Exclusive Northern Lights and European River Discovery - Hero Image Exclusive Northern Lights and European River Discovery - Hero Image
Exclusive Northern Lights and European River Discovery - Hero Image

Exclusive Northern Lights and European River Discovery

29 Day Fly, Stay & Cruise Discovery with $4000 Bonus Value including City Stays, Scenic Rail Journey & More

  • Low Deposit $1499*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | 04 October 2023

Set Sail on 4 October 2023

Exclusive Northern Lights and European River Discovery

29 Day Fly, Stay & Cruise Discovery with $4000 Bonus Value including City Stays, Scenic Rail Journey & More

  • Low Deposit $1499*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | 04 October 2023

Package Inclusions

Economy Flights to London Returning From Budapest

Bonus Transfer from London Airport to Southampton
Bonus 1 Night Hotel Stay in Southampton

14 Night Northern Lights cruise from Southampton onboard Island Princess
Enjoy an Overnight Stay Onboard in Alta, Vantage Point for the Northern Lights

Onboard Dining Across a Range of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package with Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges

Transfer from Southampton Port to London
Bonus 3 Night Hotel Stay to Discover London

Eurostar Rail Transfer from London to Paris
Bonus 3 Night Hotel Stay to Explore Paris
One Way Flight from Paris to Munich

8 Day Relaxed Luxury River Cruise from Deggendorf to Budapest onboard Avalon Waterways in a Spacious Deluxe Stateroom

Bonus Transfer from Munich Airport to Deggendorf to Embark Your Cruise
Gourmet Onboard Dining with Seasonal & Locally Sourced A la Carte Menus
Regional Wine & Beer with Lunch & Dinner
Specialty Onboard Entertainment
Complimentary Wifi Onboard
Daily On Shore Excursions with Expert Guides
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus Onboard Gratuities (valued at $344)


View All

Your Itinerary

Itinerary Map
Itinerary Map
Southampton, England

On arrival at London Airport, you will be transferred to Southampton for your overnight hotel stay. This vibrant city is more than just a cruise stop. Step back in time on a walk of the city’s old walls or learn more about the city’s maritime history at the Sea City Museum.

Southampton, England

Embark your 14 Night Northern Lights cruise from Southampton onboard Island Princess.

At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by.

Stavanger, Norway

Welcome to Stavanger! This lively city retains a small-town atmosphere, with plenty of museums, stunning architecture, and a scenic waterfront to discover. Explore the cobbled lanes of Old Town, search for vibrant street art and shop and dine along Ovre Holmegate, perhaps Norway’s most colourful street.

At Sea

Enjoy relaxing days at sea.

Tromso, Norway

Welcome to Tromso, the capital of the Arctic. Encompassed by extraordinary wilderness, Tromso is the ideal place to witness the incredible northern lights in winter and experience the midnight sun in the summer months. Ride the cable car to Mt Storsteinen for panoramic city views, admire the iceberg-shaped Arctic Cathedral and learn about local wildlife at the Polaria Arctic Experience Centre and Aquarium.

Alta, Norway

Welcome to Alta! This Arctic wonderland is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors. Take in the breathtaking views from Alta Canyon, admire the UNESCO protected rock carvings of Hjemmeluft and discover the culture and history of the Sami people.

At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Lofoten Islands, Norway

Welcome to the Lofoten islands! Here, staggering peaks meet white sand beaches to create a landscape like no other. Lined with colourful fishing villages, no visit is complete without a hiking adventure and trip to the beach. No matter where you go in Lofoten, you’ll be met with breathtaking views.

At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Alesund, Norway

Welcome to Alesund! After being devastated by fire in 1904, Alesund’s architecture was rebuilt in Art Nouveau style, setting it apart from other Norwegian cities. Go museum hopping, sample fresh seafood and head up to Fjellstua Viewpoint for incredible views over the city.

At Sea

Enjoy relaxing days at sea.

Southampton, England

Today you will disembark your ship and be transferred to London for your 3-night hotel stay.

London, England

A hub for lovers of history, fashion, food, and art, London hosts an eclectic mix of old and new. No trip is complete without visiting the city’s treasures, enjoying a show on the West End, and tucking into a pub meal. Enjoy your 2 days at leisure to explore the sights of London.

Paris, France

Enjoy the Eurostar today as you travel from London to Paris.

Welcome to Paris, the city of light and the global centre of art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Famed for its 19th-century architecture, Paris is home to some of the most formidable and renowned structures in the world, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Paris, France to Deggendorf, Germany

Fly from Paris to Munich where you will be met by an Avalon Waterways representative to transfer you to Deggendorf. On arrival, you will board your Avalon Suite Ship for your 8 Day Luxury River Cruise from Deggendorf to Budapest.

Passau, Germany

Welcome to Passau! This German city is home to Europe’s largest church organ, with more than 17,000 pipes, found inside St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets, admire the stunning baroque architecture and explore the Oberhaus Fortress that looms above the town.

Linz, Austria

Welcome to Linz, where you can find both the old and the new. Wonder at the beauty of the baroque buildings, with key sights including Old Town Hall, the Old Cathedral and Hauptplatz. For art and history lovers, be sure to visit the Lentos Kuntsmuseum and the Ars Electronica Centre.

Ybbs an der Donau, Austria - Day Excursion to Melk

Welcome to Melk, home of the 11th century Melk Abbey. This vast monastery is built high above the town and boasts baroque halls and vast libraries. In the city’s south lies the Renaissance Schallaburg Castle, a 1000-year-old architectural piece of art surrounded by gorgeous gardens.

Vienna, Austria

Welcome to Vienna, the famed capital city of Austria! Home to Mozart, Beethoven and Freud, this opulent city is known for its palaces, museums and architecture. Don’t forget to have a taste of the city’s delectable cuisine and visit the theatre to experience the music Vienna is revered for.

Hainburg, Austria

Embedded in a fairy tale landscape and fortified city gates Hainburg ad Donau lies between two European capitals – Vienna and Bratislava. Hainburg is a gateway to the past with picturesque narrow streets and numerous buildings, represents architectural styles from several eras.

Budapest, Hungary

Welcome to Budapest, the classically stunning capital of Hungary. Journey up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the countless museums trace city life from Roman times onward. Don’t miss Trinity Square, home to the 13th century Matthias Church and the fairy tale turrets of the Fisherman’s Bastion. Enjoy an overnight stay onboard. 

Budapest, Hungary

Farewell Budapest today as board your flight home or ask us about our flexible flights & extend your stay.


See full itinerary

Important Info

Ocean Cruise Upgrade:
Upgrade to an Oceanview Stateroom Onboard Island Princess from only $599 per person

Ocean & River Cruise Upgrade:
Upgrade to a Balcony Stateroom on Island Princess & a Panorama Suite with Open-Air Balcony on your River Cruise from only $2199 per person

Ocean Cruise Sets Sail on 04 October 2023

River Cruise Sets Sail on 24 October 02023

Travel based on Ocean Cruise Departure  4 October 2023 & River Cruise Departure 24 October 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.

Pricing is subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.

Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.

Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.

*Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to
1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of credit; which can be used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at the time of booking.

Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day-by-day basis.

Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Please note – onboard benefits valued have been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of inquiry.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.

Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

These fares/prices may change due to the availability or currency fluctuations.

Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.

Please note that a majority of US-based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival, and are in addition to our advertised package.

Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size, or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.

All passports, vaccinations, and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

All passports, vaccinations, and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada, and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.

Product Code: MRC-9706

From $9,990 pp*

Need more information from our holiday experts?

Please provide a preferred departure date
Please select a number between 2 and 2
Please select a number between 0 and 2
Please select a number between 0 and 2

Total: $9,990.00

price is per person twin share