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      Private Guide

      Kenya Nov 25, 2016 at 12:20 AM

      Where can I get info on a guide that are willing t take us to nature reserves close to Nairobi with his/her own car & who can recommend accommodation closeby reserves?

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    • Transit and baggage flying to Zanzibar via Nairobi

      Nairobi Oct 3, 2016 at 4:27 AM

      I'm flying to Zanzibar via Nairobi with Kenya Airways. Land at 5:05pm and the connecting flight with Precision Air is at 7:05pm. Is this enough time to connect and when in transit do you need to go and claim baggage and go through customs? Can the bags be checked for final destination?

      2 Answers Oct 4, 2016 at 4:01 AM
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      Taxis/car service in Nairobi

      Nairobi Aug 18, 2016 at 7:32 AM

      I understand that taxis in Nairobi can be a bit dicey, in terms of security. Can taxis and car services arranged through my hotel (a fairly upscale Western hotel) be considered reliable?

      2 Answers Aug 19, 2016 at 3:13 PM
    • is One hour transit time In Nairobi Airport sufficient with same kenyan airlines

      Nairobi May 31, 2016 at 2:34 AM

      Hello,

      1. I will be coming from Johannesburg to Nairobi & to Mumbai in Nairobi airport
      2. I will be flying with Kenyan air line in both sectors
      3. I have just one hour in Nairobi air port to transit from IA TO IC terminal.
      4. I am a solo passenger without any heavy luggage .
      5. Both airlines are Kenyan airlines
      6. I will arrive at 6.00 am in the Morning and catch a connecting flight at 7.am

      Is the time one hour sufficient to transit in Nairobi. from terminal 1A to TERMINAL 1C.
      I plan to take it as others have 14 to 24 hours transit time.
      Pl guide me

      7 Answers Jun 5, 2016 at 2:42 AM
    • is One hour transit time In Nairobi Airport sufficient with same kenyan airlines

      Nairobi May 31, 2016 at 2:34 AM

      Hello,

      1. I will be coming from Johannesburg to Nairobi & to Mumbai in Nairobi airport
      2. I will be flying with Kenyan air line in both sectors
      3. I have just one hour in Nairobi air port to transit from IA TO IC terminal.
      4. I am a solo passenger without any heavy luggage .
      5. Both airlines are Kenyan airlines
      6. I will arrive at 6.00 am in the Morning and catch a connecting flight at 7.am

      Is the time one hour sufficient to transit in Nairobi. from terminal 1A to TERMINAL 1C.
      I plan to take it as others have 14 to 24 hours transit time.
      Pl guide me

    • one hour transit time ---enoughin nairobi ??

      Nairobi May 31, 2016 at 1:51 AM

      Hi,

      I will be travelling from Johannasberg to Mumbai . I will have to transit thru Nairobi and the transit time is only one hour ,,, just 60 miutes.

      I am a solo passenger with out any big checked in luggage .
      Is Nairobi airport is a Large airport.?
      Will it be possible for me to transit from IA to 1C TERMINAL in Nairobi airport at 6.00 am i.e: in the morning .

      I am planning to go by this because others are with 14 to 24 hours transit time.

      Pl guide me

      1 Answer Jun 11, 2016 at 6:10 AM
    • Visiting Nairobi

      Nairobi Feb 10, 2016 at 6:16 AM

      I'm based at Nakuru & plan to visit Nairobi this weekend. I'd like to know which is the downtown area of Nairobi, where can I shop (malls, shopping centres, etc.)

      1 Answer Feb 10, 2016 at 9:59 AM
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      Nairobi airport: any lounge?

      Nairobi Aug 15, 2015 at 6:39 AM

      I know the airport is not yet fully re-constructed. Is there a lounge there? If yes, how much would it charge? I am having 6-hour transit time and would like to rest a bit in early morning.
      If not, are there other places/shops to kill time?

      3 Answers Aug 19, 2015 at 12:39 PM
    • NIGHT CLUBS

      Nairobi Mar 24, 2015 at 5:05 AM

      which is the best night club in nairobi

      2 Answers May 15, 2015 at 5:43 PM
    • 12 hours transit at nairobi airport

      Nairobi Aug 19, 2014 at 1:51 PM

      We (wife, me and my 2 children) will be transiting for 12 hours overnight at nairobi airport flying with Kenya airways in december. We intend to sleep overnight in a hotel nearby. I'm just wondering if anyone had such experience before. How about the town's safety since we will arrive at 9 pm and our corresponding flight is at 9 a.m the day after? Thank you for all your answers.

      5 Answers Aug 26, 2014 at 4:58 AM
    • Do I need to get transit VISAs for my students?

      Nairobi Aug 8, 2014 at 3:47 AM

      In October I'm taking 11 students to Tanzania. We are flying via Nairobi. We have a 55 minute wait at Nairobi airport before catching our flight to Kilimanjaro. Should I travel to London now to get transit visas or should I just wait and get them (if we need them) when we land in Nairobi?

      7 Answers Aug 9, 2014 at 10:38 AM
    • Shoping in Nairobi

      Nairobi Jul 18, 2014 at 11:57 AM

      How much should I expect to pay for an elephant hair bracelet in Nairobi?

      3 Answers Jul 19, 2014 at 3:26 PM
    • How long does it take to get a transit visa at Nairobi Airport?

      Nairobi Jul 17, 2014 at 4:12 PM

      My daughter travelled to Kilimanjaro airport via Nairobi airport last Sunday. She was told that she wouldn't need a transit visa, but because she was flying different airlines into and out of the airport she had a nightmare trying to get her baggage! She did manage to get it finally but she ended up in departures really late with no boarding pass and still carrying her hold luggage and had to argue with the person on the gate for a long time before they finally allowed her to board the flight. Very stressful for a 19 year old!
      She wants to avoid the same problem on her return but doesn't have a lot of time between flights - hence the question.
      Appreciate any help anyone can give!.

      2 Answers Jul 22, 2014 at 6:46 AM
    • Hotels near the airport in Nairobi

      Nairobi Jul 5, 2014 at 8:08 AM

      I am overnighting in Nairobi between flights to Arusha. Does anyone have a hotel they would recommend near the airport?

      Thanks

      3 Answers Jul 6, 2014 at 2:32 AM
    • what is the best way to get from Nairobi airport to Arusha Tanzania?

      Nairobi Jul 4, 2014 at 4:11 PM

      I am flying into Nairobi and need to get to Arusha for a safari. Precision Air flies from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro but have read some pretty bad reviews about their service. There is also a bus service but I am unfamiliar with border crossing procedures and admittedly a little apprehensive. Any advice and experiences would be greatly appreciated.

      9 Answers Jul 26, 2016 at 4:28 AM
    • Nairobi to Arusha/Mwanza

      Nairobi Jul 2, 2014 at 8:46 AM

      Hi all, I realise my question is very similar to Wawszczyk so I am sorry for the repition. I will also be flying into Nairobi and hoping to get a bus to Arusha and on to Mwanza. My problem is that most reviews and forums say that buses only make this journey twice a day 8am and 2pm. My flight arrives in Nairobi at 13.40. Does this mean I will need to stay a night in Nairobi and get a bus the next day or does anyone know of any bus/shuttle companies who begin the journey at a later time.

      Thanks for the advice

      4 Answers Jul 3, 2014 at 2:29 PM
    • Travel from Nairobi to Tanzania

      Nairobi Jun 28, 2014 at 8:44 AM

      Given the latest travel warnings from the FCO about terrorist threats in and around Nairobi, what would you advise as being the safest way to travel form Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta airport to either Arusha or Mwanza - air or bus? Is it ok to wait to get visas on arrival in Kenya flying from England to Nairobi arriving 7.25am July 12th and heading straight on to Tanzania).
      thanks,
      Stefan

      4 Answers Jun 30, 2014 at 5:23 AM
    • a place to have a party

      Nairobi Jun 15, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      I'm looking for a place that i can have my birth day party. The place is to be very spacious and have a stage. I am an artist who is hoping to perform on that night, where can i find such a place

      2 Answers Jun 16, 2014 at 3:29 AM
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      Like To Meet Virtual Members From Nairobi

      Nairobi Apr 20, 2014 at 5:16 AM

      Are there any Virtual Tourist From Nairobi Kenya?

      4 Answers May 3, 2014 at 6:20 AM
    • Trip to Masaimara

      Nairobi Apr 15, 2014 at 5:06 AM

      How can I book trip to Masai Mara reserve?

      3 Answers Jun 5, 2014 at 11:55 PM
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      about cars in nairobi

      Nairobi Mar 3, 2014 at 2:16 AM

      Hi. NExt month I am coming to nairobi . I will stay there 3 years. first of my question is about car. In my country if you are foreign you can buy the car from foreign to foreign and you don't pay any taxes. Because of this these cars are cheaper according to the peers. May I buy a car this type... ıf not how are the car prices. I will need a small car when ı come to nairobi. and what about the rental house prices(in muthaiga especially).? I will need a small house(1 bedroom) and of course must be secured. and you think should I rent with furnitere or free hose and I get the furniture. Thank you for answers.

      18 Answers Jun 17, 2014 at 4:33 AM
    • Happy Hour

      Nairobi Area Feb 3, 2014 at 3:20 AM

      Any decent happy hour spots in Nairobi?

      3 Answers Feb 3, 2014 at 1:23 PM
    • Absolute Africa Overland tour Nairobi-Capetown 56 days

      Nairobi Jan 29, 2014 at 6:17 AM

      Hi everyone!
      I am planning an overland tour departing on 13th of February (in just 2 weeks!) On several fora I saw mixed comments, one found AA wonderful and the other horrible. Does anyone have experience with this tour and operator?
      Thanks a lot!

      5 Answers Feb 2, 2014 at 12:12 AM
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      Car Rental

      Nairobi Dec 29, 2013 at 4:19 PM

      I am 21 years old, is it possible to rent a car in Nairobi?

      12 Answers Jul 19, 2014 at 8:34 AM
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      cheap clean accomadation

      Nairobi Dec 23, 2013 at 10:34 AM

      are there any cheap clean hotels/guest houses/lodges in nairobi with prices ranging from 20-30 US dollars?

      4 Answers Dec 24, 2013 at 11:33 AM
    • sports bars in Nairobi?

      Nairobi Area Nov 16, 2013 at 3:54 AM

      which bars in nairobi show international rugby

      2 Answers Nov 16, 2013 at 4:24 AM
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      Entrance charges

      Nairobi Nov 9, 2013 at 12:37 AM

      what is the entrance fee at the sheldricks animal ophanage?

      5 Answers Nov 12, 2013 at 5:01 AM
    • IB program for Grade 4

      Nairobi Oct 27, 2013 at 7:49 AM

      My 10 year old daughter is currently in an international school which offers IB program to all grade levels.
      Is there any IB school in Nairobi that offers iB for Grade 4? Many thanks Carol

      5 Answers Oct 31, 2013 at 3:07 AM
    • Will we be safe?

      Nairobi Sep 27, 2013 at 3:10 PM

      My husband and I are going to a game reserve in the Masi Mara on 4th October flying to Niarobi. Will it be safe for us to travel given the latest news?

      6 Answers Sep 30, 2013 at 6:52 AM
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      Hiring a car that is suitable to explore the Aberdares and Central Highlands

      Nairobi Aug 12, 2013 at 8:54 AM

      Hi
      We'll be spending a few days in Kenya in mid December on our way back from Pemba and want to hire an affordable vehicle that's suitable to explore the Aberdares and Central Highlands.
      There will be four of us - two adults and two children - plus our luggage (a couple of large cases and sundry hand luggage).
      Can anyone recommend a reliable yet affordable company to hire from? And what sort of vehicle should we hire? We don't want to go to the expense of hiring a 4WD if it's not necessary, but don't have a good enough handle on road conditions to make a judgement call one way or the other.
      Regards
      Cathy

      6 Answers Dec 2, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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      RAVAGING FIRE AT NAIROBI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

      Nairobi Aug 7, 2013 at 8:03 AM

      There was a ravaging fire at J.K.I.A that has massively destroyed everything at arrival lounge, the flights are only directed to various destinations. Travelers are stranded and the airport is at a stand still.Anyone at the spot and needing some advice?

      7 Answers Sep 27, 2013 at 1:37 AM