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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.


  • Eirst Car Rental Rap CompetitionFirst Car Rental Rap Competition

    Celebrate First Car Rental's 16th birthday by entering their Rap competition, and you could stand a chance to win R16,000. To enter the competition, like their Facebook page and then post a video of yourself rapping. Don't forget to tag @FirstCarRental with the #FirstRap hashtag.

                Breaking SA Travel News

                Last updated: 17 April 2015


                FlyCemair Competition Round 2
                The second round of our FlyCemair competiton 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.

                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 R7,452*!

                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.

                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 New York flight from only R10,269*.

                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.

                Flights to the Mother City for the Taste of Cape Town
                We found that Kulula offers the cheapest flight from Durban to Cape Town for the Taste of Cape Town.

                Only Five Days Left For March Madness
                There are only five days remaining before the March Madness special ends, on the 31st of March 2015.

                Land Travel Survey
                In our latest survey, we compared the prices of land travel from Durban to Cape Town. And if you plan on visiting Cape Town during April, don't miss out on the Constantia Food and Wine Festival, which takes place on the 17th of April 2015.

                Mediterranean Cruise Packages
                Explore Italy, France and Spain on the MSC Divina. Or if you would prefer to experience Croatia, Montenegro, Greece and Italy instead, then the Costa Mediterranea is the ship for you.

                Seven Night Cruises
                Enjoy a week of relaxation and exploration on the MSC Sinfonia, on a seven night cruise.

                Flights to Johannesburg for Mamma Mia
                We found that Mango offers the cheapest flights on the 24th of April 2015 from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

                Four and Five Night Cruises
                Cruise on the MSC Sinfonia from Cape Town to Namibia, or from Durban to Mozambique.

                FlyAfrica Specials
                Come and see the Art of the Brick exhibition in Johannesburg or explore Africa with affordable flights from FlyAfrica. Flight prices listed are for flights departing on the 24th of April 2015.

                St Patrick's Day Special
                Celebrate St Patrick's day and book an inside or outside (ocean view) cabin on selected cruises, and you will receive two free gifts instead of one. This offer is only valid on the 17th of March 2015, for selected bookings made before 15h00 South African time.

                Two and Three Night Cruises
                Spend the weekend on an MSC Sinfonia cruise to an exciting destination.

                Cheap International Flights
                Planning on extending your summer? Then you have to take a look at our affordable flights to Europe and Mauritius.

                Christmas Cruises
                The Festive season may be far away, but that doesn't mean you can't plan ahead. Celebrate Christmas by enjoying an MSC cruise to a variety of destinations.

                Cruises from Cape Town 2016
                There are only eight cruises departing from Cape Town next cruise season, so don't wait too long to book if you want to cruise on the MSC Sinfonia.

                Cape Town to Durban Land Travel Survey
                Our latest survey covers land travel options from Cape Town to Durban, on the 27th of March 2015. So if you plan on taking the kids on a trip to Durban during the school holidays, then why not consider a scenic bus or train trip.

                Top 10 Travel Predictions for 2015
                The travel industry is constantly changing. Technology is the biggest driving force behind the change that we have seen over the last 20 years in the travel industry. Here are out 10 to travel trends for 2015.

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


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