FAQ for KARIBU-KILIFAIR 2020 BUYER

Semi-hosted travel agent/buyer program

  1. Must I use the suggested flights?

The suggested economy class flights given to you are our recommended flights, should you wish to fly another airline /routing you are most welcome to. Please note that you will only be on the Cash Back Program if you fly with Ethiopian Airlines. This applies regardless of whether you fly economy or business class.

  1. Are airport transfers included?

Free Airport transfers will be provided to the Buyers arriving with ET on arrival from JRO, on departure from Arusha, to and from applicable airstrips.

However private transfers and shuttles will be available at discounted prices for passengers from other airlines. Please check for availability in your General Information.

 

  1. Are all of my meals included?

We do not offer meals! At the official events, we do provide finger food only - please refer to the events’ program online. There are some evenings at leisure in the case you wish to explore Arusha or meet up with industry friends.

In regards of the FAM trip, please refer to the itinerary that you selected. Included meals are detailed for you; please note that any meal not mentioned will be at your own expense.

 

  1. Is my accommodation included for the duration of my time in Arusha?

Accommodation is available at a discounted special rate. We are happy to put you in contact with KKF accommodation partners listed on our General Information page. Particular properties who are exhibiting at the show remain available should you wish to make your own arrangements or for extra stays or site visit.

 

  1. Do I need special luggage?

If you are on a flying safari, or if any transport on your itinerary involves an internal flight, we recommend travelling with a smaller soft bag for your FAM trip. The small aircrafts that are used for domestic flights in Tanzania have a strict luggage (soft bag) allowance of 15kg. The domestic airports do not have traditional luggage storage facilities. We suggest you make arrangements with your Arusha hotel to keep your suitcase.

 

  1. Who will meet me on arrival?

JRO (Kilimanjaro International Airport) will be manned by a representative of the KKF team. Please look for the KARIBU/KILIFAIR Desk inside arrivals during normal working hours. Should your flight arrive in the middle of the night, please proceed out of the terminal and look for your transfer displaying your name to be taken directly to your hotel if you booked before arriving!

 

  1. How will I get to / from the expo?

Over the duration of the expo in Arusha transfers are included to and from the TGT Grounds where the event will be held.

 

  1. Do I need a visa?

Please refer to our visa information on the Buyer zone to check if your nationality requires a visa. Please allow sufficient time for processing.

For entry requirements and Visa Information please click HERE

 

  1. Do I need any inoculations?

All travelers entering Tanzania require a yellow fever inoculation. Please obtain this from your local travel clinic or doctor. Please travel with your yellow fever certificate as you may be asked to present this at the airport.

 

  1. Do I need to take malaria medication?

Parts of Tanzania have greater malaria risk than others. Please consult your travel clinic or doctor for guidance.

 

  1. Do I need to carry travel insurance?

Yes, as part of our terms and conditions for the hosting program, we ask that you take out travel insurance cover and provide proof of cover before travel.

 

  1. What is Speed Networking?

This is where exhibitors and buyers or travel influencers meet in 5 minutes mini meetings. They will be sat in a way which makes them easy to access and easy to approach. This is the most efficient way to get the right people talking to each other face to face.

 

  1. Why semi-hosted agent/buyer and not fully-hosted?

KARIBU-KILIFAIR is organized by Kilifair Promotion Co. Ltd – a privately owned company and not governmental. Fully hosted buyer programs are known from several tourism fairs in other African countries, to proof tourism by statistics only. The country of Tanzania is full of amazing attractions and KARIBU-KILIFAIR provides the biggest Tourism platform in central Africa for world-wide stakeholders & interested travel agents/buyers. Both, Tanzania itself and KARIBU-KILIFAIR are attractive enough to make buyers coming and to choose from hundreds of exhibitors & new business contacts. We are happy to support serious buyers with various amenities, such as Fam Trips and even a cash back program for flights (Terms to apply).

 

  1. Climate

The climate of Tanzania in June is colder than most travelers think. For Arusha please expect sunny days with a chance of short rain showers and approximated temperatures between 25°C during day and down to 12°C during night. Temperatures during evenings & nights in the Northern Safari Circuit can go as low as 5°C. Please be prepared.

 

  1. Safety

Although Tanzania is rated as one of the safest countries in Africa, please be aware of pickpockets on streets, public transports, tourist attractions and gatherings, as well as on the fair ground. Lock your valuables in the hotel safe and carry little cash money. Keep smartphones & laptops under close supervision.

 

  1. Cash ATM Machines and currency

Our sponsor NMB Bank will be present on the fair ground and does provide an ATM machine for cash withdraw as well as a currency exchange facility.

 

 

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