South Africa has been in a state of varying levels of lockdown since 27 March 2020 due to the world-wide pandemic of COVID-19. At present, we find ourselves in Alert Level 3. Many industries have been given the green light to begin operations with strict rules and regulations in place to help curb the spread of the virus. Domestic travel under level 3 lockdown is one of the industries that has been given the green light in South Africa however there is still a lot of red tape which has left many passengers needing to travel confused, frustrated, and hesitant. […]
A complete guide to King Shaka International Airport Flying to or from Durban? The King Shaka International Airport is located approximately 35km north of Durban in La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal. The airport opened in 2010 in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. If it’s your first time flying with this airport, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know before embarking. Facilities The airport offers a Premium and Luxury Lounge offering travellers a comfortable place to wait for their plane to depart and get some work done. Their lounges may include complimentary food and beverages, televisions and […]
Always be mindful of safety in airports whilst travelling, especially if it is to a country you have not been to before. When preparing to travel, you’d no doubt hear warnings about travel scams from friends and experienced travellers. However, few people consider the traps that lie ahead when embarking on your trip, traps that start at the airport. Allow Magic Transfers to enlighten you on some of the airport scams you should look out for. Luggage overweight at the airport? Are you sure? It is important to check your airline’s restrictions when it comes to luggage. How many suitcases […]
More often than not, we are stuck trying to buy special souvenirs for our family and friends at the airport gift shop. Maybe you were having too much of a good time on your holiday (rightly so!) or simply did not find that perfect something for your Aunt Betty, or perhaps you clean forgot about Aunt Betty altogether (oops, it happens to the best of us), the airport is a great place to find those last-minute souvenirs! Depending on which country’s airport you happen to be in, you can find a few interesting souvenirs to buy. Most often, these knick-knacks […]
Shuttle services are a preferred method of transport to and from airports for many South Africans; not only because of time and money saved but also because it is the green thing to do. Making use of a shuttle service far exceeds the benefits of other energy-saving household activities, such as using energy-efficient light bulbs, adjusting thermostats, or using energy-efficient appliances.