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Dubai Shopping Festival 2014

If there is something that all human beings have in common; it has got to be shopping! The Dubai Shopping Festival was started in 1996.The 32days event is the leading shopping event in the World. The first festival only attracted 1.6 million shoppers but over the last couple of years it has grown tremendous attracting over 3.35 million people!

The event kicked of on 2nd January 2014 and will run up untill 2nd February 2014.This event is dubbed as a shopper's heaven where you can get anything from the likes of imported designer watches, perfumes, jewelry ,electronics,materials,house furniture, carpets etc at brand discounts ranging from 5% to 75%.The tax free discounted rates are not the only attraction of Dubai Shopping Festival, as you can win fabulous free gifts, bargain offers and raffle tickets. Dubai has rapidly emerged as the tourist capital of the Middle East and in the effort shopping in Dubai has been made largely tax free and merchants have been allowed to import products from other countries with very low or no custom duties.

We at Uniglobe Lets Go Travel have budget friendly packages to Dubai valid through out the festival and after the festival.

For more information please contact us + 254 20 4441030/447151 or send us an email info@letsgosafari.com

Win a getaway for two people to Island Camp, Baringo

Are you a Kenyan resident and Fancy a FREE getaway?  Well here is that  chance!

Give us the best slogan for a Valentine's weekend getaway advert by posting it as a comment on our facebook page -  and get your friends to like your slogan.

The slogan with the MOST number of likes stands a chance to win 2 nights full board accommodation  and boat transfers for 2 people at Island camp, Lake Baringo!

About Island Camp, Baringo

Island Camp, recently renovated in early 2013, is situated on an enchanted, remote island - Ol Kokwa - in Lake Baringo. It is informal, relaxing, and surrounded by spectacular scenery, a perfect retreat for weekends, private parties and conventions.

Accommodation is in 17 ensuite lake view rooms; 6 standard, 7 deluxe and 4 superior with private splash pool, tucked away under the shade of spreading acacias and separated by green lawns and natural rockeries. The views of the surrounding Rift Valley are at their most spectacular from the refreshing, clear swimming pool situated at the pinnacle of the camp. Winding paths lead down from the pool to the informal dining and bar areas.

Optional boat trips around the lake, water-skiing, champagne breakfasts, guided walks to the hot springs. Visits to the local Njemps villages and close by Lake Bogoria Game Reserve popular with large numbers of flamingos, hot springs and the elusive and elegant Greater Kudu.

Promotion is valid till 10th February, 2014.

Let's get creative - GOOD LUCK!!!

Location

Kenya

New Requirement for travel to India: Mandatory Oral Polio Vaccine for all travellers

Please be informed that it is now a mandatory requirement to be vaccinated against polio before any travel to India.  

  

Following a press statement posted on their website, the Government of India has announced that all travellers from Kenya to India need to have completed a full course of vaccination against polio and are required to carry with them a written record of vaccination (patient-retained record) for polio, preferably using the IHR 2005 international certificate of vaccination or prophylaxis, from a hospital or center administering OPV, authorized by the Government of the Republic of Kenya.  

 

It is important to note that, the Polio Vaccine should have been administered at least six weeks before travel into India at an authorized Medical facility and supported with due documentation.

 

This requirement will be effective from 14th February 2014.

Location

India

Happy Holidays!

Christmas Holidays

We take this opportunity to thank you for all the support you have given us throughout 2013. We also take this chance to wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Christmas and all the very best for the festive season. Please be careful in your travels particularly on the roads as they will be busy and for flights, be at the airports in good time. With best wishes at this time and may 2014 be a better year for all of us and hopefully throughout the world! xoxo The Uniglobe Let's Go Travel Team.

NEW LOOK MARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE & SWEETWATERS SERENA CAMP

Serena Hotels, Resorts, Safari Lodges and Camps earlier on in the week, unveiled the new-look refurbished Mara Serena Safari Lodge and Sweetwaters Serena Camp.

 

The group has over the past year embarked on an extensive refurbishment of these properties while ensuring minimal disruption of normal guest services and comfort.

In Mara Serena Safari Lodge, refurbishment took place in two separate phases; an arrival lobby, reception, gift shop, bar lounge, terrace and the Maisha Spa & Gym which commenced February last year. The dining room was reconfigured to create a new buffet and active cooking areas. All these were completed and have been fully operational since July this year.

In the second phase of the refurbishment, the dining area has now been expanded to incorporate the former bar lounge, and a new coffee station and lounge, new public area washrooms; an internal fireplace, terrace and a court yard were created. These areas are now operational as from 1st October, 2013.

Over the period, the works at the restaurant saw their guests enjoy meals under canvas temporary facilities which continually attracted positive feedback from them.

The final phase of the Mara Serena Safari Lodge refurbishment will involve creation of more terraces by the dining room, and is expected to be complete in December 2013.

Meanwhile at Sweetwaters Serena, the camp has enjoyed a 5-star upgrade whereby in July last year, the camp unveiled 11 new tents that now make up the superior Morani Wing. The new building includes the reception, restaurant, guest lounge, bar lounge, gift shop and kitchen of which, all are now fully operational as of this week.

We at Uniglobe Let’s go travel welcome the Serena upgrades as it gives us the “heart” knowing that our clients will be comfortable and enjoy their safaris with their stay at the Serena properties. 

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