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Old August 20th, 2013, 06:08 PM
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How soon before our trip should we expect our Viking Cruise documents?
Have been waiting anxiously for them. Our trip begins Sept. 8th.
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Old August 20th, 2013, 07:52 PM
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Their website says you are supposed to get them 3 weeks prior - which seems to be right now!
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Old August 21st, 2013, 09:36 PM
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How soon before our trip should we expect our Viking Cruise documents?
Have been waiting anxiously for them. Our trip begins Sept. 8th.
Can you let us know when you get them so I will have an idea when we will receive ours for Oct.? Thanks
Also hope you keep us posted on what you think of Viking and your cruise.
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Dear JJean,

Please contact us directly at TellUs@vikingcruises.com so that we can check on the status of your documents. We hope you're looking forward to your trip!

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Old August 21st, 2013, 09:59 PM
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Please contact us directly at TellUs@vikingcruises.com so that we can check on the status of your documents. We hope you're looking forward to your trip!

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JJean: let me still know when you get them.
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How soon before our trip should we expect our Viking Cruise documents?
Have been waiting anxiously for them. Our trip begins Sept. 8th.
We leave sept 5 for our cruise on sept 7- got our documents end of last week. Yours should be here any day!
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Old August 21st, 2013, 11:16 PM
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...Yours should be here any day!
Only if booked directly with Viking. Otherwise cruise docs go to TA and from there to you which is really odd way of shipping.
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Old August 22nd, 2013, 12:00 AM
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I'm starting to get anxious too. We are booked (directly with Viking) for Sept. 15 but leaving before then.
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Old August 23rd, 2013, 02:11 AM
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Am very nervous about this trip. Itinerary is different than when we first booked perhaps because of flooding, and now rolling lock strikes? Am not up for a two week bus trip!
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Old August 24th, 2013, 12:31 AM
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I'm starting to get anxious too. We are booked (directly with Viking) for Sept. 15 but leaving before then.
Got an email yesterday giving us an estimated arrival for our documents. Should be here mid week.
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Old August 24th, 2013, 08:15 AM
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We also leave on Sept. 8 (Skadi from B'pest) and just got our docs on Wed. from our TA. They are full of great info, by the way. The full itinerary is in them, including optional tours, and km by km sights along the rivers which is great. They include two guide books with more info on the rivers. Thanks, Viking!
(We, too, were getting concerned since we're leaving almost a week prior to the cruise.)
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Old August 24th, 2013, 09:23 AM
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Thanks everyone for keeping us posted; great that Viking emailed you to tell you; when to expect them and delighted to hear that they are valuable and informative. We booked with a TA but she has checked and documents are being sent directly to us; could be she's in US and we are in Canada. Have a great trip and keep us posted whenever you can. We are also leaving a week before the cruise and cruising on Oct. 19. Can hardly wait.
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Old August 24th, 2013, 05:44 PM
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My Viking trip doesn't start until Oct 5. But we leave mid- Sept .I emailed and asked if I could get them early. No reply for 2 days, Emailed them again. Then got a voice mail, indicating they would be here by Aug 30. Then I received FEDEX shipping confirmation. Don't understand vikings reluctance to email promptly but at least docs are on their way. Being in Canada, I am reluctant to trust mail between the states and here for important items so early is good!
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Old August 24th, 2013, 06:50 PM
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Yeah! We finally got our cruise documents and they are very informative.
We are on the Bragi, Sept. 8th. Our TA mailed the documents on the 20th and with 2 day priority mail we just got it today. We are very excited and
looking forward to the trip.
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Old August 24th, 2013, 06:57 PM
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Yeah! We finally got our cruise documents and they are very informative.
We are on the Bragi, Sept. 8th. Our TA mailed the documents on the 20th and with 2 day priority mail we just got it today. We are very excited and
looking forward to the trip.
Judy & John
Thanks for letting us know; cutting it a bit close if one was going a week ahead. Have a great trip and hope you keep us posted on how things are.
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I'm starting to get anxious too. We are booked (directly with Viking) for Sept. 15 but leaving before then.
I read on Viking's website you can pay extra to have your docs sent earlier than they would normally. Not sure how much extra.
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Old August 24th, 2013, 08:15 PM
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Yeah! We finally got our cruise documents and they are very informative.
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Do they list the times of the excursions and also the additional excursions you can choose from?
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Old August 24th, 2013, 08:51 PM
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They list all the excursions, including the optional ones and their price.
They do not give the exact time, just morning or afternoon.
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They list all the excursions, including the optional ones and their price.
They do not give the exact time, just morning or afternoon.
Good to know. Thanks!
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Old August 25th, 2013, 10:23 AM
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Got an email yesterday giving us an estimated arrival for our documents. Should be here mid week.
Our trip starts Sept 15 but we fly from Toronto Sept 13 (that's Friday the 13th, yuk) so we too are anxious to receive our documents. No email stating when, so hopefully they will arrive next week. We booked directly with Viking.
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