HONEYMOONS: 3 x extra value for newlyweds
17 June 2019

Perfect honeymoon trio

Recently I noticed we have been so focussed on family safaris, single travel, group expeditions, sustainable experiences and more that we quite simply have not showcased some of our exceptional HONEYMOON offers. And since we had sort of overlooked this, we encouraged the below 3 Classics members to add 'extra' value for newlyweds in today's Monday Minute.

Offers are independent of one another but combine together for exceptional value and a brilliant itinerary.

It is as easy as 1,2,3
Craft an unforgettable 10-night honeymoon itinerary:
- WINELANDS: 3 nights at La Cle des Montagnes
- SAFARI: 2 nights at Tanda Tula (I really do suggest 4 nights here)
- BEACH: 5 nights at Azura Benguerra or Azura Quilalea

per couple for 10 nights
Includes accommodation, Star Bed at Tanda Tula, heli transfer to Azura Benguerra.
Excludes internal transfers and international flights.
SAVING FROM: US$ 2 775 per couple.
Contracted commissions apply. All 3 Honeymoon Offers below are valid for 2019 and 2020.

Fabulous value at the intimate and romantic LA CLÉ DES MONTAGNES in all room types with STAY 3 PAY 2, plus a bottle of bubbly and romantic turndown.

Save from R 4 100 (±US$ 280) for a room or R 15 655 (±US$ 1 060) for a villa.
Great Kruger National Park

Stay 2 nights or more, 50% less for one spouse at TANDA TULA SAFARI CAMP (or TANDA TULA RISHILÉ CAMPwhen it opens in May 2020), includes romantic private dinner.

Save from R 11 250 (±US$ 760) for 2 nights. This new offer was introduced for 2019 and extended to 2020.
Benguerra & Quilalea Islands

Stay 5 nights or more, 50% less for one spouse at either AZURA BENGUERRA or AZURA QUILALEA.

From 2020, the discount extends to activities, spa treatments and champagne!

Save from US$ 1 737.50 for 5 nights.

VAST Journeys of the Soul

We are delighted to launch VAST Journeys of the Soul, our beautiful photographic coffee table book celebrating 25 years of Classic Portfolio and honouring the visionary owners of our exceptional hotels, lodges and camps. The books have been distributed across 9 Africa countries, 16 sustainable experiences and over 330 rooms.
Thank you to the Classic Portfolio members, my team, photographer Scott Ramsay @love_wild_africa and graphic designer Jason Forbes @gbr_agency for making this possible.

The books are being sold for US$50, plus packing and postage.
We have distribution from Cape Town, Denver, London and Buenos Aires. They are perfect as gifts for your clients.
PLEASE NOTE all travel interest generated from the book is passed back to our preferred trade partners.

2020 RATES

All 2020 rates have been completed. Download them here for your convenience, or head to our AGENTS AREA for more images, documents and videos.

Thank you for your continued support.
Warmest regards

Suzanne Bayly-Coupe
Classic Portfolio
Sustainable Africa


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