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AmaWaterways: Payments & Refunds

Deposit and Final Payment

To reserve an AmaWaterways river cruise, a deposit of $400 per person is required at time of booking. Final payment is due no later than 90 days prior to departure; non-payment may result in the reservation being cancelled.


Deposit Amount

Final Payment Due Date

All AmaWaterways River Cruises

$400 per person

90 days prior to departure

Cancellation and Refunds

In the unfortunate event that you cannot travel and you need to cancel, please notify AmaWaterways in writing. No cancellation can be taken without written notification. Cancellations are effective from the date of receipt of the written notification. If AmaWaterways has already issued final documentation that includes air tickets, the unused air tickets must be returned to AmaWaterways before they can be cancelled. Please note that any name change/substitution of passenger is treated as a cancellation and any/all applicable cancellation charges will be applied.

Days Prior to Departure

Cancellation Charge

More than 121 days prior to departure


120-90 days prior to departure

15% of vacation cost

89-60 days prior to departure

35% of vacation cost

59-30 days prior to departure

50% of vacation cost

29-7 days prior to departure

80% of vacation cost

6 days prior to departure

No refund

Cancellation charges listed above also applies towards port charges, upgrades and transfers. Additional fees will apply for any air tickets already issued. No refunds will be made for insurance premiums, or unused portions of the vacation once travel arrangements have commenced. If after returning from the cruise you wish to inquire about any cruise services provided, please ensure that all correspondence relating to those services is received by AmaWaterways within 60 days after the cruise completion.

AmaWaterways reserves the right to cancel, change, postpone, any departure date and itinerary. In the event of a complete cancellation by AmaWaterways, it will issue a full refund of monies paid to AmaWaterways for the vacation.

Timetables and rates are subject to change, and exceptions may apply for holiday departures; please confirm payment and cancellation policies with your Vacations To Go travel counselor at time of booking. Deposit, payment and cancellation terms may differ for group bookings.

Purchase of travel insurance may reduce or eliminate the cancellation and interruption fees outlined above. For more information please call your Vacations To Go travel counselor.