Tacos & Tequilas….Hola! Mexico

Hola Amigos! Mexico without a doubt is a captivating country offering culture rich history, an array of ancient ruins, pristine beaches & off course their ever famous food and drinks. I jumped at the opportunity of spending a week in glorious Cancun where it is 32 degrees even at night and every day begins with

Luxury travel in Jaipur

I was fortunate enough to make another trip to beautiful Jaipur, India recently.  Jaipur is the “pink city” as affectionately known around the world and offers beautiful palaces, forts and deluxe 5 star luxury hotels, situated in Rajasthan and forms part of the popular Golden triangle ie. Delhi & Agra. It offers a gateway to

Luxury hotels in India

India is always a popular holiday choice amongst our clients. Whether it’s a family holiday, pilgrimage, honeymoon, weddings, a yoga retreat or an adventure tour, India is a vibrant and bustling country. Why not experience India whilst staying at our top 10 recommended hotels which redefine luxury, fine dining and exotic spa treatments? Let us

Making your RANDS go further

With the fluctuating exchange rates and our devaluing RAND, we are still able to enjoy so many countries around the world! Our rand is actually worth something in these countries……Uniquest travel brings you our top 10 cities where our rands stretches just a bit further: Number 1 : India   Why travel to India, you

Honeymoons & weddings in Mauritius

If you’re looking for a unique setting to start your lives together, there is no better place then Mauritius or Seychelles. Beachcomber tours has the most beautiful hotels and we can arrange everything part of your wedding, honeymoon or renewal of your vows for you. Here’s how: The majestic beauty of Mauritius and Seychelles are

International flights puts Durban back on the Map!

  We are so excited that Durban is once again becoming an international travel hub 🙂 🙂 Our international travelers revel about the beauty of Cape Town and the bustling city of Johannesburg but now with the new flights coming to our very own King Shaka airport, means more foreign visitors to our golden shores.

Our top 10 picks for Valentines Day!

February is the month of Love, as we all know it and celebrating Valentine’s day on 14 February is must for the romantics. Uniquest Travel brings you our top 10 things to do with your loved one this Valentines day: 1. Enjoy a romantic getaway at Karkloof spa where you will experience sheer luxury, amazing

Why travel with Uniquest Travel?

Uniquest Travel opened it’s doors in January 2006 and has been serving our valued clients for the last 8 years. We are passionate about travel! Here are some of the reasons why so many clients choose to travel with us: 1. We offer expert travel advice 2. Our rates are extremely competitive 3. With our

Top 25 All inclusive resorts

View the top 25 BEST all inclusive resorts worldwide as voted by travellers on Tripadvisor: 1 Royalton Cayo Santa Maria Cayo Santa Maria, Villa Clara Province “A truly beautiful resort with service second to none. The landscape is breathtaking, and the food was delicious. I can’t imagine a more beautiful place to relax.” 2 Iberostar Grand

How to keep children happy on a flight!

We reveal the ultimate survival tips for travelling with children. While this isn’t rocket science, if you have a multi-leg trip involving train changes or more than one flight, it’s key to plan with military precision. 1 Book seats near the plane’s engine Who’d have guessed it? One of the best things to rock-a-bye-baby is

SA Immigration act postponed!

At a media briefing  the Department of Home Affairs announced that it has delayed implementation of the requirement for children under the age of 18 to present an unabridged birth certificate until June 1, 2015. Furthermore, in the instances where children are travelling with one parent, the written permission required under the new regulations would

Essential travel tips!

Looking for some practical & inspirational travels strategies? Uniquest Travel has found this article on the top ten most useful travel tips to make your packing & traveling that much easier. One- Place shower caps over the bottoms of your shoes, that way you can lay them safely over your clothes without having to worry

Client reviews

We love happy clients and making their dream holidays a reality. Here are what some of our clients had to say: —–Original Message—– From: katherine Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:04 PM To: Uniquest Travel Subject: Thank you for a wonderful holiday My trip to Dubai, Bangkok and Phuket was excellently planned. The hotels were

Immigration regulations for child travellers postponed

At a media briefing this morning the Department of Home Affairs announced that it has delayed implementation of the requirement for children under the age of 18 to present an unabridged birth certificate until June 1, 2015. Furthermore, in the instances where children are travelling with one parent, the written permission required under the new

Travel Complaints….on a lighter note….lol

I came across this article from Thomas Cook holidays  listing some guests’ genuine complaints during the season:   1. “I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts.” 2. “It’s lazy of the local shopkeepers to close in the afternoons.

Top travel trends for December 2014

December 2014 is fast approaching and before we know it we will be celebrating another Christmas and welcoming a another New Year! If you have not already planned your holiday for December 2014, then you need to hurry……holiday choices are filling up fairly quickly and the last thing you need is trying last minute to

10 reasons why you still need a travel agent

So, I came across this amazing article from Fox news by Mark Murphy. Makes for great reading and it proves that you still need a qualified travel specialist to assist in planning your dream holiday or business trip, especially when things go pear shaped 🙂   In the age of online booking sites, using a

Top 5 family holidays!

Having been in the travel industry for many years, one of the most common questions is…..”Can you recommend family friendly holidays?” So, we @ Uniquest Travel decided to put together our list of recommended family holidays. 1. Mauritius  It’s a short flight from Durban / Johannesburg / Cape Town +- 4 hours. Air Mauritius, SAA

New Immigration Act – South Africa

Since the Department of Home Affairs announced new regulations for child travellers, early last week, the inbound and outbound travel industry has raised numerous questions. Under the new regulations parents travelling with children are required to produce an unabridged birth certificate for children under the age of 18. This is in addition to the child

Speak like a Brazilian

It’s world cup fever and Brazil is the travel highlight for June & July. So why not learn a bit of Portuguese.  Portuguese is the national language here.  English is more prevalent in the tourist hot spots but learn a bit of Portuguese and you’ll go far.  Check out the ten Brazilian phrases & words below

Amazing cruise on board the MSC Sinfonia!

Amazing cruise on board the MSC Sinfonia   Amazing MSC cruise on board the MSC Sinfonia There is no better value for money then a cruise on MSC…….that’s coming straight from the “horse’s mouth” ….lol, a travel agent. Whether you are on a family holiday, honeymoon or a company incentive, a MSC cruise is the

Travel tips by Uniquest Travel

Easy to follow tips when planning your perfect holiday Set your budget: This is vital when you are planning a holiday so know how much you have to spend at the start. Are you going to save up for the holiday, if so, how much can you realistically afford each month? Once you have enough

A few travel must dos!

Travel tips by Uniquest Travel So you’ve booked that well deserved holiday and started dreaming about sipping pina colada’s on the beach and lazy days spent on  a hammock reading a book! To ensure that you do not forget any essential travel items and have a hassle free holiday, we’ve put together a short list