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Top three bags for long distance travel

Different trips call for different bags, even if the trips are of the same duration. A family vacation suitcase is going to be all about volume and will almost certainly need rolling wheels to manage the weight, while a business trip suitcase should ideally be sturdy and broad enough to take a suit coat without […]

Travelling essentials for vacations

road trip

It’s that time of the year when school closes and companies slow down until next year. We all deserve some rest and perhaps a little getaway to let off some steam. Going on vacation is fun, but not having the right essentials can quickly turn the vacation sour. We can suggest a couple of items […]

Types of holiday accommodation

holiday resort

So, you’ve decided that, this year, you deserve to go on a holiday. Good decision! There’s nothing like a change of scenery to recharge your batteries.   If you have left booking the accommodation for too late – never fear! The offers on bidorbuy are still going strong. Here are the different types of accommodation […]

New travel regulations for children

Children travelling

  There is a new South African immigration law that has come into effect relating to travelling abroad with children. From 1 June 2015, the Department of Home Affairs in South Africa will require all passengers under 18 to travel with an unabridged birth certificate. Under this new law, children under the age of 18 […]

Small towns worth visiting in South Africa


When going on vacation or doing a road trip, small towns can make a great over-night pit stop or overall vacation destination. These are the jewels of their respective provinces and offer a great alternative to big city lights and the city bustle. These towns are characterised by interesting heritage and history, picturesque landscapes and […]

Going to the beach? Pack these essentials!

couple on the beach

Summer holidays are only moments away. We’re ticking off the days on our calendars, waiting for the end of exams and for the last school bells to ring, so we can finally hit it up at the beach. Packing for the beach can be a real stress for some people, so use this list to […]

The Dullstroom Winter Festival 2014

Dullstroom winter festival

  There is lots to look forward to this Winter, with the Dullstroom Winter Festival coming. Taking place this year from the 4 July 2014- 6 July 2014, this promises to be a memorable event as its following and popularity grow each and every year.   The festival takes place in the quaint little town […]

Top 5 music festival must-haves!

  South Africa is lucky to host a huge variety of outdoor music festivals throughout the year. From Oppikoppi to Rocking the Daisies, Earth Dance and TribeOne, there is something out there suited to everybody’s tastes. If you are lucky, you’ll be able to find tickets to music concerts on bidorbuy. Here is a list of the […]

The must-see spring flower spots in South Africa

This blog post is taken over from Travelstart.   It’s time to head for nature’s great flower displays in the Western and Northern Cape, so we bring you this lovely blog post, slightly shortened, courtesy of Travelstart. Enjoy!   Postberg Peninsula This northern section of the West Coast National Park is open to the public […]

Travelling right

Prepare well for your holidays: do some reading and select the luggage that you really need.