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A Soulful Epicurean Experience

Discover Paris & France on the River in Provence

10 day | U.S Flight: Aug 23, 2023 | Arrival: Aug 24, 2023 | Departure: Sept 3, 2023

7-night river cruise from Avignon to Lyon plus 3-night post-cruise land package in Paris, France

Special introductory package price until 9/30/2022, savings of $1180 per package:

starting at $4859 per person, based on double occupancy 

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I'm excited to announce Fab World Travel Design's 1st Annual Hosted River Cruise Experience!

Felecia Storey, Owner of Fab World Travel Designs, has personally partnered with AmaWaterways to curate the first-ever "Soulful Epicurean Experience" on the river

In short, it's the first-ever river cruise itinerary to focus on Black Heritage on the European Rivers -- AND YOU'RE INVITED!

Join us while we explore the black cultural history of Marseille before boarding the award-winning AmaKristina in Avignon as we sail through the South of France along the Rhône River to Lyon. You will conclude your journey in Paris, where many Black artists, writers and entertainers made their mark. Enjoy a variety of experiences exclusive to those special itinerary, such as guided tours showcasing jazz, food and wine, all while shining a light on Black heritage. 

What's Included in Your River Cruise and Land Package: 

  • 7-night river cruise in an elegantly appointed riverview stateroom

  • All fine dining in multiple venues on board, including The Chef's Table specialty restaurant 

  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner 

  • Daily Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour

  • A variety of included excursions each day, such as guided hikes, bike rides and tasting tours 

  • Complimentary high-quality Wi-Fi

  • Transfer from the ship to your hotel in Paris via TGV high-speed train

  • A 3-night stay at the Renaissance Arc de Triomphe hotel in Paris* with daily breakfast

  • Specially curated Josephine Baker excursion and "Black History of Paris" city tour

  • The services of one of our wonderful Cruise Managers throughout your river cruise and land journey

What IS NOT Included: 

  • Your international airfare -- please let me know if you want pricing

  • Travel Insurance, which we offer can be purchased after you've booked your cruise package 

  • Tips for services and experiences 

  • Beverages not included with breakfast, lunch, dinner, or Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour 

  • Personal charges such as laundry, phone calls, etc 

  • Extended days in destination, outside the noted itinerary 

  • Additional sightseeing, activities and experiences outside of your itinerary

  • Passport fees, immunization costs, and local departure taxes (when applicable) 

EXCLUSIVE EXCURSION HIGHLIGHT: BLACK HISTORY OF PARIS TOUR
Discover centuries worth of Black history as you venture to several sites in and around Paris during this exclusive full-day tour. You will see the iconic Arc de Triomphe and the Monument to the Abolition of Slavery as your guide shares the history of the Code noir, a decree passed by King Louis XIV in 1685 defining the conditions of slavery. From there, you will drive past Montmartre, learning about the cabarets and famous jazz musicians who made their mark here before walking through the African district, renowned for its African food and street vendors, and visiting Little Africa, a gallery space and cultural initiative in La Goutte d’or district. Your full-day tour also includes a panoramic tour of the left bank of Paris, the Latin Quarter and Pantheon Square, where renowned US-born Black entertainer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker was inducted in November 2021

A Soulful Epicurean Experience Itinerary

Additional exclusive experiences for this sailing are being curated and will be announced soon.

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International Airfare

 International airfare from the United States IS NOT included in this package price.  Please review the suggested airports and flight plans to consider.  If you’d like pricing for air, please let me know.  

Airfare will open 335 days before departure which is September 22, 2022

PLEASE NOTE: You have two options of airfare to consider.

 

  1. Book roundtrip flights to and from Paris.  If you choose to fly into Paris, you’ll need to take the TGV train into Arles.

  2. Book your arrival flight into Marseille (MRS) and your departure flight from Paris (CDG or ORY).

Flight Dates for this Itinerary (no extended pre or post-stays)

Pro-Tip: I suggest arriving in Paris 1 day prior to the ship’s departure date.  This allows you to acclimate to the time change, explore more of the destination, and avoid any unexpected flight delays or cancellations.  You don’t want to miss any part of this epic experience and you don’t stress either!

  • Depart U.S.: Wednesday, Aug 23, 2022 | Arrive in France: Thursday, Aug 24, 2023

  • Depart Paris: Sunday, Sept 3, 2023 

Pricing Information

Promotional pricing is valid until Friday, Sept  30, 2022 and a full cruise deposit + agency mgmt fee is due at the time of booking.

Stateroom category preference and location is subject to availability.  The 156-passenger AmaKristina ship is expected to sell-out!

What if I need to cancel?

$350 of your per person deposit is non-refundable.  To protect your non-refundable investment, the purchase of travel insurance is highly recommended.  You can quote yourself a policy at the widget below.

Important Dates
Non-Refundable Deposit: $550 per person (includes agency fee) 

Final Payment Due: Monday, April 26, 2023


Cancellation Policy (Non-Refundable Costs) 
 
  • More than 121 days prior to departure: $350/pp
  • 120-90 days prior to departure: $550/pp
  • 89-60 days prior to departure: 35% of total package price + agency fee
  • 59-30 days prior to departure: 50% of total package + agency fee
  • 29-7 days prior to departure: 80% of total package + agency fee
  • 6 days prior to departure: 100% of total package price + agency fee
  • Flight changes & Cancellations will be provided at time of booking
  • Travel Insurance is non-refundable

 

Highly Recommended Travel Protection -- Be Protected From The Unexpected 

Travel Protection is highly recommended to protect your vacation investment against the unforeseen adn the unexpected. If you're sick due to an illness or COVID prior to travel, any non-refundable payments will be covered. 

To review coverage and purchase travel protection visit: Get a Travel Insurance Quote Now. Available 24/7 - Click Here! 

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This 156-passenger vessel boasts spacious staterooms with exclusive Twin Balconies, a choice of dining venues, a heated pool with swim-up bar, complimentary Wi-Fi on board and more.

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Got Questions?
Your Travel Advisor
Felecia Storey
Group Travel Specialist 
Fab World Travel Designs
E: hello@fabworldtraveldesigns.com
O: 678-952-3028
Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Thursday 10 am - 7 pm EST
Friday: 10 am - 5 pm EST
Saturday: By appointment only 
Preferred Method to communicate or email:
 
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