• D
  • C
  • B
  • A
  • Advance Suite

Early Booking Savings pricing

August 2, 2024
  • $ 2,999
  • $ 3,299
  • $ 3,999
  • $ 4,199
  • $ 5,499

Rate After

August 2nd, 2024
  • $ 3,299
  • $ 3,599
  • $ 4,399
  • $ 4,599
  • $ 5,999
The price listed is per person, based on double occupancy. A limited number of rooms are available for solo travelers at 130% of the double occupancy rate, excluding the Advance Suite. Port Fees and taxes of $249 per person are additional.
  • Accommodation in one of five luxurious categories of your choice aboard the five-star Advance by Transcend Cruises.

  • Specially curated menus including (8) breakfasts, (8) lunches, and (8) dinners

  • On board "Advance Experiences," including culinary and cocktail mixology classes

  • Free-flow coffee, water, teas, juices, and soft drinks

  • Free-flow premium beers, wines, and spirits

  • Welcome & farewell cocktail receptions

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi

  • Shipboard staff, expert guide, and driver gratuities

  • Enhanced shipboard entertainment

  • LGBTQ+ Cruise Managers and local expert Tour Guides

  • Team of John Heath Travel Cruise Hosts

  • Shore excursions

  • Entrance fees to all sites, museums, and attractions

  • QuietVox listening devices on all excursions

  • Tips/Gratuities

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

  • Complimentary fitness and wellness spaces, including the spa, pool, and fitness center

  • Complimentary use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

Deck 1 & Deck 2

Deck 3 & Deck 4

Join Us on The Ultimate Rhine River Cruise Journey!

Experience a one-of-a-kind experience aboard our luxurious 5-star river cruise. Enjoy immersive shore experiences, gourmet dining, and world-class amenities. Reserve your spot now and create unforgettable memories!

Terms & Conditions

PROGRAM COST EXCLUSIONS: Passport fees, visas, and visa photos as required; personal expenses such as full-service laundry, telephone calls, and meals other than specified; accident/sickness, trip cancellation insurance, and baggage insurance; optional sightseeing excursions; baggage charges on aircraft; local and international departure air/airport tax(es); airfare and associated local taxes, airport facility and security taxes and federal inspection fees not listed in the “Tour Cost Inclusions” section of the brochure; transfers and baggage handling to/from airport/hotel/ship on the day(s) of arrival and departure if you are arriving/ departing earlier or later than the scheduled programs dates: meals, alcoholic or other beverages, and all other services not explicitly mentioned in the “Tour Cost Inclusions” section. Port taxes & fees: $249; and emergency medical evacuation insurance (strongly recommended). 

PROGRAM SIZEAdvance by Transcend can accommodate up to 110 passengers.

PROGRAM COST INCLUSIONS: Enrichment and entertainment programs; eight nights aboard Advance by Transcend Cruises; welcome and farewell receptions; all meals on board the ship as well as complimentary beverages as outlined in the included section of his website; all excursions and activities as detailed in the itinerary; complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the cruise; transfers and luggage handling if guests arrival(s)/departure(s) coincide with the scheduled program dates; bottled water while touring; gratuities to all tour staff, drivers and ship personnel; tour managers throughout.

RESERVATIONS, DEPOSITS, & FINAL PAYMENT: To reserve a space in this program, a $850 deposit is required per person. Please call us at: 317-584-7800 to reserve your passage. Reservations are acknowledged in order of receipt until the maximum enrollment has been reached. Deposits may be made with a major credit card (Mastercard, Visa & Discover). The final payment due is 90 days before departure.

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: Notification of cancellation must be received in writing (via e-mail: from the participant.. Trip deposits are refundable minus an $850 fee per person up to 90 days before departure. Cancellations received 89 days before departure or up to and including departure day are subject to be charged 100% of the tour price per person.

INSURANCE: We highly recommend the purchase of trip cancellation insurance to cover unexpected trip interruptions, cancellations, and lost baggage. The exclusion of pre-existing medical conditions is often waived if the insurance is purchased within 14 days of the initial deposit. John Heath Travel or Transcend Cruises, including their representatives, employees, and agents, will not bear responsibility for any costs, losses incurred or suffered by the guest, or guest’s dependents or traveling companions, with regards to, but not limited to, cancellation or curtailment of the tour, emergency evacuation expenses, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, damage/theft/loss of personal baggage, money, and goods. Nor do they accept liability for any airline cancellation penalty incurred by purchasing a non-refundable airline ticket or other expenses incurred by tour participants in preparing for the tour.

AIR ARRANGEMENTS: International airfare is not included in the program’s cost. Transcend Cruises, John Heath Travel does not accept liability for any airline cancellation penalty incurred by purchasing a non-refundable airline ticket. The air ticket, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the passenger and the airline concerned. Your airline ticket constitutes a contract between you and the airline.

WHAT TO EXPECT / PHYSICAL HEALTH: All participants must be generally healthy. Any condition that may require assistance or special medical attention must be reported at the time of your reservation. All programs require physical independence and mobility. Please report any physical or mental condition that requires special medical attention or physical assistance when you make your reservation. Travelers must be able to embark or disembark the ship and motor coaches alone or with minimal help from their traveling companion, climb stairs, and step over raised thresholds without assistance. Travelers requiring assistance must travel with a companion who will be responsible for handling equipment. Many cities and towns being visited were founded centuries ago, and the terrain is rugged. Therefore, a fair amount of walking along narrow cobblestone streets, stone floors, or uneven and slippery terrain and climbing several flights of stairs (some without railings) is expected. Walking excursions often cover at least one mile/1.6 km and are approximately three hours long. Participants can get off at various points and return to the ship leisurely. Participants with heart or lung conditions may want to consult their physician before departure. Participants with medical issues and dietary restrictions must be made known to us well before departure, and impairments regarding mobility must be disclosed before booking. If you have any questions about this program’s activity level or your ability to participate, please email for assistance. 

PREPARING FOR YOUR JOURNEY: You will receive comprehensive pre-departure travel information, including specific suggestions for packing. 

CHANGES IN ITINERARY, PROGRAM, STAFFING, AND COSTS: Transcend Cruises reserves the right to change the itinerary. We also reserve the right to change a program’s dates, staff, itineraries, or accommodations as conditions warrant. All prices quoted are based on prevailing fuel prices and currency exchange rates in effect as of June 2024 and are subject to change. 

RESPONSIBILITY: Transcend Cruises and John Heath Travel (collectively, “Transcend”) act only as agents for the passenger concerning travel services. All passengers acknowledge that participation in the trip and its activities involves the risk of injury to their person and property. They voluntarily accept all risks of personal injury and property damage arising from their participation in the trip. As lawful consideration for being permitted to attend the trip and participate in these activities, the passengers at this moment release and discharge Transcend Cruises, John Heath Travel and their respective officers, directors, trustees, employees, governing board members, agents, and related entities from all claims and demands whatsoever that the passengers may hereafter have for injuries or part by the negligence or other wrongdoing of such organizations for their officers, directors, trustees, employees, governing board members, agents or related entities. Transcend Cruises and its employees, shareholders, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors or trustees, successors, and assigns (collectively “Transcend”) are not liable for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such person or entity or any other third party. In addition and without limitation, Transcend Cruises is not responsible for any injury, loss, death, inconvenience, delay, or damage to person or property in connection with the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from, but not limited to, acts of God or force majeure, acts of government, acts of war or civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, bites from or attacks by animals, insects or pests, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind or the threat thereof, sickness, illness, epidemics or the threat thereof, the lack of availability of or access to medical attention or the quality thereof, overbooking or downgrading of accommodations, mechanical or other failures of airplanes, vessels, or other means of transportation, or for any failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart timely or safely. If, due to weather, flight schedules, or other uncontrollable factors, you are required to spend an additional night(s), you will be responsible for your hotel, transfers, and meal costs. Baggage is entirely at the owner’s risk. The right is reserved to decline to accept as a trip participant, or remove from a trip, without refund, any person Transcend Cruises judges to be incapable of meeting the rigors and requirements of participating in the activities or who is abusive to other trip participants, leaders or third parties, or who Transcend Cruises determines to detract from the enjoyment of the trip by others. Transcend Cruises reserves the right to change the itinerary or trip features at any time and for any reason, with or without notice. Transcend Cruises shall not be liable for any loss because of such changes. Ship schedules, port calls, hours of arrival and departure, sightseeing events, special programs, and guest lecture series (if applicable) are subject to change or cancellation. Transcend Cruises reserves the right to substitute motor coach transportation using hotels, inns, or lodges for cruise accommodations if necessary due to weather, water conditions or levels, other events of force majeure, mechanical, or other conditions beyond the control of Transcend Cruises. Therefore, Transcend Cruises is not responsible and is not required to compensate passengers under these circumstances. Transcend Cruises may cancel a trip (or an option) for any reason whatsoever; if so, its sole responsibility is to refund monies paid by the participant to it. Transcend Cruises, however, is not required under these circumstances to refund the cost of any purchased travel insurance. Transcend Cruises is not necessary to cancel any trip for any reason, including, without limitation, the United States Department of State, World Health Organization, or other Warnings or Advisories. Transcend Cruises is not responsible for penalties assessed by air carriers resulting from operational and itinerary changes. Transcend Cruises reserves the right to substitute vessels, hotels, or attractions of a similar category for those listed in this brochure. Occasionally, issues arise in various regions of the world that lead some groups and individuals to call for travel boycotts or other political action. 

PERSONAL INFORMATION: All personally identifiable information tour participants provide is strictly confidential. Personal information is not shared with third parties or made publicly available except under the following circumstances: Name, home city, and email address be included in the tour participant list that is distributed to tour staff and participants before departure; relevant information provided by tour participants to Transcend Cruises and is shared with the agents providing tour services in the destination. Per the contractual agreement, the tour operator and its agents are prohibited from sharing or selling this information to other parties. *Please let us know if you would like to opt out of sharing your email address on the tour participant list.

APPEARING IN PHOTOS: Photos taken while traveling with Transcend Cruises may be posted on photo-sharing websites or social networking sites. Your likeness may appear in photos or videos posted by Transcend Cruises, John Heath Travel, or other travelers, and the materials could be circulated worldwide. You may also choose a trip photo to appear in future promotions; we will try to notify the traveler in advance, but no compensation is available for appearing in a trip photo used for promotional purposes.

DISCLAIMER: Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in this publication. Transcend Cruises is not responsible for errors or damages resulting from using the information contained herein. Information contained in this brochure is subject to change.

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