Beginning October 1, there will be changes to the New Zealand entry requirements. Most visitors traveling to New Zealand will need to request a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) to enter the country. This new travel document joins the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy implemented earlier this year, and both will be making a positive impact on New Zealand’s future.
A handy tipping guide for everything you ever wanted to know about tipping, but hesitate to ask. Learning the ins-and-outs of tipping ahead of your journey is an important part of pre-travel prep.
At Ker & Downey, we pride ourselves in equipping our traveled clients the best travel services available today to ensure every journey is seamless and worry-free. In our continued efforts to further enhance these services, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Global Rescue, the world’s leading membership organization providing medical, security, evacuation, travel risk, and crisis management services.
Going on safari and not sure what to bring? Get some ideas with our men’s safari packing list, suggested for a 10-14 day safari in southern and eastern Africa.
Air travel might be the most stressful part of any trip. Ker & Downey’s Air Department shares 9 packing tips for getting through the airport quickly… and getting on with your travels without the stress.
The people in Ker & Downey’s Air Department have a combined 95 years in the travel industry, so they know a thing or two about air travel, and what you should do to help start your trip off on the right foot.
Whether you are planning a trip in the new year or just daydreaming, these 2018 travel trends are sure to make your wayfaring heart swoon.
In September Travel Photographer Austin Mann traveled to Rwanda and Tanzania with Ker & Downey to test drive the new Apple iPhone 7/7 Plus. We caught up with Austin to chat about his trip with Ker & Downey and one of his favorite shots from the project. This shot comes from Volcanoes National Park, where I found myself standing with a family of gorillas in the wild. Our trackers were just around the corner and had indicated there were a bunch hanging out together ahead. I was walking toward them and just about to come around the bend when I […]
Ker & Downey President David Marek, an avid photographer, visited Mara Plains Camp in 2013 and asked two professional photographers to share their photography tips for the Ker & Downey clients. Update: To see how the new iPhone 7/7 Plus perform on a safari, click here. Recently I had the opportunity to spend some quality time at Mara Plains Camp; the luxury safari property owned by Great Plains Conservation. One of the truly unique things they do for guests during their stay is provide them with a Canon 7D or 50D camera with 100-400 f4 lens and also with a […]