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Safari in Style: Your own plane, private pilot / guide, red carpet rollout, private headsets for inflight guiding, and executive seating!

If you are planning a luxury safari then you may want to consider flying with your own private pilot / …

Safari Travelers Beware – Botswana Bans Plastic Bags

The Botswana Government will ban the use of plastic bags effective November 1, 2018. Visitors to Botswana are therefore advised to …

Emirates Hotel Voucher – Don’t Leave Your Flight Check-in Without It

I fly Emirates from the USA to Africa regularly and when I have a long’ish Dubai connection (longer than 6 hours …

Taking Prescription Medicines on Safari – My Opinion Based on 25+ Years African Travel

There is a lot of talk online about people being stopped at airports / borders in Africa for prescription drugs… in particular …

Africa Specialist… not so much.

Received an email from Fly South African Airways Vacations and had to shake my head…   As you can see …

New Private Jet Service to Singita Sabi Sands!

Ultimate Africa clients can now fly by private jet from Johannesburg to Singita Sabi Sands – our favorite luxury safari …

New Flight – Fly Direct New York to Kenya!

Starting October 30, 2018 Kenya Airways will fly from New York’s JFK Airport direct to Nairobi, Kenya in East Africa …

South African Airways Fare Sale!

South African Airways is having a fare sale!   Fly roundtrip from Washington DC or New York to Johannesburg, South Africa: …

New 2018 Mombo Camp

New Safari Camps and Lodges for 2018

The main photo of above is an artist rendering of the new Mombo Camp which is set to open mid …

Wilderness Safaris Buys Air Botswana – or Not!

Over the last several months we have been following Wilderness Safaris’ bid to purchase Air Botswana and this past Friday …

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