Ahhhh the mystery and allure of Africa – what an enticing, exciting and interesting continent…..
For the majority of visitors the “Africa bug” is contagious and they return again and again to their yearning for our great open spaces, friendly people and diverse creatures – great & small!
African Secrets Travel is born out of a passion for this special place we call home, and to share our experience with adventurous travelers from all over the world, in addition to encouraging conservation awareness & uplifting communities.
To those who have been bitten by the African travel bug and wish to return, you will not find a group of more well traveled & enthusiastic explorers to suggest new remote corners of Africa for your next trip.
We are a dynamic team of specialists from every aspect of the travel industry; boasting a combined and impressive knowledge.
Over 15 years of travel planning experience with one of the biggest luxury tour operators in Africa; a dynamic couple with 20 years owning restaurants and the last 25 years hands-on managing & owning Luxury Lodges within South Africa mixed together with a passion for flying & exploring, lastly an experienced consultant with a field guide background, including several years working into class lodges. Add to that our dynamic marketing and finance team, we are ready to bring you to Africa.
Our operations & consultancy teams are based on the ground in South Africa, with satellite offices in both Cape Town and Johannesburg and our head office & finance department is in Mauritius. We are proud to offer our clients a bespoke travel planning experience with 24/7 contact on the ground in Africa – available to all our guests before and during travel.
There is absolutely no charge for our services, our dream is to bring you to experience the magic for yourself!
CONFIRMATION & PAYMENT TERMS
All clients must supply a copy of passport to confirm package. This is also necessary to book flights.
Payment options by secure online credit card facility or direct deposit.
More than 60 DAYS PRIOR : 30% deposit on ground services and all flights prepaid in full
Balance due 60 days prior to travel
Less than 60 DAYS PRIOR : Full prepayment to secure
CANCELLATION POLICY & TRAVEL INSURANCE
Trip cancellation varies from service provider to service provider and each cancellation case is handled according to the service provider cancelation policy. It is important to note that most lodges will charge 50% to full cancellation up to 2 months prior to travel in high season, while hotels are a little more flexible.
To take the guesswork out of cancellation policies we insist our clients take out comprehensive travel insurance, particularly over peak season, and will assist with contacts for quotations where necessary