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FREE Air on Avalon Waterways Floriade River Cruises

Experience the sights, smells and colours of the Floriade Expo 2022

Book by May 31, 2021


For six months, once every 10 years, the Netherlands bloom brighter than ever before! Join Avalon Waterways at this 2022 International Horticultural Exhibition Floriade Expo, included on select Avalon river cruises. Experience this celebration of phenomenal flora in all its finery, and fill your senses with colour, fragrance, and fantastic food. Enjoy extraordinary exhibits by Dutch horticulturalist with state-of-the-art green technology for sustainable food, energy, and health. 


This amazing event in the Dutch town of Almere only happens once a decade, so start planting the seed for your next Holland river cruise with Avalon Waterways. Don’t miss it!



Book select 2022 Avalon Europe river cruises for FREE round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from these Canadian cities Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary.


Our Exclusive Bonus: Receive Free Transfers on select 2021 or 2022 Europe river cruises.



A complimentary Peace of Mind Travel Planis attached to your booking. This allows you to move to any other 2021 or 2022 date, destination, itinerary or another brand. No penalties. 


Our Recommended Voyages

Be sure to ask your advisor for other Europe voyages 

Springtime in Holland & BelgiumApr 08, 2022 - Apr 22, 2022 (15 days)

Roundtrip Amsterdam | Avalon Tranquility II | Dlx. Window Stateroom (E)
CAD $8,070 Per Person Incl taxes
Receive Free Airfare on select 2022 Avalon Waterways Floriade departures*

If you’ve dreamed of seeing the legendary flowers of Holland and Belgium, this is the perfect way to spend springtime among the tulips! This 2-week European river cruise begins and ends in Amsterdam to explore the flowering fields, windmills, and delicious Dutch cuisine, culture, and art. Your first amazing stop is Rotterdam, Holland, where you’ll explore the “Garden of Europe” at Keukenhof. Gaze across a kaleidoscope of flowering bulbs—blooming with 7 million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths, to name a few. In Antwerp, browse the central Grote Markt amid 16th-century guildhall houses and visit the Cathedral of Our Lady adorned with Rubens stunning altarpiece. Visit Ghent, “The Diamond of Flanders,” and marvel at its medieval Flemish artwork. Return to Amsterdam to browse the largest flower auction in the world or tour the city on a canal cruise. Select this special April 8 departure for the opportunity to visit the Floriade International Horticultural Expo!

Active & Discovery in Holland & BelgiumApr 29, 2022 - May 06, 2022 (8 days)

Roundtrip Amsterdam | Avalon Tranquility II | Dlx. Window Stateroom (E)
CAD $4,345 Per Person Incl taxes
Receive Free Airfare on select 2022 Avalon Waterways Floriade departures*

Explore Holland and Belgium in more ways than ever on this Active & Discovery European cruise. Begin in Amsterdam and sail for Middelburg for a variety of excursions from Classic to Active to Discovery included excursions. Continue to Belgium and marvel at the artistry and natural beauty of the region. In Brussels, walk the ancient streets and sample treats at a Belgian chocolate-making workshop. In Antwerp, discover centuries of history. Experience the Red Star Line Museum where brave emigrants boarded ocean liners for America long ago, or see the stunning altarpiece by master painter Rubens in the cathedral there. Return to Amsterdam to enjoy the colourful city of canals. Take a painting class, ride a bike through the Dutch countryside, or relax on a canal cruise through the grachten of this city of a Golden Age. A fantastic 8-day adventure through Holland and Belgium on this Active & Discovery River Cruise in Europe!

If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Avalon’s Suite Ships feature one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry’s only Open-Air Balcony, and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored—your way. Whether you want to enjoy a guided walking tour of one of Europe's great cities, join a cooking class or paddle a canoe, the Avalon Choice® selections of Classic, Discovery and Active excursions offer a wide range of possibilities. When you prefer to explore on your own, Avalon can help you with all the recommendations, information and gear you need with the new Adventure Center and AvalonGO Mobile App. And when it's time to refuel, your dining options on board are as wide open as your views, with the new FlexDining® choices.

Terms & Conditions

*Featured prices are in Canadian dollars, per person, cruise only, based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated, and includes all taxes and fees. Book a select 2022 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YVR & YYC. Other gateway cities available from $199 to $299/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free air will be based on the lowest available priced itinerary at the time of air booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Does not apply to intra-vacation air. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit, Peace of Mind Credit. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between April 20 and June 21, 2021 for travel on select cruise departures in 2022. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all flight segments. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Groups of 8 or more do not qualify for this offer. Please call for Group options. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. Virtuoso Offer: *Book a select 2021 or 2022 Globus Europe, Monograms Europe or Avalon Europe vacation (excluding Globus Escapes & Oberammergau) through a Virtuoso Advisor and receive free airport transfers in the destination city between airport and hotel. Offer is not applicable to extra night transfers. Booking must be made and under deposit between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2022 for travel commencing January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022. Applies to new 2021 or 2022 bookings only. Must mention code FREE21T. Combinable with Welcome Back and Peace of Mind credits and only one mass consumer promotion, if applicable. Offer reliant on space availability. Not applicable to groups and/or custom tours. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.


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