In celebration of National Nurses Week, luxury river cruise line AmaWaterways is giving away a free cruise on a selection of Europe sailings between October through December 2021. Eligible frontline medical professionals can receive their free river cruise with one paying guest in the same stateroom.
Frontline medical heroes participating in the program can now redeem their free cruise certificate on a choice of 30 sailing dates in 2021. In addition, in honor of National Nurses Week, the complimentary river cruise offer has been re-opened for a limited time to active medical professionals and active first responders who may not have had the opportunity to enroll last year.
“Our frontline medical heroes have worked tirelessly over the past year to keep our communities safe, and they deserve so much recognition for their unwavering dedication,” said Kristin Karst,executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. “It is our honor to provide these selfless individuals with a much-needed break on a memorable river cruise vacation, where they can rest easy and enjoy leisurely days full of discovery in magnificent European destinations!”
The AmaWaterways free cruises for medical professionals are offered on a wide selection of seven-night itineraries. With an average of only 150 guests per ship, instead of the more common nearly 200, AmaWaterways delivers each guest with a personal, family-like cruise experience.
Frontline workers can sail aboard these smaller river ships and dock in the center of town. Cruises for this program include departures on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers that pass verdant steep-sloped vineyards, visit historic cities and view crumbling castle ruins.
Highlights of these river cruises voyages include:
- Romantic Danube, visit Grand European cities like Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. From meeting a local apricot grower in Austria’s Wachau Valley to exploring Czech Republic’s charming mountain town of Český Krumlov, guests will experience the charm of Old World Europe.
- Enchanting Rhine, one of the most popular river cruise choices for first-times, the Rhine is known for its nearly 40 castles, many still in operation. In Cologne, sip a locally brewed Kölsch, or hike or ride a bike through Germany’s Black Forest.
- Magical Christmas Markets, taking guests on a dreamlike journey through magical Christmas Markets brightly decorated with wooden huts stocked with handicrafts and delicious treats. Sailing through Austria and Germany, guests will be able visit Nuremberg’s Christkindlesmarket, one of the world’s most famous Christmas Markets, among many others including in Passau, Linz and Vienna.
AmaWaterways is known for its award-winning cuisine, spacious staterooms, and a wide choice of guided shore excursions included in every port. Enhanced health and safety protocols are in place along with personalized service. Enjoy the open-air sun decks with heated pool or whirlpool. Specially selected wines and beer are included with every lunch and dinner. Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ships plus Entertainment-On-Demand systems are in each stateroom.
Frontline medical staff can contact a travel agent or visit AmaWaterways to book their free AmaWaterways Heroes cruise.
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