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We’d love to hear your views about future travel.

Paul Campbell - November 15, 2021

As the world continues to reopen, we’d love to hear your hopes and thoughts about travel over the coming year. Are you hoping to travel as soon as possible, or do you think it’s too early to be making plans yet? We would be very grateful if you could spend a few minutes sharing your […] Read More


The world is opening up to travel – so where now?

Paul Campbell - October 22, 2021

For most of us the last 18 months have meant very little opportunity to travel abroad, and for long periods of time we have also been unable to even meet friends and family locally. This has now changed following the easing of international travel rules over recent weeks, including the removal of all African countries […] Read More


Mauritius October Opening

Tracey Campbell - August 24, 2021

From 1st October, fully vaccinated travellers (ie those who have been double jabbed) can travel to Mauritius and stay in any of the hotels on this beautiful island. Your only travel requirement is that you must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to departure from your country of origin. For anyone […] Read More


Gorilla Permits in Uganda – Prices Dropped for 2021

Tracey Campbell - November 30, 2020

Great news for anyone with a New Years Resolution to go and trek the endangered mountain gorilla – a real bucketlist ambition for many people. The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have just announced massive reductions on gorilla and chimpanzee tracking fees – which now makes this more affordable. Gorilla tracking permits have been reduced from […] Read More


Safari Travel In The Age Of Covid-19

Paul Campbell - August 13, 2020

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way we live, and travellers are having to adjust to the new protocols and procedures that have been put in place across the globe as international travel resumes. Many of the destinations that we work with are already open or about to open to international visitors again, and all properties […] Read More


Coronavirus Update

Paul Campbell - June 1, 2020

Travel Butlers has been working with clients, airlines, and partners across Africa to postpone and reschedule holidays affected by the coronavirus travel restrictions since governments around the world started to put their countries into lockdown in March. We are constantly monitoring the ever-changing situation as lockdowns are starting to be lifted, and whilst we have […] Read More


Seychelles and Mauritius are now free of Covid-19

Paul Campbell - May 22, 2020

The island paradise of Seychelles has become the second country in the Indian Ocean to become free of Covid-19. The nation of fewer than one hundred thousand inhabitants reported 11 cases in total, and the last infected patient has tested negative for a number of consecutive days and is now considered to be fully recovered […] Read More


South Africa and Antarctica: The Ultimate Trip To The Wild South

Paul Campbell - May 24, 2019

An exciting new 10 day itinerary has just been announced that combines an outstanding 5* safari experience at Singita with a couple of days in Cape Town (the Mother City), and to top it all off, a journey to one of the most remote places on earth, Antarctica. With just one set departure date announced […] Read More


Travel Butlers Nominated In Two Categories In The British Travel Awards

Paul Campbell - July 23, 2018

We are delighted to have been nominated in the British Travel Awards 2018 in the “Best Safari, Wildlife & Nature Holiday Company” and “Best Holiday Company to Africa” categories. These industry-leading awards are often called the Oscars of the travel industry, and the winners are decided by public vote and announced at a gala dinner […] Read More


Travel Butlers Wins 2018 Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award

Paul Campbell - February 19, 2018

With the awards season well under way, we are thrilled to hear that we have just been awarded our third Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award based on independent reviews by our customers on Feefo.com. Our heartfelt thanks to all the clients that have given us such lovely reviews on Feefo over the last year, and […] Read More