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A Trip for Two to New Orleans, Louisiana for Five Days & Four Nights at the JW Marriott New Orleans with Economy Class Air, Including a Dinner Jazz Cruise, a Class at the New Orleans School of Cooking and a $200 Commander’s Palace Gift Card

Estimated Value $4,600

There is so much to do in New Orleans, from the city’s Creole and Cajun cuisine, riverboat cruises up and down the Mississippi River, to simply enjoying the jazz that is inherent to the region. Take a lazy ride down the Mississippi in an authentic paddlewheel riverboat for a Creole buffet, and enjoy a meal at the renowned Commander’s Palace! Your New Orleans adventure culminates during your class at the New Orleans School of Cooking, where you’ll learn the basics of food, folklore and Louisiana cooking!

Discover the acclaimed downtown New Orleans hotel blending distinct class with old world charm, at the Marriott. Positioned along the historically celebrated Canal Street in the center of the central business district, this New Orleans Hotel is seconds from legendary entertainment and renowned attractions, such as the famed French Quarter, Convention Center and Aquarium of the Americas.

Savor two Southern dinners! Since 1880, Commander’s Palace has been a New Orleans landmark known for the award winning quality of its food and many commodious dining rooms. Modern New Orleans cooking meets haute Creole in the kitchen, which prepares succulent cuisine with the flavor of distinctive Louisiana. You’ll also step aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen and cruise into the night as you enjoy a lavish Creole buffet.

The entertaining classes at the New Orleans School of Cooking are held in a renovated molasses warehouse, built in the early 1800 in the heart of the French Quarter. The popular lunch classes include generous samplings of the demonstrated items as well as recipes, coffee, iced tea and beer.

Your trip for two includes:

• Round trip Economy Class air
• 5 days/4 nights accommodations at the JW Marriott New Orleans
• Daily complimentary American breakfast
• All room-related taxes
• $200 Commander’s Palace Gift Card
• Dinner Jazz Cruise, including a lavish Creole buffet
• 3-hour class at the New Orleans School of Cooking
• Free concierge reservation service First Class air available upon request.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Travel packages are non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Airport taxes and fees are the responsibility of the passenger. Flights may not be upgraded with miles. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue. Blackout dates: Mardi Gras and Jazz Festival. A 30 day advance reservation is required. Package originates from the Contiguous US.