River Cruise Lines Comparison Viking, Emerald & Scenic River Cruises CHOOSING THE BEST ONE

River Cruise Lines Comparison Viking, Emerald & Scenic River Cruises CHOOSING THE BEST ONE

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River Cruise Lines Comparison Viking, Emerald & Scenic River Cruises. Real Travel expert Laura Dodson, with Cruise & Travel Specialists of Portland Oregon, joins Ken to compare three of her most recommended river cruise lines, Viking River Cruise, Emerald Waterways and Scenic River Cruises. Laura defines the differences between each line and where they fall in terms of category with Emerald Waterways and Viking River cruises being premium, and Scenic being luxury. Learn which river cruise line is the most all inclusive and which one has some very innovative onboard features. Laura also details a river cruise comparison by total cost between each line, the results of which may surprise you, but there are caveats which one needs to consider when booking your next European river cruise. All of this, plus some great river cruise tips, the types of guest each river cruise line attracts, a look at the atmosphere on board and best time to book your next river cruise on Viking, Emerald Waterways and Scenic Cruises

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Image & Video Credits:
Scenic Clips and Images: Courtesy of Scenic Cruises
Emerald Waterways Clips and Images: Courtesy of Emerald Waterways
Viking River Cruises Clips and Images: Courtesy of Viking
River Cruise Rafting Image: Courtesy Stefan B from Bratislava, Slovakia, via Wikimedia Commons

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00:00 Introduction
00:14 Special Guest & Travel Expert, Laura Dodson
01:07 What is "all inclusive" in river cruising?
01:36 Scenic River Cruises
02:23 Viking River Cruises
03:13 Emerald Waterways
03:28 Comparison of Public Spaces & Amenities
04:37 Background on Emerald Waterways
08:37 All About Scenic River Cruises
11:08 Stateroom Size Comparison & Solo Cabins
14:01 Itineraries Offered
15:14 Beverage Packages
15:54 Guest demographics
16:26 Food Comparison
17:57 Price Comparison USD
22:18 WiFi
23:17 Mobility Issues
24:00 How Do You Know Which Line To Choose
24:31 Water levels: How Scenic & Emerald Work with CHUBB Insurance
27:24 Who is Best Suited for Each Cruise Line
28:22 Booking advice
29:53 Contacting Laura