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Cruise Down Lower Mississippi River

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Cruiserdmk
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise started in Memphis and ended in New Orleans. We enjoyed both of these cities are part of our cruise. The American Eagle is a nice, new ship, it holds 150 passengers and the embarkation and debarkation process are the easiest of any cruise that I have ever been on. No long lines and they give you a ride from when you get out of your car and take you directly to the ship. The ...
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Sail Date: November 2015


Wonderful Crew, Nice Ship, Mediocre Everything Else

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endoahc
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

My first impression of the American Eagle was WOW...new, bright, clean, everyone very helpful, large room with very nice bathroom etc. That never changed, but the food was very mediocre, limited choices and much nickle and diming. For what this cruise cost (mucho), they didn't provide airport transportation, only allowed 1 free tour/day (not even a choice of which one I wanted), and served less ...
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Sail Date: November 2015


Good Food, Good Crew, Expensive

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maradsous
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I don't do much cruising but wanted to treat ourselves so signed up for the St. Louis to St. Paul route. The American Eagle is a clean ship with a good crew who provided excellent service during our week on board. Breakfast and dinner meals were uniformly very good with excellent presentation, reasonable portions fast service. Open seating at all meals allowed us to meet a large ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


Too Much Money for Too Little

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jmccruise
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The price for the cruise is abhorrently higher than other river cruises but there were no special amenities to warrant the high prices. This seven day American cruise charged caviar prices but provided less than mediocre amenities. While the food was tasty, the portions were ridiculously small. A highlighted BBQ rib luncheon l served ONE rib on the plate, less than 3" long! A club sandwich ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


Great time on the Mississippi

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Dick Crippen
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

After cruising the Rhine last year we decided to try a river cruise in America. Our choice was the American Eagle from New Orleans to Memphis. Because of my schedule, we had to schedule it in July which was probably not the best from the heat and humidity situation, but the ship is air conditioned as were tour busses and all so it never really was a big factor. From the moment we showed up at ...
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Sail Date: July 2015


Fair is Fair

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Plymouthtravelers
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I last cruised on American Cruise Lines in 2012 and had a disastrous experience. See my review of the American Glory under "Maine to Providence Disaster." On that trip the itinerary was great, the crew was mediocre (bad really) but what was really terrible was the small ship trying to go out on the ocean. It has no business on the ocean. The American Eagle trip from Memphis to New Orleans ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Traveled with disabled person


NEW ORLEANS ROUND TRIP on the BRAND NEW AMERICAN EAGLE

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Sunshineivy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a wonderful cruise. We've done many of the big cruise ships and we were tired of them, and wanted something more personal. We had 147 guests on board, and the public rooms used for entertaining and dining were large enough to accommodate everyone. The brand new ship is beautiful and the furniture is top quality. The food was excellent, just as good, as the big ships. The American staff ...
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Sail Date: June 2015


First and Last cruise on American Eagle

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Urum
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We've recently sailed on American Eagle from New Orleans to Memphis. It was not a pleasant experience though: First of all and the most important: if you ever been on a river cruise in Europe/Asia with let’s saying Viking, AmaWaterways, Tauck, Avalon etc…- do not take this cruise: you’ll be vastly disappointed. But first let me briefly describe our trip: We stayed at a hotel next to the ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


American Eagle Second Sailing

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The Rileys
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

One of the most enjoyable vacations in recent years. The American Eagle was fabulous. It would have been even better if Longwood Mansion were eliminated from the land tours and a lovely plantation home visited instead. While only its second sailing (I believe) the staff for the most part were well trained with a few exceptions in the dining room, but all in all they were most accommodating and ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


American Eagle's Fourth Cruise

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Beenthere!!??
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We hesitated to book this cruise because the ship was (too) new---it had yet to have its maiden voyage at the time we signed up. We needn't have worried; ship sailed on time, and the crew were all very attentive and helpful. Food was better than other river cruises we have been on (Nile, Rhine and Danube), and well presented. Complimentary cocktail hour before dinner and complimentary wine and ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


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