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Blue Route Safety Protocols

Posted: 3rd April 2020

These are very scary times for all South Africans and Blue Route has your best interests in mind! Kindly note that our Checkers, Woolworths, Dis-Chem, Clicks and Absolute Pets are still open and are well stocked. The stores are restricting the number of people allowed in the store at a time and have implemented social […]

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Easter on Lockdown!

Posted: 3rd April 2020

It seems strange that we are all bundled up at home this Easter, but these are very scary times for our nation and we are determined to still have a fun, delicious and entertaining holiday for the whole family – right at home!  Note that our Woolworths Food, Checkers , Dis-Chem and Clicks are still […]

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Lockdown DIYs for Entertaining Kids!

Posted: 2nd April 2020

Parents are particularly stressed at the moment! Working from home with little kids to entertain (and no nannies in sight) is a huge challenge. No more quick trips to the park, playdates or family outings, either! We’ve rounded up a few ideas for you to help you keep the little ones occupied in the upcoming […]

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The Blood Donation Centre

the western cape blood service assures blood donors that donating blood is safe

Posted: 30th March 2020

The Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) would like to assure donors that donating blood is safe. There is currently no reason to suspect that COVID-19 can be transmitted through blood transfusion. This is based on the fact that respiratory viruses, in general, are not known to be transmitted by blood transfusion, and there have been […]

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Summer Loving, happened so fast

Posted: 4th March 2020

Summer might be behind us, but the first school holiday of 2020 is upon us. For most Cape Town schools, the holidays are from 20 – 31 March. And then Easter is from 9 – 13 April, so we have loads of holiday planning to do! We checked in with our Flight Centre branch to […]

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Summer Loving, had me a blast!

Posted: 28th February 2020

We’re not quite ready to let go of summer yet! Although we’re officially in Autumn now, we still want to soak up the last of the sunshine days with cute dresses, beach trips and loads of outdoor entertaining and balmy evenings at home. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite ideas and products from various […]

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Matric Dance Bumper Post

Posted: 17th February 2020

For most girls, we only ever get two big occasions where we can dress up and go all out with styled hair, perfect make-up, sparkly shoes and of course a gorgeous dress. Their wedding day, and their Matric Dance! We’ve gone through our mall and found loads of ideas for you to make your Matric […]

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Romantic gifts for him and her!

Posted: 7th February 2020

Valentine’s Day is such a romantic and perfect day to celebrate the love of your life! We’ve got loads of ideas on what to get your valentine this year. For her: A firm favourite and popular choice is always flowers. You really can’t go wrong with a gorgeous bunch of fresh flowers – the more […]

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New year, new YOU!

Posted: 13th January 2020

Happy New Year to all our customers and readers! It’s a new year and a new decade, which is filling most of us with loads of inspiration! This is the most popular time for people to make new year’s resolutions and try and improve ourselves, our health and our habits for the better. Sticking to […]

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Back to School 2020

Posted: 13th January 2020

It’s a bittersweet moment when we send our kids back to school every year. Holidays with kids can be chaotic because entertaining little ones over the festive season is loads of hard work for parents! But as soon as they’re out the door and back in the classroom, most of us feel a bit weepy. […]

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The Perfect Gift Guide for Him and Her

Posted: 9th December 2019

We’ve been going through our stores and finding the best gift ideas for Him & Her this Christmas. Shopping for your partner, mother or father is always a daunting task and sometimes you can browse the mall for hours looking for something that they will love. Here are our favourite gift ideas for Him and […]

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The Ultimate Kids Gift Guide!

Posted: 9th December 2019

Christmas is all about the children! We have South Africa’s two biggest and most loved toy stores in our mall: Toy Kingdom and Toys R Us/Babies R Us! We’ve looked through Santa’s catalogue, and these are our TOP PICKS for your little ones this Christmas.  The top, timeless kids brands at the moment are Lego, […]

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Christmas Bumper Post!

Posted: 4th December 2019

We all love Christmas and we definitely love that it involves a LOT of eating! Impress your guest at this year’s Christmas dinner with this stunning Roast Lamb recipe by local foodie, Sam Linsell. You can find the full recipe here. INGREDIENTS 1 leg of lamb – 2 – 2.5kg 2T harissa paste Olive oil […]

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At the movies this week

Posted: 27th November 2019

Don’t miss the latest and new releases at the movies this week! We’ve created a post on our top picks for you to watch before they go off the big screen! Fisherman’s Friends (Based on a true story) A fast-living, cynical London music executive reluctantly heads to Cornwall on a colleague’s stag weekend where he’s […]

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8 Top Tips for Black Friday

Posted: 19th November 2019

We’re so excited about Black Friday and you should be too! It’s the perfect time to do your Christmas and festive shopping for the holidays. Our stores have been really busy putting their mystery Black Friday stock aside to bring you the very best deals. A quick reminder that our shopping hours on Black Friday […]

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Ultimate Christmas Shopping Guide

Posted: 15th November 2019

Shopping for men is often the hardest part! Ticking Dad / your partner off the list is probably the most daunting part of Christmas shopping. We’ve looked through our mall and found a few great ideas for you! Our Luggage and Leather stores have really gorgeous travel gear, from sporty backpacks to stylish laptop bags […]

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Black Friday Wish-List Shopping Guide

Posted: 8th November 2019

We have over 22 exciting fashion stores in our mall for you to choose from. From kids clothing to summer dresses and beach wear – make sure you’re first in line this Black Friday to get yourself and the whole family SUMMER ready! Here are a few of our favourite picks! Kindly note that stores […]

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Ban the bag with Blue Route Mall

Posted: 7th October 2019

How often do you purchase plastic bags for your shopping? Every time you visit a store? Once every now and then? Never? While they’re certainly convenient, plastic bags pose a significant threat to our environment, including considerable waste, excessive flooding due to clogging of drains and other areas, and substantial harm to our oceans and […]

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Rugby World Cup at Blue Route Mall

Posted: 1st October 2019

Rugby fever is here and we’re loving every second of it. To make it easier for you to plan around the games, we’ve put together this guide to get the MOST out of the 2019 Rugby World Cup! Our SA game against Italy kicks off today at 11:45, so you better be joining us at […]

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Trick or Treat!

Posted: 1st October 2019

Dressing up for Halloween is always really fun for kids, but quite stressful for parents! Often they need to dress up for school, trick-or-treat, parties or family get-togethers and it’s really hard to come up with easy, do-able ideas that are practical and affordable! Our King Cake Party Shop AND The Crazy Store have super […]

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The Best School Holiday Activities for Kids

Posted: 30th August 2019

Entertaining kids in the school holidays is T R I C K Y. Keeping kids occupied when they’re bouncing with energy (or worse: bored) is definitely challenging for most parents. We have your back, and we’ve researched the absolute best things to do with your kids! Keep this list handy for every holiday, because it […]

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The Best Cape Town Camping Spots

Posted: 30th August 2019

We’re so excited for the warmer weather, the outdoors and the flower season in the Cape. To celebrate, we thought we’d share our top 5 camping areas in and around Cape Town. It’s the best time of year to get outdoors and spend time with your family and loved ones. It isn’t too hot, it […]

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Yellow, Spring!

Posted: 5th August 2019

If you’re already looking forward to Spring (we know we are) then you definitely need to start getting your wardrobe ready. This Spring / Summer 2019’s favourite colour is YELLOW. And we mean every shade of yellow. From sunshine to canary, pastel yellow, mustard and even neon – you absolutely need to be seen in […]

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What kind of a foodie are you?

Posted: 5th August 2019

We all love food and definitely can’t live without it. We’ve looked to popular quiz site, BuzzFeed, and want to share their famous FOODIE QUIZ with you! Step 1: Take their quiz to find out who you really are when it comes to food: CLICK HERE. Are you a Fancy, Healthy, Normal or Junk Foodie? […]

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Trend Alert! Fake fur & leather

Posted: 18th July 2019

One of the biggest trends we’re seeing for Winter is the gorgeous fake fur & leather combo, as styled by one of our fashion icons: Kylie Jenner. Kylie wears a white Guess coat, leather leggings and lace-up boots. We love the colour-block black and white look, and we really love that this outfit will work […]

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we’re loving: Kids Fashion Winter Must-Haves

Posted: 21st June 2019

We are loving winter and especially the cute-overload of seeing kiddies dressed up in puffy jackets, boots and fluffy tops. We’ve looked around and gathered a few of our favourite winter items from our mall. We have so many stores to shop kids fashion, and right now is the perfect time to stock up for […]

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Blue Route Mall – the most entertaining place to be over the school holidays

Posted: 4th March 2019

If you’re looking for ways to keep the family entertained over the upcoming school holidays, look no further than Blue Route Mall – your one-stop entertainment destination with something for everyone to enjoy. For starters, kids can enjoy The Kids Shack open Tuesdays to Thursdays and Sundays 9:30am to 4:30pm and Fridays and Saturdays 9:30am […]

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Get your glitz on at your Matric Farewell!

Posted: 18th February 2019

Best part about being in your final year of high school? Matric Farewell of course! A chance to get dressed up, look your best, and leave school days behind once and for all! Of course, the evening itself is just half the fun – the other half is getting ready for the big event. So […]

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How good is your Valentine’s Day game?

Posted: 4th February 2019

The official day of love will soon be here again, and if you’re in a relationship (and want to stay that way), best you start making some plans for 14 February. Of course, finding the right gift for Valentine’s Day does depend on how skilled you are at the love game – but don’t worry, […]

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It’s time to take your December holidays to the next level!

Posted: 13th December 2018

December is here and so is chaos – putting up decorations, getting ready to go away, or spring cleaning the house before guests arrive… the to-do list is endless! And if you’re still shopping for gifts, finding the perfect present can be a complete nightmare. Luckily for you, at Blue Route Mall we’ve got everything […]

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Get the ultimate party look

Posted: 14th November 2018

The holiday season is almost here and you know what that means – parties, functions, events, and almost every outing you can think of! It also means you’ll want to look your best, but with so many other items on your to-do list, who’s got the time? Not to worry though – because with a […]

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Think outside the box this Christmas – technology & innovation

Posted: 1st November 2018

The holiday season is gaining on us, and before you know it, shopping centres will be packed with people on a mission to hunt down the perfect gifts for their loved ones. But what exactly is the perfect gift, and how do you give someone a present you know they’ll love, rather than one they’ll […]

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How to make your next first date delicious

Posted: 10th October 2018

First dates are usually a complete minefield for most of us – the nerves, the anxiety, wondering what to wear, deciding where to go. What’s more, with apps like Tinder and Bumble taking over the dating scene, often first dates are blind dates too, which can cause stress levels to skyrocket. No wonder most of […]

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