Win Free Air Passes to Africa for 2011

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  1. safari gal

    safari gal SPONSOR AH Veteran

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    Win Free Air Passes to Africa for 2011

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    TWO LUCKY MEMBERS OF AfricaHunting.com WILL WIN A FREE ROUND TRIP AIR PASS ON SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS WHICH WORK IN EITHER DIRECTION BETWEEN U.S. AND S.A. WORTH UP TO US $1,000 EACH OFFERED BY LORI GINN FROM TRAVEL EXPRESS

    To win one these two Free Air Passes you must be a member of AH, if you are not already a registered member you can join by clicking here.

    You can enter by posting your travel tip or advice on this thread between November 15th and December 15th, 2010, that's all it takes. Post your entry below by clicking the "Reply" button. You can enter as many tips or pieces of advice as you would like, each individual post counts as an entry, which can increase your chances of winning one air pass. Each air pass will be awarded to a different member. Two winners will be be randomly selected from amongst the entries posted by Lori Ginn. The winners will not be selected based upon the best tip or advice, however please endeavor to offer good and valuable tips or advice. To prevent abuse, we reserve the right to delete any post / entry.

    These two air passes are good for economy round trip travel in either direction between the South African Airways’ North American gateways (Washington, DC & JFK) and Johannesburg or Cape Town, South Africa. Travel must begin after January 15, 2011 and must be completed by April 30th, 2011; some restrictions apply. Taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners of these air passes. Please read the official rules in the post below carefully and contact me if you have questions.

    Please visit my website www.TravelExpressAgency.com to learn more about our full service travel agency. We can assist with all aspects of your hunting travel planning from airfare, lodging and car rentals to entry visa’s, firearm permits, trip insurance policies and medical evacuation services. You can rely on our experience and personal commitment when contemplating your next Hunting Adventure.

    I look forward to reading some great tips and advice!
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  2. safari gal

    safari gal SPONSOR AH Veteran

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    Free Air Passes Giveaway Official Rules

    1. This giveaway is open to all registered members of AfricaHunting.com who are at least 18 years of age. If you are not already a registered member you can join by clicking here.

    2. To be eligible participants must post a travel tip or advice in this thread. Each individual post is considered an entry. You can enter as many times as you would like to win one air pass. Each air pass will be awarded to a different member.

    3. Posts must be made between November 15th and December 15th, 2010.

    4. Two winners will be be randomly selected from amongst the entries posted, by Lori Ginn from Travel Express. The winners will be announced on December 16th, 2010 in this thread. The winners will be notified by email at the email address provided on their registration form for AfricaHunting.com. No other attempt to contact the winner will be made.

    5. Any prize unclaimed after January 6th will not be awarded.

    6. The South African Airways air passes are good for travel beginning after January 15, 2011 and must be complete by April 30th, 2011; some restrictions apply. Reservations must be made through Lori at Travel Express.

    7. It is the sole responsibility of the winners of these South African Airways air passes to pay the taxes, which may be approximately US $400 per air pass.

    8. The South African Airways air passes are good for economy travel between the South African Airways’ North American gateways (Washington, DC & JFK) and Johannesburg or Cape Town, South Africa.

    9. The air passes will be made available only to the identified winner.

    10. The air passes are non-transferable, non-assignable, non-refundable, non-redeemable for cash and no substitute prize will be offered.

    11. Except where prohibited by law, the winner by acceptance of the air passes agrees that Travel Express and AfricaHunting.com or those acting under its authority may use the winner's name, picture/portrait, likeness, for advertising and promotional purposes without consideration or further permission.

    12. Travel Express and AfricaHunting.com, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, agencies and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents, are not responsible for distorted, incomplete, illegible, undelivered, damaged, or lost entries; and/or any disruptions beyond its control.

    13. Entrants and winners are solely responsible for their own actions relating to this giveaway, and the acceptance and/or use of these air passes. By participating and/or by acceptance or use of these air passes, all entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Travel Express and AfricaHunting.com, their parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, agencies, other prize sponsors and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any liability arising in connection with the use of these air passes.
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    Thanks Lori for your generous giveaway to a couple of lucky AH members, you have been such a great member of our community and have helped so many here with their travel needs.

    Not that this counts but my first advice is to use a great travel agent like Lori who specializes in travel for hunters, is familiar with the unusual destinations you will be traveling to as well as the ins and outs of transiting and traveling with firearms. It'll make your trip a lot easier and save you a lot of hassles!
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    General travel advice

    Lori,
    Thank you for the great chance...

    I think i might start with some general tips and hints:

    General travel advice
    Make a note of where you parked your car at the airport. After a long trip, your memory will almost always fail you.
    If your seat mate won’t stop talking, pretend to be asleep.
    Cross-pack with a travel companion. That way, if the airline loses your luggage, you’ll still have half the clothes you need for the week.
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    Health

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    Match each alcoholic beverage with at least two glasses of water.
    Always, always check that there is a barf bag in the pocket in front of you. You might not get sick, but you never know about your seat mate.
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    Other peoples’ kids

    Other peoples’ kids
    When kids are howling or staring at you from the seat in front of you, hand them some crayons and a sick bag and tell them to make a hand puppet.
    Pack a small toy or a bag of snacks in your carry-on to quiet the screaming kid three rows back. Works every time and costs only pennies.
    Bring dollar bills, and if the kid behind you starts kicking your seat, bribe him with money to stop. Tell him that if he can keep from kicking your seat for the remainder of the flight, he’ll get $5. Works like a charm.
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    Comfort

    Comfort
    Wear comfortable slip-on shoes.
    Unless you are traveling with children, always ask for an exit-row seat. You’ll get more legroom.
    Pack your favorite hot sauce. It can turn the worst in-flight or airport meal into a culinary delight.
    Wear noise-canceling headphones.
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    Mental health

    Mental health
    Arrive early.
    Practice patience, and be prepared to test it abundantly.
    Forget how it used to be and play by the new rules — whatever they are.
    Be the person you would most like to fly with.
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    Entertainment

    Entertainment
    Listen to an audio book. It takes up more time than the in-flight movie and is better exercise for your imagination.
    Make up lives for your fellow passengers. See that woman in the sweats, the one who looks tired but eager? She works in an office with a bullying boss, but today she’s flying to see someone she loves and trusts enough to be comfortable. The guy who’s pacing back and forth with the briefcase? He’s pitching a million-dollar client. The kid with the guitar case wearing rumpled clothes and a tie? You get the idea.
    Books!
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    Ladies: Take the batteries out of your personal massage units; otherwise, the security search could prove quite embarrassing.
    Have great sex the night before you fly. You will be in a better mood and be more likely to sleep on the airplane.
    Hire your own jet and pilot.
    Drive instead!
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    Purchase a money belt.
    I bought one that had no metal so i would not have to take it off at the airport. I left my shirt untucked to further cover up that i had it on. It eliminates some of the worry of being pick pocketed or mugged.
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    Make sure you pack sunscreen, buy a quality product too. Because otherwise you will get burnt. Don't be afraid to reapply at lunch or any other time of the day. I apply stuff to my ears and neck and nose more than once a day....because those areas seem to burn easier.
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    When you get to Africa, exchange your dollars for Rand....so you have some tip money....your outfitter or PH will gladly take U.S. Dollars or Euros...but there are plenty of other places...having Rand in your pocket helps out.
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    Notify your credit company you are going to Africa otherwise, your card will be declined if you have to purchase something in Africa...you will be put on Fraud alert!
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    Research which credit card to bring too...some have expensive fees....for using it in a foreign country or to exchange it back into Euros or Dollars. Back in the day they didn't do this as much...but now they have become really greedy and money driven...since so many people aren't paying their bills.
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    Always say everything with a smile at the airport....don't be rude. Everytime I see someone being unruly...bad things happen. Be polite, everyone is trying to their job, so you get to your destination as quickly as possible. Whining and complaining get you nowhere!
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    Weight of baggage

    This is very important! Make sure you bring lightweight...but sturdy baggage, every ounce counts today. If you are bringing fragile shopping accessories home....pack them in bubble wrap or cloths. If you have expensive binoculars...etc., put them on your carry on baggage...same goes for your camera or video equipment.
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    bring tick repellent in the "pump" type containers - they are not pressurized, so they are meet airline requirements
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    split your ammo between your travel companions - that way if one of you does not get your baggage, you still have some ammo
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    If you are going as a group consider bringing a "BLUE BAG" from a SCI chapter to Africa. You can bring one as a solo hunter...but it's hard enough to get through airports...carrying your baggage....plus the extra fees for baggage can add up.

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