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Good Travel Agent in U.S.A. specialising in In S.A.

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Good Travel Agent in U.S.A. specialising in In S.A.

My daughter and son in law are wanting to come to Cape Town from LAX mid Dec. but flights are running at round $3000 cattle class which is horrendous. Does anyone have a good travel agent who specialises in flights from the U.S. to S. Africa who might be able to offer better deals. Alternativly another website besides say Kayak, expaedia etc. Many thanks

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We used Lion World Tours for our trip this past August. They were very good to deal with and our trip went off without a hitch.

I did notice recently that South African Airways had a special on for 2 fly for the price of 1 but I don't know if it's still on or what the dates of travel were.

Maybe bwanaDave from these forums will see this and help you out!

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Thanks - do you perhaps have Lion World Tours info for me! Will pm Dave too

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divacape - You can view Lion World's website at www.lionworldtours.com

They seem to be somehow affiliated with South African Airways but are actually based in Toronto. You can reach them by phone from the U.S. at 1-800-387-2706 or Canada1-800-668-9968. The agent we used was Ethne but she's off for a while now so you may want to try John Almeida. I've heard he's very good and we were in touch with him after our trip - seems like a nice guy!

Hope this helps you out!

Edited: 12 September 2010, 16:11
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Thanks sgb - i wonder if its not the same person friends of mine deal with in Toronto - but will pass it on to my daughter. Thanks so much!

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You are truly welcome! Hope they find a great deal for their trip!

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i usually use Priemer Tours out of Phila PA

http://www.premiertours.com/

theydo consolidated fares and can usually get very cheap deals

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Thanks Dave - will pass that on to my daughter too.!

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I have been communicating with Lion World Tours and was happy to hear you had a positive experience. We are considering the South Africa on Sale Tour with a possible add on to Zimbabwe/Victoria Falls. Do you happen to know anything about these 2 tours? This would be our first trip to South Africa and are considering going in Feb or March 2011. The safari portion would be to Pilanesberg National Park. .Any info will be greatly appreciated. Also, my husband is somewhat concerned about safety in Zimbabwe and also the risk of malaria.

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I have been communicating with Lion World Tours and was happy to hear you had a positive experience. We are considering the South Africa on Sale Tour with a possible add on to Zimbabwe/Victoria Falls. Do you happen to know anything about these 2 tours? This would be our first trip to South Africa and are considering going in Feb or March 2011. The safari portion would be to Pilanesberg National Park. .Any info will be greatly appreciated. Also, my husband is somewhat concerned about safety in Zimbabwe and also the risk of malaria.

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10. Re: Good Travel Agent in U.S.A. specialising in In S.A.

We had a positive experience using Discover Africa out of Beachwood, Ohio for portions of our South Africa last May. The person we dealt with was Tammy. Their toll free number is 888-330-1880. Their website is www.Discover Africa.net.