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SOUTH AFRICA

NOVEMBER 3 - 11, 2022

CAPE TOWN AND JOHANNESBURG 

 

TRIP DETAILS

The Globe Trotting Divas invites you to join us on what will be the most facinating, Culture driven and emotional travel event one has ever embarked. In November 2022 and for the first time in our existence we travel to the Motherland! This thoroughly planned Culture and History Rich Travel Event will leave you in awe and wanting more from Mother Africa. Come travel with us to a land where the Village is awaiting to welcome you home with a Headwrap and Beads Bar Crawl. Travel with us to Ghana where the Kingdom awaits to welcome us and give us our African Names!

 

INCLUSIONS & HIGHLIGHTS

  • ROUND TRIP FLIGHTS FROM PHILADELPHIA (PHL)

  • PRIVATE ROUND TRIP AIRPORT TRANSFERS IN ACCRA

  • PRIVATE TOUR GUIDE AND AIR CONDITION GROUP TRANSFERS FOR ALL INCLUDED GROUP TOURS & ACTIVITIES

  • (3) NIGHTS HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS IN OSU (OUTSIDE OF ACCRA)

  • (3) NIGHTS HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS IN BEYIN

  • (1) NIGHT HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS IN ELMINA 

  • 7 BREAKFASTS, 4 LUNCHES, 3 DINNERS  

  • FULL DAY ACCRA CITY TOUR

  • TRADITIONAL AFRICAN NAMING CEREMONY 

  • ELMINA CASTLE

  • DOOR OF NO RETURN

  • FORT APOLLONIA

  • VILLAGE FAMILY COOKING CLASS

  • KWAME NKRUMAH MONUMENT  

  • MAKOLA MARKET W/SHOPPING

  • FASHIONABLE OXFORD STREET

  • W.E.B. DUBOIS CENTER 

  • MANHIYA PALACE

  • HEADWRAPS AND BEADS WELCOME HOME BAR CRAWL

  • DIVAS AFRICAN THEME BEACH AND FAREWELL PARTY 

  • LEISURE TIME TO EXPLORE ON OWN

  • THE GLOBE TROTTING DIVAS GIFT BAG (1) PER TRAVELER

  • ALL HOTEL AND GOVERNMENT TAXES WHERE APPLICABLE

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Hotels are pictured in the order they are listed. 

The Urbano Hotel

Welcome to Urbano Hotel, a landmark hotel located on the Oxford Street of Osu, a 20 minute-drive from the airport.
If you’re looking for a short business or casual stay, Urbano is undeniably your ideal destination.

MAAHA BEACH RESORT

A testament of the Nzema vernacular architecture, fused into remarkable scenery provided by the Atlantic Ocean and the vast ecological landscape. The Beach Resort, is the perfect getaway for leisure located within the rich oil and gas hub of Ghana, which shares a border with Cote D’Ivoire, and is immersed in Ghana’s diverse culture, historical sites, arts and crafts. 

Coconut Grove Beach Resort

Coconut Grove Beach Resort has become an important land mark in Elmina, in the town that has the historic world heritage Elmina Castle & St Jago Fort. It has become the hotel of choice for rest and relaxation by personalities such as the Crown Prince of Holland, the Secretary General of the U.N., Will Smith, ministers of states from the neighboring countries, heads of missions and other distinguished guests.

 
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BOOKING POLICY

  • BOOKING THIS TRAVEL PACKAGE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF OUR BOOKING POLICY AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

  • ALL RATES QUOTED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT TIME OF BOOKING AND/OR IF GROUP SPACE DOES NOT FILL. GROUP SPACE LIMITED TO 10. 

       

  • A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF ​$350.00PP IS DUE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 30TH TO SECURE YOUR SPACE.

  • MONTHLY PAYMENTS ARE REQUIRED AND ACCEPTANCE OF YOUR INITIAL DEPOSIT CONSTITUTES THAT YOU ARE IN ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PAYMENT SCHEDULE AND BOOKING POLICY.

       

  • FINAL PAYMENT DUE BY SEPT 9, 2022.

       

  • ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE AT ALL TIMES.

       

  • A VALID PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL. PASSPORTS MUST BE VALID FOR AT LEAST 6 MONTHS AFTER YOUR TRAVEL DATES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED. A VISA IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY AND MUST BE APPLIED FOR IN ADVANCE. PROOF OF YELLOW FEVER VACCINE REQUIRED. SEE GHANA ENTRY REQUIREMENTS SECTION FOR MORE DETAILS.


  • TRAVEL PROTECTION IS NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGE PRICE. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT. CONSIDER PURCHASING SOME SORT OF TRAVEL INSURANCE. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TRAVEL SAFE.  

       

  • OUR INFAMOUS MEET & GREET WILL BE HOSTED AT ROYALTON NEGRIL ON DAY OF ARRIVAL.

       

  • OFFICIAL ITINERARIES AND TRAVEL DOCUMENTS WILL BE ISSUED ON OR AFTER MARCH 7, 2022.   

         

  • EACH TRAVELER IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER IN THE SAME NAME THAT IS SHOWN ON THEIR PASSPORT. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN NAME CHANGE FEES FOR THE TRAVELER. 

    

  • EACH TRAVELER MUST COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS BEFORE BOOKING.   

       

  • IF YOU HAVE A ROOMMATE ALL PARTIES MUST BOOK ON THE SAME DATE.     

       

  • A $150.00 CANCELLATION FEE WILL APPLY TO ALL CANCELLED RESERVATIONS. THIS FEE IS PER PERSON PER RESERVATION AND IS IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER CANCELLATION FEES THAT MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR BOOKING.   

       

  • EACH TRAVELER MUST ADHERE TO THE MONTHLY PAYMENT SCHEDULE SET FORTH OTHERWISE A $30.00 PER PERSON LATE FEE WILL BE ACCESSED TO YOUR BOOKING EACH TIME PAYMENT IS LATE.   

       

  • IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION WHERE THE OCCUPANCY BOOKED IS DOUBLE OR GREATER, TRAVELERS WHO REMAIN ON THE BOOKING WILL BE 100% FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY REMAINING BALANCES OWED SINCE THE BOOKING WILL AUTOMATICALLY ADJUST TO THE TRUE OCCUPANCY HELD. THIS WILL APPLY EVEN IF THE REMAINING TRAVELER(S) HAS PAID THEIR RESERVATION IN FULL. YES WE KNOW THAT IS NOT WHAT YOU'D LIKE TO HEAR SO PLEASE ENSURE THAT BOTH, YOU AND YOUR ROOMMATE HAVE A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING AND ARE ON THE SAME PAGE BEFORE BOOKING.  

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED AND TRAVEL CHECK LIST 

   NOT INCLUDED​​

  • Flights To/From Philadelphia. Our Airport Code is PHL

  • Visa and Visa Fees

  • Travel Insurance   

  • Immunizations

  • Gratuities for Tour Guides, Host and Drivers

  • Any additional Amenities, Tours, Activities, Services and Meals not listed under Trip Inclusions. If it is not included the Traveler is financially responsible, respectfully

  • Please note that the Headwrap and Beads Welcome Home Bar Crawl  is an out of pocket night life expense. Meals, Drinks, Alcohol and Bar Entrance Fees not included in your Travel Package 

TRAVEL PROTECTION OPTIONS

  • ​Travel Safe  

  • Your Very Own Travel Insurance Provider

​Click on Travel Safe above to learn more about your options. FULL cost of coverage must be included with initial deposit. Please note that cancellation fess apply to all bookings with or without Travel Protection.


TRAVEL CHECK LIST

  • ​A VALID PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL. YOUR PASSPORT MUST BE VALID FOR AT LEAST 6 MONTHS AFTER COMPLETION OF TRAVEL. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR PASSPORT RIGHT NOW TO BE SURE IT DOES NOT EXPIRE SOON.

  • ​WHEN MAKING YOUR RESERVATION YOU CAN CHOOSE TO PAY IN FULL OR OPT IN FOR OUR FLEXIBLE MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN. IF CHOOSING OUR FLEXIBLE PAYMENT PLAN OPTION YOU WILL RECEIVE MONTHLY REMINDERS FOR YOUR NEXT PAYMENT DUE. CURRENTLY,  WE DO NOT OFFER AUTO-BILL PAY.

  • ​PROVIDED FULL PAYMENT HAS BEEN RECEIVED BY THE FINAL PAYMENT DUE DATE ALL TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, ITINERARIES AND INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE PROVIDED TO YOU WITHIN 30 DAYS OF DEPARTURE. PLEASE RETAIN ALL RECEIPTS ISSUED TO YOU FOR YOUR RECORDS. 

  • ​PLEASE BE REMINDED THAT IT IS THE TRAVELER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE US AWARE OF ANY CHANGES TO YOUR MAILING, BILLING OR EMAIL ADDRESS.

 

GHANA ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO GHANA

As of the posting of this trip date, July 1, 2021, due to the current global pandemic the country of Ghana is currently under a COVID-19 Travel Restriction and Advisory. Please follow all guidelines as mandated by the Ghana Government including arrival to the country with a Negative COVID-19 Test

VISA ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

All U.S. Citizens arriving by air must apply for a Visa before arrival. 


IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

Proof of Yellow Fever Vaccine must be provided and is part of the clearing process for Customs and Immigration. You must have taken the vaccine no sooner than 10 days prior to arrival or no later than November 1, 2012. 

VISA APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 1, 2022. VISA AND VACCINE PROCESSING FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP COST. 

We will re-visit this section accordingly to make any necessary changes. 

 
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BOOK THIS EXPERIENCE

FULL TRAVEL PACKAGE (FLIGHTS FROM PHILADELPHIA)

     

  • A NON- REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE  deposit of $350.00 Per Person Required to Book

  • Must be Booked BY October 15, 2021

  • Monthly Payment Schedule Required

  • Final Payment Due BY SEPT 9, 2022

ALL deposits and payments are Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions and Booking Policy for further understanding. We highly recommend that you protect your investment by purchasing Travel Protection

Monthly payments are required. Please carefully review the below Payment Schedule. Acceptance of your initial deposit constitutes that you are in agreement of our Payment Schedule, Booking Policy and Terms and Conditions. Missed or late payments will result in late fees added to your booking.

This tour accommodates 10 travelers  PLUS 1 Travel Events Host.

REQUIRED PAYMENT SCHEDULE

After initial deposit 10 Payments Remain​:

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY September 30, 2021

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY October 31, 2021

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY January 31, 2022

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY February 28, 2022

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY March 31, 2022

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY April 30, 2022

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY May 31, 2022

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY June 30, 2022

  • Min. $300.00 Per Person due BY July 31, 2022

  • Remaining balance due BY SEPT 9, 2022

SINGLE  OCCUPANCY $5,300.00

DOUBLE  OCCUPANCY $4,600.00