Why book with us
- Bringing you the best fares from all airlines
- Expert assistance from booking to departure
- Online destinations for planning your travels
Travelstart is a leading online travel agency that helps today’s business and leisure travellers search, compare and book the best flight, hotel and car options with all your favourite airline and accommodation suppliers.
With a huge focus on affordable travel and simplifying the travel booking experience for our customers, visit the Travelstart website or Flapp, the Travelstart app, to find some of the lowest fares around. Pay quickly and safely online with your preferred payment method, and you’re off! For those complicated trips, group travel and packages, Travelstart Live - our team of expert travel agents- are on call to save the day with great deals, tremendous expertise and the best insider info.
In 18 countries
Passengers travelled with us
Our vibrant company culture is kept alive by the 5 core values we live by…
Don’t wait for permission or the perfect timing. Now is the right time to try, innovate, fail and learn
Embrace artful simplicity in every task you take on, with the team and the Travelstart customer in mind
Listen. Action feedback. Go over and above. The Travelstart experience is both efficient and enjoyable.
Challenges exist yet creativity comes from necessity. Stay agile and seize opportunities in adversity.
To succeed against all odds, to make travel simple, we are always challenging ourselves and the norm.
Founded in Sweden in 1999, Travelstart is the brainchild of entrepreneur, former DJ and family man Stephan Ekbergh. In true start-up fashion, Sweden’s first online travel agency was first run from an old coffee roastery in Malmö. Nearly two decades, plenty of learning, growth and one African immigration later, Stephan still heads up Travelstart from sunny South Africa.
Now based in Cape Town, Travelstart operates in 18 countries with offices in other core markets including Nigeria, Egypt and Dubai. With the Travelstart Group including SafariNow, Knightsbridge and Hepstar, our travel family now includes over 400 staff from 38 nationalities, all passionate about making travel simple in Africa and the Middle East.
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