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This is the latest News from The Sure Maritime Corporate Travel Team.

SAA Expands Into Africa

“The launch of flights to Ndola, Zambia, is the first step in SAA’s big plans for Afric”a said Theunis Potgieter, GM commercial. He said the introduction of the route was aligned to the airline’s growth strategy to strengthen its African network. The two-hour flight is serviced by an A319 with capacity for 120 passengers in a two-class configuration. Ndola flights operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

From January 17, 2012, SAA will start flights from Johannesburg to Kigali in Rwanda and onwards to Bujumbura in Burundi. SAA will operate the route three times a week, using an A319 aircraft with capacity for 120 passengers in a two-class (business and economy) configuration.

SAA will also introduce business class on flights between South Africa and Livingstone and Victoria Falls, effective November 1 and December 1, respectively.

TIC Introduces Local Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance Consultants (TIC) has introduced local travel insurance for South Africans travelling within South Africa. The Cancellation and Curtailment cover up to a limit of R10 000 is a valuable benefit for any traveller should they have to cancel or curtail a trip as a result of sudden illness or accident. The local policy has a Car Rental Excess Waiver with a limit of R10 000.
Medical Transportation and Evacuation cover is also available. TIC will pay a daily inconvenience benefit of R2 500 for every 24 hours in hospital. Contact your Sure Travel office for more information.

Sure Travel Offers Flyconnected Cellphone And Data SIMS For UK Travel

Flyconnected has partnered with the UK’s largest 3G networks to offer significant savings on data and voice communication when you travel to the UK. A 3GB data SIM costs R299, while a R399 cellphone SIM allows around 125 minutes call time to South African landlines, or 38 minutes to SA Cellphones, 300 UK minutes, 3,000 UK texts, and more. Order both for only R499. The flyconnected SIM bundle could save your company a bundle. Ordering is simple through Sure Travel branches nationwide, and SIM cards are couriered to customers before departure from South Africa.

 

For more news please read Sure Maritime Travels online corporate news letter. Which can be viewed Here.

We are always trying to find inventive ways to provide additional value to our Corporate Clients. Our aim to make corporate travel as cost effective, hassle free and efficient. So if you are not one of our corporate clients yet, or if you are and would like to know more info please get hold of  one of our Corporate Travel consultants and we will provide you with all the information you require to make Business Travel a pleasure.

Corporate Travel Made Easy,

The Sure Maritime Corporate Travel Team.



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