Spot game or play in snow at these gorgeous destinations across Southern Africa.
The June holidays mark the mid-point of the year, so give yourself a pat on the back, you’ve made it through half a year of school lunches, homework and extra-murals, not to mention your own work, hobbies and commitments. You’ve certainly earned a break, so instead of being stuck at home, why not make it special?
We’ve rounded up some amazing winter holiday destinations and we’re helping you get there too, thanks to a little secret weapon, your RCS Card.
SA’S HIDDEN TREASURES
SA boasts some of the world’s most unique and beautiful habitats, and winter’s the perfect time to explore them. Follow the coastal route through the Eastern Cape and enjoy mild temperatures, magnificent landscapes and malaria-free game reserves. Or take an illuminating trip through the Drakensberg region, and let your kids discover some of Southern Africa’s oldest rock paintings – the 27 000-year-old artwork found in the hauntingly beautiful Maloti Mountains.
SNOW FAR, SO GOOD
Did you know that you can play in piles of snow without having to fly abroad? Hit up Ceres in the Western Cape, Hogsback in the Eastern Cape or the uber-luxurious Sani Valley Nature Lodge at Sani Pass for your chance to spot the white stuff. Other local snow havens include Sutherland in the Northern Cape and Rhodes in the Eastern Cape.
… AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
Looking for a totally new and fascinating adventure? Make your way to the Grahamstown Arts Festival, SA’s largest annual arts and culture event. From theatre and dance to comedy, jazz, live music and life-size puppets, there’s something to delight and amaze every age. Throw in great food, flea markets and the most festive vibe you’ll enjoy this side of summer, and you have a recipe for an unforgettable – and completely unique – winter adventure.
TRAVEL YOUR WAY AND TREASURE EVERY MOMENT
Drive or fly – the choice is yours when you’re an RCS customer. Swipe your RCS Card to pay for fuel at Engen or spoil the family with flights to your preferred destination via our fabulous flying partner, FlySafair. If you don’t yet have one, apply for an RCS Card now!
You can also apply for an RCS loan and could be granted a cash loan of up to R125 000, with flexible repayment options from 12 to 60 months. There’s never been a better time to enjoy a winter wonderland on your very own doorstep!