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Jump ship to the liberating world of Avalon.

The best things in life are free. Floating through time and timeless scenery is no doubt one of the most luxurious ways to see the world. Yet on an Avalon cruise, we believe the greatest luxury is freedom – the freedom to wake up to a world of possibilities, the freedom to personally design your days of discovery and the freedom to pursue your passions at your desired pace. Avalon goes beyond the one-size-fits-all itineraries and traditional sightseeing of other cruise lines to offer engaging new ways to see the Old World. 

Our whim-powered cruising philosophy paired with an exciting menu of included Avalon Choice excursions allows you to take full advantage of “me” time and free time without charging you extra. And to complement this free-to-be-and-see cruising style, we also offer complimentary happy hour, bicycles and a host of other freebies and goodies you won’t find on other cruise ships. Whether you’re contemplating a break from classic cruising or another river cruise line, come learn the ropes of Avalon where there are no strings attached.

    Free falling.

    Excursions Included. The greatest days begin with a wide-open world of possibilities and a blank canvas to color as we please. Avalon serves up an exciting menu of included Avalon Choice excursions that put you in pursuit of history, mystery, culture, and cuisine. But we don't stop there.  Our no-one-does-it-like-this “Active & Discovery” itineraries inspire you to fall in love with the world in new, “you” ways with a choice of at least three (3!) free excursions every day of your vacation! All for the same price as a traditional cruise.

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    Free Fare.

    Indulgent Dining. Break free from conventional cruise cuisine and dine as you like, when you like, where you like–always included. Whether you opt for a sumptuous four-course dinner or a lighter tasting menu, hand-crafted excellence is always on the menu. Where and when you choose to indulge in your preferred cuisine is also up to you. In the mood for the glass-walled Panorama Dining Room, the coziness of the Panorama Bistro, the breeziness of the Sky Grill, or the simple allure of al fresco? Your table – or picnic basket – is ready when you are. 

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    Free to see.

    Sweet Suites! Offering you the perfect blend of elegance and ease, our dreamy Panorama Suites® feature he industry’s only Open-Air Balconies with the widest-opening windows in cruising.  We've blurred the lines between outside and in with more space with nothing between you and the view. While other cruise cabins offer you a bed facing the wall, Avalon’s irresistible Comfort Collection beds face the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling Panorama window for unfettered vantage point to soak in the world’s ever-changing scenery. We call it a view with a room!   

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    Free flowing.

    Quench Your Thirst. Beverages. Libations. Pick-me-ups. No matter your cup of tea, you'll find no shortage of free-flowing specialty coffees, teas, filtered-infused water, and treats in your Club Lounge. Get a handle on what's brewing 24/7 on us! Enjoy regional wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner with our compliments.    

    Free-spirited.

    Complimentary Happy Hour. One part gin. Two parts joy. Our cocktail selections match the vibe on our ships – happy! And with Avalon, “Happy Hour” includes free, specialty drinks offering you free-“dom” (“drinks on me”) at its best!

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    Free Roaming.

    Wi-Fi on Board. With Avalon, you’re never unplugged from adventure. Unlike other cruise companies that charge for Wi-Fi on ship, with us, you can say “goodbye” to expensive wireless charges and “hello” to seamlessly staying connected to friends, family and the world. Stay connected while getting away from it all on your Avalon cruise. 

    Care Free.

    At Your Service. Need fresh towels? Complimentary room service? A firmer or softer Comfort Collection mattress setting? Our worldclass staff is at the ready to ensure your comfort and convenience on board. Just dial 9 for personalized attention anytime.  

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    Free wheeling.

    Complimentary Bikes. Enjoy free-wheeling adventures and on-your-own discoveries with complimentary bicycles and e-bikes as you cruise on land. Just ask your Avalon Adventure Host for maps, suggestions and personally tailored routes created with Komoot, the top-rated planning and navigation app for cycling and hiking.

    Free time.

    Mobile App. Make the most of your free time with your personalized, AvalonGO mobile app. Hold the world in your hand with complimentary GPS navigation, docking locations, daily schedules and menus, and tips for free-time pursuits!  

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