FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®) is inviting travelers to visit South Africa in the new year with its special, "South Africa Safari 2017" package that offers Cape Town and a luxury African safari, starting at just $2,017 * (restrictions apply) per person. This package is designed to provide an affordable opportunity to immerse visitors in the magnificence that consistently ranks Cape Town as one of the most beautiful cities in the world by leading consumer travel publications and combines a game safari to view spectacular wildlife, including Africa's Big 5.
The "South Africa Safari 2017" package includes round-trip air transportation from New York-JFK International Airport or Washington Dulles International Airport to Cape Town on South African Airways, Africa's most awarded airline, 4-nights hotel accommodations at the SunSquare Hotel in Cape Town, 2-nights accommodations at the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, adjacent to South Africa's Pilanesberg National Park, all airport transfers and meet & greet service by SAA Vacations® representatives. Also included is a full-day Cape Peninsula tour to enjoy the rugged beauty of Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, and half-day Cape Winelands tour to visit some of South Africa's award-winning wineries.
The itinerary starts with accommodations at the hip and trendy SunSquare Hotel, conveniently located in heart of Cape Town, adjacent to the foot of the iconic Table Mountain and minutes from the cable tramway. Travelers will enjoy the splendour and beauty of Cape Town by visiting the historic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront or take an optional tour to Robben Island, the site where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years during South Africa's apartheid era. After discovering the Western Cape region of South Africa, the journey continues with an African safari in the Pilanesberg National Park and accommodations at the luxurious Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge. Days will be filled with safari game drives viewing wildlife and exploring the South African bush country. Opportunities to relax, indulge in a spa treatment or participate in additional nature activities abound at this luxury retreat.
"The South Africa Safari 2017 package is the perfect vacation for a first time visitor to South Africa, since it provides both the quintessential Cape Town and a safari adventure that so many travelers from North America seek to experience," said Terry von Guilleaume, president of SAA Vacations®. "This package offers an incredible value to those who have limited time, but yet, want to enjoy a truly affordable South African luxury vacation. "
SAA Vacations® - "South Africa Safari 2017" includes:
- Round-trip air transportation on South African Airways
- Four-nights accommodations at the SunSquare Hotel in Cape Town with breakfast each morning
- Full-day Cape Peninsula tour
- Half-day Cape Winelands tour
- Two-nights accommodations at the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge with all meals included
- Two safari game drives in the Pilanesberg National Park
- Round-trip airport transfers in South Africa
- Destination meet and greet service by SAA Vacations'® representatives
The "South Africa Safari 2017" package is available to book through January 31, 2017 for travel April 01-May 31, 2017. Travelers are encouraged to contact SAA Vacations'® Africa Specialists at 1-855-FLY-SAAV or their professional travel consultant. Tailor made itineraries are their forte and the team of Africa Specialists are standing by to assist you in creating a vacation of a lifetime. For additional information on the, "South Africa Safari 2017" package, visit www.flysaavacations.com.
About South African Airways Vacations®
A division of South African Airways (SAA), South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations® ) is highly regarded for its wide array of affordable luxury packages to Africa and uses SAA's extensive route network to create packages for travel throughout South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania and the Indian Ocean Islands. Offering more than 80 air-inclusive packages, which range from value to superb luxury. Our specialty-themed programs offer unique experiences, whether you are interested in safaris, culture, cuisine, romance and adventure. The program is managed and fulfilled by Destination Southern Africa (DSA), which was founded in 2001 and offers an extensive portfolio of tour programs with a variety of hotels, game lodges and safari companies throughout Southern Africa.
About South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA), South Africa's national flag carrier and the continent's most awarded airline, serves over 75 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink and its low cost carrier Mango. In North America, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg. SAA has partnerships with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Virgin America, which offer convenient connections from more than 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada to SAA's flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 14 consecutive years.
*Terms & Conditions – South Africa Safari 2017
Price is per person based on double occupancy and limited to availability. Prices valid as of January 1, 2017 for departures from New York (JFK) or Washington, DC (Dulles) between the dates of April 01 & May 31, 2017, with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Package must be booked by January 31, 2017. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.
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