With travel bans lifted or easing and the initial pandemic panic subsiding, many South Africans have traveled to, booked, or are planning their next trip abroad. From beautiful coastlines to cities rich in history, there’s adventure to be found almost anywhere. And we’re living for it. Whether you’re visiting family and friends, or just looking to escape the daily grind, it’s time to book your next trip before these popular destinations become overrun with tourists and happy snappers. These are the top 10 most sought-after travel spots for South Africans…
Enjoy a variety of sun, sea, and mountain vistas, or plan a trip to the vast vineyards. In Paris, a tour up the Eiffel Tower is a tourist must.
The country that combines old world charm with bustling city life, a trip to Germany includes soaking up incredible architecture, while sampling the many delicacies on offer.
Experience spiritual adventures, taste culinary delights, and sip on local drinks while taking in India’s natural wonders, tranquillity, and unique architecture. And, if you’re visiting friends and family, spend a few peaceful days making up for lost time.
Explore the lengths of the many beautiful and pristine coastlines The Maldives has to offer. Famous for water sports and other adventurous activities, it is also a tranquil dream destination for many.
Enjoy adventure sports like jet-skiing, snow skiing, desert safaris, scuba diving, and hot air balloon rides all in one destination. The UAE has something for everyone. If you’re planning a trip to an overseas destination, be sure to factor in an extended layover in Dubai. Why? Because there’s so much to see and experience!
Home to F1 races and art and culture extravaganzas, it’s more than a desert oasis. Saudi Arabia’s panoramic views, natural beauty, ancient antiquities, and archaeological marvels are mesmerising.
With its many temples and tropical beaches, lush forests and sprawling cities, the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand offers a spiritual journey that transports visitors through time.
The country’s architecture stands out, making it a haven for history enthusiasts. Visit the palaces and mosques of Istanbul, the ruins of Ephesus and even the underground cities of Cappadocia.
The UK boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, as well as historical sites and sky-high city views. Or, go for the busy social scene at music festivals and sport events.
There’s so much to see in the USA. Explore diverse landscapes and redwood forests, or plan a week of Broadway shows, global cuisine, and city sights. There’s so much to see and experience outside South Africa.
Visit www.emirates.com/za or your nearest travel agent to book your next dream vacation.