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Mississippi River Cruise

Mar 7, 2021 - Mar 15, 2021

Book by Oct 31, and receive Free Drink Package and Risk Free Booking Policy!

Escorted Steamboatin' Cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the American Queen

March 7-15, 2021 9 Days / 8 Nights

Cruise from New Orleans to Memphis

One Night in New Orleans

● Nottoway ● St Francisville ● Natchez ● Vicksburg ● TBA Port

Client reviews from the American Queen are off the charts! "Best service, amazing crew, one of the best vacations without having to leave the US...it's a must do!"

9 Day(s)


  • Transportation to Bradley Airport from Hartford area
  • Flights to/from Bradley & All Transfers
  • Hop on Hop off tours in each port
  • Premium tour in embarkation city
  • Wine & Beer with dinner
  • Cappuccino, Espresso, bottled water & soft drinks
  • Broadway caliber entertainment every night
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian
  • Award winning cuisine & gracious service
  • Professional Friendship Tours Escort throughout tour



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Payment Policy

Deposit: $800.pp due with reservation RECOMMENDED ASAP. Second deposit of $800.pp due by July 31, 2020. 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: Oct 23, 2020

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled after deposit and before Oct 23, 2020 fee of $450.pp; Oct 24-Nov 24, 2020 fee of 50% of total fare; Nov 25-Dec 23, 2020 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after Dec 23, 2020. 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: 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

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