Ban on plastic bags
For all travelers going to Africa and especially Kenya and Tanzania avoid delays on arrival at their airports, do not bring single-use plastic bags.
Effective 1st June 2019: All passengers arriving at any Kenya & Tanzania airports, can possibly face very heavy fines for using plastic bags in any way, shape or form. Using, manufacture or importation of plastic bags, including garbage bags and shopping bags is illegal. Offenders, including tourists, could face very heavy fines.
Visitors/Citizens and Residents alike are advised to avoid packing any plastic bags in their suitcases or in carry-on hand luggage before flying to Kenya & Tanzania. Items purchased at the airport before boarding the aircraft should be removed from plastic bags. Please check hand luggage before disembarking at entry points and any plastic bags should be left in the plane.
Similarly, the transparent “zip-lock” plastic bags that some airlines require passengers to use for keeping liquids, cosmetics, toiletries, etc separately in hand luggage are also not permitted to be brought and should be removed and left on the plane before disembarking.”
African countries who already have or will have a total or partial ban on single-use plastics are: Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritania, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Your Trusted Travel Agency in Orange County Specializing In International Trips
We combine years of personal experience with exclusive benefits you won't find with the big name travel companies.
Best Priced Deals
Call or Email To Get Started:
"We look forward to helping you plan your next international trip".
Founder & Professional Travel Planner
an affiliate of Luxe Travel
Voted one of the top travel specialist for 2021 by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
Hear what our clients have to say...
Ed is so helpful and easy to work with. He has helped my Mom and I plan two trips so far. He is always quick to answer any questions you may have and he has a million and one wonderful suggestions and ideas. I can't imagine planning a trip without him now!
- Rachel T.
This is the second trip Ed has put together for us. We just tell him where we want to go and he takes care of everything, down to the smallest detail. Planning a trip can be so stressful, especially going someplace for the first time. Thanks Ed!!
- Serene G.
Gary and I have known as used Ed as a travel planner for years and love his services. It seems he has been everywhere we want to go, and has found all the great places to eat, see and go. His hotels are always wonderful and he is very easy to work with. We give him our highest recommendation.
- Betsy J.
I have been a travel customer of Ed Postal for almost 15 years. I am solo female traveler that prefers to avoid group travel, and Ed has assisted with trips to Indonesia, Turkey, France, Italy, Mexico and Africa. He always plans a safe and easy itinerary and his knowledge of the area and professional travel connections provide a marvelous experience!!
- Karyn P.
Ed knows the best months to travel and where to find great deals. I feel completely at ease when I travel under Ed's guidance. You can call him night or day if you have a question, a change, etc. while on your journey.
- Colleen L.
Ed has helped me plan several trips to Portugal and Greece and Turkey. He is very flexible and will help with any needs you may have. I would use him for any future travel that I plan to take. Thanks
- Bob F.
Ed has helped me plan a few international trips now. He makes it easy to narrow down the options and has great feedback regarding what he suggests you do. I would recommend!
- Jasmine P.
International Travel Planners
Orange County Travel Agency
A Signature Travel Network member
16450 Bake Parkway
Irvine, CA 92618
A Luxe Travel Management Independent Agent
ASTA VERIFIED TRAVEL ADVISOR CST
We are SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocates helping those with special needs travel requirements.