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Phase II | Repatriation of Stranded Ugandans & Resident/Dependent Permit Holders – Flight to Uganda Monday, Aug 17th 2020

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Posted August 4, 2020 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Travel Advisory ~ 1,534 views

     

Ugandan Embassies in North America (Uganda Embassy in Washington D.C, Uganda Permanent Mission to the U.N in New York and Uganda High Commission in Ottawa) are working with an International Travel Management Company SATGURU TRAVEL to arrange a Special repatriation flight operated by Ethiopian Airlines for registered stranded Nationals of Uganda, non-Ugandan resident permit holders and dependent passes. The Ethiopian Airlines flight will fly out of Dulles International Airport (IAD) on Monday, August 17th, 2020 at 11.00 hrs & arriving in Entebbe on Tuesday, 18th August 2020 at 1730 via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Ugandan Nationals in Canada, South America and the Caribbean would depart between August 15th to 17th, 2020 on different flights depending on the flight connections. If you are registered with the Uganda Embassies in Washington DC, New York or Ottawa and are interested in departing the United States for Uganda, consider booking these flights now.
Contact person – Mr. Mukesh Kr Sahu Mobile/Whatsapp – +1(202)2270359 (24 Hours )
Email – mukesh.sahu@satgurutravel.com
NB: Pricing, availability and cancellations will be controlled by the Airline.

DEADLINE FOR FLIGHT BOOKING IS AUGUST 11th, 2020 Airfare
Please also note that all travelers are responsible for the cost of their travel. Satguru Travel has worked out estimated flight costs as follows: Passengers in U.S territories from Dulles Intl Airport (IAD) to Entebbe (EBB) via Addis Ababa(ADD) @ 1500 USD per person (Economy class), the travel agent can work out the best through fare from your State airport too by adding special ADD ON fares at a minimal cost.

Passengers in CANADA from Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Toronto (YYZ) to Entebbe (EBB) via Addis Ababa(ADD) @ 1750 USD per person (Economy class), the travel agent can work out the best through fare from your other departure airport too by adding special ADD ON fares at a minimal cost. Flight cost from South America, the Caribbean & other departure points will be determined based on the flight connections.

Payment terms
The travel bureau has several offices around the world. You can choose any mode of payment at your convenience. Passengers can pay in the US by cheque, ATM deposit, wire/online transfer or through Zelle, or in cash at Satguru Travel offices in Kampala, Entebbe or Jinja in Uganda and at their offices in Washington, DC in the U.S. For travelers in hard-to-reach areas, the agent will provide bank account details as per your preferred mode of payment. Any other mode of payment can be discussed with the Travel Agent.

Below are the account details:
USA 
Account Name – SATGURU Travel & Tourism LLC
Account Number – 226002130095
Bank Name – Bank of America
Bank Address – Dupont Circle Financial Centre, 3Dupont Circle NW, Washington DC 20036
Routing Number – 026009593
Swift – BOFAUS3N

Uganda
BENEFICIARY NAME SATGURU TRAVEL AND TOURS LIMITED
BENEFICIARY ADRESS Office No.6, Airways House, Kimathi avenue, PO. Box 25965, Kampala Uganda
BANK ECO BANK UGANDA LIMITED
BRANCH PARLIAMENT AVENUE, KAMPALA -UGANDA
ACCOUNT NUMBER – USD 7170004659
ACCOUNT NUMBER – UGX 7170000048
SWIFT CODE ECOCUGKA
ROUTING CODE 290147
BENEFICIARY NAME SATGURU TRAVEL & TOURS LIMITED
BENEFICIARY ADRESS Office No.6, Airways House, Kimathi avenue, PO. Box 25965, Kampala Uganda
BANK DFCU BANK UGANDA LIMITED
BRANCH JINJA ROAD BRANCH, KAMPALA- UGANDA
ACCOUNT NUMBER – USD 02983501000899
ACCOUNT NUMBER – UGX 01983501004823
SWIFT CODE DFCUUGKA

Standard Operating Procedures – Please be reminded that all travel arrangements must be carried out in line with the Standard Operating Procedures that were issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, sent to you by email and are currently on the official Embassy website:
https://washington.mofa.go.ug/data-dnews-168-STANDARD-PROCEDURES-FOR-THERETURN-OF-UGANDANS-AND-RESIDENT-PERMIT-HOLDERS-WHO-ARESTRANDED-ABROAD-.html

Please ensure that you fill out your SOP undertaking by submitting the form therein. It will be stamped and signed and emailed back to you before the flight. Questions on SoPs should be directed to BKyalisiima@ugandaembassyus.org

Travel Documents
Interested parties should verify that their passports and other documentation are current and valid for at least six months from today’s date. For one-way Uganda Emergency Travel. Certificate please send an email to the Immigration Attaches in your area:
USA, South America and Caribbean grace.luwemba@mofa.go.ug. Canada immigrationattache@gmail.com

Booking of Quarantine
Please indicate to the travel agent your preferred quarantine location when making your booking. The list of hotels is in the standard operating procedures on our website & can be booked with SATGURU Travel or at your own.

Covid-19Testing
Whereas in the U.S the conditions for acquiring a Covid-19 test on demand differ by State, there are some testing centers that have been rolled out by the Department of Health and Human Services. Please try to locate one near you using the HHS website. (Those in Canada,South America and the Caribbean should check for testing centers in their respective areas).

https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/community-based-testing-sites/index.html
Please note that this is a basic requirement in the SOPs. The Embassy is not able to waive this requirement for any interested traveler. Those in Canada and the Caribbean should check with their local authorities regarding where to obtain Covid-19testing.

Contact officers for the different Embassies are:
Washington, DC Margaret A. Kafeero – margaret.kafeero@mofa.go.ug
Grace Mungereza – grace.luwemba@mofa.go.ug
New York Aisa Ismail – aisa.uganda@gmail.com
Canada Gloria Batera – immigrationattache@gmail.com
4th AUGUST 2020
Mull S. Katende – AMBASSADOR


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Ugandan Diaspora News Online is an independent, non political news portal primarily aimed at serving Ugandans who work and reside outside Uganda. Our aim is to be a one stop shop for everything Ugandan and the celebration of our Ugandan heritage.

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