Carol McKee

McKee Travel

Essene of Burgundy and Provence River Cruise

May 18, 2023 to May 25, 2023
Soane & Rhone River Cruise
Captivating Rhine River Cruise
with Amawaterways
Voted #1 River Cruise Line by Cruise Advisor Magazine
 
Join Us on the AmaLucia and Experience
the Magic of the Rhine River 
May 18-25, 2023!
 
Contoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the legendary Rhine captivates. Experience the allure of France’s Alsace region in its welcoming capital, Strasbourg, and its priceless gem, Riquewihr. Discover Breisach, rising above the vineyards of the Rhine, and Freiburg, one of Germany’s sunniest cities and gateway to the Black Forest. Fabled towns lost in time present you with the chance to taste local flavors—Rüdesheimer coffee and Kölsch beer—and to touch history up close with guided hikes and bike rides. From Amsterdam’s colorful canals to the majestic Swiss Alps, journey into the heart of the destinations you visit.
 
 
 Your exclusive group promotion (prices listed below) include a
$500 discount per person off retail rates if booked by July 31st
(Prices below show with discount already taken)
 
 

Cruise Itinerary:

 
 

Note: The itineraries presented are subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays or other uncontrollable factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.

 

 

Optional Pre-cruise Land Package
2 Nights  Amsterdam
5/16/2023 - 5/18/2023
 
Enjoy extra time in the crown jewel of the Netherlands - Amsterdam. This pre-cruise tour includes hotel, breakfast each morning, an included tour of the city, and transfer to the ship with a stop along the way to see windmills, shops and a typical 17ty and 18th century village.
 
 
Optional Post -cruise Land Package
2 Nights in  Lucerne and 2 Nights in Zurich
05/25/2023 - 5/29/2023
Smoothly handled by the ship's staff you will disembark the ship and then transfer to Lucerne after a morning's tour of Basel, Switzerland.  Your hotel and breakfast are included as are your guided tours in Lucerne and Zurich, with a special extra of a scenic lake cruise
 
 
On your Amawaterways Cruise 
Here is what to expect

 
 
 
 
Questions:
If you have further questions please feel free to reach out to Carol McKee at carol.mckee@mckeetravel.com
 

Amawaterways Terms & Conditions and Cancellation policy: Questions about this trip

Note that all travelers are responsible for understanding Amawaterways terms and conditions as well as their cancellation policies. Please visit this link to see the Amawaterways the terms and conditions as well as their cancellation policy and how they handle cancellations : https://www.amawaterways.com/terms-conditions

 Booking procedure:

  • Submit your request below by clicking Book Now,  then select the number of passengers at the top of the page + the cabin + additional options that you prefer.
  • Cabin inventory is live - meaning that the number of cabins listed in any category may not be available when booking request is made and you may end up reserving another category as a result.
  • No actual space is being held for this group - cabins are first come, first serve.  I recommend booking early in order to make sure the category you want is still available. 
  • Please note your credit card will not be charged immediately.  Within 1-3 business days of submitting your request I will send you an invoice showing your stateroom on hold. Once you approve the invoice your deposit will be charged.
  • Prices below reflect the per person cost, based on TWO people sharing a room.  Please contact me for special solo traveler pricing. 
  • Deck Plan is provided below to give a sense of the different categories of cabins. However specific cabin categories or cabin numbers can not be guaranteed.
  • All guests on Amawaterways cruises or cruise + land tours are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel.
 
Deck Plan 
 
Important insurance notification:
At McKee Travel we strongly recommend that every travelers carry travel insurance which can protect you and your trip from unexpected events. For this trip there are two different insurance options available to you.
  1. Amawaterways offers its own insurance - to read the description of its coverage please visit Amawaterways Insurance. Amawaterways travel protection must be purchased at time of deposit.  If you chose this option the cost, at 13% of your total purchase excluding taxes and fees, will be added to your purchase.
  2. An individual policy through Travel Insured international is another insurance option. This must be purchased with in 14 days of making your deposit for best coverage. This group policy does not rate your coverage based on your age or any other factors.
 
Select the insurance option you are most interested in during the checkout process.
 
Contact me:
Carol McKee, Owner & Travel Advisor
Designing thoughtful trips for discerning travelers since 2010,  as quoted in the New York Times & Washington Post. 
 
Please click on each category below
to open to images of the cabin and a floor plan.
All prices below are per person with double occupancy.
Solo travelers please email Carol for pricing at:  carol.mckee@mckeetravel.com 

Available Packages

Catagory AA - Cruise Only May 18-25, 2023
Available until January 15, 2023

$5,908.00
Deposit: $400.00

French & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft. - Pricing is per person

 

Catagory AB - Cruise Only May 18-25, 2023
Available until January 15, 2023

$5,708.00
Deposit: $400.00

French & Outside Balcony, 235 sq. ft. - Pricing is per person

 

Category BA Stateroom - Cruise Only May 18-25, 2023
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$5,508.00
Deposit: $400.00

French & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft. - Pricing is per person

Location is closer to the front of the ship

 

Category BB Stateroom - Cruise Only May 18 -25, 2023
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$5,308.00
Deposit: $400.00

French & Outside Balcony, 210 sq. ft. - Pricing is per person

Location is closer to the Back of the ship

 

Category CA Stateroom - Cruise Only May 18 -25, 2023
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$4,708.00
Deposit: $400.00

French Balcony, 170 sq. ft. - Pricing is per person

Location is closer to middle to back of the ship

 
 
 

Category D Stateroom - Cruise Only May 18 -25, 2023
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$3,908.00
Deposit: $400.00

Fixed Window - No Balcony, 160 sq. ft. - Pricing is per person

Location is lowest deck of  the ship - Stairs to this deck can be steep

 

 

Luxury Suite - Cruise Only - May 18-25, 2023
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$6,908.00
Deposit: $400.00

French & Outside Balcony, 350 sq. ft. - Pricing is per person
Sold out please choose another category.
After choosing another cabin please email Carol for wait list for this category at carol.mckee@mckeetravel.com. Note that a booking in another category must be made to be placed on the suite waitlist.
 
 
 
 
 

Extra Options

Optional Pre Cruise Land Package - 2 nights Amsterdam - May 16-18, 2023
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$750.00
Deposit: $1.00

2 nights Amsterdam
 
 
INCLUDED IN YOUR 2 NIGHT STAY:
• Hotel 
Breakfast daily and all service charges, taxes and porterage
• Amsterdam City tour
• English-speaking expert guides
• Hotel to ship transfer
 
Please note that choosing this land package does not require an additional deposit. However limitations of our system require that we list a deposit amount. Therefore the $1 deposit amount listed here should be considered a placeholder only.
 
 

Optional Post Cruise Land - 4 Nights Switzerland May 25 - 29, 2023
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$1,680.00
Deposit: $1.00

2 Nights Lucerne and 2 nights Zurich
 
 
INCLUDED IN YOUR THREE NIGHT STAY
  • 4 nights Hotel 2 nights Lucerne & 2 Nights Zurich
  • Breakfast daily
  • Included  City tours
  • Transfer from ship to each city
 
Please note that choosing this land package does not require an additional deposit. However limitations of our system require that we list a deposit amount. Therefore the $1 deposit amount listed here should be considered a placeholder only. 

Amawaterway Insurance through Travel Guard
Unavailable as of June 30, 2022

$1.00

Amawaterways insurance through Travel Guard is priced at 13% of your total trip costs which are purchased through Amawaterways.
 
This can only be booked at time of deposit and price is dependent upon what you choose to book .
 
The cost of $1 listed here is only a placeholder for the 13% cost calculation and does not represent the true cost of the travel insurance.
 
The actual cost will be calculated after you choose the components of your trip and you will approve the amount of the insurance.
 
To see the Travel Guard Policy please visit this link