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Columbia & Snake River Steamboatin' Cruise

Jul 10, 2022 - Jul 18, 2022

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

July 10-18, 2022 9 Days / 8 Nights

Cruise from Clarkston, WA (Spokane) to Vancouver, WA

One Night in Spokane, WA with sightseeing included

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

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 Spokane, WA; Breakfast & Sightseeing Tour
  • 7 Nt Cruise aboard the Steamboat American Empress
  • 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


Outside Cabin with Private Veranda - Category C





Payment Policy

Deposit: $900.pp due with reservation. Second Deposit: $900.pp due by Nov 30, 2021. Space is subject to availability at time of booking. Final Payment: Due by Feb 24, 2022

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled if after deposit and before Feb 24, 2022 fee of $450pp; Feb 25-March 25/22 fee of 50% of total fare; Mar 26-April 26/22 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after Apr 26, 2021. Airline fees may be additional and not included in the above.

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. Click Here to Enroll

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