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I wonder if it varies from ship to ship or if we...
I wonder if it varies from ship to ship or if we had pushed harder or spoken to someone else we'd have gotten a different answer -- but last month on the Rhine when we ate dinner on the Aquavit...
Wow - thank you so much for all of the wonderful,...
Wow - thank you so much for all of the wonderful, helpful responses! I'll look into each one mentioned - it sounds like there are quite a few great possibilities. The Rhone seems to get a lot of...
Favorite Viking itinerary? Trying to decide on our next...
I know everyone has different likes/dislikes but I'd love to hear if there are certain favorite itineraries that people recommend.

We've taken 4 with Viking and enjoyed them in this order
1....
Solent Richard - enjoyed your blog - great review...
Solent Richard - enjoyed your blog - great review and pictures -- thanks so much for sharing!
RDC1 -- if you mean did they do a tour in Lisbon...
RDC1 -- if you mean did they do a tour in Lisbon if you weren't on the extension, yes they did. It was probably a few hours in the morning and then we had the afternoon free. They took us in a bus...
steverhodes - we really loved the Viking Douro...
steverhodes - we really loved the Viking Douro cruise also, a few years ago. I enjoyed reading your review of your trip. Also read your other reviews and liked them as well. I appreciate hearing...
Thanks for all of the replies and helpful...
Thanks for all of the replies and helpful suggestions!
I just looked and for 2 months out, July 15 there are many available at all different times. Seems like I won't need to get up at 2 am to...
Anne Frank House online tix - what time of day do they release them for
I want to get tickets for July so I'll check on the date 2 months prior in May. I know they're 6 hrs ahead of me but I don't know if I need to check at 8 am their time or 9 am perhaps? I read on...
Good to know, thanks!
Good to know, thanks!
Thanks for the replies. WarEagle76- I agree...
Thanks for the replies.

WarEagle76- I agree with your thought-process. I'm not sure we'll revisit that area and also we couldn't do all that is included on that excursion on our own. So I'll go...
WarEagle76-- I enjoyed your review and photos -...
WarEagle76-- I enjoyed your review and photos - thanks so much for posting them. We'll be doing this itinerary (reversed) this summer and I'm trying to decide on the Lucerne optional. It sounds...
CCJack - I'm sure not all are the same but the...
CCJack - I'm sure not all are the same but the travel insurance company I use allows a date change. If yours doesn't and you have to pay an additional amount to do that maybe Viking would compensate...
I'm glad to know about this - I wonder if there's...
I'm glad to know about this - I wonder if there's any way to tell which ships it will be on when you're ready to book a cruise because I'd want to avoid it. Just my opinion but that's not something...
When we took this cruise with Viking 2 years ago...
When we took this cruise with Viking 2 years ago the Tile Museum tour didn't run because there weren't enough signed up. We took a taxi to the museum on our own and enjoyed it and didn't feel we...
When we did it last year we had to pay for the...
When we did it last year we had to pay for the taxi once we got off the ferry. It was a nominal amount - maybe $5 or $8 pp? The one we used was basically a pickup truck with benches in it and a...
Yikes! Sorry about that. I had no idea -- and...
Yikes! Sorry about that. I had no idea -- and hence should not be offereing advice here :o

We had the Classic.
Nice thread FuelScience - thanks for doing all...
Nice thread FuelScience - thanks for doing all the legwork!

One Viking perk you show is no longer given:

"Premier Tier (After 3 trips)
Complimentary Viking Air Plus services"

I just called...
Since no one has replied yet I'll take a stab at...
Since no one has replied yet I'll take a stab at it but it's been a year since we last sailed and things may have changed...also my memory might not be completely trusted :o

We had the standard...
Mynki - that's what the OP said they're doing - a...
Mynki - that's what the OP said they're doing - a land tour of India and they're considering adding the cruise beforehand. :o
Thank you for posting the link to your great trip...
Thank you for posting the link to your great trip report. I enjoyed it very much and got some ideas for our Rhine cruise next summer. I had to chuckle at the notes at the end on fellow...
Viking "My Journey" - keep an eye on it!
I have a Viking Rhine cruise booked for 2017 with pre-extension in Lucerne and post-extension in Amsterdam. Last night I got an email from Viking saying that 2017 extensions were now available and I...
Eaglewatchers, I'm glad to hear Viking let...
Eaglewatchers, I'm glad to hear Viking let passengers add or change excursions on the ship and you're not locked in by the pre-sailing choices you make online now. I really don't like their new way...
Hilarious! Haha, I totally believed that X...
Hilarious!

Haha, I totally believed that X was trying desperately to grab a younger demographic -- thank God it was a joke or I would've sworn off X forever :p
So nice to read such a positive post! Glad that...
So nice to read such a positive post! Glad that you had such polite fellow cruisers :)
You do need the Global Entry card at Pt. Everglades
We came in through Ft Laud last week. Because we got off the ship early by carrying our own luggage there really weren't lines at customs longer than a few people. I asked about a Global Entry line...