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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

  • 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 new routes.FlySafair adds Durban and East London Routes

    Since launching in October last year FlySafair has significantly expanded their routes! They launched with flights between JHB – CPT / CPT - PE / JNB - PE and soon added George flights. FlySafair are now adding flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg to Durban and East London from 25 Ocotber 2015.

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                Last updated: 27 November 2015


                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 Johanensburg 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.

                FlyAfrica Zimbabwe's License Reinstated
                FlyAfrica has announced that their Zimbabwe flights scheduled for today, the 5th of November 2015, will take off as planned.

                The Cheapest Flights to the Proe Paarl Festival
                Mango offered the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town for the food and wine festival in the Cape winelands.

                MSC Sinfonia Suites
                Suites are the most luxurious cabins available on an MSC cruise, with a private balcony and ample cupboard space. They tend to sell out rapidly and availability is limited on certain cruises.

                Cruising with Kids
                You don't have to leave the kids at home with a babysitter during your MSC cruise, as there are plenty of diversions available for them onboard. Cabin fees are not charged for children under the age 18 that share a cabin with their parents.

                Fly Blue Crane adds Cape Town flights
                This holiday season Fly Blue Crane will operate daily flights between Cape Town and Bloemfontein and Cape Town and Kimberley.

                Halloween Superbingo Cruise Special
                Book any of these five selected MSC Cruises from Durban that depart during 2016, and you stand the chance of receiving a free cabin upgrade. The twist is that you will only be notified of your cabin location seven days prior to departure. This special is valid from the 30th of October 2015 until the 2nd of November 2015, or until cabins are sold out.

                FlyAfrica Zimbabwe fights fraudulent partner
                Internal politics have resulted in a fraudulent partner cancelling FlyAfrica's aviation license in Zimbabwe. The airline hopes to resolve the issue by the 30th of October and has made alternative arrangements for passengers travelling in the interim.

                The latest flight survey from Johannesburg to Durban
                Mango airlines offered the cheapest flight from Johanensburg to Durban for the Boys II Men concert this year.

                January Cruises
                Start the New Year with an MSC cruise to Namibia, Mozambique or Mossel Bay.

                Skywise #FeesMustFall Special
                Skywise is running an amazing special with a voucher code offering users R150* discount on their flights.

                Last Minute Cruise Bookings
                A few cabins on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises that depart from Durban during November and December 2015 have become available due to late cancellations.

                Cape Town to Johannesburg Land Travel Survey
                This week's survey covers travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg, that departs on the 6th of November 2015.

                Flights to Cape Town for a New Year's Concert
                Mango airlines offered the cheapest flight from Durban to Cape Town on the 30th of December 2015, just in time to celebrate New Year's in style!

                Lufthansa Increases Cape Town Flights
                Lufthansa will increase their 5 weekly flights between Cape Town and Munich to become a daily service from the 25th of October 2015.

                Four Night Cruises
                Relax and de-stress during a four night cruise from Durban to Mozambique, or from Cape Town to Namibia.

                Skywise reduces flights
                Skywise have reduced their daily flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town from 8 to 6.

                FastJet 1 Day Sale
                FastJet is running an amazing 24 hour special on all their flights! Selected routes are on sale from $20* (excluding airport taxes) with all other routes on sale from $50* (excluding airport taxes).

                Mango Happy Day Sale
                This week's Mango Happy Day sale has prices starting from R445* and is available on flights until the end of November 2015. Remember to book before 21h00 tomorrow, the 21st of October 2015.

              • November 2015 Last Minute Cruise Bookings
                A selection of cabins have become available for MSC Sinfonia cruises that depart during November 2015.


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