Discover grand cities, medieval towns and quaint villages along the “Blue Danube,” highlighting three countries: Hungary, Austria and Germany.

Dates: December 10-17, 2023
Arrive:  Budapest, Hungary
Depart: Regensberg, Germany
Danube River: Hungary, Austria, Germany
Ship: Viking Cruises “Jarl”
Ages: All Ages 

Attention!

CLICK HERE for full details on pre-departure requirements on Viking Cruises

1. Have a Valid Passport (must be valid for 6 months beyond your planned trip dates).
2. Proof of COVID-19 immunization is required for passengers of Viking Cruises.
3. Covid Testing is no longer required by Viking Cruises.
4. Countries within the EU do not require proof of vaccination, a negative test, or quarantine.

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‘Tis The Season To Be Joyful

Stroll among the stalls at Budapest’s Christmas market and immerse yourself in the cheerful atmosphere of Vienna as you shop for handmade decorations. Visit the fairy-tale village of Regensburg, one of Europe’s best-preserved cities, and delight in the city’s joyful festivities.

It’s more than just a river cruise on the Danube…

When you join Cheri’s Travel Spot on this fun getaway you’ll have a unique experience of travelling with and making new friends with other LDS singles that love to explore the world and discover all the sights, tastes, smells, and sounds of the famous Christmas Markets in Europe.

What’s Included

  • 7 Nights onboard
  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • Soft drinks and bottle water with onboard lunch & dinner
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase

Plus group activities

  • Welcome Meeting
  • Game Nights
  • Group Dinners

What’s NOT Included

  • Airfare (however, Viking offers discounted rates for flights)
  • Travel Insurance, highly recommended since life happens, and the only way you are covered if you happen to test possitive before the trip. (Contact Cheri’s Travel Spot for pricing)
  • There will be optional activites available at extra cost
  • Gratuities for tour guides or drivers.

Airfare

You will need to fly into Budapest, Hungary and fly out of Regensburg, Germany.

*Viking Rates Available Starting at $799 (based on region)

Pricing

Pricing is per person and includes all taxes and fees.  Rates are subject to change.

Full payment is due at time of booking.

Reservations are non-refundable.

Name changes are allowed of the same gender and varies on cancellations date + $100 name change fee.
(Name change dates: 
130 days or greater $200
129-100 days 20% + $100
99-80 days 35% + $100

79-60 days 50% + $100

59 – 40 days 75% + $100
39 or less is Non Refundable no name changes allowed)

Standard Stateroom (E) –

$2,674 – Double Occupancy per person
$5,473 – Single Occupancy

Standard Stateroom (F) –

$2,574 – Double Occupancy per person
$5,273 – Single Occupancy

  • Stateroom size: 150 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with half-height picture window
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 3 PM stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42″ flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Private bathroom with accessible shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

French Balcony Stateroom (D) – 

Sold Out- Double Occupancy per person
Sold Out – Single Occupancy

  • Stateroom size: 135 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 3 PM stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42″ flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Veranda Stateroom (A)

$3,579 – Double Occupancy per person
$7,273 – Single Occupancy

Veranda Stateroom (B)

$3,474 – Double Occupancy per person
$7,073 – Single Occupancy

  • Stateroom size: 205 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door opening to full-size veranda
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 3 PM stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42″ flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Veranda Suite (AA)

Sold Out – Double Occupancy per person
Sold Out – Single Occupancy

  • Stateroom size: 275 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view suite with full-size veranda off a spacious, separate sitting room, and French Balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door) in sleeping quarters
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 12 PM priority stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42″ flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • Additional 32″ flat-screen TV in sitting room
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Welcome champagne; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate
  • Binoculars
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary laundry & shoe shine services
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Complimentary Viking Air Plus

Know before you go

  • You need to purchase your flight to arrive in Budapest, Hungary and depart from Regensburg, Germany.
  • Embarkation generally begins at 11:00 AM and access to staterooms is guaranteed by 3:00 PM. Should you arrive before your stateroom is available and wish to explore your port of call, you can leave your luggage on the ship where we will gladly look after it. Please keep in mind, if you do go exploring, you need to be back on board the ship at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. A light Welcome Buffet is served from 11:00 AM.
  • Disembarkation – All staterooms must be vacated by 8:00 AM. Guests can disembark as soon as the ship has docked. Transfer times will vary depending on flights. Guests can wait on their ship or explore the port until their transportation to the airport is ready; their luggage will be looked after on board.
  • This getaway is not a church sponsored event but LDS Standards are expected to be maintained.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:  Sunday, December 10, 2023 – Arrive in Budapest, Hungary

Day 2:  Monday, December 11, 2023 – Budapest + Scenic Sailing Danube Bend

Day 3:  Tuesday, December 12, 2023 – Vienna, Austria

Day 4:  Wednesday, December 13, 2023 – Vienna, Austria

Day 5:  Thursday, December 14, 2023 – Kerms, Austria & Scenic Sailing

Day 6:  Friday, December 15, 2023 – Passau, Germany

Day 7:  Saturday, December 16, 2023 – Regensburg, Germany

Day 8:  Sunday, December 17, 2023 – Regensburg, Germany (Depart)

"Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a story teller." ~ Iban Battuta