Five days ago, the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) partnered with Breeze Travel and Safaris as the official travel company to fly Uganda Cranes fans to Gabon for the 2017 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers.
The experienced travel company won’t be just venturing into something new as they have before, flown fans to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the 2008 AFCON qualifier against Lesotho in Maseru and the 2012 AFCON qualifier against Kenya away at Nyayo stadium among others.
Upl.co.ug caught up with the company’s MD Alexis B. Jubilee as the preparations to fly the gallant Cranes fans hits top gear with less than two months to Uganda’s first finals game since 1978.
Alexis on Breeze
According to Alexis, Breeze Travel and Safaris Ltd is rated among the best in the business in the country and the region.
“We have organised business, education, sports and leisure trips and tours for our clients,” she stated. “We have experience in organising international tours by having continuous special travel package to Egypt, Dubai, South Africa, Seychelles, Netherlands, USA, Malaysia, China and Singapore among others,” she added.
Experience with sports fans travel
We have been at the forefront of the organizing better, fair and memorable sport tourism packages.We took over 70 Cranes fans to Maseru during the 2008 AFCON qualifier against Lesotho, we also had different packages for fans to South Africa during the 2010 World Cup, did same when Kenya hosted The Cranes in the 2012 AFCON qualifier at Nyayo stadium plus took fans to AFCON finals in Ghana 2008 among others.
A renowned football fan, Norbert Kazibwe who was part of the fans that travelled with the company to Maseru in 2007 confesses.
That trip to Maseru was so memorable thanks to Breeze Travel. They did prove their worth in the business.
Why FUFA chose the company as partners?
Experience they say is the best teacher and to Alexis, FUFA had to deal with people they are sure can deliver.
Based on the experience and understanding of the sport travel terrain, FUFA partnered with us to give the fans a memorable but fairest packages to travel to Gabon and watch their beloved team, The Cranes.
What exactly is on offer?
We all know the Cranes will be based in Port Gentil where they battle giants Ghana and Egypt plus seasoned tournament side, Mali.
But all won’t be in one city as Oyem will host a game as well. The city is 250km from the airport.
Alexis says the company has special packages depending on how many matches a fan want to catch.
We have special packages for Ugandan fans who would wish to watch matches at the coastal city of Gentil and Oyem. This package accommodates fans who would like watch one, two or three group matches involving Uganda Cranes.
Return Economy Ticket from Entebbe to Libreville, Gabon
- Airport Taxes
Airport transfers Return in Port Gentil and Oyem City
Ground Transport from Hotel in Port Gentil to the stadium return
Air transport from Libreville to Oyem City return
Air transport from Libreville to Port Gentil City Return
Specified accommodation in 4* hotel – Bed and Breakfast
Boat Cruise from Libreville to Port Gentil
Match Day Tickets
Summarized Specialized Packages and Prices plus Uganda Cranes Fixtures in Gabon
OPTION ONE (BUDGET TRAVEL)
1. USD 2880 7 Nights/8 Days [Jan 17th, Ghana Vs Uganda]
[Jan 21st, Egypt Vs Uganda]
OPTIONAL TWO (VIP)
2. USD 4050 7 Nights/8 Days [Jan 17th, Ghana Vs Uganda]
[Jan 21st, Egypt Vs Uganda]
OPTION THREE (BUDGET TRAVEL)
3. USD 3950 10 Days [All Uganda Cranes 3 Group Matches]
OPTION FOUR (VIP)
4. USD 4390 10 Days [All Uganda Cranes 3 Group Matches]