Julie Cunningham

Julie’s Star Travel Agency

Smiling In South Africa

Oct 8, 2021 to Oct 19, 2021
South Africa, Capetown, Durban, Hazeyview, Soweto & Johannesburg
South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.




What's included in this trip:

    TOUR INCLUDES
    • Meet and Greet Services at airports as outlined in the itinerary.
    • The group will be accompanied by qualified English-speaking guides on transfers, day tours
    and overland from Durban to Johannesburg. A Cape Town-based guide will accompany the group
    in Cape Town, and a second guide will meet the group at Durban Airport and accompany them back to Johannesburg.
    • Transfers, accommodation, meals and entrance fees as specified in the program outline.
    • Hotel and airport porterage.
    • Current coach fuel surcharge and E Toll fees (subject to change at any time).


    What's not included:

    TOUR EXCLUDES

    1. • All items of a personal nature.
      • All tours, entrance fees and transfers not specified in the inclusions above.
      • All meals not specified in the inclusions above.
      • Domestic, regional and International flights. (will be added when it becomes available)
      • Airport tax.
      • Visa fees.
      • Driver and guide gratuities during tours.
      • All drinks.



    Itinerary:


    Oct 8 Departure from JFK

    Rates is 2899 pp * Special is offered if you book 2 persons in a room you will get the savings of $150.00 off pp.

    Single rooms will have a single supplement of $937- * Savings of $100 off.

    Deposit of $300 pp is due at this time. Insurance is highly recommended and can be added on at any time to protect your investment. Deposit of 300 is not refundable.

    Travelers who have booked already will get this savings if you have booked a double room. Your invoices will be updated with the savings. All new bookings based upon double occupancy this is the savings that will apply.

    Please see our Itinerary below for October 2021. Air will be added on with Emirates at the end of the year when it becomes available and the inner flight will also be

    Oct.9 ‘21
    Arrive Cape Town International Airport - Arrival Meet and Greet
    Transfer airport to hotel
    Afternoon at leisure
    Overnight: Southern Sun Waterfront (standard room) or similar

    Oct.10 ‘21
    Full day Peninsula Tour including:
    Hout Bay and Seal Island Cruise (weather permitting)
    Chapman's Peak Drive
    Cape Point
    Return Funicular ticket
    Lunch at Bertha's Restaurant
    L
    Simon's Town
    African Penguins at Boulders Beach
    Welcome dinner at Gold Restaurant with interactive drumming
    D
    Overnight: Southern Sun Waterfront (standard room)
    BB

    Oct.11 ‘21
    Full day City and Robben Island tour including:
    Table Mountain with return cableway ticket (weather permitting)
    Drive past Parliament Buildings, Slave Lodge and Bo-Kaap
    Time at leisure at the V&A Waterfront - lunch for own account
    Afternoon excursion to Robben Island (weather permitting)
    Overnight: Southern Sun Waterfront (standard room)
    BB

    Oct.12 ‘21 (Tour Optional or Free Day) additional cost
    OPTIONAL Full day winelands tour
    Transfer to Franschhoek - walking tour of the town, Drive by Huguenot Monument. Cellar tour and wine tasting at a Franschhoek wine estate, Transfer to a Stellenbosch wine estate, wine tasting and lunch. Stellenbosch orientation tour

    Rates fluctuate depending on how many attend from 125-145
    Overnight: Southern Sun Waterfront (standard room)
    B, L

    Oct.13 ‘21
    Early morning transfer to Cape Town International Airport
    Departure Meet and Greet
    Fly CPT/DUR - not included in quotation
    Arrive King Shaka International Airport - Arrival Meet and Greet
    Travel overland to St Lucia
    St Lucia boat cruise
    Dinner at the hotel
    Overnight: Anew Hotel Hluhluwe (standard room)
    DBB

    Oct.14 ‘21
    Early morning 4x4 game drive in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve
    Overland to eSwatini
    Afternoon visit to Swazi Candles
    Dinner at the hotel
    D
    Overnight: Lugogo Sun (standard room)
    BB

    Oct.15 ‘21
    Morning visit to Ngwenya Glass
    Matsamo Cultural Village for cultural experience and lunch
    L
    Dinner at the hotel
    D
    Overnight: Ex Perry's Bridge Hollow (standard room) or similar
    BB

    Oct.16 ‘21
    Full-day 4x4 game drive in Kruger National Park
    Lunch in the park at a restcamp restaurant
    L
    Dinner at the hotel
    D
    Overnight: Ex Perry's Bridge Hollow (standard room) or similar
    BB

    Oct.17 ‘21
    Travel via the Panorama Route to Johannesburg
    Visit God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes and Blyde River Canyon
    Overnight: Protea Hotel by Marriott Balalaika (standard room)
    BB

    Oct.18 ‘21
    Full-day Journey to Freedom including:
    Regina Mundi Church
    Hector Pieterson Museum
    Mandela House
    Afternoon visit to Apartheid Museum
    Farewell dinner at a local restaurant
    D
    Overnight: Protea Hotel by Marriott Balalaika (standard room)
    BB

    Oct.19 ‘21
    Transfer hotel to OR Tambo International Airport
    Departure Meet and Greet



    Cancellation policy:

    BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS

     

    We appreciate you booking your dream vacation with Heavenly Weddings Inc./Julie’s Star Travel Agency.  When booking your vacation it is important to know all of the Terms and Conditions regarding your contractual agreement and investment.  This applies to all products and services within the contract from the initial time of booking.  When you book a vacation with our agency you have entered into an agreement and these Booking Terms and Conditions apply.

     

    DEPOSITS: When making a deposit for land, air, or packaged itineraries.  Deposits are non-refundable.  Tour operators, Cruise Lines and Hotels have different stipulations for packages and we highly recommend you purchase insurance at the time of booking.  There a different types of insurance at the time of deposit.  Cancel for Any Reason or Standard insurance.  This is the only way to cover your nonrefundable deposit.  Insurance is non-refundable after deposit .

     

    REFUND:  All payments non-refundable.  Please add insurance to protect your investment.   Tour operators, Cruise Lines and Hotels have different stipulations for packages and we highly recommend you purchase insurance at the time of booking.  There a different types of insurance at the time of deposit.  Cancel for Any Reason or Standard insurance.  This is the only way to cover your nonrefundable deposit.  Insurance is non-refundable after deposit .

     

    CANCELLATION POLICY:   If you should need to cancel your trip you fall under non-refundable penalty of contracted agreement. Trip insurance is for an insured reason will be the only way you can receive reimbursement for flights and other non-refundable expenses should you cancel your trip for any reason, whether voluntarily or as a result of Heavenly Weddings Inc./Julie’s Star Travel Agency.  Airlines have change fees starting from $200 and land vacation change fee starting from $25.  Please make sure that your dates are definite and again insurance to protect your investment for unforeseen events.

     

    PAYMENTS PLAN OPTIONS:   After initial deposit payments can be made manually through a link provided to you after time of booking through your invoice portal. 
    For group trip there are set dates for payments.  Group trips have to be made on time due to contract and policy agreement.  Penalty for late fee will be applied in past 5 business day. If not paid in full by date agreed upon, trip will be cancelled and all payments non-refundable.  Heavenly Weddings Inc./Julie’s Star Agency ask you to be prompt always.   Please feel free to call our office to make payments.  We accept check payments.  If check is declined a fee of 30.00 will be required at that time along with payment.

     

    BOOKING GROUP:   Booking a group with us is made easy because we do all of the packaging.  There is a fee of $20.00 non-refundable required to start the process.  If you are joining us, on one of our groups to guarantee pricing book early.  Pricing is subject to change and based upon availability.  Spacing can also be limited. Airline tickets are non-refundable. Insurance is highly recommended. 

    WEDDINGS & CUSTOM GROUP TRAVEL:        Group Leader cancellation fee is $500 after initial deposit.  Penalties will increase as the group moves closer to final payment.  Hotel contract and air contracts have strict deadlines.  Airline penalty can range from time of deposited air contract and are nonrefundable.  Group Terms and Agreement will be given to group leader prior to initial deposit.

     

    PASSPORT & VISA REQUIREMENTS:  All passports must be up to date at time of travel.  All documents must be proofed for accuracy and spelling prior to departure.  Heavenly Weddings Inc./Julie’s Star Travel Agency does not provide visas and you are required to know what travel documents you need for the destination of your choice.

     

    TRAVEL CONDITIONS THAT WILL APPLY:   Additional fees for baggage may apply. Please contact your airline or refer to its website for detailed information regarding their checked baggage policies.  Seating fees may apply to certain air carriers.  Package pricing for groups is per person, based on double occupancy accommodations.  Air-only prices are for roundtrip travel departing from select cities will have an agency service fee starting from $25.00.   Tour and land packages may or may not include meals or all inclusive.  Please prepare yourself to cover additional costs that would apply.  Optional tours will have an additional fee.  Price matching is available based upon certain online booking engines and airline (Full Payment will be required at the time of booking) Rates and/or package prices on airfares, cruises and tours are subject to holiday blackouts, peak period surcharges, and cancellation charges may be applicable of up to the full price paid depending on the fare and/or package and when it is cancelled.  Un-forseen events that can effect a package or group can cause group travel cancellation and fees will apply.  If Air, Hotel Package or group tour must move to another date additional fees can apply due to the difference of pricing and time of travel.  U.S. or international government imposed taxes and fees of up to $60 may apply on arrivals and departures depending on the itinerary chosen, and are payable to the appropriate airport authority. Other restrictions may apply and vary by resort, cruise and airline carrier.



    Available Packages

    Smiling In South Africa
    Unavailable as of January 25, 2021

    $2,899.00
    Deposit: $300.00

    Double Room Occupancy

    We travel from Capetown to Johannesburg...enjoying sights you only dreamed of.

    Extra Options

    Smiling In South Africa
    Unavailable as of January 11, 2021

    $3,824.00
    Deposit: $300.00

    Single Room Occupancy