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Hunting Package for individual hunt for wild boar

4 hunting days with 5 days of full accommodation, which includes the organization’s fee, translator, transport by car from airport to hunting lodge and back, transport in the hunting area, the primer preparation of trophies

HuntersPrice per hunter
Extra days
 price/day/hunter
one hunter$4185/ € 2950$560 / € 395
2 hunters$4043 / € 2850$411 / € 390
3 or more$3932 / € 2772$475 / € 335
Non hunter$1333 / € 940$212 / € 150

3 hunting days with 4 days of full accommodation, which includes the organization’s fee, translator, transport by car from airport to hunting lodge and back, transport in the hunting area, the primer preparation of trophies

HuntersPrice per hunter

Extra days
 price/day/hunter
one hunter$3958 / €2790$560 / €395
2 hunters$3830 / €2700$553 / €390
3 or more$3705 / €2612$475 / €335
non hunter$1120 / € 790$212 / €150

Not included

Hunting license$255 / € 180 /hunter
Veterinary certificate$140 / € 99
Extra fee for accommodation in a 3*** hotel$212 € 150 / person
Homologation of medalled trophies$42 / € 30 /trophy
Trophy transport, internal flight tickets, drinks, accommodation in Bucharest if it is case

Trophies – Wild boar hunting

Hunting prices*:
Individual hunting: 1 August 01 – 31 January

CM.Price US$Price
Up to 12 cm.524370
12,01 – 16 cm.780550
16,01 – 18 cm.1064750
18,01 – 19,99 cm.1276900
20 cm. and more14181000
Piglets up to 50 kg354250
Female638450
Wounded, not retrieved game
212150
Missed shot141100

Driven hunt: 1 August 01 – 31 January

CM.Price US$Price
Up to 12 cm.383€ 270
12,01 – 16 cm.610€ 430
16,01 to 19,99 cm.872€ 615
20 cm. and more1135 + 14/mm€ 800 + € 10 /mm.
Female354€ 250
Piglets (up to 50 kg)212€ 150

*payed locally

  • hunters can pay the trophy costs in cash or by bank transfer after shutting the wild boar
  • if cash payments are preferred, please note that there is a maximum €10,000/person allowed per hunter, when entering Romania

Succes rate -over 10 years of experience give us a succes rate betwen 70-90%

For the individual hunt please let us know if you have any preference for the quality of the trophies demanded (points CIC; for a wild boar there is a minimum of 350-400 points CIC, over 300 CIC points the wild boar trophies own gold medal).
For the driven hunt we cannot guarantee the CIC points for the trophies.

How a typical day would look like?

  • Morning: breakfast, 2 or 3 driven hunt (if driven hunt was requested)
  • Lunch -3 courses (each hunter will eat when he arrive from the morning hunt)
    Departing to the observation place, for wild boar individual hunt (each hunter departs at a different time, depending on the distance till the observation place)
  • Dinner

The accommodation

Cornus House, located in the heart of the forests, in Covasna county, use to be a property of the ex-communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.
The closest village is Filia – if you are looking at a map of Romania, you should point Brasov, in the middle of the country, and in the North you will see a small city called Baraolt (Barot). From this city you can follow the road line towards Talisoara, Bradut (Bardoc) and Filia (Erdofule).
Cornus House has 5 rooms with en suite bathroom and large matrimonial beds and 2 rooms without bathroom. It is ideal for 1 to 5 hunters, but it can accommodate groups of 7 hunters with their wives (people that accommodate in rooms without bath should use one of a bath from the rooms with en suite bathroom). This is not a luxurious accommodation but a perfect place for a hunting experience in the middle of the forest. The Emir of Quatar love this place when he come to hunt.

If the hunters decide that a more luxurious accommodation is requested than a 4 star boutique hotel in Brasov is our strongest recommendation (this solution was preferred by King Juan Carlos of Spain when he took a hunting trip to Transylvania). The fireplace room is ideal for a cigars and cognac evening for the first day in Transylvania. We could provide a very good Romanian cognac or some international brands of cognac if requested. We can also provide cigars.


Transfers

From the airport to the cottage and back the transfer will be made with a standard European car or microbus Mercedes Sprinter, with air conditioned, depending of the number of travelers (about 5 hours from Bucharest). The nearest airport is Targu-Mures (TGM), about 3 hours to the cottage. Helicopter transfer available on request.


Other mentions

  • a fruit basket will be always available in the cottage
  • one of the lunches will be held in the forest, as a hunter lunch with fire camp
  • as an option, if a hunter obtains the requested trophy for the wild boar in his first days of hunting, individual hunts for wild boar will be held in the afternoons for this hunter.
  • CITES certificates for the trophies will be provided in 2 weeks.
  • transportation by Air Cargo for trophies, upon request ( to Europe €375/trophy)
  • you cannot buy arms from Romania, except if you have Romanian residency, but you can rent it. Ask us for more details!

Papers

In order to obtain the hunting permit and the permit of entering Romania with a weapon, we require the following information:

  • Full name
  • Passport serial number
  • Weapon details: type, series, caliber, number of bullets (to enter in Romania the maximum number of bullets per weapon allowed is 50)
  • Arrival and departure dates
  • Point of entrance (frontier, airport name)

and the following papers:

  • Weapon licenses for the weapons
  • To have a hunting permit in their country of origin (recommended please inform us if somebody did not have it to see how we can arrange this)
  • The hunters should have insurance for hunting accidents

The hunting permit has 3 months period of availability.

Terms

For a reservation we require an advance deposit of € 1,150 per hunter. If, for any reason, the hunt is cancelled, the refunds of the advance deposit will me made as follows:

  • 30 days prior – 80% of the advance deposit will be refunded
  • 10 days prior – 70% of the advance deposit will be refunded
  • less than 10 days prior – 40% of the advance deposit will be refunded.

Reservations
We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, Diners Club and American Expres by fax and by phone. We also accept payments by Moneybookers, bank transfer and Western Union.

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Advice for British citizens traveling to Romania

According to British government most visits to Romania are trouble-free.

There were no cases of terrorism attacks in Romania but as the country is part of European Union terrorist attacks in Romania can’t be ruled out.

If you need to contact the emergency services in Romania call 112.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact
the British embassy from Bucharest
24 Jules Michelet,  010463 Bucharest, Romania
General enquiries+40 (21) 201 7200
Consular enquiries+40 (21) 201 7351
British Embasy Bucharest website

Urgent assistance
If you’re in Romania and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +40 (21) 201 7200.
If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Romania, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document
You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
You can apply online for an emergency travel document.
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

Safety and security for Transylvania travel
Crime
Maintain at least the same level of personal security awareness as in the UK. There is a risk of petty theft in large towns, especially Bucharest. Pickpockets and bag snatchers operate in crowded areas, particularly near exchange shops and hotels, on public transport (especially to the airport), in the main railway stations and inside airport terminals.
Organised attacks by groups can occur. The most common method by distracting victims while several people, often children, attempt to snatch watches and jewellery from pockets or from around the neck and wrist.
Valuables including passports have been stolen from hotel rooms. Use the hotel safe and carry a photocopy of the information pages of your passport as ID.
There have been reports of credit or debit cards being ‘copied’ when used for payment in some bars and restaurants.

Road travel
Licences and documents
If driving in Romania, make sure you have with you all documentation, including your full, valid driving licence, proof of insurance/green card (third party or above), proof of ID (passport) and proof of ownership (V5C Certificate).
If the UK leaves the EU with a deal, driving licence rules will stay the same until 31 December 2020.
If there’s no deal, you will need to get an International Driving Permit (IDP) to be able to drive in some European countries as a visitor after the UK has left. Check this guidance page for full information. You should also check guidance on driving in the EU after Brexit for information on other additional documents you may need to carry.
If you’re living in Romania, check the Living in Guide for information on requirements for residents.

Driving regulations Transylvania travel
You’ll need to pay a road toll ‘Rovinieta’ to use the national roads. You can buy the vignette (sticker) at border points and at most petrol stations. The minimum cost is 3 euros for 7 days. Failure to display the sticker may lead to a heavy fine. You can find out more about prices by using the website Roviniete.ro.
Observe the speed limit at all times. Make sure your vehicle is roadworthy.
It’s illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol. The drink drive limit is zero.
Carry the following equipment: first aid kit, fire extinguisher, red warning triangles and a fluorescent jacket.
If your vehicle is damaged before you arrive in Romania, ask a Romanian customs officer or police officer to write a report on the damage so that you have no problems when leaving. If any damage occurs inside the country, a report must be obtained at the scene of the accident.

Road safety
In 2018 there were 1,867 road deaths in Romania (source: Department for Transport). This equates to 9.6 road deaths per 100,000 of population, (witch is similar with USA) and compares to the UK average of 2.8 road deaths per 100,000 of population in 2018.
Road conditions are variable and secondary roads can be in a bad state of repair. Driving standards can be poor. Look out for double parked cars, people suddenly braking to avoid a pothole, horse-drawn carts, livestock and stray dogs, particularly in rural areas, running in front of the vehicle. Equip your car for extreme conditions in winter.

Local laws and customs –Transylvania travel
It is illegal to change money on the streets. You should change money only in recognised exchange shops, banks and hotels.

The Romanian authorities treat all drug-related and sex offences very seriously. The age of consent is 18. If you are convicted, you can expect a prison sentence.

Homosexuality has been legal in Romania since 1996. The country has made significant progress in LGBT rights legislation since 2000 including wide–ranging anti-discriminatory laws, equalising the age of consent and laws against homophobic hate crimes.

Bucharest’s annual Pride, usually accompanied by a LGBT film and art festival, has grown in recent years and is gaining the support of more public figures. Since 2017, a Pride event has also been held in the city of Cluj. The country remains generally socially conservative resulting in the majority of LGBT people not being openly gay and there being very few gay bars or clubs in Bucharest or the other main cities. You can find local information on LGBT issues in Romania on the website of ACCEPT. See our information and advice page for the LGBT community before you travel.

Most airports and military bases will have signs prohibiting photography. Ask permission before photographing anything potentially sensitive (eg official buildings, police cars).

Passport validity
Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your Transylvania travel; you do not need any additional period of validity on your passport beyond this.

Visas
If you hold a British Citizen passport, you don’t need a visa to enter Romania.

Parental consent when travelling with minors
Some British nationals travelling with minors who hold Romanian citizenship (irrespective of whether they hold citizenship of other countries) are prevented from leaving the country without notarised parental consent from the minor’s non-travelling parent/s. While enforcement of this may vary at borders, British nationals travelling with minors who hold Romanian citizenship should obtain notarised parental consent before departure from Romania.
A list of the public notaries can be found on the website of the National Union of Public Notaries from Romania.

Healthcare
You should still get a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before leaving the UK.
The EHIC entitles you to state provided medical treatment that may become necessary during your trip. Any treatment provided is on the same terms as Romanian nationals. If you don’t have your EHIC with you or you’ve lost it, you can call the Department of Health Overseas Healthcare Team (+44 191 218 1999) to get a Provisional Replacement Certificate.
The UK government has or is seeking agreements with countries on healthcare arrangements for UK nationals after the UK leaves the EU. The NHS website and this travel advice will be updated with further information on travelling to Romania as the circumstances change.
If you need emergency medical assistance during your trip, dial 112 and ask for an ambulance. If you are referred to a medical facility for treatment you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately.

Money
Romania is increasingly a card economy. While a growing number of businesses do accept credit cards, it may be safer to use cash due to the risk of credit card fraud. There is now a large network of ATMs that accept standard international credit and debit cards. Check with your card provider whether you will be able to use these machines.
US dollars and sterling are not always easy to exchange for local currency, especially outside Bucharest. You may have difficulties using travellers’ cheques. Scottish and Northern Irish bank notes may not be accepted in banks and bureaux de change.

Before you travel abroain Transylvania travel
• tell family and friends where you’re going and leave them your contact details, insurance policy details and itinerary. Store them securely online
• ensure you have access to funds to cover emergencies and unexpected delays. Take more than one means of payment with you (cash, debit card, credit card)
• find out if travellers cheques are appropriate for your destination and keep a separate record of their numbers
• invest in a good travel guide to help you plan your trip and consider using online travel forums for more detail about your destination
• check with your service provider to make sure your phone works abroad. Consider leaving your phone’s IMEI number with a friend or family member, to help block or locate the phone if there’s a problem
• if you’re going to be driving abroad, make sure your licence is current and valid and be aware of the driving laws in the country you are visiting
• if you’re travelling with children who are unaccompanied by one or both parents, check our guidance on permissions that you might need to get and check the policy of your airline or transport provider

When you’re abroad in Transylvania travel
• think about what you are doing at all times and trust your instincts. Don’t take risks that you wouldn’t in the UK
• don’t openly display valuables such as mobile phones or digital cameras and consider using a padlock on suitcases or backpacks
• find out how to minimise your risk from terrorism and what to do if there’s a terrorist attack
• find out about local customs and dress, behave accordingly and obey local laws. There may be serious penalties for breaking a law that might seem trivial at home
• be careful when taking photographs, videos or using binoculars. These activities may be misunderstood by local authorities, especially near military installations.
• store useful numbers on your phone such as the local police and the nearest British embassy or consulate
• whether you’re living abroad or visiting, be aware of the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning, just as you would in the UK; the ‘Be Alarmed’ campaign gives practical advice on how to stay safe and lists the symptoms to look out for
• if you intend to take part in any adventure sports or water sports during your trip, only use properly licensed and insured operators. Before taking part, make sure you fully understand the operating instructions and satisfy yourself that adequate safety precautions are in place
• check import regulations for food and plants before you attempt to bring them back to the UK

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