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Escorted American Countess Steamboatin' Cruise

Jul 17, 2023 - Jul 25, 2023

Escorted Steamboatin' Cruise from St Louis to Minneapolis

July 17-25, 2023 9 Days / 8 Nts

1 Nt St Louis with Sightseeing Tour & Breakfast

9 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 St Louis; Breakfast & Sightseeing Tour
  • 7 Nt Cruise aboard the NEW Steamboat American Countess
  • Onboard Entertainment in the evening
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian
  • Award winning cuisine & gracious service
  • Unlimited Beverage Package including Beer, Wine, Spirits, Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, Specialty Coffees
  • Friendship Tours Escort throughout trip


Inside Cabins Per Person Twin Starting From


Veranda Cabins Per Person Twin Starting From


Private Veranda Per Person Twin Starting From


Government Fees & Taxes



Payment Policy

Deposit: $800.pp due with reservation RECOMMENDED ASAP. Second deposit of $800.pp due by Jan 15/23 RESERVATIONS ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. Space is subject to availability at time of deposit. Check with the Ship Shop at any time for current availability on this sailing. Final Payment: March 3, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to March 3, 2023 fee of $450.00 pp; March 4, 2023 to March 30, 2023 fee of 50% pp; March 31, 2023 to April 27, 2023 fee of 75% pp; no refunds if canceled after April 28, 2023. Air penalties are not included in above fees and may be additional.

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: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com 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

Trip Protection Coverage with CANCEL FOR ANY REASON coverage is available through Travel Insured International when purchased within 14 days of your initial deposit—ask Friendship Tours/The Ship Shop for more information

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