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Who is Alex Leete? A passion for travel and over 15 years' experience in the industry encouraged me to set up Global River Cruising, our own family run company. Over the last few years we have been on as many river cruises, ships and seen as many destinations as we possibly can so we can rightfully call ourselves "experts". As independent specialists we work hard to find the perfect river cruise for our clients - at the very best prices too!

Learn more by joining our “River Cruising Webinar Wednesdays”

Join our fun and informative river cruising webinar series this July to learn more about river cruising and let our independent view and expertise take you beyond what the brochure tells you. The rivers of the world are of course still flowing and we are all longing to get back to the voyages of discovery […]

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The 10 Best No Fly River Cruises You Need To Try

Unlike many further afield overseas holidays, river cruises in Europe really lend themselves to the increasingly popular “no-flying” holiday concept.  Due to climate concerns regarding carbon emissions and the restrictions in airports due to Covid-19, river cruising without flying will become even more in demand, we predict. The start and end destinations are usually capital […]

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How-to-book-our-free-at-home-virtual-holiday-consultation

We know your frustration as we hear it all the time.  “I just want to understand about luxury river cruises but there’s just too much information out there.” If that sounds like you, then our virtual holiday consultation could be just what you are looking for. Here at Global River Cruising we understand your frustration.  […]

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Can Virtual Cruising Help Inspire Your Next River Cruise?

—Join our free virtual event & find out— Let’s be optimists that we will all be back safely travelling again very soon. But in the meantime we can dream.   The rivers of the world are still flowing and we want to be back sailing along their banks soon.  At this time of year, the trees are […]

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Are Titan river cruises good value for money?

The British worldwide touring company Titan now offers river cruises. Titan river cruises have become more and more popular, and what’s not to like? Their VIP Travel service offers you hassle-free transfers from your home to your point of departure, be it your local airport or being taken to one of the UK’s larger airport’s […]

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Uniworld SS Bon Voyage Ship Review

The SS Bon Voyage is one of the most luxurious and newest river cruise ships of Uniworld’s line of Super Ships. Here is our take on the new Uniworld ship.

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FAQs about Water Level Disruption on Danube River Cruise Holidays

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Russian Waterways Cruises – FAQ

A Russian river cruise can cover the must-see sights of Moscow and St Petersburg whilst also allowing you to discover a more rural Russia which still exists today. What can you see on a Russian river cruise? What is the best time of year to go on a Russian river cruise? What are the ships […]

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River Cruise Ships – Amadeus Queen Review

I have been lucky enough to have been invited to the christening on the Lüftner family’s 14th ship, no mean feat for a family owned river cruise line.  Mrs Lüftner’s speech outlined the challenge when she recalled standing and looking at all the ships lined up together in their winter dry dock and calculating that […]

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Why not enjoy the beauty of the Royal Clipper and the Adriatic

With so many modern cruise ship experiences on offer these days, why would you turn back the clock and aim to produce a 21st century version of a vessel that Thomas Cook would recognize or take the lead from that famous BBC serial “The Onedin Line”? At Star Clippers, the desire is to be able to […]

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Tulip River Cruising In The Netherlands

The waterways of The Netherlands are ideal for a river cruise especially in springtime to see the stunning Tulip and Bulb fields in full bloom.  Ranging from a 4 night mini cruise to a luxury 10 day voyage. One of our favourites  is with Amadeus onboard the beautiful Silver III – their brand new flag […]

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Introduction to No Fly River Cruises in France By Rail

This week’s blog post is an introduction to the reality of doing a French river cruise without having to set foot in an airport.  In the UK, our rail system is poor apart from routes leading directly into London.  But once at St Pancras for the Eurostar, then the European mainland is waiting.  So, our […]

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