16 Day Svalbard & Norway Land Of The Polar Bears

Oslo - Svalbard - Longyearbyen - Magdalenefjord - Isfjorden - Bergen - Norheimsund - Balestrand - Flam

Select Your Departure Date *
25 MAY 2019
15 JUN 2019
Surcharge
+$250.00 p.p
06 JUL 2019
Surcharge
+$500.00 p.p
20 JUL 2019
Surcharge
+$500.00 p.p
27 JUL 2019
10 AUG 2019
Melbourne
 
Sydney
 
Brisbane
 
Adelaide
+$300.00 p.p
Perth
 
Land Only
-$1,500.00 p.p If selected, flights and airport transfers are excluded from the tour
Interstate surcharge may be applied for some departure cities.
1 Adult
2 Adults
3 Adults
4 Adults
5 Adults
6 Adults
7 Adults
8 Adults
9 Adults
10 Adults
1 x Single Room
+$3,499.00
Single Supplement is $3,499.00 per single room.

Please insert any special requests below.


Upgrade to a Polar Inside (private bathroom) (select number of passengers first)
Standard inside cabins with separate twin beds where one can be turned into a sofa and private bathroom. (Subject to availability).


Upgrade to a Polar Outside cabin (select number of passengers first)
Standard outside cabins with separate twin beds found on upper decks. With private bathroom. (Subject to availability)


Extend your stay (select number of passengers first)
Arrive before your tour starts and/or extend your stay after your tour finishes. Please specify how many nights you would like before/after your tour in the special requests box below (accommodation not included, subject to any airfare difference).


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Pay now a $4,000.00 deposit to confirm your booking. Final payment due 120 days prior to travel.


Inclusions & Fine Print

Inclusions

  • Return international airfares with a full service airline
  • Return Oslo - Longyearbyen airfares
  • Longyearbyen airport and port transfers
  • 10 nights 3-4 star accommodation
  • 3 night Hurtigruten Svalbard expedition cruise in a Polar Inside (Shared Bathroom) cabin (upgrades available)
  • Daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
  • On-board experts & expedition teams that give lectures as well as accompany landings and activities
  • Landings with small zodiac boats and activities on board and ashore
  • Fully guided small group tour from Bergen to Oslo through Norway's stunning fjords
  • All rail tickets, ferries and transport as per the itinerary
  • incredible sightseeing including all entry fees as per the the itinerary

Unbelievable sightseeing included

  • Svalbard - Cross 80° N and come ashore to explore the Arctic wilderness
  • Svalbard - Experience the Midnight Sun
  • Svalbard - Tour the small towns of Longyearbyen and Barentsburg
  • Svalbard - The chance to spot polar bears and whales
  • Svalbard - The majestic Kongsbreen (King’s Glacier). 
  • Svalbard - Shore landings to get up close to nature and the spectacular scenery
  • Norway - The historic port town of Bergen
  • Norway - Hardangerfjord is the fourth longest fjord in the world
  • Norway - Ride the unbelieveable Flam railway
  • Norway - Sognefjord, the longest and deepest Fjord in Norway
  • Norway - Jostedalsbreen glacier, the largest glacier in mainland Europe

Deposits

Secure your package with a deposit of $4,000 per person. You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

Cruise Details 

For detailed information on your ship, click HERE.

The ship was built for the Coastal Voyage fleet in 1956 and extensively modernised in 2000 for exclusive Arctic sailing. Despite modernisation, she still retains the aura of an old Atlantic ship, restored to her former splendour with new brass, classic wooden interiors and all her original art.

Cruise Bedding

Bedding on board the cruise is restricted to the following configurations:

Polar Inside (Shared Bathroom) - Standard inside cabins have upper and lower beds. These cabins have wash basins inside - shared bathroom and wc can be found in the hallway

Polar Inside (Private Bathroom) - Standard inside cabins with separate twin beds where one can be turned into a sofa and private bathroom.

Polar Outside - Standard outside cabins with separate twin beds found on upper decks. With private bathroom.

Your selected bedding configuration when making your booking won’t apply to your cruise if outside of the configurations above.

Cabin Upgrades

If you wish to upgrade your ship cabin the following amounts are payable in addition to the package price:

  • Polar Inside (private bathroom): from $500 per person (subject to availability)

  • Polar Outside: from $1,500 per person (subject to availability)

Your selection is made prior to payment.

How to extend your stay

Some customers like to enhance their holiday by extending their stay post tour. If you wish to do so, please follow the following steps:

  1. Follow the ‘book now’ prompts.
  2. After selecting your departure date and completing your bedding configuration details, please select that you wish to 'stay behind' in the 'extra services' field.
  3. In the 'special requests', field please specify your extension requirements.
  4. Complete the remaining booking requirements and click ‘pay now’.
  5. After finalising your purchase a member of our reservations team will be in contact with you to discuss your extension request.

A $150 per person supplement plus any fare difference applies if you wish to confirm your extension. You will be contact after purchase for collection of this payment. All additional accommodation and sightseeing is at your own arrangement.

Fine Print

Booking Process

  • Follow the ‘Book Now’ prompts
  • Select your travel dates, departure city, number of travellers, room preference and any extra services.
  • Click ‘Checkout’ to login or create an account. You’ll need an account to review your details and download documentation.
  • Click ‘Pay Now’ to proceed to payment.
  • Note - all payments are processed by our trusted gateway Paypal where you a given two options.
  • Pay using your Paypal account
  • Pay using your credit card by proceeding as a guest – a Paypal account is not required
  • Once your order is complete, you will be prompted to complete a booking form so that we can fulfil your booking.
  • Your booking is confirmed once your booking form is submitted and you can begin the countdown to your Inspiring Vacation!

Airfare Information

  • Full service airline used will be Emirates, Thai Airways, Qatar Airways or similar

  • Internal flights with Norwegian Airlines or similar.

  • Most flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).

  • All tickets will include 20kgs checked baggage (due to the internal flight)

  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.

  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.

  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.

Exclusions

  • Visas

  • Travel insurance (recommended)

  • Tipping

  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Optional activities/Optional shore excursions

  • Personal expenses

Travel Insurance

We strongly encourage all travellers to purchase travel insurance to protect yourself against the unexpected.

We have partnered with QBE Insurance to offer our customers competitive rates for their Travel Insurance. You can book comprehensive or budget cover, earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points and save 25% on retail rates.

Simply click HERE to arrange your policy.

Documentation: final documentation including e-tickets and hotel details will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Single Supplement: Single supplement is $3,499 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Land only: A $1,500 per person reduction from the twin share price applies if you wish to arrange your own airfares. Should you wish to purchase land only, please select this option in the booking process, under 'Departure City'. 

Triple share: Not available

Premium Economy Upgrade: Not available.

Business Class Upgrade: Available for an additional $6,500 per person in addition to the standard price (subject to availability).

Itinerary: The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land.

Group Size: 2-20 people.

Children: Children must be 5 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

Accommodation: The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

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