Crystal announces free charter flights and hotel for Antarctic cruises
Crystal Expedition Cruises has announced that passengers on Crystal Endeavor’s inaugural round-trip trips to Ushuaia, Antarctica, will receive free round-trip charter flights between Miami and Ushuaia, Argentina, as well as hotel nights in both cities.
Crystal Expedition Cruises is the only expedition cruise line that offers non-stop charter flights from the United States to Ushuaia, Argentina for passengers traveling to Antarctica. Crystal Endeavor, the world’s newest and most spacious polar-class expedition yacht, will begin its inaugural season in Antarctica with eight voyages from November 2021 to February 2022, ranging from 11 to 19 nights and departing from Ushuaia.
The German-made 20,200 GRT Crystal Endeavor is uniquely engineered and engineered for superior operation, safety and performance in polar conditions, with a Polar Class 6 (PC6) classification that allows it to navigate in arctic regions and Antarctica, with precision German engineering has focused on power, reliability and meticulous craftsmanship.
The cruise ship’s propulsion system consists of two Azipod D units and a diesel power plant designed specifically for glacial ships to help them operate at maximum efficiency while providing 13,020 kW of installed power, providing a well balanced power and propulsion system, providing both speed and comfort.
“Peace of mind is the greatest luxury, especially when traveling to the most remote areas of the world and the smooth and powerful ride of Crystal Endeavor and its agile handling will allow it in unpredictable weather conditions or in remote destinations. Said Jack Anderson, president of Crystal. Likewise, providing our customers with non-stop charter flights direct from the United States to the port of embarkation in Ushuaia ensures a hassle-free and effortless vacation experience with the assurance that all logistics and details have been handled and expertly organized, as well as the added peace of mind of knowing that all eligible passengers on board our charter flights have been fully immunized.
The new free travel experience will also provide guests with a pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Ushuaia and a post-flight luxury hotel stay in Miami. Before embarking on Crystal Endeavor for their Antarctic expedition, guests will have the opportunity to relax and refresh in an elegant resort setting showcasing the striking beauty of Tierra del Fuego. The old pre-overnight Buenos Aires pre-cruise hotel and round-trip charter flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia have been replaced with these new charter flights and hotel accommodations.
Crystal Endeavor, which travels with a fleet of 18 Zodiacs, 14 sea kayaks and a submersible for two guests (+ pilot), offers daring and immersive expedition experiences led by a team of seasoned guides and expert naturalists.
The ship’s cruises will include Zodiac landings and kayaking adventures in remote lands few have ever seen, as well as close-up wildlife encounters with penguins, seals, whales and seabirds. A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to view the sea at a depth of 300 meters (nearly 1,000 feet) and a mast-mounted Gimble long-range camera that can zoom in to view wildlife and landscapes from over a kilometer away. distance are part of the exploration tools on board the ship.
All-inclusive rates for Crystal Endeavor’s inaugural trips to Antarctica start at $ 9,949 per person, including up to $ 9,200 in booking savings per suite if you book by November 3, 2021, and an expense credit onboard the ship “As You Like” of $ 1,000 per person. Customers will also benefit from a reduced deposit of 15% (normally 25%) and a relaxed final payment due 60 days prior to the first date of service for travel from 2021 to March 2022.