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12 Viking Var Cruise Reviews

Ladriano avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking River cruise was a bus tour


We thought we would try Viking because, let's face it, they have great marketing. It was very reasonably priced, but you really do get what you pay for. We are experienced travelers who have traveled on Uniworld ...
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Sail Date December 2019

superchel avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

This is a VIKING? It was bad!

We had done the Rhine and couldn't wait to go again. I can't believe this is even the same cruise line. The crew was very standoff-ish. But, we made nice friends and the first few days were decent. Then, at ...
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Sail Date June 2019

debimuch avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A Tale of Two Cruises and Lack of Accountability by Viking

We had been planning for our Romantic Danube cruise on the Viking Var for over a year. Eight of us were traveling together to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We have never spent this much money on a vacation ...
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Sail Date June 2019

Travelingwiththetaylors avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Buyer Beware - Not worth the money!

My husband and I decided to take a leap of “financial faith” and take a Viking River Cruise based on customer reviews and feedback from other people. The decision to use Viking River Cruises turned out to ...
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Sail Date November 2018

CC1943 avatar


3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes


An old adage says, “If a man deceives me once, shame on him, if twice, shame on me. Not exactly true when it comes to dealing with Viking Cruises. You can cancel your Viking cruise but even with “cancel for ...
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Sail Date October 2018

Friend2018 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Viking Romantic Danube Cruise was a bust

BUYER BEWARE. The 2018 Romantic Danube Viking Rivers Cruises is a sham. You will not get what you signed up for. We "sailed" with Viking October 12 through October 19, 2018. Our "Romantic Danube River Cruise" ...
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Sail Date October 2018

llsullivan09 avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise experience- Viking

Our Viking river cruise was a disappointing experience; marred by poor customer service and misleading information. While I appreciate there is a drought and hence impact to the cruise that is out of Viking’s ...
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Sail Date October 2018

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Joann Flynn

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes


We "sailed" with Viking October 12 through October 19, 2018 with a three-day extension in Prague, starting on October 9. In short, our "Romantic Danube River Cruise" turned into a "Stressful Danube Bus Tour". ...
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Sail Date October 2018

rballgmh avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Most disappointing vacation I have ever taken

My family decided to do a special river cruise on the Viking Var sailing the Romantic Danube on August 17th. Like several others already noted, our experience was the worst we have ever experienced. I will not go ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Zarky avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I would have paid the cruise price to not go!

Recommendations Supposed to go in the Var to Budapest. River was low so went on the Tor for one night transferred to the Var. We did cruise the Wachau Valley and then transferred to another Long boat at Vienna. ...
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Sail Date August 2018

MizAlica avatar


2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise Disaster in Germany

Um no, no thanks. Never again. I signed up for a Viking River Cruise "Christmas in Germany" cruise in April 2017 for my mother's 50th birthday on assurances we would see "tons of Christmas markets" in Germany - ...
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Sail Date November 2017

enestler avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruises are a Sham - Don't Believe Anything They Tell You

We just returned from a Viking cruise down the Danube, from Nuremberg to Budapest. It was a disaster. Here are highlights: • The embarkation point was changed from Erlangen to Nuremberg (40 min drive) and no ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Viking Var Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Value For Money3.04.1
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