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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.

 

  • First Car Rental FlySafair CompetitionFirst Car Rental FlySafair Competition

    First Car Rental are teaming up with FlySafair, for a competition where the lucky winner will receive three days car rental and two FlySafair return flights. Flights may be on the following routes: JNB, CPT, PLZ or GRJ. The competition ends on the 25th of May 2015. To enter the competition, answer the question on this page.

                Breaking SA Travel News

                Last updated: 29 May 2015

                 

                CPT to DUR survey
                We have compared the price of bus and train travel to Durban, where the I Laugh Durban Comedy Jam will take place on the 19th and the 20th of June 2015 at the Izulu Theatre. The survey covers departures for the 19th of June 2015.

                JHB to CPT Land Travel Survey
                The Winter in Calitzdorp festival takes place from the 13th until the 14th of June 2015. So if you plan on travelling via bus or train to Cape Town from Johannesburg on the 12th of June 2015, our latest survey will help you locate the most affordable option.

                Save up to 50% on MSC Cruises
                There is very little time left before the opportunity to save up to 50% on selected MSC cruises passes. Book before 12pm on Saturday the 30th of May 2015.

                The Cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Durban
                Mango Airlines offer the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Durban on the 17th of July 2015 for Mandela Day.

                SAA 7 Day Sale
                SAA has an amazing 7 day special on international and domestic flights. There are some great deals available like Mauritius from R5, 514*.

                SAA flights between Ghana and Washington, USA
                SAA is expanding its presence in West-Africa and will launch direct flights from the 2nd of August 2015 between Ghana and Washington.

                JHB to DUR Land Travel Survey
                We have compared prices for land travel via bus and train from Johannesburg to Durban, for departure on the 5th of June 2015.

                Early Bird Cruise Savings
                The early bird catches the worm, and also benefits from the best deals. Book 2016 and 2017 MSC Sinfonia cruises in advance before the rush begins.

                Latest Land Travel Survey
                Our latest land travel survey covers bus and train travel from Durban to Cape Town, for departures on the 29th of May 2015.

                Exclusive Deal: Skywise Flights from R675*
                Book any Skywise flight before the weekend at R675* one-way. Simply phone 087 351 2051. This is available on all flights departing before the 31st of July 2015.

                Mango's Happy Day Sale
                Book Mango's Happy Day Sale prices from R669* before 21h00 tomorrow, the 28th of May 2015.

                The Cheapest Flights to London
                We've rounded up the cheapest flights to London this week. Our pick of the week is the direct flight on SAA from Johannesburg to Heathrow from only R8,889*.

                Qatar Airways Special
                Save up to 20% on selected flight routes when you book before the 30th of May 2015. Flights from Johannesburg starting from R5,209* (Mumbai). Travel period is from now until the end of the year.

                Ilha de Mozambique
                The seven day MSC Sinfonia cruises from Durban are no longer visiting Madagascar, as they are stopping off at Ilha de Mozambique instead. This is due to an itinerary change. Ilha de Mozambique is the former capital of Portuguese East Africa, and offers colonial architecture, bustling street markets and delicious cuisine.

                Book Bus Tickets Online
                You can now search, compare and book bus tickets online. We compared bus prices to find the cheapest date to travel on during the school holidays.

                Fly Go-Air to launch Johannesburg to Cape Town flights
                Fly Go-Air has relaunched their airline after failing to keep the airline afloat in 2012. Now they have set their sights on the CPT - JNB route.

                Family Cruises
                Book for two adults in an outside cabin and two children in an opposite inside cabin, and you will receive a discounted rate for the children and twenty free Ice Cream and Soda Vouchers*. *This special applies to selected MSC cruises only, and has limited availability.

                Cheap Flights to Durban for the House and Garden Show
                We've rounded up the cheapest flights to Durban for the House and Garden show on the 26th of June 2015. Kulula came in cheapest.

                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 Sydney flight from only R9,409*.

                International Hot Deals
                Discover the Bahamas with the MSC Divina, or explore the Eastern Mediterranean on the MSC Poesia.

                Best Flights to London
                Book now and save on flights to London this autumn. 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 flight from Cape Town to London from only R8,745*!

                Mothers Day Special
                Book selected MSC Sinfonia Cruises before 11am on Saturday the 9th of May 2015, and pay your deposit before 15:00 on Monday the 11th of May 2015 and you will receive a free* Relaxing touch Spa Package. *Limited availability. Terms and conditions apply.

                Save on Domestic and International Flights with the Best Sales | Ends Today
                Mango's Happy Day Sale ends today on the 7th of May 2015. British Airways' Royal Baby special which allows babies to fly for free* and children to only pay 25% of the airfare also ends today.

                Flights to Cape Town for the South African Wedding Show
                Plan your wedding in one go with the South African Wedding Show which stretches over two days.

                Dubai Cruise
                Explore Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Muscat with the MSC Musica, during a seven night Christmas Cruise from Dubai.

                Mango Flights from R1*
                Mango is currently offering R1* flights (excluding taxes) when booking a return flight on their app on any mobile, tablet or desktop device using Windows 8.1.

                Family and Friends Cruises
                Bring your family and friends along on an MSC Sinfonia cruise. No cabin fare will be charged for kids sharing a cabin with two adults, and four adults between the age of 18 and 29 years old sharing a cabin are eligible for a special discount.

                The Cheapest Flight to Joburg for a Barry Hilton show
                In desperate need of a laugh? Then you'll want to see Barry Hilton live on the 6th of June 2015. We've found the cheapest flights for you to Joburg.

                We have our FlyCemair Competition Winner!
                We announce the winner of our FlyCemair competition. The winner has won 2 return tickets between Johannesburg and Cape Town.

                Last Two Days for Free Cabin Upgrade
                Book an inside or balcony cabin on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises, and you will be elegible for a free upgrade to a higher cabin category. Upgrade from an inside cabin to an ocean view cabin, or from a balcony cabin to a balcony suite. This offer ends on the 30th of April 2015, and applies to new bookings on selected cruises only.

                Top 10 Cheapest Cruises
                We have compared the ten most affordable MSC Sinfonia cruises for the 2015/2016 season.

              • Investment Cruise
                Set sail from Durban on the MSC Sinfonia Investment Cruise, where you will gain insights from financial experts.

 

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