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Carnets Help Please

I am planning a trip from London to Cape Town travelling down the east coast of africa in Oct 2008, so will be in Africa a few days after leaving the UK. How far in advance should I apply for carnets?

Any info would be very much appreciated.

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I am planning a trip from London to Cape Town travelling down the east coast of africa in Oct 2008, so will be in Africa a few days after leaving the UK. How far in advance should I apply for carnets?
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I am planning a trip from London to Cape Town travelling down the east coast of africa in Oct 2008, so will be in Africa a few days after leaving the UK. How far in advance should I apply for carnets?

Any info would be very much appreciated.

Thank you

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thanks guys
have any of you done the east side route to cape town,if so,how often did you camp,or have to camp i should say.
mocambique down to the cape i am ok as i lived there.
its just that bloody great bit above.
will be two up with wife.what are your views on safty with a female in northern part ?
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