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Mango Still Has Best Airline Rating on SA.TO
With almost 140 votes cast giving them an average score of 4,9 Mango Airlines is still the highest ranking domestic airline! If that doesn't convince you, perhaps their latest review will: "I recently flew to Zanzibar with Mango with my family of four. I was not really looking forward to flying for 4 hours plus on a budget airline, but my oh my my, was I pleasantly surprised! The check in was quick and professional, the flight was on time, the seats were comfortable with loads of leg room, and the cherry on top was the cabin crew. They were professional , efficient but what set them apart was the sense that they were really enjoying what they were doing - all with a great sense of humour! Thank you Mango - looking forward to flying with you again one day!"  "

Passengers standing on the deck of the MSC Sinfonia

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 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 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.

    Family on board an MSC Sinfonia cruise from Cape Town

    Sinfonia cruise was our first

    An awesome experience on our first ever cruise on the MSC Sinfonia.

    FlySafair is the most on-time airline

    FlySafair has the best over-all on-time score of all South African airlines. They are the most on-time in November at all three major airports in South Africa scoring an average of 95%.

    Mango Scores Top Honours

    Mango Airlines has taken over from SA Express, to become the best rated airline with an average of 4.9 out of 5.

Cheap Flights, Car Hire and Cruises

  • FlySafair was the Most On-Time Airline During the First Half of 2017!

    FlySafair has once again taken the top spot at Cape Town, Durban and OR Tambo. The airline scored an average of 96,70% on all three airports, cementing their position as the best airline for business travellers!

  • MSC MusicaMSC Musica 2018/2019

    The MSC Musica will be visiting South Africa's shores during the 2018/2019 cruise season.

                Breaking SA Travel News

                Last updated: 7 Dec 2017


                FlySafair Wins Best Low Cost Carrier at Acsa Feather Awards
                South Africa's most on-time airline and self-proclaimed true low cost carrier recently took home the top prize as best low cost carrier in South Africa at the Feather Awards. To celebrate we've pulled toghether all their best airfares for the month of January. So why not spoil yourself this New Year?

                7 Night West Med Cruise Package | From R15,499 pps*
                Explore the Western Mediterranean from your luxury cabin on board the Costa Diadema. Departing from Johannesburg on 28 February 2018, arrive in Rome (Italy) where you will spend a night in the Eternal City, before heading to the port to begin your 7 night cruise. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Cheapest flights to Johannesburg for That 70's Fest
                We've rounded up the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg on the 9th of February 2018 for That 70's Fest. FlySafair offered the cheapest flight.

                Safair and Airlink Applies for Merger
                These two domestic airlines will apply to the Competition Commission for approval on a merger which could see Safair become part of the Airlink group of companies. This will reportedly not affect staff, products or fleet.

                MSC Sinfonia | Black Friday | Ready, Steady Aaaand Book!
                Hot on the heels of the Summer Season special, there is a very limited Black Friday sale for cruises on the MSC Sinfonia. To secure a cabin, you will need to book and pay IN FULL. This sale ends on 27 November 2017 (or when cabins sell out), so don't delay. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Sizzling International Cruises! | From R16,899 pps*
                Don't miss out on these amazing packages that we have to offer with cruise lines such as Costa Cruises, Royal Caribbean and Cunard. These packages include flights, accommodation and a cruise. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Tempest's Black Friday Orange Sale
                Only for the 24th November, Tempest are running a sale with car rentals running from R99* per day

                Airlink Eyes African Routes
                Airlink has applied for the right to operate a number of African routes, most notably the Johannesburg - Abuja route that SAA suspended earlier this year.

                4 and 5 Night Cruises | MSC Sinfonia | From R5,135 pps*
                Book a longer cruise and immerse yourself in comfort on-board and have the time to truly unwind. If you're able to get away for longer than a weekend cruise, then you should definitely have have a look at what we have to offer and find your ideal dates to escape the mundane and experience the pleasure of a cruise holiday. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Royal Caribbean | New York Stay+Cruise | Fm R28,499 pps*
                Book before 30 November 2017 and saev up to 40% with Royal Caribbean! Spend 3 nights in New York seeing some of the sites for which it's famous- Empire State Building, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, 5th Avenue - to name but a few. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Sizzling Summer Special! | Save up to 25% | From R4,805 pps*
                Book now in the MSC Sinfonia to get fantastic value for money on the cruise departures we have listed such as our brilliant offer of 50% off the second passenger's cruise fare! *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Kulula Introduces Cashless Payments Onboard
                From the 1st of December 2017 kulula passengers will have to pay for onboard snacks with either a credit or a debit card as cash is being phased out.

                Airlink Makes Emergency Landing
                35 Passengers on board an Airlink flight on the 8th of November 2017, had to endure an emergency landing at OR Tambo after two out of the four engines failed.

                Qatar Acquires Shares in Cathay Pacific
                Qatar Airways recently acquired 9,61% of the total issued shared in Chathay Pacific.

                Airlink Makes Emergency Landing
                35 Passengers on board an Airlink flight on the 8th of November 2017, had to endure an emergency landing at OR Tambo after two out of the four engines failed.

                Qatar Acquires Shares in Cathay Pacific
                Qatar Airways recently acquired 9,61% of the total issued shared in Chathay Pacific.

                Visa Requirements for South Africans visiting New Zealand
                Due to the huge interest from South Africans in visiting the land down under, we have set up this page which details how to get a visitors visa to go to New Zealand.

                Magnificent March 2018 | Fly and Cruise | From R6,350 pps*
                We have two fantastic fly and cruise packages on offer, including a cruise to the brilliant new destination, Pomene. Experience this pristine estuary with its white sand beaches on one side and explore the wonders of the mangrove forest on the other. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Cunard from Cape Town to Australia
                Cunard are offering cruises from Cape Town to Perth in January 2018, or if that's too early, January 2019.

                Virgin Voyages is launching in 2020
                Ahoy sailor! Richard Branson is entering the cruise industry. In 2020 when their first of 3 ships is completed, they're going to launch cruises in the Caribbean.

                The MSC Sinfonia is Here! | 2017 Cruises From R3,565 pps*
                In case you missed it, the MSC Sinfonia arrived at our shores on Monday. It's not to late to book your year end cruise aboard the MSC Sinfonia. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Visas for Mozmbique no longer issued onboard cruise ship
                Non-SADC passport holders should urgently note that you can no longer get a Mozambican visa issued on board the cruise ship; so need to apply and obtain the visa prior to the cruise.

                Price Slash - Save up to R4,400* per couple! | Dec Cruises
                If you have been holding out for a price reduction on the MSC Sinfonia, finally! Your chance has arrived. We are delighted to offer a huge saving on December 2017 peak season cruises. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Bok Radio Cruise 2019 now Open for Bookings
                The 2018 Bok Radio cruise sold out in no time, but now is your chance to book the January 2019 Bok Radio cruise.

                kulula November Prices | Flights from R596*
                This is your chance for a budget-friendly getaway before the festive season is upon us. Book kulula flights this November from only R596* on selected routes.

                Brand New! | November Cruise + Flights | From R4,600 pps*
                Enjoy massive savings by taking advantage of the MSC Cruises Super Bingo Deal with South Africa Travel Online! Packages include return flights, shuttles and your cruise aboard the MSC Sinfonia. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Cruise to Pomene (Mozambique)
                Following on the footsteps of the beautiful Portuguese Island which MSC Cruises created, we now have another paradise in the form of Pomene - a sandbard jutting out to sea which has been adorned with thatch huts.

                Eastern Med | Fly+Stay+Cruise | From Only R19,099 pps*
                We have great packages available to explore some of the beauty of the Eastern Meditterranean. Be allured by the history of Greece, bask on the beach in Croatyia and get lost in the maze of passages and the courtyards in Bari, Italy. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                January 2018+2019 | Cape Town + Durban | From R3,475 pps*
                January cruises have soared in popularity because it's a great time to take a break from the December frenzy. Choose either to sail away in January 2018 aboard the MSC Sinfonia or for the first time in SA - the MSC Musica in January 2019. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Fantastic February Cruises | 2018 + 2019 | From R4,005 pps*
                Cruise in the month of love and take someone special with you for a fabulous bit of spoiling. For an added special touch, you could add a spa or specialty package. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Costa Employees working from home
                Costa is allowing its onshore employees to work from home (or anywhere with an online connection) on one day a week. This will apply to about 1300 employees; 1000 at the line's Genoa offices, as well as 300 based elsewhere in Italy and in other countries.

                Brazil to Germany 21 Nights | Fly+Stay+Cruise | From R45,999 pps*
                Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to visit South America, the Western Mediterranean and Northern Europe aboard the MSC Preziosa. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                Royal Caribbean | Fly+12 Nt Cruise | Fr R24,499 pps*
                If you're looking for a good bargain, look no further. Book before 31 October 2017 to take advantage of Royal Carribean's BOGO50 offer. Pay full price for the first passenser and the second person gets 50% off their cabin fare. *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                December Cruises 2017 + 2018 | From R3,375 pps*
                With the increase in queries for December cruises, December 2017 cruises have become very limited. However December 2018 cruises are still wide open and will be aboard a ship new to SA waters, the MSC Musica! *Limited availability, prices are subject to change.

                FastJet Could Expand SA Operations Soon
                FastJet recently concluded a deal with Federal Airlines which will allow them to expand their operations in South Africa. This will allow them to operate FedAir aircraft branded as FastJet in SA. Without a local hub, domestic flights seems unlikely though.

                Save 30% on Qantas Flights
                Book before 15 October 2017 to save on flight to Australia and New Zealand. Travel must be completed by 15 September 2018 and block-out dates apply.


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