We compile pre-safari information specific to your tailored safari.
We compile pre-safari information specific to your tailored safari. The documentation covers a list of preparations (passports, visa requirements, travel insurance, luggage allowances, monies, tipping guidelines etc), as well as notes on climate and clothing, a suggested list of what to pack, helpful notes on photography and finally, a booklist for general reading.
Visas -we would recommend obtaining visas in advance of travel for Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. We can obtain Kenya visas on-line on behalf of our guests. All detail pertaining to visas will be noted in your personalised Pre-Safari information.
We are not qualified to give medical advice. Please refer to your general practitioner/nurse or travel health advisory/medical centre for advice on current recommendations for inoculations and medication specific to your itinerary.
www.nathnac.org/travel – The National Travel Health Network and Centre provides health information for both health professionals and travellers, UK’s National Health
We provide 100% financial guarantees through our membership of ABTOT (No5324). ABTOT ask us to include the following explanation:
The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 for Bushbuck Safaris Ltd, and in the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for the following:
1 non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the UK;
2 non-flight packages commencing and returning to a country other than the UK; and
3 flight inclusive packages that commence outside of the UK, which are sold to customers outside of the UK.
1, 2 and 3 provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled. 1 and 3 provides for repatriation. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Bushbuck Safaris Ltd.
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The FCO has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates and their website gives the latest information and updates with travel advice on over 200 countries across the world including most of Africa. www.fco.gov.uk
Back-up on safari
Our service does not stop with your departure. Behind the scenes we track your movements to ensure you are receiving the very best service on your safari. In the unlikely event that you have any difficulties whilst you are away, we provide full emergency back-up through local representatives on the ground. Contacts are given in your final itinerary.
It is unbelievably refreshing that although 30 years may have passed, nothing has changed and we are delighted to be able to introduce some bold new mobile safaris from our private guides in Botswana. Each safari can be 3/4 nights and so happily several safaris can be included on one magic itinerary.
It's good news for Kenya, the spiritual home of safaris. Over 19 million voted in the August election and, although a re-vote will take place shortly, the mood is positive. The first vote showed that there has been a shift away from the politics of the opposition party.
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