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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Captainron » Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:21 pm

So am I right in thinking that you can contact the camp to reserve a specific unit?

I am coming for 5 nights in January and would love to be able to 'influence' my unit location.

I have

BD3 for 1 night in Skukuza
BD2V for 2 nights at Satara
BA3U for 2 nights at Berg en Dal

Any suggestions as to specific units to request?
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Elsa » Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:41 pm

That is correct Requesting specific accommodation but do remember its not a given but they do try their best and if you contact them early enough one usually does get the chosen unit. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Captainron » Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:43 pm

Elsa wrote:That is correct Requesting specific accommodation but do remember its not a given but they do try their best and if you contact them early enough one usually does get the chosen unit. :thumbs_up:


Superb. I Will give it a go.

Thanks Elsa
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by traumbuchten » Sat Aug 27, 2016 8:36 pm

Hello everyone,

quick question about how the camps in Kruger deal with "late arrivals":
we have booked a two-night-stay in Orpen rest camp, but depending on how on-time our plane and journey towards Kruger will go, we might just spent the first night of this reservation outside of the park and only use the second night. Would that be a problem from your experience? Do we need to officially inform the rest camp?
I tried sending an eMail there but never received a reply unfortunately.

Thanks for your feedback in advance!
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by cheetahlady » Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:39 am

Keep the number for the camp with you and call them en-route if you think you will be late. As it is a gate camp, you may be able to arrive late but you must call the camp before gate closing time. If you do not call them and do not show up for the first night, they hold the accommodation until 9am and then they can cancel your reservation.
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:47 am

Warm welcome to the forum Joana! :clap:

Apart from the advice cheetahlady has given you, there was a similar query Here with a clarification response from SANParks as well a sfew posts down from that one.
If you want to book a late arrival at Orpen you also need to arrive by 9pm at the latest.
See here Gate Hours & Late arrivals
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by traumbuchten » Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:44 am

Great, thank you both for your feedback, the latest news on the other threat looks exacty like what I wanted to hear. :-) (I tried finding related threats myself, but of course I still missed this one... so thank you for pointing it out!)

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Snoobab » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:44 am

Hi Everyone. I need some help with the EH2 huts in Lower Sabie. Having never stayed there I have no idea on hut numbers or the layout of the huts. I have 3 booked for the 1st week of Oct and would really like them to be either next to each other or in close proximity. Does anyone have a layout indicating numbers or can suggest which huts would work for us. I will then contact LS to request them. Thanks in advance

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:13 am

Snoobab, have a look from Here onwards where there is some info and also nice pics of those renovated huts which might give you more of an idea which numbers are where.
Not sure how accurate it is but Lower Sabie Map
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