Travelstart provides travellers with real-time access to thousands of flights from all carriers and serves two million monthly users in 16 countries. Travelstart has been in South Africa since 2006 and has offices in Cape Town, Dubai, Istanbul, Lagos, Cairo and Dar es Salaam.
Founded in 1999 in Sweden, Travelstart’s African businesses were spun off in 2010 to focus on the emerging market opportunity, where it has been growing profitably since and now has a 75% market share.
Travelstart addresses the complexities in the African travel market by directly accessing local supply, solving language and currency problems as well as the diverse plethora of payment methods. In addition to its first-class technology platform which meets the needs of travel bookers on mobile and desktop, Travelstart prides itself on delivering an exceptional service experience to its customers.
In the media
10th June 2019
Travelstart to acquire Club Travel Group
9th July 2019
VIDEO: Finding the travel opportunity in the Middle East
But entering the market includes its fair share of obstacles, as Ross Veitch of Wego and Stephan Ekbergh of Travelstart - two “pioneers in the Middle East” - know all too
6th July 2019
Travelstart supports Nigerian football fans with cheap flights to Cairo
Trust Travelstart to get you to the capital city of Egypt to cheer on the Nigerian Football Team, as they battle it out during the 32nd edition of the African Cup