Mississippi Highlights

6 day Cruise - from £1485

Your roundtrip Mississippi River adventure begins and ends in New Orleans, a melting pot of French, African and American culture. Here you can enjoy exclusive access to its vibrant music and the best in Cajun and Creole cuisine.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Complimentary pre-cruise stay in New Orleans
  • Magnificent Houmas House Plantation
  • Birthplace of Jazz, New Orleans
  • State capital Baton Rouge
  • Evening entertainment included
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in New Orleans

Your Mississippi Cruise comes complete with a Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package, providing you with a seamless way to board the ship and explore the local area. Arrive the day before your scheduled cruise date and we’ll handle the rest. The package includes a premium hotel stay, where you can enjoy the city at your leisure. On the morning of the cruise, meet in the hotel lobby after breakfast and you’ll be transported to the ship to begin the cruise. All luggage will be brought directly from the hotel and placed in your stateroom aboard the ship.

Day 2 - New Orleans

Welcome to New Orleans. This vibrant city aka the Big Easy is the perfect destination to begin your Mississippi River voyage. Arrive the day before your cruise and American Cruise Lines will handle the rest. With thoughtfully planned excursions encompassing the biggest attractions and cultural highlights of New Orleans, and complimentary transportation to the ship, we make sure your tour is as worry-free as possible. 

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3 - Houmas House

Become acquainted with the Houmas House and its history as well as its 38 acres of gardens, ponds and majestic live oak alley during this port stop. Make sure to explore the Southern splendour of ‘The Sugar Palace’ through 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork. 

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 4 - Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge features all the history and wonder you would expect in a state capital, but with an added down home flavour that makes it truly unique. Our private guides will take you on a tour of the cities’ most famous attractions including the Old and New State Capitals and the interactive Louisiana State Museum.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5 - Oak Alley

Once serving as an antebellum sugar cane homestead, Oak Alley Plantation is named after its most distinguishing feature, a row of 300 year old oak trees. This leafy canopy forms a quarter-mile path leading to the Mississippi River. Restored to its 19th century grandeur, this classic Greek revival-style antebellum mansion is breathtaking.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 6 - Depart New Orleans

Welcome back to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. Culture and arts abound around every corner of this unique city. The open air artist colony proudly displays local works on the iron fence in Jackson Square, while the city’s 45 museums carefully preserve its rich history. Stay an extra day or even a few nights to enjoy the famed French Quarter

Meals: Breakfast

6 day Cruise - from £1485

With flights from £1949

OPTIONS

  • Add a 14 day Southern Charms Self Drive – from £1227
  • Add a beach stay in Miami– from £83
  • Choose to fly economy, premium, business or first class

DEPARTURE DATES

2020 2021
12, 16, 20 & 24 March 2020 21, 25 & 29 March 2021
25, 26 & 29 July 2020 2 April 2021
2 & 6 August 2020 29 June 2021
8, 12, 13, 16, 20 & 24 November 2020 3 & 7 July 2021

Tours are subject to availability. Call 0333 234 0922 or enquire online to check your departure date.

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin room, and include meals where shown. Call Freedom Destinations for departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations may apply – call 0333 234 0922 or enquire now for more details** Note: Itineraries may vary for cruises departing from 1st April 2021 onwards.

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YOUR CRUISING EXPERIENCE

Luxury cruising with the company of others. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Your cruise includes:

  • 4 nights on a cruise ship
  • Complimentary pre-cruise hotel stay
  • Daily breakfast and dinner
  • Daily shore excursions
  • Evening entertainment
  • Return airport transfers

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For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an America Expert on 0333 234 0922

Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

We are currently contacting all customers whose holiday may be affected by the current travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

For the latest Government advice regarding travel to any particular country please visit the Gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

Great Prices for 2020 & 2021

Whether you’re looking to get away this year or next, hotels are now offering some great prices and airlines incredible deals for both 2020 and 2021.

Cancellation Guarantee

So you can enjoy these low rates without risk, we have introduced a Price & Cancellation Guarantee. On all new bookings from 14th March 2020 we are offering:

Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

Free Change of Date or Destination - if foreign government action prevents access to their country or region.*

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At Freedom Destinations you have expert help at the end of the phone, so you can book with confidence knowing you have great support and full financial protection whatever happens.

Call us today on 0333 003 8043 or enquire online.

* Changes must be booked with same airline if flights have been paid. All changes subject to availability and seasonal surcharges and standard terms and conditions apply.