Our Credentials

We are a fully licensed travel agency and member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Association of South African Travel Agents (ASATA) with a Level 2 B-BBEE Contributor status.

XL Turners Travel is a founding member and shareholder of the XL Travel Group which is a leading travel consortium with a membership base of 150 travel agencies spread across Southern Africa.

With annual sales in excess of R2.5 billion the XL Travel Group plays a leading role within the South African Travel and Tourism Industry. This strong position gives us the ability to negotiate favourable pricing and benefits with major suppliers within the airline, hotel, car rental, inbound, and tour operating industries.

International Travel Partnership

XL Turners Travel is a full member of the global travel group, I.T.P., and their sole representative in Southern Africa.

ITP is one of the world’s fastest growing networked alliances of independent travel agencies with a strong multinational portfolio of business travel clients.

It offers a network of leading travel agencies working together around the world to provide clients with more opportunities and better quality business travel services on a global basis.

International Association for Travel Agencies

The International Air Transport Association is the Trade Association for the world’s airlines representing 265 airlines or 83% of the total air traffic. The Association supports many areas of aviation activity and helps formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.

XL Turners Travel is one of seven companies of The Turner Group which has a combined annual turnover in excess of R10 billion.

The Group’s origins date back to 1896 when David Turner started the business as a Customs Clearing Agent at the newly established Port of Durban.

Over the past 123 years Turners Shipping has grown and diversified, and the Group has developed to include a strong travel component.

Association of South African Travel Agents

Established in 1956 the association of Southern African Travel Agents is a representative forum that aims to promote professional service in the travel industry for both members and their clients.

ISO Rating

XL Turners Travel is the first travel agency to be ISO 9001:2015 accredited in South Africa. This means that we have a certification by an International Standards Organisation for globally recognised quality management systems and operational processes.

XL Turners travel is a 51% black-owned QSE Level 2 B-BBEE contributor, qualifying as an Empowering Supplier.