Unmissable October Independence specials for deal hunters in Zambia

Sara Drawwater
1 October 2019
To celebrate Zambia’s 55th year of Independence here is a collection of special offers for our readers! We know only too well that every…

Unmissable October Independence specials for deal hunters in Zambia

To celebrate Zambia’s 55th year of Independence here is a collection of special offers for our readers! We know only too well that every little discount, every freebie and every deal goes a long way to helping us save money. If you love a bargain then this 2019 Independence special is for you.

Enjoy! Make use of the offers! Tell your friends! Happy Independence!

Travel specials

What better way to celebrate Independence than with a mini break? Take your pick from these 11 ‘traveltastic’ deals and enjoy your time with family and friends. Whether that means chilling in town at Lusaka Backpackers, going just outside Lusaka to the luxury of Lilayi Lodge and Protea Lusaka Safari Lodge, or going further afield to Ndola, Livingstone, Kafue National Park or Kasanka National Park, there is bound to be a travel deal for you!

Lusaka Backpackers — emerald deal— up to 20% off accommodation

  • All dorm rooms now $10 per night, down from $12–15
  • Get 20% off all private rooms which include continental breakfast, down from $40–55
  • Offer runs from 1st October to 31st December 2019
  • Contact +260 977 805 483 or info@lusakabackpackers.com
  • Read more about Lusaka Backpackers by clicking here

Lilayi Lodge — 10% off all accommodation options and lodge packages

Lilayi is offering local residents a discount of 10% on all accommodation options and lodge packages!

Luxurious chalets, a restaurant that blends African fusion and contemporary cuisine, game drives, guided walks, horseback safaris and more…

  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260 211 840435, +260 211 840436
  • Read more about Lilayi Lodge by clicking here

RwandAir in Zambia — Get 15% off Lusaka flights

Celebrate the Zambia Independence day when flying to and from Lusaka

  • Sales period 15th — 24th October 2019
  • Travel period 15th — 30th November 2019
  • Contact +260 968 345259, +260 950 338 005 or sales.lusaka@rwandair.com
  • Read more about RwandAir in Zambia by clicking here

Protea Hotel — National Prayer Day weekend discounts

Join Protea Hotel Lusaka Safari Lodge this National prayer weekend commencing 19th October

K1,690 for a double room with bed and breakfast and K 1,950 for a family room for 2 adults and 2 children below 12 years with Sunday buffet lunch for K275 per person!

  • Booking is essential
  • Rates are inclusive of VAT, service charge and exclusive of 1.5% tourism levy
  • Children below 12 years pay half the price
  • Pre — payment is required
  • reservations@phsafarilodge.co.zm, +260 211 842843 or +260 976 212844
  • Read more about Protea Hotels by clicking here

Bikolinah Logistics — save $20 per night at Urban Ndola Hotel

Rent a car and travel to Ndola with Bikolinah Logistics and save up to $20 per night when you stay at the Urban Ndola Hotel. Stay for 110$ per night, down from $130!

Bikolinah is trusted by many reputable organisations in Zambia for a comprehensive selection of luxury and economic vehicles for hire.

Contact +260 977 772 197 or sales@bikolinahcarhire.com

  • Read more about Bikolinah Logistics by clicking here

AVANI Victoria Falls Resort —accommodation specials, stay for one or two nights

Avani Victoria Falls wants to spoil you with any event you’re planning to celebrate. Zambian residents are invited to party with special perks in an exotic garden paradise.

One night package:

  • Single K2,155, Double K2,625 and family room double K2,925
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Your choice of 2 amenities per room once during your stay: a bottle of sparkling wine, celebration mini cake, or Sunset Mini Canapé platter for two
  • Food and beverage credit to the value of K200 per person, once during stay

Two-night package

  • Single K2,050, double K2,675 and family room double K2,975
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 1 x 60 min head and shoulder massage per person once during stay
  • Food and beverage credit to the value of K300 per person once during stay
  • Valid until end of December 2019
  • Minimum of 2 children below 12 years sharing with parents in a family room
  • Children entitled to 50% of the normal credit for food and beverage once during stay, sharing with parents in a family room
  • Complimentary access to Avani Kids Club for children between 2 and 12 years.
  • Contact +260 978 777044–7 or victoriafalls@avanihotels.com

For bookings visit royal-livingstone.anantara.com and click on promo code and Type ZAMONE or ZAMTWO

Read more about AVANI Victoria Falls Resort here

AVANI Victoria Falls Resort — celebrate in style with Royal benefits and romantic dining

  • One night package (deluxe room)
  • Single K3 970 per night
  • Double K4 520 per night
  • Full English breakfast
  • 3-course dinner from their set menu
  • Your choice of 2 amenities per room once during the stay: a bottle of sparkling wine, a celebration cake or a mini snack platter to enjoy while watching the sunset

Two-night package (deluxe room)

  • Single K3 850 per night
  • Double K4 500 per night
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • 3-course dinner from the set menu, once during stay
  • 1 x 60 minute head and shoulder massage per person once per stay
  • Valid until end of December 2019
  • Contact +260 978 777044–7 or victoriafalls@avanihotels.com

For bookings visit royal-livingstone.anantara.com and click on promo code and type ZAMONE or ZAMTWO

  • Read more about AVANI Victoria Falls Resort here

Angle Zambia — 50% off a half day fishing trip

Buy a full price half-day fishing trip for $125 and get the second for $62.50 (50% off)! That’s a half day fishing trip for two for $187.50 down from $250!

  • Offer open to Zambian residents only. NRC proof required
  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260 977 780670 or info@anglezam.co.zm
  • Read more about Angle Zambia by clicking here

Livingstone’s Adventure — Independence Day lunch cruise

Celebrate Independence Day with a lunch cruise! Why not enjoy a buffet lunch on the stunning African Queen on the Zambezi River?

  • 24th October
  • Departure time: 12.00
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Pickup: 11.00 at post office
  • Includes buffet lunch, park fees and transfers
  • Cash bar available
  • Adults, K450
  • Children aged 5–12 years, K200

Contact +260 211 323587, +260 978 770175 or reservations@livingstonesadventure.com

Read more about Livingstone’s Adventure here

Mawimbi Bush Camp — 3 night family package for $350 per person per night

At $1,050 per person, this 3 night stay is massively reduced from $2,740!

Enjoy an all inclusive 3 night stay with a variety of activities for the whole family. This is a tailor-made experience to educate, inspire and create exclusive and fun memories for the whole family.

Parents can kick back and enjoy the tranquility of the bush while guides entertain the children with activities like craft making, camping style cooking, fishing and learning about the diversity of wildlife in the Kafue National Park. Take in traditional folk tales beside the campfire as you wind down from a busy day of wildlife adventure.

Kasanka Trust — full board and self-catering specials

Full board at Wasa Lodge for K1,200 per person per night.

  • Includes all food, teas and coffees, a Wasa walk and a discounted guided bat experience
  • Does not include park fees, drinks, other activities.

Self-catering at Luwombwa Lodge for K600 per person per night or at Kapabi Tented Camp for K500 per person per night

  • Includes accommodation and a canoe trip on the Luwombwa River
  • Does not include park fees, food, drinks, other activities
  • Contact localres@kasankanationalpark.com
  • Read more about Kasanka Trust by clicking here

Baines River Camp — special rates on shared and single safari accommodation

With Peak Season heating up in the Lower Zambezi, Baines’ River Camp is offering a hot new special to the SADC Market.

Shared accommodation — per person per night

  • Rack rate $359
  • CCC’s (levies) $40
  • Special rate $399

Single accommodation — per person per night

  • Rack rate $395
  • CCC’s (levies) $40
  • Special rate $435


  • Accommodation, all meals, 2 safari activities per day, Lower Zambezi National Park entrance fees, conservation and community levies.
  • 10% Statutory service gratuity, 16% VAT, daily laundry service, WiFi and transfers to and from Royal Airstrip.


  • All beverages, flights (both local and international), visa fees, hiring of rods and tackle, spa treatments, purchases of a personal nature, private use of camp facilities and private guiding.
  • Contact reservations@bainesrivercamp.com ,+27 33 3427 498 or +27 82 806 4074
  • Offer valid until end of November 2019
  • This offer can not be combined with any other special offers
  • Photo credit David Rogers
  • Read more about Baines’ River Camp by clicking here

Special Independence offers for you and your home

Grab yourself these 8 freebies and discounts just for shopping during the month of October! So why not try brands that might be new to you? Why not buy yourself a treat? Why not learn something new? Why not get that new piece of furniture? Deals like this will help you on your way!

Seba Foods — great Independence deals and giveaways

Visit any of the Seba Foods retail partners such as Shoprite, PNP, Choppies, Spar & Cheers for great deals, free giveaways and save big this month of October!

  • Read more about Seba Foods by clicking here

Buloz Fashion House — 50% off introductory course to fashion design

Freedom to create, freedom to grow! Buloz Fashion House is offering an introductory course to fashion design with 50% off. Usually K1,000 for 10 lessons, you can grab this awesome training for K500!

Their team of professionals have extensive experience in garment construction, pattern drafting and fitting and in education. The entire team is active in the fashion industry and are therefore able to provide current and relevant career training.

Course outline is an introduction to fashion design; origin of fashion; hand stitching; body measurements; project — baby girl dress; plus bonus mentorship for 3 months!

To claim your 50% discount, send your application by email to bulongopieces71@gmail.com with the sentence “Freedom to create”

  • Offer valid for bookings made during the month of October
  • Classes begin in January 2020
  • Read more about Buloz Fashion House by clicking here

Essential skincare — free lip balm when you spend over K500

Spend over K500 on the Essential Skincare range and you’ll get a free Lip Balm with free delivery across Zambia!

Find your perfect pout with these two pocket sized lip balms — hydrating and healing, cooling and stimulating! They soothe, nourish, rejuvenate and protect lips, keeping them looking and feeling lusciously lovely all day long. 100% of the total ingredients are from natural origins. 64.3% of the total ingredients are certified organic.

  • To claim this offer, mention “Best Of Zambia special”
  • Contact info@essential-zambia.com or +260 965 989727
  • Read more about Essential Skincare by clicking here

Classique Cleaners — spend K200+ and get 10% off

Spend K200 or more and get an instant 10% off!

  • Valid for dry cleaning, laundry and shoe repairs
  • To claim your discount use Promotional code CC55
  • Not applicable on products sold in store
  • Payments must be made in advance
  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260211227042, +260979795278 or classiquecleanerszambia@gmail.com
  • Read more about Classique Cleaners by clicking here

Kubu Crafts — 15% off all floor furniture

Get a 15% discount on all floor furniture items!

Kubu Crafts are manufacturers and retailers of fine furniture for homes, businesses, lodges and hotels. They also stock arts, crafts and artifacts by African artisans — to add a touch of African flare to any space.

Find Kubu Crafts at the New Novare Pinnacle Mall on Chindo Road, Woodlands and upstairs at Handyman’s Paradise, Great East Road near Manda Hill.

Chamboniza Bedding — 10% off beds

Celebrate the best of Zambian craftsmanship and innovation with good night sleep on these proudly Zambian made beds from Chamboniza Bedding.

With beds available in single, three quarter, double, queen and king sizes, ortho, firm and luxury ranges, you can choose a bed to suit your specific needs.

Chamboniza Bedding also supplies world famous brands of domestic and commercial grade mattresses, bed linen and bedroom accessories

  • 10% off these beds valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260 961 190612, +260 953 566383 or aphetchip@hotmail.com
  • Read more about Chamboniza Bedding by clicking here

Stuttafords — get 10% off local relocations

Are you planning on relocating within Zambia? Let Stuttafords handle all the stress that comes with moving. They can assist you every single step of the way and guarantee a stress-free move. If you have fragile goods or items that require special handling, their professional team of packers and movers will know exactly what to do.

Formed in 1993, this is team of professional, reliable and expert team you can trust. With a huge fleet of trucks, Stuttafords has the capacity to move your household and personal effects as well as commercial goods safely and cost effectively.

Contact +260 976 749389 or admin@stuttafords.co.zm

  • Read more about Stuttafords Zambia by clicking here

Special offers for businesses

Finally, let’s not forget the businesses that help keep Zambia moving! From internet connectivity to advertising, point of sale systems to conferencing and safety gear, take your pick from these special October deals, especially for commercial organisations.

Penmarks Ltd — Office stationery discounts

Penmarks Ltd are offering great discounts on the following items

  • Time books
  • Ledger books
  • Journal books
  • 14, 18 and 32 column analysis books

Contact +260 211 222897, +260 211 222895 or visit them in store on Cairo Road.

Read more about Penmarks by clicking here.

Paratus Telecommunications— 5% off ultra-fast business connectivity

Paratus Telecommunications’ fibre solution comes with wireless back-up and auto-failover to ensure uninterrupted service and business continuity.  Sign up today and get 5% off Paratus Fibre!

This offer is only valid to businesses located along some parts of Leopards Hill Road, Kafue Road and Makeni Road.

Get value for money, maximum uptime and comprehensivesupport with

• A dedicated account manager• 24/7 Network Operations Centre established to provide continual support and assistance to customers.• Service Level Agreements that ensure dedicated responsetimes and resolve times.

  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260 211 262698 or 0965556489
  • Read more about Paratus by clicking here

ElitePOS—save K6,800 on a Point of sale system

Scale your business quickly with this full terminal from ElitePOS. This October make your business more efficient and keep you business two steps ahead of the competition. When you purchase the PowerTill system you only pay for your license which is a lifetime (One-off Purchase). This comes with an Auto Subscription to Tel-Support / Online Support for only K100 per month.

Package includes a standard computer, metallic 5 slot cash drawer, Epson TM T 20ii USB thermal printer, handheld scanner, software license. Standard computer spec of 320 HDD, 4 Gb RAM, Core i3, 3.0 GH Processor.

  • Was K23,300, now K16,500!
  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260 973 411899, +260 969 822353, elitepos.lsk@gmail.com
  • Read more about ElitePOS by clicking here

Alliance Media — 10% off billboard advertising

Alliance Media, Zambia’s leader in Billboard and airport advertising invites you to grow your brand today! Traffic density on Lusaka’s busy roads rivals that of all major African cities and a high Out Of Home allocation, is a definitive choice for all Zambian marketers.

Operating in Zambia for over 20 years, Alliance Media Zambia is known for their billboards that stand out above the cluttered local environment. With the country’s largest network of large format billboards, Alliance Media’s billboards speak to all required target markets.

For more information about how Alliance Media grows brands in Zambia contact Catherine Mashoko at cmashoko@alliancemedia.com or on +260 211 257 650.

For assistance with any of the other 22 African countries in which Alliance Media operates, contact the Africa desk at info@alliancemedia.com or on +27 11 880 4664

  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • To qualify quote “Best of Zambia Independence Day” when you enquire by email or phone
  • Read more about Alliance Media by clicking here

MyZambia MyAfrica — free set up of social media channels and discounted SEO review

MyZambia MyAfrica is in the process of rebranding their website with in2eco Digital Marketing. The talented founder, Zena Scott’s driving force for establishing the business lies in her unshakeable belief that genuine sustainability is about making small changes in every aspect of our lives, including how we do business.

If you have a new website developed with in2eco Digital Marketing throughout October 2019 only, Zena and her team will put in place fully functioning social media channels for your business — completely free of charge.

This is a service you could normally expect to pay ZMK 3,300 — ZMK 6,500 for. Combined with in2eco Digital Marketing’s highly competitive rates for website development, it means that you are getting a great package for an amazing price from an award winning UK based business.

For African based businesses with an existing website, why not make the most of the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) review service? in2eco Digital Marketing will provide this at the discounted price of just ZMK820 saving ZMK1,700 on the rate card costs. In2eco Digital Marketing will give your website a complete health check and recommend any changes required to increase your brand in search results.

For more information email MyZambia MyAfrica on leya@myzambiamyzambia.com MyZambia MyAfrica are proud champions of the special deals being offered by in2eco Digital Marketing.

  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Use our exclusive discount code Afrieco19 to qualify for this special time limited deal, if you have a business on the African Continent.
  • Read more about MyZambia MyAfrica here

Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) — Get 10% off any workshop with 20 people and above

With a reputation for delivering successful events, excellent customer service and value for money, Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) is the ideal venue for any kind of conference, exhibition or seminar.

  • Offer valid 1st October to 2nd November 2019
  • Quote KGRTC Special Independence Rate
  • Contact +260 211 363947, +260 966 940645 or info@kgrtc.org.zm
  • Read more about Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) by clicking here

Mulungushi International Conference Centre — Get up to 20% off your venue bookings!

Save up to 20% when you book your end of year corporate or social function this festive season.

Mulungushi International Conference Centre is the perfect place for you to host memorable events. Their on-site managers will work to customise a space that best suits your requirements.

  • Offer valid until end of December 2019
  • Contact +260 211 291229, +260 211 290506
  • Read more about Mulungushi International Conference Centre by clicking here

Green Energy Distributors — discounted solar panels, batteries and inventers

Zambia is currently facing a power deficit, do not let load shedding inconvenience you at home or slow down your business! Take advantage of this promotion by getting yourself an inverter, gel batteries and solar panels.

  • Sunpal Gel Batteries 12 V, 220 AH now $300
  • Trina Solar panels 325W now $119.6
  • TBB Inverters1KW now $3122KW now $4683KW now $5404KW now $642
  • Sunpal Hybrid Inverters3KW now $4625KW now $726
  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260 976 570 537

Read more about Green Energy Distributors by clicking here

Global Weighing Equipment— discounted solar indicator

This powerful, quality and durable solar indicator was K3,500, now K2,875!

Global Weighing Equipment specialises in weighing, fuel handling and measurement systems. It distributes Avery Weigh-Tronics and Avery Berkel equipment.

Contact +260 211 241930, +260 972 483006 or marketing.globalweighing@gmail.com

  • Read more about Global Weighing Equipment by clicking here

Status Hi-Tech — discounted safety goods

  • Zed air FFP2 dust masks, now K5
  • Zed focus tinted spectacles in grey and clear, now K14
  • Foam corded earplugs, now K3.50
  • Rubber corded earplugs, now K4
  • Disposable coveralls, now K94
  • Offer valid from 7th to 25th October
  • Contact sales@statushitech.co.zm, chileshe@statushitech.co.zm, +260 966806565 or +260 950943051
  • Read more about Status Hi-Tech by clicking here

Fuel Systems — discounted poly bowser and IBC tank

Fuel Systems supplies quality fluid-handling products and accessories for industrial and commercial use, specialising in equipment for the petroleum oil marketing sector. With servicing centers in Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe and Choma you can depend on this team.

This poly bowser comes complete with nozzle, hose 12v pump, filter and trailer. The IBC Tank is an upgrade from drums. It comes complete with nozzle, hose, 12 v pump and filter.

  • Offer valid for the month of October
  • Contact +260 979 845678, +260 975 237244
  • Read more about Fuel Systems by clicking here

SM Stationery Solutions — discounted *Pentel Maxiflo Broad White Board Markers for schools*

Take advantage of the SM Stationery special offer and stock up on school supplies.

Pentel Maxiflo Broad White Board Markers were selling for K172 per dozen, now selling for K165 per dozen.

  • Special offer for schools.
  • Valid from the 10th October to the 23rd of October
  • Contact +260 979443371 or +260 955 443371
  • Visit Stand D10, Lonrho Lane, near NAPSA in the show grounds
  • Image for illustration purposes only
  • Read more about SM Stationery Solutions by clicking here

Your Anthem Radio—Advertise for as little as K50

YAR FM is offering companies and individuals in and outside the Copperbelt to effectively advertise their goods and services for as little as K50!

  • Call +260 212 220898 or visit , 1st Floor, Anchris House, Kitwe Town Center
  • Read more about Your Anthem Radio by clicking here

Terms and Conditions

  • Specific and unique terms and conditions will apply for each special offer
  • Contact the provider for further details
  • Providers reserve the right to change special offers without notice