Boland Travel specializes in Corporate Travel Management and our dominant position locally reflects our strength and service. Our 11 staff members are well educated, knowledgeable and experienced and together we believe in providing premium levels of service excellence. The best reference is a satisfied customer.
Our agency is situated in Paarl in the heart of the Winelands and was established in 1984. The Company is managed by Marianne Strydom who has been with the Company since 1998. In 2011 a satellite office was opened in Vredendal.
Boland Travel is a shareholder in the XL Travel Consortium, one of South Africa’s most dynamic Travel Consortiums. Each agency within the Consortium is owner-managed and owner-driven. This ensures a focus on quality service, product and price. The Consortium enables strength in buying power and negotiations with operators in air, accommodation, car, tour operator and other related industries, which is passed on to our Client Base.
Products and Services:
- Flights, Car Rental, Accommodation
- Agricultural Tours
- Groups and Incentives
- Conferencing and Team Building Events
- Fully inclusive and tailor-made tour packages
- Passports and Visas Assistance
- Foreign Exchange
- Travel Insurance
- Airport Parking, Transfers, Door-to-door and Chauffeur Drive
What we offer:
- A Corporate Online Booking Tool giving you total control over your travel spend, easy access and reduced fees
- Corporate Rates with Airlines and industry partners offered to Boland Travel passed to our Client Base
- Two after-hours emergency numbers available 24 hours per day: 083 225 3383 / 083 631 4437
- A dedicated consultant to your account
- Advanced technology and software enabling best service delivery – travel made easy!
- Consultants undergo continuous training to ensure that they are updated and equipped to handle all accounts effectively and to the maximum benefit of the Client
- Document delivery to clients in Paarl area – a local courier service is available for outlying areas if needed
- Credit Card Reconciliation and reporting customized to your needs – one consolidated account
The benefits of using Boland Travel as your Travel Management Company of choice.
Boland Travel is a member of the XL Travel Group / Consortium
XL Travel is a leading travel consortium with a membership base of 163 prominent travel agencies spread across South Africa. The Consortium enables strength in buying power and negotiations with operators in air,
accommodation, car, tour operator and other related industries, which we can provide to our client.
Benefits of Corporate Fares for airlines negotiated by the XL Group / Boland Travel Paarl.
- You qualify for a discount on published fares in specific booking classes.
- No Change-Fee (SAA or BA Comair fee) in specific booking classes (varies depending on the airline) – only charges when a ticket is upgraded
- In certain classes you qualify for a refund without a charge – only administration fee is payable
- We can waitlist you for a specific flight
- No need to show a credit card at the airport for airline reservations – when booked online a credit card needs to be presented at the check-in counter.
- Benefits of Corporate Fares for accommodation negotiated by the XL Group / Boland Travel Paarl
Benefits of Corporate Fares for accommodation negotiated by the XL Group / Boland Travel Paarl.
- Boland Travel has an extensive database of hotels and guest houses
- On an international level, we have a very sophisticated system which allows us to streamline the search for accommodation
- Regular hotel inspections enable us to give you more specific information on your requirements
What we offer you:
- We can save you time and money
- We have access to systems that incorporates most airlines and can give you the best available options in a shorter period of time.
- Your unused tickets can be managed and where possible be used again for future travel.
- Searching for the right options online takes time and time is money.
- We provide invaluable service
- We will provide you with visa information, health requirements, make sure you have sufficient connecting time and provide you with a complete service offering.
- We have insider-info into the industry
- Through regular training, workshops and direct exposure to the suppliers, we have first-hand information to better understand and know what should be best for the Traveller
- We handle all aspects of your travel arrangements
- Flights, tours, cruising, car rental, accommodation, transfers, travel insurances, forex and many more.
- We have an emergency contact number
- We are available 24/7 and can be contacted at any time while you are away on your business trip or holiday.
- Management reports can be customized to your needs to assist in financial reporting and planning
- Our experienced and knowledgeable consultants
- No amount of web-surfing can make up for years of experience and know-how – travel is what we do and specialize in.
- Deals with airlines and tour operators
- Exclusive deals with Airlines and Tour Operators ensure that you get the right travel solution at the best possible prices and benefits to you.
- We have access to product options and packages not available on the internet
- We can tailor-make a package to suit your requirements and your budget
- Corporate Online Booking Tool
Online booking engines and Travel Agents charge service fees
We are totally transparent in the fees we charge
When problems arise, it is much easier to deal with your dedicated consultant than dealing with the customer care department of a booking-engine or online system or airline attendants
We are a 1stop shop and all your travel can be consolidated into one account
We commit to saving your company unnecessary travel expenditure at every opportunity. Your business is of great value and importance to us and we depend on our rep