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Holidays in South Africa

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Top destinations in South Africa

South Africa Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most South Africa hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your South Africa trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top hotels in South Africa

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
3 out of 5
The price is AU$98 per night from 24 Aug. to 24 Aug.
4.3/5Excellent! (988 reviews)
"The staff were very friendly and helpful! The porter even came back to fetch me at 4 in the morning so I wouldn't miss my flight! Every staff member I met was just super friendly, safety minded, and communicative. Thank you!"

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2021

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
Opposite Int'l Arrivals Hall, O.R. Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Gauteng
Fully refundable
The price is AU$449 per night from 30 Jul. to 30 Jul.
4.6/5Exceptional! (461 reviews)
"The intercontinental is very convenient especially if you are arriving or flying out late. The staff are kind and courteous and very accommodating. The hotel is wonderful and the room is very comfortable. Especially with the Covid pandemic, the staff ensure the guests are well informed of the protocols ..."

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2021

InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport, an IHG Hotel
Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Victoria & Alfred Hotel
4 out of 5
On the Waterfront Pierhead, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$121 per night from 29 Jul. to 29 Jul.
4.6/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)
"Free bottle wine offered not delivered.2 nd day had to ask 2 times before receiving it"

Reviewed on 15 May 2021

Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

South Africa Holiday

Traverse the windswept red dunes of the Kalahari Desert and explore the unique flora around iconic Table Mountain. A trip to South Africa is one you’ll remember for a lifetime.

South Africa Hotel + Flights

Stretch your budget by bundling your hotel and flights into a South Africa Holiday Package. Expedia has 13352 hotels here starting at AU$98 a night. Experiences and car rental can also be added to your booking, making planning your getaway a breeze. With so much to see and do, it can be hard to work out where to start. Why not kick things off by adding a Cape Town hop-on hop-off bus tour to your package?


Your South Africa Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1-3: Touchdown at Cape Town International Airport and get busy exploring one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Ride the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway and take in the sweeping views below. Stroll along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and head to Cape Point Nature Reserve while you’re here.

  • Day 4-5: Fly to Johannesburg and learn about its history at the Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill. Browse fantastic arts and crafts from across the continent at Art Africa, a popular market.

  • Day 6-8: Rent a car and drive to Kruger National Park. This is the perfect place to kick back and relax at a ritzy lodge. When you’re feeling rested, head out on a safari adventure and see some of the park’s famous wildlife.


South Africa Information

  • Held between June and July each year in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown), the National Arts Festival is the African continent’s biggest showcase of arts and music.

  • Find out what makes South Africa’s administrative capital tick. Check out Expedia’s Pretoria Holiday Packages.

  • Dreaming of All Inclusive Resorts in South Africa? Take a look at our range today and holiday in style.

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