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Is Ponant sailing now?

Is Ponant sailing now?

Luxury French line, Ponant has restarted operations with eight ships sailing in France, Iceland and Tahiti for local cruisers as travel restrictions ease. “The two ships, Le Soleal and Le Laperouse, are fully manned and for the last four months, they have been waiting to cruise once borders reopen.

How many ships does Ponant operate?

eleven ships
It was founded in April 1988 by Philippe Videau, Jean-Emmanuel Sauvé, and other officers of the French Merchant Navy and launched the first French cruise ship. The company operates eleven ships, all of which operate under the French flag.

Who owns Le Boreal ship?

Compagnie du Ponant
Le Boreal

The cruise ship Le Boreal in Ísafjörður in 2011.
Name Le Boreal
Owner Compagnie du Ponant

What is the newest Ponant ship?

The Ponant Explorers fleet will total six ships with the launch of Le Bellot in April 2020 and Le Jacques Cartier in July 2020. Both vessels will have the innovative Blue Eye lounge located eight feet beneath the water line.

Is Ponant sailing in 2021?

Ponant has resumed operations on June 16, 2021, with more than 50 departures setting sail to Iceland, the Mediterranean, and France this summer. Highlights include a new partnership with the Louvre, new itineraries and ports of call, and a stop at the brand’s namesake islands, Ponant Islands.

Is Ponant all inclusive?

Even though Ponant is not considered an all-inclusive cruise line, they still represent excellent value-for-money value. When you book a Ponant cruise, the price you pay at the time of booking includes the following: Dining in all venues. Beverages (excluding premium brands)

Where is Le Boreal now?

South Pacific Ocean
The current position of LE BOREAL is at South Pacific Ocean (coordinates 17.53699 S / 149.5698 W) reported 76 days ago by AIS. The vessel is en route to PAPEETE PF, and expected to arrive there on Jul 29, 19:00.

What does Ponant mean?

Ponant (an archaic French naval term for “West”, the opposite of Levant) may refer to: Compagnie du Ponant, a French cruise line. Le Ponant, a French luxury sailing yacht that has been the subject of piracy.

Are drinks included on Ponant Cruises?

From embarkation and throughout the cruise, unlimited complimentary drinks* are served. We call this the Open Bar. This also applies to drinks from the minibar and those served by room service.

Has Ponant Cancelled any cruises?

Closely following Scenic’s decision to cancel Scenic Eclipse’s maiden 2021 Kimberley season, Ponant, which had planned to operate in the region from April until September, has cancelled its cruises until the end of June.

Are Ponant Cruises Cancelled?

NEW [Temporary] Policy: For any new booking, in case of cancellation your cruise is fully refundable up to 90 days after confirmation….All Other Cruises.

Days Prior to Departure Cancellation Charge Per Guest
90 – 61 Days 25% of full fare
45 – 31 Days 75% of full fare
30 – 0 Days No refund

Are shore excursions included on Ponant?

Are excursions included in the price of the cruise? Excursions offered are not included in the price of the cruise.