In Appreciation of our Loyal Travelers

The Lifelong Explorer program is designed to recognize our travelers who keep coming back to explore with us and once you qualify and are enrolled, you will receive a number of benefits, including discounts on all future trips, advance notice of new trips, and more.

We look forward to welcoming you into the Lifelong Explorer family!

How do I qualify?

Once you've traveled on one National Geographic Private Jet Expedition or any combination of three National Geographic Expeditions* or National Geographic Journeys**, you will automatically qualify for enrollment in our Lifelong Explorer program. Once qualified, you will receive an email informing you of your new Lifelong Explorer status.

*National Geographic Expeditions include: Private Jet, Expedition Cruise, River Cruise, Signature Land and Private/Custom Expeditions

** National Geographic Journeys include: Journeys and Family Journeys

What are the benefits?

As a Lifelong Explorer, you'll enjoy the following benefits:

How will my benefits be applied?

When you make a new reservation by phone, be sure to inform the reservation agent that you are a Lifelong Explorer. If you reserve on our website, simply check the Lifelong Explorer box on the online reservation form. Your Lifelong Explorer discount will be applied to your final invoice after your eligibility has been verified.

General terms

  • Your Lifelong Explorer membership is a household benefit; anyone living at your address is eligible for the discount on his or her trip if you travel with them.
  • The discount applies only to the expedition cost of the trip; it does not apply to the cost of extensions, optional excursions, airfare, or any other costs not included in the expedition cost.
  • With a few exceptions, special offers only available to Lifelong Explorer members cannot be combined. For example, in instances where a special discount offer on a specific trip or departure is made available to Lifelong Explorers, the Lifelong Explorer member can choose to apply whichever discount is greater.
  • The Lifelong Explorer discount is not applicable towards National Geographic Student Expeditions.
  • The Lifelong Explorer discount only applies to trips and departures listed on our U.S./North America website. All National Geographic Expeditions booked through international websites are not eligible for the Lifelong Explorer discount.