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Free Safari Flights in Botswana – Yes you read it correctly.

Wilderness Safaris is offering free safari flights within Botswana!   Stay 6 nights at Wilderness Safaris camps in Botswana and …

New Visa Process at Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Airport

With immediate effect Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Airport has changed the process of issuing visas on arrival. What was a fairly simple …

Paid Your Air Tickets by Credit Card Direct with the Airlines? Be Forewarned…

Here at Ultimate Africa we do our utmost to make sure our clients trips go off without a hitch… of …

Tanzania / Kenya Safari – Should I Travel During Rainy Season to Save Money?

Safaris are expensive and clients often ask if it makes sense to plan a Kenya / Tanzania safari during the …

South Africa Updates Child Travel Entry Requirements – But Bring Your Children’s Birth Certificates Anyway!

Good news – changes to the Unabridged Birth Certificate requirements have now been gazetted by the South African Government and …

United to Fly Direct New York to Cape Town!

Starting December 15, 2019 United Airlines will offer a 3 times a week service, nonstop, between New York/Newark Liberty International …

Johannesburg Airport Bans Irregular Shaped Bags / Luggage

MAY 9 , 2019 UPDATE:   Bongiwe Pityi-Vokwana, General Manager of Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport, says there is no …

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 …

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