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New Orleans to North America River Cruise Reviews

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A Tremendous Disappointment !

Review for American Jazz to North America River

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USMA74
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose ACL's Lower Mississippi cruise from Memphis to New Orleans based upon a very good experience on an ACL Columbia and Snake Rivers cruise in 2019. Due to a scheduling glitch, ACL rebooked our cabin and cruise without informing us. Our travel agent was livid, and got us a significant cabin upgrade on a rescheduled cruise on one of ACL's newest ships, the American Jazz. Though the ship is ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Poorly organized Snooze fest

Review for American Jazz to North America River

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Kernbil
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was a much anticipated get away since Covid had shut us down for previous travel. This cruise was VERY pricey, and unfortunately we didn’t receive anywhere near our value. To start with there are NO amenities on the ship, no pool, no shops, no incidental shops, nothing. You can only have a cocktail from 5:30pm-7pm and only beer/wine/or a basic drink. No specialty drinks, no blender ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Cruising American Waters is a Delight

Review for American Melody to North America River

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CaribBlueEyes
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I’ve been on over 50 cruises, some as long as 80 nights. I have been all over coastal USA, and ports in the Caribbean, Asia, Mediterranean, South America, Polynesian Islands, and Australia. With Covid closing down the cruise industry I switched to river cruises on American Cruise Lines. I couldn’t be happier with the results. All cruisers have on their bucket lists ports and countries to ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Suite


Great People Beautiful Boat Rough Ports NO Internet

Review for American Countess to North America River

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Hummer13
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship is beautiful! Our room with private balcony was worth it. The food was plentiful and mostly good. The crew was mostly helpful. A few never smiled. (Bad contract maybe?) The Riverlorian was one of the best in the nation. Learned a lot. Entertainment on the stage was over the top. Weather was perfect! Room was well taken care of. Off ship Hop On Hop Off was good. Those are all the good ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


AQSC Puts the "Cuss" back in Customer Service

Review for American Countess to North America River

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raleepe
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Beautiful scenery, great entertainment, fair excursions, rude & inept customer service, and the most grossly mis-managed food service operation I’ve seen in my entire life. AQSC puts the “cuss” back in customer service. This was our 10th cruise (river and ocean) and by far the absolute “bottom of the barrel”. Here are my observations (from best to worst) and what you can expect from an AQSC ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Mississippi River round trip

Review for American Song to North America River

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Enjoy the ride
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have always wanted to go on an adventure on the Mississippi River. Maybe from reading the Mark Twain books or just to know what it was like. The best part of any voyage is to enjoy the journey. The America is a six deck fully equipped ship with a restaurant on deck one that will seat all the guests aboard, we had a great chef that would creat delicious meals. My stateroom was on the second deck ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


AQSC Duchess "Mighty Mississippi" - Red Wing, MN to New Orleans, LA

Review for American Duchess to North America River

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TinCan782
6-10 Cruises • Age 110s

Wonderful 14-day cruise down the Mississippi River for my wife and I. This was a retirement celebration re-scheduled from the same cruise last year which was cancelled due to Covid. The pre-cruise hotel in Bloomington, MN was nice and we were able to start getting acquainted with other cruisers. The pre-cruise check-in was smooth and easy. No Covid testing required, just show your ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Upper Mississippi

Review for America to North America River

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rhflachbart
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

To see the upper Mississippi River, The scenery was wonderful, the ship and crew tremendous. We traveled through numerous canal locks which drew many families to witness our passing through. One stop even had a band to welcome the return of "steam ships" to the Upper Mississippi. Menu and food choices were good. Happy hour was special with good food and drinks. Entertainment was also good during ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Senior Travelers Beware

Review for American Jazz to North America River

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texasground
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was my first cruise with ACL. A friend invited me to join her and I gladly accepted. All my other cruises had been ocean cruises so I was excited about this new, river experience. We boarded the ship on July 4th in Memphis. I was immediately impressed by the beautiful décor and the friendliness of the staff. We were served a delicious lunch and set sail that afternoon. The first ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Summer on the Mississippi

Review for Queen of the Mississippi to North America River

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Rrguitars1966
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Long time lurker, first time poster! We just returned from a cruise on Queen of the Mississippi ship (actually at the airport - flight delayed! Thank you American Airlines!) on the New Orleans to Memphis route. Overall it was an enjoyable cruise, but I will agree with some other comments I’ve seen on these boards that it seems the biggest struggle for ACL is having a crew that is trained and ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


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