Essential Information

So, you’re going to the Arctic, what’s next? Find out everything important that you need to know before embarking.

Visas & Travel Documentation

Visas & Travel Documentation

Visas and travel documentation don't need to be a headache, but they certainly can be if you forget about them. Clarifying what's needed will only take a few minutes, but is one of…

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Money

Money

Travelling to one of the remotest places on earth requires a little bit of forward planning for cash withdrawals and budgeting. Your route will dictate what currency you'll need, …

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What to Wear

What to Wear

It’s never too early to start reviewing your kit. The good news is that between the clothing items provided, and what you already own, it shouldn't cost you a lot to fill in the …

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How to get to the Arctic

How to get to the Arctic

You're planning a trip to the end of the earth! Now, how to get there? With multiple countries and entry points, tricky weather conditions and vast distances, this is a decision to…

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Health & Illness

Health & Illness

This is one of the most remote places on the planet, but help is still on hand if you'd need it. A little preparation can also go a long way to ensure you stay fit and healthy …

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Insurance

Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory when travelling to the Arctic with us. Swoop is not licensed to offer travel insurance, however, we can provide advice. You are responsible …

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Useful Information

All the essentials are taken care of, now it's time to sit back and prepare for day to day life on board your vessel.

Food & Drink On Board

Food & Drink On Board

Going hungry is one thing you definitely don't need to worry about on your cruise. Even at the end of the world, your meals will be well thought out, with choices at every sitting,…

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Books & Films

Books & Films

We're strong believers that reading a few key pieces of literature before and during your trip can significantly change your perception of this extraordinary corner of the …

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Internet & Electricity

Internet & Electricity

Even for those looking forward to getting away from it all, it can be comforting to know that as far north as the Arctic there are options to stay connected to the outside world …

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Photography

Sval-photography

The landscape is vast and beautiful. Steep snow-clad slopes, frozen tundra, scarlet berries and teal lychen glow bright in the soft light. The wildlife is rare and humbling. You'll…

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Ready to Book Your Arctic Adventure?

Our team of experts are ready to help you with any questions about a trip to the Arctic. Call us now to start your journey.

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