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Last updated: 1 December 2016
New Years at Protea Hotel Melrose Arch
See in New Years with a bang at the Protea Hotel Melrose Arch (Fire and Ice); R1004 for a King Room with free wifi, from 31 Dec 2016 to 1 Jan 2017.
The Cheapest Flights from Durban to Cape Town
End 2016 on a high note with a trip to the Mother City to experience Fact Cape Town Rocks on New Year's Eve and everything else that Cape Town has to offer afterwards. We found the cheapest flight for you, so there is no need for you to find an excuse!
FastJet Cancells Routes
FastJet cancelled three routes, including their Johannesburg to Victoria Falls route from the 5ht of December 2016. Passengers already booked on the route will be accommodated via Harare.
Black Friday Deals
Save on selected Black Friday special cruises* on the MSC Sinfonia, departing from Durban during December 2016 and January 2017. *Available for a limited time only, prices subject to cabin availability.
Johannesburg to Cape Town Travel
These are the best prices that we could find for one-way trips via land from Johannesburg to Cape Town, that depart on the 9th of December 2016.
Johannesburg to Durban Travel Survey
Our latest survey covers one-way land travel options from Johannesburg to Durban, that depart on the 2nd of December 2016.
There are three MSC cruise specials currently underway, namely the Best Buys of the Week special, Festive Season Deals and the Rand Stretcher special.
Airlink Improves Lodge Connections
SA Airlink are offering better connections to &Beyond lodges with their Lodge Link service.
Air Seychelles Launch Durban Flights
Air Seychelles will launch flights to and from Durban on the 30th of March 2017.
Week's Best Buys Promotion
Don't miss out on these cruise deals, for departure from Durban during November and December 2016.
Cruises from Cape Town
Cruise from Cape Town during 2017 and 2018 on the MSC Sinfonia.
Explore the world with selected Etihad routes on sale until 4 November 2016. Travel before 10 June 2017.
February 2017 Cruises
Cruise from Durban on the MSC Sinfonia during February 2017.
Family Med Cruise
Spoil your family with a seven night Mediterranean cruise during the April 2017 holidays.
Set sail from Cape Town to Venice during May 2017 on the MSC Sinfonia Northbound cruise.
SA Express Reinstates Cancelled Flights
From the 1st of November 2016, they will resume all three routes cancelled a mere ten days ago with reduced frequencies.
Emirates Considers Cutting Back on African Flights
Emirates Airways announced the cancellation of Abuja flights and mentioned that several African routes are being reconsidered.
April 2017 Cruises
Take advantage of the public holidays that take place during April 2017, and enjoy an MSC Sinfonia cruise.
Skytrax Gives Etihad 5 Star Rating
Etihad Airlines joins the elite with a 5 star Skytrax rating, positioning it among the best airlines in the world.
SA Express Chops and Changes Route Network
SA Express is adding Cape Town - Mthatha flights to their schedule at the end of the year and chopping other flights from Johannesburg to East London and Port Elizabeth.
Greyhound and Citiliner Now Available to Book Online
You can now book Greyhound and Citiliner buses on our online booking engine.
Cheapest Flights to Cape Town for Oktoberfest
We've rounded up the cheapest flights from Durban to Cape Town on the 21st of October 2016 for Oktoberfest.
Family Friendly Cruises December 2017
Celebrate the Festive season with your family on an MSC Sinfonia cruise during December 2017.
Upgrade Wave Special Extended
The Upgrade Wave cruise special has been extended to the 15th of October 2016, so don't miss out on this chance to receive a free* cabin upgrade on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises. *Applies to new bookings only, for selected cruises. Bookings must be made by the 15th of October 2016 and is subject to cabin availability.
Qatar Transit Visa
Learn how you can qualify for a free 96-hour Qatar visa here.
Weekend Cruise Getaways
Enjoy a weekend cruise on the MSC Sinfonia during November and December 2016, or during January, February, March and April 2017.
FlyAfrica to Relaunch
We could see Africa's true low-cost carrier take to the skies as early as November!
Flight and Cruise Packages
Cruise on the MSC Splendida, Magnifica, or Fantasia to destinations in the Mediterranean or United Arab Emirates during January, April and December 2017.
Emirates Airlines Charges for Seats
Come 3 October 2016, you might have to fork our a little more for that window seat!
FlySafair Signs Deal with Amadeus
One of our favourite low cost carriers just keeps on growing! FlySafair is clearly targeting business travellers by making it easier for traditional travel agents to book them through the GDS (Global Distribution System). We look forward to seeing what the future has in stall for them.
Cape Town Cruises to Nowhere
Cruise from Cape Town to Nowhere on the MSC Sinfonia during 2017 and 2018.
Cape Town & George flights from R584*
Book one-way flights on Airlink between George and Cape Town from only R584*. This price is only valid on selected dates from 1 December 2016 until 31 January 2017.
Upgrade Wave Special
Book a cabin on selected November 2016, January 2017 and March 2017 MSC Sinfonia cruises and you will receive a free* cabin upgrade. *Applies to new bookings made between the 7th and the 30th of September 2016. Subject to cabin availability.
Longest Local Cruises
The Spring cabin upgrade special* has been extended to include certain cruises that depart during February and March 2017, in addition to November, December, January and April 2017. So consider a four night or more cruise in an upgraded cabin. *Applies to new bookings made between the 7th and the 30th of September 2016, subject to cabin availability.
2017/2018 MSC Cruises
Explore the latest addition to the range of cruise destinations offered by MSC during the 2017/2018 cruise season, Pomene in Mozambique.
Last Chance for Nov and Dec Promos
Our promotions for November 2016 and December 2016 MSC cruises are almost over, so don't delay your booking.
Cheap flights to Cape Town for Homemakers Expo
We compared flight prices on the 16th of September 2016 to find the most affordable airline for flights to the Cape Town Homemakers Expo.
Free Cabin Upgrade Special
Book and pay for a MSC Sinfonia November 2016 cruise, and you will receive a free* cabin upgrade. *Subject to availability of cabins, only applicable to new bookings.
Cruising on a Budget
Find and enjoy an MSC Sinfonia cruise to fit any budget, with our list of 2016/2017 cruises.
Cabin Upgrade Promotion
Save up to 55% on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises that depart during November 2016, and receive a free cabin upgrade* as well. *Subject to cabin availability, applies to new bookings only.
MSC Grand Voyages
Set sail on the MSC Sinfonia on a voyage from Cape Town to Venice during May 2017, or from Venice to Durban during October 2016.
Travel to Durban for the Mercury Wine Week
FlySafair offered the cheapest flight on Friday the 26th of August 2016, from Cape Town to Durban.
Mango Appoints Nic Vlok as Acting CEO
Mango has announced a temporary replacement for CEO Nico Bezuidehout after he left the airline last month.