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YMT Vacations Sets Sail to Oktoberfest

Cruise the Elegant Danube and Romantic Rhine Rivers with Oktoberfest as the Grand Finale


EL SEGUNDO, CA –YMT Vacations, the leading provider of affordable vacation packages to older Americans, is offering two river cruises in Germany during its most celebrated festival, Oktoberfest.  The popular two-week Elegant Danube and Romantic Rhine itineraries incorporate the casual elegance and relaxed pace of river cruising with YMT’s renowned land tours.  The highlight of these trips is the locally guided tour of the original Oktoberfest followed by dinner in a local brewery.

“River cruising provides travelers a great opportunity to experience the culture and charms of large, iconic cities and small villages in Europe,” stated Jerre Fuqua, President of YMT Vacations. “The merriment and good cheer at Oktoberfest is the perfect way to end what will be an unforgettable tour along the Danube River.”

The 14-day Elegant Danube, Alpine Beauty & Bohemian Highlights package is priced from $2,399 per person. Departing September 2 and 16, 2013, travelers will discover the history of Eastern Europe including a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein, the model for Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” castle; enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Prague and a traditional Bavarian dinner with entertainment in Munich. Plus, explore the cosmopolitan cities of Vienna and Budapest and the charm and history of Melk, Esztergom, Bratislava and Linz on a 7-night river cruise on the Danube.

The 14-day Romantic Rhine, Dutch Windmills & Germany’s Highlights package is priced from $2,099 per person. Departing on September 4 and 18, 2013, this itinerary features visits to Berlin, Potsdam, the Rhine Valley, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Heidelberg, and Munich. Highlights include exploring Berlin, Germany’s once divided capital city, cruising through the Loreley Passage and discovering East Germany, known for its classic castles, centuries-old churches and rich history.


In addition, YMT is offering guests on the September 2 departure of the Elegant Danube River Cruise a $500 per person international air credit when traveling from 20 major U.S. cities or a free cabin category upgrade (up to a $250 value). The same offers are available on the September 18 departure of the Romantic Rhine River Cruise, which includes Oktoberfest. All offers are valid on new bookings only, cannot be combined with any other offer and are subject to availability.
For more information about European river cruise and tour packages, to request a brochure, or for reservations, contact YMT Vacations at 1-800-922-9000 or
About YMT Vacations:
Based in sunny Los Angeles, YMT Vacations has been a leader in providing affordable travel packages since 1967. YMT tours are targeted to a mature audience and feature land and cruise itineraries to popular destinations including Alaska, Hawaii and Europe.  Over one million travelers have enjoyed YMT’s time-tested tour programs and nearly half of guests are repeats or referrals – two facts that illustrate that YMT Vacations truly is the best travel value available.


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