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How To Visit Your Dream Destination Without Ending Up Broke

Now is your chance - WIN your dream holiday for 2! Simply click on any of the links below and fill in your details and dream destination and you could be flying there with your loved one before you know it!

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Where In The World Do South African Rands NOT Suck?

Let's face it - the rand is not the strongest currency in the world. And this makes travel even more daunting for South Africans. However, there are still a few countries that will take your rand a bit further.

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10 Distinct Reasons You Should NEVER Travel To South Africa

You'll regret every second you stay in South Africa for these 10 reasons...

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Goodbye South Africa, Hello World: Get Amazingly Cheap Emirates Deals Today!

If you’ve ever wanted to travel the world, now’s the time to do it. Travelstart is one of the best travel agencies in South Africa, and they’re having a massive sale!

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See How Your Travel Experience Is Switching Up Digitally

The on-demand economy is rising and this is forcing travel to change as well. Technology and consumers are the main reason the transformation is happening so quickly.

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More Bang For Your Travel Bucks

So you’re leaving on a jet plane and don’t know when you’ll be back again? Preparing for a vacation or business trip can be a real pain in the keister. Have I packed accordingly? Am I forgetting anything important? Did I print the ticket information off? Who’s driving us to the airport? Believe me, the last thing you want to be fretting over is your travel money.

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Want a New Life? 5 Places Pay You to Relocate

Would you like to live in Anchorage? Alaska pays residents who live in Alaska and "have the intent to remain an Alaska resident indefinitely."

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Does Pretoria need its own airport?

Cape Town - There is no doubt taking over a new ministerial portfolio cannot be easy and that newly appointed minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom has his work cut out for him.

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Is the new SAA social feature slightly stalkerish?

South African Airways' Social Check-In feature allows you to seat yourself according to your shared Facebook details. As forward-thinking as this may be, it can also come off as quite creepy.

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New travel rules for kids are impractical but necessary

Parents of children travelling overseas will need to bring their children's unabridged birth certificate with them as of 1 October 2014 in an attempt from the government to curb child trafficking.

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SA Tourism 'Did Something Right' - CEO

Cape Town – The South African tourism industry must have done something right, because it continues to grow, Thulani Nzima, CEO of SA Tourism (SAT), told Fin24.

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Former SAA CEO to Launch New Airline

Cape Town – Joining a string of startup airline hopefuls, yet another aviation company has applied for an Air Services Licence, hoping to offer a wider variety of regional options to the South African market.

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36hrs: The Social Travel Itinerary Platform for Jet-Setters The World Over

36hrs seems like a mash-up between Pinterest, Lonely Planet and TripAdvisor. Launched in beta April this year, the startup has created a platform that collects, categorises and shares interesting spots in different cities across the globe.

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Emirates to Reduce SA-Dubai Flights

Emirates will be cutting down on its South African flights Dubai between 1 May and 20 July due to runway rehabilitation at Dubai International Airport.

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SA Finally Gets New Domestic Airline

Safair has announced that the Air Services Licensing Council (ASLC) has granted FlySafair a domestic air service licence for the operation of domestic scheduled flights.

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British Airways Launches New Credit Card

British Airways has launched a new BA credit card aimed at its Executive Club members looking to capitalise on what the airline says is the best Avios earn rate offered in South Africa currently.

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Three SA Airports Among World's Best

Three South African airports have made it into Skytrax’s top 10 list of Domestic airports around the world.

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Luggage Tampering - When Will It End?

Be careful of what you put in your luggage while travelling in and out of airports, because your valued possessions could be the next hottest thing sold off web classifieds site, Craigslist.

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Japan Bids Farewell to 747 'Jumbo'

Japanese plane buffs will say a fond farewell to the "jumbo jet" on Monday as the Boeing 747 makes its final scheduled flight in the country.

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Harties Cableway a Success After Upgrade

A cableway at Hartbeespoort Dam has attracted more than 30 000 visitors in the first year after its revamp, the North West province said on Friday.

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SAA Airbus Cabin Design Is Afro-Chic

South African Airways' total redesign of the Airbus cabin uses colours and textures to create a new conversation between airline and passenger.

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Quick Links

Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced this week
Oscar Pistorius is due to be sentenced this week in the High Court in Pretoria. Proceedings will start at 9:45am.
Dlamini claims SA can survive on R753 a month
According to Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, South Africans can live off R753 a month. A little rich coming from someone who earns just over R2 million a year.
South Africa’s economic fate is in the hands of ratings agency
South Africans will be holding their breath as the country’s credit rating is announced later today.
South Africa’s (Potential) Credit Rating Downgrade
In June, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) will make its decision on whether to downgrade South Africa’s credit rating to junk status or not.
Consumers saved by the National Credit Amendment Act
Are you stuck with debt older than three years? Thanks to the National Credit Amendment Act, debt that are prescribed are no longer legal to collect.
Ponzi Schemes explained
Have you ever come across an “Investment plan” that promises extremely high returns per year, guaranteed? Chances are you will lose your money.