Etihad starts charging for snacks in economy

Etihad Airways is now charging economy-class passengers for snacks and drinks outside of the scheduled meal service. The airline’s Sweet or Salty retail menu includes Kit Kat bars for US$3 (R43), and blueberry muffins and chocolate chip cookies for $5 (R71) each....

New travel requirement for visitors to New Zealand

Immigration New Zealand is introducing a new travel requirement for some visitors to New Zealand.Effective 1 October 2019, travellers from 60 visa waiver countries will need a NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority). This means that the change will...

Comair increases domestic frequencies

Passengers on British Airways (operated by Comair) will be able to enjoy increased flight frequencies from mid-September. BA will operate 34 additional flights a week on routes serviced from Johannesburg – Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth – as well as between Cape...

Hertz welcomes debit cards in Europe

Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty customers can now rent a car using a Debit MasterCard from any country of origin across selected European locations. They are Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Slovakia, mainland Spain and the UK....

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott opens in Durban

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Ridge has officially opened, making it the first Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotel in KwaZulu Natal and the fourth in South Africa. The hotel is in Umhlanga, just north of Durban, and a short drive from King...