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Hurtigruten Offering Five-Day Exploration Sale Up To 40 Percent Off

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Hurtigruten | January 28, 2016

Hurtigruten Offering Five-Day Exploration Sale Up To 40 Percent Off

WHY IT RATES: This is why it’s called a bang-bang sale. Yes, time is of the essence to book, but what a reward it is to save nearly half off. - Rich Thomaselli, TravelPulse senior editor

PHOTO: See Antarctica the Hurtigruten way (COURTESY: Hurtigrutent)

Hurtigruten has announced big savings on a wide selection of Explorer Voyages to Antarctica, Spitsbergen, South America, Greenland, Iceland and more.

The Exploration Five-Day Sale is also good on Hurtigruten’s famous 6-12 day Norway Coastal Voyages along the country’s scenic coast. The sale runs February 1-5 with savings of up to 40% off brochure fares.

So whether a guest wishes to hike the fjords along the Norwegian coast in summer, explore the realm of the polar bears in arctic Spitsbergen, or discover the beauty of the Chilean coast en route to distant Antarctica, tremendous savings can be found during this sale.

SEE MORE: The Hurtigruten Difference

Example fares include $6,337 for the 16-day Discover Patagonia and Antarctica sailing aboard the MS Midnatsol (saving of $1,998) or a 6-day voyage along Norway’s coast for as low as $1,075. This sale includes ‘bucket list’ type experiences including the Cultural Contrasts sailing through the North Atlantic to Africa and the11-day circumnavigation of Iceland. This capacity-controlled special is for new U.S. bookings only.

Explorer Voyages covered in the five-day sale include:

  • 2016/2017 Discovery Style Voyages to Antarctica, Europe, Africa, South America and Atlantic Crossing aboard the MS Midnatsol;
  • 2016 Expedition Style Voyages to Arctic Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland aboard the MS Fram;
  • 2016 Vintage Era Voyages in Spitsbergen and Norway aboard the MS Nordstjernen;
  • Six to 12 day Norway Coastal Sailings departing April 1 through December 31, 2016, including Classic Style, Expedition Style, Vintage Era and Cultural Voyages.

Savings vary by date, length of voyage and cabin/suite selection. An online booking engine with interactive calendar showing prices, availability and more can be found at

SEE MORE: Hurtigruten Comes to Antarctica

Hurtigruten was recently named Best Polar Expedition Operator by TravAlliance, and made the top 10 in USA Today’s reader poll for Best Boutique Cruise Line. Hurtigruten is a world leader in exploration travel, sailing to the most remote of destinations as well as year-round along Norway's coast. The company’s fleet of intimate ships, which each carry 100 to 646 guests, allows travelers to enjoy the scenery and culture of the destination in a relaxed atmosphere.

Additional information, brochures and reservations can be obtained from travel agents or Hurtigruten's visitor-friendly website,; by phone at 877-301-3117; or fax at 888-524-2145. To order brochures 24 hours a day, call 800-582-0835.

SOURCE: Hurtigruten press release

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