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AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE XL TRAVEL GROUP
What's the Deal?

Flight Specials has been positioned to provide the traveling consumer with a complete travel service with products ranging from premium to economy and best fare travel packages.

Flight Specials recognises that it’s a big decision to decide to leave the comforts of home to pack your bags and to travel abroad. We know that it may seem daunting but most people find it well worth it in the end. You are guaranteed to have the adventure of a lifetime and you will learn so much more about yourself - as well as being able to experience a new culture first hand.

Flight Specials has 37 Franchises across the country specializing in the needs of both the business and leisure traveler .The great thing about Flight Specials is that the consultants who work in our stores are experienced travelers, so whether you want to spend a week on a romantic Island, need to close that business deal in London or you’re heading off to backpack your way around the world, we have the personal experience and expertise necessary to give you the hands-on info you need to get you off to a flying start.

Flight Specials is really a one stop Travel shop – we’re able to organise everything from Cheap Flights, Visas, Affordable Accommodation, inexpensive Travel Insurance through
AIG, American Express Foreign Exchange, Escorted Tours, Mauritius Honymoon, Adventure Tours in Africa, Europe, Luxury cruises and so much more…

The integration with XL Travel, with its distribution and "bulk buying" abilities, allows that the customer always gets the best negotiated Travel deal. Every Flight Specials is individually owned and managed, but conform to the collective business ethos as set by the Franchisor

FLIGHT SPECIALS ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIP

Flights Specials belongs to the following memberships and professional organizations:

  • IATA: International Air Transport Association
  • ASATA: Association of South African Travel Agents
  • THETA: Tourism, Hospitality, Sports, Educational and Travel Authority
  • XL Travel: (XL Travel consists of: XL Travel, Pentravel, Flight Specials &Thompsons Travel)
  • Radius Travel: The Global Travel Company

The XL Travel group

The XL Travel Group is a leading travel consortium with a membership base of 120 prominent travel agencies spread across South Africa. Due to its size and influence (annual sales exceeding R2 billion –USD 300m) the XL Travel Group plays a pivotal and prominent role within the South African Travel and Tourism Industry, having the ability to maximize procurement benefits with major suppliers within the airline, hotel, car rental, inbound, and tour operating industries. Members of the XL Group are therefore able to extend a wide range of cost saving benefits to their clientele through some 575 highly trained travel consultants.

The strength of the XL Travel Group lies in its diversity, entrepreneurial spirit of its owner managed agencies and travel management companies. This expertise insures that the Group's procurement benefits, integrated with the entrepreneurial flair of its owner managed operations, provides both the leisure and corporate clients with the very best in service delivery and price.

The need to diversify and specialize in a changing environment is reflected in many agencies becoming specialists in travel management, cruising, destination and leisure travel, event management, trade fairs and conferencing. The group also has specialist agencies in inbound travel. The diversity of the XL membership incorporates several of South Africa's largest and most respected leisure and travel management agencies.

Values The XL Group functions through a Code of Conduct adhering to guidelines as imposed by its Members. The XL philosophy is centred on the membership being actively involved in the decision making process, with the Board of Directors being selected from the membership. Furthermore the XL group operates with total transparency ensuring that the group and members are strategically focused.

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Contact Franz von Wielligh franzvw@flightspecials.co.za
021 556 2516 or 082 7030 504
 

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TODAY'S SPECIALS
New York > R 8 992 | Etihad Airways
Mauritius > R 5 566 | Air Mauritius

FAIR DEALS
 London (direct) > R 13 900
 Paris > R 11 990
 Munich > R 11 950
 Nairobi > R 6 520
 Bangkok > R 9 850
 London (direct) > R14 850
 Paris > R 9 950
 Munich > R 11 750
 Nairobi > R 9 990
 Bangkok > R 10 750
 London (direct) > R14 850
 Paris > R 10 590
 Munich > R 11 850
 Nairobi > R 10 990
 Bangkok > R 11 650