For information on History, Wildlife, Weather, Photography in Antarctica and the Arctic, visit our "POLAR INFO" areas

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Visit our Flickr Collections for Antarctica and the Arctic with many of our award-winning photos.


Here are some companies, and links to their web sites, that we refer people to all the time to help them prepare for their next great journey...

Travel Insurance

Travelex We recommend that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect your trip investment and yourself while traveling. AVAILABLE FOR US RESIDENTS ONLY.

To get a quote for travel protection now click here.
To purchase travel protection now click here.

Airline Reservations

When researching flights we recommend you get a quote from Exito Travel.  Polar Cruises expertise is in Antarctica & the Arctic offering you firsthand knowledge, experience and personalized service. The people at Exito offer a similar expertise for your flight arrangements.  They have 20 years of experience as worldwide flight specialists offering competitive rates and personalized service.  And by booking your flights with a human being you will have a direct contact if things go awry.   

To get a quote on flights, please submit a request to Exito Travel by clicking here.


Polar Gear
Complete polar outfitting from 2 suppliers. Find all the gear you’ll need for your Arctic or Antarctica voyage
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Binoculars are a MUST HAVE on any Antarctica or Arctic trip.  Click here (opens in new window) for a great comparison of the various binoculars available.