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 Rates are:

• Quoted per adult per night sharing, invoiced and payable in US Dollars.

• Payable in ZA Rand and subject to the exchange rate at the time of payment.

• Inclusive of all meals, laundry, selected soft drinks, selected alcoholic beverages, non-motorized water sports and

applicable sales tax.

• Subject to change without prior notice.

Additional utility charges:

• Return boat transfer from/to Vilanculos and use of private departure lounge at US$ 100 per person; please note that

these transfers are weather permitted and additional charges will be applicable to alternative means of transfers

between Vilanculos and the lodge (based on charges set by National Parks)

• Airport Frontier tax of US$ 3 per person payable at customs on arrival at Vilanculos International Airport, based on

charges set by Vilanculos International Airport.

• National Parks levy of US$ 10 (20 years and older) or US$ 5 (0 - 19 years) per person per stay; this forms part of a

community project on Benguerua Island and is payable at the lodge upon departure, based on charges set by the

National Parks.

Children

• Children from 16 years old are considered as adults and will therefore require a separate suite at the applicable rate.

• 0 – 3 Year old are accommodated at no additional cost may share with adults, depending on the availability of cots

and/or rooms with a day-bed.

• 3 – 15 Year old are accommodated at 50% (half) of the adult sharing rate, may share with adults, depending on the

Availability of rooms with a day bed.

• Day beds can accommodate a maximum of two children based on both being younger than 7 years old.

• Cots can accommodate a maximum of one child per cot.

• Suites accommodating children sharing with parents contain one day-bed per suite.

• Child rates are applicable whether children share a room with adults or not.

• Inclusive of all meals, non-alcoholic beverages and non-motorized water sports.

• No formal child minding services available.

Travel Information

Insurance

• We highly recommend that travel insurance be taken out.

Visa / Passports

• South African residents do not need a visa, but requires a valid passport to enter Mozambique.

• All Non-South African residents require a visa to enter Mozambique.

• Visas can be purchased upon arrival at Vilanculos International Airport at US$ 95 per visa (subject to change

without prior notice)

Currency

• Mozambique’s local currency is the Metica (MZM), but US dollars and Euros are widely accepted.

• The lodge accepts: Cash payments in USD, GBP, EUROS, ZAR and MZM Travellers’ cheques in USD and ZAR

MasterCard and Visa credit cards.

Travelling options to/from Vilanculos

• Daily flights from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa (departing at 10h15) to

Vilanculos International Airport (arriving at 12h30) can be booked online with Federal Air or with our Marlin Lodge

head office.

• Self-drive to Vilanculos International Airport (approximately 810 km north of the capital city of Maputo) where

secure parking bay is offered on a complimentary basis.

• Charter a private plane, or fly with a privately owned aircraft to Vilanculos International Airport, contact the Marlin

Lodge head office for assistance with charter services.

Transfers

• Our private lounge, situated at Vilanculos International Airport is used as an arrival and departure point for all guests

where refreshments, snacks and shower facilities can be enjoyed while waiting for their transfer or flight. Guests are

transferred by minibus (10 to 15 minutes) from the private lounge to the Vilanculos Harbor from where they will be

taken to Marlin Lodge by boat, which is a 20 to 30 minute excursion.

Transfer times

The following times are set for daily transfers between Vilanculos and Marlin Lodge, but are

dependent on number of guests, passport control, flight times and weather conditions. Any transfers outside of these

times must be pre booked and is charged at a different rate.

 

Arriving Guests

 

Depart

Arrive

Destination

Lounge

Harbour

Marlin Lodge

Time

Between 13:15 & 14:15

Between 13:30 & 14:30

Between 14:00 & 15:00

 

Departing Guests

 

Depart

Arrive

Destination

Marlin Lodge

Harbour

Lounge

Time

Between 11:00 & 11:15

Between 11:30 & 15:45

Between 11:45 & 12:00

 

Payment Terms & Conditions

• 25% Non refundable deposit will be required within 14 days of reservation being made.

• Balance will be required 7 days prior to arrival.

• Full pre payment will be required at time of booking for reservations made within 30 days of arrival.

Cancellations

• Peak Season (20 December – 10 January)

• Only written cancellations will be accepted. Ensure to receive an acknowledgment of cancellations from reservations.

• 50% of fee if cancellation less than 60 days prior to arrival.

• 100% of fee if cancellation less than 30 days prior to arrival.

General

• Only written cancellations will be accepted. Ensure to receive an acknowledgment of cancellations from reservations.

• 25% of fee if cancellation less than 30 days prior to arrival.

• 50% of fee if cancellation less than 15 days prior to arrival.

• 100% of fee if cancellation less than 7 days prior to arrival.

Group: Deposit, Payment and Cancellation

• Policy applies to bookings of ten (10) or more people with a minimum of a 2-night stay apply through out the year.

• A 10% non-refundable deposit may be requested at the time of booking in order to secure rooms, depending on

the size of the group.

• A 50% non-refundable deposit is payable 90 days prior to arrival.

• A 100% non-refundable payment 60 days prior to arrival.

• Every 16th person confirmed will be free of charge, inclusive of all meals, laundry, selected beverages, mini bar, daily sunset cocktail, non motorized water sports and applicable sales tax.

 
   

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