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Terms and Conditions:

The following Terms & Conditions apply to:

All travel related services and accommodation
inside South Africa but outside the National Parks.

All products represented are subject to availability at time of booking. Practical advice and details on dress, weather, etc, shall be provided after the reservations have been made.

There are no extra costs incurred when booking accommodation through us and you, the traveler, benefit as you receive personal value added service from our friendly and experienced consultants. We love our business and it shows in our commitment to you, the traveler.

AMENDMENT FEE

A minimum of R50.00 per booking will be charged for changes / amendments made within 45 days prior to travel.

CANCELLATIONS CLAUSE

Land Arrangements:

  • If canceling any booking or part thereof up to 65 days prior to arrival, the deposit will be forfeited.
  • If canceling any booking or part thereof between 50 days and 65 days there is a 50% cancellation fee.
  • If canceling any booking or part thereof within 50 days travel, there is a 100% cancellation fee.

Flight Arrangements:

  • There is a 25% cancellation fee for discounted tickets plus R90.00 per ticket.
  • Normal economy class tickets (i.e. no discount) have an administration fee of R120.00 per ticket.

Car Hire Arrangements:

  • If canceling any booking within 1 week of travel, there is a cancellation fee of 1 day’s rental.


E & OE (errors & omissions excepted)

MALARIA

Please note that you are advised to take malaria precautions when going into a malaria area. Please consult your doctor on this.
For up to date advice on malaria; a map of affected areas and other health precautions, visit the following website http://www.malaria.org.za

MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel insurance is strongly advised. You should be covered in the event of cancellation or curtailment, death, any medical or rescue expenses, as well as for any loss of baggage, money or personal items.
Zimbabwe is excluded for cancellation & curtailment cover.

PAYMENT

Once reservations have been confirmed, a non-refundable deposit of 25% is required to hold reservations. Full payment is required 8 weeks prior to travel and 45 days for groups.

Rates quoted in a foreign currency (e.g. USD) will be converted into ZAR at the applicable exchange rate at the time of payment.

Variable rates e.g. air fares; conservation levies etc. are subject to change without prior notification.

Do not e-mail your credit card details over the Internet as this could result in fraud beyond our control.

Kindly refrain from depositing CASH, as it attracts banking fees, which will be for you own account.

Telegraphic Transfers: you are responsible for all the bank levies, which are to be advised by your bank.

TIPPING/GRATUITIES

Tipping and gratuities are not included in the cost of your safari/tour. You are welcome to tender an amount to the staff & guides. The average acceptable gratuity is 10% for services rendered.

VISAS

Please ensure that you have the correct visas for the countries you are visiting. To determine whether you require a visa to enter South Africa, visit the comprehensive South African Home Affairs Department website at: http://home-affairs.pwv.gov.za.


You are required to have a minimum of 2 blank pages in your passport to enable the entry visa into South Africa to be issued. If there is insufficient space in the passport, entry will be denied and you are likely to be detained pending return to your country of origin.

VOUCHERS

On receipt of your full payment, a detailed itinerary will be provided electronically, with vouchers, directions and what to see and do in areas being explored.

This booking and eventual contract between the client and TOURSA shall be deemed to be concluded in Cape Town, Republic of South Africa; and shall be interpreted according to the laws of the Republic of South Africa. In the event of any action hereunder, the Supreme Court of South Africa (Cape Town Local Division) shall have jurisdiction in regard thereto, not-with-standing that the amount of the claim may be within the jurisdiction of the Magistrate's Court.

SATSA MEMBERSHIP NUMBER 645 / SAACI MEMBERSHIP NUMBER S0828

 

The following Terms & Conditions apply to:

All travel related services and accommodation OUTSIDE of South Africa.

All products represented are subject to availability at time of booking. Practical advice and details on dress, weather, etc, shall be provided after the reservations have been made.

There are no extra costs incurred when booking accommodation through us and you, the traveler, benefit as you receive personal value added service from our friendly and experienced consultants. We love our business and it shows in our commitment to you, the traveler.

AGE LIMIT

The minimum age allowed for young guests varies according to the choice of game lodge.

AMENDMENT FEE

There will be a minimum charge of R50.00 per booking for changes / amendments made within 1 month prior to travel.

CANCELLATIONS CLAUSE

Land Arrangements:

  • If canceling any booking or part thereof up to 65 days prior to arrival, the deposit will be forfeited.
  • If canceling any booking or part thereof between 50 days and 65 days there is a 50% cancellation fee.
  • If canceling any booking or part thereof within 50 days travel, there is a 100% cancellation fee.

Flight Arrangements:

  • There is a 25% cancellation fee for discounted tickets plus R90.00 per ticket.
  • Normal economy class tickets (i.e. no discount) have an administration fee of R120.00 per ticket.

Car Hire Arrangements:

  • If canceling any booking within 1 week of travel, there is a cancellation fee of 1 day’s rental.

E & OE (errors & omissions excepted)

LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE

For safety and because space is restricted, baggage in charter aircrafts is limited to 10kg, comprising one soft luggage bag and a reasonable amount of photographic equipment per person.

MALARIA

Please note that you are advised to take malaria precautions when going into a malaria area. Please consult your doctor on this.

MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE

It is compulsory for you to be insured for personal effects, personal accident, medical and emergency travel expenses, cancellation and curtailment. Ensure that you are covered before arriving in Southern Africa, as insurance cover is not obtainable locally.
Zimbabwe is excluded for cancellation and curtailment cover.

PAYMENT

Once reservations have been confirmed, a non-refundable deposit of 25% is required to hold reservations. Full payment is required 8 weeks prior to travel and 45 days for groups.

Rates quoted in a foreign currency (e.g. USD) will be converted into ZAR at the applicable exchange rate at the time of payment.

Variable rates e.g. air fares; conservation levies etc. are subject to change without prior notification.

Do not e-mail your credit card details over the Internet as this could result in fraud beyond our control.

Kindly refrain from depositing CASH, as it attracts banking fees, which will be for you own account.

Telegraphic Transfers: you are responsible for all the bank levies, which are to be advised by your bank.

TIPPING/GRATUITIES

Tipping and gratuities are not included in the cost of your safari/tour. You are welcome to tender an amount to the staff & guides.
The average acceptable gratuity is 10% for services rendered.

VISAS

The onus is upon the guest to ensure that passports and visas are valid for the countries visited. The company, their staff and their agents cannot be held liable for any visas not held by the guests nor for the cost of visas.

VOUCHERS

On receipt of your full payment, a detailed itinerary will be provided electronically, with vouchers, directions and what to see and do in areas being explored.

This booking and eventual contract between the client and TOURSA shall be deemed to be concluded in Cape Town, Republic of South Africa; and shall be interpreted according to the laws of the Republic of South Africa. In the event of any action hereunder, the Supreme Court of South Africa (Cape Town Local Division) shall have jurisdiction in regard thereto, not-with-standing that the amount of the claim may be within the jurisdiction of the Magistrate's Court.

SATSA MEMBERSHIP NUMBER 645 / SAACI MEMBERSHIP NUMBER S0828