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River Cruises

Receive an exclusive luxury gift box when you book selected Luxury River or Luxury Ocean Cruises with Barrhead Travel before 31st December 2017*. Relax before your holiday with a glass of wine and exquisite delicacies from our luxurious hamper featuring a special collection of quality products, chosen with you in mind.
*minimum spend of £2,000 applies
Discover the joy of our river cruises in Europe, the Nile and the Far East. - a unique and relaxing way to explore the world, enjoyed by both experienced and first-time travellers alike.  Throughout time rivers have served as the world’s natural highways, connecting people and cultures, which is one of the reasons why so many of the world’s major cities, towns and sites of historical significance have developed and are situated along riverbanks.  Whether you would like to explore the romantic cities of the Danube or take a journey into ancient history along the Nile, a river cruise is one of the most culturally enriching and rewarding travel experiences you can have, offering an unrivalled opportunity to enjoy in-depth exposure to the lifestyle, customs, history and people of each and every country you visit.

Read our essential guide to river cruising and learn all about the world of luxury river cruising.

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Small, intimate ships • all river view cabins • the convenience of docking in the heart of town • hassle-free travel • ever changing scenery • relaxed and informal atmosphere • no motion sickness

WHAT'S INCLUDED:  Flights or rail travel as applicable plus transfers • all meals on board • beer, wine and soft drinks at dinner • shore excursions • entertainment and lectures  (please note: services and facilities included may vary depending on your chosen river cruise operator).


EXCLUSIVE RIVER CRUISE DEALS FROM BARRHEAD TRAVEL:  Jewels of Spain, Portugal & the Douro RiverEnchanting Danube & Prague

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE RIVER CRUISE LINES:  AMA WaterwaysAmadeus River Cruises • APT River CruisesAvalon Waterways • Emerald WaterwaysNewmarket Holidays • Riviera TravelScenic Tours • Titan River CruisesU By UniworldUniworld River Cruises • Viking River Cruises

We bring you all the latest deals from the world’s leading river cruise liners including Viking River Cruises and The River Cruise Line. With packages to suit a range of needs and budgets, Barrhead Travel has options for everyone and our friendly team are on hand to help in any way we can to help you select the best deal and book your dream break.  So enjoy an unforgettable adventure with a river cruise and take advantage of these great, affordable river cruise deals from Barrhead Travel.

Viking operates the world’s leading fleet of deluxe vessels built specifically for river travel.
‘The Best of European River Cruises’ invites you to discover some of the most beautiful waterways.
APT's river cruises offer choice, variety and value, with fully inclusive fares and no hidden costs
With the worlds youngest river cruise fleet Avalon Waterways vessels have an average age of 2 years.
Book with Emerald Waterways and your meals on board, excursions, travel & transfers are all included
Explore Europe's finest rivers and waterways on board the ever-popular Olympia or Sound of Music.
Rivera Travel's luxury vessels operate carefully crafted itineraries along Europe's finest rivers
Scenic Tours award-winning European river cruises offer a truly all-inclusive experience.
Shearings offer an exciting range of river cruises along some of the most scenic rivers in the world
Discover a new way of cruising, with Titan’s award-winning service and the world’s greatest rivers
Make history and change the way you see the world. River cruising for 21 – 45 year-olds.
Each Uniworld vessel is designed to be as unique & inspiring as the destinations they visit