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World Cup TV Planner for FaceBook & Mobile Phones

Paul Campbell - May 19, 2010

The World Cup TV Planner can let you plan your entire world cup viewing and can automatically add fixtures to your Outlook (or similar) calendar to ensure you never miss a vital game! This FaceBook application translates the South African kick-off times for every game into different time zones, and for the UK, it even […] Read More


Saamrus … What a Find !!!

Tracey Campbell - March 8, 2010

For us, staying at Saamrus Guest Farm was one of the key nights of our recent business trip over to South Africa, as we are using here as a base for fans going to the first England game of the World Cup, in Rustenburg on June 12th. All I can say is … what a […] Read More


England Fans in Cape Town To Take Over Lezard Bleu !!

Tracey Campbell - March 5, 2010

Lezard Bleu is a lovely guest house, situated in the exclusive suburb of Oranjezicht in Cape Town, and Travel Butlers have practically taken over this guest house during the period around England’s first game in Cape Town. The owners, Chris and Nikola, are certainly looking forward to hosting our customers, and having looked around the […] Read More


It’s Ireland v France In The World Cup Play-Offs

Paul Campbell - October 19, 2009

The draw for the play-off games that will decide the final 4 European teams that will compete in next year’s World Cup was made a short while ago in Zurich. The stand out tie sees Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side face France over two legs, with the second leg being in Paris.  Whilst this is clearly a […] Read More


A Different Type of Accommodation !

Tracey Campbell - September 23, 2009

For football fans visiting South Africa during the FIFA World Cup in 2010, and staying in and around Durban and Port Elizabeth to follow their teams, they can have the opportunity to stay somewhere completely unique – on a luxury cruise ship ! Durban Harbour will be host to the MS Noordam, which is one […] Read More


Love Football or Hate Football – Visiting South Africa in 2010

Tracey Campbell - September 16, 2009

South Africa is ready to welcome the world in June 2010 as it prepares to host a World Cup like no other, and this will provide an ideal opportunity for many fans to combine sport with a trip to a truly world class travel destination. Of course (whisper it quietly)…not everyone likes football! Given the […] Read More


South African Airlines to increase routes to South America

Tracey Campbell - September 14, 2009

There is rumour that South African Airlines will be introducing an additional 4 daily flights between South America and Johannesburg. The aim is to have 2 daily flights from São Paulo, one daily flight from Buenos Aires and another daily flight from Rio de Janeiro. It is believed that these new flights are in response […] Read More


Emirates to Fly Direct to Durban

Tracey Campbell - August 25, 2009

Emirates’ connectivity will soon span 3 major FIFA 2010 World Cup host cities, as of 1 October 2009, when they introduce daily direct flights, both inbound and outbound, between Dubai and Durban International Airport and later the new King Shaka Airport. An A330-200 will service the route with 27 business-class and 251 economy-class seats. The […] Read More


Durban Developments for 20l0

Tracey Campbell - August 21, 2009

The city of Durban has wasted no time, effort or expense to ensure it is ready for the 2010 World Cup in June next year. The various projects are progressing full-steam ahead at an estimated cost of over R5 billion. THE STADIUM: Taking its design inspiration from the South African flag, this impressive new structure […] Read More


IPL Cricket – Special Accommodation Rates for Centurion Games

Tracey Campbell - April 28, 2009

Book and stay at Irene Country Lodge during the DLF Indian Premier League and enjoy special rates on a Bed and Breakfast basis. The hotel will also arrange transfers from to and from the cricket stadium, which is situated only 3 km from the hotel. Nestling in the historic village of Irene, the Irene Country […] Read More