A GOOD Trip

Viking Tor Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Viking Tor

7 Night Romantic Danube Westbound (Budapest To Nuremberg)

Sail date: September 13, 2019

Ship: Viking Tor

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 334

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 8 months ago

Review summary

A GOOD trip overall. The trip was scheduled as a 40th Anniversary celebration with another couple from the same town we live in. Airline reservation had us getting to Budapest via completely different routes and flights and arriving at different times instead of traveling together. (BAD) As a Captain of a major Airline for 40 years, I can promise I will NEVER fly on Air Canada Rouge again. They were 4 for 4 on TERRIBLE Service with the worst on the last flight. Rang the flight attendant call button 4 times, to get a cup of coffee and was finally meet with the statement from the flight attendant that "You can go to the back galley and get your own coffee". I was in row 14 of a Boeing 767-300. REALLY ?

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Getting there was FAIR at best. Airline reservations were mixed up and cost us an extra $860.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Smaller than expected, especially the shower. I'm 6'5" and it was rather interesting getting into and out of the shower.

Ship tip

Pack light.

Ports of call

Budapest, Hungary

5 out of 5
The recommended Tauk Tauk tour was great. Those hybrid motorcycle/golf cart was perfect for getting around and getting into and out of the tourist sites. Peter and Stephen, the Viking representatives at the NY Palace hotel did a great job.

Vienna, Austria

5 out of 5

Krems, Austria

4 out of 5

Passau, Germany

4 out of 5

Regensburg, Germany

4 out of 5

Main/Danube Canal Transit

4 out of 5

Nuremberg, Germany

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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