Win a river cruise on the Rhine with Viking Cruises

Sign up to CatarAction by Orbis before 31st December 2020 and you will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win an eight-day cruise for two people sharing a D or C grade French Balcony Stateroom on Viking's Rhine Getaway river cruise (Basel to Amsterdam or Amsterdam to Basel).

The winner will be selected in a random draw, by an independent judge, on Monday 11th January 2021 and will be notified by letter or email within one week of the draw being held.

To opt out of the prize draw, please contact us

This fantastic prize includes:

  • Two return scheduled economy class flights from London
  • Eight-day cruise
  • Six guided tours
  • All meals on board
  • Specially selected house wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Free tea, coffee and snacks any time on board
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Onboard gratuities
  • All port charges, government taxes and overseas transfers

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Eight-day itinerary for Viking's Rhine Getaway river cruise

Amsterdam to Basel or Basel to Amsterdam

Picture-book hilltop castles, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery – it all awaits your discovery along the River Rhine. From the canals of Amsterdam and centuries of history in Cologne to the dramatic fortress of Ehrenbreitstein, multicultural Strasbourg and the enchanting Black Forest, this magical journey transports you to another world.

Day 1 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Settle in and relax, or head out and explore this charming city.

Day 2 Kinderdijk, The Netherlands

Enjoy a guided walking tour of the historic network of UNESCO-listed windmills and flood management devices at Kinderdijk. On board, indulge in some delicious Dutch treats including jenever, the juniper flavoured spirit.

Day 3 Cologne, Germany

Take an included tour through the lovely riverside city of Cologne. Visit the iconic Gothic cathedral,

and stroll around the Old Town. Enjoy free time to explore Cologne’s shops and brewhouses.

Day 4 Koblenz and Rüdesheim, Germany

From Koblenz, join an included tour to visit Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, constructed between 1817 and 1828. Overlooking the point where the rivers Rhine and Mosel meet, this vast and impressive complex stood guard for centuries.

Day 5 Speyer, Germany

An included walking your takes you to the UNESCO-listed Speyer Cathedral, a magnificent Romanesques building with a soaring interior.

Day 6 Strasbourg, France

Your guided walking tour of this lovely city, home to the European Parliament, takes you to the Old

Town and Cathedral Square. Enjoy free time to discover Strasbourg’s beautiful churches, medieval covered bridges and indulge in the delicious local Alsace cuisine.

Day 7 Breisach, Germany

Drive through Germany’s beautiful Black Forest, with its mountains and fairytale scenery and visit a

local cuckoo clock-making workshop for a fascinating demonstration. This afternoon, enjoy free time in the pretty riverside town of Breisach.

Day 8 Basel, Switzerland

We take you from your ship to Basel airport for your return flight to the UK.

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Rhine Getaway Terms & Conditions

Conditions of entry

  • This prize draw (the "Promotion") is only open to UK residents, excluding employees and agents of (a) the Promoter or (b) any company connected with the production or distribution of this Promotion, as well as their relatives or members of their family or household.
  • Entrants must be aged 18 years or over at the time of entry. Proof of eligibility must be provided upon request. By entering the Promotion you are deemed to accept and be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • Everyone who signs up to CatarAction by Orbis before 31st December 2020 will automatically be entered into the prize draw. Only one entry will be accepted per person or email address. Please email [email protected] or call 020 7608 7269 to opt out of being entered.
  • The Promotion will start at 12.01am on 7th September 2020 (“Opening Date”) and the closing time/date for the Promotion is 11.59pm on 31st December 2020 (“Closing Date”). The Closing Date of the Promotion cannot be extended.
  • There will be one winner who will be selected in a random draw by an independent judge from all eligible entries, held on Monday 11th January. The winner will be notified by letter or email within one week of the draw being held and will be given details of how to accept their prize. Failure by the winner to accept the prize in the manner specified within 14 days of the Promoter's email will make any claim invalid and the Promoter will then select another winner (again selected randomly in a draw) from all remaining eligible entries who will be contacted as above.
  • The prize is an 8-day cruise for two people sharing D or C grade French Balcony Stateroom on Viking’s Rhine Getaway river cruise (Basel to Amsterdam or Amsterdam to Basel).
  • The cruise can depart on any available date in 2021.
  • The cruise includes the following:
    • Two return scheduled economy class flights from London
    • Eight-day cruise
    • Six guided tours
    • All meals on board
    • Specially selected house wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
    • Free tea, coffee and snacks any time on board
    • Free Wi-Fi on board Onboard gratuities
    • All port charges, government taxes and overseas transfers
  • The prize winner and companion will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the departure/arrival airport, in London, and all associated costs. Travel insurance is not included. Any other expenses incurred in connection with the prize will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner and their companion. The holiday must be taken in 2021. Validity of the prize cannot be extended.
  • The prize winner will be responsible for supplying valid passports and, where necessary, for obtaining appropriate visas, vaccinations and inoculations. It is strongly recommended that travellers take out adequate travel insurance.
  • Viking Cruises cannot be responsible for unforeseen cancellations or changes in dates or times of flights or cancellation of the holiday due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
  • The holiday is ABTA and ATOL protected.
  • Viking Cruises cannot be responsible for entries that are lost, damaged or incomplete. Gifts, prizes and other promotional items are not transferable, may not be re-sold and are subject to availability. Prize cannot be exchanged for cash. No cash equivalent will be offered if the flights are not needed. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute any such gift, prize or item with a gift, prize or item of equal value.
  • The name and county of the prize winner will be available after the closing date by submitting a written request to the Promoter or by visiting vikingcruises.co.uk/competitions.
  • The determination and decision of the Promoter on all matters shall be final and no promotional correspondence or discussion will be entered into. The Promoter reserves the right in its reasonable discretion: (a) to disqualify any claimant, competitor or nominee whose conduct is contrary to the spirit of the rules or the intention of the promotion and to declare as void any or all of their claims or entries based on such conduct.
  • No entries will be accepted in bulk, from agents or third parties.
  • The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend or cancel the Promotion should virus, bugs, tampering, fraud or other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter corrupt or hinder the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion.
  • The Promotion and these terms and conditions, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and any applicable provisions of mandatory local law.
  • Details of Orbis UK supporters will be shared solely with Viking for the purpose of drawing a winner and then for carrying out necessary administration for the winner of this prize draw. The data will not be used or retained by Viking for any other purpose.

Promoter

  • The Promoter is Viking Cruises, Nelsons House, 83 Wimbledon Park Side, London SW19 5LP (company number 01283655), who is responsible for all elements of prize fulfilment

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