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A Waterberg Self-Drive Adventure With Chanel & Stevo

In 2023, we invited travellers to enter our Road Trip Explorer competition to stand a chance to win a fully-paid, camping-equipped 4×4 rental for seven days. We’re excited to share that our winners, Chanel and Stevo, took the opportunity to explore Limpopo’s Waterberg region. In fact, they took their one year old daughter, Elodie, along […]

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5 Artists Performing at Innibos Kunstefees 2024

The Innibos Laeveld Nasionale Kunstefees (Lowveld National Arts Festival) is set to take place at the Innibos Feesterrein in Mbombela (Nelspruit) from 27 to 29 June 2024. This year’s event will once again bring together some of South Africa’s best playwrights, performers, writers, and musicians, offering up a feast of cultural activities. We’ve listed the […]

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The Top 3 Places to See the Sardine Run in 2024

South Africa is a country full of natural beauty, but not all of it is above ground. In fact, we’re blessed with some of the most remarkable marine biodiversity in the world. Ever heard of the Sardine Run? Each year, billions of sardines spawn in the wraps of the Agulhas Bank and migrate northward along […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 7 June: Southern African "univisa" set to expand, new BMW 1 Series, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News South Africa named sixth best honeymoon destination in the world once again. Big 7 […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 31 May: FlySafair under investigation, BMW 3 Series update, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News FlySafair ownership under investigation for allegedly breaching aviation licensing conditions. Several FlySafair competitors allege […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 24 May: Fuel Price Cuts in June, New Affordable EV Coming to SA, AU Passport Call Intensifies

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News Push for African Union Passport Intensifies The call for the African Union Passport […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 17 May: SA international arrivals are booming, Maasai Mara flooding, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News   UK overtakes US to become South Africa’s largest overseas travel market. Speaking at […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 10 May: Free public Wi-Fi at Victoria Falls, BMW 7 Series named Car of the Year, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News 20 airlines under investigation for alleged greenwashing. The European Commission’s Consumer Protection Cooperation Network […]

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Drive South Africa Launches New Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Map

Drive South Africa, southern Africa’s leading online vehicle rental resource, has launched a new Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Map to help drivers find their nearest electric vehicle charging station.   The new EV Map is a route-planning resource tool for our customers with one eye on the future of mobility. It lets drivers search for their […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 3 May: Flooding in Maasai Mara, fuel prices increase, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News   Heavy rains trigger flooding in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. The […]

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