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Melbourne New Years Eve :

31 Dec 2020

Be one of the first to welcome in the new year – in broad daylight. Depart Melbourne airport for the highest and most unique celebration in the world, as we fly you over the jaw droppingly beautiful Antarctic region. Celebrate on board with champagne, as well as entertainment provided by our live jazz band. See endless mountain ranges, mesmerizing ice formations and some of the most unique scenery in the world. Join us for the coolest New Year’s Eve celebration in the world!
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  • Notes

Departing from Melbourne Airport

31 Dec 2020

Check in: 4:45pm

Depart: 5:30pm

Return: 6:30am (1 Jan 2021)

Your Antarctica flight will depart and return to the Qantas Domestic Terminal at Melbourne Airport. Check in is at least 45 minutes prior to the departure of your flight.

Flight times should be used as a guide only and are subject to change. Confirmation of exact times will be provided with your final documentation.

Guests joining our flight from other Domestic or International ports, ensure you arrive at least two hours prior to the departure time mentioned above.

Your flight pass will be sent to you in the weeks before departure.

Seating & Pricing

Cabin Plan
Explorer Economy Class

Explorer Economy Class - $1,199

Explorer seats do not have direct access to a window. Passengers are free to stand in the aisles and common areas to enjoy the views of Antarctica. Passengers will enjoy Qantas International service and award winning inflight entertainment system. These seats do not rotate

Economy Class Standard

Standard Economy Class - $2,199

These are the four seats on each side of the aircraft in the Economy Class section over or near the wing, which can obstruct viewing. The window and the adjacent aisle seats will be exchanged at the halfway point of the journey. Each passenger will have a window seat or the seat next to a window seat for half of the flight and an aisle seat or adjacent for the other half of the flight.

Superior Economy Class

Superior Economy Class - $3,199

The rear Economy Class section is reserved for Superior passengers. All seat rows are well clear of the wing for excellent viewing. Superior seats are the four seats on each side of the aircraft and will be exchanged at the halfway point of the journey. Each passenger will have a window seat or the seat next to a window seat for half of the flight and an aisle seat or adjacent for the other half of the flight.

Premium Economy Class

Premium Economy Class - $3,999

Qantas’ International Premium seats, with larger seats and seat pitch than Economy Class seats. Seats are located over the wing, which can obstruct viewing. Each passenger will have a window seat or the seat next to a window seat for half of the flight and an aisle seat or adjacent for the other half of the flight.

Business Class

Business Class - $6,499

Business seats are set at the leading edge of the plane’s wing, which means there will be a slight viewing obstruction. With full international business class service, all seats are either a window or aisle seat. Passengers will swap at the halfway point of the journey. With ample space between each seat, enjoy the room to spread out.

Business Class Deluxe

Business Class Deluxe - $7,999

Admire aerial views of Antarctica in utmost comfort in Business Deluxe seats with full international business class service. All seats are either a window or aisle seat, and passengers will swap at the halfway point of the journey, which means everyone will have unobstructed views of Antarctica. With ample space between each seat, enjoy the room to spread out.

Pre-register for 2021/2022 Departures

If your preferred seating class on this flight is unavailable, please contact us through this form or by calling +61 3 8526 2301. We can place you on waitlist for this flight should a seat become available. Alternatively, you may also choose to pre-register for the November 2021 to February 2022 season flights and be the first to hear once they are released.

 

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Notes

Flight Protocols & Booking Conditions
To find out more about the updated flight protocols and booking conditions for our future departures, see below.
Frequent Flyer Points
Charter flights like ours do not accumulate frequent flyer points as they are not scheduled Qantas flights.
Luggage
There are no facilities for checked luggage on our flights. For the comfort and safety of all passengers it is necessary to limit the size and weight of your cabin luggage in accordance with standard airline practice consisting of a briefcase or cabin bag not exceeding: 23cm Deep, 34cm High, 48cm Long and not exceeding seven (7) kilograms.
Connecting Flights
Where Antarctica Flights has made arrangements for connecting flights, we have allowed as much time as possible between your arrival in Melbourne and departure of your Antarctica flight. If you are at all concerned about the connecting time, or you have made your own arrangements, please contact us.

Travelling At This Time

To ensure the health and safety of our passengers and crew during this extraordinary time, additional measures will be implemented throughout your Antarctica Flights experience.

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It has been an unforgettable experience – atmosphere in the cabin was exhilarating... So happy we had the opportunity to experience this epic adventure.