Health, Safety and Security
Is Africa safe?
- All countries have their own travel advisories and provide regular and updated information on foreign destinations.
- Check your government’s advisories for their latest travel information before departure.
- Sometimes unforeseen situations develop which might compromise the safety of the group. If deemed necessary, routes will be altered to ensure your safety. Your adventure crew has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the tour itinerary if deemed necessary, for your personal safety.
- You will be accompanied by one of your adventure crew on all included activities.
- Most cities visited are safe during the day, but we don’t recommend wandering alone at night. When going out, make sure that you are in small groups and take taxis to and from restaurants on your night-time excursions.
How do I know I’ll be safe?
- Your safety is our priority. Our itineraries are designed with your safety and wellbeing in mind.
- Your Tour Leader and driver know the countries visited and will advise on potential dangers and the safety precautions to be taken.
- From experience, the safest possible way to travel Africa is together in a group, under the responsible leadership of local guides. This also applies to national parks and other areas where wildlife roam. However, it is your responsibility to exercise common sense and caution at all time.
- For your own safety keep your money and valuable documents in a money belt around your waist or around your neck, underneath your clothing. Leave your valuable jewellery at home. On the Premium Accommodated Adventure Tour, a small personal safe is fitted to each personal storage box next to your seat to store your valuables. Keep the code private! Most hotels, lodges and guest houses will have safety deposit boxes available. There is a communal safe available on the vehicles of the Premium Camping Adventure Tours.