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Tipping in South America
Tipping in South America

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Tipping culture varies enormously between countries. In the USA, anything less than 20% could cause offense while in Japan leaving a tip of any amount is considered an insult. There are no hard and fast rules for how much you should be tipping in South America but there are guidelines you can follow to make sure you don’t accidentally short change someone who has given you great service.

Cruises for Single Travelers in the Amazon & Galapagos
Cruises for Single Travelers in the Amazon & Galapagos

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The vast majority of our cruises throughout all our destinations are sold by double occupancy. But all the single travelers out there should fear not! There are some cruise boats that have made a special effort to accommodate single travelers.

Things to Do on an Amazon River Tour
Things to Do on an Amazon River Tour

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 An Amazon River tour brings you up close to it all, but the real adventure begins when we step off the ship. From canoeing out on a subsidiary river to fish for piranhas, to trekking through the jungle in search of larger wildlife, the Amazon is just waiting to be explored. 

Best Amazon River Cruises of 2016
Best Amazon River Cruises of 2016

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A mix of beloved classics and new frontrunners, here are the Best Amazon River Cruises of 2016 to help you narrow your search and travel the Amazon the way you dream of. We've also included a few Amazon River cruise deals. 

Where do Amazon Cruises Leave From?
Where do Amazon Cruises Leave From?

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So, where do Amazon cruises leave from? There are several points of entry, it just depends on which sights you want to see!

Watch an Amazon Jungle Tour with Rainforest Cruises
Watch an Amazon Jungle Tour with Rainforest Cruises

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Journey into unchartered waters and discover a mysterious realm of exotic creatures, mystical shamans and natural wonders as you embark on the adventure of a lifetime to explore the boundless diversity of Mother Nature's greatest creation - the Amazon Rainforest.

Peruvian Food on an Amazon Cruise
Peruvian Food on an Amazon Cruise

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Peruvian cuisine is gaining international recognition from its wide range of cultural influences and ingredients. Each region of Peru has its traditional dishes– fish and exotic fruits being the staples of Amazonian cruise, prove to be an exceptionally tasty combination.

Amazon Cruise Safety Guide 
Amazon Cruise Safety Guide 

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When traveling in the Amazon there are some dangers and risks to be aware of. There are a number of ways that you can protect yourself and ensure your Amazon cruise is both enjoyable and safe. From dealing with the nature of the jungle to travelling through the cities of South America, it's always best to be prepared.

Buying Souvenirs in the Amazon Rainforest
Buying Souvenirs in the Amazon Rainforest

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On your trip to the Amazon Rainforest you are undoubtedly going to want to pick up a few souvenirs to forever remind you of your once-in-a-lifetime experience. And whether you are heading for Peru, Brazil or Ecuador, it is perfectly possible to buy some interesting items to represent your trip. 

About Rainforest Cruises

Rainforest Cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in Amazon river cruises, Galapagos Islands tours, and Southeast Asia cruises. We provide you with the finest collection of cruises in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama and Southeast Asia. As travel experts we have all the advice you need to help you find and book your dream cruise and an unforgettable adventure.

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