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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$1,999 Flash Sale to South Africa Sizzles

The extremely favorable exchange rate is making travel to South Africa more affordable than ever and South African Airways Vacations (SAA Vacations) wants to help you take advantage of these spectacular savings on a trip of a lifetime. We have reduced the price of our popular South Africa Sizzler package by $300 per person to […]

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How to Choose a Family-Friendly Safari

  When planning a family safari to South Africa, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is which lodge to choose. There are many choices in South Africa but the key is to choose a kid-friendly accommodation that fits your budget and lifestyle. Here are some things to consider when searching for the best family-friendly […]

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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Sabi Sands and the Panorama Route

It’s a good idea to include some extra time in your schedule when traveling – that is always good advice, and traveling in South Africa is no different. The #Gr8SA team from South African Airways Vacations was reminded of that fact when driving the approximate three and a half hours from the Drakensberg Mountains to […]

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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Durban

The second the #Gr8SA team stepped off the plane in Durban, the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province, we knew we’d arrived in a true beach city. The Indian Ocean brought warm breezes and that fabulous scent of the sea. Our team of eight employees from South African Airways Vacations has been traveling in South Africa […]

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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Getting There

Part of the adventure of travel is getting to your destination. Yes, South Africa is a “long haul” destination but, honestly, surviving the flight to South Africa was not bad – even fun! Our team from South African Airways Vacations took South African Airways’ (SAA) 10:40 a.m. flight from New York JFK to Johannesburg’s O.R. […]

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Overcoming Pre-Trip Jitters

By Hilari Ross, Africa Specialist You have your flights and hotel booked (hopefully through your Africa Specialist at South African Airways Vacations) – you are ready to travel to South Africa! I wish it were that simple for me. Unlike some travelers, instead of excitement, my mind goes straight to questions. As soon as all […]

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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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