Best time to visit
Best time to visit
Picking a best time to visit South Africa is not a task easily accomplished. After all, this is a country…
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Getting there
Getting there
Other than traffic from our neighbouring countries, which still mostly makes its way into South Africa by road, most travellers…
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South African visa requirements
South African visa requirements
Go straight to the horse's mouth for information on South African visa requirements, namely the Department of Home Affairs which…
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Customs
Customs
South African Customs regulations afford visitors to the country the opportunity to bring in certain goods without incurring duties and…
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Safety precautions
Safety precautions
Most parts of the South Africa can be safely visited by travellers, provided they take common sense safety precautions, much…
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Emergency services
Emergency services
ER24 is a private emergency service, comprising an ambulance service and a network of national hospitals. It operates a 24-hour…
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Getting around
Getting around
Travelling around South Africa is relatively easy by air, road and rail.
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A brief guide to South African languages
A brief guide to South African languages
To sketch some background, English and Afrikaans were the official languages spoken in South Africa until the change of political…
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Guides & interpreters
Guides & interpreters
Knowledgeable South African guides and interpreters represent a vital link between tourists and their experience of South African tourist attractions,…
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Food and drinking water in South Africa
Food and drinking water in South Africa
Drinking water in South Africa is quite safe when taken from the tap or faucet - in fact our tap…
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Electricity in South Africa
Electricity in South Africa
The supplier of South African electrictiy, Eskom, and government, have prioritised the extension of the South African electrical grid with…
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Elderly travellers
Elderly travellers
With medical advances, people enjoy longer life spans, with the result that the elderly now constitute a sizeable tourist market.…
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