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All Inclusive or Half Board?

Dorset
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All Inclusive or Half Board?

Thinking of going to Zanzibar next March for 9 nights and are trying to decide between half / full board and an All Inclusive package - Does anybody have a view? How expensive are drinks on Zanzibar? How much should we expect to pay for a bottle of 'house' wine for example? Basically, is it worth taking an AI package or would it be cheaper just to buy drinks as we go? Thanks a lot

Arusha, Tanzania
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1. Re: All Inclusive or Half Board?

This really varies depending on the hotel you are staying at, and the restaurants you visit. I have seen bottles of beer ranging in prices from 2,500 (cheaper establishments) shillings to around 5,000 shillings (which is expensive), the average in most bars should be around 3,500.

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2. Re: All Inclusive or Half Board?

This will depend on your travel plan,

If will have some full day activities which will make you to miss some of your meals is better to have Half Board Basis.But if will be within Hotel Compounds or have some Half day tour is better to have All inclusive basis for Fullboard basis because is cheaper in packaged prices than alacarte Menu.

Or can adjust your booking set up by taking Halfboard,Fullboard or all inclusive basis when you have activities/tour which will make you to be out of the Hotel for the meal.

Regards,

Zanzilandholidays

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3. Re: All Inclusive or Half Board?

Which hotel are you staying at?

I generally would recommend Half Board as it gives you the flexibility, if you are out for the day on an excursion you are not paying for food that you are not having. This also does depend on the client - some people like to check into a hotel / lodge and never move so then All Inclusive would be a good option.

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