Choosing the Right River Cruise Cabin | with Lauren Matthews

Real Travel Expert Lauren Matthews, travel specialist with Cruise & Travel Specialists of Lake Oswego, Oregon, joins Ken of RTE Travel Talk to unravel the mystery of choosing the perfect river cruise stateroom. Whether you’re sailing with Viking River Cruises, AmaWaterways, Avalon Waterways, or others, this episode will guide you through everything you need to know to select the ideal stateroom for your journey.

In this episode:

1. Swan View Rooms – Discover the unique features and benefits of Swan View rooms, perfect for picturesque river cruising.

2. Explaining the Ship Decks – Learn how the layout of ship decks can impact your cruise experience and which deck might be best for you.

3. Balcony Types Explained & Where You’ll Find Them – Get insights into different balcony types and their locations on the ship to make the best choice for your scenic views.

4. Most Popular Room Types Booked – Find out which stateroom types are the most popular among cruisers and why they are favored.

5. Do You Spend Time In Your Room? – Consider how much time you’ll actually spend in your stateroom and how this should influence your decision.

6. Advice on Which Room Type to Book – Receive expert advice from Lauren on selecting the right stateroom based on your personal preferences and needs.

7. Last Tip on Booking – Don’t miss Lauren’s final essential tip for booking your stateroom.

July’s “Just River Cruises” Topic: Hi-Lo Water – Stay tuned for next month’s topic focusing on the highs and lows of river water levels and their impact on your cruise.

Video is time-stamped for your convenience. Stateroom feature image courtesy of AmaWaterways™.