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South African Airways Vacations® Introduces Its 2017 Collection Brochure

Media Statement
For Immediate Release

Contact:  Todd Neuman,
South African Airways
Tel: 954-769-5001
toddneuman@flysaa.com
 

Terry von Guilleaume
South African Airways Vacations
Tel: 520-882-3600
terry@flysaavacations.com

Expanded brochure features a portfolio of over 70 vacation packages to Africa

Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 29, 2016) – For 2017, SAA Vacations® is offering over 70 affordable packages that feature a multitude of experiences throughout Africa including, adventure, culture, wildlife, culinary & wine tour, honeymoon and family safaris.  All SAA Vacations® packages include round-trip air transportation on award-winning South African Airways, with origins from over 100 cities in the U.S., as well as hotel accommodations, airport transfers, sightseeing and a safari experience on selected packages.
Highlights of the SAA Vacations® 2017 Collection include exceptional value on some of their most popular packages:

“South Africa Sizzler” This 9-day / 6-night packages is designed for those travellers who want an affordable package to explore Cape Town and experience the thrill of a South African safari.  The package starts at $1,999* (restrictions apply) per person and includes four-nights in Cape Town and two-nights at the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge  near the Pilanesburg National Park.

“Wine and Safari” This vacation package begins with a three-night stay in Cape Town, a full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula and the Cape of Good Hope.  Then off to South Africa’s wine region with a two-night stay in the historical town of Stellenbosch and a private Winelands tour.  The experience continues with a safari and accommodations at Kapama River Lodge  for a three-night stay near the world-famous Kruger  National to enjoy morning and afternoon game drives to view Africa’s Big Five.  The 11-day / 8-night package starts at $3,699** (restrictions apply) per person.

“Affordable Botswana”   Spend six nights in Botswana covering the country’s most celebrated game viewing destinations including; the Okavango Delta, the Moremi Game Reserve and the Savute Channel in the Chobe National Game Reserve.  This 9-day / 6-night package includes all games drives, most meals and national park fees and starts at $6,599*** (restrictions apply) per person.
“SAA Vacations® offers exciting and varied itineraries to both Southern Africa and East Africa that are fully customizable to cater to both luxury and budget travelers,” said Terry von Guilleaume, president of South African Airways Vacations®. “Our 2017 portfolio of vacation packages have delivered what our customers have asked for and at the same time introduces new and unique product with a strong focus on value for money.”

The South African Airways Vacations® 2017 Collection brochure is available online, click here or below.

Travelers are encouraged to contact SAA Vacations’® Africa specialists at 1-855-FLY-SAAV or their professional travel consultant. For more information about our 2017 Collection visit: www.flysaavacations.com.  

All advertised air-inclusive packages are commissionable and can be customized for both groups and individuals. Tailor made itineraries are our specialty and our team of Africa Specialists are standing by to assist you in creating a vacation of a lifetime.

About South African Airways Vacations®

A division of South African Airways (SAA), the national airline of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, SAA Vacations® is highly regarded for its wide array of affordable luxury packages to Africa and uses SAA’s extensive route network to create packages for travel throughout South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and East Africa. The program is managed and fulfilled by Destination Southern Africa (DSA), which was founded in 2001 and offers an extensive portfolio of tour programs with a variety of hotels, game lodges and safari companies throughout Southern Africa.  DSA was one of three tour operators in the U.S. that was officially appointed by MATCH to develop and sell travel packages for soccer fans visiting South Africa for the FIFA 2010 World Cup, making it a partner with extensive knowledge and know-how in planning the perfect African vacation.

About South African Airways

South African Airways (SAA), South Africa’s national flag carrier and the continent’s most awarded airline, serves over 75 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink and its low cost carrier Mango. In North America, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg. SAA has code share agreements with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, which offer convenient connections from more than 30 cities to SAA’s flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 14 consecutive years.

*Terms & Conditions – South Africa Sizzler

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of September 1, 2016 for departures from New York (JFK) or Washington, DC (Dulles) between May 1-31, 2017 and also August 11 – 31, 2017, with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.

**Terms & Conditions – Wine and Safari

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of September 1, 2016 for departures from New York (JFK) or Washington, DC (Dulles) from September 1 - December 09, 2016 and also January 10 – May 31, 2017 and also August 11 – November 30, 2017, with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.

***Terms & Conditions – Affordable Botswana

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of September 1, 2016 for departures from New York (JFK) between November 1 - December 9, 2016 and March 2 - May 31, 2017 and also November 1 – December 9, 2017, with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply. Free Car Rental excludes contract fee and fuel.