2020 Danube Cruise with Jim Cuddy

2020 Danube River Cruise with Jim Cuddy

Optional Add-ons

2-night Budapest Pre-Cruise Package

Arrival & Departure Transfers

Book by February 14, 2020

Many of our clients like to spend a bit of extra time in the destinations they are visiting through pre- (or post-) cruise packages. We are pleased to offer this optional 2-night pre-cruise package in Budapest as a way for you to do just that.



Two-Night Pre-Cruise Tour in Budapest: Itinerary

Day 1 l Budapest: Monday, November 2, 2020

Welcome to Budapest!

  • Greeted at the Budapest Airport by Stewart Travel Group.
  • Shuttles will depart the airport between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.
  • Transfer times will be provided with final documents.
  • Check-in to hotel, starting at 3:00 pm.
  • Stewart Travel Group Information Desk in Hotel Lobby from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
  • If you arrive before the check-in time, your luggage will be stored without extra charge
  • Spend the rest of the day at leisure

Accommodation: Hotel Zara Continental (4 stars) – Standard Room


Day 2 l Budapest: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Enjoy a day in Budapest!

Breakfast: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Guided city tour in Budapest (4 hours)

Buda and Pest were two different towns until the end of 19th Century: Buda is located on the hilly side of the city is dominated by the giant and impressive complex of the Royal Castle. Pest – the commercial and administration quarter of Budapest – is located on the opposite side of the Danube.

Discover the majestic Heroes Square on the Pest side with the famous “Millennium Monument,” which was built on the occasion of the World Exhibition in 1896, and the Museum of Fine Arts (photo stop here).

Through the elegant Andrássy Boulevard with the Opera House we take you to the Parliament and you can also admire the huge St. Stephan Basilica (exterior visit) and the giant Jewish Synagogue (exterior visit).

Crossing the river, you will see the famous Chain Bridge and reaching Buda with its castle district and get in touch with the history. You can also enjoy the great panorama from the terrace of the Royal Castle or from the Fisherman bastion. Admire the beautiful Matthias Church (interior visit included).

Afternoon: Return to the hotel midday and have the rest of the day to explore Budapest

Evening: Welcome dinner and folkloric show at Vadaspark Restaurant (transfers included).

The restaurant is in the outskirt of Budapest in a reservation surrounding, in a forest. This distance provides the all with the traditional "csárda" atmosphere in the restaurant - far from the noise of the modern world still close to the capital city. A large earthenware oven furniture made by artist-craftsmen, and the room's traditionally old tools, pottery, ensures the original atmosphere. Gypsy musicians and folklore dancers will entertain us during dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel Zara Continental (4 stars) – Standard Room



Day 3 l Budapest: Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Breakfast: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

~12:00 pm: Approx. transfer time from the hotel to the pier for cruise embarkation



Pre-Cruise Package Price

  • Double occupancy $795.00 CAD
  • Single occupancy $940.00 CAD
  • Must be booked by February 14, 2020
  • Payment will be taken from credit card on file within 7 business days of booking

If you miss your scheduled transfer due to delays etc. you will be required to make your own way to the hotel by taxi or Uber at your own cost.

Note: You can still reserve this package even if you do not require transfers, however, price will not be adjusted for not using the transfers.


The pre-cruise package includes:

  • 2 nights’ accommodation in standard room with breakfast
  • Transfers from the Budapest airport to the hotel on November 2 between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
  • Tour as per the itinerary with English speaking guide, including entrance fees in Budapest to Matthias Church & Fishermen's Bastion
  • 1 dinner: 3 course-menu with 2 glasses of wine, coffee, mineral water per person
  • Hotel porterage
  • Hotel taxes and services
  • Prices per person


The pre-cruise package does NOT include:

  • International airfare, additional excursions and meals other than those indicated
  • Transfers from the ship to the airport in Nuremburg on November 11
  • Other entrance fee sites, airport porterage
  • Gratuities to drivers, guides and restaurant staff
  • Telephone calls, laundry and other items of a personal nature
  • Bottle of water aboard the bus
  • Travel insurance
  • Any extra costs if scheduled arrival transfer is missed
  • Items not mentioned above



Optional Arrival Transfers in Budapest & Departure Transfers in Nuremburg

In order to confirm your optional arrival or departure transfers between the airport and the ship, you must provide us with your flight information.

Arrival transfers from the Budapest airport to the ship can only be provided for guests arriving into Budapest on November 4 between 6:00 am and 2:00 pm local time. All other guests will need to make alternate transportation arrangements.

Departure transfers from the ship to the airport can only be provided for guests leaving Nuremburg on November 11 requiring transfers between 6:00 am and 3:30 pm local time.

The cost of transfers is:

  • November 4 - Budapest - $45 CAD per person
  • November 11 - Nuremberg - $45 CAD per person

All other guests will need to make alternate transportation arrangements.


All cruise guests are asked to click on the button below and complete this form, whether or not they are choosing to include any add-ons with their trip.

Please RSVP by February 14, 2020.



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