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Last minute Easter deals

By Staff Writer
Easter is just around the corner, and if you want to travel somewhere you need to make plans soon. It seems like the Mother City is the place to be this Easter, with most of the deals there.

However, if you are looking for general Easter Deals, then both Checkersand Pick n Paywill be having Easter deals on.

To save money it’s best to stay at home and have some chocolate, a nice braai, and enjoy the long weekend.

If you still want to get away, though, then we have looked at specials in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, and to Mauritius.

Cape Town

Garden route: 

If you feel like putting everyone in a car, and hitting the road there is a special on to explore South Africa’s gorgeous Garden Route. 

You will enjoy the Wilderness National Park canoe session which is suitable for first timers, climb through the Cango Wildlife Park and also have a big five game drive.

Price: R3600, or there’s an ‘early bird’ special of R3200, if you book before the end of March 2015. It’ssubject to availability.  

For more information, click here.  

Easter egg hunt:

It wouldn’t be Easter if there weren’t any Easter egg hunts. Table Mountain Aerial Cableway will be having an Easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny, the Easter Fairy and the Mad Hatter.

The hunt will start at 10h00 to 13h00 on Easter Sunday.

Price: Adult tickets are R225 and children’s tickets are R110.

For more information, click here.

Trance party:

If you feel like dancing this Easter, then look no further than the Easter Vortex trance party. This party will be happening just outside of Caledon, from Friday 3 April to Monday 6 April.

Price: Presale tickets are R380 per person when bought from an outlet, or R390 per person bought online. Buying at the gate will cost your R420 per person.

For more information, click here.


Easter market:

If you want to go and shop for some yummy chocolate bunnies, but need to keep the children busy, then look no further than the Easter market at Killarney Mall.

Children will be kept busy while you shop with colouring competitions, face painting and balloon modelling, explains the shopping mall. If they want, they can also have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny.

Price: Entrance is free.

For more information, click here.


Hotel package:

Protea Hotel Edward in Durban is having a four night Easter special, so that you can enjoy a relaxed getaway.

With the package you get a return flight to Johannesburg, an Avis car to rent for the duration of your stay, plus the four nights stay at the hotel.

The Protea Hotel in Umhlanga is having the same deal, but two children under the age of 12 can stay for free. However, you will have to pay for their flights.

Price: R4522 per person.

For more information, click here.


There are lots of different hotel and resort packages on the beautiful island. Below we have looked at the two cheapest options on offer.

Flights unfortunately depart from Johannesburg so you may have to pay extra to get to that city.

For a list of the other options available, click here.

Coin de Mire Attitude:

This package gives you return flights to Johannesburg, seven nights at the three star Coin de Mire Attitude resort, and breakfast daily.

You will, however, have to pay for the airport taxes, and get your own visa, if you need one. Also, all other meals and drinks are not included in the package.

Price: R10,755 per person, subject to availability.

For more information, click here.

Recif Attitude Hotel:

This package offers the same as the Coin de Mire package. You will also have to pay airport taxes, which could amount to R3980 which could change.

Price: R10,780 per person, subject to availability.

For more information, click here.

Easter Weekend is a lovely time to spend with your family. Make sure that before you book your mini holiday away, that you have budgeted your money for the rest of the month, and even the year.

As much as it is great to get away, you do not want to be struggling the rest of the year to make ends meet. Staying at home can be just as relaxing as going away – it is all what you make it. 

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