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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #135 on: September 09, 2015, 03:47:44 PM »
Rates aren't crazy at all - $400 for a couple (especially with all food included :() for 2015. $470 for 2016.
When you go to actually book here it's a bit higher, R6500 for a couple, which is about $530. Still not bad.

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #136 on: September 09, 2015, 03:50:14 PM »
Yes

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #137 on: September 09, 2015, 07:03:32 PM »
The Rand is 13.88 as we speak, excellent time to go to SA
it's like a 30% off sale until prices catch up

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #138 on: September 09, 2015, 07:07:48 PM »
The Rand is 13.88 as we speak, excellent time to go to SA
it's like a 30% off sale until prices catch up

was looking today at the currency conversion.. looks looks a steady decline since 2011 for sure..
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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #139 on: September 09, 2015, 07:10:42 PM »
was looking today at the currency conversion.. looks looks a steady decline since 2011 for sure..
I attached from google...
It was holding at 7.5 average for a long time; now's a great time to do with it over 13 and getting higher.

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #140 on: September 09, 2015, 11:33:42 PM »
Awesome TR! Thanks so much for sharing!

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #141 on: September 10, 2015, 09:49:24 AM »
It was holding at 7.5 average for a long time; now's a great time to do with it over 13 and getting higher.
We did rough calculations in our head but when we got back and checked, the cc charges were all way lower than expected. Really cool.

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #142 on: September 10, 2015, 10:20:51 AM »
With every post on this TR a safari is getting higher and higher on my bucket list.

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #143 on: September 10, 2015, 10:46:48 AM »
With every post on this TR a safari is getting higher and higher on my bucket list.
Push it to top. You won't regret it.

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #144 on: September 10, 2015, 10:58:18 AM »
Push it to top. You won't regret it.

Currently sitting pretty at number 4.  Keep on posting and let's see if we can get it higher  :)

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #145 on: September 10, 2015, 11:07:59 AM »
Sadly, I'm all done my TR  :(

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #146 on: September 10, 2015, 12:55:01 PM »
Sadly, I'm all done my TR  :(

in that case i'm looking forward to your next tr. Antarctica next? can we petition for SPG to get a fancy hotel down there? :D
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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #147 on: September 10, 2015, 12:56:33 PM »
in that case i'm looking forward to your next tr. Antarctica next? can we petition for SPG to get a fancy hotel down there? :D
Ha! Although there is an Antarctica TR if you want.

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #148 on: September 10, 2015, 01:18:03 PM »
WOW extremely amazing!!! enough said! Thanks for taking the time.

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Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana Trip Report
« Reply #149 on: September 10, 2015, 01:19:44 PM »
Ha! Although there is an Antarctica TR if you want.
lol thanks! i just read through all of that. i still think Ponash's style is just more fun. more background, more personal, etc.. ya know? (can't beat those pics though... obviously)
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