New Member planning first Safari

Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Sycamore59, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. WAB

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    Anyone have Lori’s contact info? Does she attend DSC?
     

  2. Badger Matt

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    Another vote for Travel With Guns. Used them twice with no complaints.
     

  3. 375 Ruger Fan

    375 Ruger Fan AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH.

    Would love to hear more on your NZ Red Stag and Tahr hunt. I'm doing that same hunt in April.

    As far as flying JFK direct to JNB, I did that flight last July. Good flight on SAA, but it departs JFK around 11 am, so it's impossible to fly in that same morning from the midwest. I started in Houston and flew into JFK the day before and had to overnight. SAA offers a direct flight from Wash DC (IAD) that departs around 5pm, so you can fly in same day.
     

  4. AfricaHunting.com

    AfricaHunting.com AH ENABLER FOUNDER AH Ambassador

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    Here is Lori @Travel Express info:
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    Lori Spears & Jennifer Ginn
    TRAVEL EXPRESS
    - AfricaHunting.com Exclusive Travel Specialists
    "Don't buy your tickets without calling us first!"
    (800) 808-4868 -- (406) 363-0883
    Lori - travelexpress@montana.com / Jennifer - jentravel@montana.com
    www.TravelExpressAgency.com


    Yes Lori and Jennifer will be at both DSC and SCI
    * Dallas Safari Club * January 17-20, 2019, * Booth #1016
    * Safari Club International * January 9-12, 2019, * Booth #1191


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  5. AfricaHunting.com

    AfricaHunting.com AH ENABLER FOUNDER AH Ambassador

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    Thanks Jerome!
     
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  7. Rock375

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    I used Troy and Lori for my last African hunt to Namibia and couldn’t have been happier. Great hunt and excellent travel experience. You can’t go wrong using there services
     
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  8. Westfalen Hunting Safaris

    Westfalen Hunting Safaris SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Fanatic

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    Welcome Sycamore59. You will have a great time in SA
     

  9. Sycamore59

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    That’s what I’ve noticed. I ended up purchasing the direct flight from JFK to Johannesburg leaving at 11 am. Workin on flights there to either overnight it, or might just drive to JFK and save a little money that way. And I’ll message ya Ruger.
     

  10. Sycamore59

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    Ridge,

    Our mountain lion hunt was booked with Cattrack Outfitters out of Collbran, CO. Fred Wallace is very good at what he does and has great assistance from his son and a helper. I’ll message more on that.

    And I have the same feeling getting straight there and not worrying as much about our rifles.
     
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    Leica Sport Optics SPONSOR Since 2016 AH Enthusiast

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    Welcome to AH Sycamore59!
     

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    Welcome to AH Sycamore59! Nice to have you on the site and we look forward to you sharing your stories!
     

  13. Philip Glass

    Philip Glass LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Elite

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    Or you could save yourself all this trouble and use a travel agent that specializes in guns! This story plays out over and over on AH: “had so much trouble with my guns I’m using camp guns next time”. For a $200 fee a specialist will make your safari trouble free.
    Regards,
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  14. Philip Glass

    Philip Glass LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Elite

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    $200 is all it costs to use a travel agent! How much is this compared to the total trip?Travel Express, TWG, Gracy all good.
     
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    TROPHY SHIPPERS SPONSOR Since 2018 AH Senior Member

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    Welcome Sycamore59. This forum has a wealth of information from some extremely knowledgeable folks, enjoy!
     

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    Norma-USA SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Enthusiast

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    Welcome to this great forum Sycamore59!
     

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    Welcome to AH!
     

  18. enysse

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    Welcome to AH, I'm going through the same flight considerations for my next trip.
     

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