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Antarctica cruises going for a song

If the continent is on your bucket list, now is the best time to go as cruise operators offer big discounts to stave off losses from massive cancellations

Fares for cruises to Antarctica (above), which can cost about US$12,000 (S$16,770) a berth, have fallen to below US$5,000.
Fares for cruises to Antarctica (above), which can cost about US$12,000 (S$16,770) a berth, have fallen to below US$5,000. PHOTOS: JOHN TAN
Fares for cruises to Antarctica, which can cost about US$12,000 (S$16,770) a berth, have fallen to below US$5,000 (above).
Fares for cruises to Antarctica, which can cost about US$12,000 (S$16,770) a berth, have fallen to below US$5,000 (above). PHOTOS: JOHN TAN
Fares for cruises to Antarctica, which can cost about US$12,000 (S$16,770) a berth, have fallen to below US$5,000 (above).
Fares for cruises to Antarctica, which can cost about US$12,000 (S$16,770) a berth, have fallen to below US$5,000 (above). PHOTOS: JOHN TAN
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Antarctica cruises are now going for a song amid massive cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak.

But travellers with flexibility are having a field day, with unprecedented last-minute deals for a journey of a lifetime.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 01, 2020, with the headline Antarctica cruises going for a song . Subscribe