Signature Antarctic Expedition

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Pre-Travel Form

We need some important information prior to your trip. This information will include your flight details which we need for your transfer. Please fill in this information as soon as possible.

Add Options to Your Tour

Please use this form to add available options to your tour. Any options selected will be added to your file and you will receive an updated invoice.

Arrival Details

Arrive to Ushuaia - Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH) - at any time on or before first day of tour. Transfer to Albatros Hotel.


If pre-tour package has been purchased you will be met at the airport and transferred to your Buenos Aires hotel.  

Departure Details

Depart from Ushuaia - Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH) - at any time on last day of tour. Depart from MV Ocean Diamond (expedition ship).


If pre-tour package has been purchase your will be transferred to Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH) for your included flight to Buenos Aires. 

Airport Transfers

If you purchased the pre-tour package airport transfers are included with your tour. You will be met at the airport. After you exit the secure area look for someone with a sign with either your name or the Women's Travel Club.


If you have not purchased the pre-tour package please make your way to the Albatross Hotel in Ushuaia for the start of your tour.

Flight Information

The Women’s Travel Club recommends booking flexible/refundable air tickets when possible. Please do not book flights until your tour status is guaranteed. Once your flights are booked please enter your flight information on the pre-travel form above.

If you would like assistance booking international flights for your tour please use the form below. The Women’s Travel Club Flight Desk will work with you to arrange the best options.

Our Flight management fee is CAD 100.00 + HST, per tour.

Entry Requirements

A tourist visa is not required for stays of 90 days or less.


You should always make sure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months past the dates of travel. One blank page is required for entry stamp. 



While no specific vaccinations are required, we recommend that your routine vaccinations are up to date and that you visit a local travel health clinic or doctor for advice prior to the trip.


There is a risk of yellow fever in Argentina. Proof of vaccination is not required to enter the country. Vaccination is recommended depending on your itinerary. Contact your travel health care provider well in advance of your trip to discuss vaccination requirements, travel plans, activities and destinations. Protect yourself from mosquito bites.


The Women's Travel Club recommends travelers to be fully vaccinated against COVID. Some countries will require COVID vaccination to enter, it is the traveler's resposibility to insure they meet all requirements.  


Travel requirements may change at any time. Please visit your government's travel recommendations page.
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Connect with your new travel friends!

Group Chat

Chat with others on your tour on our private, online network. Share information and ideas for your upcoming tour.

Online Meet & Greet

Join the live, online meet and greet to meet your fellow travelers and your tour host. This informal online get-together will happen shortly before your tour.

Photo Sharing

Share pictures from the tour on this photo sharing app. Photos can be uploaded to social media. A great way for everyone to have access to the best photos.

Suggested Packing List

This is a suggested packing list for your tour. Please keep in mind that your personal needs or requirements may differ from the items on this list.

  • Flight information and documents - eticket number
  • Travel insurance policy 
  • Passport (make a copy)
  • COVID vaccination certificate
  • Pre travel COVID test certificate (if required)
  • Pen (please bring your own for filling our documents)
  • Binoculars
  • Camera (with extra memory cards and batteries)
  • Cash, credit card and debit card
  • Cell phone, tablet, etc with charging cables
  • Day pack (for daily excursions)
  • Earplugs (if needed)
  • Electical adapter and converter
  • External charger
  • Face masks
  • First aid kit and medications (bring extra prescription medications in their prescription bottles/packages)
  • Fleece top/sweater
  • Footwear including comfortable closed toe shoes
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hat/toque
  • Headphones or earbuds
  • Locks for bags
  • Long pants
  • Long socks
  • Money belt (optional)
  • Personal entertainment (reading and writing materials, cards, music player, etc)
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Scarf or neck warmer
  • Shirts (blouses, t-shirts, tank tops, etc)
  • Sleepwear
  • Small travel towel (optional)
  • Smart outfit (for welcome and farewell cocktail parties)
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit and wrap
  • Toiletries
  • Watch and/or alarm clock
  • Waterproof pants (such as ski pants)
  • Winter jacket


Weather conditions are variable, with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. The continuous daylight warms sheltered areas so that you may find temperatures warm enough for t-shirts. However, you may encounter snow squalls, fog and white-outs, during an expedition. Be prepared for cold weather and to dress warmly.


The official currency in Argentina is the peso (AR$), made up of 100 centavos. Notes are in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500. Coins are in denominations of 1 and 2 pesos, and 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 centavos.

Foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks and authorized cambios (bureaux de change) which are available in all major cities.

Most major credit cards are accepted, but not as widely as some other parts of the world.

ATMs are available in most cities, but it is advised to carry alternative forms of payment as daily withdrawal limits are low and machines don't always work.

Electric Outlets

In Argentina there are two associated plug types, types C and IType C plugs have two round pins and type I plugs have three flat pins in a triangular pattern. Argentina operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.

On board the ship will be type C plugs. The standard, European two prong plug. Please be aware that the electricity supply may not be sufficient to power your electronic devices at all times.

A universal all-in-one travel adapter (can be purchased from retailers like Amazon) will allow you to plug in and charge most electronic devices. Most electronic devices have built-in converters. However, if you plan to use North American appliances like hair dryers, flat irons or curling irons you will need a converter.