RiverBarge Excursion Lines is offering a special Best Barging
Buy from Dec.4-8. The specially priced trip is a perfect holiday
gift and features a New Orleans roundtrip excursion onboard the R/B
River Explorer, America’s only floating hotel barge. RiverBarge
Excursion Lines owns and operates the 196-guest R/B River Explorer,
the only floating hotel barge traveling America’s inland waterways.
The line offers four- to ten-day excursions to six regions of the
country’s rivers, including the Lower and Upper Mississippi, Ohio,
Cumberland, Tennessee, Illinois and Kanawha, the Atchafalaya River
Basin and along the Texas-Louisiana Inland Gulf Intracoastal
Waterway. The company is located in historic Algiers Point in New
The holiday Best Barging excursion trip begins in New Orleans
before embarking on the Lower Mississippi River and traveling
through the land of the Delta South. Guests will visit the National
Historic Landmark Oak Alley Plantation, the ghostly Myrtles
Plantation and enjoy a day trip to Louisiana’s capital city, Baton
Rouge. The excursion concludes with an overnight in New Orleans,
home of The National World War II Museum and Mardi Gras World.
The all-inclusive price for this Best Barging Buy excursion is
$1,385 for the Royal Deck and $1,485 for the Platinum Deck. Prices
are per person, based on double occupancy. Platinum Deck staterooms
have a small balcony.
Additionally, the Best Barging excursion includes a $50 Barge
Bucks Booking Bonus in the form of an onboard per stateroom credit
that may be used for alcohol and gift shop purchases. The line is
offering a reduced single occupancy supplement from 25 to 50
percent. And, a special 15 percent back-to-back discount is offered
if the trip is booked in tandem with the Nov. 27-Dec. 4
Best Barging Buys are specially priced excursions that make
barging more affordable. These trips still offer the same
itineraries, accommodations, entertainment, meals, shore activities
and overall experience bargers have come to expect aboard the R/B
Travelers onboard a RiverBarge Excursion enjoy all-inclusive
pricing in one of the 98 spacious staterooms, all meals featuring
regionally influenced American food with casual dress and open
seating, all soft drinks, juice, coffee and tea, snacks, scheduled
shore activities, onboard entertainment, port charges, taxes and
gratuities. No tipping is allowed.
Book your clients on this specially priced Dec. 4-8 excursion
and receive a $100 bonus commission per stateroom and a chance to
win $500 in RiverBarge’s Travel Professional Holiday Contest.