There's a wealth of information you might need to know before you travel to Antarctica; below you will find what we think is most important for you to know before your exciting trip ahead.
Visas & Travel Documentation
Your nationality and what passport you will be travelling will influence whether you need to apply for a visa to the South American country you are departing from for Antarctica. …
Swoop’s advice on money matters while travelling, budgeting & tipping.
What to Wear
Swoop’s advice on what to pack in order to be prepared for The White Continent.
Swoop’s guide to baggage allowances, flights reservations & essential flight information.
Health & Illness
Swoop's advice on staying fit and healthy while you're in Antarctica and the necessary preparations.
Travel insurance is extremely important when traveling to Antarctica and is a mandatory requirement for all travelers. Travel insurance is not included in the price of your trip. …
As well as the essential information you need to know, there is a lot of other useful information to find out before you travel; below you'll find some interesting information to help you further plan your trip.
Food and Drink onboard
You might be curious about the food onboard, or you might need to request a special diet.
Books & Films
Before you go we strongly recommend you dip into some of the truly inspiring Antarctic literature.
Internet & Electricity
Wifi, Internet and SIM cards, how to stay connected even in Antarctica.
Helpful advice, everything from which lens is best to extending your battery life in cold weather.
Things to do in Chile and Argentina
Swoop’s suggestions and tips of what there is to do as you pass through South America, before or after you visit Antarctica.
Other information that might be useful to know before you travel.