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Welcome to an exclusive community of discerning travellers with curious minds and true explorer spirits.

Once you travel with Viking, you automatically become a member of the Viking Explorer Society. It’s a community of sophisticated travellers – people who like to expand their worldview by experiencing different cultures and ways of life all over the globe – travellers just like you.

The Viking Explorer Society is a community of sophisticated travellers – people who like to expand their worldview by experiencing different cultures and ways of life all over the globe – travellers just like you.


Welcome to the Viking Explorer Society.

Being a member of the Viking Explorer Society is hugely rewarding and entitles you to a number of benefits including:

  • Future cruise credit: Once you travel with Viking, you will receive a $200 discount on your next river or ocean cruise if you book within one year of your original cruise, or a $100 discount if you book within two years.
  • Members-only access: On your next Viking journey, you can attend members-only cocktail parties where you can mingle with the staff on board your ship, get to know your fellow Viking Explorer Society members and enjoy a complimentary cocktail.
  • Inside scoops: You will be among the first to find out about new Viking cruise ships and itineraries, so you will be able to secure your preferred departure date and choice of stateroom before they sell out.
  • Special offers: You will also be among the first to find out about Viking sales and special offers, as well as exclusive Viking Explorer Society offers and discounts.
  • Exclusive invitations: From time to time, you will be invited to Viking Explorer Society events in your city such as our wine tastings nights, movie premieres and special onboard events when our ships hit Australian and New Zealand shores.


Share the joy of travel

Travel is one of life’s great treasures and sharing it with others makes it that much more special. Recommend a river or ocean journey with Viking Cruises to a friend, family member, neighbour or colleague and you can both reap the rewards.

  • Receive $100 travel credit for each new-to-Viking traveller you refer. That is $200 for each referred couple. Credits are valid on reservations made within 12 months from issue.
  • Each referred person saves $100 per person on their first trip.
  • Earn a free cruise when you refer your thirteenth new-to-Viking friend within a calendar year.

Simply tell your friends about Viking and give them your customer number. When they call to book their trip, they tell us your name and customer number; you both receive your referral reward. To view detailed information about eligibility and restrictions, please download the Viking Referral Rewards guide.


Viking Explorer Society News

Viking Explorer Society News is your source for latest updates in the world of Viking as well as travel inspiration, interviews, recipes, plus cruising tips and tricks. Click on the issue covers below to catch up on what you may have missed.


Issue Eight - Spring 2020Issue Seven - Winter 2020Issue Six - Summer 2020
Explorer Society - Issue 8Explorer Society - Issue 7Explorer Society - Issue 6
Issue Five - Spring 2019Issue Four - Winter 2019Issue Three - Autumn 2019
Explorer Society - Issue 5Explorer Society - Issue 4Explorer Society - Issue 3
Issue Two - Summer 2019Issue One - Spring 2018
Explorer Society - Issue 2Explorer Society - Issue 1


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