It is that time of the year when the shopping bug bites as people head over to Johannesburg South Africa for the annual shopping festival. Since inception the festival has grown bigger and better with more malls and shopping centers participating thus translating into greater variety for the shoppers. The best thing about shopping during this festival is that there are great discounts on items on sale and lots of fun activities for the whole family. There are also many competitions and events taking part in each of the malls and shopping.
As an experience the Johannesburg shopping festival is a fusion of shopping, glamour, music, cuisine and a range of cultural and lifestyle events. So popular is S.A with shoppers that statistics from South African Tourism research indicate that 35% of African travelers visit primarily for shopping purposes so clearly you will not be disappointed.
The participating malls include Sandton city a premium shopping destination, Rosebank mall which is an eclectic mix of local chain stores, international brands and unique local boutiques, Eastgate shopping Centre on the other hand has a first class reputation for offering everything under one roof and Joburg’s bargain treasure, the Oriental plaza is the bulk buying hub for those buying in order to resell. On offer will be discounts on merchandise such as electronics, furniture and clothing. An estimated 4000 prizes will be up for grabs during the festival.
Not to mention that the shopping festival coincides with the Joy of Jazz festival. Part of the lineup for the Jazz festival include African heavy weights like Oliver Mtukudzi, Hugh Masekela, Jimmy Dludlu among others. This festival has to be a dream come true for the Jazz lovers.
To facilitate your travel down south, the good people at South Africa Airways have come up with an amazing offer which will ensure that you don’t miss out on the bargains during festival. The package has an option of paying USD 964 (Kshs. 99,292.00) per person sharing on bed and breakfast and USD 1263 (Kshs. 130,089.00) per person single bed and breakfast
It is a 3 nights’ package which includes the following;
• Return flights Nairobi – Johannesburg – Nairobi
• Airport departure taxes
• 3 nights’ accommodation at the 5 star Maslow hotel
• Airport – Hotel – Airport transfers
• Free shopping voucher of ZAR 500 per room.
If there was ever a deal of the century this has to be it, I mean this unbelievable package lets you fly down south, shop till you literally drop , gives you a chance to check out the some of the biggest names perform live at the Joy of Jazz festival and to top it off a free shopping voucher!!! For the ladies this is a dream holiday, shopping spree + music concert.
If you are looking to taking some time off by yourself or with your loved ones, this deal is for you. Rather than head out to the usual spots, make it a momentous experience and take advantage of this wonderful package by SAA. Whereby you get to shop for the latest designer wear at a discount and at the same time get a chance to attend the biggest Jazz concert this side of the Sahara. For more information ensure to contact the South Africa Airways Nairobi office or your preferred travel agent for booking.