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DEALS AND DISCOUNTS

Holland America Line

$100 per Person Reduced Deposits.

Holland America Line

$200 per Person Reduced Deposits.

Holland America Line

$300 per Person Reduced Deposits.

Hurtigruten

$200 per Couple Savings.

Hurtigruten

$500 per Couple Savings.

SilverSea Cruises

Ask About Special All-Inclusive Asia Package.

SilverSea Cruises

Ask About Special Air Inclusive Prices.

SilverSea Cruises

Ask About Special Air Inclusive Prices.

2019 Escorted Antarctica Tours

2018 Escorted Antarctica ToursThe Arctic Peninsula, which stretches in the direction of South America, is the coldest, driest, most desolate uninhabited continent on Earth. It is visited by only scientists and adventure travelers. Well over 90% of Antarctica is covered with ice and surrounded completely by water. On most 2018 Antarctica cruises, you would depart Ushuaia, Argentina or Punta Arenas, Chile one of three ways:

  • Small Expedition Ship
  • Luxury Ship, or...
  • Fly/Cruise Combination

Some Antarctica expeditions include camping in Antarctica, kayaking in Antarctica, whale watching in Antarctica, and wildlife viewing. If you are cruising from Ushuaia or Punta Arenas, you'll be cruising the Drake Passage or Mar de Hoces (Sea of Hoces), named after Francisco de Hoces who was a Spanish sailor who during the Loaisa Expedition in 1526 was said to precede Sir Francis Drake's expedition by over 50 years. The Drake Passage, which historians in both Argentina and Chile believe should be renamed Mar de Hoces is a 600 mile wide tumultuous body of water lying between Cape Horn and Antarctica. Some consider the voyage to be a rite of passage into Antarctica due predominantly to what is known as The Drake Shake, named after the rough seas caused by the unpredictable weather patterns. The Drake Passage Crossing takes approximately 48 hours and that's if you're traveling through favorable conditions.

Landing Rights are required in order to step foot onto Antarctica...  Antarctica Tour operators and cruise lines that offer Antarctica alike must be members of IAATO (International Association Antarctica Tour Operators), companies that are committed in supporting and preserving Antarctica. There are a total of fifty travel companies that are currently IAATO Members that provide 2018 trips to Antarctica.

Traveling to Antarctica can run a pretty penny, actually, tens of thousands of pennies, which is why it's important to know that there is much to be saved when knowing where to look...

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Joanna G.
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Richmond, CA

Atlas Cruises & Tours Rock! The quality of customer service provided by the staff is commendable. I vacation at least 2 to 3 times throughout the year and Atlas Cruises & Tours have made planning my upcoming group cruise a wonderful, stress free process.
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Jun F.
Stars review: 5

It was good experience working with Atlas, thank you - we are excited for our vacation!
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Sandra M.
Stars review: 5

I am very satisfied with Brenda. She does a great job. She booked a trip for us in South America, so we called her again to book this trip. She is very personable and efficient.
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Cassy P.
Stars review: 5

Fort Lauderdale, FL

I'm happy that I came across Atlas Cruise & Tours, with so many options out there when it comes to travel planning, it is refreshing to come across an agency that is professional,personable, & local. Not only, will they answer all your questions, they will also find you the best deals & rates for your budget. I would recommend them to anyone who wants a white glove treatment.
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Trupti S
Stars review: 5

Over all we are very pleased with all the information provided by Alex. The process was very smooth. We are excited about our trip to Europe and hoping we will have enjoyable trip without any issue. based on my experience with your company I do have high expectation for this trip.
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Sonja R.
Stars review: 5

Campbell, CA

The Atlas Group makes your traveling/cruising experience effortless. It was very easy to contact them whether by phone or email you would always get a response within (1) business day or less. I am very pleased with Atlas travel and will continue to use them going forward for many travels in the future.
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Helen R.
Stars review: 5

Texas

Carol is very professional , pleasant and easy to interact with. She resolved any questions or issues I needed to address. I plan on working with Carol to arrange future trips.
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Rose C.
Stars review: 5

Carol was tremendous in her prompt attention to our vacation request. Due to circumstances out of our control, we are not able to join in on this tour. FOR SURE, we will use Carol in the future.
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Elena A.
Stars review: 5

Customer service was quick, pleasant , very helpful, patient and able to provide all answers to questions and requests asked. I had a very easy time dealing with and i would use the same in the future . Great price and very clear explanations re additional concerns. will recommend to friends and relatives.
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Coni P.
Stars review: 5

My deepest gratitude for a very good customer service . Will be back with you on our next plans. Thank you

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