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WHAT IS EMBARQ PLATFORM?

EmbarQ is a tool to coauthor your cruise. It is a bridge from virtual planning to real cruising. 

Building your own route. You can choose a boutique ship or a yacht and create your own cruise itinerary as a team leader, or join one of the teams already at play. 

Travelling with like-minders. Fellow travelers get to know each other before departure in the process of planning their cruise.

Planning daily adventures together with co-travelers by voting.  Think up your daily adventures, discuss in chats, put them up for team voting.

You can earn fair discounts. Teams who fill up the whole ship, win the biggest prize, but there are more options for all.

 

You can donate a part of your discount to charity. 

You can use your discount to buy verified products  from our trusted partners.

FAQ

Q - What is Embarq?

A - It is a service platform for sailing cruise and charter travellers.

 

Q - What Embarq does?

A - On Embarq you can choose a ship or yacht for your trip, create your own sailing route, plan activities for each day and assemble or join a team of like-minders to travel with you. 

 

Q - What can I do without logging in?

A - Unauthorized users cannot create routes, join teams, and leave reviews for activities or add new activities, but can read all the information available on the website.  

 

Q - Where can I sail?

A - Our geography is constantly expanding. At the moment we operate across the whole Eastern Meditarrenean: Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia and Italy. 

 

Q - How many co-travellers can I take with me?

A - Please check the capacity of the chosen yacht. Largest discounts act on full ship booking with alternatives being joining teams on the same ship or other vessel, or going to our regular cruises.

 

Q - How many co-travellers is enough to start the trip?

A - At least half the capacity of the chosen ship. Alternatively, you can join forces with other teams.  

 

Q - How many co-travellers do I need in the team to start planning the trip's schedule?

A - No limit. Once the captain's route is approved by us during the first moderation, the team should start gathering. However, the planning can begin after 2 weeks from that time for any team size. The captain fills and shows his initial ideas for activities right from the start of gathering the team. 

 

Q - How does my trip get approved?

A - Team captain fsubmits the desired route for the first moderation, then a second time after gathering the team and submitted schedule as well.  



Q - Who builds the team's route? 

A - Team captain builds and edits the route. The rest of the team can suggest minor adjustments before our final moderation. 

 

Q - How to build the route?

A - The route is created via an interactive map in the trip builder by connecting islands and ports on the map in a chain. 

 

Q - How do I plan what to do during the trip?

A - You choose and add activities to our schedule from our suggestions, or suggest your own activity or vote for others’ ideas within your team. 

 

Q - How do I communicate with my team?

A - All team communication happens in the Facebook and Whatsapp chats and groups that are created by the team’s captain. 

 

Q - How do I find travellers for my team?

A - You can browse the list with INVITE ME posts from individual users and invite people through sharing your route and schedule on your social media of choice. Also non-team users can be attracted by your team post on Embarq and join you this way.   

 

Q - Can I choose my cabin, if I am not a captain?  

A - Team captain has the first priority in choosing the cabin on the chosen yacht, but team members can also choose their cabin themselves with a prior discussion within the team in team’s Facebook group and/or team’s WhatsUp chat.  

 

Q - How do I pay for my trip?

A - Please contact the ship owner company of the chosen vessel. Common options are bank transfer, invoices and online card payments. 

 

Q - How can I be sure that the whole team will pay for the trip?

A - For the team to go forward after moderation, team members pay deposits, equaling to part of their cabin cost. 

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