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Spring into South Africa with African Travel, Inc.

DELRAY BEACH, FL, March 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- South Africa is renowned for its nearly eternal sunshine, a subtropical coastal playground boasting warm temperatures and utopian beaches. The seasons here run counter to those in the northern hemisphere, and while there is never a "bad" time to visit it is vitally important to consider the weather when planning a South African adventure. The best time to travel depends entirely on your desired activities - and if you are seeking of a variety of outdoor activities, spring is a wonderful time to travel.

Spring in South Africa typically runs from September to November and is characterized by mild, comfortable temperatures and breathtakingly beautiful flora. The Cape provinces are spectacular this time of year, as thousands of vibrant wildflowers come together to form an iridescent carpet of colors. In fact, this sight is so spectacular that many native South Africans make an annual pilgrimage to the Western and Northern Capes to experience this phenomenon year after year.

Spring is a fantastic season for a safari. With the arrival of the rains, the landscape is transformed and is both a photographer's fantasy and a birdwatcher's delight. Spring is the best time to spot whales off the Cape's coast and it also offers plenty of opportunities to spot newborn animals learning their place in the exquisite dance between predator and prey.

African Travel, Inc. offers a variety of new Safari Vacation Packages that showcase South Africa's exquisite beauty. These deluxe safaris optimize the advantage of group travel rates with set departures, offering a truly unbeatable value with a variety of customizable options. To experience the splendor of Cape Town and its neighboring regions in the springtime, choose from "South Africa Escapade Safari Vacation," "Classical Cape Town & Safari Vacation" or "Scenic Cape Town & Kruger Safari Vacation," starting from just $1,895 per person.

For more information and to book this dream safari, contact your favorite Travel Professional,
call African Travel, Inc. at (800) 421-8907, or visit www.africantravelinc.com.
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About African Travel, Inc. - "We Know Africa"
African Travel, Inc. is a 38-year-old safari operator, with operations in Africa and the USA, offering customized safaris to Africa at all price points. The company's focus is solely on Africa: South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ethiopia, Congo, Jordan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, Malawi, Seychelles and Egypt. We have dedicated, experienced teams in Africa, Safari Specialists in the USA, an extensive transportation fleet, numerous hotels, camps and lodges throughout The Travel Corporation's Africa-based associate companies. In addition to our brochure and website programs, African Travel can arrange customized safaris for groups.

POPULAR PROGRAMS: Southern Explorer, The Connoisseur's Collection, The Last Refuge, World's Greatest Show and Safari, Tantalizing Tanzania

TIP FOR ADVISORS: Before deciding on a safari to Africa be sure to consider all the choices available in destinations, accommodation and wildlife. Each choice will deliver a very different experience. Talk to African Travel's African specialists to make sure you make the right choice for you and your fellow travelers.

About USTOA

African Travel, Inc. shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of TravCorp USA, Inc. in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program. In addition, TravCorp Financial Services Limited provides a guarantee of $20 million in respect of all customers traveling with African Travel, Inc.

About The TreadRight Foundation

At African Travel, Inc. 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 more than 35 sustainable tourism projects worldwide. African Travel, Inc. is proud to be an active founder and supporter of TreadRight's projects and work. Go to www.africantravelinc.com/about/sustainable-tourism 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.

To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at TreadRight.org.

CONTACT: Susan Chou Public Relations Coordinator E-mail: Susan.Chou(at)TravCorpUSA.com Twitter: @Susan_TravCorp Arnelle Kendall Vice President of Public Relations E-mail: Arnelle.Kendall(at)TravCorpUSA.com Twitter: @ArnelleKendall THe Travel Corporation Public Relations Office 636 East Atlantic Avenue Suite 203 Delray Beach, FL 33483 Telephone: 561.330.0850

Source:African Travel, Inc.

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