ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAVEL

How to be a savvy traveller

2014-08-27 09:49

Travel can be stressful when you're not well-prepared, but this infographic will help you make decisions for the best journey possible.

SA's new kids travel laws

2014-08-25 09:48

Come 1 October 2014 you'll need an abridged birth certificate to travel with your child.

How to greet people when travelling abroad

2014-08-20 15:54

Travelling to a different country soon, but not quite sure how to say ‘howzit’ to potential new foreign friends? Here’s your guide.

French women declare topless tanning totally passé

2014-08-04 14:29

They started the trend back in the 1960s, but now French women are kind of over topless tanning.

Zuma forced to wait for flight, like the rest of us

2014-08-01 15:10
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Next time you find yourself stranded due to flight delays/cancelations, remember this: even presidents get stranded at the airport on the odd occasion.

SAA extends its Africa network

2014-08-01 09:15

South African Airways will be extending its African flight schedule to offer customers more travel options on the continent.

Ebola: SA airports equipped with special scanners

2014-07-31 10:45

Stringent measures have been put in place at South African airports to detect the deadly Ebola virus and help prevent its spread.

Crazy crop circle

2014-07-31 08:57

Tourists are flocking to a farm in Germany to see a mysterious crop circle.

Look at this crop circle they found in Germany

2014-07-30 15:59

Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.

Parisian tourists picnic with rats

2014-07-30 12:01

Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight.

Airlines could face new protocols to curb Ebola spread

2014-07-30 10:19

The deadly Ebola virus hitchhiking across borders for the first time aboard a pan-African airline could spell new flight restrictions aimed at containing outbreaks.

Flights from Pretoria to Cape Town coming soon?

2014-07-30 09:46

Local charter flight company, FlyCemair has announced that it is looking at launching flights from Pretoria’s Wonderboom National Airport to Cape Town International.

FlySafair ticket sales open, promise cheapest prices

2014-07-29 12:06

FlySafair has started selling tickets for flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg and Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, ready to take to the skies in mid-October this year.

Emirates airline says will not fly over Iraq after MH17

2014-07-29 09:48

Emirates will stop flying over Iraq due to concerns over jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 air disaster in Ukraine.

Kids may get separate space on planes

2014-07-28 10:31

Richard Branson considering introducing “kid’s class” to flights.

Top 5 travel stories for the week

2014-07-27 16:00

In case you missed them, these are the stories that got our readers clicking this week.

 

Iceland cuts aviation alert to orange

2014-08-31 20:49

Iceland has cut its ash warning level for aviation to orange from red, saying a fresh fissure eruption in Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system was not creating ash.

New travel laws for kids

2014-08-26 08:21

Find out what you'll need to travel with your child starting October.

SA's new kids' travel laws

2014-08-25 09:44

Come 1 October 2014 you'll need an unabridged birth certificate to travel with your child.

Travelling and diabetes

2014-08-05 11:42

It’s always best to be prepared when you’re travelling overseas, but when you’re travelling with diabetes, preparation becomes even more essential. Follow these top tips.

Spain's cold shower for sex and booze resorts

2014-08-04 09:10

In an effort to attract more upmarket tourists, authorities are clamping down on over-the-top hedonism at the infamous Spanish resort of Magaluf.

Flight forced to divert after drunk woman demands 'cigarettes and a parachute'

2014-08-01 12:36

A plane was forced to divert when a drunk passenger threw her prosthetic leg at crew members and made unreasonable demands.

Stringent new immigration rules to get R5m fast-track

2014-07-31 09:07

The home affairs department will not relax onerous new immigration rules but will fast-track visa centres and biometric-data capturing systems to reduce upheaval.

Photo of the day: Lens between us

2014-07-30 16:21

Check out the creative way this couple has been documenting their travels.

Israeli tourists leave Maldives resort after Gaza demo

2014-07-30 14:55

Israeli holiday makers were evacuated from their Maldivian resort after one of them tore up an anti-Israeli placard equating the Nazi Swastika to the Israeli flag.

Passengers disgusted as toddler poops in airplane seat

2014-07-30 11:04

If you thought parents changing babies' nappies on airplane tray tables were bad, you haven't heard about this!

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

2014-07-30 10:13

Passengers aboard a Jetstar flight returning from a Byron Bay music festival were warned about sniffer dogs at the airport by a kindly flight attendant.

Kids-only zones on planes

2014-07-30 08:46

Would you leave your child alone in a “kid’s class” on a flight?

Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

2014-07-29 12:28

More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace.

Travel company says Kenya 'must be joking' about tourism figures

2014-07-29 09:50

A leading Kenyan hotel chain has disputed official figures for tourist arrivals, saying violent attacks by militant Islamists have scared away far more tourists than the authorities admit.

PICS: Revamped Skukuza Airport opens for business

2014-07-29 09:30

After months of major refurbishments, Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National park has reopened with a brand new look and daily flights.

LISTEN: Heated exchange between pilot and air traffic controller

2014-07-28 15:08

An audio clip capturing a heated exchange between a pilot and an air traffic controller at a US airport has been doing the rounds online. Check it out here.

Richard Branson's crazy 'kid's class' idea

2014-07-28 10:31

Richard Branson considering introducing “kid’s class” to flights.

Emergency landing after cocaine bursts in drug mule's stomach

2014-07-28 09:26

A Virgin Atlantic flight was forced to make an emergency landing when the cocaine packages a passenger had been smuggling burst in his stomach.

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