Fort Lauderdale, FL (February 11, 2019) – Just in time for the most romantic day of the year, South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®), the leisure division of South African Airways, has introduced a 6-night air-inclusive “South Africa Sweetheart on Sale” vacation package. Starting at $2,399* (restrictions apply), it includes roundtrip airfare from New York JFK or Washington Dulles on South African Airways, four nights in Cape Town with a stay at the gorgeous Sun Square Cape Town City Bowl Hotel with options to visit the Cape Peninsula and the quaint wine region, and a two-night luxury safari at the breathtaking Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge.

The Sun Square Cape Town City Bowl located in the heart of Cape Town is steps away from trendy restaurants, boutique shops, local craft markets, and major tourist attractions. Guests will enjoy well-appointed rooms, complimentary breakfast served daily, flat-screen TV’s and free Wi-Fi throughout the property.  After discovering and falling in love with “the fairest cape”, it’s off to an exotic safari at the five-star Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge. Situated within the Pilanesburg Game Reserve, Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge offers amazing views and twice daily game drives with world class game rangers who offer thrilling encounters with South Africa’s Big 5. Evening game drives are complemented by sundowners, which are the uniquely African version of happy hour in the bushveld.  Each exquisite suite features an en-suite bathroom as well as an outside shower, and a private patio overlooking the extensive game reserve.  Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included on safari.

“Whether you are at the top of Table Mountain enjoying the majestic beauty of Cape Town, or watching a spectacular sunset during sundowners on a game drive, South Africa offers some of the most romantic experiences any couple could ask for,” said Terry von Guilleaume, president of South African Airways Vacations®.   “Our air-inclusive Sweetheart Special provides just that and takes visitors on a journey of the heart and soul, ensuring you will fall in love with this spectacular destination.”


The package details are:

“South Africa on Sale” – $2,399*

  • Roundtrip international economy class airfare from New York- JFK, or Washington-Dulles, to Johannesburg, South Africa, on South African Airways
  • Domestic flights to Cape Town on South African Airways
  • 4-nights’ accommodation at the Sun Square Cape Town City Bowl with daily breakfast
  • 2-nights’ accommodation at the Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge with all meals included
  • Twice daily safari game drives while on safari
  • Airport transfers in South Africa and meet and greet service by South African Airways Vacations’ representative
  • Valid for travel April 1-May 31, 2019 and August 11-31, 2019


Travelers should contact their professional travel consultant or call 1-855-359-7228.  South African Airways Vacations® offers vacation options for all budgets, with African Specialists on hand to ensure clients experience the vacation of their dreams.  For a complete overview of vacation packages to Africa, visit


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 50 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 DSA Vacations, 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.


*Terms & Conditions –


*Price is per person based on double occupancy and economy class flights. Valid as of Feb 11, 2019 for departures from New York (JFK) between April 1- May 31, 2019 and also Aug 11 – Aug 31, 2019 for scheduled departures only. 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.