One of the most coveted perks at Travelzoo is the Travelzoo Experience, in which Deal Experts and other employees take advantage of the same travel, entertainment and local deals we publish to our subscribers and report back on their experience.
A visit to South Africa has always been incredibly high on my bucket list and one I always expected to take later in life. However, sometimes a Top 20 deal is just too hard to pass up, even for us Deal Experts. So when one came across my desk, after crunching the numbers and downing a glass of wine for liquid courage, I took the plunge into booking my dream vacation: 11 days in South Africa & Victoria Falls, including a safari. Now having returned, I can’t believe I had even considered putting off the trip.
Here are my top six reasons why NOT to wait to take your dream African vacation:
But my No. 1 reason why not to wait for to take your dream South African vacation? It’s addictive. You’d be hard pressed not to fall in love with the beauty, culture and people of South Africa and want to come (or in my case move!) back. On the flight back home while lamenting the end of my journey, my saving grace was the realization that Africa is a huge continent and I’ve just dipped my toe in water. And having not put off taking this plunge, I now have more time ahead of me to explore the rest of it.
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