DSA Vacations (formerly Destination Southern Africa) was established in 2001 by Terry von Guilleaume – A South African now living in the United States. DSA specializes in tailor made vacations to both Southern and Eastern Africa and are headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with satellite offices in California, Toronto and North Carolina.
In 2009 DSA was appointed by FIFA as one of only three tour operators in the US to develop and sell travel packages for soccer fans visiting South Africa for the FIFA 2010 World Cup. Subsequently they were awarded the prestigious Ubuntu Award by South African Tourism for being the Top producing 2010 World Cup Tour Operator.
In 2011 DSA was appointed by South African Airways to operate it's vacation program – South African Airways Vacations which is highly regarded for its wide array of affordable luxury packages to Africa, and utilizes SAA’s extensive route network to create packages for travel throughout South Africa, Botswana, Victoria Falls, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania and the Indian Ocean Islands.
In 2012 DSA was once again recognized by South Africa Tourism with the Ubuntu Award for offering the "Best Value for Money Packages" to South Africa.
DSA's partner company in South Africa is Tour de Afrique, one of the most respected ground handlers for Southern and Eastern Africa. The partnership between two such great companies affords the visitor to Africa a one stop shop when it comes to traveling and exploring this magnificent continent.
We pride ourselves in our local knowledge of Africa and for our ability to demand the very best prices from our extensive network of direct suppliers. This together with our unique consultant knowledge, and access to a large variety of tours, hotels, lodges, flights and transport, DSA is geared to achieve our goal of ensuring you have a better African vacation than you ever imagined possible!