Giving in South Africa kicks off on November 5th, 2017, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. Johannesburg is our meeting spot and then we'll head to Cape Town and end in Durban. It will be the most amazing for 9 Days and 8 Nights of service, fun and excitement. Here's everything you need to know and do to meet us there, we can't wait!
Step 1. Register
Registration is open now until Friday, October 20th, 2017.
Single Occupancy - $1820.00
Double Occupancy - $1165.00
Triple Occupancy -$950.00
Quadruple Occupancy - $830.00
The registration is per person and the fees cover the following:
- Local ground transportation to and from scheduled events and missions
- Transportation to and from the airports
- Hotel accommodations (8 Nights) in all cities including daily breakfast
- Hospitality receptions with light food and beverages
- Official Mission T-Shirts (2)
- Official Mission Tote Bag
- Roundtrip Flight to Cape Town and Durban
*All guests will be responsible for their own flight transportation to and from South Africa as well as spending money. Guests will be required to present a credit card to cover incidentals at each hotel.
*If you will not be present during the entire trip, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the adjusted rate for hotels and transportation.
We're proud to announce African Pride Hotels a division of the Marriott brand, as our official hotel partner throughout our service vacation trip. African Pride is a collection of Superior-Deluxe hotels located in South Africa. Established in 2001, this luxury portfolio has a presence in South Africa’s most popular destinations, including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and the winelands, making it ideal when planning an itinerary for the discerning traveler. As the name implies, African Pride Hotels embodies the proud spirit of African, combined with a passion for service and a commitment to excellence.
Protea Hotel by Marriott Fire & Ice Johannesburg Melrose Arch
African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa
African Pride Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel
Step 2. Tell Your Friends
You can't keep all this goodness to yourself! Share the experience with your friends and family, save money on your hotel room by splitting the cost and create lifelong memories with those you love.
Step 3. Pay Your Deposit
We have locked in some incredible rates at out host hotels in each city, registration fees include hotel stay, in country flights, ground transportation, parties and much more. Secure your spot with a $125 deposit and make payments on your balance in increments of $99 as often as you'd like until you're paid in full!
Please Note: Rates will are subject to increase due to flight increases and other travel hikes beyond our control. We recommend everyone try and have their trip paid in full by September, 2017.
Step 4. Join a Committee
We invite you to join us by being a huge part of curating this experience for all of us. We have set up several options for committees including: Events, Missions, Entertainment, Sponsorships, Promotions and Welcome Committee are just a few areas we need help. If you would like to join a committee please email email@example.com!
Step 5. Book Flights
All guests need to fly into Johannesburg - O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and fly out of Durban - Durban International Airport (DUR).
We recommend you search your favorite travel site for discounted fares, keep in mind the cheapest flights to South Africa are out of South Florida (Miami and Ft. Lauderdale), New York, NY (LGA, JFK and Newark) and Washington, DC (IAD). Lastly check out Airfare Watchdog to set-up a flight alert and get the best price for your airline tickets.
We have also created a partnership with Airfordable.com where you can pay a deposit and make payments on your flight, click here to save $25 now.
We are looking to bring on more flight partners, discounts will require 10 or more people flying from the same city, as participants register, we will match the cities and inform all of our registrants with discount flight information when it is available.
Depart - Saturday, November 4th, 2017 (Note Flight Times Range from 12-15 Hours Nonstop to 18-24 hours with stops there is a five hour time difference). Please plan to arrive by 8PM on Sunday, November 5th in time for our Welcome to South Africa Party.
Return - Monday, November 13th, 2016
*Once you have booked your flight, please email your itinerary to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will schedule your ground transportation to and from the hotel and send you a copy of your confirmation.
Step 6. Collect Items for a Mission of Your Choice!
We're asking each attendee to rally their friends and family around the cause by collecting items or raising funds to purchase items once we arrive to South Africa. Some of the items we need to fulfill each mission include:
School Supplies - Crayons, Construction Paper, Pens, Pencils, Markers and Binders.
Feminine Hygiene Products and Toiletries - Items to collect include: Tampons, Maxi-pads, Feminine Wipes, Toothbrushes, Tissue, Toothpaste, Washcloths, Lotion and Deodorant.
Art Supplies - Canvasses, Paint, Paint Brushes, Crayons, Markers, Construction Paper, Crafts.
Clothing and Shoes- We will be visiting South Africa during the summer, we have a special emphasis on children's clothing, backpacks and new shoes.
*More items will be announced once we finalize all of our service missions, so stay tuned!