RATES 2020 - 2022

ROOM RATES ADULT Rates per person per night sharing:

Please note all bookings from 1 January 2020 attract an Isibindi Foundation Levy of US$6 per person from age of 13 years per night

TSOWA ROOM CATEGORY11 JAN 2020 - 31 MAY 202001 JUN 2020 - 31 OCT 202001 NOV 2020 - 19 DEC 202020 DEC 2020 - 10 JAN 202111 JAN 2021 - 31 MAY 202101 JUN 2021 - 31 OCT 202101 NOV 2021 - 19 DEC 202120 DEC 2021 - 10 JAN 2022
Mehru TentUSD$ 380USD$ 460USD$ 380USD$ 460USD$ 395USD$ 485USD$ 395USD$ 485
Honeymoon TentUSD$ 380USD$ 460USD$ 380USD$ 460USD$ 395USD$ 485USD$ 395USD$ 485

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: PLUS 30%

Rates include 4x4 transfers in an open game viewer vehicle from our private entrance to the Zambezi National Park, accommodation, all meals (brunch, high tea and dinner), teas and coffees, bottled water, soft drinks, house wines, sparkling wines, local beers and non-premium brand spirits, basic laundry, 1 game drive per day in the Zambezi National Park, game walks in the Zambezi National Park, sunset cruise, canoeing, guided island walks and 1 day trip to Victoria Falls (if staying 3 nights or longer – this does not include entrance fee to the Rain Forest). All activities are weather dependent and subject to availability.

Rates exclude flights, park fees (per night), Victoria Falls Rain Forest entry fees and guided tour fees (if required), unspecified transfers, premium brand spirits, liquors, imported beers, non-house wines, items of a personal nature and gratuities. Fishing available subject to seasonality at additional charge.

BOOKING GUIDELINES

  • Included are accommodation, all meals, local wines, spirits, beers and cold drinks, basic laundry, 1 game drive per day
  • Guided game walks, guided island walks, canoeing and sunset cruise, 1 day trip to Victoria Falls and 4x4 transfer from private entrance of Zambezi National Park and boat transfer to the island
  • Excluded are park fees, transfers to and from private entrance of Zambezi National Park, premium brand wines, spirits and beers, entrance fee to Victoria Falls National Park, tour guide in Victoria Falls and activities in Victoria Falls, gratuities and items of a personal nature
  • Regret no children under 12 years accommodated at Tsowa Safari Island
  • Children of 16 years and older cannot share a tent with 2 adults due to size of additional bed
  • 4x4 transfers to be pre-arranged with reservations department

CONSERVATION FEES

01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 202001 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 202001 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 202101 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
Zambezi National Park (per day)Victoria Falls Rain Forest (per day)Zambezi National Park (per day)Victoria Falls Rain Forest (per day)
ZimbabweansZB 50ZB 60ZB 50ZB 60
SADCUSD$ 15USD$ 22USD$ 15USD$ 22
InternationalsUSD$ 15USD$ 30USD$ 15USD$ 30
Private guide for tour of Victoria Falls (per person)N/AUSD$ 25N/AUSD$ 25
ZIMBABWE REGISTERED VEHICLE
(FOR 5 DAYS)
ZB 40N/AZB 40N/A
SADC & FOREIGN REGISTERED VEHICLE
(FOR 5 DAys)
USD$ 10N/AUSD$ 10N/A

ISIBINDI COMMUNITY AND CONSERVATION LEVY - USD$ 6 per person per night. Children 12 years and older pay this levy.
This levy is applicable to all bookings made from 1 January 2020 for travel from 1 January 2020 onwards.

ACTIVITIES

Minimum age 16 yearsMinimum age 12 years
Canoeing & safari walksIsland walks, game drives, sundowner cruise,
fishing, visit to Victoria Falls

LONG STAY DISCOUNTS

Valid at Tsowa Safari Island
and in conjunction with
any other Isibindi Africa Lodges
5 Nights6 Nights7 Nights8+ Nights
Long Stay Discounts - Valid from 1 May 2020 - 30 April 20225%7,5%10%12.5%

CHILDREN’S POLICY we regret no children under the age of 12 years

Adults12 - 16 Years
2 ADULTS SHARING WITH 1 CHILD.
EXTRA BED IN ADULTS’ ROOM.
ADULT RATE X 275% OF ADULT RATE
1 ADULT SHARING WITH 2 CHILDREN (1ST CHILD PAYS
ADULT RATE, 2ND CHILD PAYS 75% OF ADULT RATE)
ADULT RATE X 275% OF ADULT RATE
CHILDREN SHARING (1ST 2 CHILDREN PAY ADULT RATE,
3RD CHILD PAYS 75% OF ADULT RATE) RATE)
ADULT RATE X 275% OF ADULT RATE
Triples1 CHILD ON STRETCHER BED BETWEEN AGE OF 12 & 16 YEARS.
CHILDREN OVER 16 YEARS MAY NOT BE ACCOMMODATED AS
A TRIPLE SHARING WITH 2 ADULTS.

LAND TRANSFERS

Transfers quoted per person 1 way (min 2 pax)1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 20201 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 20211 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022Driving Time
Transfers Victoria Falls / Airport
Victoria Falls Town to Zambezi National Park (Tsowa entrance)USD$ 25USD$ 25USD$ 3035 min
Victoria Falls Airport to Zambezi National Park (Tsowa entrance)USD$ 36USD$ 36USD$ 4055 min
Kazungula Border ** to Zambezi National Park (Tsowa entrance)USD$ 40USD$ 40USD$ 4540 min
Kasane Airport or Kasane Town Hotels ** Zambezi National Park To Tsowa EntranceUSD$ 60USD$ 60USD$ 6550 Min
Livingstone Airport ** Zambezi National Park To Tsowa EntranceUSD$ 60USD$ 60USD$ 653 Hrs

** Transfers that include international border crossings are approximate and depend upon immigration authorities at the time of crossing.

PLEASE NOTE: the latest arrival times for guests are 14h00 (for flights to Livingstone) and 15h00 (for flights to Victoria Falls)

ISIBINDI STANDARD TERMS & CONDITIONS

All bookings at all lodges over the Christmas holiday period must be for a minimum of 2 nights (15 December – 15 January) except for Thonga Beach Lodge which is a minimum of 3 nights. Tariffs include a SA tourism levy and are inclusive of VAT.

Provisional Bookings

  • Provisional bookings made more than 3 months in advance, will be held for 7 days and then automatically released, unless otherwise authorised
  • Provisional bookings made less than 3 months in advance, will only be held for 48 hours and then automatically released, unless otherwise authorised
  • Should the above release times not be suitable, please feel free to contact us for alternate arrangements
  • All bookings must be confirmed in writing

 

Confirmed Bookings

  • We run small lodges in remote areas and cancellations, even of just two people, can greatly affect the operation of the lodge. Therefore we require full payment prior to guests arrival and strict adherence to our cancellation policy
  • Please ensure that guests have adequate travel insurance to cover any cancellations or changes in travel arrangements

 

FIT Reservations

  • We require written confirmation accepting our terms and conditions
  • Full pre-payment is required 30 (thirty) days prior to clients date of arrival, unless alternative arrangements have been made
  • We reserve the right to cancel the reservation should we not receive this payment timeously
  • For package bookings we require 25% payment on confirmation and the balance 30 (thirty) days prior to travel

 

Cancellation Policy (Applicable to all confirmed reservations, except groups)

  • We require written confirmation for all cancellations (e-mail or facsimile)
  • Cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival: 10% of the full accommodation charge
  • Cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival: 25% of the full accommodation charge
  • Cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival: 50% of the full accommodation charge
  • Cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival: 90% of the full accommodation charge
  • All guests shall settle their extras account in full prior to departure

 

Group Bookings & Isibindi Package Bookings

  • The word ”group” applies to 8 or more full paying guests
  • The Isibindi Package Booking means a booking for 1 or more persons staying for 5 or more nights at a selection of the Isibindi Africa Lodges
  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm a group reservation or Isibindi Package
  • Full Pre-payment is required 60 days prior to arrival
  • We reserve the right to cancel the reservation should we not receive this deposit timeously

 

Cancellation Policy for Groups & Friends for Free February Special

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is payable on all confirmed group bookings
  • Cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival: 50% of the full accommodation charge
  • Cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival: 75% of the full accommodation charge
  • Cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival: 90% of the full accommodation charge
  • All guests shall settle their extras account in full prior to departure

 

Bank Charges

  • All bank deposits are to be received free of any bank charges or commissions
  • All credit card payments by agents for accommodation will have a 3% surcharge, except AMEX & DINERS which have a 5% surcharge
  • Please note that only cash or credit cards are accepted at the lodges – strictly no debit cards!

 

Travel Insurance
It is the guest’s responsibility to ensure that they have adequate travel insurance to cover themselves in the event of having to cover cancelled bookings.

VAT & Levies
Rates include VAT and SA Tourism Levy.

 

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