About Us

About Us

South African Airways Vacations

A division of South African Airways, the national airline of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, South African Airways Vacations is highly regarded for its wide array of affordable luxury packages to Africa. South African Airways Vacations utilizes SAA’s extensive route network to create packages for travel throughout South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Senegal, and the Indian Ocean Islands. Offering more than 50 air-inclusive packages, which range from value to superb luxury, all packages can be tailored to meet your wants and needs. Our specialty-themed programs offer unique experiences, whether you are interested in safaris, culture, cuisine, romance or adventure. With departures available 365 days a year, you are afforded the flexibility to travel when you wish. Should you desire to travel with others, try one of our Small Group Departures with an escort and other like-minded travelers. Our Africa Specialists can always help customize the perfect itinerary for your ideal African vacation. The program is managed and fulfilled by DSA Vacations, which was founded in 2001 and offers an extensive portfolio of tour programs with a variety of hotels, game lodges, and safari companies throughout Africa.

What makes South African Airways Vacations unique?

• Exceptional Air-inclusive Vacation Package Pricing, Which Always Includes Taxes And Fees
• Specialists Available 7 Days A Week, 24 Hours A Day
• The “virtual Itinerary” Feature Allows You To Explore Programs On A Day-by-day Basis
• In-africa Assistance Is Available Throughout Your Journey
• Our Website Live-chat Feature Allows You To Speak To An Africa Specialist At Your Convenience
• A Highly Trained And Motivated Staff Who Specialize In Selling Africa

South African Airways


South African Airways, a Star Alliance member, offers the most flights from the U.S. to South Africa, including convenient connections from more than 100 cities in North America to our daily nonstop flights from New York (JFK) and direct service from Washington, D.C. (Dulles) to our hub in Johannesburg. SAA also offers three weekly nonstop flights to Dakar, Senegal and nonstop service four times weekly to Accra, Ghana both from our Washington Dulles gateway. We also have the most extensive route network within Southern Africa, with connections to over 75 destinations together with our regional partners.

Premium Business Class customers will receive a welcome drink upon arrival, a special amenity bag stocked destinations together with our regional partners. Premium Business Class customers will receive a welcome drink upon arrival, a special amenity bag stocked with travel necessities and indulgent cosmetics, as well as an exquisite à la carte menu created by South African celebrity chefs. All meals are paired with the finest South African wines. Enjoy our award-winning seats that recline to 180 degrees, allowing for a good night’s rest. Business Class passengers can look forward to world-class facilities in luxurious lounges in South Africa and at our U.S. gateways. What’s more, our partnership with Star Alliance provides access to many top travel lounges across the globe.

Economy Class customers will enjoy SAA’s great legroom and are never more than one seat away from the aisle. In addition to more space, SAA’s Economy Class also offers on-demand programming at every seat with a choice of movies, games, and music. Customers will enjoy a selection of freshly prepared meals, complimentary beverages and bar service, and an amenity kit to refresh with during the flight.

WHEN YOU FLY WITH SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS, YOUR AFRICAN VACATION BEGINS THE MOMENT YOU BOARD.