U By Uniworld River Cruises

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U by Uniworld Reviews: (1)
River Cruises on Sale: 8
Gratuities: All Gratuities Included
Airport Transfers: Not Included
Balconies: Studio, Balcony and Suites
Shore Excursions: Some Included (Optionals Available)
Drinks: Not Included
Destinations: Europe (Asia Coming Soon)
1 U by Uniworld River Cruise Reviews Read the reviews for U by Uniworld from Global Journeys' past travellers


Average 3 out of 5 based on 1 user reviews.

Overall Rating
Global Journeys
NSW, Australia
Jun 2018
2 Helpful Votes
“Rolling on the Rhine with U by Uniworld ”
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We are not the target age group for this cruise. It is 21-40+ year olds and we are well outside that age group! So... the decor of the ship is lovely. Modern velvets, marble, mirrors, racy prints down the hallways, cozy chairs, a rooftop ice bar and all communications via Whatsapp. Cabins and bathrooms tiny but restaurant spacious and great modern food served twice a day not three times. Brunch times varied according to port times. Dinner was st 7pm. All day coffee machine available and snacks from a coin operated machine.

There was a photo booth free in the small foyer shop. Guest DJ’s some nights in lounge. Blue tooth available in cabin and plenty of power and computer outlets. Our itinerary did not follow the published itinerary which was odd. Many excursions on bicycles but some hosted walks too. We chose this river cruise because of the time frame and itinerary and took some of the more adventurous tours which were great fun. It’s a cruise for active people and I think they are going to market a little differently to include a wider age group.
About U by Uniworld Why you should choose to travel with U by Uniworld on your next holiday
Uniworld's Boutique River Cruising Experience
What's U By Uniworld?

A river cruise with U is an effortless way to travel from city to city across Europe, completely tailored to your personal tastes. Along the way, you’ll discover awe-inspiring scenes, inspirational moments, and pics so pretty, your Facebook friends will be just a little bit envious.

U by Uniworld is a new take on experiential travel for the young, and young at heart. Designed for those with a passion for exploring and a taste for authentic adventures. U believe that travel should be relaxing, exhilarating, convenient and tailored to your interests - all at the same time. And on a U by Uniworld river cruise, that’s exactly what you’ll experience.

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Travel all over. Unpack once.

Cruising with U is the easy and convenient way to get from city to city. Or even country to country. There’s a whole lot of travel in store. Think of them as a boutique hotel that moves seamlessly throughout Europe, with meals, transportation and activities all built in. Pack and unpack once while they take care of all the details in between.

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Chic comfortable ships

When your waterfront hotel is also your taxi, bar, favorite restaurant, nightclub and yoga studio, travel becomes a bit more relaxed and a lot more hassle-free. Onboard, you can expect everything you’d find in your favorite boutique hotel. But here’s the best part. Your floating boutique hotel makes it extra-easy to visit several European destinations in a single trip while only having to unpack once.

U's Two Ships (The A and The B)

The B cruises down France’s Seine River. Her chic style and Parisian influence will put you in the French spirit even before stepping off, while The A makes her home on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, flowing through The Netherlands and Central Europe.

  • Main Lounge It's right next to the bar and full of comfortable seating for relaxing after an exciting day.
  • The Gym Keep your workout routine intact, even while on the other side of the world.
  • Coffee Bar Perk up with a fresh-made specialty coffee or tea. You’ve got a lot of exploring to stay caffeinated for.
  • Two Bars For enjoying a signature U cocktail, craft beer or your favorite drink at whatever hour you choose.

Rooftop Loungin'

Grab a drink and meet on the top deck, where the glass enclosed room disappears into the floor to create an open-air hangout. It’s the best view in the house and the spot to meet new friends or listen to a local guest DJ. With a casual dining venue and lounge seating,

Delicious Dining

U's ships feature two venues for dining, a full-service restaurant and casual rooftop eatery, each serving farm-to-table cuisine, often inspired by the culinary style of the places you’ll visit. Or if you’re in the mood for breakfast (or dinner) in bed, you can also order room service.

Every Room has a View

Both ships feature three different room styles ranging from "I just need a comfortable place to sleep and stash my stuff" to "I'm going all out in a suite," each with waterfront views. Flying solo? U by Uniworld have single rooms available and feature special room share rates for those traveling on their own who want to share the experience with a like-minded traveller.

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Do it your way

You’ll have several daily options of activities, excursions and events to choose from, all tailored to your travel personality. Or do your own thing. It’s all your call. Relax onboard, spend your day and night in town on your own or embark on one of the many carefully curated excursions. It’s all up to you and how you want to spend your vacation. U itineraries are planned around your schedule, with late-night and overnight stays in port and later excursion start times.

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Dock in the city centre

The perfectly sized ships can often dock in the center of cities both large and small, putting you right in the middle of the action from the moment you step ashore. Less time getting to and from means you have more time for exploring. itineraries take you to some of the most dynamic, inspiring and just plain fun cities in Europe. Some you’ll be familiar with. Others, you’ll be introduced to for the first time. But each has its own unique flair and way of life that’s waiting to be discovered.

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The Best. Service. Ever

U's sister brand, the luxurious award-winning Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, features the most professionally trained staff on the rivers. The same staff and crew is now on U, along with two dedicated hosts from Contiki, - look forward to unmatched service from a young, fun and friendly team.

U by Uniworld FAQ's Some of the frequently asked questions U by Uniworld receive from their clients
So, just to be sure, is there an age restriction to join a U river cruise?

No, they are deigned for all ages including the young & young at heart.

Is there Wifi onboard?

A week without Wifi sounds terrifying, and U By Uniworld would never do that to you. Onboard, you’ll enjoy complimentary Wifi access all across the ship.

Will I get bored onboard?

That's very unlikely! Lots of people to meet, taking in the scenery with a tasty beverage, and of course there's a myriad of onboard activties to enjoy including cooking classes, yoga every morning, silent disco, mixology classes, and on days you're docked in a picture-perfect location, head to the top deck for a painting class and create your very own masterpiece. You bring your artistic side, U will bring the wine and supplies.

I'm pretty picky about what I eat, should I worry?

You’ll have classic options, comfort food choices and plenty of vegan, vegetarian and various healthy dining choices as well. And if you have any special dietary needs, U's chefs would be happy to accommodate.

What do we do when we stop at a port?

At every stop along your U journey, you’re always just one choice away from yet another exciting adventure. Each day on U, you’re given the option to explore in one of three ways — included excursions and activities, optional U Time outings or a self-guided tour of the city.

I'm a bit strapped for cash, when do I have to pay for my cruise?

A deposit of at least 10% is required to secure your cabin, and the balance is due 125 days out from the sailing date. Global Journeys allows you to pay us in instalments if you want, but only up until the balance due date.

What's not included in the price, that I might expect could be?

Airfares, airport/departure taxes; arrival and departure transfers, meals not detailed in the itinerary, laundry, items not included on regular menus and beverages (except for water, tea and coffee).

What about gratuities, are they included?


How many bags can I take with me?

U by Uniworld allows one (1) suitcase, one (1) carry-on bag, and one (1) personal bag (handbag, computer case, etc.) per person onboard their ships and motorcoaches.

Can I smoke and/or partake onboard?

Smoking is only permitted on the sun decks of U ships, including e-cigarettes. Guess what - no recreational drugs & illegal substances, or you're off at your own expense.

Can I pack my Chihuahua?

Nope. No pets.

Could my itinerary change for any reason?

The very nature of a river, its sources, and networks of bridges and locks, means that there will be times when weather or other conditions in a region require U by Uniworld to make adjustments and/or modifications to an itinerary. Although every effort will be made to keep itineraries and vessels as they are shown, U by Uniworld reserves the right to substitute itineraries or vessels. In such cases, they will do everything they can to make sure the locations visited, the excursions taken, and the vessels offered are similar to the ones originally planned.

Arrival & Departure Information What happens when you arrive at your destination, including information on airport transfers with U by Uniworld

All transfers offered are at an additional cost.

Group Transfers

Munich Airport to Regensburg ship, two transfers are available for purchase, one at 1:00pm and the second at 4:00pm. For Regensburg ship to Munich Airport, two transfers are available for purchase, one at 7:00am and the second at 10:00am.

Private Car Transfers

Private car transfers, up to two guests per car are available on day of embarkation and disembarkation only. Transfers include: Amsterdam Airport to Amsterdam Ship and vice versa, Budapest Airport to Budapest Ship and vice versa, Frankfurt Airport to Frankfurt Ship and vice versa, Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Ship and vice versa and Munich Airport to Regensburg Ship and vice versa.

Terms & Conditions Yep, all the boring small print! We still recommend you read it though, as no one likes surprises!
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