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Escorted American Queen New Orleans to Memphis

Mar 6, 2022 - Mar 14, 2022

Escorted American Queen Steamboat Cruise

March 6-14, 2022 9 Days/8 Nights

Cruise from New Orleans to Memphis

One Night in New Orleans with Tour and Breakfast

Unlimited Drink Package - Beer, Wine, Spirts, Bottled water, soft drinks, espresso & capuccinos

* Nottoway Plantation * St Francisville, LA * Natchez, MS * Vicksburg, MS * Greenville, TN * Memphis, TN

The largest steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is a gracious and elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Our flagship paddlewheeler is a gentle soul packaged within the ornate detailing that embellishes her exterior. Any traveler who chooses to cruise on this iconic riverboat will soon find that her steady heart beats to the rhythm of music and discourse that resound within her walls.

Embark on a river cruise on the American Queen, the wondrous steamboat that introduces her riders to the waters that she calls home – the great rivers that have sustained towns, wildlife and memories throughout history.

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 New Orleans
  • All meals onboard with new expanded menus
  • Beverage Package including Wine, Beer & Spirits unlimited during cruise
  • Broadway caliber entertainment
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian
  • Friendship Tours Escort throughout trip


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Payment Policy

Deposit: $800.pp due with reservation RECOMMENDED ASAP. Second deposit of $800.pp due by July 31, 2021 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.

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled after deposit and before Nov 5, 2021 fee of $450.pp; Nov 6-Dec 6/21 fee of 50% of total fare; Dec 7/21-Jan 7/22 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after Jan 7/22. 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:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can view plan details on this site.

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

3. 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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