Riviera River Cruises announced that it will restart European river cruises in July 2021 with departures on Portugal’s Douro River.
The first departure of the line’s popular 8-day Douro, Porto and Salamanca River Cruise is scheduled for July 2 aboard the Mystic Cruises-owned ship MS Douro Elegance. A 4-day Lisbon extension is also available.
All passengers boarding Riviera cruise ships are required to be fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) or present a negative test before the sailing
Riviera River Cruises’ guests benefit from its flexible customer care policies and its health & safety practices. Included in the flexible customer care policies are COVID cancellation, curtailment protection, and happiness guarantee. If a passenger is not able to sail due to COVID-19, the booking is transferred to another departure date for free with 24 hours’ notice. If a passenger has to cut their holiday short due to COVID-19 and a travel insurer does not cover it, Riviera provides compensation for the missed portion of the voyage. And if a guest is not happy by the 2nd day of their trip, Riviera assists in bringing them back home with a full refund.