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Enquire About Your Expedition Cruise to the Polar Regions

When Do You Want To Go?

In light of the current situation around coronavirus (COVID-19), Many of the operators that Polar Routes work with have introduced a number of flexible booking measures, so you can relax and book with the reassurance that if the circumstances change, you'll have options to change your plans or get your money back.

Each operator has their own policy and we have listed a number of them below, however, when you place an enquiry with us, your Travel Specialist will advise you on the information specific to the cruises you are considering. Then you can make your decision based on what works for you.

In addition, on all new bookings made between the 13th March 2020 until the 30th June 2020, Polar Routes will waive their amendment and cancellations fees, so you can relax and book with confidence

Ready to relax and start planning your incredible expedition cruise adventure? Simply complete our enquiry form to get in touch, or call our Polar Specialists directly on 0203 196 1000.


G Adventures

For bookings made between until 12th April 2020 for travel until 31st October 2020. Passengers will be permitted to cancel their tour services, at any time prior to 14 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be prior to Dec 31, 2020.

Hurtigruten

Book one of our Expedition Cruises in 2021-22, and we will ask for just a 5% non-refundable deposit to be paid when booking. The remaining non-refundable deposit in line with our Terms & Conditions (totalling 20%) will be due by 30 September 2020.

Ponant

Ponant’s Worry-Free Booking policy is in effect from March 9th: For any new booking, in case of cancellation, your cruise is fully refundable up to 90 days after confirmation. 

For 2020 departures you can make a new booking with just a 10% deposit and final payment is due only 45 days prior to departure. You can cancel up to 45 days prior to departure with a full refund.

Poseidon Expeditions

For all new bookings to the Arctic 2021 and Antarctica 2020/21, you can also hold a cabin free of charge up for up to 2 months. If you are happy to go ahead then the deposit has been lowered to just 10%, with the balance paid 90 days prior to departure. 

Quark Expeditions

For any new bookings to Arctic 2020 then you can cancel your voyage up to 24 hours prior to departure for any reason and rebook with 100% Future Travel Refund Credit for deposits or other partial payments at time of cancellation or 120% Future Travel Refund Credit where full payment at the time of cancellation has been received. Future cruise credit will be valid for 24 months from point of cancellation.

For any new bookings to Antarctic 2020 then you can cancel your voyage up to 60 days prior to departure for any reason and rebook with 100% Future Travel Refund Credit for deposits or other partial payments at time of cancellation or 120% Future Travel Refund Credit where full payment at the time of cancellation has been received. Future cruise credit will be valid for 24 months from point of cancellation.

For any new bookings in 2021 and onwards then you can cancel your voyage up to 120 days prior to departure for any reason and rebook with 100% Future Travel Refund Credit for deposits or other partial payments at time of cancellation or 120% Future Travel Refund Credit where full payment at the time of cancellation has been received. Future cruise credit will be valid for 24 months from point of cancellation. 

Seabourn

For cruises due to depart before the 31st October 2020, if you decide to cancel your cruise for any reason, you will receive a voucher for the value of your payments which can be used towards any future Seabourn cruise. You must submit your cancellation request before 30 days prior to sailing (48 hours prior to sailing for departure up to 31st July 2020)

Silversea Expeditions

For all booked guests as well as new reservations on new cruises sailing between June 1st and December 31st, 2020 they will be allowed to cancel any time until 30 days prior to departure just paying a small administrative fee.


We will add more as we receive them.

All policies above apply to new bookings from 13th March 2020 until 31st May 2020 and are subject to further terms and conditions. For full details please speak to a Polar Routes Travel Specialist on 0203 196 1000

Enquire About Your Expedition Cruise to the Polar Regions

When Do You Want To Go?

Enquire About Your Expedition Cruise to the Polar Regions
About Us
  • We'll compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!

  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.

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Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • 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.
SPECIALISTS
  • 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.
VALUE
  • 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.