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Best in Market Commissions

We believe our agent commissions are amongst the best you’ll find in the market. Every booking we make can be fully packaged with flights and ground arrangements for your peace of mind, and we are 100% financially protected through ATOL and ABTOT. Please find below a table of commissions for our top selling cruise operators.

If your chosen operator is not listed, please still call us as we may very well have a contract in place!


Aurora Expeditions


Quark Expeditions


Silversea Expeditions


Hapag Lloyd

One Ocean  (stop sell)

Oceanwide Expeditions

G Adventures

Poseidon Expeditions

Polar Quest

Polar Latitudes

Antarctic 21

Antarpply Expeditions

Australis Expeditions





Heritage Expeditions 

Adventure Canada Cruises



Linblad Expeditions

Adventure Canada Land Packages


Other Arrangements

Ground arrangements: 4 nights +


Ground arrangements: 3 nights or less


Flight only


Cruise Extras (e.g. kayaking)

 Normally 5% but can vary

Please note any applicable port fees, taxes and mandatory charter flight / transfer packages are not commissionable.

Please note on some exceptional special offers we may apply a different commission rate for that package, but will always do our best to detail this in our communication and bring it to your attention at time of your enquiry.

Why book with Polar Routes?

  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Travel Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
  • Our prices are the amongst the best you'll find, with full package protection as standard.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.