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Special Travel Opportunities

The Osher Institute at the University of Richmond, in partnership with other Osher Institutes around the country, has developed a series of international travel opportunities for Osher members. Details are listed below. Contact the Osher Institute office with questions.

Vienna & Christmas Markets River Cruise: December 3-11, 2017

Premier World Discovery welcomes the Osher Institute at the University of Richmond to a 9-day tour of Vienna and Christmas Markets river cruise featuring Rothenburg and Nuremburg and 6 nights aboard the Amadeus Silver II. Review the detailed itinerary from Premier World Discovery for deadlines, deposits and more information.

Dates: December 3-11, 2017


  • Total cost per person, double occupancy, with booking discount: starting at $3,195*, depending on cruise line deck selection
  • Single occupancy supplement: starting at +$1,000, depending on cruise line deck selection

* $400 discount per couple/$200 discount per person requires payment in full by check by the final payment due date, September 3, 2017.

Cities & Ports
  • Frankfurt
  • Wurzburg
  • Rothenburg
  • Nuremberg
  • Passau
  • Rogensburg
  • Vienna
  • Salzburg (optional full-day excursion)
Highlights & Inclusions
  • Roundtrip Airfare from RIC
  • 1 Night Hotel in Frankfurt
  • 6 Night Cruise on Amadeus Silver II - Outside Cabin
  • 18 Meals (7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners)
  • PWD Tour/Cruise Manager
  • Local Wine with Dinners Onboard
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Ship Staff
  • Baggage Handling
  • Internationall Air Taxes/Fuel/Fees & Port Charges
  • Hotel & Ship Transfers
  • Shore Excursions & Land Tours
  • Vienna City Tour and Extended Vienna Port Docking
  • Frankfurt Christmas Market
  • Rothenburg Walking Tour & Christmas Market
  • Nuremberg City Tour & Christmas Market
  • Regensburg Walking Tour & Christmas Market
  • Melk Abbey & Gluehwein Tasting
  • Sound of Vienna Onboard Concert

Insurance Policy

The University of Richmond purchases an international travel insurance policy that provides benefits to Osher members who travel on University-sponsored programs. The policy is underwritten by ACE American Insurance Company, with assistance services provided by ACE’s travel assistance partner, AXA. For more details, review the complete Summary of Benefits.

The following are major features of the innternational insurance.

Benefit Amount
Medical Expense Benefit for covered accident or sickness Up to $100,000
Medical Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains 100% of covered expenses
Security Evacuation Up to $100,000
Trip Cancellation due to disabling injury, sickness or death Up to $5,000
Personal Liability $100,000
Travel Assistance Services Available 24 hours per day

This summary above is provided for quick reference and does not take the place of or alter the policy’s conditions, exclusions and other terms.

Upon enrolling in an international program, you will be provided a Summary of Benefits document that further details the policy’s benefits, coverage, definitions, terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations.

For questions regarding coverage, please contact Keesha Trim, Director of Risk Management and Insurance.

Contact Us

Osher Institute
Special Programs Building 100
28 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173
Phone: (804) 287-6608
Fax: (804) 287-1264

Monday-Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Closed for University holidays