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Autumn in New England Cruise – 2023 ZERO DEPOSIT OFFER^ – 19 Oct 2023

Cruise and Stay 8 nights with Victory I departing 19th October 2023

* Valid until 31 December 2021 or sold out/withdrawn

Cruise Inclusions

2023 ZERO DEPOSIT OFFER^
Make a new booking on this 2023 departure and pay no deposit until the 31st of January 2022!
Offer valid for bookings by Australian guests between 1st Aug – 31st Dec 2021.
Capacity controlled and not valid on Owner`s Suites.
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AUTUMN IN NEW ENGLAND: Absorb the heart and soul of America`s birthplace as the Victory I visits some of the region`s most storied destinations. See quaint, quintessential New England on display in all her finery. Craggy bluffs, spans of sandy beach and lush farmland offer the backdrop to a genuine and original American experience. Embrace the essence of this incomparable locale.

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SUMMARY:
Cruise Package Duration: 8 nights Cruise-Stay
Package Begins: 19 October 2023 – hotel in Boston, USA
Cruise Begins: 20 October 2023 – embark, Boston, USA
Cruise Ends: 27 October 2023 – disembark, St John, New Brunswick, Canada
Ship: Victory I
Region: Canadian Maritimes and USA New England

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INCLUSIONS:
• 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay with breakfast in Boston, USA
• One way transfer from hotel to port on cruise departure day
• 7 night small ship cruise aboard Victory I from Boston to St John (New Brunswick Canada)
• All onboard meals
• Complimentary range of included shore excursions
• Complimentary free flowing house wine, beer, and spirits during entire cruise
• Complimentary cocktail hour prior to dinner each evening
• Complimentary coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks and filtered water
• Free Internet & WiFi available onboard (speeds may vary)
• Port charges of USD $359 per person
• Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $123 per person

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DISCOUNTS:
This cruise has been discounted by up to $300 USD per person in all categories for Australian residents!
Please see below for a list of the significant savings you can enjoy for new bookings up to the 31st of December 2021*.

All rates in USD per person

Twin Cat E Ocean View Stateroom – Queen bed only – Deck 1: Was $3981 – NOW $3681*
Twin Cat D Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 1: Was $4181 – NOW $3881*
Twin Cat C Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 2 or 3: Was $4381 – NOW $4081*
Twin Cat B Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 3: Was $4481 – NOW $4181*
Twin Cat A Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 3: Was $5081 – NOW $4781*
Twin Cat AA Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 4: Was $5681 – NOW $5381*
Twin Cat OS Owners Suite – one queen & one sofa bed – Deck 3: Was $7381 – NOW $7081*
Single sole use occupancy prices on request

Itinerary

*Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.
  • Full itinerary
    9 days
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    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Boston, Massachusetts

    Boston is certainly among the top destinations in the USA; its place in American history alone makes it worth a visit. To get a good perspective of the city’s layout and history, take a walking tour along the Freedom Trail. Then, try a memorable trip to the U.S.S. Constitution, see Bunker Hill Monument in nearby Charlestown—which memorializes the efforts of American colonists during the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775—and visit the Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum.

    Boston is more than history though. The shopping is phenomenal, and visitors should be sure to visit Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which has a history dating back 250 years. A host of Boston museums warrant a visit, including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library and Museum, the Cahoon Museum of American Art and the Museum of Afro-American History. For an escape to nature, take in Boston Common, one of the oldest public parks in the United States.

    Things to see and do

    * Freedom Trail * Boston Common and Public Garden * Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum * Shopping in Newbury street * Museum of Fine Arts Boston

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Sept Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

    – 125 sq km Population – 600,000 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    011

    Port Location – The Boston Cruiseport is located in the Boston Marine Industrial Park which is in downtown Boston.

    Transport Links – Boston’s international airport provides transport links nationally and internationally. It can also be reached by bus, rail and car. Boston has an extensive transport system allowing visitors to get around very easily. Driving in Boston should be avoided due to traffic problems, however most tourist attractions can be reached on foot.

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    3
    Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, USA
  • Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, USA

    Nantucket is an island 30 miles (48 km) south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the United States. Nantucket is a tourist destination and summer colony. The island offers quiet harbors, dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches, lighthouses, beautiful old mansions , gardens and an interesting history.

    The island’s long and rich history led the National Park Service to declare the entire island a National Historic District. Notable historical sites include the African Meeting House, Brant Point Light, the First Congregational Church, the Hadwen House, Main Street, the Maria Mitchell Association, the Nantucket Atheneum (local library), the Oldest House, the Pacific National Bank, the “Three Bricks” (which has a very interesting construction history), and the Whaling Museum. The majority of sites are within walking distance of each other.

    Things to see and do

    * Brant Point LIght * Nantucket Whaling Museum * Oldest House * Great Point * Old Windmill

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

    – 123.8 sq. km’s Population –

    10,200 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

    Travel Links – Nantucket is served by Nantucket Memorial Airport.

    Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA) operates seasonal island-wide shuttle buses to many destinations including Surfside Beach, Sconset, and the airport.

    Nantucket can be reached by sea from the mainland by using one of three commercial ferry services or by private boat.

  • Day
    4
    Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA
  • Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA

    Martha’s Vineyard is an island (including the smaller Chappaquiddick Island) located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, known for being an affluent summer colony. It is known for its pleasant summer weather and many beautiful beaches.

    Attractions on the island include the Gay Head cliffs at Aquinnah, which are a “must see”. Moshup Beach below the cliffs was also named as a top ten “walking beach” by the Travel Channel in 2003. Menemsha is one of the few places on the east coast where you can see the sunset over the water. Other attractions include the 4th of Juyly parade and fireworks in Edgartown and the Oak Bluffs Harbor Festival.

    Things to see and do

    * Gay Head Cliffs at Aquinnah * Oak Bluffs * Vineyard Haven * Edgartown Harbor and Lighthouse * Beaches

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

    – 226.6 sq. km’s Population –

    15,000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

    Travel Links – Martha’s Vineyard is located approximately seven miles off the southern coast of Cape Cod. It is reached by a ferry that departs from Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and by several other ferries departing from Falmouth, New Bedford, Hyannis, and Quonset Point, Rhode Island. The Steamship Authority operates most of the shorter routes, while other, smaller ferry services run faster, longer distance ferries to Rhode Island and Hyannis. There are direct ferries to each place. SeaStreak also runs a ferry service on the weekends from New York City to Martha’s Vineyard. One ferry departs New York City on Friday afternoon and returns on Sunday night. The trip through Long Island Sound and along the shoreline of Rhode Island and Massachusetts takes a little over five hours

    The commuter airline, Cape Air offers frequent service to Martha’s Vineyard via the Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY). Cape Air provides service year-round to islanders and visitors to Boston, Hyannis, New Bedford, Providence, and Nantucket. Cape Air also provides seasonal services to White Plains, New York. Additional air service is provided by Continental Express, which provides a seasonal service to Newark Liberty International Airport, and US Airways Express, which serves New York-LaGuardia and Hyannis year-round, as well as Philadelphia and Washington-Reagan seasonally. JetBlue now services the island out of New York’s Kennedy Airport.

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    Provincetown, Massachusetts
  • Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Provincetown /?pr?v?ns?ta?n/ is a New England town located at the extreme tip of Cape Cod in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, in the United States.

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Sept Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    011

  • Day
    6
    Boothbay Harbor, Maine, USA
  • Boothbay Harbor, Maine, USA

    Boothbay is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. It includes the villages of East Boothbay and Trevett. The Boothbay region is a center of summer tourist activity.

    This historic town is the largest boating harbor north of Boston. Visit the town’s shops and boutiques.

    Things to see and do

    * Aquarium * Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens * Boothbay Railway Village * Boothbay Region Historical Society * Boothbay Region Land Trust – hiking trails

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

    57.2 sq. km’s Population – 3,000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

  • Day
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    Rockland, Maine, USA
  • Rockland, Maine, USA

    Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States.. The city is a popular tourist destination. It is a departure point for the Maine State Ferry Service to the islands of Penobscot Bay: Vinalhaven, North Haven and Matinicus.

    The area of Rockland offers unique shops, boutiques, fine dining and art galleries. The town’s Maine Street Historic District is especially fascinating and has been recorded in the National Register of Historic Places for its many fine examples of Italianate, Mansard, Greek Revival and Colonial Revival architecture.

    Things to see and do

    * Downtown area * Farnsworth Art Museum * Unique shops & boutiques * Art galleries * Maine Street Historic District

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

    – 33.4 sq. km’s Population – 7,297 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus eight hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

    Port Location – The port at Rockland is located in Rockland Harbor.

    Travel Links – Knox County Regional Airport Located in Owls Head. Served by various commuter services, including Cape Air. Cape Air offers several flights daily to Boston’s Logan Airport.

    Rockland is also served by Concord Trailways buslines and Amtrak services to Portland. Visitors will need to arrange transportation north from Portland to Rockland (most commonly via bus or rental car).

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    Bar Harbor, Maine, USA
  • Bar Harbor, Maine, USA

    Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is home to the largest parts of Acadia National Park, including Cadillac Mountain, the highest point within 25 miles (40 km) of the coastline of the Eastern United States, and offshore, the Porcupine Islands.

    Bar Harbor is a great base from which to bike, hike and sail around Maine’s Desert Island. It is very crowded in Summer, but the weather is still nice during September and early October. Lu Lu’s Lobster Boat Tour is a must and the Asticou Azalea Gardens is worth a visit.

    Things to see and do

    * Lu Lu’s Lobster Boat Tour * Village Green * Abbe Museum * Sieur de Monts Spring Nature Center * Asticou Azalea Gardens

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

    – 109.3

    sq. km’s Population – 5,250 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

    Port Location – The port is located in Bar Harbor.

    Transport Links – There is a small Vermont Transit Bus Line[ terminal on Main Street, with service from Boston. Bus service to and from Boston is available only in the summer. During the remainder of the year there is bus service to Bangor, 74km/46 miles from Bar Harbor.

    The Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport is, actually located in Trenton on the outskirts of Ellsworth, on the mainland adjacent to Mount Desert Island. There is scheduled air service to Boston. During the summer there is a free bus service between the airport and Bar Harbor, which takes about 45 minutes,depending on the amount of traffic. Taxi service and rental cars are also available.

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    St John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • St John, New Brunswick, Canada

    St. John is the largest city in the province of New Brunswick, and the first incorporated city in Canada. The city is situated along the north shore of the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the Saint John River.

    A unique attraction at St. John is the Reversing Falls. As the Saint John River flows into the Bay of Fundy, whose tides are the highest in the world, strong rapids form as the tide rises and clashes with the flow of the river below the Reversing Falls bridge. During the summer months a Jet Boat offers tourists the thrill of tackling the rapids up close.

    Things to see and do

    *

    Fort Howe *

    New Brunswick Museum *

    King Square *

    Harbour Passage – walking path *

    City

    Market

    General Information

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency –

    Canadian Dollar (CAD) Language –

    English, French Population –

    70,070 approx

    Land Area – 326 km²

    Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus four hours International Country Telephone Code – + 1

    Port Location – The Port of St. John is located in the downtown area of St. John in the Saint John Harbour.

    Transport Links –

    Saint John Airport is served several times daily by flights from Montreal, Toronto, Fredericton, and Halifax. Bus service with Acadian Bus Lines deposits travellers at 199 Chesley Drive just a short walk uptown along the Harbour Passage paved walking trail.

    Train service is not available to Saint John directly, but is available to the nearby city of Moncton, where travellers can then make the two hour SMT bus ride into Saint John.

    Bay Ferries operates a ferry service across the Bay of Fundy to Digby, Nova Scotia. The Summerville to Millidgeville Ferry, a free propeller (as opposed to cable) ferry service operated by the New Brunswick Department of Transportation, connects the Millidgeville neighbourhood with Summerville, New Brunswick, across the Kennebecasis River on the Kingston Peninsula.

Map

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is certainly among the top destinations in the USA; its place in American history alone makes it worth a visit. To get a good perspective of the city’s layout and history, take a walking tour along the Freedom Trail. Then, try a memorable trip to the U.S.S. Constitution, see Bunker Hill Monument in nearby Charlestown—which memorializes the efforts of American colonists during the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775—and visit the Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum.

Boston is more than history though. The shopping is phenomenal, and visitors should be sure to visit Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which has a history dating back 250 years. A host of Boston museums warrant a visit, including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library and Museum, the Cahoon Museum of American Art and the Museum of Afro-American History. For an escape to nature, take in Boston Common, one of the oldest public parks in the United States.

Things to see and do

* Freedom Trail * Boston Common and Public Garden * Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum * Shopping in Newbury street * Museum of Fine Arts Boston

General information

Cruise Season – May – Sept Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area

– 125 sq km Population – 600,000 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

011

Port Location – The Boston Cruiseport is located in the Boston Marine Industrial Park which is in downtown Boston.

Transport Links – Boston’s international airport provides transport links nationally and internationally. It can also be reached by bus, rail and car. Boston has an extensive transport system allowing visitors to get around very easily. Driving in Boston should be avoided due to traffic problems, however most tourist attractions can be reached on foot.

Pricing and Cabins

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*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in USD, based on best available promotional cruise fare at time of publication and including all discounts. Visitors to the United States and Canada must complete an online ESTA /CANESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guests responsibility. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Please note that cabin availability is not shown in real time – All enquiries will be checked for current availability at the time requested. Promotional fares shown here include discount of up to $300 USD per person. All discounts and offers are capacity controlled. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. All offers for Australian residents. Transfer to hotel on arrival and post cruise are not included. ^2023 Zero Deposit offer is valid for new bookings by Australian guests on any 2023 American Queen Voyages departure (capacity controlled, some departures may have offer withdrawn without prior notice), in any category except Owners Suite. Bookings must be made between 01Aug-31Dec 2021 and will be confirmed without deposit until the 31st of January 2022. On 31Jan22, all bookings must be deposited (from which time normal cancellation conditions apply) or if not deposited, bookings will auto-cancel. All guests must be fully vaccinated by a US approved vaccine prior to departure on any American Queen Voyages sailing.

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