxe Staterooms (category, number) - D (x10, deck 1), E (6, deck 1) - size 172 ft2 / 16 m2).
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Avalon Expression river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Avalon river cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Avalon Waterways cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On Avalon Expression cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers. Avalon Expression ship Follows the list of Avalon Expression itineraries as themes officially announced by the Avalon Waterways line:

  • (7-nights cruising) "Tulip Time Cruise" are Springtime themed 8-days Belgium and Holland river cruises from Amsterdam (round-trip, code WAA).
  • (7-nights cruising) "Magnificent Europe" are 15-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest (Eastbound, code WAB), and the reverse from Budapest to Amsterdam (Westbound, code WBA).
  • (7-nights cruising) “The Blue Danube Discovery” are 13-days river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation, Westbound, code WBN). The reverse route is themed “The Legendary Danube” – (7-days sailing) 11-days river cruises from Prague to Budapest (Eastbound, code WNB, Nuremberg embarkation). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Nuremberg to Budapest (code WNBO) and the reverse from Budapest to Nuremberg (code WBNO).
  • (3-nights cruising) "A Taste of the Danube" are 8-days river cruises from Vienna to Budapest (Eastbound, code WVB), and the reverse from Budapest to Vienna (Westbound, code WBV). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Budapest to Nuremberg (code WBVO, non-inclusive of Budapest hotel package).
  • (7-nights cruising) "Capitals of Central Europe" are 10-days Danube river cruises from Prague to Budapest (Eastbound, code WPB), and the reverse from Budapest to Prague (Westbound, code WBP). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Passau to Budapest (code WPBO, non-inclusive of Prague hotel package).
  • (5-nights cruising) "Austrian Highlights and Bavaria" are 9-days river cruises from Munich to Vienna (Eastbound, code WPV), and the reverse from Vienna to Munich/Passau (Westbound, code WVP). Departures from Vienna include disembarkation in Passau, then bus travel to Munich (luxury hotel package included /2-night stay). "Cruising-Only" deals are from Vienna to Passau (code WVPO) and from Passau to Vienna (code WPVO).

Avalon Expression Itineraries 2017

The below listed Avalon Expression cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Avalon Waterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Itinerary ports
11 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
12 Apr        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
13 Apr        Danube River
13 Apr - 14 Apr        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
14 Apr        Vienna, Austria
15 Apr        Durnstein, Austria
15 Apr        Wachau Valley, Austria
15 Apr        Melk, Austria
16 Apr        Passau, Germany
17 Apr        Regensburg, Germany
18 Apr        Roth, Germany
19 Apr        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
18 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
19 Apr        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
20 Apr        Nuremberg, Germany
21 Apr        Regensburg, Germany
22 Apr        Passau, Germany
23 Apr        Melk, Austria
23 Apr        Wachau Valley, Austria
23 Apr - 24 Apr        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
24 Apr        Vienna, Austria
25 Apr        Budapest, Hungary
26 Apr        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
25 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
26 Apr        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
27 Apr        Danube River
27 Apr - 28 Apr        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
28 Apr        Vienna, Austria
29 Apr        Durnstein, Austria
29 Apr        Wachau Valley, Austria
29 Apr        Melk, Austria
30 Apr        Passau, Germany
01 May        Regensburg, Germany
02 May        Roth, Germany
03 May        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
03 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Brussels to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $1862
04 May        Departing from Brussels, Belgium
05 May        Antwerp, Belgium
06 May        Ghent, Belgium
07 May        Middelburg, Holland
07 May        Veere, Holland
08 May        Willemstad,Holland
08 May        Kinderdijk, Holland
09 May        Keukenhof Gardens, Holland
10 May        Amsterdam, Holland
11 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
09 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
10 May        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
11 May        Danube River
11 May - 12 May        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
12 May        Vienna, Austria
13 May        Durnstein, Austria
13 May        Wachau Valley, Austria
13 May        Melk, Austria
14 May        Passau, Germany
15 May        Regensburg, Germany
16 May        Roth, Germany
17 May        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
16 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
17 May        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
18 May        Nuremberg, Germany
19 May        Regensburg, Germany
20 May        Passau, Germany
21 May        Melk, Austria
21 May        Wachau Valley, Austria
21 May - 22 May        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
22 May        Vienna, Austria
23 May        Budapest, Hungary
24 May        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
23 May 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
24 May        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
25 May        Budapest, Hungary
26 May        Bratislava, Slovakia
27 May        Vienna, Austria
28 May        Durnstein, Austria
28 May        Wachau Valley, Austria
28 May        Melk, Austria
29 May        Passau, Germany
30 May        Regensburg, Germany
31 May        Nuremberg, Germany
01 Jun        Bamberg, Germany
02 Jun        Wurzburg, Germany
03 Jun        Miltenberg, Germany
04 Jun        Rudesheim, Germany
04 Jun        Rhine Gorge, Germany
05 Jun        Cologne, Germany
06 Jun        Amsterdam, Holland
07 Jun        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
06 June 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
07 Jun        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
08 Jun        Amsterdam, Holland
09 Jun        Cologne, Germany
10 Jun        Rhine Gorge, Germany
10 Jun        Rudesheim, Germany
11 Jun        Main River
11 Jun        Miltenberg, Germany
12 Jun        Wurzburg, Germany
13 Jun        Bamberg, Germany
14 Jun        Nuremberg, Germany
15 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
16 Jun        Passau, Germany
17 Jun        Melk, Austria
17 Jun        Wachau Valley, Austria
17 Jun        Durnstein, Austria
18 Jun        Vienna, Austria
19 Jun        Bratislava, Slovakia
20 Jun        Budapest, Hungary
21 Jun        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
20 June 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
21 Jun        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
22 Jun        Danube River
22 Jun - 23 Jun        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
23 Jun        Vienna, Austria
24 Jun        Durnstein, Austria
24 Jun        Wachau Valley, Austria
24 Jun        Melk, Austria
25 Jun        Passau, Germany
26 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
27 Jun        Roth, Germany
28 Jun        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
27 June 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
28 Jun        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
29 Jun        Nuremberg, Germany
30 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
01 Jul        Passau, Germany
02 Jul        Melk, Austria
02 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
02 Jul - 03 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
03 Jul        Vienna, Austria
04 Jul        Budapest, Hungary
05 Jul        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
18 July 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
19 Jul        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
20 Jul        Amsterdam, Holland
21 Jul        Cologne, Germany
22 Jul        Rhine Gorge, Germany
22 Jul        Rudesheim, Germany
23 Jul        Main River
23 Jul        Miltenberg, Germany
24 Jul        Wurzburg, Germany
25 Jul        Bamberg, Germany
26 Jul        Nuremberg, Germany
27 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
28 Jul        Passau, Germany
29 Jul        Melk, Austria
29 Jul        Wachau Valley, Austria
29 Jul        Durnstein, Austria
30 Jul        Vienna, Austria
31 Jul        Bratislava, Slovakia
01 Aug        Budapest, Hungary
02 Aug        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
01 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
02 Aug        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
03 Aug        Danube River
03 Aug - 04 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
04 Aug        Vienna, Austria
05 Aug        Durnstein, Austria
05 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
05 Aug        Melk, Austria
06 Aug        Passau, Germany
07 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
08 Aug        Roth, Germany
09 Aug        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
08 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
09 Aug        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
10 Aug        Nuremberg, Germany
11 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
12 Aug        Passau, Germany
13 Aug        Melk, Austria
13 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
13 Aug - 14 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
14 Aug        Vienna, Austria
15 Aug        Budapest, Hungary
16 Aug        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
15 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
16 Aug        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
17 Aug        Danube River
17 Aug - 18 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
18 Aug        Vienna, Austria
19 Aug        Durnstein, Austria
19 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
19 Aug        Melk, Austria
20 Aug        Passau, Germany
21 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
22 Aug        Roth, Germany
23 Aug        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
22 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
23 Aug        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
24 Aug        Nuremberg, Germany
25 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
26 Aug        Passau, Germany
27 Aug        Melk, Austria
27 Aug        Wachau Valley, Austria
27 Aug - 28 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
28 Aug        Vienna, Austria
29 Aug        Budapest, Hungary
30 Aug        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
29 August 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
30 Aug        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
31 Aug        Budapest, Hungary
01 Sep        Bratislava, Slovakia
02 Sep        Vienna, Austria
03 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
03 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
03 Sep        Melk, Austria
04 Sep        Passau, Germany
05 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
06 Sep        Nuremberg, Germany
07 Sep        Bamberg, Germany
08 Sep        Wurzburg, Germany
09 Sep        Miltenberg, Germany
10 Sep        Rudesheim, Germany
10 Sep        Rhine Gorge, Germany
11 Sep        Cologne, Germany
12 Sep        Amsterdam, Holland
13 Sep        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
12 September 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
13 Sep        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
14 Sep        Amsterdam, Holland
15 Sep        Cologne, Germany
16 Sep        Rhine Gorge, Germany
16 Sep        Rudesheim, Germany
17 Sep        Main River
17 Sep        Miltenberg, Germany
18 Sep        Wurzburg, Germany
19 Sep        Bamberg, Germany
20 Sep        Nuremberg, Germany
21 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
22 Sep        Passau, Germany
23 Sep        Melk, Austria
23 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
23 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
24 Sep        Vienna, Austria
25 Sep        Bratislava, Slovakia
26 Sep        Budapest, Hungary
27 Sep        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
26 September 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
27 Sep        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
28 Sep        Danube River
28 Sep - 29 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
29 Sep        Vienna, Austria
30 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
30 Sep        Wachau Valley, Austria
30 Sep        Melk, Austria
01 Oct        Passau, Germany
02 Oct        Regensburg, Germany
03 Oct        Roth, Germany
04 Oct        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany
03 October 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest
04 Oct        Departing from Nuremberg, Germany
05 Oct        Nuremberg, Germany
06 Oct        Regensburg, Germany
07 Oct        Passau, Germany
08 Oct        Melk, Austria
08 Oct        Wachau Valley, Austria
08 Oct - 09 Oct        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
09 Oct        Vienna, Austria
10 Oct        Budapest, Hungary
11 Oct        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
10 October 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg
11 Oct        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
12 Oct        Danube River
12 Oct - 13 Oct        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
13 Oct        Vienna, Austria
14 Oct        Durnstein, Austria
14 Oct        Wachau Valley, Austria
14 Oct        Melk, Austria
15 Oct        Passau, Germany
16 Oct        Regensburg, Germany
17 Oct        Roth, Germany
18 Oct        Arriving in Nuremberg, Germany