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    Hail, Hail, The Gang’s All Here! 

    No matter the occasion — family reunion, friend’s getaway, club event or church group — Avalon provides a great collection of river and small-ship cruises exclusively for you and your group. So get the gang together to explore Europe, South America, or Asia on an award-winning Avalon river cruise. Our Groups Department can make all the arrangements for the perfect cruise for you and your crew. Get the group together for big fun and bigger savings. Groups with as few as eight can save while groups up to fifteen can save even more!

    Start planning your group cruise!

    Call a Group Travel Specialist at 0330 058 8248  or you can also complete the Group Quote form.


    • Eight or more guests? Just request a quote for up-to-date deals and offers.
    • Less than eight guests? If so, we have many other offers and deals available for your travel party. Visit our Deals & Offers page to learn more.

More Smiles Per Mile

  • More Included Features - We provide oodles of included excursions are on every cruise, from in-depth sightseeing to local discoveries and active pursuits … whatever floats your boat.

  • More Quality - We never compromise - on board or on shore. From our exclusive Suite Ships and complimentary wine and beer with 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 our core cruises weren't enough, our Custom Tours Department can put together a tailor-made pre or post itinerary for groups of 20+ travellers.

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

    Extra Travel Bonuses

    We look forward to accommodating your group and making sure you have a memorable trip of a lifetime. As your group grows we can offer various benefits, discounts and deals. Plus, if your group grows to more than half of the ship, partial and full ship charter opportunities are available.

    Rebates & Pricing Options

    On Avalon all you need is eight passengers to begin receiving groups discounts and as little as ten passengers to travel free. We know each group is different and in addition to these competitive concessions we offer competitive pricing and flexibility that works best for your group.

    Special Deals & Discounts

    We're always running great special promotions and deals on our vacations for our groups of eight or more guests. We offer very competitive offers that will be beneficial for all the guests on the booking. Our deals usually run year-round and are geared to different seasons and destinations. Make sure to ask about what offer is right for your group.

Additional Group Travel Resources

  • Looking to Charter a cruise? - Whether you are looking to do a full or partial charter, our Charter Specialists are standing by to help. Just call 0330 058 8248, email, or view our eBrochure here.

  • For travel advisors - For information on how we support travel advisors with group marketing and booking, visit our Travel Agent Portal or call us at 0330 058 8248 

  • For group leaders -  If you regularly plan group trips for a school, church, business or affinity group, one of our group travel specialists or partnering travel advisors can help with your annual group travel plans. Simply call 0330 058 8248