#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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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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Escape Winter – Visit Sunny South Africa

Remember summer? Sunny days filled with fun activities outside? It feels like a distant memory with a long, cold winter bearing down on us. If you’re looking to escape to those happy warm days again, we have just the solution. How does this sound – four nights in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, […]

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What Are Africa’s “Big Five?”

If you’ve ever done any research on Africa, you’ve probably heard of or seen reference to the “Big Five,” but what are they? The animals included are the African elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo and rhinoceros. For today’s visitors to South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and several other southern and eastern African countries, spotting the Big […]

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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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