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Before You Go

There are lots of things to consider and prepare for before heading off on your overland trip to Africa. These pages are designed to make sure your africa holiday runs as smoothly as it can, from booking to setting off. With advice on passports and visas, health, travel money, what to pack and travel insurance you can spend a few minutes looking for all the nitty gritty information that you may need.

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Whenever you go on holiday to Africa, it's a good idea to be as prepared as you can be. The pages below give you handy travel tips on Africa, car hire, and how to think green while on your overland tour.


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