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Avalon Group Cruises & Charters

Explore More with Avalon Group Cruises

Avalon offers exciting group cruise packages for all types of groups travelling together with eight or more people. Avalon offers group cruise prices with luxury accommodations and VIP access to some of the most popular and unique destinations around the world.

No matter what the occasion - family reunion cruises, a private charter cruise or a group cruise - Avalon provides a great collection of river and small-ship cruises in Europe, Asia and South America aboard the newest ships. Avalon also offers planning, support and choice you need to make your cruise absolutely inspiring.

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Call a Group Travel Specialist at 800.268.1639, ext. 2 or email us at canadiangroups@globusfamily.ca to be contacted by a group travel specialist.


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To learn more about these limited time offers, call a group travel specialist at 800.268.1639, ext. 2.

Avalon group cruises offer you more

More Selection - 21 countries. 67 core group cruises. And more ways to explore the world on its legendary waterways than anyone else.

More Included Features - We provide more choices of included sightseeing, special inside visits, and captivating Local Favorites than the others.

More Quality - We never compromise - on board or on shore. From our exclusive Suite Ships and complimentary beer and wine (including from the region) with all on-board lunches and dinners to a choice of included sightseeing, your entire group cruise is a cut above the competition.

More Experience - Tap into our 90 years of travel expertise for hard-to-get tickets, special dinners, and behind-the-scenes VIP access into the world's must-see sites.

More Service - If you're travelling with eight or more people, our specialized Groups Department is standing by and ready to help guide you through how to plan a group cruise.

More Choice - As if 67 river and small-ship cruises weren't enough, our Custom Tours Department can put together a tailor-made pre or post itinerary for groups of 20+ travellers. Partial and full ship charters are also available for cruises for large groups.

And, More Savings - Get group rates for cruises with Avalon Waterways. Find out how.


To charter a cruise - Groups that fill more than half the ship may request a full or partial charter. Contact canadiangroups@globusfamily.ca or call 800.268.1639, ext. 2. for details.

For travel agents For information on how we support travel agents with group marketing and booking, visit our Travel Agent Portal or call us at 800.268.1639, ext. 2

For group leaders - If you regularly plan group vacations for a school, church, business or affinity group, one of our group travel specialists or partnering travel agents can help with your annual group travel plans. Email us at canadiangroups@globusfamily.ca for more information or call us at 800.268.1639, ext. 2.