ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAVEL

Mailbox: Gigaba’s visa sabotage lives on – Easter heartache

2016-04-04 16:27

News that crippling new visa rules have been rescinded is an "untruth perpetrated by the (alleged) arch-saboteur" Malusi Gigaba, says a Biznews community member.

Travelstart flies high

2016-03-08 16:04

Despite slowing global economic growth and travel alerts in the wake of terrorism, online travel agency Travelstart.com has shown no signs of slowing down.

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Man sucked from plane in Somali blast

One passenger was sucked from a plane in a mid-air explosion outside Mogadishu, Somalia. The dramatic explosion occurred minutes into the flight and forced the pilot to make an emergency landing on Tuesday.

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More News24 users come forward with tales of thievery on SAA flights

2016-01-15 15:11

While SAA says it is aware of three recent incidents of in-flight theft, 11 more people have told News24 of falling victim to pilferers on the airline.

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Want to plan an impromptu trip to a foreign country? You can’t go wrong with these fab destinations.

Want to plan an impromptu trip to a foreign country? You can’t go wrong with these fab destinations.

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16 things to do in Cape Town for R50 or less

2015-12-22 00:00

Summer is here and it’s time to feel the warmth of the summer sun around the Mother City. Here are the 16 best ways to do so.

Africa tourism industry slams US travel alerts

2015-12-07 12:25

Africa’s tourism industry has reacted with dismay to a “worldwide” travel alert by the US State Department, warning of needless lost revenue for low-risk destinations.

The importance of travel insurance

2015-12-01 13:21

Holiday season is around the corner. Bertus Visser, chief executive of distribution at PSG Insure, explains why having travel insurance is as important as packing your passport.

Jonah Lomu probably suffered a blood clot after a long-haul flight

2015-11-23 16:19

Ex All Blacks doctor John Mayhew has said that rugby great Johan Lomu probably died from a venous thromboembolism - a blood clot in the vein - brought on by the extreme long-haul flight from the UK to New Zealand.

WATCH: Suzelle DIY goes on holiday

2015-11-23 08:28

The YouTube sensation escaped to Amsterdam and, of course, took her camera with.

 

US beer company offers to pay interns to drink beer

2016-03-18 10:47

Sound like your dream job?

5 seriously romantic cities that aren’t Paris

2016-02-12 15:15

Paris isn’t the only City of Love. Here are 5 other places to take bae on holiday.

Monster storm: New York shuts down, bans travel

2016-01-24 11:35

Bus services, overland commuter and subway trains have come to a halt as Broadway cancelled performances, museums closed and shops shuttered over a massive snow storm.

SAA blacklists passenger after R30K stolen while crew were nowhere to be seen

2016-01-14 14:02

South African Airways says it had blacklisted a passenger after it became aware of claims that a theft syndicate was in operation on certain international routes.

SA on heatstroke and heat exhaustion alert

2016-01-06 10:34

With heatwave conditions expected to continue across vast areas of South Africa during the coming week, emergency services have warned people to take precautions against the potential health dangers posed by the heat.

Global etiquette: Never ask about someone else’s wife in the Middle East

2015-12-08 07:35

Here are some of the quirkiest and serious cultural practices from around the globe.

INFOGRAPHIC: How global voices shape travel choices in Africa

2015-12-07 12:24

African destinations rank second only to the Middle East for traveler safety, security and health concerns, a study has revealed.

How to treat bluebottle stings this summer

2015-11-25 09:24

If you venture into the sea this summer, you stand a good chance of brushing up against a bluebottle. Here's our first aid guide to minimizing the pain and treating the sting.

WATCH: Even 'Red Riding Hood' can't cross Cape Town streets

2015-11-23 09:30

The city of Cape Town has turned to street performers to curb pedestrian deaths. 'Streetiquette' will be performed at busy traffic intersections in the city!

7 things to do in Pietermaritzburg for R100 or less

2015-11-19 11:12

Here are exciting activities to do this summer in the capital of KwaZulu-Natal.

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