Travel Protection Plan

Travel protection is available for Trip Cancellation Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical Expenses, and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay and Baggage Delay.

For Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) traveling on an AmaWaterways river cruise, please contact your local travel protection provider for more details.


New Travel Waiver Plus Travel With Peace of Mind

APPLICABLE FOR FUTURE SAILINGS (COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2021)

In light of the recent global events and uncertainties around travel, we wish to offer our guests additional flexibility and peace of mind so they may continue to safeguard the wonderful plans they have made for their much-anticipated river cruise with AmaWaterways. As a result, we will offer for a limited time, special provisions which allow guests with new or existing reservations to purchase AmaWaterways Travel Waiver Plus*. AmaWaterways Travel Waiver Plus provides cancellation for any reason, up to 24 hours prior to the start of their AmaWaterways booked services (cruise, pre-cruise land extensions, air etc.)

Should guests decide to cancel their cruise for any reason, they will have the following options based on date of cancellation:

  • Cancellation received up to 7 days prior to start of AmaWaterways services:
    Future Cruise Credit** covering cancellation penalties, and the balance will be refunded based on our standard cancellation policy for services purchased through AmaWaterways.
  • Cancellation received between 6 days to 24 hours prior to start of AmaWaterways services:
    Future Cruise Credit** issued for 100% of AmaWaterways services to be used towards any sailings within 24 months of cancellation date

For all new or existing reservations for Europe and Southeast Asia (deposited or paid in full), Travel Waiver Pluscan be added up to 48 hours prior to the start of AmaWaterways purchased services. For Africa Safaris & Wildlife Cruises and Secrets of Egypt & the Nile, Travel Waiver Plus must be purchased within 89 days prior to sailing and once full payment has been received.

Travel Waiver Plus price:

  • C$175 per person
    Not available for residents of Quebec

To purchase AmaWaterways Travel Waiver Plus, contact your Travel Advisor or AmaWaterways at 1.800.626.0126.

*AmaWaterways’ Travel Waiver Plus is only applicable to FIT and Group bookings; can be added up to 48 hours prior to the start of AmaWaterways purchased services and must be purchased by December 31, 2020. Applies to reservations that are deposited or paid in full for Europe and Southeast Asia; paid in full and within 89 days from departure for Africa, including Egypt. Travel Waiver Plus allows guests to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours prior to the start of their AmaWaterways purchased services and covers cancellation penalties in the form of a Future Cruise Credit for services purchased through AmaWaterways. Travel Waiver Plus does not include any additional benefits. **Future Cruise Credit, issued via the Travel Waiver Plus program, will cover cancellation penalties and the balance will be refunded based on our standard cancellation policy for services purchased through AmaWaterways. Future Cruise Credit is valid for any sailings within 24 months from the day your cancellation was received (cancellation must be received up to 24 hours prior to commencement of AmaWaterways booked services). Credit must be applied to cruise portion; remaining balance may be applied to land, air, and any other services on the reservation (excluding initial deposits, Travel Protection and Travel Waiver Plus). AmaWaterways’ Cruise Protection Plan and Travel Waiver Plus are non-refundable. Future Cruise Credits previously applied to final payment have no cash value and will be reissued in the form of a new credit. Future Cruise Credit applied to Africa reservations has additional restrictions; ask for details. AmaWaterways Cruise Protection Plan can only be purchased prior to final payment. Travel Waiver Plus is not available for residents of Quebec. This limited time offer with special provisions may be changed or withdrawn at any time; other restrictions may apply. For international residents, ask your travel advisor about cruise protection options specific to your reservation. CST#2065452-20

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