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Discover the many ways to utilize a Gift Certificate at Belle of Louisville Riverboats!

How to Utilize a Gift Certificate at Belle of Louisville Riverboats

Written by: Charlotte N. Mason, Communications Coordinator

Whether you are giving a birthday gift, a holiday gift or just looking to make someone’s day special, a gift certificate to Belle of Louisville Riverboats offers the perfect gift. After all, the flexibility of a gift certificate means the recipient can personalize their riverboat experience!

what gift certificate amounts does belle of louisville riverboats offer?

Belle of Louisville Riverboats offers seven types of gift certificates to choose from:

  • $25 Gift Certificate
  • $50 Gift Certificate
  • $75 Gift Certificate
  • $100 Gift Certificate
  • Sunset Cruise for Two Gift Certificate
  • Captain’s Dinner/Boujie Brunch for Two Gift Certificate
  • Picnic Lunch for Two Gift Certificate

Gift certificates can be purchased on our website or over the phone with a Guest Services Representative. While gift certificates can be used towards any experience, gift shop item, etc., the last three gift certificate options are set for the exact cost of the stated cruise for two people, allowing friends and family member to give an experience and not worry about an overage or underage in cost when their recipient books their cruise.

what can i use a gift certificate for?

A gift certificate can be applied towards cruise tickets, souvenirs and more onboard Belle of Louisville Riverboats, such as:

sightseeing cruise tickets

Belle of Louisville Riverboats offers five sightseeing cruises to choose from:

  • Harbor History
  • Throwback Thursday
  • Anchors Away Fridays
  • Sunset/Moonlight Cruises
  • Sightseeing Cruises

dining cruise tickets

A gift certificate can also be applied towards a dining cruise. Each dining cruise combines a delicious meal with the sights of the Ohio River. During our cruising season, Belle of Louisville Riverboats regularly offers two dining cruises in addition to two special once-a-month cruises:

  • Picnic Lunch
  • Steamboat Supper
  • Boujie Brunch
  • Captain’s Dinner

Don’t forget, three of our gift certificate options are specifically for dining cruises!

purchase an item from our gift shop

Gift certificates can also be applied towards items in our gift shop! Before you cruise with us, stop by our Ticket Office and check out the items we have available to commemorate your cruise. From t-shirts to postcards to keychains, you are sure to find the perfect souvenir!

To preview some of the items you will find in our gift shop or to order online, click here.

purchase a food and/or drink voucher for our concession stand and full bar

Before stepping onboard, you can redeem your gift certificate towards a food and drink voucher at our Ticket Office. These vouchers can then be used towards our onboard concession stand and bar! Our concession stand serves a variety of food, such as hotdogs, hamburgers, pretzels, popcorn, and more. Our bartenders can mix a variety of drink specials, along with serving classic favorites like beer. The full menu can be found here.

add a celebratory package or cruise upgrade

Belle of Louisville Riverboats offers a variety of celebratory packages and upgrades that can be applied towards your cruise using a gift certificate!

  • Wine and Photo: Choose a bottle from our selection of seven wines to enjoy on your cruise. Plus, a commemorative photo from your cruise aboard Belle of Louisville Riverboats!
  • Champagne and Photo: Enjoy a bottle of champagne during your cruise, along with a commemorative photo!
  • Roses and Photo: We offer rose packages in quantities of a single rose, half dozen roses, or dozen roses! Plus, a commemorative photo from your cruise.
  • Balloon Bouquet and Photo: This fun package includes three balloons, plus a commemorative photo of your cruise!
  • Unlimited Soda: Receive access to unlimited soda during your cruise!
  • Window Seat Upgrade: Guarantee a window seat/table during your dining cruise!
  • purchase a commemorative photo voucher

    Although many of our celebratory packages include a commemorative photo, you can also purchase a photo separately. Before boarding your cruise, stop by our Ticket Office to utilize your Gift Certificate towards a photo voucher. This photo voucher can then be utilized towards a commemorative photo of your cruise, which is taken upon boarding.

    purchase a paddlewheel society membership

    Gift certificates can also be applied towards Paddlewheel Society Membership! We offer three membership tiers:

    • Idlewild Membership: $75
    • Avalon Membership: $150
    • Belle Membership: $250

    Each membership tier is unique and can include benefits such as sightseeing passes, dining passes, souvenirs and more. Don’t miss out on the chance to use your gift certificate towards becoming a member of the Paddlewheel Society!

    how to purchase a gift certificate to belle of louisville riverboats

    A gift certificate to Belle of Louisville Riverboats is the perfect gift for both regular cruisers or for those looking to visit the iconic riverboats for the first time! To purchase a gift certificate to Belle of Louisville Riverboats, visit our Gift Certificates page or call our Guest Services team at 502-574-2992.

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