Wide shot of the Aegean sea coast with blue transparent water, greenery around, pamorama view from the drone, Greece

“Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

– Gustave Flaubert

About Us

Murex Travel was set up in March 2018 in Mossel Bay, and ever since it has maintained incoming and outgoing tourist services as its core business. As a previous employee from the XL Group the owner have served more than a thousand tourists from different countries including South Africa, America & Europe. It was the owners love and passion for travel that have given him the inspiration to start Murex Travel that is part of the XL Group.

The owner have more then 14 years experience in Tourism. He completed his training in Cape Town at a International Travel Agency in 2009. He have first hand experience after his visits to Germany, Thailand, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zanzibar & Dubai.

In 2019 Murex Travel secured it’s first 3 year contract with a Government Department to deal with local travel between the provinces. In August 2021 Murex Travel was reward another Corporate contract for 3 years in the Northern Cape.

In November 2021 after the epidemic the demand for travel have increased significantly. At that moment Charmaine Hansen have joined Murex Travel to help with the daily travel demand. She focused on Domestic Travel. Government, Corporate  and Local MSC Cruises. She have extensive experience in Cruising.

Today Murex Travel is delivering travel services local and International.


Our Mission is to provide extraordinary travel planning experience to all our customers. We strive to deliver the best service 24/7 no matter where our clients are. We are a one stop shop for every travel arrangements needed.

• Efficiency
• Flexibility
• Quality service with Personal Touch.

We’re committed to offer competitive value for money products and high level services in order to achieve total client satisfaction.


Keeping our vision, “value for money & client satisfaction” as a compass, Murex Travel strives to deliver the best possible reliable service to our valued customers. As part of the XL Group we have a huge network to our advantage to offer very competitive prices and expanded network. Our Vision is to see that every client dreams get fulfil and have an experience of a lifetime, to bring back memories who they can share with their loved ones. To our corporate companies our vision is to see that we assist them in every possible way and safe the cost where we can. Our Professional service is to, assist, maintain and to deliver sufficient professional service.


The XL Travel Group is a leading travel consortium with a membership base of 150 prominent travel agencies spread across Southern Africa.

Due to its size and influence (annual sales exceeding R2.5 billion –USD 200 million) the XL Travel Group plays a pivotal and prominent role within the South African Travel and Tourism Industry, having the ability to maximise procurement benefits with major suppliers within the airline, hotel, car rental, inbound, and tour operating industries.

Members of the XL Group are therefore able to extend a wide range of cost-saving benefits to their clientele through some 900 highly trained travel counsellors.

The strength of the XL Travel Group lies in its diversity, entrepreneurial spirit of its owner-managed agencies and travel management companies. This expertise ensures that the Group’s procurement benefits, integrated with the entrepreneurial flair of its owner managed operations, provides both the leisure and corporate clients with the very best in service delivery and price.

The need to diversify and specialise in a changing environment is reflected in many agencies becoming specialists in travel management, cruising, destination and leisure travel, event management, trade fairs and conferencing. The group also has specialist agencies in inbound travel.
The diversity of the XL membership incorporates several of South Africa’s largest and most respected leisure and travel management agencies.


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