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Last updated: 26 July 2016
Local and International Christmas Cruises
Celebrate the December holidays with a cruise on the MSC Orchestra, Armonia, Fantasia, Preziosa, Divina, Magnifica or Sinfonia.
Fly Blue Crane Launches Mthatha flights
From the 1st of October 2016 Fly Blue Crane will operate two daily flights between Johannesburg and Mthatha. Their flights will be significantly more affordable than competitor airfares.
Free Cabin Upgrade Special
Enjoy an ocean view cabin for the price of an inside cabin on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises. Book and pay for your cabin by the 30th of July 2016 in order to qualify for this special*. *This special applies to new bookings only, and is subject to cabin availability.
Suite Dreams Package Special
Book your balcony suite today on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises, and you will receive a free* package. Choose between the Bon Voyage Classic Package and the Soda and Ice Cream Package. *This special applies to new Best Price of the Day bookings only (no themed cruises), for balcony suites booked by the 30th of July 2016. Only one package may be chosen for each cabin booked.
International Cruise Packages
Cruise with MSC from Rome, Barcelona or Genoa during 2016. Package prices include return flights from Johannesburg to the city of departure.
Cruising with Friends
Plan an adventure with your closest friends, on an MSC Sinfonia cruise that departs during November and December 2016.
Ten Budget Cruises
We have compiled a list of the most affordable MSC Sinfonia cruises that depart from Cape Town and Durban, during 2016 and 2017.
Expect delays at OR Tambo
The airport has started gathering biometric details of passport holders, causing delays of up to 2 hours.
Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights in Wake of Attack
Ataturk Airport re-opened mere hours after three deadly bombs went off in and around the airport building. Shortly thereafter Turkish Airlines resumed flights. ACSA has however confirmed that Turkish Airlines flights from SA to Istanbul are still suspended.
Save 25% on International Qatar Flights
Over 50 international destinations are marked down up to 25%! This sale is available until the 1st of July 2016. Travel from the 18th of September 2016 until the 10th of June 2017.
Western Mediterranean Cruise Package
Explore Spain, France and Italy with the MSC Orchestra during May 2017. Package includes return flights from Johannesburg to Spain.
FlySafair R2* Sale!
Save on domestic flights with FlySafair's R2 sale which ends at midnight, today.
Air Zimbabwe Plans to Resume London Flights
Air Zimbabwe revealed earlier today that they are planning on resuming flights to London, as soon as they have been granted rights and cleared their debt.
Free Cabin Upgrade on Selected MSC Cruises
Upgrade from an inside to an ocean view cabin on selected MSC cruises, for free*. Book before the 30th of June 2016. *This special only applies to new bookings, and is subject to cabion availability.
Turkish Airlines Launches Direct Cape Town Flights
From the 30th of October 2016, Turkish Airlines will operate daily direct flights between Cape Town and Istanbul, year-round.
Cruises from Durban
Cruise from Durban with MSC during 2016 and 2017.
Durban to Johannesburg Travel
Our latest survey covers land travel from Durban to Johannesburg, that departs on the 8th of July 2016.
Grand Voyages 2017/2018
Cruise from Durban to Venice on the MSC Sinfonia during 2017 and 2018.
Cape Town to Durban Land Travel Survey
We have compared the prices of land travel options from Cape Town to Durban, that depart on the 1st of July 2016.
Cruises from Cape Town 2017
Travel from the Mother City to a variety of destinations on the MSC Sinfonia during 2017.
Mediterranean Cruise Deals
Cruise with MSC to a variety of destinations in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean during July and September 2016.
Lufthansa Adds Cape Town Flights
In addition to the usual seasonal flights from Munich to Cape Town, Lufthansa are adding flights from Frankfurt as well.
Emirates Changes Luggage Policy for South Africans
Emirates has changed their luggage policy, now allowing economy class passengers travelling from South Africa to take more luggage spread over two bags.
Year End Local Cruises
Celebrate the end of the year with an MSC Sinfonia cruise that departs during November or December 2016.
World's Largest Cruiseliner
The World's largest cruiseliner, Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas, has entered service and bookings are now available.
Free Cabin Upgrade Special Extended
A limited number of inside cabins that are eligible for a free upgrade to an outside cabin on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises from Durban remain, so don't delay. This special ends on the 30th of May 2016 and is only applicable to new bookings.
Family Cruises during February and March 2017
Enjoy an MSC Sinfonia Cruise with your family during February and March 2017. You will not have to pay the cabin fare for children under the age of 18 that are sharing a cabin with their parents, only the port and service charges.
December 2016 Cruise Packages
Cruise to the Western Mediterranean, South America or the Caribbean with MSC during December 2016.
Fly Blue Crane Launched Windhoek Flights
Fly Blue Crane will soon release their Cape Town - Windhoek schedule, after a successfull first flight.
Comair Manages To Keep Licence
Comair, operating British Airways South Africa and kulula flights, is currently in the midst of a legal battle with the ASLC with regards to their foreign ownership.
More Confirmed Debris Found From Missing MH370
Australian authorities have determined debris found around SA & Mauritius is "most likely" from the missing Malaysian flight MH 370.
Room With A View Cruise
Book an inside cabin on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises before the 15th of May 2016, and you will receive a free upgrade* to an ocean view cabin. *Subject to cabin availability, applies to new bookings only.
Fly Blue Crane Launch New Route
Fly Blue Crane will start flights between Cape Town and Windhoek this May.
Flights to Durban for the Comrades
We surveyed flights from Johannesburg to Durban on the 27th of May 2016 for the Comrades and found the cheapest.
Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman Cruise
Cruise to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman on the MSC Fantasia during December 2016
Flights to the Good Food and Wine Show
Mango offered the cheapest flights to Cape Town on the 27th of May 2016.
Virgin Atlantic Flight Special
In celebration of the Queen's birthday, Virgin Atlantic are offering discount on flights to London and New York. Book before the 2th of April 2016.
New Cape Town Flights
Kenya Airways are introducing flights between Nairobi and Cape Town, with a stop in Livingstone this July.
Room With a View Special
Book any of our selected MSC Sinfonia cruises before the 15th of May 2016 and you will receive a free upgrade from an inside to an ocean view cabin*. *This special applies to new bookings on selected cruises only, and is subject to cabin availability.
Cruises from Cape Town 2017
Cruise from the Mother City to a variety of destinations with MSC during 2017.
Ethiopian Airlines Increases Cape Town Flights
From the 1st of July 2016, Ethiopian Airlines will be offering more direct flights from Addis Ababa to Cape Town. They are also introducing their Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route.
Save 20% on International Flights
The kulula special might be over, but you can still save big with Qatar International flights! Book before the 18th of April 2015 to save big!
School Holiday Cruises
Escape to the high seas with your family during the school holidays, and remember that you do not have to pay cabin fare for children under the age of 18 when sharing a cabin with two adults, only port and service charges.
International Cruise Packages
Explore the Eastern Mediterranean on the MSC Magnifica during October 2016, or the Western Mediterranean on the MSC Armonia during July 2016. If you would prefer a more tropical experience, then the MSC Divina navigates the Caribbean during December 2016.