Solo travellers wishing to experience luxury French line Ponant, are in for a bonus – they need not pay a single supplement to travel on more than 90 cruises in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

The saving of up to 30 per cent will cover cruises in the Bijagos Archipelago, Latin and Central America, the Caribbean, Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean, Iceland, Alaska, the Persian Gulf, Madagascar, Polynesia and the Antarctica.

“Ever mindful of the popularity of solo travel, we again offer an exciting range of voyages and itineraries available with no single supplement or additional costs. Solo travellers are great ambassadors for the Ponant brand,” said Monique Ponfoort, vice-president, Asia Pacific.

She said the itineraries vary from four to 17 nights and are “well-conceived, thoughtful itineraries, designed to appeal to like-minded travellers who appreciate either the relaxation of at sea-days or the mental stimulation of enriching cruises to exciting destinations” Ms Ponfoort added.

The line is offering a 10-night, Ancient Cultures of Northern Australia and Papua itinerary from Darwin to Cairns departing 6 December this year with prices starting from $7550 per person for a prestige stateroom on deck 4. This is a saving of up to 25 per cent with no single supplement. The cruise is in partnership with National Geographic and passengers will be accompanied by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Jay Dickman and anthropologist Nat Geo expert, David Harrison.

There is also an eight-night, Essential Seychelles voyage with no single supplement which departs Mahe on 3 January and 10 April next year with prices starting from $5580 per person for a deluxe stateroom.

For the adventure seeker, Ponant is also offering a 10-night, Emblematic Antarctica polar expedition departing on 18 February next year with prices from $17,040 pp for a prestige stateroom on deck 5.

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