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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.

 

  • Skywise to take off in March 2015

    The lates low cost carrier with plans to take to South African skies, Skywise will launch flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town on the 5th of March 2015.

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                Last updated: 05 March 2015

                 

                Flights to Durban for the Ingoma Competition
                We found that SA Express offers the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Durban for the Ingoma Competition.

                Best Flights to London
                Book now and save on flights to London this April and May. 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 Economy class fare from Johannesburg to London from only R8,186*!

                FlySafair flights to SA Fashion Week
                Heading to SA Fashion week? FlySafair flights will leave you with a little cash to spend on your fashion week wardrobe.

                22 or 25 Night Cruise
                Enjoy a Grand Voyage with MSC, from Cape Town to Venice or from Genoa to Durban.

                March Sawubona Update for SAA
                SAA is nearing the end of their 90-Day Action Plan so chairperson Duduzile Myeni shares some of what we can expect from the airline in the coming months.

                March Madness
                Book a selected cruise on the MSC Sinfonia, and you will get to choose one of two free gifts.

                Room With a View - Last Chance
                The Room with a View inside cabin upgrade special ends at noon on the 28th of February 2015*. *This special is subject to cabin availability.

                New Arabian Cruises 2015/2016
                MSC will extend its Dubai winter cruise season with four extra sailings, to a variety of destinations in the Arabian Peninsula.

                Flights to the Cape Town Jazz Festival
                The 16th Cape Town Jazz Festival is taking place in the CTICC on the 27th and 28th of March 2015. We found Mango offers the cheapest flights to Cape Town that Friday.

                Investment Cruise 2016
                This is the perfect chance to spend four days at sea on the luxurious MSC Sinfonia, in the company of investment actuaries with over sixty years of combined experience.

                January and February 2016 Cruises
                Book one of the selected "Room with a view" cruises on the MSC Sinfonia before the 28th of February 2015, and you will be eligible for a free upgrade from an inside cabin to an ocean view cabin*. *This offer is subject to cabin availability.

                JHB to DUR Land Travel Survey
                Prime Circle are performing at The Venue in Durban, on the 13th of March 2015. Our latest survey compares the prices of travelling via bus or train, from Johannesburg to Durban.

                November and December 2015 Family Cruises
                All of your family members can enjoy a cruise on the MSC Sinfonia, as there are more than enough activities available to keep your children entertained.

                Europcar DriveClub
                Europcar has introduced their DriveClub, which offers members a 10% discount on car hire rates, upgrades to weekend car hire in Gauteng, and a free upgrade for every fifth car rental.

                Flights to Durban for Ironman
                The Ironman triathlon attracts fitness enthusiasts from around the country. The race totals 70.3 miles of swimming, running and biking. Read more about flights to this event.

                Combo Cruises
                If you choose a combo cruise, then you won't have to worry about your holiday ending before you have had a chance to experience everything, and you will receive a 10% discount off of the fare of the second cruise.

                Mango Happy Day Sale This Weekend
                Mango has unveiled their second Happy Day Sale this week running over Valentine's Weekend. What a great gift idea for long distance couples! Prices start from R395*.

                Cheap flights to Cape Town for the Stellenbosch Woordfees
                Thinking of heading down to the cape Winelands for the Stellenbosch Woordfees? Then check out this survey that we did on airfares to Cape Town on the 6th of March.

                Budget Car Rental
                Barloworld, the company that has been managing Avis SA for forty-five years, has agreed to operate the Budget Car Rental brand in South Africa.

                The Best International Flight Prices
                Explore Europe from R6080*. Flights departing from Cape Town, Joburg and Durban. *Subject to change, limited availability, only on selected dates.

                Free Cabin Upgrade on MSC Sinfonia
                If you book and pay for an inside cabin on the MSC Sinfonia (no window) before the 28th of February 2015, then you qualify for a free upgrade to an ocean view cabin. This offer is valid on selected cruises and subject to cabin availability.

                Mango Happy Day Sale
                Save on Mango flights with the Mango Happy Day Sale starting today, the 10th of February 2015 and ending tomorrow at 21h00 on the 11th of February 2015. Prices start from R395*!

                Book Bus Tickets
                If you want to save money on your next local trip, try travelling by bus rather than by airline.

                MSC Sinfonia Grand Voyage
                The revamped MSC Sinfonia will depart on the 25th of October 2015 from Italy, on a twenty-six night grand voyage to South Africa. She will visit Greece, Egypt and the islands of the Seychelles, Mauritius and Reunion before she arrives in Durban.

                Cape Town to Johannesburg Land Travel
                Grammy award winner Jason Mraz will host his first ever concert at the Teatro at Montecasino, on the 26th and 27th of February 2015. So if you need to travel via land from Cape Town to Johannesburg in order to attend the concert, then our latest survey will help you compare your options.

                Fly to Joburg for Sky Dining
                Looking for something romantic to do on the 6th of March 2015? Why not fly to Joburg to enjoy a Sky Dining experience.

                December 2015 / January 2016 Cruises
                Don't leave any family members behind when you cruise with the MSC Sinfonia, as MSC cruises offer plenty of activities to keep your children occupied.

                Travelstart Specials
                This week's amazing flight specials with Delta includes destinations like Las Vegas, Miami and many more. Domestic flight specials with Kulula start at R821* and regional flights with SAA start at R3,599*.

                Car Rental Days and Rates Per Day Up
                Barloworld, the company that runs the Avis brand in South Africa, reported that car rental days and rates per day are ahead of last year.

                SAA receive top Skytrax ranking
                SAA has been awarded 4-star ranking for their onboard and airport services, placing them among the best airlines in the world.

                Best Flights to London
                Book now and save on flights to London this March. 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 direct flight from Johannesburg to London on Virgin Atlantic from only R9570*.

                Cruise from Cape Town to "Nowhere"
                The MSC Sinfonia departs from Cape Town to "nowhere" during January 2016, and between April and May 2016.

                MSC Family Cruises
                You don't have to leave the kids at home with a babysitter during your MSC cruise, as there are plenty of activities available to keep them amused on the cruise ships.

                SAA Update
                SAA announced today that they are finally cutting their Beijing route.

                Lufthansa Special
                Save 25% on premium economy class flights with Lufthansa before the end of July 2015. Book before the 8th of February 2015.

                Parlotones Live
                The Parlotones are performing at the Lyric Theatre, situated at Golf Reef City, on the 20th of February 2015.

                Valentine's Weekend Travel
                Celebrate Valentine's Day by attending the My Funny Valentine show at the Izulu Theatre in Durban, that takes place on Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th of February 2015.

              • 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.

 

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