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8 #NoRegrets travel styles to create Instagram envy

From laid-back exploring to high energy trips and festivals, Contiki has a European touring style for every young traveller.

Solo travel meets guided tour: a new style of youth travel

Contiki has introduced a new touring style that combines the time and cost effectiveness benefits of a guided tour and the flexibility of solo travel.


7 ways to stop travel fraudsters ruining your holiday

When you’ve scrimped and saved for a dream holiday, the last thing you want is to have your trip cut short by cons.

How to make your travel rand go further

By Rebekah Funk We live in a time when an overnight change of finance minsters can reduce a dream overseas holiday to a no-frills alternative.

4 reasons you need to cross the Northern Lights off your bucket list this year

There has never been a better time to see one of Mother Nature’s ultimate shows: the spectacular aurora borealis – or Northern Lights.

Surf, climb, fly, eat, explore… there’s more to Mauritius than the beaches

We chatted to Mauritian locals and those who have travelled to the island often about things you absolutely have to try if you visit Mauritius.

Kick-start your 2018 travels with 30% off your Contiki trip

Looking to escape to a cosy continent where you can boat through the canals of Venice, see Paris from the Eiffel Tower, wander through the Swiss Alps??


Which Beachcomber Mauritius resort to choose?

Occupying the best beachfront sites on the island’s west coast, you'd be forgiven for struggling to choose between Beachcomber resorts in Mauritius.

Eight tips for buying foreign exchange

Factoring buying foreign currency into your travel planning will not only save you valuable time but will also help your travel rands go far.

Why your next holiday should be a cruise

With the rand how it is, more and more South Africans are turning to inclusive and package holidays to get the best value for money holiday.

Travel with peace of mind - choose an ASATA member

What's important is that you approach travel with the same caution you would use when buying any large product or service.

Pregnant Fliers' Checklist

Start by having an ultrasound to confirm you’re having a normal (low-risk) pregnancy – if you haven't done this already.

6 jaw-dropping sights that will make Morocco top of your bucket list

A mass influx of those looking to “tune in and drop out” put Morocco at the top of the bucket list of every self-respecting hippy in the ’60 and ‘70s...

Care about your travel footprint? These are the most environmentally sustainable countries to visit in 2017

With some estimates putting the number of people who will travel the globe this year at 1.2 billion, it's a good time to choose your destination wisely.

Eat your way through Israel: 5 mouthwatering hotspots

Israel's relaxed, vibey restaurants serve up a mix of Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and North African dishes heavy on flavour and healthy ingredients.

A shoe for every foot when you travel the Trafalgar way

Wander the world, without a care in the world – a myriad of travel destinations brought to life in an authentic, fun and effortless way.

No Mountain Too High: The Monde Sitole story

Monde Sitole is only 27, yet the youth leader from Khayelitsha has already climbed Mount Elbrus in Russia, Denali in Alaska and Kilimanjaro in Kenya.

Recession-proof travel: places to go where the rand’s not junk

It’s official: South Africa is in recession. But just because our rand is “junk” doesn’t mean your holiday has to be too.

5 ways to protect your travel rand from junk status

Despite South Africa’s recent junk status downgrading and going into technical recession earlier this month, the Rand is holding steady.

5 unlikely reasons to take a family holiday in Mauritius

Ami Kapilevich returned from Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa in Mauritius with a few reasons why every family should consider a holiday on the island.

British Airways lays on extra flights for South African summer season

British Airways has released its summer schedule, and it’s good news for South Africans: more flights.

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5 Great Reasons to Book a River Cruise TODAY (Seriously, you can’t afford to wait…)

Why consider water travel in Europe, Asia, India and beyond as merely getting from point A to point B? Here’s why you should book right now!

4 ways to keep your luggage safe from sticky fingers

Here's what you can do to make your luggage and valuables less attractive to would-be thieves.

10 tips for planning the perfect honeymoon

Rebekah Funk asked local travel experts to share their top tips on how to get the most out of your love-cation...without the hassle.

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