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Eastern Seaboard USA & Southern Canada – 2023 ZERO DEPOSIT OFFER^ – 08 Apr 2023

Cruise and Stay 16 nights with Victory II departing 08th April 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* Valid until 31 December 2021 or sold out/withdrawn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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SUMMARY:
Cruise Package Duration: 16 nights Cruise-Stay
Package Begins: 8 April 2023 – hotel in Savannah, Georgia, USA
Cruise Begins: 9 April 2023 – embark, Savannah, Georgia, USA
Cruise Ends: 24 April 2023 – disembark, Halifax, Canada
Ship: Victory II
Region: USA east coast, Canada and New England

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INCLUSIONS:
• 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay with breakfast in Savannah (Georgia, USA)
• One way transfer from hotel to port on cruise departure day
• 15 night small ship cruise aboard Victory II from Savannah to Halifax
• 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 $699 per person
• Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $263 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 $6961 – NOW $6661*
Twin Cat D Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 1: Was $7361 – NOW $7061*
Twin Cat C Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 2 or 3: Was $7661 – NOW $7361*
Twin Cat B Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 3: Was $7961 – NOW $7661*
Twin Cat A Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 3: Was $8861 – NOW $8561*
Twin Cat AA Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 4: Was $9961 – NOW $9661*
Twin Cat OS Owners Suite – one queen & one sofa bed – Deck 3: Was $12861 – NOW $12561*
Single sole use occupancy prices on request

Itinerary

*Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.
  • Full itinerary
    17 days
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    Savannah, Georgia, USA
  • Savannah, Georgia, USA

    The most common association with this historic town is its tie to the Battle of Shiloh – a major Civil War battle also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, fought on April 6, 1862. Uncover the stories and history associated with Savannah, and explore the city’s many trails and paths winding down the lush banks of the Tennessee River. 

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    Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  • Charleston, South Carolina, USA

    Charleston is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is located just south of the mid-point of South Carolina’s coastline, at the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers.

    Charleston boasts many historic buildings, art and historical museums, and other attractions. The current downtown skyline, is dominated by church steeples and the stunning Arthur Ravenel cable-stay bridge completed in 2005 over the Cooper River.

    The city is a major port on the eastern seaboard of the US and a popular destination for domestic and international tourists.

    Things to See & Do

    * The Battery and White Point Gardens * Charleston Museum * Fort Sumter * French Quarter * The Market

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Land Area – 361.2 km²

    Population – 126,600 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 of Charleston consists of five terminals. Three are on the Harbor and the other two are on the Cooper River just north of Charleston’s bustling harbor.

    Travel Links – Charleston is served by Charleston International Airport, located about 12 miles northwest of historic downtown.

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    Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
  • Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

    Wilmington is a city in North Carolina, and is the county seat of New Hanover County, USA. Located in the southeastern part of the state, it is home to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial, the Cape Fear Museum, Airlie Gardens, and a large historic district.

    The city is famous for its beaches, seafood, and historic plantations. Attractions include aquariums, museums, historical sites, festivals, libraries, film studios, theatres, plantations and more.

    Things to See and Do

    * Bellamy

    Mansion * Burgwin-Wright House * Cape Fear Museum * Airlie Gardens * Cape Fear Serpentarium

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October

    Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Land Area – 106.2 km²

    Population – 100,500 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 of Wilmington is located on the Cape Fear River.

    Travel Links – Wilmington is served by Wilmington International Airport

    located at 1740 Airport Blvd, to the northwest of downtown. Two airlines fly into ILM: US Airways and ASA. While there are some direct flights into Wilmington, most passengers will catch a connecting flight through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, GA (ATL), or through Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte (CLT).

    Bus service to and from Wilmington is via Carolina Trailways, a subsidiary of Greyhound Buses connect Wilmington to Charleston, Goldsboro, Myrtle Beach, Raleigh and Savannah. The station is located at 201 Harnett Street in downtown Wilmington. Service is infrequent, with only four arrivals and departures per day, and the station is open for limited hours: 9AM-1PM, and 4PM-6PM.

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    Norfolk, Virginia
  • Norfolk, Virginia

    Norfolk is in the metro area called Hampton Roads, in the state of Virginia, USA.

    It is a port city with a large Navy and shipping presence. Neighboring cities are Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth. It is known as a Navy town, as the world’s largest naval base is located here.

    Norfolk is also known as a major cultural center, with world-class museums, opera, symphony, ballet and a vibrant arts community. In the last ten years or so, its downtown area has experienced a major resurgence, with gourmet restaurants, shopping and attractions.

    Other areas worth visiting in Norfolk include the Town Point Park, a waterfront park area right downtown that hosts several festivals and events throughout the year. Granby Street is the main downtown thoroughfare, lined with restaurants and bars. Ghent is a historic district adjacent to downtown, filled with historic homes, tree-lined streets and beautiful old churches.

    Things to see and do

    * Nauticus – National Maritime Center * Chrysler Museum of Art * Naval Station Tour * Downtown and waterfront areas * Virginia Zoo

    General information

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

    – 139.2 km² Population – 250,000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

    Port Location – The

    Half Moone Cruise Terminal

    is located downtown adjacent to the Nauticus Museum.

    Transport Links – Norfolk is primarily served by the Norfolk International Airport now the region’s major commercial airport. The airport is located near Chesapeake Bay, along the city limits straddling neighboring Virginia Beach. Seven airlines provide nonstop services to twenty five destinations.

    Norfolk is served by Amtrak through the Newport News station, via connecting buses. The line runs west along the Virginia Peninsula to Richmond and points beyond. A high speed rail connection at Richmond to both the Northeast Corridor and the Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor are also under study

    Greyhound provides service from a central bus terminal in downtown Norfolk.

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    Baltimore,MD
  • Baltimore,MD

    Baltimore is a popular tourist destination in Maryland, in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, near Washington, D.C. It lies in an arm of the Chesapeake Bay and is a major U.S. seaport. It is sometimes referred to as the “city of neighborhoods”. Most notable are three downtown areas along the port: the Inner Harbor, frequented by tourists due to its hotels, shops, and museums; Fells Point, and Little Italy.

    This historic city offers many attractions, excellent restaurants and world-class sports. At the Inner Harbor is Harborplace, a downtown marketplace which is worth a visit, along with the National Aquarium, American Visionary Art Museum and Port Discovery.

    The Mt. Vernon neighborhood is Baltimore’s cultural heart. Located less than a mile north of the Inner Harbor, Mt. Vernon is home to the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Walters Art Museum, whose diverse collection spans 55 centuries.

    Things to See & Do

    * Inner Harbor tourist district * Maryland Science Center * National Aquarium * Westminster Hall and Burying Ground * Washington Monument and the Walters Art Museum

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Land Area – 238.5 km² Population – 637,000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus four hours International Country Telephone Code – 1

    Port Location –

    Ships dock at the new cruise port at South Locust Point, about three miles south of the city (and a 10-minute drive from the Inner Harbor).

    Transport Links – The Baltimore-Washington International Airport is located a few miles outside of the city and is accessible by car or light rail. Shuttles connect BWI to an Amtrak train station just off the airport grounds.

    Amtrak offers frequent services into Baltimore. The Penn Station is on Charles Street in Midtown. The MARC train system provides inexpensive service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. (and from Washington to Frederick, Maryland and Martinsburg, West Virginia).

    Buses are an affordable way to to get in to Baltimore if you are already in the Eastern Seaboard, especially if you are coming from New York or Philadelphia.

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    New London, Conneticut
  • New London, Conneticut

    New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States. It is most well-known for its rich maritime history and for being the location of the United States Coast Guard Academy and America’s Tall ship the Barque Eagle. It is also known as an historic whaling port.

    New London offers many places of historic interest as well as a lively downtown and a refurbished waterfront. Attractions include visiting the Hempstead Houses, tour the Shaw-Perkins Mansion which was the home of Revolutionary War Naval Agent Nathaniel Shaw or schedule an appointment to the Robert Mills U.S. Customs House, the nation’s oldest operating customs office where the ship Amistad was docked for over a year.

    Things to see and do

    * Connecticut College Arboretum * Hempstead Houses * Lyman Allyn Art Museum * Monte Cristo Cottage * Ocean Beach Park

    General information

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

    – 14.3 km² Population – 27,000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus five hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

    Port Location – The port facilities are located at Admiral Harold E. Shear State Pier, which is close to downtown New London.

    Transport Links – New London is serviced by T.F. Green Airport and Bradley International Airport, which are 1 and 1.5 hours drive from New London respectively.

    Amtrak New London Station NLC offers Acela Express service (first class service with business class seating, conference tables, cafe car and a seat cart service) and Regional service to and from East Coast cities.

    Greyhound and Peter Pan/Arrow Bus Lines have daily scheduled services to New London from nearby and out-of-state locations.

    There are also ferries available from Long Island. The Port Jefferson Ferry runs from Central Long Island and the Cross Sound Ferry runs from Orient Point, Long Island, New York.

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    Newport, Rhode Island, USA
  • Newport, Rhode Island, USA

    Newport is a beautiful seaside city in Rhode Island that is famous for its mansions, shopping, and scenery. Newport is also known for hosting the Newport Folk Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival and many other Festivals and Fairs.

    Cobblestone streets and brick sidewalks accent an upscale touristy downtown area with many shops, galleries and great restaurants and its all located along water. Newport sits on the southern end of Aquidneck Island and features several fine beaches, rocky cliffs and much history including an old fort.

    Things to see and do

    * Cliff Walk * Ocean Drive * Fort Adams * Forty Steps * Mansions & museums

    General information

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

    – 20.6 sq. km’s Population –

    25,000 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 – Newport is serviced by T.F. Green Airport and Boston’s Logan Airport.

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    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.

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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

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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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    Portland, Maine, USA
  • Portland, Maine, USA

    Portland is located on a peninsula in Casco Bay on the Southern Maine coast approximately 100 miles (161 km) north of Boston, Massachusetts. It is a small seaside city with a high concentration of shops, restaurants, museums, galleries, tours and many things to see and do.

    The Arts District, centered on Congress Street, is home to the Portland Museum of Art, Portland Stage Company, Maine Historical Society & Museum, Maine College of Art, Children’s Museum of Maine, SPACE Gallery, Merrill Auditorium, the Kotzschmar Memorial Organ, and Portland Symphony Orchestra, as well as many smaller art galleries and studios.

    Things to see and do

    *

    Old Port district *

    Arts District

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    Portland Museum of Art *

    Portland Observatory *

    Spring Point

    General Information

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency – United States Dollar (USD) Language –

    English Population –

    66,200 approx

    Land Area – 54.9 km²

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

    Port Location – The port at Portland is located within walking distance of downtown Portland.

    Transport Links –

    Flights are available to and from Portland International airport. Boston Logan International Airport is located 169km away.

    Concord Trailways and Greyhound offer transport to and from Portland.

    Amtrak’s Downeaster operates between Portland and Boston North Station. Trains run both ways five times each day. The train ride is about 2.5 hours.

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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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    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Halifax is the capital city of Nova Scotia and the largest city in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada. The city has a rich maritime history being one of the world’s great natural harbours, and an entry point for European immigration to Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries.

    Today, Halifax is a busy Atlantic seaport set on a steep headland beside its harbour. The Citadel, an old British fortress with a striking white clock tower, is the town’s focal point and most significant sight. Amongst Halifax’s other tourist attractions are the Discovery Center, Halifax Metro Center – a large sports stadium, HMCS Sackville museum, Pier 21, Halifax’s Province House and the Cathedral Church of all Saints.

    Halifax’s main museums and art galleries include Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Fultz House Museum and the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History – full of local exhibits and educational / historic information about both Halifax and the state of Nova Scotia.

    Things to See & Do

    * Halifax Citadel * Waterfront area * Pier 21 * The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic * Harbour Hopper tour

    Cruise Season – May – Nov Currency –

    Canadian Dollar (CAD$) Language – English and French Land Area – 21,425 km²

    Population – 403,200

    approx Electricity –

    2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below

    Time – GMT minus four hours International Country Telephone Code –

    1

    Port Location – Cruise ships dock at Piers 20 – 22 which are located a short distance from the Halifax Metro centre.

    Transport Links – The Halifax International Airport is located about a half hour drive outside of Halifax, with direct daily flightsto/ from [Toronto], [Montreal], [Newark], [Ottawa], [Calgary], and limited service to a number of regional and holiday destinations. Direct connections to Europe are provided by an Air Canada flight to London’s Heathrow airport with a stop in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Thomas Cook Airlines also provides a direct flight to London’s Gatwick airport.

    VIA Rail train station located in the south end of Halifax has daily trains leaving for connection trains in Montreal and Toronto to the North East US. Regional buses run to Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville. A ferry service also operates between Halifax and Dartmouth.

    Public transport is provided by HRM’s Metro Transit and taxis are available for getting around Halifax.

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Savannah, Georgia, USA

The most common association with this historic town is its tie to the Battle of Shiloh – a major Civil War battle also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, fought on April 6, 1862. Uncover the stories and history associated with Savannah, and explore the city’s many trails and paths winding down the lush banks of the Tennessee River. 

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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