CruiseRivers.com is an Internet Web site that specializes in river cruises. Legally named Expedia CruiseShipCenters Paradise, we were originally established by Harvey White and Eric Tan in 1987 as a CruiseShipCenters franchise. We are located at #900 - 1066 West Hastings St. in Vancouver, B.C., right in downtown Vancouver, where the major North American cruise terminals (Canada Place & Ballantyne Pier) are located. We sell cruises to worldwide destinations, but focus on river cruises as our specialty.
We can be contacted Toll-Free at 1-800-663-1389 (U.S.A. & Canada), or IDD code . . + 800-742-17421 (other countries), or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collectively, our staff has more than 85 years of experience in the cruise business, and have been on over 300 cruises. Our hours of operation are from 9:00am to 5:00pm Pacific, Monday to Friday (12:00 noon to 8:00pm Eastern).[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Cruise Line International Association CLIA #61-655230
International Air Transport Association IATA #61-655230 (same as CLIA reg. #)
CruiseShipCenters National Franchise of the Year
CruiseShipCenters Top Sales Awards
Top Sales award from Princess Cruises
Top Sales award from Celebrity Cruises
Top Sales award from Royal Caribbean International
Top Sales award from Holland America
Norwegian Cruise Line Captain's Club Platinum Member
There are two types of information we collect. First, we collect data to count Web page accesses and gather some general statistical information, which may include IP numbers (data that allows us to identify the number of "unique visitors" to our site). CruiseRivers.com does not gather any personal information through the use of these techniques. Second, we receive information from our viewers sent by e-mail or through our "Select a Cruise" response forms. This information is used only to help fulfill cruise booking requests it is not shared with any third parties except those companies we need to contact in order to fulfill such requests, such as cruiselines. We never provide information to companies or individuals that are not essential to carrying out a booking request. In addition, e-mail or mailing addresses we receive are not placed on mailing lists unless the sender explicity makes such a request (for example, clicking the "Yes, please add me to your mailing list for updates on new specials" checkbox on the "Select a Cruise" form). We will gladly honor any request to remove an address from our mailing list at any time. The addresses in our mailing list are confidential and will never be sold or given away to third parties.
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that CruiseRivers.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of all Web sites that collects personally identifiable information. Our privacy statement applies solely to information collected by CruiseRivers.com. Also, it should be noted that Internet communications are not under our control, and that there is always a remote possibility that messages to us can be intercepted by third parties.
Terms & Conditions
CruiseRivers.com & CruiseShipCenters are acting as intermediary and agent for suppliers ("principals" identified on the travel order/receipt) in selling services, or in accepting reservations for services which are not directly supplied by this agency (such as cruises, air carriage, hotel accomodations, ground transortation, meals, tours, etc.). This agency, therefore, shall not be responsible for breach of contract or any intentional or careless actions or omissions on the part of such suppliers, which results in any loss, damage, delay, or injury to you or your travel companions or group members. Unless the term "Guaranteed" is specically stated in writing on your ticket, invoice, or reservation itinerary, we do not guarantee any of such suppliers' rates, bookings, or reservation. Agents shall not be responsible for any injuries, damages, or losses caused to any travleller in connetion with terrorist activities, social or labour unrest, mechanical or construction difficulties, diseases, local laws, climatic conditions, abnormal conditions or developments, or any other actions, omissions, or conditions outside the agent's control. By embarking upon his/her travel, the traveller(s) voluntarily assume(s) all risks involved with such travel, whether expected or unexpected. Traveller is hereby warned of such risks, and is advised to obtain appropriate insurance coverage against them. Your retention of tickets, reservations, or bookings after issuance shall constitute a consent to the above, and an agreement on your part to convey the contents hereto to your travel companions or group members.
CruiseRivers.com & CruiseShipCenters will charge a cancellation fee of $100.00 per cabin/booking on all cruise travel or $100.00 for on all air or other travel arrangements. This fee is used to cover our administration costs in processing the cancellation and is in addition to any cancellation penalties charged by the supplier (cruise line, airline carrier or any other travel company). If the cancellation is due to a compassionate reason, we may offer a cruise credit certificate in the amount of the $100.00 cancellation fee, good towards a future re-booking.