We require a deposit equal to 50%* of the tour price to confirm advance bookings and the balance is payable within 8 weeks before departure according to instructions from our Sales Office.
1. Credit card
We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Diners Club. We have installed a secure online payment facility for Visa & Mastercard. Clients using these cards will receive instructions with their Provisional Reservation Form.
Otherwise, please use the Debit Authorisation Form below and fax to our secure office number +27 86 647 9611
Kindly requested to fill out our Debit Authorisation Form - type in your card details, print, sign & fax back to our office or scan & send it as an email attachment. Once the deposit is paid, confirmation will be emailed to you.
Clients may transfer payment into our PayPal account - please contact our office for more info.
This is a good choice if you are using USD currency but not with other currencies.
You can pay for your reservation through Exchange4Free which is a South African owned and run global foreign exchange and payments company - please contact our office for more info.
4. International Bank Transfer
Please request our banking details plus Swift code & arrange payment via your bank.
To be signed by passengers on departure of all tours.
within 56 days prior to departure will incur a cancellation fee between 80 -100 % of the tour price. Many services are paid in advance & we are bound by the Cancellation Policy of our suppliers such as S A National Parks . There will be no refund on unused services or meals on tour.
ALTERATIONS TO TOURS:
The company reserves the right to change the itinerary or accommodation should conditions necessitate such alteration. Transportation will be in an air-conditioned 7 seater microbus, MPV or larger microbus according to the number of passengers
On small group tours, passengers are normally allowed one suitcase & one overnight bag so kindly advise our office if you have excess baggage
Whilst Wildlife Safaris ( Pty ) Ltd. their employees and / or agents will take every care against such contingencies, they cannot be held responsible for any delays or missing of onward travel arrangements by air, road or rail and shall be exempt from any liability for any loss, damage or injury to any person and / or his / her luggage or personal property .
Passengers are strongly advised to arrange their own travel insurance against cancellation, delays, interruption of tour, personal accident, medical expenses & loss of baggage. This also applies to passengers travelling on Frequent Flyer Miles programmes.
Although attacks by wild animals are rare , clients are reminded that many of the animals & reptiles they will see are potentially dangerous. Wildlife Safaris & their guides, contracted tour operators, selected private safari lodges & national parks cannot be held liable for any injuries caused during an incident involving the behaviour of wild animals.
Passengers partaking in game drives by open safari vehicle or foot safaris conducted in Kruger National Park as well as many private game reserves, will be required to sign an indemnity form.
Anti-malaria precautions are recommended for visitors to Kruger Park mainly during the rainy season from October to May . These include protective clothing, insect repellent & if you wish to take medication , we recommend Malarone
Female clients who are pregnant should discuss their condition with the Sales consultant.
Malaria medication such as Malarone is not recommended for pregnant ladies. Bumpy roads and sudden stops for animals crossing the road are another consideration.
Please advise us if you require a special diet such as vegetarian or if you suffer from a particular medical condition such as diabetes.
PHOTOS & REVIEWS:
We request your permission to use any photos submitted to our office after you have travelled on tour for subsequent marketing purposes of Wildlife Safaris. We welcome your Reviews on SafariBookings.com, Trip Advisor or our Facebook page
If you are happy with the services provided by your driver / guide, a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry throughout South Africa. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
Ensure that you have the correct visa for South Africa .
Please check that you have 2 empty pages in your passport for the SA authorities . This excludes the back cover of your passport. Otherwise you might easily be prevented from boarding a flight to South Africa . This will lead to cancellation or delay of your visit to SA & the insurance company will probably not refund you because you are considered to be negligent. Your passport should be should be valid for at least 6 months after you are due to leave South Africa .
Families travelling with children under the age of 18 years must check on regulations from 01 October 2014. We are expecting changes to visa requirements and proof of birth certificates designed to prevent child abuse.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION:
Please take note that the South African authorities at airports or other points of entry, require overseas visitors coming from countries infected with yellow fever ( including South America & Central Africa ) to have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate . This also applies to travellers who have been to these countries in transit - for example if you fly from USA via South America & on to South Africa . It is not possible to obtain a yellow fever vaccination on arrival in South Africa . The certificate should be dated at least 10 days prior to arrival here & is valid for 10 years. This is a serious warning & travellers will be refused entry to South Africa if they do not comply .
LINK : http://www.southafrica.info/
Revised September 2016