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Domestic Flights in South Africa has an Alternative in Gauteng

Domestic flights in South Africa were definitely given a boost when Lanseria International airport was expanded with a much bigger runway.  With this move, as South Africa's only privately owned airport it fulfilled a much wanted need for Gauteng residents  seeking  an alternative to the Oliver Tambo International Airport in Kempton Park for domestic flights.
Situated in Airport Road in Lanseria, Lanseria International Airport is about 56 km from Pretoria and 55 km from Oliver Tambo International airport.  It is not a new airport and was already established in 1974.  But with the bigger runway, bigger aircraft can now land and  take off. It now offers daily flights between Lanseria and Cape Town and Lanseria and Durban with Mango and Kulula.com airlines although limited. Apparently more flights from Lanseria airport  will be added soon to which I am looking forward to.

I was impressed with its upgraded passenger terminal building, restaurants, duty free shopping and pickup and drop …

Pet-friendly Accommodation Near Gauteng

As a family of dog lovers we often go on weekend breakaways and   take our dog with us.  We thus over the years booked with various self-catering pet-friendly accommodation in the Limpopo and North West provinces in South Africa.  I hope that this post will help you to make a decision  where to book the next time you want to take your dog(s) with you on a well-deserved weekend breakaway.  The quality of pet-friendly accommodation has definitely improved. 
Stonehill Stonehill boasts four-star, self-catering pet friendly cottages catering for different family sizes and is situated in Magaliesburg.  It has stunning views and you and your four-legged friend(s) will have ample opportunity for walks.  What I particularly enjoy are the beautiful sunsets while having a braai or sitting around the camp fire.  All cottages are fully fenced which makes them very convenient for bringing your dogs along.  We are experienced self-caterers and can testify that the cottages are all well-equipped with a…