Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Dolphins vs Jets
  2. 2 Accommodation in Cape Town
  3. 3 Abu Dhabi overnight stay
  4. 4 Trip Report Babies Galore: Kenya in April
  5. 5 Audley Travel
  6. 6 Can "European" plugs be used in South Africa?
  7. 7 what kind of plug adapters to use in south africa
  8. 8 Israel Trip - Very Early Planning Stage
  9. 9 Moroccan Camel Safari
  10. 10 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  11. 11 nearby game lodge from Johannesburg
  12. 12 Lower Zambezi vs. Northern So. Luangwa
  13. 13 Trip Report Africa – after 10 years of waiting – an amazing and wondrous journey.
  14. 14 Other than car rental how to get to Kruger from Johannesburg?
  15. 15 Safari in South Africa
  16. 16 City Day guides and Sahara adventure
  17. 17 November Safari Help: Botswana or Kruger?
  18. 18 Safari in Kruger National Park
  19. 19 Trip Report Family4Travels to Israel & Petra -matzos, mezze and Menachem!!
  20. 20 Sabi Sands Savanna Private Reserve vs Timbavati Motswari Game Lodge
  21. 21 Trip Report Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe and Zambia) - Travel Report
  22. 22 Safari travel agent suggestions?
  23. 23 Straight through to Kenya or layover?
  24. 24 Southern Africa or Tanzania/Kenya for August 2018 Family Trip
  25. 25 Advise on Hotel stay and attractions visit in Casablanca
View next 25 » Back to the top

Anyone going to Victoria Falls from Los Angeles?

Jump to last reply

We are going to Zimbabwe in a few weeks and as part of our safari we are going to be going to a school in Hwange National Park. I have collected over 250 pounds of school supplies and am trying to figure out how to get it all there. The schools in Zimbabwe are apparently in desperate need so I really want to try to get everything there if possible. I have spent hours on the phone with Jet Blue and South African Airways, the former being really great and understanding, the latter being absolutely horrible and rude. Does any one have any experience with the airlines waiving some of the fees for luggage for charity purposes? Each extra bag is $150. We are going to bring five bags and pay for one extra but we definitely have had to cut some things out which I don't want to do. I am also going to bring a carry on full of paper and hope that the weight is not a problem on SAA, Jet Blue said it was not a problem. If anyone is going to Victoria Falls or Somalisa in Hwange and has some extra space, maybe only bringing one bag and can bring another for no charge, I would be happy to supply the bag and the school supplies to bring. Any other ideas would be greatly appreciated.

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement