We are passionate about travel and tourism, specifically in Africa. Our team has years of experience in the travel industry and we want others to get out and enjoy Africa as much as we do. We are not a team who have only read or heard about the places we are selling, we have experienced them first-hand, which means that we really know what we are offering you. We strive to bring you the best deals as they happen in one place with an easy-to-use, and easy-to-search website. Our deals are updated as they happen with all the information you require to make a booking that suits your preference and pocket. We do not outsource our booking team and prefer to keep our service personal with a dedicated team of travel professionals to guide you along your booking journey. We strive to be:
- Friendly and helpful
- Quick and efficient
- Experts at what we do
- Destination specialists
Our destinations and specials are hand- picked offering the best available price, how much time you have to book as well as what is included and excluded in the price. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us and our friendly team will get back to you as soon as possible.
Meet the Team
Robert Bernatzeder – CEO
As an avid traveller and an enthusiastic entrepreneur, Robert is never short of a new idea. He has a ceaseless quest to explore Africa. With a Degree in marketing from IMM, Robert uses his knowledge to ensure the smooth running of Specials4Africa.
When not in Cape Town, Rob can usually be found on a road- trip in trusty Fortuner with a trailer in tow, onto his next adventure. For Rob going to work in the morning is probably his favourite pastime.
Harry Gavin Reynolds – COO
Harry Gavin Reynolds joined the business on 01 June 2017 as Chief Operating Officer. Gavin holds an Executive MBA from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.
He has extensive experience in the travel industry and he has worked for Tourvest, the largest travel company in Southern Africa, for over 16 years. During this time he has held various positions in finance, executive management and business troubleshooting. Gavin is married to Keira Powers and lives in Cape Town.
Veronika – Product Manager
Veronika is an experienced travel consultant and has specialised in many areas within southern Africa. She grew up on a farm in Namibia and was exposed to the travel industry from a very young age.
She has a degree in Public Relations, Communications and Media and is a qualified tour guide for Cape Town and surrounds. When not helping clients book magic holidays, she explores Cape Town’s markets, hikes or finds new ways to spoil her pets.
Quina – Travel Consultant
Quina was born in Namibia and grew up in Potchefstroom, North West Province. As a travel consultant at Specials4Africa, she is always eager to go the extra mile to make someone’s holiday fantastic. She only believes in treating others the way you would want to be treated and is our resident smile in the office.
Quina is currently studying Tourism in her spare time. She loves Africa for its incredible weather and near-perfect view wherever you go. Her favourite place is the Pilanesberg National Park for its tranquillity and ease of access. At home she enjoys spending time with her animals, drawing or even going to the beach.
Marion – Travel Consultant
Originally from White River in Mpumalanga, Marion was very lucky to spend her younger years enjoying farm life and visiting the Kruger National Park, it was there that she developed a love for the bush and bird watching in particular.
When she was a teenager her family moved to Cape Town where it took her a while to adjust to city life, but luckily in Cape Town, an escape to nature is never too far away. She’s been lucky enough to travel extensively throughout South Africa and she is always excited to help promote the best reserves and lodges that we have to offer. When not working she enjoys relaxing with friends and family, bird watching and one of her favourite weekend activities – exploring the winelands.
Megan – Travel Consultant
Megan was born and raised in Cape Town and has always loved wildlife and travel. She has worked most of her career in hospitality in and around Cape Town as well as in the United States. She now works for Specials4Africa. Her biggest passion in life is to travel the world and to help other people do the same.
Her heart belongs to Africa and wants to make as many tourists as she can fall in love with our beautiful views and sounds of the African bush. Megan says that going into the bush is where you will meet the most amazing people with the best stories. In her spare time she likes to run and spend time with family, as those are the most important people in your life.
Tamsyn – Travel Consultant
Born and bred in Cape Town, Tamsyn has a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Tourism and Geography. She is an adventurous person and loves the outdoors. She refers to herself as a bit of an adrenalin junkie and a proud Manchester United supporter!
She loves meeting new people and socialising and has a passion for travel and helping the community do better.
Meghan – Social Media
Inspired by the overlapping stamps in her mom’s passport, Meghan knew from an early age that travel was destined to play a significant role in her life.
With a passion to explore, she spent a year abroad soaking up the diverse cultures of Europe and retracing her family steps in Ireland. On returning to SA Meghan successfully completed her Degree in Writing, Politics and Radio Production at UCT and went on to join some of the country’s top travel and lifestyle magazine titles.
Robyn – Accountant
Robyn was born in Cape Town and grew up in the Southern Suburbs where she studied her National Higher Certificate and National Diploma in Accounting. She recently graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting Science through UNISA. Her passion for accounting was inherited from her Grandfather who practised as a Chartered Accountant. Robyn has spent the past 7 years working in the Tourism industry, in accounts and following in her Grandfather’s footsteps.
In her spare time Robyn enjoys interior decorating and home renovations. On lazy Sunday afternoon you are sure to find Robyn curled up on the couch with cup of coffee, her cat and really good book.
Lyn – Administration
Lyn was born and raised in Durban and later moved to Cape Town with her family. Having spent most of her career in the Finance and Motor Industries, the Tourism Industry is completely new and exciting to her. Her passion for numbers has meant that a great deal of her career has been spent in accounting.
In her spare time she loves everything outdoors, from hiking to camping and even rock climbing. If she’s not outdoors enjoying the environment, she’ll be indoors organizing the next exciting adventure.