Cruise Deal of the Week – September 28, 2018
Hurtigruten, a top name in adventure cruising to faraway locations, has announced their latest offer of free flights on select expeditions to Antarctica has been extended but only for a short time. You have to act fast because until September 30, 2018, you can book one of three itineraries, on one of five separate dates, all aboard MS Roald Amundsen, the world’s first hybrid electric-powered cruise ship.
If you are ready to connect with your inner explorer, then this offer from Hurtigruten is a can’t miss. The cruise line is offering free roundtrip flights on select departures to Antarctica in 2019. Begin as far north as Valparaíso and cruise along the Chilean coast before setting foot on the Great White Continent; explore the Antarctic Peninsula after embarking in Ushuaia; or depart from Montevideo and detour to the Falkland Islands.
Hurtigruten is one cruise line dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint. MS Roald Amundsen is the first of two hybrid vessels Hurtigruten has in the works with the plan to cut emissions by sailing with electrical propulsion. Hybrid technology, combined with the advanced construction of the hull and effective use of electricity on board, will reduce fuel consumption and CO-2 emissions on the ships by 20%. If you’re looking for a cruise line that’s going green, look no further than Hurtigruten!