Fred.\ River Cruises has announced that they are the official UK General Sales Agent (GSA) for American Cruise Lines and will be introducing UK audiences to a wide array of American river cruises, said Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, whose business the GSA agency is.
With three different ship styles (Modern Riverboats, Coastal Cruise Ships & Paddle wheelers) and an unmatched range of itineraries across the whole of the United States, American Cruise Lines offers a variety of sailing opportunities which appeal and cater for clients who want to experience parts of the USA.
Featuring 35 sailings across 25 states, with cruises lasting from five to 22 days, American Cruise Lines’ is an exciting addition to the Fred.\ River Cruises’ portfolio and looks set to be hugely popular amongst UK travellers seeking to experience true American culture. Destinations include the Mississippi River, New England, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska and the Southeast.
Earlier this month, American Cruise Lines unveiled their 2019 programme which sees the introduction of the first ever modern riverboats in the U.S. and demonstrates a pioneering approach to America’s waterways. Leading the fleet will be American Song, a contemporary 184-passenger riverboat which will sail its maiden voyage from New Orleans on the 06 October 2018. It will be closely followed by the introduction of American Harmony which will begin sailing along the River Mississippi in early 2019.
Passengers travelling on an American Cruise Lines ship can expect to experience a wide range of cultural excursions, regionally-sourced cuisine, complimentary cocktail-hour every evening, complimentary WiFi and a personalised service from a dedicated all-American crew. All sailings can be booked with transatlantic flights as well as pre and/or post hotel stays.