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Scenic and Emerald Cruises to start Douro service in July

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Scenic will resume cruising in Europe in late July, first in Portugal
Scenic and Emerald Cruises will start their European river season on Portugal’s Douro with the first sailings taking place on July 30 and July 31, respectively.

This news applies exclusively to the US and UK markets.

For fully vaccinated travelers

The vessels will carry travelers fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Deposits for new bookings on either line have been reduced to a fully refundable $100 per person.

Emerald Cruises is offering savings of $2,000 per couple on the eight-day 'Secrets of the Douro' for July to September sailings and $1,500 on October and November sailings for new bookings made through Aug. 31. Scenic savings are $2,400 per couple for all 2021 departures of the 11-day 'Unforgettable Douro' and for the August and November eight-day sailings of 'Delightful Douro' and $1,500 savings for the September and October departures.