About U by Uniworld
Experiencing the cities of the world without the hassle of packing and unpacking and catching different flights is possible thanks to U by Uniworld.
It is a member of The Travel Corporation and targets millennials. It has age restrictions, strictly for 21 to 45-year olds, offering daily itineraries in the different cities to be visited.
You can travel guilt-free because U by Uniworld is an advocate of sustainable tourism as it helps you offset your carbon footprint during the trip, both onboard and onshore. U by Uniworld is also a partner of Just a Drop that helps in providing clean drinking water to communities that have no potable water.
U by Uniworld provides a river cruise adventure around Europe for the millennial generation.
There are two cruises to choose from, both comes with a rooftop lounge where you can grab a drink package in an open-air hangout with the best views, and a nice spot to meet new people while listening to the local DJs, or have a meal on deck.
There is also a full-service restaurant that adopts the culinary style of the places you visit for a better experience. Lastly, the rooms offered range from a simple sleeping space to a full-blown suite complete with waterfront views. Single rooms, and special rooms with share rates are also available.
Of course, the trip is not limited to the water for you can have several daily options of activities, excursions, events, and farm trips onshore to bask in the beauty of the city, or plan on your own. Not only would you get to see Europe in an extremely convenient way, you get to unpack your things only once!
How Does It Work?
You can book a river cruise with your favorite travel agent, or give a personal call, or book in their website.
Choose between the The A or The B ships as your waterfront hotel that serves as your taxi, restaurant, nightclub, and yoga studio to take you to several European destinations. You can get to the ship either by arranging a transfer through U by Uniworld to and from the airport or you can arrange your own means of transport to the ship.
Once onboard, you get to arrange with the crew your daily schedule, or you can explore the cities independently. You can also take yoga classes, and wine tasting classes onboard during the eight-day cruise.
Cost and Price Plans
The eight-day cruise starts from US$1,499. U by Uniwrold offers six accommodations. The Seine Experience is from Paris to Paris and the rate per day per person is around US$212. Rolling on the Rhine is from Amsterdam to Frankfurt, Germany’s Finest starts at Frankfurt and ends at Regensburg, and The Danube Flow is from Regensburg to Budapest all of which has a rate per day per person at around US$187.
Dashing through the Danube which starts from Regensberg to Budapest has a rate of US$237 per day. Lastly, A Merry Little Christmas Cruise starts and ends at Budapest with a rate of US$220 per day.
The inclusions are two meals- brunch and dinner with select non-alcoholic drinks, shore excursions, gratuities, and onboard entertainment and selected activities. In some countries, port charges are part of the inclusions. Agent rates may not be included, depending on where you booked your trip.
Deposit 10% of the cruise fare within 72 hours of reservation, and final payment must be desposited at least 120 days before the departure. Reservations are cancelled if payment is not received on a timely manner. Revision fee is also charged for changes in passenger name or in the itinerary.
Purchasing the Uniworld Travel Protection will also provide you “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver that guarantees 100% of the cancellation charges in the form of future travel credit certificate which is valid for two years, and non-refundable, and cannot be redeemed for cash.
You must send your cancellation to U by Uniworld in writing for it to be effective on the date of receipt.
For more information, visit https://www.ubyuniworld.com.
Most reviews online compliment the convenience of traveling in a mobile hotel. Most young travelers enjoy the interior design, and the hip take on river cruise. The reviewers also liked how U by Uniworld connect the passengers on the social media before and after the trip.
Competitors and Alternatives
Azamara Cruiseline can be an alternative to U by Uniworld. It has three cruise ships and the starting price is cheaper which is US$1289. It accommodates more passengers, and cruises to the British Isle and Western Europe, and now expanded to Asia.
Carnival Cruise Line is a competitor of U by Uniworld for it caters to families and other age groups. U by Uniworld is cheaper in rate for Carniva Cruise starts at US$199.
Viking Ocean Ships can be an alternative if you are aiming for more ship availability. They have 6 ships and each can accommodate 930 passengers with a starting price at US$2744.
Where to Buy?
You can access their site for reservation at www.ubyuniworld.com/ap/ or contact your travel agent.
Millennials will surely have a blast with U by Uniworld! You can travel Europe in a convenient and hassle-free vacation with a travelling boutique hotel that can take you to different cities, plan your vacation according to your preference and enjoy the local culture.