Lion World Travel's "Platinum South Africa Package" Offers Incredible Value and Amazing Extras

DELRAY BEACH, FL, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lion World Travel is offering a 5-star luxury experience on "Platinum South Africa" starting from USD $4,998 per person sharing. This 10-night itinerary includes all taxes and fuel surcharges, and incredible savings of more than USD $4,400 per person on packaging components separately, according to Travelzoo.

The journey begins in Cape Town, named one of the New York Times' "52 Places to Go in 2014." Spend five nights in Cape Town exploring its scenic beauty and cultural attractions. On a three night safari, experience close wildlife encounters at a 5-star private game lodge during twice-daily game drives, making this an incomparable "Platinum" South Africa trip.

Spend five nights in superb luxury at the Travel + Leisure "World's Best" award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, boasting thoughtful touches, generous hospitality and a unique location. On safari, spend three nights in exceptional 5-star accommodation at Lion Sands Kruger National Park Tinga or Narina Lodge, another of Travel + Leisure's "World's Best," including six game drives. Since this is a "Big Five" reserve, seeing lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo is likely.

Extras include:

  • High Tea by the Sea at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
  • Scenic helicopter flight along the Atlantic seaboard
  • Three-course dinner at award-winning Azure Restaurant in Cape Town
  • 30-minute massage at Lion Sands Kruger National Park Lodge
  • A visit to Henna Pre-School in the Sabi Sands area - The objective of Henna Pre-School is to provide schooling and education for children under the age of five and to provide disadvantaged children who live within the Huntington Community, with two meals a day while at school.

"Platinum South Africa" is on special with prices starting from USD $4,998 per person, including roundtrip airfare from 26 major US cities, connecting on South African Airways from New York or Washington, D.C., and including all taxes and fuel surcharges, domestic airfare and transfers.

"Platinum South Africa" is valid for travel on selected dates in April, May, September, October, November and December 2015.

For details and reservations, please contact Lion World Travel at 1-800-387-2706 to speak to one of their Africa specialists, or visit

About Lion World Travel
Lion World Travel is the leading tour operator from North America specializing in group and individual tours to Southern and East Africa, and is a member of the renowned Travel Corporation, which also includes: Trafalgar Tours, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Insight Vacations, The Red Carnation Hotel Collection and Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. In its 50th year, clients continue to benefit from Lion World Travels' destination knowledge, expertise, and emphasis on customer service. With their safari specialists all having first-hand knowledge of Africa, Lion World Travel can confidently assist clients in creating an African adventure that fits their specific interests as well as their budget. Extraordinary service, affordable luxury and value for money are what keep clients coming back to Lion World Travel.

Winner of the South African Tourism Ubuntu Awards "Top Producing Tour Operator for North America" for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014

Winner of "Certificate of Excellence for TripAdvisor" for 2014

Winner of the South African Airways "Award of Excellence in Travel and Tourism for North America" for 2012

About The TreadRight Foundation

At Lion World Travel and parent company The Travel Corporation, we understand that travel matters; it allows us to explore the world and gain a deeper understanding of each destination, its history and culture, through enriching experiences. We also recognize that it is our responsibility to help protect the places we visit and take care of the world around us.

Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation's family of brands, The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit that works to help ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant and preserved for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has donated more than USD 2.5 million to sustainable tourism projects worldwide. Lion World Travel is proud to be active founder and supporter of TreadRight's projects and work. Go to to learn more.

TreadRight's guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities. We encourage each of our partners to use this principle to guide all of their actions, whether at our regional offices or when taking guests around the world. By providing grants to organizations that encourage sustainability in different destinations, we hope to maintain the natural attractions across the world that defines each unique region. Foundation priorities are set by the Steering Committee, which includes sustainability leaders like Céline Cousteau and Costas Christ.

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