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  • Family on board an MSC Sinfonia cruise from Cape TownSinfonia cruise was our first

    An awesome experience on our first ever cruise on the MSC Sinfonia.

  • A Kulula airliner
  • Kulula Pilot keeps a cool Head amid Turbulence
  • Jene du Plessis wrote to us to congratulate a Kulula Airlines pilot on doing a great job: "My last flight on Kulula was quite scary as the plane experienced some tubulence and was very unstable just prior to landing, but the skilled pilot took control and landed the plane skilfully! I would rate it a five as I absolutely love the thrill of experiencing turbulence! It made for a more exciting flight."

    SAA plane from the boarding stairs looking at the tailfin Missing Shoe on SAA PE Flight

    In a first, a passenger walks off his flight with only one shoe after some shenanigans from the EP cricket team.

    A happy Mango Airlines passenger poses with plane tickets and their in-flight magazine

    Attentive, helpful Mango Staff

    On her Cape Town to PE flight, Ilse found the "hostesses on board were most attentive, helpful and efficient." Great to hear an upbeat review.

    posing in front of a Mango Airlines plane

    SA Express gets 5/5

    SA Express Airlines has received another 5/5 rating from a reader, making it is the best rated airline in South Africa with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5.

Cheap Flights, Car Hire and Cruises

  • FlySafair pilots standing in front of a FlySafair aircraftFlySafair are relaunching with incredibly low prices

    South African Low Cost Carrier FlySafair are finally relaunching with flights between JHB – CPT / CPT - PE and CPT-GRJ taking off on the 16th of October 2014. The airline was stopped in its tracks in September last year by a High Court application that was lodged by Comair and Skywise. FlySafair is a subsidiary of Safari.


  • Mango Airlines Plane TailMango is Africa's best low cost Airline

    Well done to Mango Airlines on being named the Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa. With reviews like this one from Jackie Webber, it is no wonder they were named number 1 in Africa: "Very happy with Mango airlines – no problems, no complaints. Flight was on time – no delays. Will fly Mango anytime." 

                Breaking SA Travel News

                Last updated 19 September 2014


                FlyAfrica to Start flying between Johannesburg and Harare
                Low Cost carrier FlyAfrica has announced that they will start flying between JNB and Harare from the 1st of November 2014. Tickets sales open on the 22nd of September with opening specials from R399* for a one-way flight.

                Free cabin upgrade special
                Book an inside cabin on the MSC Opera before the 24th of September and you will receive a free upgrade to an outside cabin within 48 hours. And if you book an outside cabin, then you will receive a free upgrade to a balcony cabin. This offer is subject to cabin availability and only applies to new bookings.

                Amashova Durban Classic
                If you are heading to Durban for the Amashova Durban Classic, that takes place on the 12th of October 2014, then our latest survey of land travel prices from Cape Town to Durban will help you to find the most affordable travel option.

                Travelstart Weekly Specials
                Looking for the latest international flight specials from Cape Town? Fly direct from Cape Town to London Heathrow from only R10,995*, CPT to New York from R11,790* or CPT to Miami from R12,740* with Virgin Atlantic. See more for domestic and African flight specials.

                Great international flight prices
                We've rounded up some of the best international flight prices around! Johannesburg to Dubai from R5403*, Johannesburg to Istanbul from R5462* and Johannesburg to Dublin from R5844*. *Limited availability. Prices are subject to change. Only available on selected dates.

                Flights to Durban for the John Legend Concert
                Interested in going to the John Legend concert in Durban on the 21st of November 2014? We've compared all the flights from Cape Town to Durban on that Friday and found that Mango Airlines offered the cheapest flights.

                Free Onboard Credit for Dec/Jan Dubai Cruises
                Explore the Arabian Sea with an MSC Orchestra cruise from Dubai and receive R2500 free onboard credit per person! Book this flight/cruise deal before the 20th of October 2014 to receive your free onboard credit.

                New Visa regulations for children postponed
                You'll now only need an unabridged birth certificate to travel with children under the age of 18 years from the 1st of June 2015.

                Cheap flights to London this November
                We've collected the cheapest flights from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban to London this November. Weather you want to fly first class or only direct in economy class, we've got you covered.

                Balcony Cabin Prices
                Enjoy the view from a balcony cabin on the MSC Opera, as you cruise from either Cape Town or Durban.

                Travel to Rocking the Daisies
                We have compared the price of land travel options from Johannesburg to Cape Town for Rocking the Daisies. The festival takes place from the 2nd until the 5th of October 2014.

                Tempest Car Hire
                The Tempest September Special runs until the end of September 2014, and don't forget to email us an article about your holiday adventures in your rental car, as you will qualify for a SouthAfrica.TO travel voucher.

                Jacaranda Party Cruise Competition
                Enter and you stand a chance to win a free cabin for yourself and a partner on the Jack Parow Party Cruise, worth R13,000. Simply tweet a picture of yourself wearing a replica of the famous Jack Parow cap to work. Your tweet must mention @jacarandafm and use the hashtag #PartyCruise in order to qualify for the competition.

                Travel to the White Mountain Festival
                If you are heading to Durban then don't miss out on the White Mountain Acoustic Musical Festival, which takes place from the 24th to the 28th of September 2014. And if you are departing from Johannesburg, then our survey of land travel prices will help you to pick the most affordable option.

              • November Cruise specials Soon it will be November, which is one of the best months to cruise during. So take a look at the November MSC Opera cruises that are available.


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