Christmas & New Year - Mississippi Cruises on the American Queen

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16-18 Bellevue Road Southampton, Hampshire GB SO15 2AY





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Step on board the world's most opulent steam boat, the American Queen, and visit some of the most charming cities decked out in their festive glory.  Enjoy caroling, live musical performances, Christmas Markets and mouth-watering southern cuisine.  Our 9 day Christmas & New Year American Queen steamboat holiday showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi.  From the legendary jazz of New Orleans to the battlefields of Vicksburg, immerse yourself in southern holiday traditions.   

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American Queen Christmas Cruise departure 18 December 2016

Theme: Holiday - Christmas Markets
New Orleans - Nottoway - St Francisvlle - Natchez - Vicksburg - Greenville - Memphis
8 night/9 day holiday
Cost per person from £2995

On this special journey from New Orleans, the American Queen is adorned in Victorian Christmas finery with special traditional menus. You'll delight in holiday treats and experience Cajun traditions of the antebellum South. On Christmas Eve, marvel at the glittering illumination of Cajun bonfires on the levee guiding Papa Noel as he delivers gifts.  Indulge in a sumptuous New Orleans-style Christmas feast and in the evening enjoy professional showboat-style entertainment featuring the Las Vegas Rat Pack Show.  Dance nightly to toe-tapping performances by regional performers from Jazz, Blues and Swing to Jug Band and Bluegrass.

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American Queen New Year's Eve Cruise departure 25 December 2016

Theme: New Year's Eve Celebration
Memphis - Greenville - Vicksburg - Natchez - St Francisville - Baton Rouge - Nottoway - New Orleans
8 night/9 day holiday
Cost per person from £2995 

Start the New Year with a bang with this special voyage on the American Queen from  Memphis. Imagine celebrating the arrival of 2017 at a lavish Gala in the magnificent Grand Saloon. Toast in the New Year with chilled champagne, confetti and new friends.
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Price per person includes:

  • Return flights from Manchester, Heathrow or Glasgow to New Orleans or Memphis
  • Private transfers from the airport to your hotel/American Queen to airport
  • One night pre-cruise in a 4 star hotel in New Orleans or Memphis with breakfast
  • Transfers to the American Queen
  • 7 nights on board the American Queen in an OUTSIDE stateroom with open veranda
  • All meals on board the American Queen with a choice of dining options fine wine/beer with dinner
  • Shore excursions in each port
  • Complimentary coffee, bottled water and soft drinks throughout your voyage
  • Top showboat entertainment and dancing each evening

Other departure dates available are 20th & 27th November and 4th & 11th December.

Call our team today for further details or, if you prefer, email one our travel consultants here for more information.  To order an American Queen brochure click here

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