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Mango 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."

  • A Greyhound bus Greyhound Bus South Africa
    Looking for something cheaper than flights? Greyhound offers routes to destinations within South Africa as well as to Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
  • A view of the Portuguese Island Cruise to Portuguese Island from Durban
    Portuguese Island is situated off of the coast of Mozambique, and is compromised of pristine stretches of beach skirted by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Book your cruise to Portuguese Island from Durban.

  • 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 with flights between JHB – CPT / CPT - PE / CPT - GRJ / JNB - PE and JNB - 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.


  • First Car Rental FlySafair CompetitionFirst Car Rental FlySafair Competition

    First Car Rental are teaming up with FlySafair, for a competition where the lucky winner will receive three days car rental and two FlySafair return flights. Flights may be on the following routes: JNB, CPT, PLZ or GRJ. The competition ends on the 25th of May 2015. To enter the competition, answer the question on this page.

                Breaking SA Travel News

                Last updated: 21 May 2015


                Book Bus Tickets Online
                You can now search, compare and book bus tickets online. We compared bus prices to find the cheapest date to travel on during the school holidays.

                Save up to 50%
                There are only ten days remaining for you to take advantage of this special and save up to 50% on selected MSC cruises.

                Fly Go-Air to launch Johannesburg to Cape Town flights
                Fly Go-Air has relaunched their airline after failing to keep the airline afloat in 2012. Now they have set their sights on the CPT - JNB route.

                Family Cruises
                Book for two adults in an outside cabin and two children in an opposite inside cabin, and you will receive a discounted rate for the children and twenty free Ice Cream and Soda Vouchers*. *This special applies to selected MSC cruises only, and has limited availability.

                Cheap Flights to Durban for the House and Garden Show
                We've rounded up the cheapest flights to Durban for the House and Garden show on the 26th of June 2015. Kulula came in cheapest.

                The Cheapest International Flights
                We've rounded up the cheapest international flights of the week from Cape Town, Joburg and Durban. Our pick of the week is the Johannesburg to Sydney flight from only R9,409*.

                International Hot Deals
                Discover the Bahamas with the MSC Divina, or explore the Eastern Mediterranean on the MSC Poesia.

                Best Flights to London
                Book now and save on flights to London this autumn. Flights depart from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Click through for a full list of the cheapest flights we could find to London. Our pick of the week is the flight from Cape Town to London from only R8,745*!

                Mothers Day Special
                Book selected MSC Sinfonia Cruises before 11am on Saturday the 9th of May 2015, and pay your deposit before 15:00 on Monday the 11th of May 2015 and you will receive a free* Relaxing touch Spa Package. *Limited availability. Terms and conditions apply.

                Save on Domestic and International Flights with the Best Sales | Ends Today
                Mango's Happy Day Sale ends today on the 7th of May 2015. British Airways' Royal Baby special which allows babies to fly for free* and children to only pay 25% of the airfare also ends today.

                Flights to Cape Town for the South African Wedding Show
                Plan your wedding in one go with the South African Wedding Show which stretches over two days.

                Dubai Cruise
                Explore Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Muscat with the MSC Musica, during a seven night Christmas Cruise from Dubai.

                Mango Flights from R1*
                Mango is currently offering R1* flights (excluding taxes) when booking a return flight on their app on any mobile, tablet or desktop device using Windows 8.1.

                Family and Friends Cruises
                Bring your family and friends along on an MSC Sinfonia cruise. No cabin fare will be charged for kids sharing a cabin with two adults, and four adults between the age of 18 and 29 years old sharing a cabin are eligible for a special discount.

                The Cheapest Flight to Joburg for a Barry Hilton show
                In desperate need of a laugh? Then you'll want to see Barry Hilton live on the 6th of June 2015. We've found the cheapest flights for you to Joburg.

                We have our FlyCemair Competition Winner!
                We announce the winner of our FlyCemair competition. The winner has won 2 return tickets between Johannesburg and Cape Town.

                Last Two Days for Free Cabin Upgrade
                Book an inside or balcony cabin on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises, and you will be elegible for a free upgrade to a higher cabin category. Upgrade from an inside cabin to an ocean view cabin, or from a balcony cabin to a balcony suite. This offer ends on the 30th of April 2015, and applies to new bookings on selected cruises only.

                Top 10 Cheapest Cruises
                We have compared the ten most affordable MSC Sinfonia cruises for the 2015/2016 season.

                Durban to Johannesburg land travel survey
                Our latest land travel survey covers departures from Durban to Johannesburg on the 15th of May 2015. The St Petersburg Ballet will be performing in Johannesburg at the Teatro at Montecasino, from the 6th until the 16th of May 2015.

                Low Cost Carrier Skywise is recruiting
                Skywise is looking for smart and innovative people to join their growing team.

                Earn a R100 Mango Voucher
                Edgars Thank U Club Card members can earn a R100 Mango voucher when booking and paying for a Mango flight on their account during the month of April 2015.

                February 2016 Value-for-Money
                Take your friends with you on an MSC Sinfonia cruise from Durban, and take advantage of a four sleeper cabin while they are still available. If you and your friends are between the ages of 18-29, then you will be eligible for the Young and Young discount, which applies to Inside, Outside and Balcony cabins, but not Balcony suites.

                FlyCemair Competition Round 2
                The second round of our FlyCemair competition has now gone live. Go to our Facebook page to read more about how to participate.

                Cape Town to Durban Land Travel Survey
                In this week's survey we have compared the prices of land travel from Cape Town to Durban, for departure on the 8th of April 2015. And if you plan on heading to Durban, don't miss out on the Durban Indaba, which takes place from the 9th to the 11th of May 2015, at the Albert Luthuli Convention Centre.

                Cheapest flight to Durban for the Indaba 2015
                Mango offered the cheapest flight to Durban on the 8th of May 2015 for the Indaba taking place from the 9th of May 2015.

                First Car Rental Competition
                Celebrate First Car Rental's 16th birthday by entering their Facebook rap competition. Like their Facebook page and then post a video of yourself rapping, and tag @FirstCarRental with the hashtag #FirstRap. You could stand a chance to win R16,000.

                Cruise Deals
                Book and pay for either an ocean view cabin on the MSC Sinfonia at the price of an inside cabin, or a balcony suite at the price of a balcony cabin before the 30th of April 2015. If you would prefer to experience the Mediterranean Summer, then book one of our selected Mediterranean cruises before the 31st of May 2016, and you will receive R1500 free on-board credit. These promotions apply to new bookings on selected cruises only, and are subject to cabin availability.

                Qatar Flight Special
                Qatar is running with a "Fabulous Sale" with both economy class and business class seats up for sale. Flights from both Cape Town and Johannesburg to the rest of the world (via Doha) are up for sale.

                School Holiday Cruises
                Treat your children to an MSC cruise adventure during the 2015 and 2016 school holidays.

                Investment Cruise
                Set sail from Durban on the MSC Sinfonia Investment Cruise, where you will gain insights from financial experts.

                Worker's Day Travel Survey
                Our latest survey focuses on land travel options available from Johannesburg to Cape Town, that depart on the 1st of May 2015. Just in time for the Worker's Day long weekend.

                Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town for the Good Food and Wine Show
                Mango flights came in cheapest for flights on the 22nd of May 2015 from Lanseria.

                Wedding Cruise Packages
                Celebrate your wedding on the open seas with an MSC Sinfonia Silver, Gold, or Platinum Wedding Package. Please note that the ceremony is of symbolic value only.

                Cheap flights to Durban for the Grand White Dinner
                British Airways offered the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Durban on the 24th of April 2015 for the Grand White Dinner taking place in a secret location.

                FlySafair Flight Deals
                We found the latest FlySafair flight deals, with airfares starting from as low as R455* for a one way flight (*subject to change, limited availability).

                Etihad Spring Super Sale
                Save on Etihad flights up until 29 February 2016 when you book before the 2nd of April 2015. Flights start from R5,694* to Mumbai.

                FlyAfrica ups Johannesburg to Harare Flights
                New Low Cost Airline FlyAfrica has introduced an additional daily flight between Harare and Johannesburg.

                November and December Family Cruises
                Treat your family to a cruise on the MSC Sinfonia during late November or December 2015. There are plenty of activities available on board to keep family members of all ages occupied.

              • 2016 Family Cruises
                Explore the MSC Sinfonia with your family on a family cruise during 2016.


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