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Why Polar Holidays

5 Reasons to Choose Polar Holidays

If you’re dreaming of a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the polar regions, you want to make sure you’re working with a company that knows these areas like the back of their hand. That’s where Polar Holidays comes in.

At Polar Holidays, we’re passionate about sharing our love for the polar regions with travelers from all over the world. With years of experience and countless expeditions to both Antarctica and the Arctic, we’re your go-to experts for planning the perfect polar adventure.

Here are just a few reasons why you should choose Polar Holidays to book your next cruise to Antarctica or the Arctic:

1. Our Polar Expertise (20 Years Worth!)

 Our team of travel experts has traveled extensively in the polar regions, and we’ve built strong relationships with local guides, tour operators, and conservation organizations. We know the best routes, the best times to visit, and the best ways to maximize your experience.

Why Does This Matter?

  • We know what each month in either polar region has to offer guests (wildlife, activities, weather, and more)
  • You won’t miss out on any of the destinations or activities you would like to experience
  • Our extensive experience provides us the ability to tailor your cruise experience to exactly your specifications

2. Unmatched Customer Service

 At Polar Holidays, we pride ourselves on providing personalized service that’s tailored to your needs. From the moment you reach out to us, we’re here to answer your questions, provide advice, and help you plan every aspect of your trip.

Why Does This Matter?

  • Working with our team is incredibly easy as we are passionate about assisting our guests
  • Your experience is our utmost priority, and we work diligently to ensure your satisfaction
  • We understand that planning vacations may be stressful, and we strive to make our guests’ booking experience as simple and enjoyable as possible

3. Commitment to Sustainability and Responsibility

 We understand the importance of protecting the fragile ecosystems and wildlife of the polar regions. That’s why we’re committed to responsible tourism practices that minimize our impact on the environment and support local communities. We work with conservation organizations to ensure that our tours are sustainable and respectful of the environment.

Why Does This Matter?

  • You can enjoy your polar cruise with the peace of mind that we are taking every precaution to protect the delicate ecosystems we encounter, without compromising on your experience

4. Customizable Itineraries

No two travelers are the same, which is why we offer customizable itineraries that cater to your specific interests, needs, and budget. Whether you’re looking for a luxury cruise or a more adventurous expedition, we’ll work with you to create a trip that meets your unique requirements.

Why Does This Matter?

  • The ability to choose exactly how you want to experience the polar regions means you’ll have an absolutely unforgettable experience

5. Experience Unforgettable Moments

The polar regions are home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes and wildlife on the planet. With Polar Holidays, you’ll have the opportunity to witness majestic glaciers, towering icebergs, and iconic polar bears and penguins up close. These experiences will stay with you for a lifetime.

Why Does This Matter?

  • Our most important goal is to provide travelers with their once-in-a-lifetime adventure, and we work passionately to make this a reality for anyone looking to experience the polar regions

At Polar Holidays, we’re more than just a travel company. We’re passionate about the polar regions and dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable experience that exceeds your expectations. Contact us today to start planning your dream polar adventure.


The Polar Holidays Team

Thomas Kokta,


Founder & Polar Specialist

Thomas was born and raised in Germany. He moved to the United States after college and has since pursued his passion for travel and photography. Thomas has traveled to many countries around the world, but holds a special affinity for the polar regions.


Polar Specialist

Nathan grew up in the desert of New Mexico in the Southwest United States. He has been teaching high school classes for decades.


Polar SPecialist

Johannes is our European specialist. Passionate about the Arctic, he loves polar bears, walruses, and the remote areas of Spitsbergen and Greenland.


design & customer relations

Raised in Washington State, Maddy is finishing her bachelor’s degree in business administration. She enjoys traveling and exploring throughout the PNW.


Polar specialist

Nora has been an Antarctic traveler for over a dozen years. Though she does not enjoy the Drake Passage and is always happy to reach “the other side”, she doesn’t let it get in the way of her passion. She loves the penguins and albatrosses, and is very knowedgeable on expedition ships and cabins. 


Polar Specialist

A recent addition to the Polar Holidays team, Mee has been working in the travel industry for 5 years. Her expertise is in finding and planning trip excursions that clients may be interested in experiencing before or after their polar adventure.


Polar SPecialist

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Jonathan completed his degree in biochemistry and philosophy. Following graduation he enrolled in medical school in Central Europe. Traveling to more than 17 countries, Jonathan is an expert in international travel and the fine art of finding the cheapest flights for his adventures.

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