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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:13 am

Hi iLoveMeerkats! :D Happy to hear you were able to secure the specific units you requested - hope you have a great time :thumbs_up:

I will forward your thanks and appreciation to all of the people you have mentioned. :D

Have you tried phoning Olifants Camp to confirm you are emailing the correct person. Worth a try. I know of someone being assisted by Olifants Camp in the same regard without any problems about a month ago.
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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by iLoveMeerkats! » Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:14 pm

Thanks Rose - appreciate you forwarding my heartfelt thanks.

Re. Olifants: Phone calls are a bit of a pain as I am in the US. I will try emailing a different person. My original requests were sent to Lerato Khoza (lerato.khoza@sanparks.org), perhaps I have the email wrong. ??? I wonder if anyone else has communicated with Olifants by email lately. I am not overly concerned as we have a Best River View and any choice is really fine, but we do have our favorite (13).

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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:17 pm

Pls PM me your info (Res #, etc) and I will call them for you iLM ... promise not to mess with your booking in the meantime :whistle:

Otherwise, try these:
Duty Manager(s)
Themba Mnisi
email: themba.mnisi@sanparks.org
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David Magagula
david.magagula@sanparks.org
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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by arks » Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:46 pm

I agree that phone calls from the USA are not a good option, not only for the expense involved, but also because of the 6/7 hour time difference -- much more from California! I also originally sent my request to Lerato Khoza, but received an out-of-office reply asking that emails rather be sent to David Magagula david.magagula@sanparks.org . However, the reply that I eventually received was from Malane Mabasa Malane.Mabasa@sanparks.org . I'd suggest perhaps sending your request to both? Hope you get your desired bungalow!
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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by Katja » Mon Mar 21, 2016 2:50 pm

I sent emails to Themba Mnisi and David Magagula to ask for a specific unit at Olifants. I received a reply from Samora Mataboge (samora.mataboge@sanparks.org), so one more address you can try...

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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by iLoveMeerkats! » Tue Mar 22, 2016 8:43 am

UPDATE on my Olifants request: I sent an email to themba.mnisi@sanparks.org and five minutes later, I had my choice. Thanks all! Now back to trying to be patient.

Thanks George - we too love October/November. But it is tooooooo far away though. :cry:

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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by csmoothe » Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:36 pm

Hi All,

What is the best unit to try and get when in Talamati?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:55 pm

Hi Chris

There does not seem to be a favourite on the forums; but have a read here:- Accommodation photos

And a read here might assist you:- Talamati
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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by Elsa » Wed May 04, 2016 10:00 pm

Kruger - 22nd May to 9th June 2017 8)

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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by iLoveMeerkats! » Thu May 05, 2016 8:48 am

I had some trouble with my request to Olifants as well. Finally I wrote to Themba Mnisi (Duty Manager) at themba.mnisi@sanparks.org and I heard back within the hour! :gflower:

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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by Horrace » Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:09 pm

Hi Mites,

Could anyone confirm for me whom one should contact for unit requests at Balule?

Not having a reception, I presume it may be Olifants? Any advise greatly appreciated.

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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:47 pm

Hi Horace,

You can contact the following which are for Olifants camps.

Contact Numbers
tel: +27 (0)13 735 6606/7
fax: +27 (0)13 735 6609
Duty Cellphone
cell: 082 888 6563
Hospitality Services Manager
Lerato Khoza
email: lerato.khoza@sanparks.org
Duty Manager(s)
Themba Mnisi
email: themba.mnisi@sanparks.org
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David Magagula
email: david.magagula@sanparks.org
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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by dukla2000 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:53 pm

iLoveMeerkats! wrote:Mari Morland, Skukuza THANK YOU! :gflower:

+1
Countdown running for an unexpected chance for a few nights in KNP in November. This forum has been superb to get some confidence planning, my last visit was at least 45 years ago!

{Did try phuthi.namethe@sanparks.org first - got an invalid recipient bounce for that address.}
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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:11 am

Wonderful news dukla2000,
sure you are going to see lots of changes after 45 years!!
do enjoy the trip. :D

Will check out the invalid address issue! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Requesting specific Accommodation.

Unread post by elpaco » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:41 am

how long before your stay do you send an email to a camp asking for a specific unit ?
I need to figure out how I can come to the KNP for 3 months
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