How to stay in touch with home while on safari in Uganda? – staying connected while on safari in Africa
How to stay in touch with home while on safari in Uganda? – As many tourists prepare for their African safari, many of our clients usually worry about whether they will be able to communicate with their loved ones and friends they left back home. There is no need to worry about this anymore as you take your safari to Uganda the Pearl of Africa.
With technological advancement, you can easily contact your people through the internet using your mobile smartphone, laptop, or your Ipad. Fortunately, you can buy internet data for your phone, laptop, or Ipad through the local mobile network phone services such as Airtel, Vodafone, or Mtn among others. The Mobile internet services will enable you to communicate with your beloved ones miles away, perhaps on another continent at a very affordable charge and for longer hours.
Below we have highlighted the most commonly used platforms that our clients normally use to communicate with their people back home while on Safari in Uganda.
This is a much-loved application that will not only offer you an opportunity to listen to the voice of your people at home but also watch them through Skype Video. Another advantage about this application is that you can also set it up on your phone back at home such that in case someone call on that number, you will be able to receive the call here in Uganda or Africa during your safari holiday.
With good internet connectivity, WhatsApp is another commonly used and interesting platform that will enable you to exchange text messages, audio recordings, videos, and photographs, as well as makes calls to your loved ones instantly
More like the Whatsapp Application this Snapchat platform will allow you to instantly exchange media and text messages with your people back home. All you will need is good internet connectivity.
I guess everyone has heard of or even maybe used Facebook to upload pictures, exchanged messages, and even commented on other people’s posts through Facebook. This is another platform that is user-friendly given that you have an internet connection.
Stay in contact with your loved ones while on your safari in Uganda through a quick twit to update your friends and loved ones about your current status. You will also be able to upload pictures with a good internet connection.
This is another common platform that requires the internet which will enable you to exchange media and interact with your people.
This is another commonly used means of communication. All you will need is to have internet connectivity and you will be good to go. Emails will also give you a platform to forward and share pictures taken during your safari with your loved ones updating them on how your safari holiday is progressing.
There are several different travels, social and personal blogs online on which you can also reach out to your dear people back at home. The secret will be to have good internet services then you can even share photographs as your holiday is going on.
The Good News
Many of the safari lodges and hotels offer free Wi-Fi to their clients so you are in contact with your loved ones back home at your accommodation facility after the day’s activities, you can freshen up and spend some good time chatting, calling, and sharing different media with your friends, family and loved ones back home.
What to pack
- Always remember to pack extra batteries for your electrical gadgets.
- Chargers for all your electrical devices (phones, laptops, pads, tabs, and cameras)
- Don’t forget data-transfer cables, especially for cases where you will need to transfer media from one device to another.
- At all times be vigilant and protective of your gadgets including phones as security begins with you.
Where possible get a waterproof bag to carry these gadgets so that in case it rains while you still out there enjoying your adventure, they are not damaged by the rain.
Reach out to your friends, family, and loved ones during your Uganda Safari or in Africa through Skype, Viber, Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, email, and Blog commenting