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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 busses are back and operating some of your favourite routes at affordable prices.

    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.

    Lanseria Airport Now Boasts Multi-story Parking Lot
    Expect loads of photos to be taken on your cruise with MSC. They're expensive, but well worth it for the memories.

    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.

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  • Don't forget your mask!

    You might be used to wearing a mask by now, but just a friendly reminder that it is also required on all flights!

    Airlines cannot allow you to board or fly without a mask. FlySafair will even impose a fine if you force them to delay departure because you aren't wearing a mask.

  • Cape Town International Voted Best Airport

    The Mother City's airport, Cape Town International, recently took top honours at the World Travel Awards 2021. The airport was voted Africa's Leading Airport for the fifth consecutive year.

                Breaking SA Travel News

                Last updated: 24 May 2022

                Hyundai Atos is the cheapest car hire
                Cheapest car hire in South Africa is the Hyundai Atos, at the time of writing going for R350*/day (over 10 days), may have changed.

                More Direct Flights from Cape Town to London
                Getting to the UK wil be easier this festive season! Virgin Atlantic is finally back, offering direct flights between Cape Town and London from 5 November 2022.

                Entering SA Just Became A Lot Easier
                The new updated COVID-19 entry regulations are making it a lot simpler for travellers to enter South Africa, including doing away with the entry requirements for those under 12 years old. Find all the latest requirements here.

                Delta Cape Town Flights Approved
                The airline's triangular route between Atlanta, Johannesburg and Cape Town has finally been approved.

                Greyhound is Back!
                After a brief absense from our roads, Greyhound is resuming operations on 13 April 2022. Find a full list of routes operated here.

                More Connections to the US on the Cards for SA
                United Airlines hopes to launch direct flights between Cape Town and Washington before the end of the year.

                Cape Town Cycle Tour Flights & Bike Transport
                We've rounded up flight prices from Johannesburg to Cape Town for the Cycle Tour. Use our sheet to determine the cheapest way to get yourself and your bicycle to the start line.

                SAA Adds Domestic Route
                Flights between Johannesburg and Durban will be the airline's second domestic route when added to the schedule on 4 March 2022.

                Airlink Launches New Route
                As international and regional travel restrictions ease, Airlink announced a new route. Flights between Durban and Botswana will start soon.

                Progress in the Sale of Majority SAA Stake
                The Takatso Consortium has finally signed on the dotted line to purchase 51% of SAA. The sale won't go through until it has been approved by various regulatory bodies.

                Delta Airlines Plans Direct Cape Town Flight
                The airline applied for year-round rights to fly between their hub in Atlanta and the Mother city. If approved they will operate three flights a week.

                Emirates Returns to SA
                After more than a month's absense, Emirates has finally returned. With that they've simplified their boarding requirements, doing away with the 6-hour PCR test.

                FlySafair Mauritius Flights
                FlySafair will finally launch flights to Mauritius later this year. Find out all you need to know about this service here.

                Where Can Vaccinated South Africans Currently Travel
                Omicron cut down our list of international destinations South Africans can visit, but luckily it is growing again. With the Seychelles, Germany and now France allowing Saffas we're hopeful that the world will soon be our oyster again! Find all the entry requirements in the article.

                SAA Denies Merger With Kenyan Airways
                SAA denied an agreement to merge with Kenyan Airways and said instead the two airlines will just continue working together in accordance with the Strategic Partnership Framework signed in November last year.

                The World Shuts Down Travel to SA
                Due to the Omicron variant being identified by scientists in South Africa, first the UK and then the rest of the world imposed travel restrictions on South Africa. South Africans now have very few international holiday destinations to choose from, mostly limited to destinations in Africa.

                Turkey One Of Latest Countries To Open To SA
                Turke has dropped the quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated South Africans, making it one of the latest countries that no longer imposes restrictions on travel from South Africa. A negative PCR test and passenger locator form is still required.

                Alitalia Re-launches as ITA
                The Italian national airline, Alitalia, is no more. In it's place you'll now find ITA, which is basically the same airline just rebranded.

                UK Removes SA From Red List
                Travel to the UK can resume from today, 11 October 2021, as South Africa is removed from the red list and our COVID vaccinations are being accepted.

                SAA Changes International Schedule
                The airline has reacted to lower demand for their international flights and reduced the frequencies of most, delaying other routes until December.

                More Flights to Mauritius
                FlySafair are introducing flights to Mauritius! The airline will add services between Johannesburg and Mauritius to their schedule at the end of the year.

                SAA Resumes Services
                South Africa's national carrier has returned to the skies, resuming a single domestic route with plans to soon include several regional routes as well.

                Mauritius & Seychelles Opens to South Africans
                More and more destinations are opening up to South Africans, with these island destinations being the latest. Find out what is required to enter these countries and where else you can travel.

                SAA Releases Plans To Take To The Skies
                If everything goes according to plan, we could have a national carrier back in the skies by the end of the September.

                Kulula Now Offers Bagless Fares
                Following the latest airline trend, Kulula are now offering bagless airfares when they resume services on 1 September 2021.

                More Countries to Allow Vaccinated South Africans
                An increasing amount of international destinations are allowing vaccinated South African travellers without the need to quarantine. Austria is the latest to downgrade our status and allow vaccinated South Africans.

                Emirates Comeback!
                After months of absence, Emirates is finally resuming passenger service to South Africa on the 6th of August 2021. All you need is a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours in order to transit through Dubai to any of their wonderfull destinations!

                Mango Faces Business Rescue
                It looks like Mango Airlines will enter business rescue soon, following months of racking up debt with little financial relief.

                Gauteng Leisure Travel Resumes
                As SA moves down to lockdown level 3, leisure travel to and from Gauteng can resume from 26 July 2021.

                Domestic Airlines Extends Flight Cancellations
                Comair announced earlier this week that they are suspending all flight operations until 31 August 2021. This includes Kulula and British Airways South Africa's domestic and regional flights.

                Domestic Airlines Cancel Flights
                New lockdown rules place restrictions on leisure domestic travel from Gauteng. This has resulted in several airlines cancelling domestic and regional operations for the remainder of July 2021.

                Mango Comeback
                With their SAA bailout money on the way, Mango returns with just three routes and reportedly just 2 aircraft.

                Adjusted Level 4 Lockdown Comes Into Effect
                New lockdown rules place restrictions on leisure domestic travel from Gauteng.

                FlySafair Announces New Route
                Domestic airline FlySafair has announced a new route between Cape Town and Bloemfontein.

                Government Reveals Plan To Sell Majority Stake in SAA
                Not only has government found an interested party in purchasing SAA, they will also let go of their majority shares.

                Cemair Announces New Routes
                The airline plans to introduce two new routes from Port Elizabeth in July 2021.

                FlyAfrica Announces Comeback Plan
                If everything goes according to plan we could see low-cost regional airline FlyAfrica resume operations by mid-June.

                New Flights Between New York and Johannesburg
                United Airlines are going ahead with plans to launch daily flights between Johannesburg and Newark this June despite COVID restrictions still being in place for South Africans.

                Mango Plans to be Around Until the End of May at Least
                The airline has now loaded flights until the 31st of May 2021, while they wait on funding to hopefully stay around a little longer.

                SAA Exits Business Rescue
                Controll of the business was handed back to the airline's board on 30 April 2021 after the airline received partial payment from the goverment offering the necessary debt relief.

                Mango Airlines Struggles Financially
                Following announcements that the airline was stopping both Zanzibar and domestic flights in May, the airline retracted on Friday afternoon stating that they will in fact not cease domestic operations.

                SAA Delays Comeback Further
                The airline has suspended flights until 30 April 2021, further delaying their comeback.

                Air Namibia Enters Liquidation
                It is the end of an era as Air Namibia flies its last flight on the 11th of February 2021, after 74 years in the industry.

                Goodbye Greyhound & Citiliner
                The coach companies announced earlier this week that they will cease services on the 14th of February 2021.

                FlySafair Announced Mauritius Flights
                The airline announced yesterday that they will be launching flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius as soon as the island's borders are open to SA tourists.

                Emirates Extends SA Ban
                Emirates has extended their suspension of SA flights for the second time to the 12th of February 2021.

                SAA Comeback Delayed
                No immediate plans for our domestic carrier to restart domestic flights despite initial reports of a January reboot.

                Lift Makes Some Changes
                The airline announced that they are abandoning their George route for now.

 

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