Tips to beat the end-of-year holiday pinch

2014-12-02 10:09

2014 has been a difficult year economically for South Africans and everyone is feeling the pinch - but here are a few holiday budget tips to consider.

Best and worst passports for travel

2014-08-03 22:24

So, you thought a South African passport was bad? Well, here's some good news - we're not the worst! Check out this list of best and worst passports for travel.

India set to ease visa restrictions

2014-02-03 08:59

Tourists travelling to India from up to 180 countries will no longer have to queue up at their local consulates to obtain visas under reforms expected to be approved this week.

Five great travel-planning sites

2014-01-16 16:15

Does the prospect of travelling excite you, but the thought of all the planning-related admin leave you cold? Never fear when the internet is near!

7 Signs it's time to quit your job and travel

2013-12-24 07:49

It’s that time of year when reaching your breaking point is far too easy. But that might not be a bad thing!

UK scraps visa bond for 'high risk' Africans, Asians

2013-11-06 09:29

Britain is scrapping a plan to force visitors from six "high-risk" countries to pay a cash bond of almost R50 000.

Gulf states mull Schengen-like visa

2013-10-28 13:52

In hopes of encouraging free travel between its members, the Federation Gulf Cooperation Council is considering the introduction of a common GCC tourism visa.

Best and worst passports for travel

2013-10-04 13:16

So, you thought a South African passport was bad? Well, here's some good news - we're not the worst! Check out this list of best and worst passports for travel.

US visas not affected by US State shutdown

2013-10-01 08:51

A threatened partial shutdown of the US government will not hit foreign nationals lining up for visas to visit the United States, a US official has said.

Travel as teacher

2013-09-17 13:05

What have you learned from your travels? See what the Twitter travel community has to say about education while on the road.

5 tips for travelling alone

2013-07-22 00:00

Going globe-trotting all by your onesies? Here are a few things to remember when traveling solo.

Top travel essentials

2013-07-02 12:31

What are the things you simply cannot travel without? The Twitter travel community shares some quirky thoughts and useful tips.

Tips for saving on a weekend trip

2013-04-17 08:45

Weekend breaks often work out being more expensive than expected, mostly due to bad planning. Check out these 10 tips to save money on your next weekend break.

Saving tips: Work that travel budget

2012-09-18 11:14

Deciding to go on holiday is one thing. Making sure you have the enough money to spend is another. Here are some things to consider.

Travel: Expert money tips

2012-09-07 09:58

Want peace of mind, increased convenience in managing foreign currency exchange when travelling? Check out the American Express GlobalTravel Card.

Tips for getting through the airport quickly

2012-08-24 15:57

Airports are no one's favourite place, so why spend more time there than you need to?

Passenger Rights: Lost Luggage

2012-08-20 15:41

Take a look at these baggage claim guidelines for South Africa's main airlines.

What to do if flight schedules change?

2012-08-06 09:05

We check out the policies of SA's airlines on schedule changes.

Stop-Over Boredom Busters

2012-07-30 09:47

Escape from airport limbo with these boredom busters during your next delay.

Driving permits 101

2012-07-13 12:52

Planning a self-drive trip but not sure if you need an international driver’s license? Here's what you need to know.

Great itinerary 101

2012-06-27 08:36

We take you through the basic steps of planning a killer itinerary.

Keep your luggage safe

2012-06-25 15:46

We give you 14 simple tips for making sure your luggage is as safe as you can make it.

Cruise dos and don'ts

2012-06-19 14:12

There is no need to worry about parking, where to go for a party or who will be the designated driver... cruises are all good. But even they come with dos and don'ts.

Gross! Flight faux pas

2012-06-07 15:16

Planes can be pretty gross. We take a look at some gag-worthy scenarios.


‘Pack a jersey’ and 7 other things your Mom was right about

2014-08-25 15:43

There are some things you just can not forget to pack when going on holiday. Have this list handy before your next holiday.

Top 5 lovable road trip companions

2014-03-24 16:48

Finding good travel companions isn't easy, but when you do, it's magic!

Travel precautions: a necessary nuisance

2014-01-21 12:56

Do you prefer to go with the flow while travelling or to make sure that all your bases are covered? This is what the Twitter Travel community had to say.

Bangkok chaos: a tourist's guide

2014-01-14 09:48

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has put measures in place to facilitate tourists visiting Bangkok, as ongoing protests have shut the city centre down.

Table Mountain festive season safety tips

2013-12-05 11:26

Summer holidays are around the corner and with the sun rays heating up the Mother City – here are some helpful tips and to help you enjoy Table Mountain National Park.

Tips for packing light

2013-11-05 15:29

What are the items you always travel with and never use? The Twitter travel community shares a few thoughts about not burdening yourself with heavy loads while travelling.

Kruger visitors advised to avoid Punda Maria

2013-10-14 12:57

SANParks advised visitors entering the Kruger National Park via Punda Maria to use alternative gates such as Phalaborwa or Pafuri, due to on-going demonstrations in the Malamulele area.

Adventures off the beaten track

2013-10-01 12:35

How do you get off the beaten track while travelling in a touristy destination? See what the Twitter travel community has to say and then share your own tips.

50 foreign faux pas to avoid

2013-09-25 15:26

Things that may seem pretty standard at home, are not always equally acceptable elsewhere. Here are 50 mistakes best avoided while travelling.

5 tips for travelling alone

2013-07-24 00:00

Going globe-trotting all by your onesies? Here are a few things to remember when traveling solo.

5 tips for travelling alone

2013-07-18 15:22

Going globe-trotting all by your onesies? Here are a few things to remember when traveling solo.

Best bucket list travel

2013-06-18 12:25

News24's Twitter travel community talk about bucket list travel. See what's next on everyone's travel agenda and tell us more about yours!

Travelling Abroad? Passport and Visa advice.

2012-10-30 16:37

Avoid a stressful holiday by knowing what to do before you leave.

eTourismAfrica unpacks future travel trends

2012-09-13 18:23

Global travel trends from online experts were the focus of first day of the 5th eTourism Africa Summit in Cape Town.

Top phrases for travel

2012-08-29 07:55

Communication can be a pain while travelling, so we suggest you familiarise yourself with a few useful phrases.

Top 10 reasons for travel insurance

2012-08-22 07:59

As exciting as it is, travel also has its risks. These are the main reasons why insurance is important.

Alternative camping tips

2012-08-17 08:38

We bet you've never thought of filling the gaps in your camping gear with these innovations.

Share your travel stories and win

2012-08-01 11:15

Love travelling? Avid blogger or have a flair for writing? Then send us your stories, get published on News24 Travel and stand a chance of winning R500 voucher.

Hidden hotel fees

2012-07-27 08:01

Take a look at these 12 common hotel fees you might not be aware you're paying.

Wander Shots: Charlotte Bauer

2012-07-25 13:16

We chat to Charlotte Bauer, News24 Voices contributor about all things travel.

Tips for writing great travel articles

2012-06-29 13:26

Thinking of submitting your stories to GoTravel24? Here are a few guidelines to guarantee that we will use it.

Nutrition tips for travellers

2012-06-26 15:29

Being a health-savvy traveller can sometimes be a challenge.

Securing the seat you want

2012-06-20 08:39

We give you a few tips on avoiding the dreaded middle seat on a flight, and getting the one you want.

Car rental 101

2012-06-18 08:28

From pick up to drop off, here are a few helpful tips to ensure that your car hire experience runs smoothly.

Super-size your seat

2012-05-28 09:15

Airbus has announced that it may be offering its larger clients the option of a super-size seat.

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