Vaya Mzansi: holidays made easy for locals

2012-05-16 10:54
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If there’s one thing we all need, pretty much like the air we breathe, it’s a holiday.

For most of us this is taken annually at one or other peak period which either coincides with the school holidays or perhaps a religious holiday that conveniently strings together a weekend with one or two public holidays.

Living in a beautiful country such as South Africa, to say the options are endless would not be an exaggeration - but having so much choice can be daunting.

 With this in mind, South African tourism has launched it latest domestic campaign Vaya Mzansi to encourage us locals to take advantage of some of the amazing experiences sitting right on your front stoep…

They’ve collated the information into a useful mobi site and categorized it into the following:

Spontaneous budget explorers - offers for impulsive short breaks with friends or activity-filled breaks.

New-horizon families - ideal holiday packages that make the perfect reward after all the hard work, including special holiday and flight deals.

High-life enthusiasts - Offers for the go-getter, with a focus on exceptional service and luxury experiences.

Seasoned leisure travellers -offering you value of memory over commodity, offers of travel to relax and spend time with loved ones.

Well-to-do Mzansi families - Travel to escape the city, stress and the pressures of daily life - offering special deals and offers to new and different locations to relax in.

We’ve randomly selected the following five – why not grab your mobile phone and browse the options that suit you best:

Destination: Gauteng

Valid from: 2012-01-16 to 2012-06-30

Included in the activity are refreshments, guidance from experienced guides, all therequired equipment and a light lunch voucher valid for a neighbouring lodge.


Destination: Mpumalanga

Valid from: 2012-01-22 to 2012-06-30

This three-night stay at Greenway Woods Resort includes accommodation and breakfast. From R975.00.00 per person sharing, min 2 adults

Destination: KwaZulu-Natal

Valid from: 2012-01-16 to 2012-10-31

This destinations makes a perfect family holiday destination. Situated within a 25 acres of pristine indigenous grasslands and coastal forest and less than 1km from the most idyllic beaches of the South Coast


Destination: Limpopo

Valid from: 2012-01-16 to 2012-11-30

Only 5 hours from Gauteng, for exploring the many attractions in Hoedspruit and Kruger


Destination: Western Cape

Valid from: 2011-06-01 to 2012-06-01

Compact Adventure Weekend allow you to experience the beauty and adventure that the Garden Route has to offer.

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