In Appreciation of our Loyal Travelers

The Lifelong Explorer program is designed to recognize our travelers who keep coming back to explore with us. Once you've traveled on three National Geographic Expeditions, and/or Journeys, you'll qualify for enrollment in our Lifelong Explorer Program and receive a number of benefits, including discounts on all future trips, plus many more benefits.

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

How do I qualify?

Once you've traveled on three National Geographic Expeditions and/or National Geographic Journeys or traveled on one National Geographic Private Jet trip, you will automatically qualify for enrollment in our Lifelong Explorer program.

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 membership; anyone living at your address is eligible for the discount on his or her trip.
  • 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 particular trip 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.