Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic are offering complimentary Economy Class roundtrip air on all Europe 2.0 departures aboard the National Geographic Orion in 2016. In order to qualify for the offer, bookings must be made by Dec. 31, 2015 and fly out of New York. Guests who prefer to use their frequent flyer miles will receive a credit towards their voyage cost.
From April 24, 2016 through Sept. 18, 2016, the 102-passenger National Geographic Orion will sail on 18 weeklong cruises to European destinations, including Lisbon, Barcelona, London, Bordeaux, Glasgow and Copenhagen. Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic’s 11 new itineraries feature unique culinary-, cultural- and music-related activities representative of each city. For example, in Spain guests hike the karst landscapes of Malaga and learn how cork oak is harvested in the Algarvian countryside. In France, guests can make cognac in La Rochelle, gather oysters at a farm in St. Malo, and visit the Normandy D-Day beaches with a local historian. Rates start at $7,990 pp dbl in a Category 1 Cabin, and include all excursions (except scuba diving), all onboard meals and transfers. Guests who book two or more voyages save 10 percent. For more information, call (800) 397-3348 or visit expeditions.com.