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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.

  • 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

  • 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 skillfully! I would rate it a five as I absolutely love the thrill of experiencing turbulence! It made for a more exciting flight"

  • 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." 

                Flights to Durban for the SA on Tap Craft Beer Festival
                Consider yourself a beer connoisseur or just a plain enthusiast? Then take note of the SA on Tap Craft Beer Festival taking place on the 9th of August 2014 in Kings Park, Durban. We found flights with Kulula Airlines were the most affordable on the 8th of August from Johannesburg to Durban.

                Weekend cruise specials
                Why stay at home when you can spend your weekend on the MSC Opera? We have collected a variety of weekend cruises that depart from Durban, and cruises that depart from Cape Town.

                Mango Happy Day Sale
                Here are some of the great prices on the Mango Happy Day Sale - Durban - Cape Town form R865.00*, Johannesburg - George from R880.00*, Cape Town - Lanseria from R910.00*, OR Tambo - Cape Town from R865.00* and our pick of the week Durban - OR Tambo from R570.00*. * Limited Availability, subject to change.

                Cheap Flights to London
                The London Restaurant Festival scheduled for October is a three week celebration of all things food related. Participating restaurants will create special tasting menus and you’ll be able to explore London’s fine dining culture. So when the cold weather gets the better of you, just duck into the nearest restaurant!

                Win a Holiday for 2 to the KZN Coast
                Enter our competition to win the perfect break on the KZN Coast. The prize includes flights with FlyCemair from Johannesburg to Margate and three nights' stay at the Umthunzi Hotel & Conference

                Four night cruise deals
                Don't miss out on these four night cruise deals, but hurry, as they are selling out rapidly.

                Mozambique's National Airline Fires CEO
                LAM Mozambique Airlines has sacked their CEO after the credibility of the airline has been taking a serious battering amid long passenger delays and poor performance numbers.

                Travelstart Flight Specials
                Fly Lufthansa from JNB to Lisbon from R7,203*, from JNB to Stockholm from R7,269*, from JNB to Rome from R7,436* or JNB to Windhoek from R4,498* with Air Namibia.

                SAA Flights Cancelled
                SAA flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong are temporarily cancelled. The plane will be repaired after it was damaged by severe turbulence.

                Lufthansa Flight Specials
                Head to Europe with Lufthansa's "Take on Europe" flight sale: JNB to Munich form R7,869*, JNB to Brussels from R7,869* and JNB to Vienna from R7,869*.

                Intercape offer the cheapest DUR - CT prices
                Heading to Robertson for the Slow Festival? An Intercape one way bus trip to Cape Town via Bloemfontein is the most affordable land travel option according to our survey.

                Cheap international flights
                Fly from Cape Town to Paris for only R7517* with Emirates Airways this November. Check our latest survey for other affordable international flights from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

                25 People injured on SAA flight
                22 passengers and 3 crew members on an SAA flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong were injured when the plane went through severe turbulence.

                Emirates to add another daily flight to South Africa
                Emirates have announced that they will add an extra daily flight from Dubai to Johannesburg from the 26th of October 2014.

                Cruise Package double sale
                Book a flight and cruise package, or a stay and cruise package, and select a balcony cabin or balcony suite.

                Travel to the Home Expo
                The Home Expo takes place in the Centre Court of the Emporer's Palace, from the 2nd to the 4th of August 2014.

                Phuket Sale
                Travel to Phuket, Thailand and enjoy ten nights at the four-star Karon Resort.

                Balcony Cabin Special
                Book a balcony cabin between the 10th and 19th of July 2014 and you will receive free onboard credit to the value of R250.

                ACSA Unveils FREE Wifi at South African Airports
                Great news for social media addicts and businessmen who need to stay on top of their emails. Airports Company South Africa has launched a free Wifi service for all passengers in their 9 South African Airports.

                Abuja Airport Scheduled Closure
                Nigerian Airport Authorities have announced that they will be closing the airport in their countries capital Abuja over the weekend. The closure is due to scheduled repairs that are to be done on the runway.

                FlightSite Making Travel Easy
                FlightSite is an online travel agency that focuses on making travel easy for their clients. FlightSite allows clients to book everything from flights, car hire and accommodation to packages through their site.

                Fly to the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival
                Travel to Johannesburg for the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival on the 26th of September 2014. Check out our flight survey to help you scoop up the cheapest flights on that date.

                Mango Happy Day Sale Time!
                It’s that time of the week again, time for the Mango Happy Day Sale! This week we found that more routes has Happy Day Sale prices available than last week. Pick of the week is the OR Tambo to Cape Town flight.

                Royal Caribbean Cruise
                Cruise to a variety of international destinations with Royal Carribean International Cruises.

                Party it up in Thailand or soak up the history of beautiful Italy
                Check out our latest newsletter for very competitive flights to Bangkok, Mauritius, Rome and the island of Reunion. So many destinations, so little time!

                Pre-Booking of seats now available on FastJet Flights
                Passengers on FastJet flights can now pre-book their seats for a small additional fee. Premium seats and normal seats can now all be pre-booked up to 24hours before flight departure time.

                Free pre-loaded SIM card for Virgin Atlantic Passangers
                Passengers on Virgin Atlantic's daily flight from London, Heathrow to OR Tambo, Johannesburg will receiving a present from Virgin Mobile when they land at OR Tambo during the month of July 2014.

                Travelstart Flight Specials
                Fly from JNB to Istanbul from R6,951* with Turkish Airlines, JNB to Bangkok from R6,952* with Emirates, CPT to Hong Kong from R8,370* with Emirates or JNB to Cape Town one way from R940* with Kulula.

                Limited dates on Kulula flight special still available
                Kulula is running a special on flights from Lanseria to Johannesburg on selected dates during the month of July. You'll have to move quickly if you want to take advantage of this special.

                Head to Johannesburg for the Gauteng Motor Show
                The adrenalin filled Gauteng Motor Show starts on the 25th of July 2014. We have the inside scoop on cheap flights to this event.

                SAA flight delayed after Captain Strips Down
                Passengers on flight SA025 had to wait for 5 hours in Harare after their flight was delayed because of a strange outburst from their pilot.

                December Holiday Dubai fly/cruise deal
                Enjoy seven nights aboard the MSC Orchestra as it travels to Dubai.

                Year of free car hire with Tempest
                Win a year of free car hire & flights through this Mango Airlines/Tempest car hire competition. All you have to do is book a flight & car rental at, for travel before 31 Aug 2014.

                Mango Happy Day Sale
                See our latest newsletter with the Mango Happy Day Sale airfares. Our pick of the week is Cape Town to Lanseria flights.

                MSC Orchestra Cruises
                If you want to cruise to South America, Northern Europe or the Mediterranean, then the MSC Orchestra will take you there.

                Flight/cruise package deals
                Don't miss out on these great flight and cruise package deals, as you can save up to R3000.

                Kulula flights to Durban from only R608*
                Kulula is running a special on flights to Durban from Lanseria. Travellers should move quickly to get in on this special as availability wont last long with such a low fare available.

                Africa's new low cost airline Fly Africa
                Fly Africa is launching it's first route between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls on the 23rd of July 2014. The low cost airline is advertising prices as low as R99* (excluding airport taxes and fuel surcharges). *Prices are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed by us.

                Travel to Durban for the Durban International Boat and Lifestyle Show
                The Durban International Boat and Lifestyle Show takes place from the 18th to the 20th of July 2014 at the Durban Marina. The event promises fun in the Durban sun for the whole family this winter.

                Kenyan Visa Requirements
                After the recent announcement by the Kenyan Government that South African travellers will need a visa to enter the country people have been scrambling to apply for a visa. The latest announcement has however changed the date of implementation.

                Mango Happy Day Sale!
                See our latest newsletter for the Mango Happy Day Sale airfares. Our pick of the week is Lanseria to Cape Town for only R825.

                Cruise Buddies for Single Cruisers
                Save up to 70% on cruise bookings by allowing us to find you a cruise buddy.

                Christmas cruise and party
                Only a few available cabins remain on the Christmas Cruise to Madagascar, so book one as soon as possible. And if you book a balcony cabin on the Christmas Cruise, you will receive a free Bon Voyage package from us.

                Travel to the Franschhoek Bastille Festival
                Travel to the Cape Winelands town of Franschhoek on the 12th and 13th of July 2014, where you can take part in the Franschhoek Bastille Festival. C'est magnifique!

                Latest Travelstart Specials
                Take a look at this week’s special airfares from Travelstart.

                Mango Sale on Flights to Zanzibar
                Take a look at this great offer by Mango in conjunction with the Expresso TV show for flights to Zanzibar on special limited airfares.

                Time for the Mango Happy Day Sale
                Check out the very competitive airfares that are on sale this week. The Cape Town to Durban flight was named as the pick of the week.

                Mango Cheapest to CPT for Franschoek Bastille Festival
                Mango had the cheapest flight to Cape Town from Johannesburg on our latest cheap flights survey. The Franschhoek Bastille Festival also features in the survey.

                MSC Opera December 2014 Partner rates
                Don't delay, book an MSC Opera cruise while cabins are still available. The prices that we have collected apply to two adults that are sharing one cabin.

                Cape Town in Photos
                Take a tour of the Mother City, and keep an eye out for some of these places of interest during your trip.

                Qatar Airways Special Extended
                Check out our newsletter for the latest Qatar Airways flight special where you can get up to 20% off on flights to the US.

                MSC Mediterranean Cruises
                If you are looking for the lowest cruise prices, then aim to book an MSC cruise that departs during January, February or March 2015.

                First Car Rental Show & Go Card
                Great ad by FCR showcasing their new Show & Go card, which allows frequent flyers to bypass queues at airports.

                Vodacom Durban July Land Travel
                You won't have to saddle up your trusty steed if you want to attend the Vodacom July, which takes place on the 5th of July 2014 at the Greyville Racecourse. We have performed a survey of what you can expect to pay for overland travel from JNB to Durban.

                MSC Cruises World Cup
                MSC Cruise will broadcast all of the Fifa World Cup action on board of their ships. Which means that you won't miss out on any of the fancy footwork and memorable goals while you enjoy your cruise.

                Hertz car rental
                Hertz is the second largest car rental agency in the world. They operate out of all the major airports in Cape Town, Johhanesburg and Durban, and they are also known as "The Hertz Corporation" or "Hertz rent a car".

                Cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Vodacom Durban July
                Kulula Airlines offer the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Durban for the spectacular horse racing event taking place on the 5th of July.

                Mango sale for Momentum Multiply Members
                Mango and Momentum are running a sale for Momentum Multiply members. Special fares on selected flights are open to the members to book before the 15th of June 2014 and fly before the end of August 2014.

                Mango Happy Day Sale time again!
                The Mango Happy Day sale for this week is in our newsletter and the pick of the week is the Bloem to Cape Town flight.

                Nine cruises from Cape Town
                Cast off for adventure with MSC Cruises. Enjoy one of nine cruises from Cape Town to a variety of destinations, such as Walvis Bay and Luderitz.

                KLM Flight Special
                KLM have just released some great airfare specials for return flights to Amsterdam, London and New York from Johannesburg. These prices are very competitive and travellers should move quickly to get in on the action.

                FlyCemair acquires new aircraft
                Cemair has boosted their fleet by acquiring a package of Bombardier CRJ aircraft. This surely is a good sign for the consumer as more competition and more routes means more competitive rates.

                Travelstart Flight Specials
                JNB to Dublin from R5,640* with Emirates, JNB to Madrid from R6,374* with Emirates, CPT to Stockholm from R6,794* with Emirates, JNB Lanseria to Durban one way from R813* with Kulula. Direct flights from JNB to London with Virgin Atlantic from R9,857. *Prices are subject to change.

                Mango Cheapest to Cape Town for Winter Wonderland Festival
                Embrace the winter weather this June by heading down to Gordon's Bay, just outside of Cape Town, for the annual Winter Wonderland Festival. Mango had the cheapest flights to CPT.

                June Cruise Price Freeze
                Take advantage of a combo of specials : June cruise prices have been frozen, and you can take advantage of our refer a friend deal at the same time.


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