What Payment Methods do accept?

They are three payment options:

  • Online Credit Card
  • Direct Wire Transfers
  • PayPal

Why should I make payment using credit card?

Credit card payment is the fastest method of making payments to us without going through many bank procedures. Once you make the payment, we immediately get an approval. This method assists us to confirm your booking promptly. There is an additional bank charge of 4% as mentioned below. There are no other hidden costs.

How do I know that my credit card payment is secured?

Your credit card payment is completely secured. We use a link that is sent directly by the bank. The website is HTTPS, which stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. Also, we do not take credit card numbers from you, it needs to be filled up by you using the bank website directly.

Why is there 5% charge?

The 4% charge is a bank charge. These charges are not applied by Beacon Safaris but by the bank. In Kenya, the banks charge surcharge of 4% for paying by credit card.

How do I know my credit card payment has gone through?

Once you insert the details in the secured website, you will automatically see an approval on the website and online receipt which you need to print and save it for your records. Please send us the payment receipt on email so that we can confirm your booking immediately.


What happens after the credit card approval process?

Once we receive your credit card approval, we shall send you a credit card authorization form that you need to fill for bank verification purposes only. In order to avoid fraud, the banks verify the forms that you have filled to confirm that you are the owner of the credit card. You would also require scanning your passport copy and sending it for bank verification.


Why do I need to send the credit card authorization form?

The reason is so that the banks can verify that you are the true owner of the credit card and thus avoid frauds.

What happens if my credit card transaction fails?

If your transaction fails, then you need to contact your bank to authorize the payments to Kenya. Most of the time, banks put a caveat on transactions that they feel are fraudulent especially in countries like Kenya. All you need to do is inform your bank regarding your transaction and you need to try again.

How do I pay via Direct Wire Transfers?

Below are all the bank details that you will require to transfer the funds to our account. If you pay using this method, you need to bear all the bank charges as we have no provisions of bank charges in the cost. When transferring the funds, please ensure that our final bank account name is mentioned in the transfer copy. Once we get the swift copy we shall send it to the bank to follow up. This mode of payment takes a minimum of 7 business working days for the funds to arrive in our account.

Beneficiary : Beacon Safaris                                                                                                                                   Account Number : 1157364373
Bank Name : Kenya Commercial Bank
P. O .Box 46950-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Swift code : KCBLKENX

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We know, you might be having some queries. We have prepared a list of frequently asked questions.

How do I make a direct bank transfer?

You can pay using direct wire transfer either by using online banking or going directly to the bank and instructing the bank to make an international wire transfer to Beacon Safaris.

How much are the bank charges for Beneficiary bank account?

Approximately USD 30 should be kept as a provision for beneficiary bank account charges.

How do I get the bank details?

To Beneficiary :
Beacon Safaris – A/C : 1157364373
Kenya Commercial Bank
P. O .Box 46950-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Swift code : KCBLKENX

What is the most important detail to mention in the wire transfer?

The most important detail when transfer payments to our account is our final beneficiary account details which is;

To Beneficiary :
Beacon Safaris – A/C : 1157364373
Kenya Commercial Bank
P. O .Box 46950-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Swift code : KCBLKENX

What is the physical address of the bank in Kenya?

Kenya Commercial Bank
Harambee Avenue,
P. O. Box 46950
Nairobi, Kenya.

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What happens after I make a wire transfer?

Once you have successfully completed a wire transfer, you need to scan us a wire confirmation so that we can follow up with the bank.

How long does it take for the wire transfer to arrive to us?

Wire transfer usually takes between 3-5 business working days to arrive in our account.

What email address should I pay to via PayPal?

Our email address is payment@beaconsafaris.com  All payments via credit card attract a 3.9% surcharge. You can also request for a PayPal invoice/bill.

What are your Payment Terms?

Tour packages are confirmed upon receipt of 30% deposit of the total cost of the package. Balance payable in full 14 days prior to arrival. Full payment is required if tour is booked less than 14 days.