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Terms & Conditions

Privacy

Holiday Destination Safaris will keep all personal information send us as strictly confidential and no personal information will be made available to third parties, unless indebted to do so by legal process.

Booking

In order to confirm our clients’ reservation, Holiday Destination requires a 50% deposit payment at the time of making the booking. The balance of payment is due 30 days prior to the commencement date of your itinerary. Bookings made within 30 days prior to departure are subject to full prepayment at the time of confirming the reservation.

Disclaimer

Holiday Destination Safaris, its employees, agents and associates will not be liable for any damage of whatsoever nature arising or resulting from the use of or inability to use this site or the information contained hereon, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damage.

Agreement

The information contained on this site is an invitation to do business and not an offer. If you forward an offer to us, Holiday Destination Safaris shall indicate their acceptance thereof by return mail. Holiday Destination Safaris acts herein as an agent for our respective business partners and therefore any agreement resulting from the acceptance of an order is deemed an agreement between the relevant business partner and yourself.

Alteration

The company reserves the right to alter arrangements on the route or to cancel the operation of a scheduled tour should conditions necessitate. It also reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of any tour at any time

Safety & Security: Normal precautions as in any other destination world-wide should be taken. Visitors are advised not to leave cash and valuables in their hotel rooms but to make use of safe deposit boxes and safes. One should never carry large sums in cash and women should keep a tight grip on handbags in crowds or busy streets. Jewelry snatching is quite common in city streets. As in all major cities walking alone or in small groups at night should be considered a hazard and avoided. Reliable taxis are available at all the principal hotels. Taking photographs is prohibited near military installations, policemen, the president, the national flag, the State House, state lodges, soldiers, prisons and prisoners etc. Seek assistance from your driver/guide before photographing local people & permission should be obtained.

Health & Medical Advice: The client shall confirm that he/she is medically fit, in good physical and mental health and is able to embark on the tour. Any client with a pre-existing medical condition or illness must declare such conditions to the company before commencement of the tour. Kenya & Tanzania requires a vaccination certificate against yellow fever. It is the client’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has the appropriate vaccinations. An anti-malarial prophylactic is highly recommended for all African countries. Please check with your doctor for advice on other vaccination precautions against typhoid, tetanus, polio, meningitis and hepatitis. Membership of the Flying Doctors Society is strongly recommended. In event of accident or sickness while on safari, the society will fly patients by air ambulance to Nairobi for admittance to hospital. A personal health insurance cover is strongly recommended.

Medical Supplies: All vehicles are equipped with first aid kit. It is advisable to travel with a small medical kit that includes any basic remedies you may need, such as antacids, painkillers, anti-histamines and cold remedies. Take along scissors, tweezers, and thermometer, lip salve, sun block, water purification tablets or drops, as well as your preferred brands of toiletries and cosmetics. Also take a torch and a pocket knife.

Travel Insurance: We advise clients to take a Travel Insurance cover before taking any safari.
Checklist for tour: A passport that is valid for six months beyond the intended length of stay, Entry Visas to Kenya and Tanzania, Return Air Ticket, Travel Insurance, Medical Cover, comfortable clothing & shoes, insect repellant, Camera, Adapter plugs, convertors for electrical devices, Sun glasses, hat, sun screen, Binoculars, Basic medical kit, light rain gear & Money for souvenirs.

Accommodation is based on per person sharing a twin/double/triple room or tent. Single rooms are available at an additional cost and all rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Children travelling with Parents: 2 years and below sharing a room with an adult is free of charge. Whilst sharing a room with one or two adults, children ages 3 to 12 years are charged 50% of per person sharing. Two children ages 11 years and below are charged 75% of per person sharing each.