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Have Viking removed the page? I get a 'removed page" link ?
Given that Viking have a strong presence on this board I'm surprised they haven't commented on why some of us can't view this new cruise.Probably because of where you live. I was told yesterday by Viking that they keep North American and European cruisers on separate ships. Mostly the same routes. The European version may not be out yet.
Jan,Thanks for this info. We are brand new to river cruising and this happened to come up when I was booking our first. I actually was disappointed to learn that we would be only with other North Americans as we enjoy European company so these other routes are something to keep in mind. I was warned when I mentioned this that smoking can be much more prevalent on the trips for European travelers. Is this true?
That´s the way it is for cruises on the Rhine, Main, Danube rivers. English speaking passengers and German cruisers are on different ships. The longships are not used for German passengers. Instead they use chartered ships from Lueftner.
But I doubt that they will put two ships on the Gironde/Dordogne rivers. In China they mix the passengers up too.
Unfortunaltey the Viking website is automatically redirecting any requests to the "local" Viking website. So I don´t have any access to the US website (obviously the same for Australians).
With regards the website redirection, it's easy to fix. If you're using Firefox, go to Tools > Options > Advanced > General and check the box that says something like Warn me if a website tries to redirect. Then you will get a warning box and can ignore the redirection. If you're using IE (I don't)Tried it, worked with other websites but not with the Viking website !
Tried it, worked with other websites but not with the Viking website !Sorry it didn't work. I went back and looked at the page source - they've got a script that IDs your country by IP so I guess you're stuck.