Mississipi River Boat Music Cruise with John Howie

  • 19 Nights
  • Includes Flights, Accommodation, Guided Sightseeing, A selection of entertainment & meals
  • Departs 18 October 2024
  • Houston; Breaux Bridge; New Orleans; Nottoway; St. Francisville; Natchez; Vicksburg; Greenville; Memphis; Branson; Paducah; Nashville
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The Mississippi River Boat Music Cruise, with John Howie, is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a spectacular river boat cruise on the mighty Mississippi (7 nights), plus a coach tour (10 days), visiting Houston, Breaux Bridge, New Orleans, Memphis, Branson, Paducah (Kentucky) & Nashville. The deep south region of America is famous for its diverse musical heritage, including outstanding country, jazz, bluegrass, blues, gospel, cajun/zydeco, & soul music. There will be many musical highlights, including lavish music shows on the American Queen, Cajun music in Breaux Bridge, outstanding live music shows in Branson, the Grand Ole Opry and the French Family Band in Nashville, and outstanding jazz and blues music in New Orleans and Memphis. The tour, fully escorted by John Howie, is full of sightseeing & musical highlights, including the best of what John has discovered during his 23 years of taking music tour groups to America.
Cabin Description Deck Twin Fare Single Fare
SD Single Deluxe Inside Stateroom 4 $- $14,895
D Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Bay Window 2 $13,995 $21,895
C Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda 3,4 $14,495 $22,595
Air taxes to be added to invoice $270 $270

Tour Operator:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd. ACN 005 817 0781 (Travelrite) is the tour operator.

Tour Costs:
The tour costs are based on airfare, general transport, accommodation costs and foreign exchange rate at 1 November 2023. Travelrite reserves the right to alter the costs if any of these factors change, giving any passenger that has booked the right to withdraw with full refund of monies paid or modify arrangements. No alterations to costings will be made within 90 days of departure from Australia.

Deposit and Payment:
A non-refundable deposit of $900 per passenger is required at the time of booking. Full payment will be required 120 days before departure. A 1.5% administration charge will be added to payment by Visa, Mastercard and America Express.

Air Taxes:
Air taxes are an indication only. If air taxes change due to government and airport regulations and currency fluctuations Travelrite International reserves the right to charge additional amounts.

Cancellation Charges:Number of days before sailing.

Days prior to Departure Cancellation Fee
Over 120 days $900
120 – 91 days 35% of full fare
90 days or less 100% of full fare
Non appearance/no written notice 100% of full fare

Minimum Tour Numbers
The tour has been costed on the basis of a minimum number of passengers having booked 120 days prior to departure. Travelrite reserves the right to cancel the tour, giving a full refund of all monies paid or offer arrangements to proceed with the tour at a modified cost if the minimum number is not achieved.

The tour is based on arrangements which do not allow for any refunds in respect to sightseeing, accommodation, meals, airfare or other services not utilised after the tour has commenced.

Travel Documents:
All passengers will require a valid passport. If on non-Australian passport, an Australian Re- entry Permit is required.

All passengers qualify for the 20kg (44 lb) free baggage allowance.

Travelrite International Pty Ltd. (ATAS number A10538) is the tour organiser. Travelrite acts only as agents in making of arrangements with carriers, hoteliers and others for the tour. As a result we cannot accept liability for any act or omission whatsoever, whether negligent or otherwise of those carriers, hoteliers or other persons providing services in connection with the tour over whom we have no direct or exclusive control. We do not accept responsibility for any injury, damage, loss, delay, change of schedule or any other events which are beyond our direct control, such as, but not limited to, war, flood, fire, civil disturbance, terrorism, acts of God, acts of government, or any other authorities, accidents to or failure of machinery or equipment, or industrial action. The passage contract in use by the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the transportation companies or firms and the purchasers of these tours and the passengers. Baggage is at own risk throughout the tour. The contract shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Victoria and any legal action must be undertaken in Victoria.

Delays and unforseen events:
You engage Travelrite International to book this tour on your behalf and you acknowledge that Travelrite International acts as your agent for the purpose of making contracts between you and the various providers of accommodation, transportation and other services that comprise the tour. Travelrite may without reference to you provide or make available to you, or may as your agent engage any third party to provide or make available to you, any good or service which Travelrite reasonably believes is necessary for your benefit to maintain the tour itinerary, repatriate you or otherwise accommodate, transport or sustain you in circumstances in which the tour itinerary fails wholly or partly for any reason. You appoint Travelrite International your attorney for this purpose. You agree to pay Travelrite any cost thereof and you indemnify Travelrite in respect of any cost it incurs in this regard. Travelrite advises you to obtain travel insurance generally including in respect of the risk that any such good or service may become required.

How to Book:
Bookings can be made by sending full names and addresses of intending tour members with a deposit of $900 to:

Travelrite International Pty Ltd
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103

Further information can be obtained by telephoning

Toll Free: 1800 630 343
Telephone (03) 8803 6868
Email balwyn@travelrite.com.au

About Travelrite International:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established travel company which has been marketing throughout Australia for over 40 years. It is accredited with IATA. As such it directly represents the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators. Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.mpany which has been marketing throughout Australia for over 30 years and operating in Victoria for more than 40 years. It has a fully licensed (ATAS No. 10538) office at Balwyn which is accredited with IATA. As such we directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators. Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.

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