Typical Day on Safari

Have you ever considered going on safari? What really is a safari? I had an idea of what to expect prior to my trip to Kruger National Park, but experiencing it first hand is unlike any other, and sometimes hard to put into words! Here is what your typical day on safari will look like […]

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More Than the Mara: Top 3 Places to Safari in Kenya other than the Maasai Mara

No one will dispute that a safari in Kenya must include some well spent time in the Maasai Mara.  However, this East Africa country offers numerous wildlife gems – and further experiences to be had outside of just game drives alone. #1 Amboseli National Park: Located in Southern Kenya, Amboseli most notably lays claim to […]

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The Delicious “Dish” On Durban

One thing Culinarians, Foodies and just downright adventurous travelers have in common is our tendency to plan our vacations around what we will be eating when we get there. When I learned a few short months ago that part of my time in South Africa was going to be taking me to Durban as well, […]

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Americans Want Adventure Travel

According to the Daily Southern African Tourism Update, South African Airways Vacations (SAAV) has what Americans want: adventure travel to Africa. The daily newsletter about all things having to do with travel to Southern Africa recently featured a series of articles specifically geared at what American travelers want. One of the articles was centered on a […]

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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Adventure in the Drakensberg Mountains

Driving through the picturesque KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa was a scenic journey for the #Gr8SA team from South African Airways Vacations. The landscape changed as we approached the famous Drakensberg Mountains area, where we spent two nights at the Drakensberg Gardens Golf and Spa Resort near Underberg. It was amazing how the humidity dropped […]

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Join Us On Our Journey To South Africa

Eight members of the South African Airways Vacations team will be traveling in South Africa over the next two weeks. You can live vicariously through us by following our adventures as we explore several diverse regions of the country! We’ll start by exploring Cape Town from the Cape of Good Hope to the world-famous Winelands […]

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Free Car Rental – HOW?

That’s right we are offering a free car rental (Toyota Corolla or similar) on our Garden Route Splendour self-drive package. We also offers upgrades, such as automatic transmission, insurance, and GPS navigation, besides a Trip Journal, which includes driving tips, maps and suggested stops. South African Airways Vacations has made the self-drive experience even easier, […]

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