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The world has changed in ways that we never could have imagined, and the way in which we choose to explore it has never been more important.
We recognise that even most experienced traveller needs additional peace of mind right now. Here are seven reasons you can feel confident planning your Viking ocean, river or expedition cruise today:



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    Risk-Free Guarantee

    Plan with peace of mind knowing you can change your cruise up to 24 hours before you depart when you book before 30 September 2020, and Viking will waive any fees – the most flexible policy of any cruise line.

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    Small yet wonderfully spacious ships

    Our small ships boast open-plan Scandinavian interiors filled with natural light and alfresco dining areas. Plus we’ll take you to the heart of the destination by docking where larger ships can’t, and via priority docking arrangements on Europe’s rivers.

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    Award-winning service

    Every Viking staff member is hand-picked by our experienced management team and trained to the highest of Swiss standards. Viking is the only cruise line to guarantee its award-winning service.

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    Like-Minded Fellow Travellers

    With no kids and no more than 930 guests on our ocean ships and 190 on our river ships, you’ll never feel you’re in a crowd. What’s more, your fellow travellers are seasoned explorers who are eager to learn more about the world around them. Connect at one of our fascinating onboard lectures, wine tasting events or destination performances.

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    Inclusive Value

    One upfront fare that includes everything you need. No nickel and diming. All onboard meals; wine, beer and soft drink with lunch and dinner; wi-fi; unlimited access to specialty coffees, teas and bottled water; an enriching shore excursion in every port of call as well as tipping and gratuities.

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    Book now, pay later

    With a deposit of just $500pp, you can secure your 2021-2023 cruise at 2020 prices and save. Full payment is not required until four months before departure. And with Viking’s small guest numbers and pent-up demand, prices will rise.

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    The time is now

    Enticing cruise offers, including flight credits and savings of up to $4,600 are available on a range of itineraries when booked before 30 November 2020. Don’t delay: As travellers forward-plan and re-book for 2021, some of our most popular itineraries, departure dates and stateroom categories are starting to sell out.

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TERMS & CONDITIONS SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER 2020 OFFERS


  • Prices are per person, in Australian dollars, based on double occupancy and correct at time of printing. Prices include all advertised discounts and all offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. All offers are only valid for new bookings and only on selected departures made between 1 September and 30 November 2020 unless sold out prior.
  • Included Flights and Flight Credits will be booked by Viking and with Viking’s choice of airline from major gateway cities in Australia and New Zealand. Should the applicable airfare be higher than the value of the Included Flights or Flight Credit, guests are required to pay the difference. Any unused portion of the Included Flights or Flight Credit is forfeited and cannot be transferred towards any other portion of the booking or any other person. Flights are subject to availability. Flight offers only valid if booked in conjunction with a selected Viking River cruise. All offers only valid on new bookings made between 1 September and 30 November 2020 unless sold out prior.
  • A non-refundable deposit of AU$500 per person is required to secure a confirmed reservation within 3 days of booking otherwise the reservation may automatically cancel. For bookings with an air component, a second non-refundable deposit of AU$1,000 per person is required 10 months prior to departure or at the time of flight booking, whichever comes first. This is in addition to any costs to be paid where the applicable airfare is higher than the value of the Included Flight or the Flight Credit.
  • A 72-hour air schedule notification will be sent for review before we proceed with ticketing. Any changes requested after the 72-hour air schedule notification are subject to a fee of AU$50.00 per person in addition to any change fee the airline charges. Guests who make bookings more than 10 months prior to the departure date are permitted to make one complimentary change once the 72-hour air schedule notification is received. Guest information form is to be completed before the flights are scheduled.

CUSTOM AIR

AU$250 per person Custom Air fee for Economy and AU$500 per person for Business Class will apply if you wish to:

  • Nominate the airline
  • Add an en-route stopover to/from Europe or Russia
  • Travelling as a party of 3 or more passengers and wish to be booked on the same flight
  • Choice of airlines: British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Qantas*, Qatar Airways or Thai Airways
  • Choice of stopover cities: Bangkok, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong or Singapore

En-route stopover(s) permitted as follows:

  • British Airways – Singapore in one or both directions
  • Cathay Pacific – Hong Kong in one or both directions
  • Emirates – Dubai in one or both directions
  • Qatar Airways – Doha in one direction only
  • Qantas* - Singapore in one or both directions
  • Singapore Airlines – Singapore in one or both directions
  • Thai Airways – Bangkok in one or both directions
  • Gateway deviation is permissible to the following cities: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Lisbon, London (Heathrow), Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Nice, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Rome, Stockholm, Venice, Vienna, Zurich.

*Qantas Custom Air is only available for new bookings made between 1 September and 30 November 2020 in conjunction with Viking’s Included Flights or Flight Credit offer.

Viking will endeavour to meet your airline request. No specific flight times or flight number request will be accepted. Restrictions of availability, routing and fares provided by the airline carrier apply. In addition to the applicable Custom Air fee, guests are required to pay for the difference between the value of the Included Flight or Flight Credit and the Custom Air airfare. Guests are responsible for payment of all stopover accommodation and other related costs. Custom Air is non-refundable, non-changeable, not redeemable for cash, non-transferrable, non-upgradable and non-redeemable for cruise credits. Airline schedules are subject to change without notice and Viking is not responsible for any additional charges and/or amendments which may be incurred due to airline schedule changes.


TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR CRUISE ITINERARIES AND ASSOCIATED OFFERS

  • Viking Homelands price based on 17 April 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • In Search of the Northern Lights price based on 12 January 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Into the Midnight Sun price based on 24 June 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Iceland’s Majestic Landscapes price based on 16 July 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Baltic Jewels & the Midnight Sun price based on 22 July 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • British Isles Explorer price based on 25 March 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Mediterranean Odyssey price based on 7 November 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Empires of the Mediterranean price based on 24 March 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Mediterranean & Adriatic Sojourn price based on 3 March 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Ancient Adriatic Treasures price based on 23 April 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Mediterranean’s Iconic Shores price based on 25 July 2021 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV2).
  • Australia & New Zealand price based on 21 February 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Komodo & the Australian Coast price based on 26 November 2021 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Far Eastern Horizons price based on 18 April 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • North Pacific Passage price based on 20 September 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Classic Panama Canal Passage price based on 16 November 2021 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • Alaska & the Inside Passage price based on 23 May 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • South America & the Chilean Fjords price based on 5 December 2021 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV3).
  • 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise price based on 24 December 2021 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2).
  • 2022 Viking World Horizons price based on 10 January 2022 departure in Veranda stateroom (V2).
  • Grand European Tour price based on 8 November 2022 departure in Standard Stateroom (F) and Veranda stateroom (B). Flights included up to the value of AU$1,800pp is available on all departures and will be applied at time of booking.
  • European Sojourn price based on 19 October 2021 departure in Standard Stateroom (F) and Veranda stateroom (B). Flights included up to the value of AU$1,800pp is available on all departures and will be applied at time of booking.
  • Rhine Getaway price based on 21 November 2021 departure in Standard stateroom (F) and Veranda stateroom (B). Flight credit up to AU$500pp is available on all departures and will be applied at time of booking.
  • France’s Finest price based on 15 November 2022 departure in Standard Stateroom (F) and Veranda stateroom (B). Flights included up to the value of AU$1,800pp is available on all departures and will be applied at time of booking.
  • Waterways of the Tsars price based on 8 October 2021 departure in Deluxe stateroom (DX) and Veranda stateroom (BX). Flights included up to the value of AU$1,800pp is available on all departures and will be applied at time of booking.
  • Portugal’s River of Gold price based on 12 November 2023 departure in Standard stateroom (F) and Veranda stateroom (B). Flight credit up to AU$500pp is available on all departures and will be applied at time of booking.
  • Pharaohs & Pyramids price based on 15 December 2021 departure in Standard stateroom (B) and Veranda stateroom (A).
  • America’s Great River price based on 22 July 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V1) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV2).
  • New Orleans & Southern Charms price based on 14 January 2023 departure in Veranda stateroom (V1) and Penthouse Veranda stateroom (PV2).
  • Magnificent Mekong price based on 1 August 2022 departure in French Balcony stateroom (C) and Veranda stateroom (B).
  • Antarctic Explorer price based on 13 November 2022 departure in Nordic Balcony stateroom (N2) and Nordic Penthouse stateroom (NP).
  • Arctic Adventure price based on 9 September 2022 departure in Nordic Balcony stateroom (N2) and Nordic Penthouse stateroom (NP).


Risk-Free Guarantee valid on all new and existing bookings made before 30 September 2020, for more information visit https://www.vikingcruises.com.au/risk-free-guarantee.html



For full details on flight restrictions please click here - https://www.vikingrivercruises.com.au/my-trip/air-services/index.html