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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Southafricaholidays.com enhances its online offerings

Southafricaholidays.com, the onestop online travel shop focusing on Africa, has further enhanced its website by offering visitors the ability to book and pay for Flight, Hotels, Cars and Travel Insurance with instant confirmation without leaving their house or desk. This initiative comes from a strategy to invest in secure technological innovations for the convenience of its customers.  

When making their booking online, visitors can now choose their flights from a number of airlines operating to Africa based on the lowest fare available first rather than going through multiple airline websites to see the availability, price and to know whether the airline fly direct or non-stop.  

With today’s savvy travelers demanding quality content and convenience, Southafricaholidays.com offers a range of hotels and apartments in all star categories across the African Continent. In order to offer the most competitive rates and availability, Hotels and Apartments are sourced from a number of wholesale room providers and through direct contracting. Customers can choose hotels according to the lowest price in all star categories, book and purchase online with instant confirmation according to their choice and convenience.

The car hire option on Southafricaholidays.com is provided through the world's largest and leading leisure car hire broker

Southafricaholidays.com also offers a travel insurance which can be booked and purchased online to have peace of mind while travelling for a nominal fee.  

Commenting on the roll out of the new website, Ms. Bisy Philip, Chief Operating Officer of Southafricaholidays.com said, "Our new web site is more than just a redesign. At Southafricaholidays.com, we believe that every interaction with our customers is an opportunity to deliver outstanding service. The ability to book and purchase flights, hotels, cars and insurance online is a convenient and time saving tool to our customers and expands our value added offerings. We recognized that our guests are on the go and demand a content-driven, easy to use site. We are close to enabling our loyal customers with the option of booking Tour Packages and Transfers online along with booking through mobile applications. It is expected to be extremely appealing to our wide and varied customer base" concluded Ms. Bisy Philip.

During the past year, Southafricaholidays.com has increased its distribution channel to the Travel Trade.  Travel Trade can now have their own access to Southafricaholidays.com for making hotel, car and insurance bookings and accepting payments from their customers. Southafricaholidays.com supply retail travel agents and tour operators the content to create truly exceptional travel experiences to Africa for their customers. The team of professional contractors at Southafricaholidays.com focus on contracting products that caters to all budgets and tastes and ranges from hotels, apartments, transfers, sightseeing tours, excursions and packages. Southafricaholidays.com negotiate personally and directly with hotels and ground operators to ensure the best possible value, and then use the latest technology to deliver these bargains to the Travel Trade through the Travel Agents site protected through individual access authentication.   

Some of the other services available on Southafricaholidays.com website include: various transfers, sightseeing tours including day tours and activities to Africa especially to South, Southern and East Africa with indicative prices. These transfers and tours can be booked according to the availability.