Kenya First Hand Experience Registration | ActionAid UK

Kenya First Hand Experience Registration

Thank you for choosing to register for the Kenya First Hand Experience.

Please fill in your details and we’ll be in touch soon with fundraising and trip information.

  • To complete this form, you will need your passport, travel insurance details, bank card and emergency contact details.
  • For each First Hand Experience, there is an initial non-refundable trip deposit of £400 (can be paid in two instalments of £200, with the second instalment paid within a month of registering). If you have been on an ActionAid First Hand Experience before, you are entitled to a 50% discount on your deposit so this will be £200.
First Hand Experience Details
About you
Please complete your name exactly as it appears on the passport that you will be travelling with.
Passport details
We recommend that your passport is valid for six months after the end of the event. NOTE: If your passport details are changing before departure (e.g. name change, or passport expiring) you must explain this here and apply for your new documents as soon as possible. NOTE: You are required to provide our tour operator, Different Travel, with a copy of your current passport at the time of your application. Please email this to
Your stay
Travel Insurance

You are strongly recommended to arrange travel insurance at the time of booking as it may protect your non-refundable trip deposit in the event of your cancellation prior to the challenge. Travel insurance is mandatory and you are responsible for ensuring that all activities undertaken during the trip are covered by your insurance policy. NOTE: You’re required to forward your travel insurance details to our tour operator, Different Travel, no later than 12 weeks before departure. Please email this to

Emergency contact
Please choose someone who will be at home while you are travelling.
It is for your own safety that we find out as much as possible about your medical history so we can take good care of you. Your answers will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not necessarily adversely affect your chance to take part. Any decisions will be made in consultation with you. The information you supply is strictly confidential and will only be used in relation to your expedition. Do you suffer from, or have you ever suffered from:

Terms and conditions

Your trip deposit will be used as a deposit for your trip costs and is non-refundable. Please note that this payment does not go towards your pledged fundraising target. Your pledged fundraising target is £3,200 (excl. Gift Aid). 80% of your target is due 12 weeks prior to departure and the balance 6 weeks after the 80% is due.

  • By signing up to take part in a First Hand Experience we will contact you to offer you support with your fundraising and provide trip information. We will use your postal address to send you a handy starter pack including fundraising ideas, ActionAid t-shirts and post any other fundrasing materials you may request. We won’t send you any other marketing unless you indicate in the box below that you are happy with this. 
  • I apply to take part in the ActionAid First Hand Experience and abide by the conditions of entry and the tour operator’s booking conditions. I confirm that to the best of my knowledge my general state of health and fitness is good and I take full responsibility for my fitness to take part.
  • I confirm that I have understood the need for fitness and to the best of my knowledge this is a true and accurate description of my medical history.
  • I understand that the First Hand Experience will involve strenuous activity and that I need to achieve an adequate level of fitness in order to participate.
  • If I have any concerns whatsoever about my physical fitness or health, or any of the medical conditions listed that may affect my safe participation, I will consult my doctor before departure.
  • I hereby certify that the information provided by me on this form is to the best of my knowledge true and correct.
  • I understand that if any of the information provided by me on this form is found to be false, I risk losing my place on the expedition.
  • I understand that any dietary requirements, including food allergies, will be catered for to the best of The Different Travel’s Company’s and their local partners’ ability, however we cannot guarantee that food preparation will have taken place in a contamination free environment.
  • I understand it is my responsibility to let ActionAid know if at any time between now and departure my medical condition changes.
  • I understand that my medical information will be reviewed by the tour operator who may request further information from my GP or hospital specialist should they deem this necessary for my safety on the trip.
  • In the event of illness or an accident I hereby give permission for first aid trained personnel to tend to a n illness, injury or any other medical condition as far as their training permits until specialist care can be sought, if required. I agree to accept responsibility for any and all costs associated with any illness, injury ot other medical condition that may happen to me during this trip.
  • I hereby give permission for the tour operator to discuss medical conditions relevant to this challenge with either my GP or hospital specialist.
  • I have read and understood all terms and conditions as stated on the Different Travel website

Please be assured that we have measures in place to protect the personal booking information held by us. This information will be passed on to the principal and to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements. The information may also be provided to public authorities such as customs or immigration if required by them, or as required by law. We will only pass your information on to persons responsible for your travel arrangements. This applies to any sensitive information that you give to us such as details of any disabilities, or dietary/religious requirements. (If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, whether in the EEA or not, we will be unable to provide your booking. In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant person). You can read our Privacy Policy for more information about how we process your data. You can also read our tour operator, Different Travel, full privacy policy here.

ATOL Protection
This flight-inclusive holiday is financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: