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CRUISE WITH DAVE

Welcome to the Home of River Cruise King!

This is where your dreams take form and where I begin to match you to the perfect river cruise itinerary and ship. Get ready to embrace new places, enjoy new experiences, and possibly even some new friends!

 

One of the trips below could be your 'perfect something new' and I'm excited about the lifelong memories you're about to make.  I know that sometimes planning trips like this can be overwhelming, but I'm here to not only make it fun, but turn it into a truly perfect experience from the beginning.

 

Sailing in one of these carefully curated, escorted groups with all your accommodations and tours already included, plus my tips to help fill your free time means you can travel without having to worry about being bored, what to do before and after your river cruise, or having to arrange tours and activities on your own.  I am here to help you.

 

Does that sound good to you?

 

Look thru my upcoming departures thru 2026 to see if one captures your imagination. If you already know exactly what you want you can easily sign yourself up.  Not sure? Then take a look, jot down your three favorites, and let's schedule a face-to-face call to discuss any questions you might have.

I am always standing by to help so let's get you started choosing your adventure and get you on a river cruise!

JOIN A CRUISE WITH DAVE

PICK AN ESCORTED JOURNEY

15 Nt Iceland & Norwegian Fjords  |  May 25, 2024

Bergen to Reykjavik

 

 

 

 

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SPECIAL GROUP RATE COMBINABLE WITH VIKING PAST PASSENGER BENEFITS

SILVER SPIRITS PACKAGE FOR MY ROYAL COURT MEMBERS OR OBC / PRIME CHOICE OF CABIN

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Not 
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to Come!

Norway & Iceland 2024
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10 Nt Ireland & Scotland / Oceania   |  August 14th, 2024

Dublin to Edinburgh / + Pre & Post trips pending

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 for 1 FARES

+ FREE AIRFARE & TRANSFERS AND

FREE GRATUITIES /

Choice of either 

6 FREE TOURS

or FREE BEVERAGE PACKAGE

or $600 Shipboard Credit
 

SOLD OUT
WAIT LIST
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Ireland & Scotland 2024
Iberian Transatlantic

7 Nt French Daze & Ibiza Nights  |  Sept. 29, 2024

Roundtrip Barcelona / Combinable as B2B with Dave's Explora Iberian Wonders and Moroccan Mystique Cruise 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CLICK HERE TO GET THE MOST
UP TO DATE RATES ON THIS OR ANY 
VIRGIN VOYAGES CRUISE

but wait there's more!

THE NEXT 3 CABINS GET AN

EXTRA $300 DISCOUNT &

$600 MORE SAILOR LOOT

OVER & ABOVE CURRENT

OFFERS!

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Explora Iberian Wonders and Moroccan Mystique Cruise 

October 6th to 16th, 2024

Roundtrip Barcelona / Combinable as B2B with Dave's 7 Nt French Daze & Ibiza Nights on Virgin Scarlet Lady

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SPECIAL DAVE EXTRA!
Choose ONE of the options below.

ONE Private Car & Guide:

Local Highlights Tour

(Value - Up to $875 per Couple)

OR

- ONE Private Car & Guide:

Customize Your Day Tour

(Value - Up to $800 per Couple).

Choose from the ports below.

MALAGA - LISBON - TANGIER

 

OR

-$500 Euro per Couple Shipboard Credit

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25% OFF
THRU
MARCH

XMAS Market Cruise 24
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Magic of Advent on the Main & Rhine  |  December 8, 2024

My BEST EVER! Nuremberg to Strasbourg with Braunfels

 

 

 

 

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SPECIAL GROUP RATE INCLUDES FREE GRATUITIES IF BOOKED BY AUGUST 31ST, 2023

SHIP SET ASIDE FOR US TO FILL THRU SEPT 1ST!!!

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ONLY 5 A1
CABINS +1 SOLO LEFT!

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14 Nt Aukland to Sydney with Tasmania   |  January 6th, 2025

Combinable with VIKING' 32 Nt Circumnavigational Trip!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JUST $25pp DEPOSIT IF BOOKED BY FEBRUARY 28TH!

REDUCED AIRFARE

MY GROUP RATE IS LESS THAN THE CURRENT PUBLISHED VIKING RATES!

$25 PER PERSON DEPOSIT

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32 Nt Circumnavigation of Australia   |  January 20th, 2025

Roundtrip from Sydney w/ 1 Overnight in Bali

COMBINABLE WITH MY NEW ZEALAND CRUISE JAN 6TH, 2025

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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REDUCED AIRFARE

MY GROUP RATE IS LESS THAN THE CURRENT PUBLISHED VIKING RATES!

$25 PER PERSON DEPOSIT

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Dave is
NOT 
Sailing

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7 Nt Alaska on Silversea's Silver Nova   |  May 15, 2025

The Luxury You Desire & The Value You Deserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 MY GROUP RATE IS LOWER THAN CURRENT PUBLISHED RATES AND INCLUDES $300 PER CABIN ON BOIARD CREDIT

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14 Nt Amazon & Machu Picchu   |  Land & Cruise Tours

 7 Night Highlights of Peru + 7 Night Peruvian Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THIS EXCLUSIVE TRIP ONLY HAS SPOTS FOR 32 GUESTS! ONLY 2 CABINS LEFT ON LEVEL 1

Join Dave & Thierry for an incredible Amazonian adventure

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RESCHEDULED 11 Nt Galapagos Islands | Sept 12th, 2025

7 Nights Inner Loop Cruise / 2 Nights Pre & Post Quito*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FULLY ALL INCLUSIVE WITH 20% OFF incl. $750pp AIR CREDIT OR AN EXTRA $400pp OFF THE FARE

Join Dave & Thierry for his FIRST Sea Cruise in a Decade

*Ask Dave how to combine this with Peruvian Amazon!

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Dave & Thierry are Sailing the BRAND NEW Celebrity XCEL 

Celebrate 15 Years of Friends of Dave Tours Party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This trip is ALL about the people and the ship / Special Friends of Dave Tours Parties & Events 

So MUCH to Celebrate... Dave's FIRST Florida Departure!

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Into the Northwest Passage-Greenland | August 12th, 2026

Arctic Circle Trip Roundtrip from Nuuk on Viking Polaris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Escape the Winter Doldrems and Experience the Difference of a Journey with Explora

DISCOVER THE OCEAN STATE OF MIND 

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LUXURY YOU DESIRE / VALUE YOU DESERVE

JOIN US IN JAPAN FOR CHERRY BLOSSOM SEASON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rates Good thru July / Upgrade and Extra On Board Credit Good thru May 31, 2024

Get FREE 2 Category Upgrade + $1000 On Board Credit

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Be First to Choose Your Spot for my 2026 Danube Cruise

$50pp Holds Your Place in Line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Don't miss your chance to grab a suite or solo cabins for my 2026 Danube Christmas Market Cruise

Sail Vienna to Nuremberg with Munich Post Cruise Stay

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WHERE ELSE SHOULD WE GO IN 2026?

IDEAS?

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Evolution of a King

Why Dave is branching out beyond rivers​!

One of the best things about a river cruise is the balance of time spent having fun in port and the time spent onboard the ship relaxing, sharing moments, and enjoying each other's company.

The recent trend in combining river cruises with a sea cruise has convinced Dave that its time for him to combine ALL his cruise knowledge and talents, combining 75 sea cruises with 50+ river cruises!

COMBINE YOUR EXPERIENCES  

A STORY OF SERENDIPITY

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A Story of Celebration

Dave treats his teachers to Tulip Time!

There is no better way to spend true quality time and to say thank you to the important people in your life than by giving them the love an exciting river cruise!

 

In 2019 Dave invited his 4th-grade teacher, Joyce Dascola and her sister Arlene to join him on a THANK YOU cruise for being such wonderful mentors and not only did they have a great time, but its even featured online in this great story!

READ THE STORY AT AMA'S WEBSITE

A STORY OF LOVE

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A New Relationship

Uniworld opens its doors to the court!

There are so many beautiful, scenic and romantic destinations visited by a river cruise it is hard to choose a favorite place or line.

The pandemic opened up many doors for the RCK court and among the many new travel offerings will be a new partnership with Uniworld.  Come check out their amazing product and see why we are so excited!

 

MAKE IT UNFORGETTABLE

A STORY OF EXCELLENCE

Celebrations

PLAN YOUR NEXT MAJOR CELEBRATION 

WITH DAVE ON A FANTASTIC RIVER CRUISE

Family and friend reunions, anniversary celebrations, special birthdays, and even weddings should all consider a river cruise for their next major event and have Dave plan and organize it!

He is an absolute pro!

A river cruise is a fantastic place for taking revenge on missing out on so many milestone events this past year and a half.  Maximize your budget and use of time to their greatest effect by using all the included services, accommodations, dining, and included amenities to turn a vacation into a momentous occasion where you actually participate in and enjoy every minute, as opposed to the whirlwind of concerns that often surround and overtake these occasions.

 

A river cruise gives you every opportunity to concentrate on creating memories with your loved ones thru themed activities or cocktail parties, special dinners, private group tours, and still leave time for individual experiences.  

My favorite part is that regardless of a day's activities, everyone comes together again for the exceptionally delicious meals and evening activities. The most satisfying part is that it's all included. 

 

It is the best of both worlds with minimal fuss and maximum benefit.

 

I held my own wedding on the AmaKristina and it was the perfect way to spend real quality time with our loved ones and friends. While the attentive ,5-star service level crew members took care of all the details, we enjoyed our guests and the different themed parties I’d planned for each day. It was exactly how we wanted to celebrate our marriage: by spending true quality time and sharing special experiences with those important to us.  Instead of a rushed, few-hours-long party with minimal time to enjoy each guest's company, we were able to plan small events each day that allowed us to share experiences that we now treasure, but also allowed the guests to have their own time.

 

The crew saved us from more headaches than I can count and we turned the different stops along the way into fun-filled and creative soirees that even gave guests who weren't sailing with us an opportunity to help us celebrate during a wine garden event in Rüdesheim.  It was magical and I would love to show you how to do the same.

 

I have the perfect blueprint to help you plan your own exciting adventure-turned-event.

 

Download Dave's Guide to Holding a Wedding or Event

on a river cruise. (COMING JUNE 2022)

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The Anatomy of a River Cruise Wedding

Large Groups
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Large Groups, Themed Travel, Seminars and Trainings

The some principle that applies to turning a special occasion into a mega-event applies to any kind of large group.  Whether it be team-trainings or seminars, club getaways, special interest groups, or performance rewards, a river cruise is the ultimate All-in-One special event solution.  

 

There is ample time to conduct presentations or training activities, hold demonstrations, tastings, or 

any number of themed activities from dinners to cocktail parties, as well as chances for each attendee to work on any necessary projects, do their own thing in port, as well as have time for a bit of quiet reflection.

By utilizing all the included features of a river cruise, you maximize every aspect of your event the the effects are much longer lasting.

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