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Avalon Passion

Avalon Passion Review and Specifications

Specifications of Avalon Passion

Year built2016  /  Age : 3
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderScheepswerf Den Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)
ClassSuite Ship
OwnerMS Donau GmbH & Co KG Hamburg
OperatorAvalon Waterways
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage2775 gt
Passengers84 - 166
Crew47
Decks4
Cabins84
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsAvalon Envision, Avalon Expression, Avalon Illumination, Avalon Impression, Avalon View
Christened byJill Ellis

Current itinerary / position of Avalon Passion

Avalon Passion current cruise is 15 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita. Prices start from USD 4568 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 10 Oct, 2019 and ends on 25 Oct, 2019.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
12 Oct    Departing from Deggendorf, Germany hotels
13 Oct    Passau, Germany
14 Oct    Linz, Austria
15 Oct    Melk, Austria
16 Oct    Vienna, Austria
17 Oct    Bratislava, Slovakia
18 Oct - 19 Oct    Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)
19 Oct    Budapest, Hungary
20 Oct    Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary
21 Oct    Belgrade, Serbia
22 Oct    Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
23 Oct    Vidin, Bulgaria
24 Oct    Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria
25 Oct    Arriving in Oltenita, Romania hotels

Review of Avalon Passion

MS Avalon Passion boat cruises on the Danube, Main, and Rhine. The ship also offers flight-inclusive Black Sea river cruises with departures from Amsterdam, Vienna, and Istanbul.

Avalon Passion cruise ship

Cabins

Avalon Passion cruise ship is part of Avalon Waterways cutting-edge Suite Ships. This magnificent riverboat features two decks of Panorama Suites, all with wall-to-wall windows, transforming the living space into an 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 Passion has a total number of 84 cabins (of which 2 Royal Suite, 66 Panorama Suite, 16 with non-opening windows) in 6 grades.

Cabins 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, minibar, safe, deluxe pillow menu, complimentary bottled water. Cabin occupancy - 2 guests in a 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).

Shipboard facilities

MS Avalon Passion 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 Passion's Sky Bistro.

Avalon Passion restaurants include Passion (dining room), Panorama Bistro, Sky Bistro (al-fresco). Avalon Passion also has Panorama Lounge & Bar (observation, with an outside viewing deck), Club Lounge, Library/Internet Corner, Passion Atrium Lobby, Hair Salon, Fitness, Sun Deck (Sky Lounge & Bar, Sky Bistro, Whirlpool, shaded seating, deck games area).

Avalon Passion 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, Passion cruise ship tour ("behind-the-scenes"), food and wine tastings, 24-hour premium coffee/tea/hot chocolate, replenished daily bottled water.

Avalon Passion 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 cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers, and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On Avalon Passion cruises, Avalon Waterways offers USA flights-inclusive deals with discount airfare and complimentary airport transfers.

Avalon Passion wiki

Passion is fleet's 11th riverboat from Avalon's "Suite Ship" class. Among ship's best features are 2 full decks of Suite cabins (each with wall-to-wall sliding windows and French Balcony) and spacious and diverse public venues (each with full-length floor-ceiling windows).

Each Avalon "Suite Ship" is powered by two Caterpillar Marine diesel engines (model C32 ACERT, total power output 1420 kW / 1930 HP), plus an emergency diesel generator. The ship's propulsion is diesel-electric, with one azimuth thruster (at the bow) and a "Silent Drive System" (separating the ship's engines from passenger staterooms).

Avalon Passion's godmother is Jill Ellis - coach of the USA women's national soccer team. On April 13, 2016, in Linz (Austria) was held riverboat's christening ceremony.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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Avalon Passion Itineraries

The below listed Avalon Passion cruise prices on 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Sep 25 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3422
2019 Oct 03 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2052
2019 Oct 10 15 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Oltenita Deggendorf $4568
2019 Oct 10 9 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $2592
2019 Oct 17 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest Budapest $2307
2019 Oct 31 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2491
2019 Nov 27 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg $1830
2019 Dec 03 15 days, one-way from Vienna to Basel Vienna $4288
2019 Dec 03 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna $2855
2019 Dec 09 8 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg $1830
2019 Dec 15 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna $1554
2020 Apr 09 12 days, one-way from Passau to Oltenita Passau $4268
2020 Apr 09 5 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $1732
2020 Apr 14 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita Budapest $2239
2020 Apr 20 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $2855
2020 Apr 20 17 days, one-way from Bucharest to Deggendorf Bucharest $5929
2020 Apr 30 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $1787
2020 May 07 12 days, one-way from Passau to Oltenita Passau $3414
2020 May 07 5 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $1393
2020 May 12 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita Budapest $2592
2020 May 18 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3122
2020 May 18 17 days, one-way from Bucharest to Deggendorf Bucharest $7026
2020 May 28 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2465
2020 Jun 04 12 days, one-way from Passau to Oltenita Passau $3664
2020 Jun 04 5 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $1700
2020 Jun 09 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita Budapest $2592
2020 Jun 15 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3445
2020 Jun 15 17 days, one-way from Bucharest to Deggendorf Bucharest $5156
2020 Jun 25 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2489
2020 Jul 02 12 days, one-way from Passau to Oltenita Passau $4595
2020 Jul 02 5 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $1559
2020 Jul 07 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita Budapest $3092
2020 Jul 13 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $4106
2020 Jul 13 17 days, one-way from Bucharest to Deggendorf Bucharest $7543
2020 Jul 23 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $1971
2020 Jul 30 12 days, one-way from Passau to Oltenita Passau $4595
2020 Jul 30 5 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $2020
2020 Aug 04 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita Budapest $2592
2020 Aug 10 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $2927
2020 Aug 10 17 days, one-way from Bucharest to Deggendorf Bucharest $6031
2020 Aug 20 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2546
2020 Aug 27 12 days, one-way from Passau to Oltenita Passau $3528
2020 Aug 27 5 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $1500
2020 Sep 01 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita Budapest $2729
2020 Sep 07 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3390
2020 Sep 07 17 days, one-way from Bucharest to Deggendorf Bucharest $6147
2020 Sep 17 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $2545
2020 Sep 24 12 days, one-way from Passau to Oltenita Passau $3592
2020 Sep 24 5 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $1696
2020 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita Budapest $2511
2020 Oct 05 10 days, one-way from Bucharest to Budapest Bucharest $3122
2020 Oct 05 17 days, one-way from Bucharest to Deggendorf Bucharest $4918
2020 Oct 15 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Deggendorf Budapest $1971
2020 Oct 22 7 days, one-way from Deggendorf to Budapest Deggendorf $1753
2020 Nov 24 3 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna Budapest $780
2020 Nov 27 3 days, one-way from Vienna to Budapest Vienna $770
2020 Nov 30 3 days, one-way from Budapest to Vienna Budapest $800
2020 Dec 03 15 days, one-way from Vienna to Basel Vienna $4411
2020 Dec 03 11 days, one-way from Vienna to Mainz Vienna $3121
2020 Dec 03 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna $1852
2020 Dec 09 6 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg $1727
2020 Dec 15 6 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna $1277

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