An Unparalleled River Cruise Experience with AmaWaterways

Family-owned and operated, AmaWaterways is known for immersive and authentic cultural experiences, pioneering innovation and extraordinary service. Travel through the rivers of Europe, Asia, and Africa on small ships inspired by luxury yachts. Experience exquisite locally-sourced cuisine, signature twin-balcony staterooms, spa services, and fleet-wide wellness program. Twenty ships have earned a prestigious Green Award Certification for their safety, quality and environmental performance. 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

Book Your River Cruise with AAA and Save with Combinable Benefits for Amazing Value!

AAA Member Benefits:

  • $200 per stateroom savings on cruises less than 7 nights
  • $300 per stateroom savings on cruises 7-11 nights
  • $600 per stateroom savings on cruises of 14 nights or more
  • Welcome Amenity

AAA Vacations® Amenities:*

  • $200 per stateroom savings (on select sailings)
  • $150 per stateroom onboard spending credit on 7-11 night cruises (on select sailings)
  • $300 per stateroom onboard spending credit on 14 night cruises (on select sailings)
  • 24/7 Member Care & Best Price Guarantee

Military Service Member Savings:

  • $100 per person savings on your river cruise when you mention promotion code MIL100 at time of booking. (Must call AAA Travel Agent to apply the promotion code to receive the Amawaterways military discount. New bookings only. Must be active or retired military with valid military ID.)


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8th graders enjoying winning Discovery Crew contest


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. 

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 Agents can offer you expertise and highly personalized recomendations. They also add real value to your vacation experience by making you aware of in-market offers - often combinable with AAA Member Benefits and amenities. 

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*AAA Member Benefits and AAA Vacations® restrictions apply. If you make a booking with us for a qualifying AAA Vacations® cruise 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. Best Price Guarantee is valid only for new bookings made through the Auto Club Group travel agency. For complete terms and conditions, visit or ask your AAA Travel Agent.