20-10-2008
 
RECHARGE YOUR SOUL WITH SAA VACATIONS’ NEW, DELUXE “WOMEN IN STYLE” AND “ROYAL TREATMENT” PACKAGES
 
Contact:
Elizabeth Ninomiya,

South African Airways; Tel: 954-769-5120;
elizabethninomiya@flysaa.com

Stacey Kartagener, South African Airways Vacations; Tel: 760-632-0613;
Stacey@lionworldtravel.com

RECHARGE YOUR SOUL WITH SAA VACATIONS’ NEW, DELUXE “WOMEN IN STYLE” AND “ROYAL TREATMENT” PACKAGES

Fort Lauderdale, FL (Oct. 20, 2008) – South African Airways Vacations announced two new deluxe packages – “Women in Style” and “The Royal Treatment” – both designed to renew and recharge the soul. At $3,999* and $7,999*, respectively, the flights, 5-star accommodations and amenities are offered for reasonable prices at a time when the dollar is more favorable than ever in South Africa.

Visits through the Cape Winelands, sumptuous meals and stays at some of South Africa’s most renowned hotels and safari lodges will please even the most discriminating travelers. To book a package, call 1-888-722-4872.

“The ‘Women in Style’ and ‘The Royal Treatment’ packages are designed to offer only the best in luxury and escape at a price that is unbelievably reasonable,” said Lucille Sive, president, South African Airways Vacations. “The feedback I’ve heard from knowledgeable travelers is that they can’t believe the packages offer so much luxury at these prices. But there’s no mistake - at SAA Vacations, we’re committed to offering maximum luxury at a minimal price.”

The package details are:

“Women in Style” – $3,999* -10 days of soul enrichment, sights, safari and spa includes:

  • International airfare on South African Airways, and domestic flights within South Africa
  • 4 nights at the breathtaking Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa in Cape Town, recognized by The Leading Hotels of the World as Southern Africa’s only “Leading Spa 2005”
  • A vehicle at your disposal, which will chauffeur you to a shopping jaunt, a session with beading and wire artists, a half-day tour of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and a visit to Franschoek that includes cooking demonstrations at a famous restaurant and a visit to a Hugeunot chocolate factory
  • 2 nights at Le Quartier Francais in the Stellenbosch wine region, a small, privately-owned intimate inn known for its world-class service
  • Half-day winery tour
  • A day of pampering at the spa with an “African Revitalization Package”
  • Breakfasts while in the Cape Town region
  • Two nights at Jackalberry Lodge in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve in Hoedspruit
  • Safari game drives
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner while at the lodge
  • Meet and greet upon arrival in South Africa and transfers

“The Royal Treatment” – $7,999* -13 days of African culture, nature, wine and safari in the most renowned boutique hotels and lodges includes:

  • 3 nights at the picturesque Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa in Cape Town
  • A full-day Cape Peninsula Tour
  • 2 nights at the sought-after La Residence boutique hotel in Franschoek in the historic Cape Winelands
  • Half-day tour of Stellenbosch with wine tasting
  • Breakfasts while at The Twelve Apostles and La Residence
  • 2 nights at the exclusive Birkenhead House, high above the cliffs in the whale-watching haven of Hermanus
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners while at Birkenhead House. Tour options available, or time spent at leisure
  • 3 nights at the quietly luxurious Royal Malewane Safari Lodge and Spa in a private game reserve at the edge of Kruger National Park
  • Safari game drives while at Royal Malewane
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners while at Royal Malewane
  • Meet and greet upon arrival in South Africa and 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.

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 the only nonstop service from the U.S. to South Africa with daily departures from Washington as well as daily direct service from New York 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.

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*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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