In a few days your biggest deal will finally be signed off after two years negotiating and hard work. Your client, from New York is visiting South Africa for the first time and treating his wife to a ‘second honeymoon’ which is great as you and your wife are both in dire need of a relaxing getaway. Over the two year period you’ve built up an excellent rapport with your client and know they’ll be well pleased with the accommodation provided at a private game reserve in the Eastern Cape.
Plan you holiday with family, friends and Business meeting
You get great deals through ‘domesticflights-southafrica.co.za’ and you’re booked to fly with ‘FlySafair’ on 26th February, departing from ‘OR Tambo International’ at 05h30, arriving in Port Elizabeth at 07h10, returning to Johannesburg 4th March for only R2,992. As usual you got an excellent rate with ‘domesticflights-southafrica.co.za’ with a ‘Hertz Car Hire’ vehicle for just R248.38 per day including a free collision damage waiver and theft protection.
After visiting friends you’ve opted to spend a relaxing night with your wife at ‘Lemon Tree Lane’, a bed and breakfast for R495 pp sharing and you’ll meet up with your client and his wife in the morning at ‘Port Elizabeth International Airport’ where they’re due to arrive on a flight from Cape Town with ‘FlySafair’ for only R1,834 including taxes, fees and a liquidation money back guarantee, also booked through ‘domesticflights-southafrica’. For your client you booked a WV Polo Vivo vehicle from Budget through ‘domesticflights-southafrica.co.za’ with an air conditioner and manual transmission for only R1,916 for eight days as they plan to do a bit of travelling after the weekend.
You’re treating your guests for the weekend at the 5-star ‘Pumba Private Game Reserve’, an hour’s drive from Port Elizabeth and as they’ve just got off the plane, you’ll stop off for refreshments and a walk in Colchester, known as the ‘Jewel of the Eastern Cape’ set on the banks of the ‘Sundays River’ before continuing onto Grahamstown where you’ll have a light lunch and visit the local historical attractions. Then it’s just another five kilometers before reaching ‘Pumba’.
You haven’t forgotten your client mentioning some time back, big on his ‘bucket list’ was to see the ‘Big Five’ and at ‘Pumba’ besides the ‘Big Five’ there’s the added bonus of seeing the rare White Lion including Cheetahs, Wild Dogs, Hyena and Giraffe and his wife will be enthralled with over 317 bird species in the area, being an avid ‘birder’!
Your reason besides the ‘Big Five’, for choosing ‘Pumba’ is that it’s malaria free and importantly, managed in accordance with ‘Green Leaf Environmental Standards’ which fits in nicely with your clients operations of providing environmentally friendly products besides being passionate about animal and nature conservation.
You’ve booked chalets at the ‘Msenge Bush Lodge’ where the beauty of the wild is visible 24/7 from privately enclosed glass chalets where you can relax on your own wooden deck, take in the sunset as you view the animals enjoying their watering hole at dusk. Each luxury chalet has its own outdoor shower and plunge pool, king-size or twin beds, en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and heating, mini-bar and hospitality trays, a fire-place for romantics, mosquito netting, direct dial telephones and an electronic safe.
After indulging in a delectable African cuisine you’ll sign off the contracts, celebrate with a bottle of the best bubbly and then truly relax as you soak in the ambiance of bush, mountains and animals from your private deck. You’re looking forward to the day and night drives including a challenge from your client as to who’ll catch the most bass while you have no doubt the ladies will indulge in a holistic pamper at the Soul Spa.
After departing from ‘Pumba’ you’ll return to Port Elizabeth and spend the day taking your guests around the City before your departure back to Johannesburg. Your client may stay on for an additional day before booking his cheap air flight to Durban and lastly Johannesburg where you’ll be picking them up at ‘OR Tambo’ and treating them to dinner in Sandton.