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A number of river cruise lines have fantastic offers for solo travellers in a bid to lure passengers for European sailings over the next two years.

From waiving solo supplements to significant discounts, lines like Avalon Waterways, Viking, Scenic, Evergreen and more are offering great prices for solo travellers.

Here is what they are offering:


APT has a special offer on its most popular river cruise – a 14-day Amsterdam to Budapest voyage priced from $6,995. Solo guests will have the solo supplement waived and flights included for all cabin categories in May, June, July and November 2022.

The APT Magnificent Europe Tour explores Germany’s quaint villages, before then heading to Austria and spending time in Vienna, visiting  Vienna’s City Palace for a cocktail party and private concert featuring classics by Mozart and Strauss. Then go beyond the gates to explore Namedy Castle before a morning tea or cocktail party & piano recital in the ballroom.

Avalon Waterways

When you book select 2022 and 2023 Europe river cruises on Avalon Waterways you will save up to $7,686 based on the Magnificent Rivers of Europe cruise departing on September 5 2022.

The Magnificent Rivers of Europe 16 day cruise sails through Hungary, Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Slovakia.

Magnificent Rivers of Europe starts on the Danube River before going through the Main Danube Canal, the Main River, through the Rhine Gorge and onto the Rhine River. 

Avalon Waterways offers spacious accommodation with Comfort Collection Beds. 

You’ll have a private bathroom that features a full shower with a glass door, hairdryer and L’Occitane bath products.

Sparkling wine, beer or soft drinks with lunch and dinner are included everyday onboard the ship and you’ll have the use of complimentary wifi throughout the ship. 

CroisiEurope Cruises

CroisiEurope offers no solo supplements on selected European Rivers, Worldwide Rivers and The French Canals cruises.

The single supplement offer is available on several itineraries sailing through Northern Europe, Central Europe, Southern Europe, French river cruises, Southern Africa river cruises, Mekong River cruises, Egyptian river cruises; and French canal river cruises. 

Emerald Cruises

Emerald Cruises understands that many solo travellers want to explore the world and that they are keen to get good value so they have created some amazing offers.

On a number of their Europe and Mekong River cruises, Evergreen has waived the solo supplement. They also have two single staterooms onboard their Danube, Main, Moselle and Rhine Star-Ships and their France Star-Ship Emerald Liberte.

To be the first to know about their solo traveller offers join the SoloExplorer club.

The Emerald Single Staterooms area available on selected river cruises so make sure you book the ES category.  You can also save up to $8,015 off the single supplement when you book a category A Emerald Balcony Suite. 

Riviera Cruises

Riviera Cruises offers cruises specifically for solo travellers with dates available in 2022 and 2023. 

Riviera Cruises have a number of river sailings just for solo travellers. Every cabin aboard certain departures has been reserved exclusively for solo travellers so you can book any stateroom that you want without worrying about the single supplement.

Itineraries currently available include the Blue Danube River Cruise for Solo Travellers; The Douro, Porto & Salamanca River Cruise for Solo Travellers; Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg River Cruise for Solo Travellers and many more. 

For example, The Douro, Porto & Salamanca River Cruise for Solo Travellers eight-day cruise starts from $4,719 per person.


Scenic River Cruises is targeted towards the more budget-conscious traveller much like their sister line, Emerald Cruises. They offer deals and single-occupancy staterooms for solo travellers.

Sailings aboard the Scenic Amber, Crystal, Diamond, Jade, Jewel, Jasper, Opal, Pearl, Ruby and Sapphire all offer single-occupancy staterooms that come with their own private balcony.

It’s important to note that Scenic’s European ships do not offer dedicated single-occupancy staterooms.

The line currently has an offer for Solo Travellers. Book a suite on selected 2022 Scenic Space-Ship departures of 11 days or longer and receive 50% off the single supplement. And 50% off Single Supplement is available on any suite type excluding Royal and Junior Suites and is not applicable to the land portion of the journey.


APT’s sister brand Travelmarvel is offering Solo Traveller Savings for European River Cruising with solo supplements waived and flights included on May, June, July and November 2022 departures. This fabulous offer is priced from $5,995 on selected 2022 departures.

Sailing on one of three brand-new Travelmarvel spacious and contemporary river ships featuring suites and staterooms across three decks. Each cabin has an en-suite bathroom, personal climate control, luxurious linen, ample storage, TV, safe and mini-fridge. Suites also include electric slide-down windows that open to a French balcony.  Multiple social areas including a fine dining restaurant as well as an Irish style pub adding to the abundant space and plenty of access to fresh air, allowing guests to enjoy the scenery in comfort.


Uniworld’s itineraries are carefully planned for solo travellers with small group excursions and like-minded individuals.

Whether you’re an experienced solo traveller or a first-timer you will find the experience on Uniworld’s river cruises warm and welcoming. 

Uniworld has waived the single supplement on select departures for some of their most popular 2022 itineraries including the Dutch Delight; Rhine, Moselle & Blissful Baden-Baden, Enchanting Danube; Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy; Douro River Valley and many more. 

For example, an 8-day cruise from July 23, 2022 is priced from $6,999.

Viking River Cruises

From time to time, Viking River Cruises offer solo travellers special offers. You will still receive the same exceptional service that Viking River Cruises is known for. 

That includes one complimentary shore excursion in every port of call, free wifi, alternative restaurant dining with no extra charge, access to the fitness centre and complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner.

Every stateroom is appointed with a private deck, a king-size Viking Explorer Bed, a separate seating area, 42-inch flatscreen TV, mini bar, safe, hairdryer, glass-enclosed shower and much more. 

Check back regularly to take advantage of Viking River Cruises’ solo traveller offers. 

AmaWaterways with APT

AmaWaterways with APT welcomes solo travellers to sail with them and waives the single supplement on select Europe and Asia river cruises.  As an alternative, some solo travellers may choose other special offers such as up to $750 onboard savings.

AmaWaterways with APT has a limited offer on balcony staterooms on several of their European cruise itineraries that sail on the Danube, Main, Moselle and Rhine Rivers and Asian cruises on the Mekong River. 

AmaWaterways with APT is offering a 25% single supplement on all fixed window staterooms on Europe and Asian sailings in 2022.

The single supplement is waived on select ships in Europe when you book a specially designed single-occupancy stateroom with French balconies. This offer is available on AmaDolce, AmaDante, AmaLyra and AmaCello.