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VISITING: Finland BROCHURE CODE: 20018
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Spending Christmas in Lapland is always special but spending it hunting for the Northern Lights and sleeping in a glass-roofed cabin really makes for a memorable trip. This four-night break to the Northern Lights Village combines unique accommodation, dedicated Aurora hunts and amazing winter activities.

What's included?

ALL OF THE ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES LISTED BELOW ARE INCLUDED IN THE HOLIDAY PRICE

  • Flights: return direct flights from London Gatwick to Ivalo (flight routes are subject to change)
  • Transfers: return airport transfers
  • Accommodation: 4 nights in an Aurora Cabin
  • Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Activities: Aurora workshop, Aurora hunting by snowmobile-pulled heated sleigh, reindeer experience, snowmobile and ice fishing tour, Aurora camp, husky safari and Northern Lights snowmobiling (the order of activities is subject to change)
  • Cold weather clothing for the duration of your stay
  • Services of our expert local guide

Tucked behind a small forest, on the outskirts of the ski town of Saariselkä is the Northern Lights Village. Set deep in the heart of the Aurora Zone in North Eastern Finland, this is a prime location for both viewing the Northern Lights and trying unforgettable activities. A Christmas escape here provides you with a unique and memorable holiday packed with winter experiences. 

The delightful Aurora Cabins provide your accommodation and with the partially glassed roof sitting above your bed, you’ll have great views of the sky all night long.

Of course, the best way to see the Northern Lights is from outside and so we have included three dedicated evenings of hunting to offer you the best chance to witness the Aurora Borealis.

We tend to start with an informative workshop on how to photograph the Northern Lights, as we know that most people are desperate to capture the Aurora on camera and so the guides here will impart their expertise in this department. If you do not have a suitable camera then do not worry as they can be rented locally.

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Your Aurora workshop then leads on to a Northern Lights hunt where you travel in a snowmobile-pulled sleigh, behind your guide’s machine. Next on the evening agenda is a visit to one of the famed Aurora Camps. These camps are dotted around the region and are all situated in excellent viewpoints. A thrilling snowmobile safari to the top of a fell then caps off your Aurora hunting.

During the day the wonderful blue light of deep winter offers around four hours of dusky light either side of noon. Whilst the sun never rises, the light is very special and creates an atmosphere only experienced at this time of year (please note that some activities may start/finish in the dark).

We’ve included all the key experiences in this short break and so you will enjoy a snowmobile and ice fishing trip, encounters with reindeer and an unforgettable dog sled safari. There is also some free time for you explore Saariselka, add in additional activities or try some downhill skiing.

With Christmas festivities on both the 24th and 25th December, this really will be a festive holiday to remember.


Please note that over the Christmas period, there are likely to be children under the age of 15 on the activities and staying at the village. Whilst this should not detract from your experience, should you like details of one of our adult-only options then please ask one of our Travel Experts.


Photography by Eerikki Rundgren, Markku Inkila, Matt Robinson, Robert Smith and Visit Finland
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Key facts

Duration:4 nights
Pace:Active
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  • Please note: the agenda shown is simply an example order for the activities and your final agenda will be provided on arrival in Saariselkä.


    Upon arrival at Ivalo Airport, a driver will meet you and transfer you to the Northern Lights Village. You can then check in and relax ahead of your inaugural activities this evening.

    Your trip starts with an Aurora workshop. The expert guides here are all so passionate about the Aurora and so they share their knowledge about how to capture the lights on camera. Should you need to rent equipment then this can be done locally.

    After dinner in the restaurant, part two of your evening begins as your guide will lead you on a Northern Lights hunt in a snowmobile-pulled sleigh. Your route will be chosen to provide you with a prime view of the northern sky and you’ll enjoy warm drinks around a campfire as you keep watch for a potential display. You will be out for around three hours in total.

  • You really can’t visit Lapland around Christmas and not meet some reindeer. The reindeer paddock is within the village and so you do not have far to go for this experience today.

    Your expert guide will introduce you to the animals before you get the chance to feed them. A short reindeer-sleigh ride will follow, and lunch will be served in a warm kota (traditional teepee) at the village. Including your meal, the activity lasts between three and four hours.  

    Christmas is celebrated on Christmas Eve in Finland and so tonight the festivities begin with a special meal in the hotel restaurant showcasing some typical Finnish Christmas fayre.

  • Today’s activity combines two of the most popular pastimes in Lapland; snowmobiling and ice fishing.

    Your snowmobile experience begins with a full safety briefing and instructions on how to handle the machines before you set off, two people per snowmobile, with your guide leading the way.

    Your destination is a frozen lake nearby and it is here that your guide will assist you in drilling a hole through the thick ice. You then drop your baited line into the chilly depths below and begin the patient business of ice fishing. Whilst you maintain focus on catching a fish, your guide will prepare lunch around a campfire (weather permitting). With luck, you may have a perch or a local Inari whitefish to add to the menu.

    After your meal, you will head back on your snowmobiles and return to the village. You will be out for around four hours in total.  Please note that you must be over 18 and hold a full driving licence to drive a snowmobile.

    During your free time this afternoon you may like to include additional activities which can be found in the ‘Personalise’ section of the holiday page. You may, however simply like to relax and enjoy Christmas Day in this stunning setting.

    A second festive meal will be served this evening. It gives you another chance to experience some of the traditions of a Finnish Christmas.

    After your meal, it’s time for an evening of Aurora hunting to top off the day nicely. You will begin with a bus journey north towards Lake Inari. In the area, there are numerous Aurora Camps which have been erected in prime viewpoints. These are ideal places to wait for a potential show and your guides will choose the best spot based on the evening’s forecast.  A fire will be lit, warm drinks and snacks will be served, and you can settle in to watch the skies. You will be out for around three hours in total.

  • Dog sledding is one of the most unforgettable winter activities and today is your chance to try it for yourself. Travelling in twos, each pair will be given their own team of eager dogs for the safari with one person sitting in the sled and the other taking the controls.

    After a transfer to the sled centre, you will meet the excitable huskies. You will hear them bark and howl in anticipation of the trail and they’ll be hugely pleased to see you. They love to pull the sleds and they know what your arrival means!

    After a full instruction and safety briefing, you will take to the trails, the dogs will fall silent and the fun will really begin. There are few better ways to travel in the Arctic.

    This activity lasts for around two and a half hours (including a break for hot drinks, transfers and training) in total and includes around one to one and a half hours of dog sledding depending on the conditions. You shall cover around 10km during the safari.  You can, however, upgrade to a longer experience should you wish to do so and the details of the options available can be found in the ‘Personalise’ section of the holiday page.

    Lunch will be served at the Northern Lights Village and the afternoon is free for you to explore Saariselkä or perhaps enjoy additional activities such as those listed in the ‘Personalise’ section. Ski hire is available in the town for those who fancy some downhill skiing.

    Your last night of Northern Lights hunting is one of the most exciting, as you are back on snowmobiles to try and hunt down a display. With your headlights lighting the trail and your guide leading the way, this trip gives a real sense of being out in the wilds. You will wind your way to the top of one of the fells where the views to the northern sky are excellent. With the right conditions and a little luck, the lights will hopefully appear as you gather around a warming campfire.

    In total, you will be out for around three hours and full driving instructions will be provided before departure. Again, you will travel two people per snowmobile and the driver must be over 18 and hold a full driving licence.

  • Today, it will be time to leave the Northern Lights Village behind. As you are departing on an early flight, a packed breakfast will be provided for you to take with you on your transfer.

Included in price

Saariselkä Northern Lights Village

Nights: 1-4

Located in North East Finland, the Northern Lights Village sits on the outskirts of the ski resort of Saariselkä. Tucked away from the town and separated from it by dense forest, the location is ideal for viewing the Northern Lights but is still within walking distance (around 1000m) of the town’s amenities. The ski slopes can be accessed via a shuttle (small charge applies) or a pleasant walk of around 40-50 minutes.

The Northern Lights Village offers accommodation in Aurora Cabins which are half-roofed with glass. The twin or double beds are situated beneath the panoramic roof and provide the chance to view the Northern Lights from your bed! It’s not often that folk prefer a sleepless night but here it’s not considered to be a huge inconvenience as it provides the chance to potentially witness Mother Nature’s greatest light show!

There are 80 cabins in total, all of which are within a 5-10 minutes’ walk of the Village’s central facilities which include the restaurant where you’ll enjoy breakfast and dinner.

Facilities

  • The village restaurant is an atmospheric place, inspired by traditional wooden kotas (Finnish teepees). Breakfast is a buffet of continental options and some hot dishes. Evening meals are a buffet with starters of soups and salad, a choice of local meat or fish will follow (the reindeer and white fish in this region are delicious!). Typically a cake will be served for pudding, keeping you well-fuelled for your nocturnal Aurora hunting adventures. Dietary requirements are all well-catered for as long as we are informed at the time of booking.
  • The Northern Lights Village has an onsite reindeer farm and all activities (including the reindeer safaris) start in the village so there is no need for time-wasting transfers. Basically, because we want to make your holiday as uncomplicated as possible, life is made very easy here.
  • The Northern Lights Village is home to a herd of reindeer and you can watch them go about their business as you eat breakfast in the restaurant.
  • Saariselkä is around a 20-25 minute walk from the Northern Lights Village (40-50 minutes to the ski slopes) which means that all of the amenities, shops, cafés and local restaurants are within easy reach.
  • For all Northern Lights activities, an expert guide will provide you with photographic tuition. If you do not have an SLR camera and tripod then they can both be rented locally. The guides sometimes take pictures throughout the activities which can be purchased on your return to the village, if they take any.

Aurora Cabins

The Aurora Cabins have a half-glass roof and all face north. The design is based on the traditional wooden kotas (teepees) of Finland and has been specifically created for the village.

Each cabin has twin beds (which can be made into a double) and a sofa bed, suitable for an additional adult. There is a shower room (with underfloor heating) and a toilet, as well as a luggage storage area. Tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and a minibar are also included.

Importantly for duvet-based Aurora hunting, a timer switch can be used to heat the glass roof should your view be obscured by snowfall. It takes approximately 5-10 minutes to heat and melt the snow so there’s no need to go and sweep the roof in your pyjamas!

Cabins are not cleaned between arrival and departure unless requested from reception. Additionally, towels can be exchanged at reception if required.

Wi-Fi is only available at the onsite restaurant.


 Image credits: Markku Inkila


Special Nights

Ice Suite

From: £142pp

Guests can choose to spend a unique night in these incredible structures made completely of ice and snow. Hand-carved sculptures decorate every suite, even the king-sized bed is made of ice!

Despite the temperature outside, the Ice Suites stay between -2 and -8 degrees Celsius but you’ll be warm inside the thermal sleeping bag provided and reindeer hide on the bed. Located just 30 metres from the main building, you’re close to toilet facilities as the suites do not have their own bathroom.

You can pick any night during your time here to stay in an Ice Suite but please note, if you choose to do so during the middle of your stay then your Aurora Cabin may change. You can also keep your Aurora Cabin for the night at an extra charge. There is luggage storage available should you need it. Up to two people can stay in one Ice Suite.

Available: between mid-December and mid-April, exact dates dependent on weather conditions.

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Snowmobile safari - 2 hours

From £102pp

We know that for some people the thought of snowmobiling may be a little daunting so this short 2 hour (approximate) safari provides the ideal introduction.

Full instruction will be provided along with a safety briefing from your expert guide and then you’ll set off in convoy, following the well-marked trails and travelling two people per machine.

Snowmobiles offer the chance to explore further afield and offer the passenger (you can swap drivers) the chance to fully enjoy the sights of Lapland.

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There will be a break for you to enjoy warm drinks and snacks along the way.

If you would prefer to travel in a sleigh, which is pulled by the guide’s snowmobile, a discounted price applies. Please speak to our Travel Experts for full details.

Please note: Snowmobile drivers must be 18 years old and hold a valid driving licence.

Group size: 1-24 (approximately)

Available: Monday - Sunday at 10 am, 1 pm & 3 pm from December until mid-April. Please note that the times may vary throughout the season. 

Duration: 2 hours (approximately)


Photography by Lapland Safaris

Other options

Activities

Snowshoe hike in the fells

From: £76pp

The beauty of snowshoeing is that it provides the chance for wildlife encounters, as the local flora and fauna will not be scared off by the noise of engines or the sound of sleds. So, for nature lovers, this is an ideal choice as your local guide will provide information on the wildlife and its natural environment. You may have the chance to witness Siberian Jay, willow grouse or a herd of roaming reindeer.

You will also enjoy a light campfire lunch in the great outdoors to refuel you halfway through the walk. 

Group size: 1-16 (approximately)

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Available: Monday - Sunday at 10 am, 1 pm & 3 pm from December until mid-April. Please note that the times may vary throughout the season.

Duration: 2 hours (approximately)


Photography by Markku Inkila

Husky safari upgrade options

From: £65pp

A husky safari is one of those experiences you are likely to remember for the rest of your life. Once the dogs are running and the sled enters the wilderness surrounding Saariselkä, all else is forgotten.

Whilst we do include a safari in the holiday, we know that many people like to extend this activity and so the option is listed below for you. It is based on two people per sled but if you would like your own team then this can be arranged on request for a supplement.

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Upgrade to a 20 km trip

This safari will see you cover around 20km during around 2-2.5 hours of driving.

In total, you will be away from the Village for around four and three-quarter hours (duration includes transfers, training and lunch).

Driving time: 2 – 2.5 hrs (depending on weather and track)


Image credits: Lapland Safaris

Special Nights

Ice Suite

From: £142pp

Guests can choose to spend a unique night in these incredible structures made completely of ice and snow. Hand-carved sculptures decorate every suite, even the king-sized bed is made of ice!

Despite the temperature outside, the Ice Suites stay between -2 and -8 degrees Celsius but you’ll be warm inside the thermal sleeping bag provided and reindeer hide on the bed. Located just 30 metres from the main building, you’re close to toilet facilities as the suites do not have their own bathroom.

You can pick any night during your time here to stay in an Ice Suite but please note, if you choose to do so during the middle of your stay then your Aurora Cabin may change. You can also keep your Aurora Cabin for the night at an extra charge. There is luggage storage available should you need it. Up to two people can stay in one Ice Suite.

Available: between mid-December and mid-April, exact dates dependent on weather conditions.

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Expertise and knowledge are key to witnessing the Northern Lights. We’ve been running Aurora hunting holidays longer than any company in the UK and with no lead in prices, no hidden costs and more included, we’re confident our tours will come out on top.
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Single adult price: based on own cabin accommodation only (transfers are shared). Should you wish to drive your own husky team or snowmobile please ask our Travel Experts for a quotation.

Dates
Sun 23 Dec 2018
to Thu 27 Dec 2018
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Adults£ 2,345 Single Adult£ 2,880

Please note: our holiday prices are based on the lowest available airline fares. These fares can sell out quickly and, as a result, prices may increase and supplements may be applicable. We recommend booking at the earliest opportunity to secure the best possible fares and flight times.

Next season’s pre-sale dates and prices

To secure your holiday for next season, you can make a pre-sale booking and fix the price of your trip at the pre-sale price displayed below. Simply by paying an initial deposit of £50pp, you will protect yourself from any package price increases. The departure dates and itineraries remain preliminary and we will contact you when the final dates and itineraries are confirmed, you will then have 14 days to decide if you would like to go ahead. Should you wish to proceed, the remaining deposit will be payable at this stage. If you decide not to travel, we will refund your initial £50pp payment. We reserve the right to charge supplements where there are significant changes to an itinerary or increases in flight costs. Any non-package rates remain subject to change.

Dates
Sun 22 Dec 2019
to Thu 26 Dec 2019
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Adults£ 2,510 Single Adult£ 3,080

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Holiday group size (approximate)

Minimum 2 people; maximum 30 people (approximately)

GROUP SIZE

We always try to provide an approximation of the group size you can expect to be with for the duration of each of our holidays. It may be that you are joined by others for parts of your holiday (such as transfers and particular activities) but the above number reflects those you can normally expect to be with from beginning to end. If group size is something which is particularly important to you, please speak to our Travel Experts and they can suggest the best holidays for you.

Tailor-made holiday group sizes will vary for all activities as will the group size for any additional activities you book.

MINIMUM NUMBERS REQUIRED FOR A HOLIDAY TO OPERATE

Some of our holidays require a minimum number of participants to operate (as listed in the ‘Group Size’ section). If your holiday departure has not yet reached the minimum number, you will be told at the time of booking. In the unlikely event that your chosen date is not guaranteed by nine weeks before your scheduled departure date, we will contact you to discuss the available options as per our booking conditions.

Itinerary amendments

The order of activities is always subject to change and guests will be provided with their final itinerary upon arrival.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

Please note that some of our holidays may incur a single supplement. Please speak to one of our Travel Experts who will provide you with a quotation.

Medical History and advice

We want our holidays to be accessible as they can be and will do our best to accommodate any special requests and requirements where possible. We have a wide range of holidays and destinations and so our travel experts will help find the best holiday for you.

In order to give us the best possible chance to do this we ask that if you or any member of your party has any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday or has any special requirements, that you tell us at the time of enquiry or booking. You must also promptly advise us if any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday develops after your booking has been confirmed. You may need to provide a doctor’s note and proof of insurance in some cases as the health and safety of our clients is absolutely paramount.

In providing this information you are allowing us to work with our expert local partners to ensure that your whole party can enjoy the holiday. By letting us know in advance we can discreetly work with you to adapt any part of the holiday which may potentially be challenging. Being able to prepare for this in advance makes an incredible difference to what we can offer and minimises any impact on your party and the rest of the group.

Unfortunately, if you choose not to share this information with us in advance then it may limit some or all of the itinerary you have booked, and we cannot be held accountable for any additional costs or missed activities resulting from this.

PREGNANCY

If you are pregnant at the time of booking your holiday or you discover you are pregnant prior to your departure, firstly – congratulations! Secondly – please tell us as soon as possible. This situation does arise, and we are able to advise you both from our own first-hand experience and from discussing this at length with our expert local partners who have experience in this area. The more notice you can give us the better, in order to suggest any adaptions to the itinerary you have booked which will reduce the risk to both mother and baby. Please contact our customer service team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

INSURANCE

Insurance is not included in your holiday, but it is a pre-requisite to travelling with us. You will need to ensure that you have cover for all the activities that you will be participating in during your holiday.

It is extremely important that you take out a suitable travel insurance policy at the time of booking. Plans do sometimes change, and you will need this policy should you need to cancel your holiday.

If you are struggling to find a suitable policy then details of our preferred provider, who will cover you for all the activities we offer, can be found on our website by clicking here. Please note that this policy is available to EU residents under the age of 75 only.

Reduced Mobility

If you have a reduced level of mobility, then please contact our travel experts to discuss the suitability of this holiday in relation to your requirements.

Experience and fitness

We offer a vast choice of holidays which range from 'relaxed' to 'active' so there really is something for everyone and our holidays can be filtered by how active they are. Regardless of the chosen holiday, all activities will include tuition from a beginner's level and no prior experience is assumed.

If you are unsure about the physical demands of a particular holiday please contact us and our expert team will be happy to help.

See our booking conditions for further information.

Guides and safety

It is absolutely essential when partaking in any activity that you listen very closely to, and abide by, the instructions provided.

If there is anything that you are unsure of during a safety briefing or that you would like to clarify with the guides please make this clear to them immediately before starting the activity.

Our guides' word on activities is always final and your safety is their principal concern at all times, please respect their decisions. By following their instructions, your safety and enjoyment during each activity will be greatly enhanced.

See our booking conditions for further information.

Booking activities locally

Additional activities can be booked locally in almost all our destinations. However, as per our booking conditions, we cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss incurred through participation in activities which are booked at your destination outside of our holiday itinerary (see our ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further details).

When arranging any such activity please always ensure that safety is your primary concern. In some of our destinations, you can borrow or hire equipment for use in your free time.

You do so entirely at your own risk. You must ensure that you are properly prepared, have the necessary equipment and knowledge (maps, etc) and ensure that where applicable, you follow marked routes. We recommend discussing your plans with the local teams who will be able to advise on the most suitable options for you.

Always let the reception/guide know where you are planning to go and take a torch and mobile phone (with the hotel/guide’s phone number stored). It is also a good idea to leave your contact number and the time you expect to return to the hotel should the hotel need to contact you.

Car Hire

If your trip includes car hire the named driver must have a credit card registered in their name which they can present when they collect their car along with their driving licence, as a deposit will be held on the credit card.  Please see your trip dossier for full details.

Our clients’ safety is at the centre of everything we do, and our operations team continually assesses and monitors the destinations we feature. We carry out thorough risk assessments and work closely with all of our suppliers to continually follow best practice. For up to date travel advice the UK government offers its Travel Aware website as well as the advice detailed below.

FLIGHT SCHEDULE CHANGES AND CONNECTING TRANSPORTATION

On your documentation, we will confirm your flight schedule. Sometimes the flight number, routing and timings might change prior to your departure. If the change is classed as a significant change then we will contact you to discuss this. Please see our booking conditions for details.

Flight schedule changes can impact on your pre and post-holiday travel arrangements if these have been booked separately to your holiday. We strongly recommend that you do not book transport (such as trains or transfers), car parking or non-connecting flights to the departure point for your holiday until you have received your final confirmed travel times when your final travel documents are issued. We are not responsible for the effect of any schedule change on your pre or post travel arrangements. We strongly recommend that you do not purchase non-flexible or non-refundable tickets to avoid cancellation and penalty charges.

BOOKING YOUR OWN FLIGHTS - CANCELLATION DISCLAIMER 

If you have chosen to book your own flights, then you will need to wait until we confirm to you that the holiday departure has met the minimum numbers required to run (if applicable to your chosen holiday). Once the holiday is guaranteed to run, you will be informed and you can then make your arrangements.

If transfers are included in your holiday, please ensure that any potential flights will be met by our standard transfers (speak to one of our Travel Experts for advice) otherwise private transfer supplements may be applicable. Once your flights are booked, please send us a copy of your detailed flight itinerary.

Please be aware that most tickets are non-refundable in the case of cancellation. For this reason, we strongly advise you check the rules of the ticket and check the limitations of your cancellation insurance before booking. We cannot be held liable, in the unlikely eventuality that we should be forced to cancel or amend your trip, for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made.

THE FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE ADVICE

We receive all updates from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) with regards to travel advice and we always ensure that we follow this advice in our operations. The FCO issues travel advisories for countries based on a very wide range of factors. They may provide notification about things as simple as a football match and crowds, or they may go so far as to advise against all travel to a region. We ask all our clients to refer to the relevant Travel Advice by Country for the destinations they are visiting in order to make an informed decision on the safety of the destination based on the details provided. It also provides vital information regarding entry requirements, embassy information, local laws and customs as well as specific safety and health. Guests should take responsibility for keeping themselves up to date with this advice. Please also ensure that, if you are transiting through another country, you have read the advice and meet the entry requirements for that destination too.

The FCO travel advice is applicable to British Passport Holders. Most governments will issue their own travel advice for a region and, if you are not a UK resident then you can find some helpful links below:

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/                                                    New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade http://www.safetravel.govt.nz/                                                  Canadian Consular Affairs Bureau http://voyage.gc.ca/                                                                                                      The U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/english.html

If the FCO deems that there is an unacceptable level of risk for UK citizens then, together with the government, they may issue an advisory against all travel to a region or country. If such an advisory is published, then we will act accordingly, and this may require the cancellation, curtailment or amendment of a holiday itinerary. These decisions are made on the basis of ensuring our clients’ safety and will affect all clients on the holiday, regardless of their nationality.

If one of our local experts suggests an amendment due to a situation which develops locally then we may also take the decision to amend an itinerary appropriately.

If we have to cancel your holiday prior to departure you will be offered the option of an alternative trip (where any price difference will either be refunded to or covered by you) or a full refund of the monies paid.

If we have to curtail a holiday, then you will be refunded for any costs for the elements we have been unable to deliver, where we have been able to secure a refund from our suppliers. If we must reroute a holiday, then any basis for refund is determined on a case by case basis and dependent on whether the central holiday experience was provided or not.

Minimum age

The minimum age for participation in our itinerary is 15 years old, however, for some activities and transfers, you may be joined by other guests and this may include some of a younger age than stated. Any younger participants will be fully supervised and the guides will ensure that their participation takes place only if the activities will be unaffected.

Very few hotels have a minimum age and there may be families staying at them with younger children, especially during the holiday periods. We do have some itineraries and destinations which are guaranteed to be adult-only, so if this is important to you please speak to one of our Travel Experts.

To drive a snowmobile you must have a full driving licence and be over 18 years old.

Minimum age

The minimum age for participation in our itinerary is 12 years old, however, for some activities and transfers, you may be joined by other guests and this may include some of a younger age than stated. Any younger participants will be fully supervised and the guides will ensure that their participation takes place only if the activities will be unaffected.

Very few hotels have a minimum age and there may be families staying at them with younger children, especially during the holiday periods. We do have some itineraries and destinations which are guaranteed to be adult-only, so if this is important to you please speak to one of our Travel Experts.

To drive a snowmobile, you must have a full driving licence and be over 18 years old.



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