Viking Cruises was named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line by Travel + Leisure readers in the World’s Best Awards 2016—their first ship launched in April 2015. That’s right! It only took one year for the company to overtake the competition.
The Scandinavian aesthetic of Viking Cruises 930-passenger ships, Viking Star and Viking Sea (debuted in April 2016), offers guests airy staterooms with full-sized verandas and light-filled public spaces.
Wi-Fi is free, no matter the guest’s stateroom category. Plus, you’re not charged a surcharge to dine outside the main restaurant in spots like The Chef’s Table, which offers a five-course tasting menu.
Keep reading to learn what makes Viking Cruises the best ocean cruise line. Once you’ve finished reading, you’ll want to book an ocean cruise immediately.
Viking Cruises: Top Reasons Why They Are the Best Ocean Cruise Line
What does it take to be the best ocean cruise line? It takes a commitment to listening to you, the discerning traveler, and understanding what you want. Here are the top reasons, guiding principles if you will, why Viking Cruises is the best ocean cruise line.
Viking Never Tries To Be All Things to Everyone
When you take a Viking ocean cruise, you’ll discover for yourself how they provide an intimate, small ship experience for you, the curious, intelligent and engaged traveler. They know and understand that you value enrichment over extravagance.
Viking Promises You The Thinking Person’s Cruise
You can count on more time in port to explore the world’s great places; thoughtful enrichment programs open doors to the world’s cultures and like-minded adults to share the experience. You get to explore the nuances of your destination, including its food, culture, people and customs.
Viking Gives You Elegance
Imagine boarding an elegant, calm, state-of-the-art ship that embodies the best of Scandinavian design, from their Scandinavian-inspired Spa, a Nordic sanctuary of wellness; to the serene Wintergarden, perfect for a cup of tea; to the Explorers’ Lounge where you can discuss your latest travels with fellow travelers. After leading the river cruise industry for nearly two decades, Viking has refined the small ship cruising experience for guests.
Viking Offers a Refined Atmosphere
You will not find casinos, children or umbrella drinks on board. You will, however, discover an atmosphere that is serene and refined. Imagine celebrating your birthday or anniversary aboard a Viking ocean cruise ship. Not only will it exude elegance, but it will be filled with the enrichment you desire when you travel.
Viking Does Not Have Hidden Charges
The best ocean cruise line in the world does not have hidden charges. Their goal is to provide you with great value, so they’ve designed their cruises to give you more for your money. Your cruise fare will include everything you need, from meals and beverages to shore excursions and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Are You Ready to Take an Ocean Cruise with Viking Cruises?
Imagine going on a Viking Homelands ocean cruise. Not only do you sail the shimmering waters of Scandinavia and the Baltic on a 15-day cruise, but you explore charming towns and cities.
Picture yourself staying overnight in cosmopolitan Stockholm and St. Petersburg. You explore charming historic city centers in Tallinn and Gdańsk. You visit Helsinki, Berlin, Copenhagen and Bergen, and marvel at the breathtaking scenery as your ocean cruise ship glides through magnificent Nordic fjords in the legendary homeland of the Vikings.
With Viking Cruises knowledgeable, experienced Swiss management overseeing your entire onboard experience, you can thoroughly enjoy yourself and find yourself wishing your cruise could last forever.
Doesn’t this sound wonderful? You bet it does!
Contact your Travel Planners International agent today and discuss booking your Viking ocean cruise. You’re one step closer to taking the ocean cruise of your dreams.