April Brown

ABrown Planning Travel Services LLC

South Africa - July 2024

Jul 4, 2024 to Jul 10, 2024
Capetown, South Africa
 
 
 

We're heading to the Motherland. 

Capetown, South Africa
 
In South Africa, there is so much rich history, wealth, culture, and fun. The best part is, we will get to experience it all first-hand.  So let’s go.
 

Arrival Date: July 4, 2024

Departure Date: July 10, 2024

Capetown
This is the part of the experience where it gets real! We’re going to be staying near the VA Waterfront. The V&A Waterfront is one of Africa’s most visited, situated in the oldest working harbour in South Africa, with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop.

 

CAPETOWN ITINERARY 

DAY 1

THURSDAY, JULY 4TH, 2024

Welcome to the Mother City… Cape Town, South Africa! This property is well located so that you may access the sights of Cape Town, many restaurants, pubs, and shops, all within a safe and short walk from your 5-star hotel!

 

DAY 2

FRIDAY, JULY 5TH, 2024

Today we will take a difficult trip down South Africa’s past. We will tour Robben Island (where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison), The District Six Museum for a better understanding of the history of apartheid, and our personal favorite, a visit and walk through the Langa and Gugulethu townships to see how modern life is still impacted by the system of apartheid.

 

DAY 3

SATURDAY, JULY 6TH, 2024

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure at our first-ever wine-tasting in the heart of Stellenbosch! 🍷✨

 

DAY 4

SUNDAY, JULY 7TH, 2024

Today, we've got an incredible adventure lined up for you. We'll be taking you to Table Mountain, where you'll be treated to breathtaking views and an unforgettable experience. Get ready to be wowed!

 

DAY 5

MONDAY, JULY 8TH, 2024

Today will be a full day! The highlights will be a visit to the Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach & Penguin Colony, and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.

 

DAY 6

TUESDAY, JULY 9TH, 2024

Today we will take a private biking tour through the city. We’ll cycle through all of the places you’ve heard about, including Bo-Kaap, The Company Gardens, and more!

 

DAY 7

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10TH, 2024

Today will be a free day to grab some additional souvenirs, and prepare to fly back home!

 

 

What’s Included in Your Package:

  • 5-star hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast is included daily
  • Transportation to and from all scheduled events
  • Agenda activities
  • If you need a roommate, select the two-person package, and email us contactus@abrownplanning.com; we will assign one for you.  If either no roommate is emailed to us within 60 days of the trip, you will need to pay the difference of the one-person package.
  • Private Group Chat for the attendees to communicate throughout the trip
  • (for more information about South Africa, check out Black Travel Tube!)

 


 


 

Not Included

  • Transportation for nighttime club/social activities
  • Entry into any nighttime club/social activities
  • Transportation to and from the airport (Uber Black is very inexpensive and safe)
  • Flight to Cape Town, South Africa
  • Safari is separate; we will assist in helping you book
  • As stated in the terms and conditions FAQ and product description, this product is non-refundable

 

 

 FAQs

1. WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY HOTEL ITINERARY?

Specific 5-star hotel accommodations will be received within a couple weeks of the trip with our trip packages and details.

2. IS THERE A PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE?

There is a monthly payment schedule until final payment.

3. WHEN IS THE DEADLINE?

All packages must be paid in full by May 10, 2024 or pay an additional $150 late fee per person. This event is on a first come first serve basis and may sell out before the actual date. (if you’re on the auto-payment plan, you have nothing to worry about!)

4. CAN I CHANGE MY PACKAGE?

Yes, you can adjust your package if you want to add or subtract people or add additional days to your package. Any changes are subject to a $150 change fee.

All packages are non-refundable due to contractual obligations unless travel insurance is purchased. Travel Insurance is available for an additional cost per person. Refunds will not be provided due to a roommate’s cancellation. It is your responsibility to find a replacement for your package and provide replacement information via email. We offer monthly payments as a courtesy. To purchase Travel Insurance, click here!

5. IS THE FLIGHT INCLUDED?

AIRFARE

Airfare is not included, but you can find cheap flights by clicking here! You will be solely responsible to obtain your flight to and from Cape Town. If you miss your flight, it is your responsibility to reach out to the hotel directly, and ABrown Planning to let us know that you are still arriving, or it will be assumed that you are forfeiting your room. ABrown Planning is not responsible for any changes in flights or cancellations. All deposits and payments are non-refundable due to hotel and transportation contractual obligations unless travel insurance is bought.

6. WHAT IS THE NEAREST AIRPORT?

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town and is the second-busiest airport in South Africa and the third-busiest in Africa.

7. CAN I BOOK SEPARATELY?

Unfortunately, not. Our events are private and will require wristbands which are included in the package automatically.

8. IS THE HOTEL ALL-INCLUSIVE?

Breakfast will be included as well as all of the events, however, the hotel will not be all-inclusive.

9. DO I NEED A PASSPORT?

Yes!

10. CAN I ADD ADDITIONAL PEOPLE TO MY ROOM LATER?

Yes, and we will adjust your rate. You have until the deadline to make room changes.

11. WHAT HAPPENS IF MY ROOMMATE CANCELS?

If the roommate you selected cancels, your rate will adjust to the revised (single person) rate or you can replace them.  Any cancellations within 60 days of the event are your responsibility, however, we will try our hardest to help you replace them. If ABrown Planning matched you with a roommate, and that roommate cancels, we would try to replace the individual, or we would take responsibility for the cost (your cost will NOT change.)

12. WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS INCLEMENT WEATHER?

It is recommended that you get event insurance that protects against travel and weather issues.

13. WHERE WILL WE BE STAYING!?

A 5-star hotel. We provide details on the resort/hotel 45 days before the trip, or once we sell out.

14. ROOMMATES

Roommates must declare occupancy of single, double, triple or quadruple. If a roommate drops out and is not replaced, the rate will be revised to the proper occupancy or the roommate can be replaced. If ABrown Planning has booked your roommate, we will handle the changes. Reminder: ALL PRICES ARE LISTED PER PERSON

15. WHAT IS THE DEPOSIT AMOUNT AT CHECK-IN?

There is a mandatory incidental deposit taken at check-in by either credit/debit card or via a cash deposit.

16. I’M AFRAID OF AFRICA THOUGH…

Click here to see how others do the continent of AFRICA

 


Available Packages

Cape Town – Double (per person) – Non Refundable 2024 South Africa
Available until May 10, 2024

$2,412.00
Deposit: $250.00 per person

Two People Sharing  a Room

Cape Town – Single (Non Refundable) – 2024 South Africa
Available until May 10, 2024

$4,299.00
Deposit: $250.00 per person

One person in Room

Extra Options

Cape Town – Wine Mixer and Tastings in Stellenbosch – 2024 South Africa
Available until June 7, 2024

$25.00
Deposit: $25.00

Join us for an unforgettable evening of international connections and exquisite wine at our “Globetrotter Grape Gathering” amidst the stunning Stellenbosch wineries in South Africa. This exclusive wine event offers an extraordinary opportunity for travelers from the United States to mingle and network with enthusiastic locals, all while indulging in the finest flavors of the region.

Located in the heart of South Africa’s Cape Winelands, Stellenbosch is a captivating wine region renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and exceptional vineyards. With a history dating back to the 17th century, Stellenbosch has firmly established itself as one of the world’s premier wine destinations.

The Stellenbosch wineries boast a diverse range of grape varietals, each flourishing in the region’s unique climate and fertile soils. From the robust Cabernet Sauvignon to the elegant Chenin Blanc, the wines produced here are celebrated for their exceptional quality and distinctive character.

Beyond its wines, Stellenbosch offers a captivating cultural experience. The region is adorned with historic Cape Dutch architecture, quaint villages, and sprawling vineyards, creating a picturesque backdrop for exploration and discovery. Take a stroll through the charming streets of Stellenbosch, lined with oak trees and inviting cafes, or venture into the vineyards to witness the winemaking process firsthand.

As you attend the “Globetrotter Grape Gathering” in Stellenbosch, prepare to be enchanted by the warm hospitality of the locals who are passionate about sharing their wine heritage. Engage in conversations with winemakers and vineyard owners, who will provide fascinating insights into the winemaking traditions and the region’s viticultural practices.

Immerse yourself in the unique terroir of Stellenbosch as you sip and savor a curated selection of wines, carefully crafted to showcase the region’s diverse offerings. From rich reds to crisp whites, each sip will transport you to the sun-kissed vineyards of South Africa.

While indulging in the exceptional wines, delight your taste buds with locally inspired cuisine. Experience the fusion of flavors, as traditional South African dishes and international culinary influences come together to create a memorable gastronomic journey.

The “Globetrotter Grape Gathering” in Stellenbosch is not just an event; it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of South African wine culture and forge connections with fellow wine lovers from around the world. Discover the magic of Stellenbosch, where breathtaking landscapes, exceptional wines, and warm hospitality converge to create an unforgettable wine experience.

Secure your place at the “Globetrotter Grape Gathering” and embark on a journey of taste, friendship, and discovery in the heart of the Stellenbosch wineries.