Our business is inspiring travellers, not just selling holidays
To be able to offer the best, most inspiring journeys is really what makes us tick. No two river cruises are the same and we are here to guide you.
We treat every enquiry as if it was for a close friend. Our warm and expert approach has resulted in many personal referrals and using our expertise to identify the right cruises has generated trust within the river cruising community. We only recommend river cruises that we’ve identified as being the best available and we’ll always advise you of all your options.
Global River Cruising is a travel agent who specialises in all things river cruise. Friendly expert advice and personalised service at no extra charge. Book at the same price as going directly to the tour operator. There are no booking fees and no hidden charges.
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Meet the team
Global River Cruising is a family owned business, run by us, husband and wife team Alex and Simeon Leete and we’re supported by our experienced admin staff. We have a wealth of experience in the river cruising industry and in advising customers on the finer details regarding individual cruises. All enquiries and bookings are taken by our team who will then be by your side every step of the way to answer any questions or to provide advice when or if you require it. We also work directly with Fred Olsen Travel who deliver our administration office in Ipswich.
Tailoring your cruise
As well as offering standard river cruise holidays, we also have the insight and experience to be able to tailor certain aspects of your trip, based on your requirements. Working with you, we can add extras in the most cost effective way, to create the trip you desire. There is always more we can offer than we currently feature on our website, so please let us know if there anything you require and we will endeavour to find the perfect solution.
Answers to all of your questions
Don’t be overwhelmed with the thought of planning your next river cruise, we understand there’s lots to think about, but we’re here to help. We work closely with all the river cruise operators and can advise which will best suit you, based on your individual health needs or those of your travel companions. With knowledge of river infrastructures plus the ships and their amenities, we can help you experience the cruise of your choice, with minimal fuss and total confidence.
Travelling as a group
We appreciate that group organisers have a tough job satisfying everyone’s preferences, fitting to budgets and finding travel on desired dates. We however work closely with river cruise operators who cater well for groups and can arrange dining tables, private dining, adjacent cabins, joint transportation and exclusive excursions, all at competitive prices. Our role is to put the whole group at ease and to take the stress out of arranging the holiday. We’ll keep everyone informed on details leading up to your departure allowing to feel completely in control
We are members or ABTA. We are also licensed to Fred Olsen Travel Ltd. All holidays sold with air travel are ATOL protected. If you would like any further information on how our financial protection works, we’d be happy to discuss this with you. Booking your cruise with us, means you can have total confidence in your booking and all your travel plans.
Trusted by the best in the river cruising business
“We have been working with Global River Cruising for a number of years now. They are a true specialist in river cruising and have personally experienced our product along with many other river cruise lines. They are an independent family business who really pride themselves on their incredible knowledge, experience, and attention to detail and customer service. I would have no hesitation trusting them to take care of my cruise booking, safe in the knowledge that absolutely everything will be expertly handled. They are passionate about cruising and genuinely lovely people.” Joseph Grimley, Head of Sales at Riviera Travel
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What are our customers saying?
Third time with them. Always the same good service.
- Mr Bell, Titan – Uniworld, Burgundy & Provence