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Antarctica & Atacama Desert

Solo Travellers 45 Years & Over
Tuesday 13 March – Wednesday 4 April 2018 ex Australia



  • Return economy class flights from Australia to South America. Taxes included
  • 5 economy flights within South America
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • One Ocean Expeditions voyage
  • Tipping Made Easy, $165pp prepaid. On board the cruise there is a tipping surcharge to pay of approximately $14pp US per day
  • 10 nights in good quality hotels (3-4 star)
  • 10 night One Ocean Expeditions voyage on board Akademik Ioffe (price based on Twin semi-private cabin)
  • 20 Breakfasts, 10 lunches and 11 dinners, including group welcome and farewell meals
  • English-speaking locally based tour director (based on min. of 9 passengers) - excluding voyage
  • English-speaking locally based guides
  • Experienced Expedition leader and expedition team on One Ocean Expeditions voyage


 Per Person  AUD

Twin Share

Single Room

 Package Price (tour & airfare package) Ex. Sydney



 Package Price (tour & airfare package) Ex. Melbourne / Brisbane



 Package Price (tour & airfare package) Ex. Adelaide / Hobart



 Package Price (Tour & airfare package) Ex. Perth



 Tour Only



 If pax wants a meet and greet private transfer or pre and
 post accommodation rates, please refer to groups. 

 Value of Airfare (ie. land & air package less land only value)


 Value of Single Supplement


 Value of Reduced Single Supplement



Other Price Information:
* International airfare ex Australia is valid from: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane & Perth.  Clients pay a surcharge if travelling ex Melbourne & Brisbane add $100pp, from Adelaide & Hobart add $300pp, and Perth add $500pp. Once the ticket is issued penalties are incurred for changes, and in some cases airfares may be non-refundable. A reservation with cancellation terms is sent to you, prior to ticketing for your review, and acceptance.

Day/Date Variations:
Due to airline flight schedules and availability, day of arrival and day of departure may vary depending on your city of departure. If additional nights of stay are required, the cost of the additional nights of stay applies.

Taxes & Fuel Costs:
The tour and airfare package includes air taxes to the value of $930 per person for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Taxes and fuel surcharges change regularly so above levies are shown as a guide only. At the time final monies are due the amount for the airline tax & fuel surcharge will be updated if there has been any change.

Upgrading Economy Fare to Business Class Fare with Points
The airfare included in the package may not allow the use of flyer points to upgrade. However, there is the option of paying a surcharge where we would book the airfare which does allow you to upgrade. The surcharge can be quoted at time of requesting quote and is subject to availability. 

Not included: 

  • Airfares
  • Travel insurance
  • Excess baggage
  • Visa fees
  • Any tips or porterage at airports, hotels, drivers & local staff
  • Meals and beverages not specified on itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry & medical expenses
  • Incidental expenses such as taxi fares, telecommunications


Roommate matching is optional.

On your request and subject to availability, we will match you with another group member (same gender) so that you can share a room and take advantage of the twin share price.

Reduced Single Supplement:
If we are not able to offer you a roommate match, a 'Reduced Single Supplement' price will be offered. This represents a $200 saving on the standard single supplement price. Alternatively, you have the option to decline and receive a full refund of your tour deposit.

If you are not prepared to pay for a Reduced Single Supplement we recommend you should not pay for the airfare until you have a guaranteed roommate match and this is advised by us in writing.

This supplement becomes due after we finalise the group and before departure.  The Reduced Single Supplement offer only applies to bookings secured with a deposit by Wednesday 13 December 2017.

Please note: if a roommate becomes available after receiving advice of a Reduce Single Supplement rate, your booking automatically reverts to the twin share price and any monies paid for the Reduced Single Supplement will be refunded.

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Encounter Travel
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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   

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