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  1. Jos Stratford

    Anyone else got a plan a and plan b trip?

    Take it up with the airlines, not me - it is the same situation for most flights within Europe, etc, etc. Airlines do have a compulsory mask requirement while on board, but generally enforce the destination requirements for covid test. For my destination, I will have a covid test upon arrival...
  2. Jos Stratford

    Anyone else got a plan a and plan b trip?

    Will do today 👍
  3. Jos Stratford

    Anyone else got a plan a and plan b trip?

    I accept I am in a fortunate position, but thanks to Namibia's excellent infrastructure and the lockdown in Lithuania pushing work and school to remote, both of these are happening in my case, just in a considerably warmer and more pleasant land.
  4. Jos Stratford

    Anyone else got a plan a and plan b trip?

    Well, travel in this era does need some flexibility ...many test centres do offer same day results *, so it wouldn't need to be three days in advance. Good birding and butterflies around Windhoek, so a day or two there no hardship. Can also do in Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, etc * I can add no...
  5. Jos Stratford

    Anyone else got a plan a and plan b trip?

    No negative test is required before coming home, simply register online and they schedule a test in the 24 hours after arriving back (but for anyone needing a test before departing Namibia, it is easily arranged in Windhoek) Test is free for all returning citizens and residents to Lithuania, we...
  6. Jos Stratford

    Anyone else got a plan a and plan b trip?

    For non-UK based birders in particular, some parts of Africa are absolutely looking fine - I have been in Namibia for 4 months now and it is simply fantastic ...top class birds, mammals and butterflies, all areas open and all hotels, lodges and reserves operating as usual, straightforward entry...
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