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Mango is Africa's Best Low Cost Airline
Once again Mango was awarded the best low cost carrier in Africa at the Skytrax Awards 2015. It will come as no surprise after reading Shaneez Pillay's review: "What a pleasure! We had enough leg room, the food served was delicious, the staff so friendly and the comfort made flying much more easier. Checking in and out for our flights was a breeze then again staff at the respective airports were so friendly and helpful. "

    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.

    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 Town

    Sinfonia cruise was our first

    An awesome experience on our first ever cruise on the MSC Sinfonia.

    FlySafair plane

    FlySafair is the most on-time airline

    FlySafair has the best over-all on-time score of all South African airlines. They are the most on-time in November at all three major airports in South Africa scoring an average of 95%.

    Mango Airplane

    Mango Scores Top Honours

    Mango Airlines has taken over from SA Express, to become the best rated airline with an average of 4.9 out of 5.

Cheap Flights, Car Hire and Cruises

  • Ilha de MozambiqueIlha de Mozambique

    Ilha de Mozambique is a new addition to the MSC Sinfonia's itineraries, as seven day cruises from Durban no longer visit Madagascar. The island is the former capital of Portuguese East Africa, and has recently been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a fascinating blend of African, Portuguese, Arab and Indian culture as you explore the island.


  • FlySafair sells 1 Million Tickets!

    Since launching in October last year FlySafair has significantly expanded their routes, now operating a big domestic flight network. The proof is in the pudding, and with 1 million tickets under their belt in just over a year it looks like it is all rosy!

                Breaking SA Travel News

                Last updated: 12 February 2016


                Last Minute Mania
                We have collected the best MSC Sinfonia Cruise deals that we could find, for cruises that depart during February and March 2016.

                Cape Town Cycle Tour Flights & Bike Transport
                Flight prices from Johannesburg to Cape Town for the Cycle Tour and prices and procedures for transporting your bicycle to Cape Town.

                Flights from Johannesburg to the Cape Town Jazz Festival
                We found the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town on the 1st of April 2016 for the Cape Town Jazz festival.

                Rand Stretcher Deals
                Make your money go further with MSC Rand Stretcher cruise specials. This special is only valid until the 29th of February 2016, or until cabins are sold out.

                The latest changes to immigration regulations
                The need for an unabridged birth certificate might soon be scrapped (at least for South Africans). Get all the details here.

                Cheapest flights to Durban
                Planning on attending the Lionel Richie concert in Durban? We've rounded up the cheapest flights from Johannesburg on the 11th of March 2016.

                December 2016 Cruises
                Plan ahead and book an MSC Sinfonia cruise from Durban that departs during December 2016, and don't forget to take advantage of the various specials that are on offer.

                MSC Cruises 2016
                Enjoy an MSC Cruise to an exciting destination during 2016. We have compiled a list cruises that depart during February, March and April 2016.

                Cathay Pacific rebrands Dragonair
                Dragonair will be rebranded as Cathay Dragon. Along with the new name, the subsidiary of Cathay Pacific will also receive a new logo.

                Flights to Cape Town for Two Oceans
                British Airways offered the most affordable flight from Durban to Cape Town on the 25th of March 2016.

                Back to School Special
                Save up to 50%* on selected Back to School cruises on the MSC Sinfonia. Book by 5PM on Thursday the 4th of February 2016 to qualify for this special. *Subject to cabin availability, applicable to new bookings only. Cabin price only guaranteed once a booking has been made and terms and conditions pertaining to the booking have been met.

                Save 20% on kulula flights today only!
                Book before midnight to save 20% on all flights until the 31st of August 2016.

                Fastjet announces flights from Johannesburg to Zimbabwe
                Fastjet will launch flights from Johannesburg to Harare and Victoria Falls in February 2016.

                Mango Happy Day Sale Everyday
                Mango is making every day a joyful day with the Happy Day sale running until the 31st of January 2016.

                Cheap flights from Durban to Johannesburg for the Homemakers Expo
                Find out which airline offered the cheapest flight on the 26th of February 2016, between Durban and Johannesburg.

                Cheap flights from Cape Town to Durban for Decorex
                Find out which airline offered the cheapest flight on the 18th of March 2016, between Cape Town and Durban.

                Mango Happy Day Sale Everyday
                Save big on domestic flights with Mango everyday this month! Flights start from R445*.

                Translux Nightmare
                Imagine being trapped on a coach infested with cockroaches all the way from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth! This was one couple's nightmare on the 28th of December 2015, and they have the pictures to prove it.

                JHB to CPT Land Travel Survey
                The latest survey covers travel options from Johannesburg to Cape Town, that depart on the 8th of January 2016.

                April Family Cruises
                Treat your kids to an MSC cruise holiday during April 2016, as you won't have to pay their cabin fare* if they are under the age of 18 and sharing a cabin with two adult passengers. *Service fees and port charges still apply.

                Christmas Day Land Travel
                Our latest survey covers travel from Durban to Cape town that departs on the 25th of December 2015.

                Valentine's Day Cruise
                Book your Valentine's day cruise before the 15th of January 2016, and you will receive a discount per person off of the Best Price of the Day and a free Romantic Sunrise package*. *This offer is available until the 15th of January 2016 and applies to new bookings only.

                Cheapest flights to Durban
                We've surveyed all flights from Johannesburg to Durban for the Midmar Mile to find you the most affordable flight.

                January 2016 Cruises
                Celebrate the first month of 2016 with a cruise on the renovated MSC Sinfonia.

                Cheapest flights to Cape Town for the J&B Met 2016
                We've rounded up all your flight options on the 29th of January 2016 for the J&B Met to find you the cheapest airline.

                Cruises to Maputo 2016
                Visit Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, where you can explore well-preserved examples of Portuguese colonial architecture, and visit landmarks such as the Fortress of Maputo and the Tunduru Gardens.

                February 2016 MSC Sinfonia Cruises
                Depart from Durban to the Portuguese Island during February 2016.

                The best Black Friday flight deals
                We've rounded up the best 24 hour flight deals on both domestic and international flights! Get all the details here before it is too late.

                MSC Smart Deals
                Book a partial ocean view cabin for the price of an inside cabin on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises from Durban that depart during 2016. This offer only applies to new bookings for two berth cabins, and is subject to availability. This special offer ends on the 30th of November 2015.

                Travel to Johannesburg for the Joburg Open 2016
                We surveyed all flights on the 15th of Janaury 2016 from Cape Town to Johannesburg to find the cheapest airline.

                Super Bingo Cruise Special
                The Super Bingo cruise promotion*, a exclusive, is underway. The special applies to three selected cruises that depart from Durban during 2016, and is valid until the 4th of December 2015. *Subject to cabin availability.

                Discover Dubrovnik 2016
                Cruise on the MSC Sinfonia or Magnifica during 2016 and discover Dubrovnik and other Mediterranean destinations.

                MSC Sinfonia Four Sleeper Cabins
                A number of four berth cabins are still available for March 2016 and April 2016 cruises.

                FlyCemair to launch Bloemfontein - George flights
                FlyCemair announced today that they will be operating flights between Bloemfontein and George from the 10th of December 2015.

                Cape Town to Durban Travel Survey
                Our latest survey covers land travel options from Cape Town to Durban that depart on the 4th of December 2015.

                Mediterranean Cruise Packages
                Explore the Mediterranean with MSC during 2016. Cruise on the MSC Preziosa, Poesia or Armonia to a variety of destinations such as Marseille, Genoa and Valletta.

                BA Offers the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Durban
                Want to attend endless summer beach parties? Then you have to make your way to Durban! The Cosmo Beach Festival is taking place on the 26th of December 2015. British Airways operated by Comair offered the cheapest flights on the 25th of December 2015

                MSC Sinfonia Ocean View Cabins
                Enjoy the view from an MSC Sinfonia ocean view cabin for the price of an inside cabin* on a selected number of cruises from Durban. *Subject to cabin availability.

              • December 2016 Cruises
                Plan ahead and book an MSC Sinfonia December 2016 cruise from Durban.


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