Whilst a South African airline is no longer in the top spot, Kulula took home second prize in the Skytrax 2017 awards. This makes them the best low-cost carrier in South Africa!
Mango Still Has Best Airline Rating on SA.TO
With almost 140 votes cast giving them an average score of 4,9 Mango Airlines is still the highest ranking domestic airline! If that doesn't convince you, perhaps their latest review will: "I recently flew to Zanzibar with Mango with my family of four. I was not really looking forward to flying for 4 hours plus on a budget airline, but my oh my my, was I pleasantly surprised! The check in was quick and professional, the flight was on time, the seats were comfortable with loads of leg room, and the cherry on top was the cabin crew. They were professional , efficient but what set them apart was the sense that they were really enjoying what they were doing - all with a great sense of humour! Thank you Mango - looking forward to flying with you again one day!" "
MSC Sinfonia Cruise was Great
Jenny Padaychee and her family enjoyed their cruise on the MSC Sinfonia from Durban to the Portuguese Island.
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.
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.
Cruises with MSC 2016/2017
Expect loads of photos to be taken on your cruise with MSC. They're expensive, but well worth it for the memories.
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.
Sinfonia cruise was our first
An awesome experience on our first ever cruise on the MSC Sinfonia.
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 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
- FlySafair was the Most On-Time Airline During the First Half of 2017!
FlySafair has once again taken the top spot at Cape Town, Durban and OR Tambo. The airline scored an average of 96,70% on all three airports, cementing their position as the best airline for business travellers!
- MSC Musica 2018/2019
The MSC Musica will be visiting South Africa's shores during the 2018/2019 cruise season.
- Multi-Storey Parking Lot Under Construction at Lanseria Airport
Construction of a new multi-storey parking lot has begun at Lanseria Airport in Johannesburg. The project will take place in phases, and is expected to be completed during June 2018.
Royal Caribbean Saving | Fly+12 Nt Cruise | Fr R27,899 pps*
Have 12 nights of blissful adventure aboard Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas. With 8 port calls, including an overnight stay in the iconic City of Love, Venice, this cruise will leave you wanting more. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Breaking SA Travel News
Last updated: 17 Oct 2017
Brazil to Germany 21 Nights | Fly+Stay+Cruise | From R45,999 pps*
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to visit South America, the Western Mediterranean and Northern Europe aboard the MSC Preziosa. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Royal Caribbean | Fly+12 Nt Cruise | Fr R24,499 pps*
If you're looking for a good bargain, look no further. Book before 31 October 2017 to take advantage of Royal Carribean's BOGO50 offer. Pay full price for the first passenser and the second person gets 50% off their cabin fare. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
December Cruises 2017 + 2018 | From R3,375 pps*
With the increase in queries for December cruises, December 2017 cruises have become very limited. However December 2018 cruises are still wide open and will be aboard a ship new to SA waters, the MSC Musica! *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
FastJet Could Expand SA Operations Soon
FastJet recently concluded a deal with Federal Airlines which will allow them to expand their operations in South Africa. This will allow them to operate FedAir aircraft branded as FastJet in SA. Without a local hub, domestic flights seems unlikely though.
Save 30% on Qantas Flights
Book before 15 October 2017 to save on flight to Australia and New Zealand. Travel must be completed by 15 September 2018 and block-out dates apply.
Brand New! | MSC Musica 2018 + 2019 | From R2,950 pps*
After being inundated with queries as to when the MSC Musica sales are going to open to the public, finally the day has arrived. These cruises are for the South African season running from November 2018 to April 2019. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
2018 Cruise to Europe from Durban | From R30,199pps*
With only 8 days left before the MSC Sinfonia leaves Venice on her way back to South Africa, it's too late to get on that Grand Voyage. However, we do have a limited number of cabins available for the journey back to Europe. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Last Chance! | Save up to R1000 | Cruises From R4,695 pps*
The Spring Madness promotion that is currently on offer ends on 30 September. Don't miss this opportunity with savings up to R1000 per couple. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
SAA Cancels Regional Routes
The airline announced the cancellation of six regional routes today. This is part of the airline's turn-around strategy.
SAA Finally Has Starting Date For New CEO
Vuyani Jarana will take over the reigns at our struggling national carrier from the 1st of November 2017. The hope is that he can affect real change at the struggling airline and implement the turn-around strategy. We'll have to wait and see.
March and April 2018 Local Cruises | From R3,525 pps*
Bookings for the upcoming cruises season abaord the MSC Sinfonia are selling like hotcakes, so now would be the perfect time to book your summer holiday. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Spring Madness Savings | Local Cruises From R4,695 pps*
With the warm weather returning, it's the perfect time to book your summer cruise holiday and save with the Spring Madness promotion that is currently on offer. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Mango Spring Cleaning Special
Save on domestic flights until 30 November 2017 when booked before midnight tonight, the 15th of September 2017.
FlySafair Increases December Flights
The airline announced that they are ready for the peak travel period and are increasing flights to accommodate the high demand as well as bringing back a few popular seasonal routes.
SAA Cancels Flights Ahead of Another Bailout
National carrier SAA announced yesterday that they are cancelling a number of domestic flights this December and January as the demand hasn't been what they expected. This step to curb additional losses comes on the same day that Treasury has tabled a R10 billion bailout.
Cruises for Less Than R5,500 Per Person
We all need a good bargain and for local cruises from South Africa, we have the best for you. Book today for the 2017 / 2018 cruise season on the MSC Sinfonia and take advantage of these prices. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Dubai Fly and Cruise Package from R17,384 pps*
Experience the wonders of the Arabian nights with this fly and cruise package that we have to offer you. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Cruises from Cape Town 🚢| From R4,525* pps
With the love thaht Capetonians have for cruising, there are only two MSC cruises left from Cape Town. Hurry hurry hurry. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Eastern Med | Fly, Stay + Cruise| From R21,300 pps*
We have a great package to explore some of the Beauty of the Eastern Mediterranean. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
First Car Rental launches NNAWT
First Car Rental have launched their NNAWT (Now or Never African Wildlife Trust, which focuses on saving rhinos and elephants which have survived poaching attempts.
Fabulous Family Fun! | Local Cruises From R8,378 for 4*
Enjoy a fantastic cruise with your family aboard the MSC Sinfonia. There are "boatloads" of activities aboard the ship to keep the kids entertained. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Spring Madness Special | Local Cruises From R4,695 pps*
Hooray! Septmber has arrived and with it, the promise of Spring and warmer weather. Book your summer cruise and save with the Spring Madness promotion that is currently on offer. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
2017 SA Cruises | MSC Sinfonia | From R3,975 pps*
When it comes to the last few months of the year, many people are ready to wind down and take a break. And there is nowhere more perfect for this than on a cruise. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
The Bahamas Beckon! | Fly, Stay, Cruise | From R23,899 pps*
Discover the magnificent Caribbean with this 7 night cruise aboard the BRAND NEW MSC Seaside. Be among the first to cruise aboard the MSC Seaside for her maiden voyage in December this year. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Last Chance! | Moz Cruises | Special From R4,625 pps*
White sand, cocktails, sparkling blue seas, beach games! Sound inviting? With summer just around the corner, this is the perfect time to book your cruise holiday to beautiful Mozambique. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
SAA Route Changes for Bail-out
National airline SAA is considering axing a number of routes and reducing operations on others in order to reduce losses whilst Government might sell their shares in Telkom in order to fund another bail-out. Find out which routes are in danger here.
MSC Seaview floated for the first time
The MSC Seaview is the second vessel in the Seaside class of MSC ship. Built with the idea of bringing the sea and the outdoors closer to the guest by some ingenious design aspects.
Grand Voyage 25 Nights | Fly, Stay + Cruise | Fm R36,299pps*
Book now for the Grand Voyage at the end of the season from Durban to Venice in Italy. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Western Med Fly, Stay + Cruise | From R19,999 pps*
Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean lifestyle with a 7 nigh cruise aboard the MSC Fantasia, where you could explore some of the best the Western Mediterranean has to offer. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
4 and 5 Night Cruises | MSC Sinfonia | From R4,625 pps*
We firmly believe that to get the best out of your cruise on the MSC Sinfonia, a few extra night are neccessary. Click the above link and have a look at what offers we have to find your ideal dates to cruise. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
Cheapest Flights to Cape Town for the Nitro Circus
Dreaming of a trip to the fairest Cape Town? We've rounded up the cheapest flights for a weekend trip on the 20th of October 2017, which also happens to be the perfect opportunity to catch the Nitro Circus.
Weekend Getaways | From R3,475 pps*
Forget about having a mundane weekend, instead enjoy a weekend cruise aboard the MSC Sinfonia and have a holiday packed with fun. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.
How to get a Job in a Hotel
Working in a hotel is not a job for the faint hearted. It's an industry than requires staffing 7 days a week and 24 hours a day serving guest (and yes, that means working public holidays as well).