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Amberfield College Tour to Egypt – Sept 2020

Travel and Sport - Egypt




Culture Tour

Tour Type

11 Days


September 2020


Welcome to the tour page for Amberfield College Culture tour to Egypt

September 2020

On this page you will be given information, updates, documents and guidance to assist you in preparing for your child’s tour abroad. Please read the information provided and refer to the FAQ’s tab. If after reading all the relevant documents you still have questions, you are welcome to contact us.



Total Group Size
25 students
* Subject to Change

– Price is based on 20 students and is subject to change if the group size decreases.

– Price is based on departure from Johannesburg.

-Price is based on an exchange rate of R14,50 to 1USD and is Subject to Change.

11 Days / 8 Nights
·         Johannesburg – Cairo

·        Cairo – Johannesburg

·        Luxury Private Coach

·        Nile Cruise

City Nights Type Description
Cairo 1 Oasis Hotel or similar Triple/Multi sharing – students

Twin sharing – teachers

Aswan 1 Helnan Aswan Hotel or similar
Nile Cruise 3 M/S /Concerto Nile Cruise or similar
Hurghada 3 Sunny days El Palacio  Hotel or Similar
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Daily 7 8
Excursions Entrance View only
Egyptian Museum X  
Papyrus Museum X  
Visit old Cairo   X
Giza Pyramids   X
Valley Temple and Sphinx X  
Perfumery Palace X  
Cotton Place X  
High Dam X
Temple of Philae X  
Nile Cruise X  
Felucca ride X  
The Botanical Island X  
Kom Ombo    
Temple of Sobek and Haroeris X  
Temple Horus X  
King’s Valley X  
The Temple of Hatshepsut of el Deir El Bahary X  
Colossi of Memnon X  
East Bank Luxor Temple X  
Karnak Temple X  
Temple of Amon X  
Private glass boat trip X  
Sharm El Sheikh    
Each traveller will receive a  complimentary travel backpack
Airport taxes are subject to change (± R 5000 pp)
Group insurance of R340 per person
·        Each person travelling will be required to apply for an Online eVisa.
·        One free small mineral water per person per day

·        Free Wi fi from the bus and on the Nile cruise

Booking Process:

To make a booking for your child/yourself kindly follow the easy steps below:

  • Step 1: Complete Booking Form

    Kindly follow the below link to complete the Online Booking Form.

    This form provides us with the necessary details to make tour arrangements for your child/you and is compulsory.

    Please select the following tour name from the School Tour drop down list on the booking page:

    ‘Amberfield College Cultural Tour – Egypt Sept 2020’

  • Step 2: Make Payment

    Make the deposit payment by 14 February 2020


    Account Name : Freeworld Travel

    Bank Name : ABSA

    Bank Code : 632005

    Account type : Cheque

    Account number : 4070845967

     Reference: 19256 Child’s Initials + Surname

    Payments made as per your tour’s payment schedule are non-refundable 

    *Please note terms & conditions apply

  • Step 3: Keep up with the payment schedule

    Please stay up to date with the below payment schedule

    Deposit Deadline 14 February 2019   R 5 000*
    2nd Payment 29 February 2020 R 4 000
    4th Payment 31 March 2020 R 4 000
    5th Payment 30 April 2020 R 4 000
    6th Payment 31 May 2020 R 4 000
    7th Payment 30 June 2020 R 4 000
    Final Payment 31 July 2020 Balance

Mobile Payment Solutions

Need to make a electronic payment? Please make use of our mobile payment solutions: SnapScan or Zapper.

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Each person travelling will be required to have the following documents:


A valid passport:

Each person travelling needs to have a passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 months after the return date back to South Africa.

Travellers with other nationality passports who do not have a South African passport will be required to have:

  • A study visa valid for 6 months after the return date OR
  • A work visa valid for 6 months after the return date OR
  • A temporary residence permit valid for 6 months after the return date OR
  • A permanent residence permit

Travellers with dual citizenship will be required to have both passports valid for 6 months after the return date.

South African citizens can apply for a Passport at the Dept of Home Affairs.

Foreign citizens must apply at their country’s Embassy / Consulate


Unabridged Birth Certificate: 

Each child under the age of 18 travelling will be required to have an Unabridged Birth Certificate.

Please note that the Unabridged Birth Certificate contains both parents’ full names and surname as well as their ID numbers along with the child’s details.

This rule was implemented by the Dept of Immigration and commenced at the beginning of June 2015. Minors who do not have their unabridged birth certificate will NOT be allowed through immigrations in South Africa – departing and arriving.

If your child is not yet 18 years of age and does not have such a birth certificate, please apply now.  The processing of the document can take several months, so it is of utmost importance that all students apply for it now.

All documents need to be in English. If they are not in English, they need to be OFFICIALLY TRANSLATED to an English document.

South African citizens can apply for an Unabridged Birth Certificate at the Dept of Home Affairs.

Foreign citizens must apply at their country’s Embassy / Consulate


Immigration Documents:

For a child under the age of 18 to enter/exit the country, passport control at the airports will request to see certain documents. These documents need to be prepared and taken with on tour.

Please see below required documents:

  • Certified copy of Unabridged Birth Certificate of the child
  • Parental Consent Affidavit (Home Affairs form – must be stamped and signed by a commissioner of oath)
  • Certified copy of mother ID / female legal guardian
  • Certified copy of father ID / male legal guardian
  • In case of a deceased parent/s, a certified copy of the death certificate/s
  • In case of adopted children, certified copies of the court documents proving adoption
  • In case of legal guardianship, certified copies of court documents proving legal guardianship

Important Notes and Instructions

  • The immigration requirements apply to all children that will not be 18 years of age by the day before departure.
  • For the immigration requirements, the stamps which certify the copied document, needs to be original with the original signature of the officer / commissioner of oath.
  • This means that no scanned and e-mail documents will be accepted for this purpose.
  • Kindly note that a certified copy or commissioner of oath stamp is only valid for three months.

Further instructions regarding the immigration documents will be given through at a later stage such as the accompanying adult’s details. Please note that these documents are very important and passport control is strict. The child will not be allowed to exit/enter the country without the proper documentation.


A valid visa:

Please see below all the relevant details regarding the visa required:

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Why tour?

Benefits for the learner:

  • Tour safely in a controlled environment surrounded by your friends

  • Holistic student development, build self confidence, maturity and independence

  • Broaden horizons and increase tolerance and respect for other cultures

  • Bring your textbook to life

  • Improve teacher-learner relationship