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Flash Sale: Cruise to Antarctica for $1 with Quark Expeditions

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Assistant Editor’s Note: While we usually no longer publish new trip announcements on AdventureTravelNews (instead posting them to our consumer site,, we still publish releases that reflect strategic shifts and innovations so that our readers can keep pace with industry-wide changes. This type of flash sale is increasingly popular and Quark Expeditions is engaging in a particular type of this sales technique.

The trip of a lifetime now on sale!

Waterbury, VT. – On Monday, November 7, 2011, Quark Expeditions, the leader in polar adventure, will launch the company’s first-ever flash sale for a four day period featuring the classic Antarctic Explorer voyage. Passengers who purchase one of four available November 2011 departures at regular price will receive a companion rate of just $1.  Additionally, single rates are available at 50 percent off.

“This is an incredible opportunity to experience the seventh continent and gain unparalleled access to the pristine beauty and fascinating wildlife of Antarctica,” said  Hans Lajerweij, President of Quark Expeditions. “As a company founded on Polar firsts, our first flash sale offers unprecedented savings for one of the world’s most unique travel experiences.”

The Antarctic Explorer voyage departs from Ushuaia, Argentina and crosses the Drake Passage, exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and encountering at least four different species of penguin, countless seals and the “big ice” in all its splendour.  Additionally, passengers can choose from a variety of adventure activities, including snowshoeing, kayaking, camping, mountaineering and cross-country skiing, all  providing a unique perspective of the Great White Continent.

Available Dates:

Nov. 13, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Sea Spirit from $7,790

Nov. 13, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Akademik Sergey Vavilov from $6,390

Nov. 19, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Clipper Adventurer from $6,190

Nov. 29, 2011 – Antarctic Explorer on the Clipper Adventurer from $6,190


How to Book:

The sale begins Monday, November 7 at 8:30 AM EST and ends on Thursday, November 10 at 8:00 PM EST. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.

For more information contact a Quark Polar Travel Adviser at 888-892-0171 or visit

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