Ponant, the world leader in luxury expeditions, has launched an exclusive offer for the Australian and New Zealand markets, with inclusive flights on select 2024 Japanese itineraries sailing through Kyushu’s western islands between Kagoshima and Fukuoka, as well as itineraries sailing through Japan’s sublime subtropical islands between Naha and Keelung.
For a limited time, guests can book flight-inclusive expedition packages on six itineraries, with roundtrip economy flights included from major Australian capital cities as well as Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington in New Zealand*.
As part of this exciting offer, guests can upgrade to business class* for as little as AU$2,999 per person plus taxes.
The select programme features six itineraries starting at AU$7,590 per person*, including two new expeditions to the western part of Kyushu Island, where guests can discover brand-new ports of call in the Koshikijima Islands, on Kamigoto, as well as South Korea’s Jeju Island and the island region of Amakusa.
Ponant’s subtropical itineraries in Southern Japan offer guests to enjoy a swim over the renowned coral reefs of Zamami Island, as well as dive with an expert instructor on specific itineraries. PONANT’s expert expedition team will provide guests with insights into the region’s history, culture, and diversity of flora and fauna, including privileged access to UNESCO sites such as the islands of Yakushima and Iriomote – nature sanctuaries with biodiversity unlike any other in the world. Specific itineraries also include visiting a local distillery and the opportunity to sample Okinawan cuisine.
The recently launched flight deal is available until 30 November 2023 – or until sold out.
Ponant’s 2024 Japan season promises an added layer of enrichment as the first operator to bring its modern small-ship fleet to some of Japan’s most remote locations, offering guests the unique opportunity to encounter another fascinating and never-before-seen part of the country in PONANT signature luxury, onboard Le Jacques-Cartier and Le Soléal.
*Terms and conditions: Included flights offer applicable when booking on the following routes onboard Le Jacques-Cartier and Le Soléal: EX160324, EX060424, EX130424, EX200424, EX270424, SO101024 in all cabin categories. When purchasing specific routes, you may upgrade to Business Class for a minimum fee of AUD$2999 per person plus taxes. Unless sold out earlier, offers are valid for new bookings made by 30 November 2023. The offer includes roundtrip airfare from most Australian capital cities and taxes. There are additional terms and conditions. The advertised price is based on itinerary SO101024, in Australian dollars, per person and a Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3. Terms and limits apply to onboard inclusions and included excursions. Complete terms and conditions may be found at au.ponant.com.