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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

 Oceanwide Expeditions

 G Adventures

 Poseidon Expeditions

 Polar Quest

 Polar Latitudes

 Antarctic 21

 Antarpply Expeditions

 Australis Expeditions



 Iceland Pro Cruises



 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 Polar 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 Polar Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Polar Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!
  • 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.