Compare APT River Cruises vs Travelmarvel River Cruises

Compare the travel styles, pricing, destinations and popularity of APT River Cruises vs Travelmarvel River Cruises.
Initially providing coach touring around Australia and NZ to the local market, APT have grown exponentially over the last decade to now offer trips around the world, and are well known for their European river cruises. Over the last few years APT have introduced small ship expeditions that cruise the waters through Asia, Europe, Canada and off the coast of Kimberley. Catering primarily for the retired market, their trips aren't cheap, but in APT's case - you get what you pay for.

Look out for their great Fly Free offers, and Earlybird Savings. The team here at Global Journeys have travelled multiple times by coach, cruise & river with APT, and we definitely recommend them as a quality, consistent, reliable Operator, and our past client reviews back that up.
Travelmarvel, is the sister brand of APT. Positioned as a premium Operator, but a step down from APT with regards to pricing, inclusions and the age of it's river ships. After a few years Travelmarvel will inherit APT's ships as newer ones are built. Travelmarvel & APT share the same past passenger Rewards Scheme, and many of our clients like prefer to spend a little less, knowing they are still backed by one of Australasia's premier river cruise operators. As Platinum Partners of APT & Travelmarvel, our consulting team have an in-depth knowledge and have personally experienced travelling with Travelmarvel and would relish the opportunity to help organise your next river cruise.

Overall Ratings

4.8

Out of 5 Rating

113

Client Reviews

4.6

Out of 5 Rating

89

Client Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Magnificent Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam
5 Star Review from Arthur & Dianne.

We booked with Yvonne of Global Journeys. Everything was worry free and Yvonne promptly dealt with any questions and was...read more
Magnificent Europe - Amsterdam to Budapest
5 Star Review from Nick & Heather.

We booked our APT Europe River Cruise with Global Journeys, we upgraded flights and had a few changes, nothing was a problem...read more
Luxury Mekong River Cruise
5 Star Review from Norma & Geoff.

First impression in Cambodia is the warm and friendly people. In Siem Reap visiting the temples is a snack by tuk tuk. Angkor...read more
Magnificent Europe - Budapest to Amsterdam
5 Star Review from Tony & Sue.

Absolutely fabulous cruise under the the direction of Daniela Obermeir on board AMA Reina & Venita, couldn't find a fault....read more
Russian Waterways
5 Star Review from Jim & Marg.

Many great experiences on this tour of the palaces, churches, Kremlin and a lot of places of interest along the way. The...read more
European Gems - Budapest to Amsterdam
5 Star Review from Judy.

We have just returned from the Xmas Markets river cruise on “the Jewel” with Travelmarvel. Travel was first class all the...read more
European Gems - Prague to Paris
5 Star Review from Frank & Ros.

Had a great time on the cruise, Xmas Markets were amazing. The organisation and information supplied by our guides was second...read more
Majestic Myanmar & Inle Lake
5 Star Review from Robert & Caroline.

The whole trip was spectacular and the Travelmarvel guides were terrific, knowledgeable and always helpful. If you have ever...read more
European Gems - Amsterdam to Budapest
5 Star Review from Geoff.

This was an exceptional cruise in the very literal sense. I have fortunately had the luck to experience quite a diverse &...read more
European Gems - Budapest to Amsterdam
5 Star Review from John & Suzie.

We set off for a 15 Day European River Cruise aboard the Travelmarvel Diamond with great expectations. What we actually got...read more

Review Breakdown (Out of 5)

4.5

Value

4.5

Value

4.8

Ship

4.6

Ship

4.7

Cabin

4.5

Cabin

4.6

Excursions

4.5

Excursions

4.8

Food

4.7

Food

4.2

Entertainment

4.0

Entertainment

Regions Visited

Operator Details

137

Trips

1,577

Departures

22

Trips

503

Departures

15

Average Trip Length

16

Average Trip Length

$591

Average Price Per Day

$440

Average Price Per Day

Tour Types: River Cruises

Tour Types: River Cruises

Gratuities: All Included

Gratuities: Onboard Included Only

Transfers: All Included

Transfers: Included

Balconies: French & Private Balcony

Balconies: French & Private Balcony

Excursions: Included

Excursions: Included

Drinks: Local Wine, Beer & Spirits Included

Drinks: Local Wine, Beer & Spirits Included

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