AmaWaterways suspends remainder of 2020 season

AmaWaterways suspends remainder of 2020 season

CALABASAS — The remainder of AmaWaterways’ 2020 river cruise season, including all regularly scheduled departures in Europe, Asia and Africa, has been suspended due to the global pandemic.

The cruise line previously extended its suspension of operations to Nov. 15. This latest extension does not apply to the chartered river cruise series on the Rhine that has been in operation since July.

“We are so thankful for the patience and understanding of our guests and travel advisor partners,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. “Although this year has brought many unprecedented challenges, it has also underscored the importance of facing these obstacles with flexibility and optimism. We are confident that our 2021 and 2022 river cruise season will create incredible experiences and cherished memories that are well worth the wait!”

To accommodate those booked on a 2020 affected sailing, AmaWaterways is offering a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) equal to 115% of the value of purchased services, allowing guests to reschedule their luxurious river cruise in Europe, Asia or Africa through Dec. 31, 2022.

Next year, the river cruise line will introduce two new ships to the Rhine and five new itineraries and land programs throughout Europe. Additionally, AmaWaterways will return to the Nile river onboard the newly designed AmaDahlia for the ‘Secrets of Egypt & The Nile’ itinerary.