Exclusive to Mail on Sunday readers: see Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag, and sail to three great capitals
Celebrities are wrestling once again on Saturday nights in hopes of winning the Strictly Come Dancing Shiny Ball Trophy, with Anton Du Beke, everyone’s favorite pro, now one of the judges.
But if you want to see Anton on the dance floor again, this is your chance to join him and his former dance partner and Strictly Favorite partner Erin Boag on a fabulous and exclusive eight-day cruise on the Danube River.
After flying to Budapest, you’ll travel on an elegant Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, with stops in Linz in Austria and the Unesco World Heritage-listed city of Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic.
Highlight: You will fly to Budapest, where your seven-night luxury cruise begins
Stops along the way include Melk (pictured) and Durnstein in Austria
OUR SPECIAL GUESTS
Anton and Erin on the dance floor
Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag have been dancing together for 20 years and are two of the country’s all-time favorite ballroom stars. Her charisma, chemistry, and dazzling choreography have captivated audiences around the world. Anton, affectionately known as the King of the Ballroom, still holds the record as the oldest professional dancer on Strictly.
After visiting three of Europe’s great capitals, Vienna, Bratislava, and Budapest, you’ll cruise through terraced vineyards and apricot orchards en route to Melk and Durnstein in Austria. You’ll see Anton and Erin perform in an intimate and historic venue in the Austrian capital, and the couple will take part in an interactive dance masterclass aboard the ship.
Anton and Erin will also host an entertaining question and answer session, during which you can ask them about their lives and careers and find out what really goes on behind the scenes on Strictly. One reader said of a previous trip: “It has been a wonderful experience to see Anton and Erin perform. I can’t imagine anything better. ”
REASONS TO BOOK
Sail in style: You’ll travel on an elegant Emerald Cruises Star-Ship featuring an indoor pool with a retractable roof, an outdoor deck, a movie theater, and a putting green, as well as beautiful staterooms and suites. You can choose to dine indoors or outdoors. Your cruise will include EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE excursions in each city, such as visiting a Hungarian folk show in Budapest or taking part in a guided bike tour from Melk.
See Anton and Erin dance: Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag will give a unique and unforgettable performance on the unique stage of Vienna, home of the waltz. You’ll also join the stars for a cocktail reception and photo opportunity.
Join a dance masterclass: Work on your waltz and refine your foxtrot during a fun onboard dance class with Anton and Erin. You will have the opportunity to hear them talk about their long-term partnership and love of dance during a private question and answer session.
Flexible booking policy: Book with confidence knowing that Emerald Cruises allows you to transfer to an alternate date or cancel up to 60 days before your cruise with no fees.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
- Round trip flights, taxes and transfers.
- Seven night luxury cruise.
- All meals on board, including reception and welcome and farewell dinner.
- All activities and excursions listed online, including acting, masterclass, and Q&A with Anton and Erin.
- Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner.
- Tips, gratuities, port charges and free wi-fi on board the ship.
- Flexible reservation policy.
- Protected by ABTA and ATOL.
YOUR ITINERRY: DAY 1 Fly to Budapest DAY 2 Budapest DAY 3 Bratislava DAY 4 Vienna DAY 5 Durnstein – Melk DAY 6 Linz – Cesky Krumlov DAY 7 Passau DAY 8 Passau – Munich – return to the UK
HOW TO BOOK
The dates: April 14-21, 2022. The price: £ 2,145pp * for eight days.
Call us at 01615165354 quoting ref MAILSUNANTONERIN. For more information visit mailtravel.co.uk/antonerin.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: * Prices are correct at time of publication and are per person, based on two lowest priced shared staterooms available, and include relevant discounts of £ 500 per person for new bookings only. ** Onboard credit offer is per cabin and ends October 31, 2021 (for new reservations only). Supplements apply for individual travelers and cabin upgrades. Itinerary subject to change. Experts will be on board April 17-18, 2022. Beer, wine and soft drinks included with lunch and dinner only. Discover MORE excursions at an additional cost. For full booking conditions, visit emeraldcruises.co.uk. Our travel partner, Emerald Cruises, is affiliated with ABTA and protected by ATOL.