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Huge Discounts on Africa Overland Trips - Even Get One Free!

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
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Buy one of the following Africa Overland trips in September, depart in either September or October, and GET ANOTHER SEAT FREE! Buy one of these trips in September, depart in either November or December and get 20% off the tour price! Buy one of these trips in September and depart anytime before the 1st June 2011 and get 12.5% off the tour price! hwange.sunsetelephantcrop

Doesn't get much better than that!

Kenya, Uganda and Gorilla Trek - 18 days from Nairobi

KT Adventure - 13 days from Nairobi

East Africa Southbound - 22 days from Dar Es Salaam

Southern Safari - 31 days from Nairobi

Namib Desert Safari - 11 days from Windhoek

Southern Africa Adventure - 19 days from Livingstone/Victoria Falls

Vic Falls and Kruger Highlights - 6 days from Livingstone/Victoria Falls

Nairobi to Livingstone - 24 days from Nairobi

Namib Desert Explorer - 11 days from Cape Town

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Contact the team at OverlandingAfrica.com for all Africa Overland trips and advice! ** Subject to the following terms and conditions: - Both travellers must travel on the same trip and departure date to qualify for a free seat - Normal Local Payments apply - Subject to OverlandingAfrica.com standard Booking Terms and Conditions

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5 Tips for Choosing a Discounted African Safari

Thursday, July 1st, 2010
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For many travellers finding discounted African safari packages may well be the only way for them to experience the wonders of safari in Africa. With the recession still fresh in many consumers' minds, and constant price hikes, travel is sometimes classed as a 'luxury', and many simply do not feel able to afford a travel experience such as a safari - especially students, singles or other budget conscious travellers. With a bit of know-how however, and a few good tips on how to find affordable safaris in Africa, anyone can experience the thrills, adventure and spectacular wildlife of a safari in some of Africa's top regions. Try these tips to learn more about how you can make your African safari dream into a reality:

1.    Consider overland tours rather than luxury tours Overland tours offer one of the most affordable safari options allowing you to save on expenses such as luxury lodges and added frills. Travelling by overlanding trucks, most overland experiences offer camping accommodation or very basic accommodation rather than high-end accommodation. With a range of tour duration options, from short trips to intensive Trans Africa tours that take you from Cape to Cairo, there is something to suit all tastes ensuring a highly memorable and affordable way to enjoy a safari in Africa.

2.    Don't take chances with unknown tour operators While it may be tempting to try a small, fly by night travel agency, this may end up costing you far more in the long run. Many unsuspecting travellers have been lured by the thought of a good deal only to find themselves stranded at the airport with no tickets, no money and no way of finding the agent that sold them a fake discounted African safari package. Only registered, licensed and reputable tour agencies should ever be consulted, and if you are unsure, rather listen to your instincts and try a good agency instead. Do your homework online, check testimonials and don't ever part with your money until you are certain that they are not trying to scam you.

3.    Speak to a tour agency to learn about seasonal specials Once you have found a registered and good tour agency, find out if they are running any seasonal specials. High season for overland tours can be more expensive; while low season may often have cheaper prices all round. Tour operators can advise you on the best options to suit your budget and can also recommend travel packages that may appeal to you, to help you find a tour that is good for the pocket as well as meeting your requirements.

4.    Choose your tour destination carefully You may want to visit all of Africa's top safari destinations, from South Africa to Namibia, Kenya, Botswana or Mozambique, however realistically speaking it makes more financial sense to choose one country for a shorter tour. Countries such as Botswana or Namibia offer a wide diversity of wildlife and birdlife, with different landscapes found across each region. You will be able to get all the benefits of a full safari, with the added advantage of a more affordable overland tour as you are staying within one area.

5.    Consider a short tour You can save a huge deal by opting for a short tour of a week or 10 days rather than a full blown tour. This will allow you to enjoy game viewing, bird watching and many other activities, without forking out thousands for a long safari. This is one of the simplest ways to enjoy discounted African safaris.

For Africa Overland Trips and discounted African safari packages contact the team at OverlandingAfrica.com.

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Overland Tours - The Secret to Finding Discounted African Safaris

Friday, May 14th, 2010
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One of the biggest attractions of overland tours is that they allow you to travel even on a tight budget.

That Africa safari, is now made possible! With the recession still fresh in many consumers' minds, and the huge costs involved with travel these days, it can be hard to know where to go to find a great travel deal - especially for those who have longed to visit Africa, but simply don't have the funds for an expensive tour package.

To help travellers find their perfect safari even on a shoestring budget, here are some excellent tips to help find affordable safaris, whatever your budget may be:

1.    Research There are hundreds of discounted African safaris out there, just waiting for you to try. A simple web search on Google will bring up loads of results - try searching for discounted safaris in Africa, and you will get pages of results that you can check out and compare to find the discounted safaris that best suit your budget and travel needs.

2.    Off season safaris Generally, peak season overland tours tend to never be discounted, with the off or low season safaris offering great discounts. Africa is situated in the southern hemisphere, which means that summer takes place between December and February - a time that coincides with school holidays across the continent, as well as peak tourist season as many flock to warmer areas to escape the cold winter in the northern hemisphere. Winter on the other hand is low season in Africa, and with less tourists, prices tend to drop. Game viewing is still excellent during winter months, and bird watching is also fairly good, so travellers will still be able to get the full African safari benefits, even if it may be a bit quieter with more rain during these months.

3.    Tour groups Solo travel has its advantages, but group travel offers far more benefits - especially in terms of prices. Overland groups are the best way to enjoy discounted African safaris, cutting down costs and also adding to the Africa safari experience by allowing you to meet new people, and enjoy a thrilling and rewarding overland adventure. More often than not, you will be able to save thousands when travelling with a group, especially if you choose a low budget camping tour option that stays overnight at camp sites and other cheap accommodation venues rather than luxury lodges and hotels.

4.    Tour planning You may want to visit almost every country in Africa in one round trip, but realistically, you would be far better off planning carefully and choosing one or two countries that are located fairly near to each other. Each country in Africa offers incredible overland tour options, with abundant game, bird life, culture and activities to be found in almost every region. Choose one of the top overland destinations such as Kenya, Tanzania or Namibia, or focus on a longer safari that covers East African countries or Southern African countries, and you will get the full African feel, at a fraction of the cost of a Cape to Cairo trip.

5.    Short tours To find the best budget safaris, you will also need to ask around to find the best tour options. If you have always dreamed of going on an Africa safari, but can't afford a full tour, look for a short tour or even a day tour that departs from a specific location in Africa. If you are staying in South Africa on holiday for example, you could look for short tours that depart from South Africa to Namibia, Botswana or Zambia for instance, ensuring a short but rewarding discounted African safari.

For information about these tours and much more contact the team at OverlandingAfrica.com!

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Awesome May Discounts on Africa Overland Trips!

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010
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So here is the deal.... Book any of the selected Africa overland trips in May, and travel any time before January 2011 and you get 10% off the tour price!

Easy right...?

It gets better! Bring a mate and get 12.5% off! Bring 2 mates and get 15% off! Bring 3 mates and get 17.5% off!

* Discount applies to tour price only and is for travellers booking together on the same departure date.

Check it out here...

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Discounts and Specials - February is HOT!

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
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We have specials and discounted overland trips coming out our ears! Well not really our ears... you know what I mean.

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20% off selected overland trips if you book in February and travel before 31 December 2010!

As a very good Tour Leader friend of mine says: "Come to Africa!

Do it do it do it do it do it, woop woop!". (She is English... and a bit crazy... and all her passengers call her Mum even though she is only25 and has no kids... but she knows what she is on about!) So here is your chance!

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September Specials - 50% off Africa Budget Tours

Friday, September 4th, 2009
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The world has gone crazy!! Book your overland 'trip of a lifetime' in September and get 10 to 50% off selected departure dates.

That's right - 50% OFF!! Check it out right now!

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