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Zanzibar

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Latest News, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Zanzibar – Important Updates We would like to informal travellers heading to Zanzibar that as of the 1st July 2015, the Zanzibar Revenue Board (ZRB) has announced the immediate    implementation of a new “Infrastructure Tax”. The aim of this tax is to improve / strengthen the infrastructure of Zanzibar including those which are tourism related. The disbursement for all guests will be  US$1 per person per day and will be shown on and charged directly on the hotel bill. The tax is applicable to both adults and children. In order to avoid misunderstandings with our guests,...

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Botswana immigration regulations

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Latest News, News | 0 comments

Please be advised that Botswana Immigration are now enforcing similar visa regulations to South Africa, applicable to all minors entering andexiting Botswana. Whilst these have been “in place” for some time, they are only now starting to enforce them in order to support the regional anti-child trafficking efforts.  The key difference between South Africa and Botswana is that South Africa requires the unabridged birth certificate while Botswana does not.  Secondly, Botswana will accept both the original or a certified copy.  (South Africa requires an original copy) At this time,...

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Uganda single entry visa increase

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Latest News, News | 0 comments

Please not that with immediate effect, Uganda Government has increased the cost of a single entry visa to US$100. for more information on the visa fee increase, log on to: http://www.immigration.go.ug/media/new-fees-and-payment-system-services-directorate-citizenship-and-immigration-control For all those looking to go on a gorilla safari to Uganda, please note the visa fee increase.

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Kenya Government launches new eCitizen online visa service

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Latest News, News | 0 comments

As of July 1st 2015, the Government of Kenya will introduce a new electronic visa application system (eCitizen) for tourists and travellers wishing to enter Kenya. eCitizen is an easy-to-use and efficient e-visa service where all nationals requiring a visa can log onto the online portal and apply for their Kenya entry visa before they travel.  This process will become compulsory from the 1st September 2015, however there will be a two-month changeover process until the end of August 2015. During the changeover process, travellers will still have the option of purchasing their visa upon...

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Who’s your daddy ? – happy fathers day!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in Articles, Latest News | 0 comments

Who’s your daddy ? – happy fathers day!

 Who’s your daddy – well if you’re a gorilla, it doesn’t really matter. Even on fathers day! The silverback is lord of his group and head of his family. He’s an impressive creature weighing around 180 kg’s. His chief role is to protect his family from danger. He decides when, where and how fast they move camp, pacing the day’s travel to accommodate the sick or injured. Being the daddy gorilla it doesn’t really matter as it isn’t important for male gorillas when it comes to their relationships with the kids; it’s their rank in the...

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Travelling to South Africa with kids

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Latest News, News | 0 comments

IMPORTANT VISA NEWS  As of the 1st June 2015, those travelling to South Africa with kids will need to make sure they are well prepared.  The South African Government has introduced new visa regulations for families travelling with children will come into effect.   The new laws will apply to everyone travelling to and from South Africa – both citizens and foreigners alike with children 18 years and younger.  The new law means that all children under 18 will need an unabridged birth certificate as well as a passport when leaving or entering the country. For more details on what is...

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