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Book by September 30, 2018 for Complimentary Upgrades to Elegant Five- Star Accommodations at the Taj Cape Town and Becks Safari Lodge

South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®), the leisure division of South African Airways, has announced complimentary luxury upgrades to five-star accommodations in Cape Town and in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve for travelers who book the "Best of South Africa" package by September 30, 2018. Starting at $4,499* per person, the "Best of South Africa" package upgrade special includes five-star accommodations in Cape Town at the Taj Cape Town located in the heart of the "Mother City" and the exclusive Becks Safari Lodge in Karongwe Private Game Reserve. In addition to accommodations, the "Best of South Africa" package includes round trip air transportation from New York-JFK Airport or Washington-Dulles on South African Airways, airport transfers in South Africa, a Cape Peninsula tour, Winelands tour, safari activities and airport meet and greet services by a SAA Vacations representative.

The Taj Cape Town is a luxury hotel perfectly situated city center and conveniently located to trendy shops, restaurants and exciting nightlife in the "Mother City". The hotel boasts 176 rooms, each individually appointed with classical furnishings, flat-screen televisions and marble bathrooms with rain showers and an oversized bathtub. Guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, spa access, and free shuttles to Cape Town's Victoria and Alfred waterfront.

Becks Safari Lodge combines luxurious living with innovative design nestled within the South African bushveld. Each air-conditioned safari suite boasts views of either the Makhutswi River or a popular waterhole, providing excellent game viewing. Amenities include private verandahs, premium bedding, coffee and tea facilities, and an infinity pool. Daily game drives in open safari vehicles provide the perfect opportunity to view South Africa's "Big 5" followed by evening sundowners while watching the sunset over the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains.

"Our Best of South Africa package is one of our most popular vacation experiences," said Terry von Guilleaume, president of South African Airways Vacations®. "It includes Cape Town, a Winelands tour and a safari adventure to view Africa's Big Five wildlife, making it the ideal introduction to South Africa. We are enhancing this package now by offering a free upgrade to 5-star accommodations if booked by the end of September."

The package details are:

"The Best of South Africa" Upgrade Promotion- from $4,499*

  • Roundtrip international economy class air transportation from New York-JFK Airport or Washington Dulles to Cape Town on South African Airways
  • 4-nights' accommodation at the five-star Taj Cape Town, including breakfast
  • 3-nights' accommodation at the five-star Becks Safari Lodge, including all meals
  • Daily breakfast in Cape Town
  • Full day Cape Peninsula tour
  • Cape Winelands tour
  • Twice daily safari game drives
  • Airport transfers in South Africa with meet and greet by South African Airways Vacations' representative upon arrival in South Africa

This five-star upgrade is available for new reservations made by September 30, 2018. To take advantage of the complimentary upgrade, 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 air-inclusive vacation packages to other destinations throughout Africa, visit (u)