Posts Tagged ‘Antarctica’

Flash Sale: Companion Can Cruise to Antarctica for $1 with Quark Expeditions this November

November 7, 2011

Quark Expeditions, a leader in polar adventure, will launch the company’s first-ever flash sale for a four day period featuring the classic Antarctic Explorer voyage. Passengers who purchase one of four available November 2011 departures at regular price will receive a companion rate of just $1. Additionally, single rates are available at 50 percent off.

“This is an incredible opportunity to experience the seventh continent and gain unparalleled access to the pristine beauty and fascinating wildlife of Antarctica,” said Hans Lajerweij, President of Quark Expeditions. “As a company founded on Polar firsts, our first flash sale offers unprecedented savings for one of the most world’s most unique travel experiences.”

The Antarctic Explorer voyage departs from Ushuaia, Argentina and crosses the Drake Passage, exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and encountering at least four different species of penguin, countless seals and the “big ice” in all its splendour. Additionally, passengers can choose from a variety of adventure activities, including snowshoeing, kayaking, camping, mountaineering and cross-country skiing, all providing a unique perspective of the Great White Continent.

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Available Dates:
Nov. 13, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Sea Spirit from $7,790
Nov. 13, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Akademik Sergey Vavilov from $6,390
Nov. 19, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Clipper Adventurer from $6,190
Nov. 29, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Clipper Adventurer from $6,190

How to Book:
The sale will begins Monday, November 7 at 8:30 AM EST and ends on Thursday, November 10 at 8:00 PM EST. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.

For more information contact a Quark Polar Travel Adviser at 888-892-0171 or visit

About Quark Expeditions
Since 1991, Quark established a tradition of firsts in polar expedition travel. The company was first to transit the Northeast Passage with commercial passengers; the first to take travelers to the “far side” of Antarctica and the first to circumnavigate the Antarctic continent with guests. Quark is recognized for its diverse passenger fleet – including the only polar-class icebreaker operating as an expedition ship. In 2011, Quark was named a recipient of National Geographic Traveler’s “50 Tours of a Lifetime” for their “Three Arctic Islands” voyage.

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Once in a Lifetime Day Trip to Antarctica, Dec. 14, 2011

October 14, 2011

The luxury operator Mantis Collection, based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is offering  50 air tickets for a “Once in a Lifetime” Day Trip to Antarctica, on December 14, 2011.

The price is 6500 Euros (per person), for the flight, which departs Cape Town and arrives in Antarctica 5 1/2 hours later.

You have lunch in Antarctica, eight hours of activities, and then enjoy dinner on the return flight

For information, contact The Mantis Collection, 1 Watt Street, Deal Party, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 6001, Tel: +27 (0)41 4071010,, or email

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