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Columbia & Snake River Steamboatin' Cruise

Sep 10, 2023 - Sep 18, 2023

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

September 10-18/23 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: $800.pp due with reservation RECOMMENDED ASAP. Second Deposit of $800.pp due by March 1/23. 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. Final Payment: April 26, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled after deposit and before Apr 26/2023 fee of $450.pp administrative fee; Apr 27-May 27/23 fee of 50% of total fare; May 28-Jun 28/23 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after Jun 28/23. Airline fees are not included in above and may be additional.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Friendship Tours offers Travel Protection insurance through 2 insurance providers: NTA Travel Protection Plan and Travel Insured International. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

· The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost. To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068 OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

· Travel Insured International offers the Worldwide Trip Protection plan with the option to add upgrade benefits (available for additional cost) including CFAR when purchased within 21 days of your initial deposit. Other upgrades include Bed Rest, Electronic Equipment, Event Ticket Fee Protection, Travel Inconvenience. To enroll: https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan Agency #18649

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply.

Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan. Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.

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