21-22 Covid Protocols and FAQs

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No more searching for flights to Ushuaia or fretting about whether you’ll get thru customs in time to make your domestic flight. No more cab transfer between airports in Buenos Aires. We’ve got you covered: from the time you arrive in B.A. to the day you depart the ship after your voyage.

These protocols currently apply to the 21-22 season only. Click here to jump to our full COVID protocol FAQ.

Fly to Buenos Aires

Arrive at Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) where you will be met by a Polar Latitudes representative and transferred to the Alvear Art Hotel.

You must have a negative PCR test taken 3 days prior to your arrival on Day 1.

Dinner and Overnight Stay

Once at the Alvear Art Hotel, you will fill out a brief arrival questionnaire, be tested again by a member of our medical team, and officially join the “bubble.” After dinner and a relaxing night’s stay, you will wake to breakfast before heading to Ushuaia.

Charter Flight to Ushuaia

Group transfer to the airport in Buenos Aires where you will check-in at a dedicated area before boarding your private group charter flight to Ushuaia.

Lunch and Embarkation

After landing in Ushuaia, you will enjoy a private group lunch at the picturesque Arakur Hotel before being transferred to the ship for embarkation. Enjoy your voyage!

Charter Flight to Buenos Aires

After disembarkation, you will be transferred to the Ushuaia airport for your private group charter flight back to Ezeiza International Airport (EZE). The flight is scheduled to arrive in EZE in the late afternoon.

All guests will receive a complimentary Antigen test on board one day prior to disembarkation. PCR tests can be requested instead at a cost of $100USD/pp. Each guest will receive paper certification of their test type and results prior to leaving the ship.


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