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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.


  • Skywise logo "Less is more".Skywise to take off in March 2015

    The lates low cost carrier with plans to take to South African skies, Skywise will launch flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town on the 5th of March 2015.

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                Last updated: 27 March 2015


                Flights to the Mother City for the Taste of Cape Town
                We found that Kulula offers the cheapest flight from Durban to Cape Town for the Taste of Cape Town.

                Only Five Days Left For March Madness
                There are only five days remaining before the March Madness special ends, on the 31st of March 2015.

                Land Travel Survey
                In our latest survey, we compared the prices of land travel from Durban to Cape Town. And if you plan on visiting Cape Town during April, don't miss out on the Constantia Food and Wine Festival, which takes place on the 17th of April 2015.

                Mediterranean Cruise Packages
                Explore Italy, France and Spain on the MSC Divina. Or if you would prefer to experience Croatia, Montenegro, Greece and Italy instead, then the Costa Mediterranea is the ship for you.

                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 Cape Town to Rome flight from only R6985*.

                Seven Night Cruises
                Enjoy a week of relaxation and exploration on the MSC Sinfonia, on a seven night cruise.

                Flights to Johannesburg for Mamma Mia
                We found that Mango offers the cheapest flights on the 24th of April 2015 from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

                Four and Five Night Cruises
                Cruise on the MSC Sinfonia from Cape Town to Namibia, or from Durban to Mozambique.

                FlyAfrica Specials
                Come and see the Art of the Brick exhibition in Johannesburg or explore Africa with affordable flights from FlyAfrica. Flight prices listed are for flights departing on the 24th of April 2015.

                St Patrick's Day Special
                Celebrate St Patrick's day and book an inside or outside (ocean view) cabin on selected cruises, and you will receive two free gifts instead of one. This offer is only valid on the 17th of March 2015, for selected bookings made before 15h00 South African time.

                Two and Three Night Cruises
                Spend the weekend on an MSC Sinfonia cruise to an exciting destination.

                Cheap International Flights
                Planning on extending your summer? Then you have to take a look at our affordable flights to Europe and Mauritius.

                Christmas Cruises
                The Festive season may be far away, but that doesn't mean you can't plan ahead. Celebrate Christmas by enjoying an MSC cruise to a variety of destinations.

                Cruises from Cape Town 2016
                There are only eight cruises departing from Cape Town next cruise season, so don't wait too long to book if you want to cruise on the MSC Sinfonia.

                Cape Town to Durban Land Travel Survey
                Our latest survey covers land travel options from Cape Town to Durban, on the 27th of March 2015. So if you plan on taking the kids on a trip to Durban during the school holidays, then why not consider a scenic bus or train trip.

                Top 10 Travel Predictions for 2015
                The travel industry is constantly changing. Technology is the biggest driving force behind the change that we have seen over the last 20 years in the travel industry. Here are out 10 to travel trends for 2015.

                2016 Family Cruises
                Explore the MSC Sinfonia with your family on a family cruise during 2016.

                Flights to Durban for the Ingoma Competition
                We found that SA Express offers the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Durban for the Ingoma Competition.

                Best Flights to London
                Book now and save on flights to London this April and May. 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 Economy class fare from Johannesburg to London from only R8,186*!

                FlySafair flights to SA Fashion Week
                Heading to SA Fashion week? FlySafair flights will leave you with a little cash to spend on your fashion week wardrobe.

                22 or 25 Night Cruise
                Enjoy a Grand Voyage with MSC, from Cape Town to Venice or from Genoa to Durban.

                March Sawubona Update for SAA
                SAA is nearing the end of their 90-Day Action Plan so chairperson Duduzile Myeni shares some of what we can expect from the airline in the coming months.

                March Madness
                Book a selected cruise on the MSC Sinfonia, and you will get to choose one of two free gifts.

                Room With a View - Last Chance
                The Room with a View inside cabin upgrade special ends at noon on the 28th of February 2015*. *This special is subject to cabin availability.

                New Arabian Cruises 2015/2016
                MSC will extend its Dubai winter cruise season with four extra sailings, to a variety of destinations in the Arabian Peninsula.

                Flights to the Cape Town Jazz Festival
                The 16th Cape Town Jazz Festival is taking place in the CTICC on the 27th and 28th of March 2015. We found Mango offers the cheapest flights to Cape Town that Friday.

                Investment Cruise 2016
                This is the perfect chance to spend four days at sea on the luxurious MSC Sinfonia, in the company of investment actuaries with over sixty years of combined experience.

                January and February 2016 Cruises
                Book one of the selected "Room with a view" cruises on the MSC Sinfonia before the 28th of February 2015, and you will be eligible for a free upgrade from an inside cabin to an ocean view cabin*. *This offer is subject to cabin availability.

                JHB to DUR Land Travel Survey
                Prime Circle are performing at The Venue in Durban, on the 13th of March 2015. Our latest survey compares the prices of travelling via bus or train, from Johannesburg to Durban.

                November and December 2015 Family Cruises
                All of your family members can enjoy a cruise on the MSC Sinfonia, as there are more than enough activities available to keep your children entertained.

                Europcar DriveClub
                Europcar has introduced their DriveClub, which offers members a 10% discount on car hire rates, upgrades to weekend car hire in Gauteng, and a free upgrade for every fifth car rental.

                Flights to Durban for Ironman
                The Ironman triathlon attracts fitness enthusiasts from around the country. The race totals 70.3 miles of swimming, running and biking. Read more about flights to this event.

                Combo Cruises
                If you choose a combo cruise, then you won't have to worry about your holiday ending before you have had a chance to experience everything, and you will receive a 10% discount off of the fare of the second cruise.

                Mango Happy Day Sale This Weekend
                Mango has unveiled their second Happy Day Sale this week running over Valentine's Weekend. What a great gift idea for long distance couples! Prices start from R395*.

                Cheap flights to Cape Town for the Stellenbosch Woordfees
                Thinking of heading down to the cape Winelands for the Stellenbosch Woordfees? Then check out this survey that we did on airfares to Cape Town on the 6th of March.

              • Mango Voyager Special and Happy Day Sale
                The Mango Voyager Special allows SAA Voyager Members the opportunity to buy Mango flights from as little as 10500 Voyager miles. Happy Day Sale prices start at R699* this week! *Subject to change, limited availability.


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