Columbia & Snake River Steamboatin' Cruise

Jul 12, 2020 - Jul 21, 2020

Steamboatin' Cruise on the Columbia & Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress

July 12-21, 2020 10 Days / 9 Nts

Cruise from Clarkston, WA to Vancouver, WA

One Night in Spokane, WA & One Night in Vancouver, WA with sightseeing included in both cities

● Clarkston ● Richland (Tri-Cities) ● The Dalles ● Stevenson ● Astoria

10 Day(s)


  • Transportation to Bradley Airport from Hartford area
  • Flights to/from Bradley & All Transfers
  • Hop on Hop off tours in each port
  • 1 Nt Pre-Stay in Spokane, WA; Breakfast & Sightseeing Tour
  • 7 Nt Cruise aboard the Steamboat American Empress
  • 1 Nt Post Stay in Vancouver, WA with Portland Tour & Breakfast
  • Onboard Entertainment in the evening
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian
  • Award winning cuisine & gracious service


Outside Cabin with Open Veranda - Category E


Outside Cabin with Private Veranda - Category C





Payment Policy

First Deposit: First Deposit $800.pp due with reservation RECOMMENDED ASAP. Space is subject to availability at time of deposit. Check with the Ship Shop at any time for current availability on this sailing. Second Deposit: $800.pp due Dec 31/19 Final Payment: Feb 27, 2020

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Penalty: If cancelled after deposit and before Feb 27/20 fee of $450.pp; Feb 28-Mar 14/20 fee of 50% of total fare; Mar 15-30/20 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after Mar 30/20. Air penalties are not included in above and are additional if applicable.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association.

The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit.

Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

Website: Tour Operator Location #076068. You can view plan details on this site.

Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can answer questions about each plan.

Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

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