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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: 29 July 2015

                 

                Free Soda and Ice Cream Package for Balcony Bookings
                Book a balcony cabin on any MSC cruise that departs during the 2015/2016 season, and you will receive a free soda and ice cream package. This special only appplies to new bookings, and ends at 12 noon on Saturday the 1st of August 2015.

                Free MSC Sinfonia Inside Cabin Upgrade
                Ocean view cabins are available for inside cabin rates on selected MSC Sinfonia cruises, so don't delay as this offer has very limited availability.

                CPT to JHB Travel Survey
                Our latest land travel survey covers transportation from Cape Town to Johannesburg, departing on the 14th of August 2015.

                Mediterranean and Caribbean Cruise Packages
                Cruise around the Mediterranean on the MSC Magnifica during March 2016, stopping off at cities such as Venice and Dubrovnik. Or if you prefer a more tropical climate, then set sail for the Caribbean on the MSC Divina during November 2015.

                Skywise is Expanding
                Skywise announced plans for a new route next month and they are also expanding their fleet.

                5 Nights or Longer Cruises
                If a three night cruise simply isn't enough, then perhaps a five, seven or eleven night cruise on the MSC Sinfonia will do.

                Skywise Mandela Day Special | R466,64* Flights
                Skywise is selling 4600 flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg for R466,64* on the 17th and 18th of July 2015.

                Southbound 2016 and Northbound 2017 Cruises
                Cruise from Venice to Durban during 2016 on the MSC Sinfonia Southbound cruise, or from Cape Town to Venice on the Northbound cruise during 2017.

                SAA R875* Sale
                Fly to 5 cities in SA from only R876*! Sale prices only available on selected flights until the end of July 2015.

                Mango Happy Day Sale
                Book Mango Happy Day sale flights from R699*. Travel dates until the end of August 2015.

                Four Berth Cruising
                If you and the other members of your group are between the ages of 18 and 29, then you are eligible for a special discount per cabin. This discount only applies to four adults that are sharing the same cabin on the MSC Sinfonia (excluding balcony suites).

                The Best 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 Dubai flight from only R5,616*.

                CPT to DUR Land Travel Survey
                Our latest travel survey covers transport from Cape Town to Durban, that departs on the 31st of July 2015.

                Mango Happy Day Sale
                Mango is having another Happy Day Sale! Check out the latest sale prices here.

                Flights to the KZN Music Imbizo
                Mango offered the cheapest flights to Durban on the 28th of August 2015.

                MSC Sinfonia Balcony Suites
                Enjoy the view from your balcony suite on the MSC Sinfonia as you cruise from Durban or Cape Town.

                Mango Most on Time African Airline during June 2015
                Mango scored a magnificent 95.5% average for their on-time performance and took second spot on global website flightview.com's list of the most on time airlines for the month of June 2015.

                November and December 2015 Cruises
                Cruise from Durban on the MSC Sinfonia during November and December 2015.

                MSC are the First Major Cruise Operator to Base a Ship in Cuba
                The MSC Opera will operate out of Havana, Cuba from December 2015. The ship will cruise from Havana to Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Mexico, and will return to Europe in April 2016.

                Flights to Cape Town for the Tutankhamun Expo
                We compared flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town on the 31st of July 2015 and found that Mango offered the cheapest flight.

                JHB to CPT Land Travel Survey
                Our latest land travel survey compares the prices of travel options from Johannesburg to Cape Town, that depart on the 24th of July 2015.

                MSC Sinfonia Grand Voyages
                Cruise from Cape Town to Venice on the MSC Sinfonia Northbound Cruise, or from Genoa to Durban on the MSC Sinfonia Southbound Cruise.

                Mango Instant Sale | Flights from R399*
                Mango is running a sale today and tomorrow where you can book flights for as little as R399* on selected routes and dates. Although the concept is similar to their Happy Day Sales, the prices are better!

                Last Chance for Free Cabin Upgrade
                This is your last chance to upgrade your booking from an inside cabin on the MSC Sinfonia to an ocean view cabin for free*, as the special ends on the 30th of June 2015 at 5pm. *This special only applies to new bookings and is subject to cabin availability.

                JHB to DUR Land Travel Survey
                Our latest land travel survey covers transportation from Johannesburg to Durban, that departs on the 17th of July 2015.

                MSC Sinfonia Southbound Flash Sale
                Cruise on the MSC Sinfonia from Genoa to Durban, visiting destinations such as Greece, Egypt and the Seychelles. This package includes flights from OR Tambo International Airport to Genoa, departing on the 23rd of October 2015.

                Cheapest Flights to the Judith Sephuma Concert
                We've found the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Durban for the Judith Sephuma concert on the 1st of August 2015. Mango came out cheapest.

                Top 10 Best-Selling Cruises
                We've compiled a list of our best-selling MSC Sinfonia cruises, that depart during December 2015 and January 2016.

                Mango Happy Day Sale | 23 June 2015
                Selected Mango June & July flights are on sale until 21h00 on the 23rd of June 2015. Prices start from R699*.

                Family Cabins
                Treat your family to an MSC ycruise adventure during the 2016 school holidays.

                Cruises to Nowhere
                Cruise to nowhere from Durban or Cape Town on the MSC Sinfonia during the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 cruise seasons.

                The Cheapest flights to Johannesburg
                Treat your children to a magical display of Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate in Johannesburg with these affordable flights. We found that Skywise offered the cheapest flight for this occasion.

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

 

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