Free flights to Europe

Australian Pacific Touring (APT) is offering free flights to Europe with selected river cruises.
Australian Pacific Touring (APT) is offering free flights to Europe with selected river cruises. Detours

AUSTRALIAN Pacific Touring (APT) has an excellent reputation for reliability and great deals - it's also the leader in European river cruising, one of the world's fastest growing tourism experiences and a perfect way to celebrate Spring.

River boats meandering through the waterways of the Continent have become big business in recent years - and it's not hard to see why.

Unpack once, then settle back in luxury and cruise in five-star style along the great rivers of Europe.

There are ample opportunities to explore on land at any of the ports along the route and, on board, recreational choices abound.

APT runs its own fleet of river ships, ensuring Aussie travellers the high standards already set by the company. On all ships, guests can enjoy alfresco dining on the Sun Deck and casual dining in the Rear Lounge, in addition to the fine dining offered in the main restaurant.

With dinner, sumptuous local wines continue to flow freely.

Complimentary room service is another dining option during breakfast and dinner, as part of a new VIP Personal Service package, which also includes a $200 ship credit and a gourmet hamper on arrival.

And to celebrate Spring, APT has come up with a sensational savings deal: book an APT Europe River Cruise of 15 days or more by September 30, and you will receive a free return airfare to Europe (just pay the air taxes from $700 per person).

For more, call APT on 1300 337 158 or go to

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