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Be sun savvy this festive season

2014-12-16 09:00

Whether you're planning on hitting the beach or just chilling in the backyard, here are some tips for going about getting sun-kissed wisely.

South Africans desperately need a holiday!

2014-12-12 16:11

The results from a recent News24 poll indicates most of you are itching to activate your Out-of-Office notification.

Libyan carriers banned from European airspace

2014-12-11 16:39

The European Union on Thursday banned all Libyan airlines from operating in its airspace, citing passenger safety concerns.

Tips to get your battery holiday-ready

2014-12-11 07:25

The SA holiday period is fast approaching and hopefully you've planned your your accommodation and itinerary. Have you made sure you car and its battery are holiday-ready?

Nut rage spat latest stumble for Korean Air family

2014-12-10 12:42

When South Koreans heard that a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a flight because she was angry at being served macadamia nuts in a bag there was outrage but no surprise.

Extra lights: When are they illegal?

2014-12-10 08:29

There's often confusion about fitting spotlights on road vehicles. Read our guide to what's right and wrong about adding spot and headlights to your car!

Safe driving in challenging conditions

2014-12-09 12:45

Bad weather is not the only challenging factor to consider when driving on the long road for your annual holiday. Take a look at these tips about other matters that bear consideration.

Emergency stops and crashes

2014-12-09 12:42

Crashes are a lethal reality of driving in SA. Make sure you're prepared with by taking a look at our holiday-season helpful post-crash tips.

SA's groaning roads: 50m tons trucked in Oct

2014-12-09 11:59

South Africa's over-stressed roads carried 50-million tons of freight throughout the nation in October 2014 while the rail services carried only a fraction of that volume.

Top secret destinations for 2015

2014-12-08 19:00

Well not so secret anymore. But here are TripAdvisor's top 'destinations on the rise' for the coming year.

Free car check before holiday trek - use it!

2014-12-06 10:00

Want your vehicle checked before setting off with the family on holiday but already feeling a bit cash-strapped? So, go get one free. Here's how...

Engen rolls out free wi-fi for holidays

2014-12-04 19:00

Engen will launch free wi-fi at 32 of its fuel stations across South Africa by December 15, just in time for the holidays. The fuel company plans to roll out 700 hot spots by 2016.

SANParks warns of heightened chance of wildfires in Cape Town

2014-12-04 09:20

Table Mountain National Park is expecting a much busier fire season this year, compared to the same time last year, due to dry weather conditions.

Top secret destinations for 2015

2014-12-03 21:35

Well not so secret anymore. But here are TripAdvisor's top 'destinations on the rise' for the coming year.

Britain to scrap air travel taxes for children

2014-12-03 16:09

British finance minister George Osborne said he would scrap a tax charged on children flying out of the country, making it cheaper for families to travel.

Four fun gadgets to spruce up your mobile pics

2014-12-03 09:26

The silly season is upon us! Which means photo opportunities tend to increase exponentially. Get your smartphone snap-ready with these gadgets!

‘Insensitive’ tweet gets Malaysia Airlines in hot water

2014-12-01 11:23

A tweet sent out by Malaysia Airlines over the weekend was labelled as insensitive, as it drew an uncomfortable parallel with the MH370 disaster.

Bolt comes loose on plane, smashes into window mid-flight

2014-11-28 15:11

A passenger on a Air Canada Express flight saw his life flash before his eyes recently, when a bolt came loose from the propeller and smashed into his window.

Police swoop on 80 airports in global ticket fraud crackdown

2014-11-28 14:02

Police have arrested 118 people in an unprecedented globally-coordinated swoop on plane ticket credit card fraud, a billion-dollar organised crime industry.

Driving drunk? So here's what happens...

2014-11-28 10:35

Statistics show that half of all road deaths are a result of alcohol consumption. Find out how alcohol affects your ability to drive... then you won't pay the ultimate price.

Emergency services warn of drowning risk during festive season

2014-11-25 10:46

With the arrival of the festive season and warmer weather, people have been warned to be especially vigilant when attending events close to water.

Crazy! Hungry croc attacks lion crossing his river

2014-11-22 14:19

What happens when a crocodile develops a king-sized appetite? He tries to snack on a lion! Watch this incredible footage from the Kruger National Park.

 
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We're joined by travel technology expert Harald Eisenaecher who talks us through the top three travel technology trends. Watch.

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Extra lights: When are they illegal?

2014-12-13 10:05

There's often confusion about fitting spotlights on road vehicles. Read our guide to what's right and wrong about adding spot and headlights to your car!

UK airspace re-opened

2014-12-12 18:02

Airspace over London and the surrounding areas has been re-opened after it was closed due to a computer failure,.

SA’s newest low-cost airline set to take off in 2015

2014-12-12 14:17

South Africa’s newest low-cost airline, Skywise, is officially launching on Saturday 13 December, announcing its maiden flight.

Truck slams into 8 cars in Durban

2014-12-11 08:46

A huge crash involving a truck and eight cars brought traffic to a halt on the N3 in Durban. Six people were injured.

Dutch actress and adventurer reaches South Pole on tractor

2014-12-10 16:08

Manon "Tractor Girl" Ossevoort arrived at the South Pole after chugging along on a tractor from Europe through Africa and across the frozen wastes of Antarctica.

Baby on board! Woman gives birth on flight

2014-12-10 09:13

A Southwest Airlines flight landed in Los Angeles with one more passenger than when it took off.

South Africans taking shorter holidays

2014-12-09 15:22

South Africans are taking less time off these holidays than previously, leading to mental overload, a survey has shown.

Vehicle Fitness: Roadworthiness

2014-12-09 12:42

Have you checked your car before you hit the long road? Is it roadworthy? Use our handy guide to ensure your vehicle is a great condition before hitting the open road.

Planning the Journey: Rules of the Road

2014-12-09 12:42

Make sure you know the rules of the road as you plan your holiday trip. If everybody did so the number of collisions would tumble - just make sure you're smart enough to do so!

Defensive driving behaviour: risk kills

2014-12-09 11:02

Safe following distance, buckling up, obey speed limits... Make sure you know what it means to drive defensively at all times.

Joburg CBD road closures to affect traffic this week

2014-12-08 09:17

Traffic on the M1 around the Johannesburg CBD will be affected this week due to emergency maintenance taking place, metro police said.

N2 horror crash: Warning to SA drivers

2014-12-05 10:04

The horror crash involving Cape Town actor Thabang Sidloyi has highlighted the dangers of reckless driving and the importance of buckling-up, writes DON SMART, author of 'a Guide to Motor Law'.

Free car check before holiday trek - use it!

2014-12-04 10:48

Want your vehicle checked before setting off with the family on holiday but already feeling a bit cash-strapped? So, go get one free. Here's how...

SHAME!

2014-12-04 08:44

Lion's Head tweets its pain after the fire - and it's hilarious!

Shame! Lion's Head live tweets its fiery torment

2014-12-03 16:59

Lion's Head has taken to Twitter again, sharing its discomfort in the most hilarious way following a devastating fire that broke out on its slopes.

Engen rolls out free wi-fi for holidays

2014-12-03 14:00

Engen will launch free wi-fi at 32 of its fuel stations across South Africa by December 15, just in time for the holidays. The fuel company plans to roll out 700 hot spots by 2016.

'I hate Thailand' video goes viral

2014-11-30 13:05

Turns out to be a rather strange, soppy and somewhat twisted tourism campaign for the country. Check it out.

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The global spa and wellness industry is worth trillions of dollars

2014-11-28 13:30

A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fuelled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013.

WATCH: Spectacular humpback whale feeding frenzy

2014-11-25 18:35

Watch as humpback whales, birds and seals gather for a feeding frenzy of note of the coast of Monterey Bay in California.

Namibia's airline spreads wings to the Middle East

2014-11-25 09:15

Namibia's national carrier Air Namibia is seeking partnerships with Fly Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines to open routes to the Middle East.

kulula gives Jack Parow a bath to encourage online check-in

2014-11-24 08:46

The low-cost airline recently ran a fun campaign to remind travellers how easy checking in online really is, ahead of the busy festive season.

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