​​​​​​​​Frequently asked questions - robert young estate wine cruise

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What does the price include?

All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom.

This exclusive wine cruise features special tours, tastings and on board sessions led by Robert Young Estate Winery.


Are excursions included?

​Immersive tours are included in each city or town you visit, along with free time to explore the city according to your own interests. They can take place on foot, via motor coach, or a combination of the two and are led by knowledgeable, English-speaking local guides.  Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options are available and most itineraries feature bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours.

Are all meals included on board?

​All meals on board the ships are included in the cruise price. 


How many dining options does the AmaDolce offer?

All meals are served in the main restaurant but you can choose to have dinner on one of the nights at The Chef's Table Specialty restaurant.

The Main Lounge also offers tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments daily.


What beverages are included?

Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast and new for 2018, Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks.


Is internet available on board?

​​High-speed Internet service is available free of charge as part of the in-stateroom "Entertainment-On-Demand." Additionally, AmaWaterways offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship.


Is trip insurance available for purchase?

​Yes! Travel protection is available for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical Expenses, and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay and Baggage Delay. To purchase a Travel Guard Cruise Protection Plan, please contact us at ETM Wine Tours, etmwinetours@gmail.com


Is there a special deal for solo travelers?

AmaWaterways does offer independent travelers a way to enjoy single occupancy staterooms with no additional single supplement fees.   Waived single supplement applies to cruise only on select departures for new bookings of stateroom categories D and E in Europe, based on availability.  Category upgrade charges apply. Waived Single Supplement is not combinable with other current savings or promotional offers, except Past Passenger Privilege Program and Onboard Future Cruise Benefit Program. Waived single supplement is capacity controlled, limited to availability and subject to change/termination without notice. 


What is the maximum capacity on board the AmaDolce?

Built in 2014, the AmaDolce has a maximum capacity of 144 passengers and 45 crew; a very nice 1:3 crew/guest ratio.


What makes wine cruises different from non-wine cruises?

Each wine cruise is hosted by a qualified North American wine expert, who brings hand-selected wines on board to serve during tastings and the special wine paired dinner.  In addition, wine cruises offer exclusive excursions specifically designed to further immerse you into Europe’s renowned wine regions.

The wine host will also lead interactive discussions and hold tastings during your cruise.  




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