“The magic that people search for when they travel doesn‘t come from the place. It comes from the heart.” - Alan Fredericks
The eyes of the world focused on South Africa in 2010, and to a lesser degree, the entire African continent. World Cup offered an opportunity for South Africa to step into the spotlight and shine – it did and it does. At African Travel, Inc., our eyes have been focused on Africa for the past 37 years.
Africa has come a long way since Teddy Roosevelt took his first safari in 1909. Then, there was only one way to go on safari and that was on foot, carrying your tent and provisions with you. Today, there are numerous choices and decisions to be considered when crafting your personal safari experience and we are experts at helping you make the selection that is best for you. We eat, sleep and breathe Africa; this is our passion. Let us share it with you.
African Travel, Inc. shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of The Travel Corporation who, as an Active Member of the USTOA is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of African Travel, Inc. customers in the unlikely event of The Travel Corporation bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by The Travel Corporation may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by African Travel, Inc. Complete details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program and a list of affiliates may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 2014, New York, New York 10016, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com.
When making your travel plans to Africa, we appreciate that you have a choice of safari operators and that the financial security of the operator of your choice is of paramount importance.
As part of African Travel, Inc.‘s commitment to providing our customers with peace of mind, we have provided First Horizons Merchant Services (our credit card processor) with a letter of credit in excess of $20 million to underwrite all credit card transactions made by Visa or MasterCard that are placed directly with African Travel, Inc. This is another of the many commitments we have made to ensure that our customers travel experience is more secure.
What is the African Travel difference? We are Africa experts with over 460 total years of combined experience in travel. Having lived in or traveled extensively through Africa’s top safari destinations, our specialists are dedicated to sharing their knowledge and customizing itineraries to match the unique desires of each traveler. All we sell is Africa!
AFRICAN TRAVEL, INC. is a member of The Travel Corporation, a highly successful travel group managing some 16 leading international travel and tourism companies. These include tour operators, hotels and other leisure interests involving many well known brands. Each brand is strategically positioned and is a market leader in its category. With over 40 offices spread over five continents – 14 offices in Africa – and more than 3,000 staff, The Travel Corporation carries more than million passengers annually.
The roots of African Travel go back four generations. As part of The Travel Corporation, a family-owned international travel group with more than 25 award-winning brands, we are the longest established travel company in the United States focused exclusively on Africa. Wilderness Safaris, Thompsons Africa and Red Carnation Hotels are our top-rated Africa based associate companies. Combining their remarkable team of local staff with an extensive fleet of vehicles and numerous hotels, camps and lodges, their services are unmatched on the African continent.