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Antebellum South-America Queen Steamboat

2020_AntebellumSouth_Mini-Brochure
Antebellum South-America Queen Steamboat
American Steamboat company

Keywords: Antebellum South-America Queen Steamboat,American Steamboat,vacation,travel,trip,getaway,river cruise

2020

Antebellum South
Enjoy authentic Southern culture on one of our
collection of voyages on board the American Queen,®
American Duchess™ and American Countess.™

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SAVE $400 PER STATEROOM.
SEE PAGE 31 FOR DETAILS.

river cruises®

Masterful Regional Cuisine
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Enrichment and Broadway-caliber entertainment
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Comprehensive, guided shore excursions
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Authentic collection of paddlewheelers

RECENT AWARDS

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Antebellum South Experience. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5

Masterful Regional Cuisine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Broadway-Caliber Entertainment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Cultural Enrichment and Experiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

American Queen
New Orleans to Memphis – Itineraries, Dates and Fares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Memphis to New Orleans – Itineraries, Dates and Fares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Deck Plans, Suites and Staterooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-14

American Duchess
New Orleans to Memphis – Itineraries, Dates and Fares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Memphis to New Orleans – Itineraries, Dates and Fares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Deck Plans, Suites and Staterooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19

American Countess
New Orleans to Memphis – Itineraries, Dates and Fares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Memphis to New Orleans – Itineraries, Dates and Fares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Deck Plans, Suites and Staterooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-24

Ports of Call, Highlights and Premium Experiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27

Extend Your Stay: 3-Day/2-Night Pre- and Post-Cruise City Stay Packages
The Ultimate New Orleans Experience. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
The Complete Memphis Experience. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Terms and Conditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Travel Protection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

On the cover: Nottoway Plantation

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VOYAGES T H RO UGH T H E

Antebellum South

Memory flows deep, and sentiment eddies along the Lower Mississippi
River. Experience the birthplace of blues and the home of antebellum
neoclassical architecture. This journey gives way to discovery – from the heart
of the Mississippi Delta, wherein lies the rich culture of the South, to the soul
of New Orleans, where the city dances to the beat of a Creole drummer.

Century-old live oak trees, indigenous wildlife, Civil War historic sites and
vast plantations await you; history is alive in the preservation of each river
town we visit. Look back: Each battlefield, mansion and monument have
a story to tell. We invite you to celebrate the living, breathing places where
Southern culture continues its evolution through modern renaissance while
keeping hold of the pleasantry of its past. This river boasts a fascinating
history and luxurious aesthetic packaged in Southern hospitality. Embrace the
land of sweet tea and Southern twang on a Lower Mississippi River cruise.

INCLUDED IN YOUR CRUISE FARE:

Unlimited Prepaid Pre-cruise Complimentary Hop-On Hop-Off Free Internet Room service
Beverage gratuities hotel stay wine and beer shore excursions 24 hours a day
Package
with dinner •

AMERICAN DUCHESS • • • • • •

AMERICAN QUEEN • • • • •

AMERICAN COUNTESS • • •

ADD A PRE- OR POST-CRUISE CITY STAY PACKAGE

The Ultimate New Orleans Experience The Complete Memphis Experience
3-Day/2-Night Package 3-Day/2-Night Package
($599 per person, double occupancy)
See Page 28 for details. ($599 per person, double occupancy)
See Page 29 for details.

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MASTERFUL REGIONAL CUISINE

THE GRAND DINING ROOM, AMERICAN DUCHESS Sample Menu Selections

As our award-winning culinary Veal Marsala
team takes full advantage of each Captain’s Braised Beef Short Rib
region’s diverse bounty of fresh, Grilled Filet Mignon
local ingredients to fashion authentic dishes, Char-Grilled Salmon Fillet
our gracious staff charms you with friendly, Lobster Tail
attentive service. Polenta Cake-Stuffed Portobello Mushroom
Bouquet of Spring Mix Salad
Feel like royalty as you savor each succulent Beef Carpaccio
bite, swirl and sip amid the sophisticated Smothered Crawfish and Grits
ambiance of the elegant main dining Red Snapper and Shrimp Creole
rooms. Furnished with custom fabrics, these Mississippi Mud Pie
luxurious venues feature sweeping windows Moonshine Raisin Bread Pudding
that reveal a gorgeous backdrop of river
views, to further enhance the glory of fine Our Unlimited Beverage Package affords you
dining on America’s picturesque waterways. carefree enjoyment of your favorite spirits, beer
and wine by the glass throughout the length of your
Our more casual venues offer seasonal al fresco voyage. The package is included with American
dining. Meals in these spaces set uplifting Duchess cruise fare. Ask for details and pricing for
tones for the adventures that await, with the other vessels when booking your voyage.
ambrosial aromas of carefully crafted, fresh
culinary delights priming your palate and
satisfying your soul. Savor coffee or your
favorite wine as you relax between meals.

Our masterful culinary team utilizes diverse
tastes to create vegetarian, vegan and gluten-
free artistry for every menu. Speak to your
maître d’ to be assured that any special
dietary needs will be met throughout your
journey. To enjoy a more private dining
experience, take advantage of our included
24-hour room service.

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BROADWAY-CALIBER ENTERTAINMENT

GRAND SALOON, AMERICAN QUEEN Sampling of Onboard
Entertainment
For centuries, the majesty of America’s
rivers has been an unwavering source BROADWAY-CALIBER
of inspiration for all styles of music ENTERTAINMENT
and storytelling. On board our vessels, both Big-band shows
day and evening provide opportunities to World-class performances
delve into the dramatic history and musical Regional musical medleys
influences of the regions in which we travel, Smooth solo performances
for an experience that blends education Exceptional holiday productions
and entertainment in ways that will create
memories for years to come. SPECIAL ONBOARD EVENTS
Late-night lounge performances
You will be enthralled with the distinctive Dance sets such as ballroom, swing,
blend of live music, stellar Broadway-caliber sock hops and country jamborees
shows, movie events and distinguished Exclusive themed activities and events
historical dialogue. Whether it is a themed- Interactive game shows
voyage special event steeped in the sounds Trivia and Bingo
of Memphis’s legendary blues music scene,
the invigorating jazz of New Orleans, a GUEST ENTERTAINMENT
rousing medley of silver-screen hit songs, Esteemed historians and lecturers
a culinary demonstration that traces the Authors and speakers
regional significance of featured dishes Unique local musicians
or an enlightening lecture conveyed by Spellbinding magic shows
our esteemed Riverlorians – our onboard
river history experts – you are treated to RIVERLORIANS
world-class riverboat entertainment in an Educational Q&A sessions
atmosphere of sheer warmth and elegance. Intimate river chats
Pilot house tours
Destination overviews
Storytelling, captivating tales,
lore and legends

Entertainment may vary by vessel.

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CULTURAL ENRICHMENT AND EXPERIENCES

DELUXE MOTORCOACHES Off-Boat Experiences

From all perspectives, our riverboats INCLUDED SHORE
are testimonies to the floating palaces EXCURSIONS
of long ago, and a culmination of Comprehensive, guided Hop-On Hop-Off
their finest qualities. Our grand vessels shore excursions in each port of call
feature a blend of every bold paddlewheeler Freedom to customize your experience
innovation and pristine, authentic design. and choose your own path, at your leisure
Each vessel boasts an inclusive range of Hassle-free access to many historic
fine amenities, educational enrichment and and cultural attractions
hospitable services to deliver a uniquely Narrated driving city tours
American experience, for a truly rich river Walking tours, independent or with
cruising vacation. a certified local guide

The main attractions on any American OPTIONAL PREMIUM
Queen Steamboat Company cruise are the EXPERIENCES
award-winning shore excursions. Shore Award-winning venues
excursions, both included and premium, Culturally immersive and rare experiences
are thoughtfully designed to optimize the Varied activity levels
guest experience by providing plenty of Knowledgeable local guides
activity and endless enjoyment. A world of Cultural enrichment
discovery awaits within our wide selection Interest-based experiences
of captivating premium experiences. Unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities

Regardless of which vessel you choose, you
will enjoy hassle-free access to some of the
most historically and culturally significant
attractions in America.

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The only authentic steam-powered overnight paddlewheel boat in the world AMERICAN QUEEN

SAVE
$400

per stateroom.
See Page 31.

SPECIFICATIONS

Year Built. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Passenger Decks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Refurbished. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017 Suites and Staterooms. . . . . . . . . . 218
Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418 feet Guests/Crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417/172

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AMERICAN QUEEN AMERICAN QUEEN

NEW ORLEANS, LA

NEW ORLEANS TO MEMPHIS

HIGHLIGHTS 9-DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
H Mississippi Delta heritage Hotel Stay
H Sprawling cotton and sugarcane
plantations Day 2: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
H Majestic mansions and antebellum Depart 5:00 p.m.
architecture
H New Orleans jazz and historic Day 3: Tuesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nottoway Plantation
French Quarter
H Civil War sites and monuments Day 4: Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Francisville, LA
H Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine
Day 5: Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natchez, MS
INCLUSIONS
Day 6: Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vicksburg, MS
H One-night pre-cruise hotel stay
H Guided Hop-On Hop-Off Day 7: Saturday. . . . . . . . Port of the Mississippi Delta
shore excursions
H Wine and beer with dinner Day 8: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . River Cruising
H 24-hour room service
Day 9: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
Disembark 8:00 a.m.

VOYAGE DATES E D C B A PS JS DS LS OS SI SD

Mar 8, 22; Jul 12 $2,199 $3,799 $4,099 $4,399 $4,499 $4,499 $4,499 $4,999 $7,199 $8,699 $2,899 $4,399

Apr 5 $1,999 $3,399 $3,599 $3,899 $3,999 $3,999 $3,999 $4,499 $6,399 $7,699 $2,599 $3,999

Apr 19; May 3, 17, 31; Jun 14; $2,499 $4,199 $4,499 $4,799 $4,999 $4,999 $4,999 $5,599 $7,999 $9,599 $3,199 $4,899
Aug 30; Sep 13, 27; Oct 11, 25; Nov 8

Jun 28 $2,099 $3,599 $3,899 $4,099 $4,299 $4,299 $4,299 $4,799 $6,799 $8,199 $2,799 $4,199

Fares are listed in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy, with the exception of
single-occupancy categories SI and SD. Port charges: $199.

ADD A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE ADD A CITY STAY PACKAGE

Beyond the Floodwalls: Shaping the Culture and New Orleans 3-Day/2-Night Pre-Cruise Package
History of New Orleans (New Orleans) – Page 27 ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 28

Redemption and Rehabilitation at Angola Prison Memphis 3-Day/2-Night Post-Cruise Package
(St. Francisville) – Page 27 ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 29

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AMERICAN QUEEN

STANTON HALL – NATCHEZ, MS

MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS

HIGHLIGHTS 9-DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
H Memphis blues and barbeque Hotel Stay
H Authentic Southern culture
H Mississippi Delta heritage Day 2: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
H Sprawling cotton and sugarcane Depart 5:00 p.m.
plantations
H Majestic mansions and antebellum Day 3: Tuesday. . . . . . . . . Port of the Mississippi Delta
architecture
H Civil War sites and monuments Day 4: Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vicksburg, MS
H Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine
Day 5: Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natchez, MS
INCLUSIONS
Day 6: Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baton Rouge, LA
H One-night pre-cruise hotel stay
H Guided Hop-On Hop-Off Day 7: Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Francisville, LA
shore excursions
H Wine and beer with dinner Day 8: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nottoway Plantation
H 24-hour room service
Day 9: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
Disembark 8:00 a.m.

VOYAGE DATES E D C B A PS JS DS LS OS SI SD

Mar 1, 29; Jun 21; Jul 5 $2,199 $3,799 $4,099 $4,399 $4,499 $4,499 $4,499 $4,999 $7,199 $8,699 $2,899 $4,399

Apr 12 $1,999 $3,399 $3,599 $3,899 $3,999 $3,999 $3,999 $4,499 $6,399 $7,699 $2,599 $3,999

Apr 26; May 10, 24; Jun 7; $2,499 $4,199 $4,499 $4,799 $4,999 $4,999 $4,999 $5,599 $7,999 $9,599 $3,199 $4,899
Sep 6, 20; Oct 4, 18; Nov 1

Fares are listed in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy, with the exception of
single-occupancy categories SI and SD. Port charges: $199.

ADD A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE ADD A CITY STAY PACKAGE

The Elvis Experience (Memphis) – Page 26 Memphis 3-Day/2-Night Pre-Cruise Package
($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 29
On the Front Lines of the Civil War
(Vicksburg) – Page 27 New Orleans 3-Day/2-Night Post-Cruise Package
($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 28
Redemption and Rehabilitation at Angola Prison
(St. Francisville) – Page 27

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AMERICAN QUEEN DECK PLANS

SUITE AND STATEROOM CATEGORIES

OS Owner’s Suites with PS Paddlewheel Staterooms D Deluxe Outside Staterooms
Exclusive Veranda with Bay Window

LS Luxury Suites with A Deluxe Outside Staterooms E Inside Staterooms
Private or Open Veranda with Private Veranda

DS Deluxe Suites with B Outside Staterooms SD Single Deluxe Staterooms
Open Veranda with Open Veranda

JS Junior Suites with C Outside Staterooms SI Single Inside Staterooms
Open Veranda with Open Veranda

DECK 6 – SUN DECK

DECK 5 – PROMENADE DECK

DECK 4 – OBSERVATION DECK

DECK 3 – TEXAS DECK

DECK 2 – CABIN DECK

DECK 1 – MAIN DECK

+ Triple Occupancy Accessible Suites Featuring separate entrances with
and Staterooms interior connecting doors, category
H Quadruple Occupancy SD staterooms 458 to 467 connect
Stateroom 381 features with the adjoining odd-numbered B
a roll-in shower. outside staterooms 409 to 427.

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SUITES AND STATEROOMS AMERICAN QUEEN

OS OWNER’S SUITES WITH
EXCLUSIVE VERANDA

• 348 sq. ft. with 690-sq.-ft. • Coffee maker and
exclusive veranda mini refrigerator

• Queen bed • French doors open
to exclusive veranda
• Full bathroom with standard
tub/shower combination • Furnished patio with sofa,
two chairs and a coffee table
• Lounging area with sofa-bed
• Interior and exterior access
• Dressing area with granite
vanity and mirror • Promenade Deck

• Flat-screen TV • Commodore Services,
including a River Butler

LS LUXURY SUITES WITH
PRIVATE OR OPEN VERANDA

• 353-363 sq. ft. with private • Coffee maker and
or open veranda mini refrigerator

• Queen bed or two single beds • French doors open to deck

• Full bathroom with tub or veranda

and shower or standard • Interior and exterior access

tub/shower combination • Promenade and Texas Decks

• Sitting area with sofa-bed • Commodore Services,

• Vanity, mirror and desk including a River Butler

• Flat-screen TV

DS DELUXE SUITES WITH OPEN VERANDA

• 230 sq. ft. with open veranda • Flat-screen TV
• Queen bed or two single beds • French doors open to deck
• Full bathroom with standard • Interior and/or exterior access
tub/shower combination • Promenade Deck
• Sitting area with sofa-bed • Commodore Services
• Vanity and mirror (excludes River Butler)

JS JUNIOR SUITES WITH OPEN VERANDA

• 210 sq. ft. with • Sitting area
open veranda • Vanity and mirror
• French doors open to deck
• Queen bed or two single beds • Interior and/or exterior access
• Promenade and
• Full bathroom with standard Observation Decks
tub/shower combination • Preferred dining arrangements

• Flat-screen TV

PS PADDLEWHEEL STATEROOMS

• Stateroom 383 (342 sq. ft.) • Flat-screen TV
• Sitting area with sofa-bed
• Staterooms 385 and 386 • 6-foot-square picture window
(302 sq. ft.) overlooking the paddlewheel
• Vanity, mirror and desk
• Authentic paddlewheel • Interior access
experience • Texas Deck

• Queen bed or two single beds

• Full bathroom with standard
tub/shower combination

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AMERICAN QUEEN A DELUXE OUTSIDE STATEROOMS
WITH PRIVATE VERANDA

• 190 sq. ft. with • Flat-screen TV
40-sq.-ft. private veranda • French doors open
to private veranda
• Queen bed or two single beds • Interior access
• Texas Deck
• Full bathroom with standard
tub/shower combination

B OUTSIDE STATEROOMS
WITH OPEN VERANDA

• 190-205 sq. ft. with • Flat-screen TV
open veranda • French doors open to deck
• Interior and/or exterior access
• Queen bed or two single beds • Observation Deck

• Full bathroom with standard
tub/shower combination

C OUTSIDE STATEROOMS
WITH OPEN VERANDA

• 140-160 sq. ft. with • Flat-screen TV
open veranda • French doors open to deck
• Exterior access
• Queen bed or two single beds • Observation, Texas
and Cabin Decks
• Full bathroom with shower
or standard tub/shower
combination

D DELUXE OUTSIDE STATEROOMS
WITH BAY WINDOW

• 190 sq. ft. with bay window • Flat-screen TV

• Queen bed or two single beds • Interior access

• Full bathroom with standard • Cabin Deck
tub/shower combination

SD S INGLE DELUXE STATEROOMS

• 140 sq. ft. • Interior access

• Queen bed • Observation Deck

• Full bathroom with shower • Wheelchair-accessible
• Flat-screen TV stateroom 457 is 167 sq. ft.,
and features a standard
tub/shower combination

E INSIDE STATEROOMS

• 132 sq. ft. • Flat-screen TV • Wheelchair-accessible
• Queen bed or two single beds • Interior access stateroom 381 is 217 sq. ft.,
• Full bathroom with shower • Texas Deck and features a roll-in shower

SI SINGLE INSIDE STATEROOMS

• 80 sq. ft. • Full bathroom with shower • Interior access
• Single bed • Flat-screen TV • Observation Deck

Note: Stateroom information provided is a general representation of the stateroom categories. Actual room configurations, features and
amenities may vary slightly among and within stateroom categories.

It is important to note that our Luxury Suites and Paddlewheel Staterooms, located on the Texas Deck, are in close proximity to the
paddlewheel. While many guests love the allure of the traditional paddlewheel experience, others may find the authentic turning of
the paddlewheel to be slightly noisier than they would like at times.

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A contemporary masterpiece

SAVE
$400

per stateroom.
See Page 31.

SPECIFICATIONS

Year Built. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hull (1995) Passenger Decks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Superstructure (2017) Suites and Staterooms. . . . . . . . . . . 83
Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 320 feet Guests/Crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166/83

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AMERICAN DUCHESS NOTTOWAY PLANTATION

NEW ORLEANS TO MEMPHIS

HIGHLIGHTS 9-DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
H Authentic Southern culture Premium Hotel Stay
H Mississippi Delta heritage
H Sprawling cotton and sugarcane Day 2: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
plantations Depart 5:00 p.m.
H Art and history museums
H Majestic mansions and antebellum Day 3: Tuesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nottoway Plantation
architecture
H New Orleans jazz and historic Day 4: Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Francisville, LA
French Quarter
H Civil War sites and monuments Day 5: Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natchez, MS
H Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine
Day 6: Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vicksburg, MS
INCLUSIONS
Day 7: Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . River Cruising
H One-night pre-cruise hotel stay
H Guided Hop-On Hop-Off Day 8: Sunday. . . . . . . . Port of the Mississippi Delta
shore excursions
H Complimentary Unlimited Day 9: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
Beverage Package Disembark 8:00 a.m.
H 24-hour room service
H Prepaid gratuities

VOYAGE DATES IS VS DS LFS OS
$2,099 $3,899 $5,599 $5,599 $6,299
Jan 5, 19

Feb 2 $2,399 $4,499 $6,399 $6,399 $7,199

Mar 15, 29; Aug 16 $2,599 $4,799 $6,799 $6,799 $7,699

May 24; Jun 7; Nov 1, 15 $2,999 $5,599 $7,999 $7,999 $8,999

Fares are listed in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy. Port charges: $199.

ADD A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE ADD A CITY STAY PACKAGE

On the Front Lines of the Civil War New Orleans 3-Day/2-Night Pre-Cruise Package
(Vicksburg) – Page 27 ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 28

Redemption and Rehabilitation at Angola Prison Memphis 3-Day/2-Night Post-Cruise Package
(St. Francisville) – Page 27 ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 29

The Ultimate Mississippi Music Tour
(Port of the Mississippi Delta) – Page 27

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VICKSBURG, MS AMERICAN DUCHESS

MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS

HIGHLIGHTS 9-DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
H Memphis blues and barbeque Premium Hotel Stay
H Authentic Southern culture
H Mississippi Delta heritage Day 2: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
H Sprawling cotton and sugarcane Depart 5:00 p.m.
plantations
H Majestic mansions and antebellum Day 3: Tuesday. . . . . . . . . Port of the Mississippi Delta
architecture
H National historical parks Day 4: Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vicksburg, MS
H Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine
H Political history Day 5: Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natchez, MS

INCLUSIONS Day 6: Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baton Rouge, LA

H One-night pre-cruise hotel stay Day 7: Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Francisville, LA
H Guided Hop-On Hop-Off
shore excursions Day 8: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nottoway Plantation
H Complimentary Unlimited
Beverage Package Day 9: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
H 24-hour room service Disembark 8:00 a.m.
H Prepaid gratuities

VOYAGE DATES IS VS DS LFS OS
$2,099 $3,899 $5,599 $5,599 $6,299
Jan 12

Jan 26; Feb 9 $2,399 $4,499 $6,399 $6,399 $7,199

Mar 22 $2,599 $4,799 $6,799 $6,799 $7,699

May 17, 31; Jun 14; Oct 25; Nov 8 $2,999 $5,599 $7,999 $7,999 $8,999

Fares are listed in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy. Port charges: $199.

ADD A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE ADD A CITY STAY PACKAGE

The Elvis Experience (Memphis) – Page 26 Memphis 3-Day/2-Night Pre-Cruise Package
($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 29
Home-Hosted Visit with Ginger and James
(Natchez) – Page 26 New Orleans 3-Day/2-Night Post-Cruise Package
($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 28
Life in the Bayou: Cajun Swamp Tour
(Nottoway Plantation) – Page 27

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DECK PLANS

SUITE AND STATEROOM CATEGORIES

OS Owner’s Suites DS Deluxe Suites VS Veranda Suites
LFS with Private Balcony with Private Balcony with Private Balcony
Loft Suites
with Private Balcony IS Interior Staterooms

AMERICAN DUCHESS DECK 4 – SUN DECK

DECK 3 – CABIN DECK

DECK 2 – OBSERVATION DECK
LOWER MEZZANINE (Between Decks 1 and 2)

The Lincoln Library

DECK 1 – MAIN DECK

+ Triple Occupancy H Quadruple Occupancy Accessible Suites
and Staterooms

Staterooms 306, 307, 340 and
341 feature a roll-in shower.

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SUITES AND STATEROOMS

OS OWNER’S SUITES WITH PRIVATE BALCONY

• 550 sq. ft. with • Coffee maker and
private balcony mini refrigerator
• Two flat-screen TVs
• Queen bed or two single beds • Sliding glass doors to balcony
• Interior access
• Full bathroom featuring • Cabin Deck
floor-to-ceiling marble and • Commodore Services,
tub/shower combination including a River Butler

• Half bathroom

• Furnished lounge area
with sofa-bed

LFS LOFT SUITES WITH PRIVATE BALCONY

• 550 sq. ft. with • Coffee maker and AMERICAN DUCHESS
private balcony mini refrigerator
• Two flat-screen TVs
• Queen bed or two single beds • Sliding glass doors to balcony
• Interior access
• Two full bathrooms featuring • Observation Deck
floor-to-ceiling marble and • Commodore Services,
tub/shower combination including a River Butler

• Furnished lounge area
with sofa-bed

DS DELUXE SUITES WITH PRIVATE BALCONY

• 450 sq. ft. with • Furnished lounge area
private balcony with sofa-bed and desk

• Queen bed or two single beds • Coffee maker and
mini refrigerator
• Full bathroom featuring
floor-to-ceiling marble and • Sliding glass doors to balcony
tub/shower combination
• Interior access
• Half bathroom
• Cabin and Observation Decks
• Two flat-screen TVs

VS VERANDA SUITES WITH PRIVATE BALCONY

• 240 sq. ft. with • Coffee maker and
private balcony mini refrigerator
• Sliding glass doors to balcony
• Queen bed or two single beds • Interior access
• Cabin and Observation Decks
• Full bathroom with shower

• Furnished lounge area
with sofa and desk

IS INTERIOR STATEROOMS

• 180 sq. ft. • Coffee maker and
• Queen bed or two single beds mini refrigerator
• Full bathroom with shower
• Writing desk • Interior access

• Cabin and Observation Decks

Note: Suite and stateroom information provided here is a general representation of the categories.
Actual room configurations, features and amenities vary slightly among and within categories.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Year Built. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hull (1995) Passenger Decks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Superstructure (2020) Staterooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341 feet Guests/Crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245/98

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NOTTOWAY PLANTATION

NEW ORLEANS TO MEMPHIS

HIGHLIGHTS 8-DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
H Authentic Southern culture (Embarkation Day)
H Mississippi Delta heritage Depart 5:00 p.m.
H Sprawling cotton and sugarcane
plantations Day 2: Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nottoway Plantation
H Majestic mansions and antebellum
architecture Day 3: Tuesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Francisville, LA
H New Orleans jazz and historic
French Quarter Day 4: Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natchez, MS
H Civil War sites and monuments
H Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine Day 5: Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vicksburg, MS

Day 6: Friday. . . . . . . . . . Port of the Mississippi Delta AMERICAN COUNTESS

Day 7: Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . River Cruising

Day 8: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
Disembark 8:00 a.m.

SAILING DATES E B A SO
Apr 5 – Inaugural Cruise $1,699 $3,299 $3,499 $3,299

Apr 19; May 3, 17; Oct 4, 18; Nov 15 $2,299 $4,499 $4,699 $4,399

Jul 19; Aug 2, 16 $2,199 $3,999 $4,199 $3,899

Fares are listed in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy. Port charges: $199.

ADD A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE ADD A CITY STAY PACKAGE
New Orleans 3-Day/2-Night Pre-Cruise Package
On the Front Lines of the Civil War ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 28
(Vicksburg) – Page 27 Memphis 3-Day/2-Night Post-Cruise Package
Redemption and Rehabilitation at Angola Prison ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 29
(St. Francisville) – Page 27
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(Natchez) – Page 27

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BEALE STREET – MEMPHIS, TN

MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS

HIGHLIGHTS 8-DAY ITINERARY
Day 1: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis, TN
H Memphis blues and barbeque (Embarkation Day)
H Authentic Southern culture Hotel Stay
H Mississippi Delta heritage
H Sprawling cotton and sugarcane Day 2: Monday . . . . . . . . Port of the Mississippi Delta
plantations
H Majestic mansions and antebellum Day 3: Tuesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vicksburg, MS
architecture
H Civil War sites and monuments Day 4: Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natchez, MS
H Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine
H Political history Day 5: Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baton Rouge, LA

AMERICAN COUNTESS Day 6: Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Francisville, LA

Day 7: Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nottoway Plantation

Day 8: Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans, LA
Disembark 8:00 a.m.

SAILING DATES E B A SO

Apr 12 $1,699 $3,299 $3,499 $3,299

Apr 26; May 10; Oct 11; Nov 8 $2,299 $4,499 $4,699 $4,399

Jul 12, 26; Aug 9 $2,199 $3,999 $4,199 $3,899

Nov 22 $2,099 $3,799 $3,999 $3,699

Fares are listed in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy. Port charges: $199.

ADD A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE ADD A CITY STAY PACKAGE

The Ultimate Mississippi Music Tour Memphis 3-Day/2-Night Pre-Cruise Package
(Port of the Mississippi Delta) – Page 27 ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 29

Plantations of the Back Roads New Orleans 3-Day/2-Night Post-Cruise Package
(St. Francisville) – Page 27 ($599 per person, double occupancy) – Page 28

Grand Southern Plantation Tour
(Nottoway) – Page 27

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DECK PLANS

STATEROOM CATEGORIES

A Deluxe Outside Staterooms E Inside Staterooms
with Private Veranda

B Outside Staterooms SO Single Outside Stateroom
with Veranda with Veranda

DECK 4 – SUN DECK

DECK 3 – OBSERVATION DECK

DECK 2 – CABIN DECK AMERICAN COUNTESS

DECK 1 – MAIN DECK

+ Triple Occupancy Accessible Staterooms

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STATEROOMS

A DELUXE OUTSIDE STATEROOMS
WITH PRIVATE VERANDA

• 255 sq. ft. with 40-sq.-ft. • Sliding doors open
private veranda to veranda

• Queen bed or two single beds • Interior access

• Full bathroom with shower • Cabin Deck

• Furnished lounge area
with sofa and desk

B OUTSIDE STATEROOMS
WITH VERANDA

• 220 sq. ft. with • Furnished lounge area
semi-private veranda with sofa and desk

• Queen bed or two single beds • Sliding doors open to
semi-private deck
• Full bathroom with shower
• Interior access

• Observation Deck

E INSIDE STATEROOMS

• 170 sq. ft. • Writing desk with chair

• Queen bed or two single beds • Interior access
• Full bathroom with shower • Cabin and Observation Decks

AMERICAN COUNTESS SO SINGLE OUTSIDE STATEROOM
WITH VERANDA

• 180 sq. ft. with • Sliding doors open to
semi-private veranda semi-private deck

• Single bed • Interior access

• Full bathroom with shower • Observation Deck

• Furnished lounge area
with sofa and desk

Note: Stateroom information provided here is a general representation of the stateroom categories. Actual room features and
amenities may vary. Deck plans and stateroom illustrations are layouts only, and may change upon completion of construction.

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STEAMBOAT SOCIETY OF AMERICA

RUBY

(35-69 cruise nights)

All Classic benefits, plus: “Members only”
luggage tags; membership status name badge;
dedicated reservations line; $50 onboard credit

per member; pre-boarding privileges

SAPPHIRE

(70-139 cruise nights)

Steamboat Society of America® All Ruby benefits, plus: Preferred reserved
dining-room seating; additional $50 onboard
Members have the opportunity to enjoy credit ($100 per member); complimentary laundry
exclusive benefits and incentives for service; “welcome back” signed card from the
cruising frequently with us. In addition to our
Classic m embership, earned after completion captain; plus a set of exclusive notecards
of your first cruise on the American Queen,
American Empress, American Duchess or American EMERALD
Countess, we offer four levels of elite membership
– each with additional benefits – that are reached (140-209 cruise nights)
after cruising the designated number of nights
with us. All Sapphire benefits, plus: One-cabin-
category upgrade at time of booking
After membership activation, all Classic (subject to availability); 10% discount
members will receive: in onboard gift shop

H The Paddlewheeler quarterly newsletter DIAMOND

H Advance information on new itineraries (210+ cruise nights)

H Exclusive invitations and promotions All Emerald benefits, plus: Additional $50
onboard credit ($150 per member);
H Designation pin for Steamboat Society of two-cabin-category upgrade at time
America mailed after activation and upon of booking (subject to availability)
reaching each level milestone
After reaching Sapphire, Emerald or
H Cocktail party hosted by the captain and Diamond status, members will receive a deluxe
vessel officers on board
official wall certificate and onboard captain’s
H Friends and family can come for a tour presentation and a framed painting signed by
and breakfast or lunch aboard the American
Queen, American Empress, American maritime artist Michael Blaser.
Duchess or American Countess while in
port when member is a cruise guest For questions or to activate your
membership, please visit our website at
H Member access for breakfast or lunch when aqsc.com/ssoa, email [email protected]
the American Queen, American Empress,
American Duchess or American Countess or call us at (888) 749-5280.
is in port near the member’s hometown
(not available in ports of embarkation/ Restrictions may apply.
disembarkation)
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Included highlights and optional premium experiences

Highlights Baton Rouge, Louisiana
• Cotton and sugarcane plantations Included Highlights: USS Kidd (DD-661);
• Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine Capitol Park Museum; Louisiana’s State Capitol;
• Memphis blues and barbeque LSU Museum of Art; LSU Rural Life Museum
• Southern culture
• Mississippi Delta region Optional Premium Experience:
• Majestic mansions Ultimate Cajun Adventure – Air boating
• Antebellum architecture through the beautiful wilderness of the bayou
and sampling local cuisine
Vessels
• American Queen Memphis, Tennessee
• American Duchess Included Highlights: National Civil Rights
• American Countess Museum; Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum; AutoZone
Park; Peabody Hotel; Mud Island Monorail, Walkway
and River Park; Memphis Music Hall of Fame

Optional Premium Experiences:
The Elvis Experience – A Graceland Mansion
self-guided tour; Beale Street walking tour;
professional musician who will sing and narrate
throughout

Soundtrack of Memphis – A visit to Overton
Park Shell; Tennessee Welcome Center;
a narrated driving city tour

Natchez, Mississippi
Included Highlights: The Old South Trading Post;
Rosalie Mansion; Natchez Visitor Center; William
Johnson House; Magnolia Hall; Stanton Hall;
Charboneau Distillery and King’s Tavern; Museum
of African American History and Culture

Optional Premium Experiences:
Home-Hosted Visit with Ginger and James –
A personal tour of their privately owned antebellum
mansion,The Towers; homemade hors d’oeuvres
and refreshments on the canopied back porch;
recipes to take home

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The Story of Cotton in the Antebellum PORT OF THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA
South – The Mississippi countryside;
Frogmore Plantation; modern and historic Helena, Arkansas
cotton gins; cotton-picking Included Highlights: Helena Museum; Delta
Cultural Center & Depot; St. Mary’s Catholic
Inside Regina’s Kitchen with Chef Regina Church; Fort Curtis; Pillow-Thompson House
Charboneau – A tour of Twin Oaks
mansion, home of celebrity chef Regina Optional Premium Experience:
Charboneau; a hands-on cooking demonstration Mississippi Delta Gospel and the Birthplace
with Regina; an exclusive book and CD of the Blues – Historic Clarksdale, Mississippi;
with recipes a gospel choir performance; the Delta Blues
Museum; a blues performance at a juke joint;
A Jeweled Christmas in Natchez – A tour of the Southern food
privately owned antebellum mansion The Towers;
refreshments; a local pianist performs. Available Greenville, Mississippi
only on select holiday voyage dates Included Highlights: Hebrew Union Temple;
Greenville History Museum; 1927 Flood Museum;
The Great Mississippi Outdoor Adventure – E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center; St. Joseph’s Catholic
Ride an ATV or side-by-side utility vehicle Church; Greenville Writers Exhibit
through the lush forests to give hatchet and lasso
throwing a try Optional Premium Experience:
The Ultimate Mississippi Music Tour –
Tee Time in Natchez! – A full 18 holes at GRAMMY® Museum Mississippi; B.B. King
beautiful Duncan Park Golf Course; cart, clubs Museum and Delta Interpretive Center
and green fees included
Terrene Landing, Mississippi
New Orleans, Louisiana Optional Premium Experience:
Optional Premium Experiences: The Ultimate Mississippi Music Tour –
New Orleans Highlights Tour – The French GRAMMY® Museum Mississippi; B.B. King
Quarter; City Park; St. Louis Cemetery #3 Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

Antebellum Plantation Lunch and Tour with Tunica, Mississippi
Bayou Swamp Experience – Houmas House; Included Highlights: Gateway to the Blues
Southern lunch; Manchac Swamp and wildlife Museum; Tunica River Park & Museum;
Tunica Museum
Beyond the Floodwalls – Experience America’s
wetlands; witness formidable flood-and-water Optional Premium Experience:
management; visit Bayou Sauvage; taste local Musical Roots of the Delta: Gospel and
cuisine; meet Isleños fishermen Blues – Mississippi Delta region Commerce
Boulevard Christian Church; a Delta gospel
Hidden History: World War II in New Orleans choir performance; homemade pound cake and
– National WWII Museum; a viewing of the film lemonade; the Gateway to the Blues Museum
“Beyond All Boundaries” at the Solomon Victory 4-D
Theater, featuring narration by executive producer Tom St. Francisville, Louisiana
Hanks and guest readings from celebrities Included Highlights: Royal Street; Old Market
Hall; West Feliciana Historical Society Museum;
Nottoway Plantation, Louisiana Grace Episcopal Church
Included Highlights: Enjoy a guided walking tour
within the pristine walls of Nottoway, followed by a Optional Premium Experiences:
stroll through the lush grounds and gardens. Redemption and Rehabilitation at Angola
Prison – A fully operational state penitentiary;
Optional Premium Experiences: a tour led by staff; meet an inmate; learn about the
Life in the Bayou: Cajun Swamp Tour – faith-based reform system
Manchac Swamp Boat Tour covering 250 acres
of swampland; Louisiana’s native wildlife Plantations of the Back Roads – Rosedown
Plantation; privately owned Catalpa Plantation;
Grand Southern Plantations Tour – Tour history of the plantations; sugarcane fields;
two grand plantations; a guided tour of the a traditional Southern sherry farewell
Houmas House; time at your leisure to
explore the manicured gardens and grounds; Vicksburg, Mississippi
a Southern-style buffet lunch; a guided tour Included Highlights: Church of the Holy Trinity;
of Oak Alley Plantation Anchuca Mansion; Old Court House Museum; Lower
Mississippi River Museum; Old Depot Museum;
Laura…A Creole Plantation – Guided tour Beidenharn Coca-Cola Museum
of Laura Plantation
Optional Premium Experience:
Oak Alley Plantation Tour – A guided tour On the Front Lines of the Civil War: Vicksburg
of Oak Alley Plantation; time at your leisure National Military Park – USS Cairo and
to explore the manicured plantation gardens Museum; Illinois State Monument; the National
and grounds Cemetery; Vicksburg Battlefield film “Here
Brothers Fought”; Battlefield Visitors Center &
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3-DAY/2-NIGHT PRE- OR POST-CRUISE

CITY STAY PACKAGE

THE ULTIMATE NEW ORLEANS EXPERIENCE

Our ultimate City Stay package offers the opportunity to enrich your river cruise
experience by exploring the diverse culture of New Orleans before or after your
voyage. Immerse yourself in Creole culture as you enjoy three days and two nights in this
vibrant city. Unwind in the 4-star Le Meridien Hotel, located near the fabulous French
Quarter, which has everything you need to make your stay as enjoyable as your voyage.
Imagine, just a short stroll from your door lies everything that makes this city famous:
sidewalk cafés, quaint coffee shops, the French Quarter, Jackson Square, Harrah’s Casino,
the Central Business District and Audubon Aquariums of the Americas.

Your City Stay Includes: H Exclusive Attraction Pass
Admission to seven of New Orleans’
H 3-day/2-night deluxe accommodations highest-rated attractions: Mardi Gras
at the 4-star Le Meridien Hotel World, The National WWII Museum,
Audubon Zoo, Treme Walking Tour,
H Two full American breakfasts at the hotel Old U.S. Mint, Confederate Memorial Hall
Museum, Longue Vue House & Gardens
H 3-day Jazzy Pass (public transit streetcar)
for transportation throughout downtown H Hotel/airport transfer
New Orleans
H Local American Queen Steamboat
H Pre- or Post-Cruise Premium Experience: Company representative to answer
New Orleans Highlights Tour questions and assist with planning your
time in the Big Easy
H Voucher for a traditional New Orleans Jazz
Brunch at Court of Two Sisters Restaurant
in the heart of the French Quarter

$499 per guest – Triple Occupancy | $599 per guest – Double Occupancy

$999 per guest – Single Occupancy

For booking or more information, please visit us online or call us.

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SUN STUDIO

3-DAY/2-NIGHT PRE- OR POST-CRUISE

CITY STAY PACKAGE

THE COMPLETE MEMPHIS EXPERIENCE

Imagine the royal treatment as you enter the home of the King himself, Graceland
Mansion. Digital tablets will help guide you, providing thoughtful narration by actor
and Elvis enthusiast John Stamos and commentary by Elvis’s daughter, Lisa Marie
Presley. Throughout the city, you will be treated to some of the most revered spots in
music history, such as legendary Sun Studio and the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, and have
the opportunity to pause for reflection on a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum.
Feel the rhythm that pulsates through the city, especially the blues and juke joints that
line Beale Street.

Your City Stay Includes: H A Memphis Attractions Pass (three of
the highest-rated attractions) Admission
H 3-day/2-night deluxe accommodations to several legendary attractions: Sun
at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown Studio, The Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, the
or The Guest House at Graceland National Civil Rights Museum

H Two full American breakfasts at the hotel H Hotel/airport transfer

H 3-day trolley pass H Local American Queen Steamboat
Company representative to answer
H Meal at Blues City Café questions and assist with planning your
time in Memphis
H Beale Street walking tour

H Witness the famous Peabody Duck parade

H Pre- or Post-Cruise Premium Experience:
The Elvis Experience

$499 per guest – Triple Occupancy | $599 per guest – Double Occupancy
$999 per guest – Single Occupancy

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terms and conditions 100219

GENERAL INCLUDED IN YOUR FARE and narrow passageways within the vessel that may limit
The transportation of guests and baggage on board • One (1) night pre-cruise hotel stay with transfer or preclude the accessibility of wheelchair guests to some
the vessels of American Queen Steamboat Company® to the vessel (American Duchess, American Empress areas. Carrier recommends that Guest purchase travel
is governed by these Terms and Conditions and the and American Queen only) protection, either the plan we offer or a plan from your
Passenger Ticket Contract which will be sent to you • Filtered water and soft drinks Travel Agent. With travel protection, you can relax and
approximately four (4) weeks prior to your vacation • Select wine and beer at dinner enjoy your trip with some peace of mind.
and is available upon request or online at www.aqsc. (American Empress and American Queen only)
com. Your payment of deposit or full fare constitutes • Unlimited Beverage Package FEDERAL MARITIME
agreement to the terms and conditions of the Passenger (American Duchess only) COMMISSION PROTECTION
Ticket Contract, whose provisions shall prevail, which • All meals onboard the vessel Under Public Law 89-777, the FMC requires vessels
includes limitations and exonerations of the liabilities and • All included Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions having berth or stateroom accommodations for fifty
obligations of Carrier. You should read and understand • All onboard entertainment (50) or more passengers and that embark passengers
these terms and conditions carefully before making a • Wi-Fi/Internet access onboard the vessel from U.S. ports to maintain acceptable evidence of
deposit. The American Queen, American Empress, American • Pre-paid gratuities (American Duchess only) financial responsibility to indemnify passengers for
Duchess and American Countess are operated by American nonperformance of transportation. Carrier maintains a
Queen Steamboat Company, are regularly inspected by NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR FARE surety bond insuring its financial responsibility, and holds
the U.S. Coast Guard, are American flagged and employ • Port Charges a Certificate (Performance) issued by the FMC.
American officers, crew and staff. • Airfare to and from your home city
• Alcoholic beverages (American Countess, UNITED STATES FLAGGED VESSELS
DEFINITIONS American Empress and American Queen) The American Queen, American Empress, American Duchess
The terms “you” and “Guests” refer to any and all person(s) • Optional premium shore excursions and American Countess have been designed and built in
named on the front of the Confirmation and include • Discretionary gratuities to vessel crew the United States. As U.S. Flagged Vessels, this status
all children or others under the care or control of the and tour operators means that we also protect you with the highest standards
named person(s). The term “Carrier” includes American • Travel Protection Plan for safety and health, including regular inspections and
Queen Steamboat Operating Company, LLC, its parent • Transfer to and from the airport certifications by the United States Coast Guard, the
and affiliated entities, the vessels, the owners, charterers, United States Public Health Service and the Federal
operators, agents, and masters and crews thereof, any HOTEL STAYS & CANCELLATIONS Communications Commission. The vessels are American
substituted or connecting ship, the owners, charterers and One included pre-voyage hotel night is provided as part of owned and operated.As U.S.Flagged Vessels,the American
operators and all launches belonging to any such vessel the voyage fare on all American Duchess, American Empress Queen, American Empress, American Duchess and American
or owned or operated by the owners, charterers or and American Queen voyages. The American Countess does Countess are capable of operating unique itineraries not
operators. The term “Fare” includes voyage fare as well as not include a pre-voyage hotel night. Additional pre- possible on foreign-owned or foreign-built vessels.
all hotel, land package(s) and shore excursions purchased voyage hotel nights may be purchased for an additional
from Carrier. charge. Guests are required to present a credit card upon ONBOARD CREDIT
hotel check-in to cover their incidental charges. Post- Can be used toward onboard purchases not covered in
Fares are in U.S. Dollars, are per guest, are based voyage hotel nights are not included in the voyage fare and the cruise fare. Onboard Credit is non-refundable, non-
on double occupancy, and do not include air or land may be purchased for an additional charge. A maximum transferable, has no cash value and may not be used to
transportation. Fares for SI and SO Categories are of three pre-voyage and three post-voyage hotel nights are pay gratuities. Any unused portion of an onboard credit is
based on single occupancy. Port charges of $119 to $599 allowed for any booking. In lieu of an included pre-voyage forfeited at the end of the voyage.
per guest are additional and not included in the fare. All hotel night on any voyage, a $50-per-person onboard
fares, itineraries, themes, entertainment, shore excursions credit is available upon request and dependent upon SMOKING
and other voyage attributes are subject to change without voyage date. On a back-to-back voyage, one included hotel Smoking is permitted only in designated outside areas
notice and we reserve the right to not honor any published night plus a $50-per-person onboard credit will be granted onboard our vessels. All interiors of the vessels, including
prices that we determine were erroneous due to printing, in lieu of taking a second included hotel night. Additional all cabins, staterooms, dining rooms and lounges, are
electronic or clerical error. room night availability is based on the Carrier standard strictly non-smoking.
annual rate and is not guaranteed. The Carrier pre-voyage
DEPOSIT AND FINAL PAYMENT hotel may offer a direct promotional rate throughout the DINING ARRANGEMENTS
For confirmation of individual reservations, a deposit of year that is lower than the Carrier standard annual rate. The American Queen, American Countess and American
$500 per person is due within three days of your initial Empress offer open seating for breakfast and lunch; there
reservation for non-promotional fares on voyages nine Guests who must cancel their purchased hotel nights and/ are two seating times for dinner. To make a dinner seating
(9) days or fewer. A deposit of $1000 per person is due or city stay packages, for any reason whatsoever, are subject request, please speak with your Travel Agent, group leader
within three days of your initial reservation for non- to the fees as outlined below. or our Reservations Department at time of booking. We
promotional fares on voyages greater than nine (9) days. will make every effort to honor your request, however,
The balance of the voyage fare is due one hundred twenty- Days Prior to Departure Fees actual seating assignments are not guaranteed. The
one (121) days prior to sail date, and all reservations not American Duchess offers open seating for breakfast, lunch
fully paid at such time will be canceled and subject to the 120-91 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25% of gross hotel fare and dinner.
cancellation provisions set forth in the cancellation policy
below. Carrier accepts the following forms of payment: 90-61 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50% of gross hotel fare GAMBLING
MasterCard, Visa, Discover, Diner’s Club, American Gambling is not available or permitted on our vessels.
Express or check. Reservations made one hundred twenty- 60-31 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75% of gross hotel fare
one (121) days or fewer prior to the sail date will require ANIMALS
payment in full at the time of booking. 30-0 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100% of gross hotel fare Only designated service animals are permitted onboard.
You are required to notify Carrier in advance of departure
CANCELLATION & CHANGE POLICY ADVANCE TRAVEL INFORMATION if you plan to bring along a service animal because of a
Guests who must cancel or change their voyage or any part U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. traveling disability. Supporting documents may be requested.
of their vacation package for any reason, including medical exclusively inside U.S. borders do not need a passport or
or family reasons, are subject to the fees as outlined below. visa for travel. Homeland Security laws require that all DRONES
All fares are based on double occupancy; on reservations in guests travel with government-issued photo identification Guests are permitted to bring drones aboard the
which one guest cancels, the remaining guest is responsible (ID) (such as a driver’s license) at all times. ID must be vessel, however, they may be operated only on shore
for paying any and all single supplements. Please see the presented at the time of vessel check in. Guests without and outside of the port area. Operation of drones
Travel Protection Information section for details on proper ID will be denied boarding. Carrier is required on board the vessel is strictly prohibited, and any
cancellation protection. Carrier reserves the right to cancel to provide all guests’ ID information, including ID onboard use may result in confiscation of the drone
all reservations for which final payment is not received one number, expiration date and place of issue to the Coast until the conclusion of the voyage or disembarkation
hundred twenty-one (121) days prior to the sail date. All Guard and/or other government entities prior to the of the Guest (at the Guest’s expense). While on board,
cancellations or changes are subject to a $250-per-person vessel’s departure. Guests must provide this information drones must be stored safely within the stateroom.
administrative fee per cruise and/or per segment if a to Carrier in advance. Travel documents will not
multiple cruise booking. be released until received. Canadian citizens or permanent Guests assume full responsibility for understanding
residents of Canada entering the U.S. are required and complying with local regulations related to drone
to bring their passport. For other nationalities, passports usage, including obtaining any necessary permits
are required to enter the U.S. It is your responsibility or permissions. All liability related to or arising
to check with your local U.S. embassy/consulate from drone operation whatsoever is the Guest’s
to confirm visa requirements and to obtain the proper visa. responsibility.

Days Prior to Departure Per Person Fees DOCUMENTATION ACCOMMODATIONS
Final travel documents, including itinerary and vouchers We would like to remind you that cruising aboard
121 days or more. . . . . . . $250-per-person administrative (if applicable) will be sent approximately four (4) weeks our elegant paddlewheel vessels is incredibly unique.
prior to departure. Reservation must be paid in full While many guests love the allure of the traditional
120-91 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25% of gross fare and a Guest information form must be received before paddlewheel experience, others may find the turning of
documents will be sent. the paddlewheel and nostalgic purr of the engines to be
90-61 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50% of gross fare slightly noisier than they would like at times. Please be
mindful of this when selecting your stateroom so that
60-31 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75% of gross fare you reserve the appropriate accommodations for your
ideal river cruise experience.
30-0 days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100% of gross fare
GRATUITIES
Travel Protection premiums are non-refundable after a 10- HEALTH & DISABILITY REQUIREMENTS Gratuities will be automatically charged to your onboard
day review period provided you have not departed on your Guests must notify Carrier in writing at the time of account at a rate of $19.50 per guest per day (included in
trip or filed a claim. Carrier is not obligated to refund any booking of any physical or mental illness, disability or the cruise fare on all American Duchess voyages).
portion of the fare or other payments for guests who must other conditions for which special accommodations or
leave the voyage prematurely for medical or other reasons. the use of a wheelchair is necessary or contemplated. Also, Terms and conditions are subject to change without notice and
we must be notified of any medical treatment that may we are not responsible for errors or omissions therein.
TRAVEL PROTECTION INFORMATION render the Guest unfit for travel or constitute a risk or
Carrier recommends you consider protecting your travel danger to the Guest or anyone else onboard. The vessels ©2019 American Queen Steamboat
investment. We have partnered exclusively with Allianz do not carry a medical doctor onboard. Acute medical Operating Company, LLC
Global Assistance to offer the Frontier Plan which conditions will require you to disembark to be attended
provides protection in case of covered trip cancellation/ to by shore-side emergency and/or medical response
interruption, baggage loss or damage, and even medical and you are advised that, due to the nature of travel by
benefits in case of a covered illness or injury during your water, emergency medical evacuation may be delayed or
travels. As a reminder, there are no exceptions to Carrier's impossible. Guests needing any form of assistance and
cancellation penalties. those who are physically disabled must be accompanied
by someone who will take full responsibility for any
The Frontier Plan, provided by Allianz Global Assistance, needed assistance during the cruise and in the event of
can be purchased through Carrier. Purchase your plan an emergency. We reserve the right to refuse passage to
within 14 days of the initial voyage deposit to be eligible anyone who, in our sole opinion, may affect the health,
for pre-existing medical conditions benefits. Terms, safety or enjoyment of other guests. Guests requiring a
conditions, and exclusions apply. Please refer to your wheelchair must provide their own collapsible wheelchair.
Certificate of Insurance/Policy for full details. Insurance Please be aware that some ports of call, shore excursions,
benefits are Underwritten by BCS Insurance Company docks, gangways and other requirements may preclude
or Jefferson Insurance Company. AGA Service Company a wheelchair guest from leaving the vessel; this decision
is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans. will be made by the Master of the vessel and is binding.
Also, there may be certain physical conditions, including
Please call Carrier Reservations toll free at 1-888-749- raised doorway thresholds from 2 to 16 inches, stairways
5280 for pricing and details.

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travel protection

Life’s unexpected circumstances can compromise your vacation plans, but they
don’t have to compromise your investment. American Queen Steamboat Company
has paired with Allianz Global Assistance to offer a travel protection plan to cover
yourself and your vacation investment. 

The Frontier Plan,* provided by Allianz Global Assistance, offers a plan that can help you relax and
enjoy your trip. It is recommended that you purchase travel protection to help provide reimbursement
for up to 100% of your prepaid, non-refundable vacation cost, as there are no exceptions to American
Queen Steamboat Company’s cancellation penalties.

The Frontier Plan can help protect your vacation investment. Ensure that you purchase your plan
within 14 days of making your initial trip deposit to be eligible for pre-existing medical conditions
benefits. You have at least 10 days to review your plan and receive a full premium refund, provided
you have not departed for your trip or filed a claim. Premiums are non-refundable after this period.
Ask your travel agent or one of our cruise specialists for details when making your reservation.

FRONTIER PLAN BENEFITS MAXIMUM COVERAGE PER PERSON
(UP TO THE LIMITS BELOW)

TRIP CANCELLATION 100% OF INSURED TRIP COST (UP TO $50,000)

TRIP INTERRUPTION 150% OF INSURED TRIP COST (UP TO $54,000)

TRIP DELAY $540 ($200/DAY)

MISSED CRUISE CONNECTION $540

BAGGAGE AND PERSONAL EFFECTS $2,500

BAGGAGE DELAY $500

EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND DENTAL EXPENSE $50,000 ($500 DENTAL SUBLIMIT)

EMERGENCY MEDICAL EVACUATION/REPATRIATION $250,000

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE AND CONCIERGE SERVICES INCLUDED

Travel protection plan premiums are based on trip cost, client’s age and state of residence. Please contact American
Queen Steamboat Company’s Reservations Department at (888) 749-5280 for quotes on insurance premiums.

*Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.

Insurance benefits underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated “A-“ (Excellent) by A.M. Best
Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated “A+”
(Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on your state of residence. Plan available only to U.S.
residents, and may not be available in all jurisdictions. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of this plan and an affiliate
of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between AGA Service Company
and Jefferson Insurance Company. Non-insurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company. Consumer is responsible
for charges incurred from outside vendors for assistance or concierge services. Contact AGA Service Company at 800-284-8300 or 9950 Mayland
Drive, Richmond, VA 23233 or [email protected]

Our all-inclusive beverage package affords you
carefree enjoyment of your favorite spirits, beer
and wine by the glass throughout the length of your
voyage. Ask for more details and package pricing when
booking your voyage.

SAVE $400 PER STATEROOM.*

*Save $400 per stateroom ($200 per person) on the following American Countess 2020 voyages: 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10,
5/17, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22; on the following American Duchess 2020 voyages:
1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 8/16, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, and on the following
American Queen 2020 voyages: 3/1, 3/8, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5,
7/12, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8. Not valid on American Countess cabin category SO, American
Duchess cabin category OS and American Queen cabin categories SD, SI and OS.

Offer expires 10/31/19 or when no valid cabins remain. Offer is valid only on new, paid-in-full bookings. Full payment at time of

booking is required to redeem this offer. Offer open to U.S. and Canada residents only. Offer is based on cabin availability, and

only while inventory lasts. Not valid on group bookings or existing reservations; cannot be combined with other promotions or

discounts. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity-controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn without notice.

Cruise fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include government taxes and fees, port charges, airfare,

insurance, personal expenditures or transportation costs incurred while traveling to and from embarkation ports. Gratuities not

included in cruise fares for American Queen and American Countess. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Additional terms

and conditions may apply. Call for details, and mention Offer Code 2020 EBD2. AQSC-ASMB-073119

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SAVE $400 PER STATEROOM.
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