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Old August 24th, 2014, 07:27 PM
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Default AMA Rhine?

anyone do this itinerary on AMA? Please tell me your impressions. Were the excursions handled well? How was the food? thanks
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Old August 24th, 2014, 07:43 PM
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We are doing the Rhine on AmaReina in December and it will be our 5th AMA cruise.

We have been pleased overall with the excursions (we stick to active level or Limited Edition when we participate). The food and service on AMA is consistently very good. Wine is also of good quality overall and generously poured.

Staff and crew have been wonderful on each of our AMA cruises and attention to detail evident.

We have 3 more booked with AMA.
141 cruises since 1964, 13 on the river.

Our river cruising history:

Avalon Luminary B2B- Christmas Markets, 2009
Avalon Affinity - Christmas Markets 2010
Avalon Panorama - Danube New Years Cruise, 2011
AmaDante -Vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle 2012
AmaCerto - Budapest to Nuremburg, 2013
AmaBella - Tulip Time, 2014
AmaDagio - Provence, 2014
AmaReina - Holiday on the Rhine 2014
SS Catherine - Provence 2015
AmaSerena Christmas on the Rhine, 2015
Scenic Diamond, Bordeaux, April 2016
AmaVida, Douro, August. 2016

Looking forward to:
AmaSonata, Romantic Danube - Oct. 2016
Joie de Vivre, Paris and Normany - April 2017
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Old August 24th, 2014, 10:20 PM
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This was our first river cruise, in September 2013. We loved it and have booked the AMA Provence cruise for next year.

Here is a link to my review:

And the full slideshow (676 pictures!):
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