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  • The captain of the MSC Opera standing next to a passenger Cruises with MSC 2015/2016

    Expect loads of photos to be taken on your cruise with MSC. They're expensive, but well worth it for the memories.

  • 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 turbulence 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.

    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 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 have launched with incredibly low prices

    South African Low Cost Carrier FlySafair have finally launched their flights between JHB – CPT / CPT - PE and CPT-GRJ. The first flight took 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 Safair.


  • 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." 

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                Last updated: 26 November 2014


                Mango Voyager Special and Happy Day Sale
                The Mango Voyager Special allows SAA Voyager Members the opportunity to buy Mango flights from as little as 10500 Voyager miles. Happy Day Sale prices start at R699* this week! *Subject to change, limited availability.

                December 2014 Cruises
                Why stay at home during December when you can enjoy an MSC Cruise to an exciting destination instead?

                Lufthansa European Special
                The German airline is having a massive sale on European flights departing from Johannesburg.

                Family Cruises 2015
                Enjoy an MSC Opera cruise from Durban with your family during February or March 2015.

                Durban to Cape Town Land Travel Survey
                The latest land travel survey covers options available for travel from Durban to Cape Town. And if you plan on visiting Kirstenbosch during your visit to Cape Town, don't miss out on the Cape Bonsai Kai Show which takes place on the 12th of December 2014.

                The Best International Airfares
                Kick-start the New Year with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Europe, Asia or the Middle East. Flights from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Flights to Dublin from R6038*, flights to Paris from R6401* and flights to Berlin from R6741*. *Subject to change. Limited availability. Only on certain dates.

                Investment Cruise Speaker
                Asim Gani, the MD of Independent Actuaries and consultants, will be one of the three speakers present on the MSC Opera Investment Cruise.

                Emirates flights will not be Grounded
                The rumour that has been going around that the Department of Transport will be grounding the Emirates fleet in South Africa because of a dispute between the two parties is untrue. Flights will not be grounded but the two parties will meet to iron out their problems.

                Durban to Johannesburg land travel survey
                If air and sea travel do not appeal to you, then land travel is always an option. Our latest survey covers land travel from Durban to Johannesburg.

                Travelstart Weekly Specials
                See this week's flight specials with Emirates from Johannesburg to New York, London, Athens and many more. Book domestic flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg with FlySafair.

                Flights to Johannesburg for Kamersvol Geskenke
                Can't get enough of Kamersvol Geskenke? Then head to Johannesburg for the pop-up market taking place from the 2nd to the 7th of December 2014. The cheapest flights were with Mango airlines to Lanseria.

                FlySafair Flight Deals
                Flights on South Africa's low cost carrier FlySafair can now be booked through us. Here are some of their low airfares - Johannesburg to Cape Town from R768*, Cape town to George from R468* and Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth from R568*. *Prices are subject to change, limited availability.

                Mango Happy Day Sale Time!
                Mango have done it again, cheap flights for everyone. This weeks Happy Day Sale is back on a Tuesday after falling on a Wednesday and Thursday over the past couple of weeks. Flights start from R699*.

                Best Flights to London
                Book now and save on flights to London from February next year. Select flights from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Click through for a full list of the cheapest flights we could find to London.

                March 2015 Cruises
                Board the MSC Opera during March 2015, as it departs from Durban to a variety of destinations.

                Zanzibar Holiday Package
                Warm waters and pristine beaches beckon, so escape to the Ngalawa Beach Village in Zanzibar.

                Best Flights to London
                Book now and save on flights from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban whether you want to leave this month or only next year. Click through for a full list of the cheapest flights we could find to London.

                Last Chance to Party with Jack Parow
                There are only a few available cabins remaining on the Jack Parow Party Cruise, which departs from Durban on the 8th of December 2014.

                Cape Town to Durban land travel survey
                Our latest land travel survey compares the prices of travel via bus and train, from Cape Town to Durban.

                Last Minute Cruises
                There are a limited number of cabins still available on the MSC Opera for cruises during November and December 2014.

              • MSC Armonia Cruises 2015
                The MSC Armonia is the sister ship of the MSC Opera, Sinfonia and Lirica. She has been in the dry dock undergoing extensive upgrades, and makes her return on the 19th of November 2014.


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