29-07-2009
 
SAA VACATIONS® OFFERS A DEAL AND A CHOICE YOU CAN’T REFUSE, WITH CAPE TOWN AND ONE OF THREE SAFARI OPTIONS AT JUST $1,899*
 

Contact:
Elizabeth Ninomiya, South African Airways;
Tel: 954-769-5120;
elizabethninomiya@flysaa.com
<mailto:elizabethninomiya@flysaa.com>

Lucille Sive, South African Airways Vacations;
Tel: 416-920-5466;
Lucille@Lionworldtravel.com

SAA VACATIONS® OFFERS A DEAL AND A CHOICE YOU CAN’T REFUSE, WITH CAPE TOWN AND ONE OF THREE SAFARI OPTIONS AT JUST $1,899*

With 9-Day “South Africa on Sale” Air-Inclusive Package, You Pair Cape Town with Bakubung Bush Lodge, Ivory Tree Lodge or Kuzuko Lodge; Available for Travel Aug. 15-Dec. 15, 2009

Fort Lauderdale, FL (July 28, 2009)
– South African Airways Vacations® has introduced a new, luxury, 9-day package featuring Cape Town plus one of three different safari options for just $1,899*.  The “South Africa on Sale” package includes international and domestic flights on South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline, and 4 nights in Cape Town at either the centrally-located Protea President Hotel overlooking scenic Bantry Bay and minutes from many points of interest in the Cape, or The Commodore, located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.  After an exhilarating romp through Cape Town, travelers will spend 2 nights in one of three breathtaking safari lodges, each of which includes meals and game drives: Bakubung Bush Lodge, Ivory Tree Lodge or Kuzuko Lodge.  Located in Pilanesberg National Park near Sun City, Bakubung Bush Lodge and Ivory Tree Lodge both boast luxurious accommodations and exciting safari experiences.  Kuzuko Lodge, located in the Eastern Cape’s Addo Elephant National Park, offers visitors lavish surroundings with all of the wonder of the African bush and its vistas.  Either of the three safari options promises travelers the best in Big 5 game viewing and an unforgettable safari vacation.  To book “South Africa on Sale,” travelers should call 1-888-722-4872, or visit www.flysaavacations.com <http://www.flysaavacations.com/> .
“We remain focused on offering travelers the best of Southern Africa at the most affordable price,” said Lucille Sive, president of SAA Vacations®.  “The coming months are some of the most beautiful in South Africa, with mild weather during the Southern Hemisphere’s spring season.  The ‘South Africa on Sale’ package with three amazing safari options plus the Cape Town stay should make it easier and more affordable than ever for travelers to experience the wonder of Southern Africa.”  
The package details are:

"South Africa on Sale" – $1,899* - 9 days of Cape Town splendor and one of three different, luxurious safari lodges

  • Round trip international economy class airfare from New York Kennedy or Washington, D.C., (Dulles) to Johannesburg, South Africa, on South African Airways
  • Domestic flights in accordance with itinerary
  • Game drives and activities
  • 4 nights at the Protea President Hotel overlooking Bantry Bay, just minutes from major Cape Town sites and attractions, or at The Commodore, located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • 2 nights at either Bakubung Bush Lodge, Ivory Tree Lodge or Kuzuko Lodge
  • 6 Breakfasts 
  • 2 Lunches 
  • 2 Dinners 
  • Meet and greet by South African Airways Vacations® representatives upon arrival in South Africa, as well as transfers 

South African Airways Vacations® offers vacation options for all budgets, with experts on hand to ensure its clients experience the vacation of their dreams.   For more vacation packages to Southern Africa, please call 1-888-722-4872 or visit www.flysaavacations.com <http://www.flysaavacations.com/> .
SAA Vacations®, highly regarded for its wide array of affordable luxury packages to Africa, is a division of South African Airways and utilizes the airline's extensive route network to create packages throughout South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.   South African Airways, the most awarded airline to Africa, features daily service from the U.S. to South Africa with morning non-stop departures from New York JFK, and afternoon direct service from Washington, DC, that offer travel convenience and award-winning service.   For more information on South African Airways, please call (800) 722-9675 or visit www.flysaa.com
<http://www.flysaa.com/> .

Editor’s Note: SAA and SAA Vacations held a successful promotion with Liberty Travel and AM New York to encourage New Yorkers to get away to South Africa.  Photos of the promotion can be provided upon request.  

*Price is based on double occupancy and excludes taxes and fuel surcharges.  Low add-on rates available from 26 other cities in the U.S.

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Directors: 
Prof GJ Gerwel* (Chairman), FC Smyth (Act Chief  Executive), K Patel (Chief Financial Officer), LM Mojela*, Adv.  F Du Plessis*, K Kalyan*, M Whitehouse*, ’Dr N Moyo*, ”Dr J  Schrempp*, B Modise*, PG Joubert*  

* Non Executive,’ Zimbabwean, ” German
Ruth  Kibuuka, Company  Secretary   
South African Airways (Proprietary) Limited  Reg. No. 1997/0022444/07.  
                  
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