Six Time Winner of the World Travel Awards Leading Luxury Tour Operator for South Africa

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Travel Affiliations

Travel Smart Crew
Travel Smart Crew was set up to enable small- and medium-sized independent wholesale tour operators to compete against larger operators by utilising the strength of their combined buying power. Travel   Smart Crew ensures that businesses can retain their ‘personality’ in terms of branding, management style and entrepreneurial skills while being able to reduce operating costs and increase opportunities for profit.
Tourism Cape Town and Western Cape
Representing the greater Cape Town area, Cape Town Tourism is responsible for providing visitors to the region with both information and assistance. They manage tourism services through information centres located throughout the city designed to increase the quality of the Cape Town visitor’s experience visitors. A member-based organisation, Cape Town Tourism promotes the interests of their members across all spheres of tourism activity.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) serves the global airline industry, one of the most dynamic in the world, by educating, representing, supporting and leading both industry decision makers and the public. A primary aim is to increase awareness of the benefits aviation offers to nations and the global economy; enhance the passenger travel experience; as well as simplifying processes for airlines.
The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is the world’s largest association of travel professionals. Giltedge Travel is a member of this prestigious organisation whose mission is to effectively support the travel industry through representation, the sharing of knowledge and increasing professionalism. The association’s members adhere to a strict ethical code that forms the basis of a stable and trusted platform for travellers from around the globe.
Travellers can feel secure using Giltedge’s services as they are backed by a SATSA bond. This bond guarantees that its members that are in good standing have a financial guarantee to cover monetary deposits, which are paid over in advance for travel services. The Giltedge Travel membership number is 1086.
Safari & Tourism Insurance Brokers (SATIB) are a leading tourism insurance and risk management service company operating in Southern Africa. Giltedge Travel is a member of this reputable organisation that has been serving the tourism, hospitality and wildlife industries in the region for more than 25 years. Giltedge Travel holds R5,000,000.00 public liability insurance with SATIB.
Giltedge Travel is associated with the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) who represent the golf tourism industry on a global level. There are more than 1556 accredited golf tour operators, hotels, golf resorts and courses, destination management service companies, airlines, tourist boards, business partners and media associated with this global organisation; it was established in 1997. It has memberships in 82 countries and includes 375 specialist golf tour operators in more than 50 countries.
The South African Golf Tourism Association (SAGTA) is a non-profit organisation comprised of professional members. Endorsed by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO), SAGTA’s mission is to increase the revenues of its national and international members through the promotion of golf tourism in South Africa. The association also represents the industry on official tourism and golf bodies and aims, with the support of SA Tourism and IAGTO’s expertise, to maintain a sustainable and united golf tourism industry in the country.
Best African Safari Tours ZICASSO
Zicasso partners with the top 10% travel specialists, of which Giltedge Travel is one.  Their partners are truly experts in certain destinations and amongst the best of the best in the industry.  Discerning travellers visit Zicasso to get their vacations planned by experts. Zicasso work very closely with their partners to ensure mutual success.
Giltedge Travel Insurance through Travelex TRAVELEX
Protect your travel investment with Giltedge and receive emergency travel assistance with our partner Travelex Travel Insurance.
PURE Life Experiences PURE
We're a fully fledged member of the PURE community, joining other global leaders in high-end, experiential travel.