An Unparalleled River Cruise Experience with AmaWaterways

Family-owned and operated, AmaWaterways is known for immersive and authentic cultural experiences, pioneering innovation, exquisite locally-sourced cuisine and extraordinary service. Regardless of where you sail, you’ll be warmly welcomed aboard comfortable, elegantly-appointed ships by friendly crew who always go above and beyond to ensure that every mile you travel becomes your most cherished memory. Your AmaWaterways fare includes:

  • Small group guided excursions with a variety of choices in every port
  • Fine dining in multiple venues on board, including at The Chef’s Table Restaurant
  • A selection of fine wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour
  • High-speed internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary fleet of bicycles you can use to explore on your own or on guided tours
  • Bottled water replenished daily

Sail Aboard the Highest-Rated River Cruise Ships

AmaWaterways travels through the rivers of Europe, Asia and Africa., via small ships inspired by luxury yachts. Your experience onboard features fine amenities and experiences, such as signature twin-balcony staterooms, spa services, exquisit cuisine,  and fleet-wide wellness program. Twenty of Amawaterways river cruise ships have earned a prestigious Green Award Certification for their safety, quality and environmental performance.


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Your 8th Grader Could Win an 8-Day European River Cruise!**

Contest Open Aug 23-Sep 23, 2022

The Discovery Crew river cruise, sailing March 12-19, 2023 through the Netherlands and Belgium, is sure to be an adventure of a lifetime! It’s an opportunity for up to 60 student contest winners and their accompanying parent/legal guardians to make friends — and experience together — the arts, food, culture, and customs of these exciting European countries. Visit Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Kinderdik, Delft, Gouda, Middleburg, Bruges, Ghent, and Antwerp (subject to change without notice). Prize package includes: airfare, 8-day river cruise, travel insurance and more!

For Contest Details, Official Rules and to Enter, click here

Sponsored by: The Auto Club Group, AmaWaterways and Allianz Global Assistance. 

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AAA Vacations® Amenities:*

  • $500 per stateroom discount on cruises less than 14 nights 
  • $800 per stateroom discount on cruises of 14 nights or more
  • $150 onboard credit per stateroom on cruises less than 14 nights
  • $300 onboard credit per stateroom on cruises of 14 nights or more
  • Over 180 AAA Vacations departures to choose from

AAA Member Benefits:

  • $300 per stateroom discount on cruises less than 14 nights
  • $600 per stateroom discount on cruises of 14 nights or more
  • Welcome gift

AAA Travel Value & Experience

Planning and booking your next AmaWaterways river cruise is convenient and hassle-free when you let us handle the details. Our knowledgeable AAA Travel Advisors can offer you highly personalized suggestions and expertise. They also can add real value to your vacation experience by making you aware of  in-market offers-- often combinable with AAA Benefits and Amenities. 

Expect more of your travel planning experience with AAA Travel. We look forward to booking your AmaWaterways river cruise today!



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**NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents of specific zip codes served by The Auto Club Group within the United States who are at least 13 years old and who are 8th grade students in good standing at their school at the time of entry. Contest ends 9/23/22. To enter and for Official Rules, including prize descriptions and eligible zip codes, visit  Void where prohibited.

*AAA Vacations terms and conditions. If you make a booking with us for a qualifying AAA Vacations® cruise or tour vacation, and you find a valid better rate for the exact itinerary within 24 hours of your booking, AAA Vacations® will match the lower rate and send you a $50 AAA Vacations® future travel credit certificate. Certain restrictions apply. For complete terms and conditions for the AAA Vacations® Best Price Guarantee, AAA Vacations® 24/7 Member Care, and travel providers contact your AAA branch or visit Best Price Guarantee valid only for new bookings made through a participating AAA motor club and/or AAA travel agency. AAA Vacations® 24/7 Member Care vouchers are only available to AAA Vacations® customers. At least one member of the traveling party must be a AAA/CAA member.