Category: Travel Tips

Tanzania Enacts New Visa-On-Arrival Process

Tanzania Enacts New Visa-On-Arrival Process

In August 2019 the Tanzanian government enacted a new visa-on-arrival handling process at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), effective immediately. The process is cumbersome, and involves standing in three different lines, adding a significant amount of time to arrivals. With this change in place, it is our recommendation that all clients entering through JRO obtain a visa prior to departure, either by applying at the embassy or consulate, or processing the visa online.

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Brazil Abolishes Visa Program: What Does It Mean?

Brazil Abolishes Visa Program: What Does It Mean?

As of June 17, 2019, Brazil is finally eliminating its costly visa program. This means citizens from the United States, Canada, Japan, and Australia will no longer have to pay $160 per person in advance to visit to Brazil. Make no mistake: this is a game changer for travel to Latin America and even more of a reason you should put Brazil on your travel radar.

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Women's Safari Packing List

Women’s Safari Packing List

Our clients often ask us what they should pack for a safari. Our women’s safari packing list gives you a good guideline for a 10-14 day safari in southern and eastern Africa (excluding a Kilimanjaro hike). The number one thing to consider when packing for a safari is to avoid overpacking. Small chartered flights on safari adhere to strict weight restrictions for all luggage.

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