TUI to resume river cruises in March after crossings halted amid Omicron surge

Popular TUI River Cruise cruises will resume at the end of March after winter travel was suspended when the Omicron variant emerged in Europe.

The Rhine program was first halted before Christmas when the German government imposed restrictions on British visitors. the tour operator being forced to cancel its long-awaited festive program.

Holidays resume on board the brand new TUI Skyla on March 28 for the Magic of the Danube voyage. The seven-night cruise will begin in the Hungarian capital Budapest before traveling through Slovakia, Austria and Germany before disembarking in Hungary.

Prices start at £1,120 per person including discounts.

The first 14-night cruise begins on April 8 aboard the TUI Isla ship. The European Icons voyage will begin in Amsterdam and stop at destinations in Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary before disembarking in the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

Prices start at £2,010 per person including discounts.

Rhine cruises begin April 8 with popular Rhine sprouts calling at favorite German destinations including Koblenz and Speyer, as well as Basel in Switzerland. The seven-night trip departs and disembarks in Frankfurt with prices from £1,170 including discounts.

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The themed cruises start on April 1 aboard the TUI Maya with Vines and valleys along the magnificent Moselle.

The journey will include vistas filled with vineyards, traditional taverns and ruined castles introducing passengers to the romantic towns and landscapes of the Moselle Valley. The journey begins and disembarks in Frankfurt with prices starting at £1,110 per person.

All trips are full board or all inclusive. Reservations for all trips can be made now.

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