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Upper Mississippi River Cruise

Jul 18, 2021 - Jul 26, 2021

Book by February 28, 2021 and receive FREE drink package and Risk Free Booking Policy!

American Queen - Upper Mississippi River Cruise

July 18-26, 2021 9 Days / 8 Nights

Cruise from St Louis (Alton) to Minneapolis

One Night in St Louis

● Hannibal, MO ● Clinton, IA ● Dubuque, IA ● La Crosse, WI ● Red Wing, MN

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



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Payment Policy

Deposit: $800.pp due with reservation RECOMMENDED ASAP. Second deposit of $800.pp due by Nov 30, 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: March 4, 2021

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled after deposit and before Mar 4, 2021 fee of $450.pp; Mar 5-Apr 5, 2021 fee of 50% of total fare; Apr 6-May 6, 2021 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after May 6, 2021. 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

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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