Travel with Travelstart
Established in 1999, Travelstart is one of Africa's biggest online travel booking websites providing its users with an opportunity to search, compare, book and get the lowest fares on the local and international flights, get the best prices on hotels, package holidays and car hire. Travelstart is known for its friendly and professional customer service that helps individuals or groups to find solutions that meet all the wants and needs. With Travelstart you can get the cheapest airfares, discount flights and best promotions.
Travelstart is one of Africa’s largest online travel booking websites where you can compare all airlines in one Search & Book. Travelstart was founded in Sweden in 1999 by Stephan Ekbergh(is a Swedish entrepreneur best known for his pioneering work in the online travel industry), but in 2010, Travelstart Nordic was sold to eTRAVELi and that was the main cause of moving the company headquarters to Cape Town, South Africa.
This website offers flights, hotel bookings, car rental, Travelstart packages and other travel services through telephone travel agents. Take advantage of Travelstart specials and bookings and enjoy your vacation!
The company is available in South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Turkey (where it is known under the Geziko name). Travelstart offers a flight search engine that allows you to find flights from major airlines and low cost carriers and then allows you to compare prices. The Travelstart booking website shows you domestic flights across South Africa but also international flights. It offers you a comprehensive list of airlines and flights on the Web. When you find the flight that you are looking for, you can select it and also pay for it through Travelstart. The website helps you quickly compare and book flights instead of having to wait for quotes from travel agents. Because everything is done online you receive low service fees.
Travelstart reviews say “Pleasant experience”, “save our time”. Travelstart South Africa's leading online travel agency. Travelstart let you book and pay online for all flights on major airlines. This website shows also flights specials (to check whether the latest flight specials are still available, you have to use the flight bookings tool on the left).
It helps in looking for a cheapest car rental suppliers(over 1000). Travelstart provides no hidden charges, free cancellation and search 1000 suppliers.
How to book your trip? It's super-simple! Follow these easy steps:
- Enter the name of the place where you will start your journey.
- Enter your destination
- Enter the date of your departure.
- Choose if you want a return trip or just one way ticket.
- Select the date of your return.
- Enter the number of passengers you are travelling with
- Click on the 'search' button to enter the next stage.
- After a short wait you will be taken to the search results page. These results can be sorted by airline, price, departure time, duration and stops. A flight search will give you different return options to choose from.
- When you have decided which flight suits you best simply click the orange 'Book flight' button.
- The next page is the review page of the flights and the choice of travel extras (eg Travel Insurance). If you would like more information about any of the products, click on the 'View details' button. When you are ready to pay simply click the 'Continue' button.
- The next page is the passenger page where you enter the passenger details.
- Next, you will be redirected to the payment page where you select the preferred method of payment. Once selected, you enter all relevant details as requested. If you choose 'credit card payment', it will be necessary to fill out your credit card details in the form that opens up. If you choose internet transfer, you can select your bank to retrieve the payment details. Please note that low cost carriers do not allow us to offer the internet transfer option. Once completed, click the 'Pay now' button when you are ready to pay.
- Your will then receive your booking references and a summary of your reservation.
Your ticket will be emailed to you shortly after travelstart receive your payment. The website offers cheap flights South Africa and provide the best deal so it doesn’t make travelstart sale.
But you can cancel your booking by contact with Travelstart to check the fare regulation of your ticket, because not all tickets are refundable with many being only partially refundable.
There is option Mix 'n' Match Domestic Flights which let you o book seats on multiple airlines all on the same ticket. Using mix & match airline tickets increases your chance of finding a better deal. Everything is on one website. It’s time effective and cheap.
Travelstart offers also day’s Top Deals. It shows Top Destinations (like Cape Town).
If you want to be up to date with Travelstart deals and get a Travelstart coupon from time to time, you should sign up for the newsletter and be first to know about the newest promotions.
Every year Travelstart prepares special offers for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.