AMERICAN MUSIC HOLIDAY - AMERICAN DUCHESS

North America Rivers

Inclusions

PRICE BASED EX SYDNEY OR BRISBANE
AIR ADD-ONS AVAILABLE:
Departing from Melbourne + $295 per person

BONUS US$50 ONBOARD CREDIT PER PERSON^

PLUS

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT^^
Book before 31 March 2019 and receive an early booking discount per person off cruise fare (included in advertised price)!

AMERICAN MUSIC HOLIDAY Fly, Cruise & Stay package includes:
- Return economy class airfare with a full service carrier from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to Memphis, return from Nashville
- Transfer from Airport to Hotel
- 2 nights 4-star pre-cruise accommodation package in Memphis including:
** Pre-Cruise Premium Shore Excursion: The Elvis Experience including self-guided iPad tour through Graceland Mansion, Graceland VIP Extension Tour, Walking Beale Street Tour & Tour concludes at the dock of the American Queen
** Two full American breakfasts at the hotel
** An authentic Memphis-style BBQ meal at Blues City Café on Beale Street
** Escorted walking tour on day 2 - includes the famous Peabody Duck Parade at the Historic Peabody Hotel
** American Queen Exclusive Attraction Pass - Admission to three of the highest rated attractions in Memphis: Legendary Sun Studio visit the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll and discover the history behind one of the world's most famous music studios, The Rock 'N' Soul Museum & The National Civil Rights Museum
- 7 night American Music cruise onboard American Duchess from Memphis to Nashville
- All meals onboard including both fine dining & casual cuisine
- Complimentary Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port of call
- 24 Hour Room Service
- Complimentary selected wine or beer with dinner onboard
- Complimentary cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffees, tea, bottled water and soft drinks throughout your voyage
- Gracious service from a friendly, all-American staff
- Broadway style entertainment
- River history by our Riverlorian
- 2 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Nashville
- Air taxes, Port charges and Government fees
- Onboard gratuities

Details

BONUS CREDIT + EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT^^ 11 Night Fly, Cruise & Stay American Music Holiday Cruise onboard American Duchess from Memphis to Nashville including 4-star stays in Memphis & Nashville!

7 Night Cruise sailing from Memphis to Nashville aboard American Duchess. 1 night hotel stay pre-cruise in Memphis.

AMERICAN MUSIC HOLIDAY - You are sure to create lifelong memories on this incredible voyage featuring America's beloved "Music City." Discover the sights and sounds of America's rivers and the roots from which sprung a variety of musical genres as you enjoy special holiday performances by our sensational ensemble. And when it comes to Nashville, there is no shortage of things to see and do. From the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, which honors the legacy of American music, to literary hubs like Ann Patchett’s Parnassus bookstore and celebrated restaurants such as The Catbird Seat, the diversity of Nashville offers you an unimaginable number of ways to experience the city from a perspective all your own. To top off the experience, we take you to a Grand Ole Opry show at the iconic Ryman Auditorium! Whether it's the sounds of New Orleans Jazz, the strains of the uniquely American musical art form the Delta Blues, the Rock and Soul of Memphis, or the homegrown Country Music melodies from Nashville, you will find that it all harmonizes with the rhythms of the river.

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Hotel Stay - Memphis, TN
Enjoy your included, one-night stay at the historic Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis. The evening is yours to get self-acquainted with this city's famed eateries, unique shops and lively entertainment.

Our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel for your convenience between 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM. It is here that our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving Premium Shore Excursions. An American Queen Steamboat Company representative, as well as a local representative, will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment, and sight-seeing suggestions so that you may maximize your time in Memphis.

Day 2: Memphis, TN, Departure 5:00 PM
Today is the day you have been waiting for! Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey down America’s largest and most historical river.

If you haven’t gotten your full dose of Memphis yet, visit the AQSC Hospitality Desk (Open at 8:30 AM!) for ideas about how to spend your day. The official Voyage Check-In will be open from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. During this fast and easy procedure, our representatives will arrange your transfer to the vessel and answer any questions you might have. The process is simple and will have you back to exploring in no time, and, if you think of any more questions, the Hospitality Desk will be at your service until 3:00 PM, when the complimentary boat transfers will begin!

It’s time to start your voyage and begin a luxurious voyage down the Mississippi River, where memories will be made that will last a lifetime!

Day 3: River Cruising
There is always plenty to do between dawn and dusk on the river and today is the perfect day to enjoy the many public spaces and activities that are available to you onboard. Gaze at the beautiful landscapes and small river towns as you mingle with fellow guests and discuss the unique aspects of river life. If you fancy a moment for yourself, retreat to The Lincoln Library adorned with ornate bookcases stocked with an imaginative selection. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner and relish every moment of serenity. Our fitness facility, business center, movie theater and grand lobby offer a more stimulating day on the river for those who wish to indulge in more energy-infused activity. However you wish to spend your day, make it your own and revel in every moment.

Day 4: Paducah, KY
Paducah embraces their harmonious history between the European settlers and the Padoucca Indians native to the area. The city is located at the confluence of the Ohio and the Tennessee Rivers and because of this, it is often called the Four-Rivers Area due to the proximity of the Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee, and Mississippi Rivers. This prime location has played a major role in Paducah’s history, as transportation was easily accessible – the economy was strong and travelers were frequent!
Included Shore Excursions

Day 5: Grand Rivers, KY
Grand Rivers is home to Patti's 1880's Settlement which offers two famous restaurants, several gift shops, and numerous fun activities, but Patti's is best known for their spectacular Christmas lights. Over 500,000 lights shine bright at Patti's from November to January.
Included Shore Excursions

Day 6: Clarksville, TN
Clarksville is the fifth fastest growing city in the United States while keeping their small town charm. Founded in 1784 and incorporated as a town in 1785, Clarksville was named for Revolutionary War hero General George Rogers Clark. The town is lined with history ranging for centuries and can be seen through prime examples of Victorian and Roman styles of architecture that are prevalent throughout the city.
Included Shore Excursions

Day 7: Nashville, TN
Welcome to Nashville, Tennessee - America’s beloved “Music City” where music is historically woven into its social, professional and cultural foundation. From its humble beginnings in the late 1700s to its modern day prominence, this vibrant city cultivates a unified environment of creativity that pervades the culinary, literary and musical scenes. From the Grand Ole Opry at historic Ryman Auditorium, the “Mother Church of Country Music,” to literary hubs like Ann Patchett’s Parnassus bookstore and celebrated restaurants such as The Catbird Seat, the diversity of Nashville offers guests an unimaginable number of ways to experience the city.
Included Shore Excursions

Day 8: Nashville, TN
Welcome to Nashville, Tennessee - America’s beloved “Music City” where music is historically woven into its social, professional and cultural foundation. From its humble beginnings in the late 1700s to its modern day prominence, this vibrant city cultivates a unified environment of creativity that pervades the culinary, literary and musical scenes. From the Grand Ole Opry at historic Ryman Auditorium, the “Mother Church of Country Music,” to literary hubs like Ann Patchett’s Parnassus bookstore and celebrated restaurants such as The Catbird Seat, the diversity of Nashville offers guests an unimaginable number of ways to experience the city.

Day 9: Nashville, TN, Arrival 8:00 AM
Thank you for cruising with us! We hope that you had a memorable experience and look forward to welcoming you aboard in the future.

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Pricing (per person)

  • All (2)
Twin

Interior Suites

AU $7,699

Veranda Suites

AU $10,099

Terms & Conditions

*Conditions Apply: Prices are per person, capacity controlled and listed in Australian dollars twin share including port taxes. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change, and may be withdrawn at any time. Prices shown here are not shown in real time. While we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ from the live prices in our booking system. The prices shown are for a cash payment. Credit card fees of up to 2.5% will apply. Offer correct as at 08Feb19 and subject to live availability at time of booking. Prices are per person twin share based on best available cruise fare, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. All offers are capacity controlled and can be withdrawn or modified at any time without notice and subject to availability at time of booking. Outside and Balcony cabins may have obstructed views and Suite cabins comprises Junior Suites, Mini Suites and any other type of suite that represents the best value for each cruise. Unless otherwise stated, all packages containing airfare will require full airfare and taxes within 24 hours of reservation and cancellation/amendment conditions apply. Air taxes are included in package price and are subject to change depending on departure city. Onboard gratuities are included and may not be removed from pricing. ^^2019/20 Early Booking Bonus is per person, amount varies per cruise, is already included in advertised price and valid on selected categories only until 31 March 2019. For new bookings only, cancellation penalties and conditions apply. All offers are capacity controlled and can be withdrawn or modified at any time without notice and subject to availability at time of booking. Cancellation penalties & conditions apply. Please ask for further information about this promotion. ^Onboard credit is non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash or used in the Medical centre or Casino. An ESTA visa is required for travel to the USA & Canada and is the responsibility of the passenger to obtain this before travel. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Some cruise lines reserve the right to impose a fuel levy if the NMEX price reaches a certain level - please check with your consultant at time of booking. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees not included. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. Offer ends 31Mar19 or until sold out/withdrawn from sale. Please note only residents with an Australian address are eligible to book Australian rates in Australian dollars. This cruise package is provided by Seven Oceans Cruising, please ask your travel agent to contact us for more information.

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