Sailing Expeditions in Antarctica, Cape Horn, South Georgia, Falklands, Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia, Brazil
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Travel Info

Get more Information for you trip to one of the following destinations. Cape-Horn, Antarctica, South-Georgia, Falkland and Brazil

Getting ready for the trip

Documents
Neither Chile nor Argentina or Brazil ask for a Visum. In case of doubts, please inform yourself at the consulat in charge.

Vaccination
Chile and Argentina do not ask for special vaccination. It would be could though, to be protected against Tetanus.

Money
In Argentina as in Chile you can pay with $ US. Creditcards are widely accepted, to pay and draw money with. More difficult is cashing travellers checks. They mostly get accepted, but the exchange rate is not very good usually.

For Falklands it's best to take English pounds along which are accepted.. Buying pounds on Falklands is about 30% more expensive.
Since we mostly anchor in remote places, you won't " need" a lot of money to spend.

Luggage
Storage room on the boat is limited, please use a backpack or a foldable bag to travel with. Each cabin provides a locker big enough to store clothes and cameras, so you don't have to keep your belongings in a suitcase.

Health
The medicin cabinet on Board contains medication for first aid and more serious cases. We ask you though, to bring your personal medication along, which you would take in case of a flu, upset stomachs, headaches, seasickness.

Against seasickness, there is a variety of medication available. Please ask your pharmacist.
Even if the sun is not always out, please take sunblock lotion for skin and lips along as well as sunglasses.

Electricity
On board we have 12 and 24 volts. In port or with the generator on board running there is a 220 v supply as well.

Music/Books
We are quite well equiped with tapes,CD's and literature about sailing regions and entertainment, but it would be nice if you brought some of your music and books along.

How to get there and from

ANTARCTICA & CAPE HORN & GLACIERS

Getting to/from Ushuaia Argentina:
You fly to Buenos Aires and than continue from there to Ushuaia. In Buenos Aires you have to change from the international to the national airport either by taxi or bus. The transfer takes about one hour.( with some Airlines the price for the transfer is included)
In the trip price everything is included, from the minute you step on board, till you get off the boat again.( everything means: all yachtcosts, food, beverages, linens, towels, use of dinghy, offshore sailingsuits, use of kajak, snowshoes etc.)
Please bring along:
Warm sleepingbag, hiking boots, equipment for trekking, rubber boots, some $ US, in case you wish to buy souvenirs, etc.
 
SOUTH-GEORGIA & FALKLANDS

Getting to/from Mount Pleasant Falklands
Either over Santiago de Chile with Lan Chile or over England. From England you fly with an army plane. ( minimum 4 maximum 7 passengers)
From Mount Pleasant Airport into Stanley are buses and taxis available. Meeting Point for the trip is on the yacht at the jetty of Stanley towncentre.
In the trip price everything is included, from the minute you step on board, till you get off the boat again.( everything means: all yachtcosts, food, beverages, linens, towels, use of dinghy, offshore sailingsuits, use of kajak, snowshoes etc.)
Please bring along:
Warm sleepingbag, hiking boots, equipment for trecking, rubber boots, some $ US, in case you wish to buy souvenirs, etc.
( everything means: all yachtcosts, food, beverages, linens, towels, use of dinghy etc.)
Please bring along:
Warm sleepingbag, hiking boots, equipment for trekking, rubber boots, some English Pounds, in case you wish to buy souvenirs, etc.
 
BRAZIL

Vitoria: You fly to Rio de Janeiro and continue from there to Vitoria

Visa 
For Brazil you don't need a visa. Entering the country you get a three month tourist visa

Currency
Since 1995 the Brasilien Real is linked to the US$ .Since then the value of the real dropped around 30% though.
It's difficult to find a bank which accepts traveler checks.
If you have a Visa or Mastercard drawing money from cashmachines is possible.

Clothing
Although you mostly need summer clothes, a jacket, sweater and a pair of jeans is recommended for cooler evenings

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