Twelve new hotel and safari lodge partners added to air-inclusive package product

South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations ®), the leisure vacation division of South African Airways, adds 12 new hotel and safari lodge operators throughout popular destinations in Southern and Eastern Africa.   The expanded portfolio includes five-star properties in the coastal cities of Cape Town and Durban and breathtaking luxury safari lodges, where travelers can experience the “Big Five” wildlife.  With these new partners, SAA Vacations® now offers travelers over 60 options of affordable air-inclusive luxury packages to Africa.

“Africa is not just another destination for us, it’s our home and we are thrilled at the opportunity to showcase these amazing properties that will make for a lifetime of memories for our guests.” said Terry von Guilleaume, president of SAA Vacations®. ” We are delighted to offer travelers an expanded portfolio with packages that are suited for every taste and budget “. 


The new hotel properties and game lodges include:

  • African Bush Camps
  • Garonga Safari Camp
  • Great Plains Conservation
  • Ilala Lodge
  • Islands of Siankaba Lodge
  • Karibu Collection
  • Red Carnation (12 Apostles and Oyster Box)
  • Rhino Sands
  • Shikwari Game Reserve
  • Taj Cape Town
  • Under One Botswana Sky
  • Zambezi Grande

All SAA Vacations® packages include round-trip air transportation from New York or Washington, DC on South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline, hotel and safari accommodations, sightseeing tours and other optional amenities.   Special add-on fares are available from over 100 cities in the U.S. with convenient flight connections to Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. Onboard, SAA customers enjoy a comfortable seating with generous legroom, complimentary meals, bar service and South African wines, and individual seatback in-flight entertainment with an extensive menu of movies, news, and games.

For further information on SAA Vacations® please visit or call their African Specialists at 1-855-359-7228.  South African Airways Vacations offers vacation options for all budgets, with experts on hand to ensure its clients experience the lifetime vacation of their dreams.

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, Senegal, Ghana and the Indian Ocean Islands. Offering more than 60 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 JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines, 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 16 consecutive years.


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