• Our 2020 travel destination is... South Africa!

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  • The adventure begins April 8th, 2020!

    $3950 + GST for Members
    $4150 + GST for Non-Members

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    11-day Itinerary At A Glance:

    April 8th & 9th - Overnight flight to South Africa

    April 10th - Arrive in Johannesburg and enjoy free time to explore the resort

    April 11th - Start your day with a 3-hour morning safari through the beautiful Pilanesberg National Park. Will you see the Big Five? Spend your afternoon on an optional 3-hour safari or enjoy free time

    April 12th - If you're still craving safari adventure - we've got one last opportunity for you! Enjoy another optional 3-hour morning safari or free time. Enjoy free time in the afternoon

    April 13th - Enjoy your day at leisure or participate in optional tours, including a Hot Air Balloon Safari and a Bush Walk

    April 14th - Enjoy your day at leisure or participate in optional tours, including Quad Biking and Leeto-Kgolo Village Tour

    April 15th - After breakfast, take a domestic flight to Cape Town. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore

    April 16th - The highlight of today is a tour of Robben Island, weather permitting

    April 17th - We're told that Cape Town has exceptional wine! Wine lovers rejoice as today will include a full day Cape Winelands Tour

    April 18th - Enjoy your day at leisure or participate in optional tours, including Cape Town Helicopter Experience, Table Mountain Cable Car or a Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour

    April 19th - Head to the airport for your flight back to Vancouver

    Tour Package Includes:

    • International flights from Vancouver
    • Domestic flight from Johannesburg - Cape Town
    • 9 nights accommodation
    • Arrival and departure airport transfers
    • Daily breakfast
    • Safari drives are mentioned in the itinerary
    • Transportation in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
    • English-speaking local guides
    • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
    • Robben Island visit (For more information, please visit: http://www.robben-island.org.za/)
    • Winelands full day tour


    Insurance:


    Passengers are responsible for getting their own travel insurance. We recommend that all travelers get both medical travel insurance and trip cancellation travel insurance.

    If the trip is cancelled due to civil unrest, war, natural calamity, travel ban or visa cancellation - our travel partner will not issue refunds and you are responsible for submitting a claim with your insurance company.

    We recommend talking to Chamber Member, CAM Financial, for your insurance needs. Contact: 867.444.0323 or CamFinancial@Outlook.com

    Flight Information:

    April 8th - Depart Vancouver at 2:30pm
    April 10th - Arrive Johannesburg at 7:30am

    Note: There is a domestic flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town on April 15th, 2020. Flight information to be confirmed.

    April 19th - Depart Cape Town for a domestic flight to Johannesburg, flight information to be confirmed. Overnight in Johannesburg.
    April 20th - Depart Johannesburg at 12:45pm
    April 21st - Arrive Vancouver at 7:40am

    Download detailed flight information, including layover information here.

    Looking For Extra Time in South Africa?:

    We can offer 7 extra nights in Cape Town for $1255 + GST plus a flight deviation fee.

    The flight deviation fee is the difference in airfare price between the flights included in our official itinerary and the extension departure date. The current flight deviation fee is $225 + GST. 

    Please note that the flight deviation price is dynamic - it changes daily based on the actual cost of airfare.

    If you are interested in spending additional time in South Africa, please contact us and we'll get you a flight deviation quote. Please note that the quote is only valid for 1 day. If you choose to proceed with booking extra time in South Africa, you'll need to confirm that you accept the flight deviation fee and we'll book your flight immediately. As this isn't part of our group booking, you will have to pay a non-refundable fee of $1800 in addition to the $500 deposit. This fee will be credited towards your trip balance, along with your deposit.

    This extension includes hotel accommodation, airport transfer and a revised flight. There are no tours scheduled.

    Your flight home will leave Cape Town on April 26th, you will overnight in Johannesburg, and depart for Vancouver on April 27th.

    YK Chamber Means The World To Its Members:

    "When you’re thinking about exotic travel, your first thought probably isn’t the Chamber of Commerce. But maybe it should be. In the past three years, the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce has hosted tours that took Chamber members — and non-members — to China, Peru, Bali, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.


    While it may seem a bit unusual on its face, it’s actually nicely aligned with what the Chamber does for members. It uses its buying power to reduce costs for members, while providing an opportunity for networking and cementing relationships. And Chambers across North America are following suit, taking their members all over the world."

    Read the full blog post, by Leanne Tait, the Travelling Foody, here: https://travellingfoody.com/yk-chamber-means-the-world-to-its-members/