Expedition cruise companies Chimu Adventures and Ponant have teamed up to create a variety of special deals on cruises to Latin America and the Polar Regions.

First up, clients will score €300 (AU $490) per person onboard credit on Ponant cruises booked between now and 31st August 2019.

Secondly, Ponant is also offering up to 30% off select voyages confirmed by this date, including cruises to Antarctica and Latin America.

The deal applies to an 11-day adventure exploring the ethereal Antarctic Peninsula and a 13 day expedition discovering the jewels of Latin America between Guatemala and Peru.

A full list of discounted Ponant expeditions which can be booked through Chimu is available here.

Oh, and Agents! If you book your clients 2021 Arctic voyage by 31 August 2019 you’ll score yourself a $250 MYER gift car per passenger.

Chimu said they were “delighted” to combine their Arctic and Antarctic knowledge with such a prestigious cruise company.

To help agents sell this luxury product, Chimu has created a dedicated Ponant landing page which will feature the discounted Ponant expeditions and a marketing pack of educational videos and other selling tools.

The exclusive offer of €300 onboard credit per person is available on various departures and ships, including their new luxury ship, Le Commandent Charcot set to launch in 2021.

The ship will use hybrid electric power of battery power and Liquefied Natural Gas and has a PC2 Polar Class certification, allowing passengers to visit rarely seen areas with minimised impact.

It has 135 staterooms, of which 31 are suites with balconies and outside views, an indoor pool, sauna and well-being area and two restaurants.