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Travel Insurance in South Africa

October 13, 2012 1 comment

We highly suggests having a journey cover policy that covers:
-> Termination and Curtailment
-> Decrease in and/or damage to luggage
-> Healthcare insurance
-> Decrease in money (cash), tourists cheques or personal belongings

If you are participating in sports than your journey cover protects this also. If you are bringing along expensive products such as jewelry or photo equipment, examine the value per item is covered by your journey cover. If the protection for these products is minimal you may wish to take out extra protection on these products.

Most tourists forget that insurance protection is an essential requirement while visiting any nation.Insurance for visiting in Southern African-american is a must and as essential as visiting any other nation. Travel insurance protection acts as additional security in the situation of unexpected scenarios like cancellation or interruption of departure date, lost or damaged baggage, journey setbacks, illness, accident, etc.

Important Point
-> Most medical centers in Southern African-american do not treat foreigners if they do not have proper insurance protection.
-> Look journey cover papers if they offer health protection in situation of an unpleasant incident in a international land.

 

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Traveling Documents Requirement in South Africa

October 10, 2012 Leave a comment

Travelling to South Africa – Visas
Its depand on the nationality of the passport. Before departure of tour, you are responsible for obtaining all the necessary visas prior. You should check the date of your travel with the validity of your visa/s.

Important Information About Visas

-> Entry visas will vary depending on your citizenship.
-> Visas are your responsibility. Check to ensure the dates are correct.
-> Failure to obtain all the necessary visa could cause you to miss part of your tour and could result in considerable expense and inconvenience to you.
-> Ensure that you have all necessary documentation before you arrive at the airport, as you could be denied boarding at the start of your journey.

Nationals from the following countries are not required to hold a visa and will be issued with a Visitors Permit upon arrival, valid for up to 90 days:

Andorra
Argentina
Chile
Czech Republic
Ecuador
Monaco
New Zealand
St Vincent & the Grenadines ……..

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Vaccinations Requirement information in South Africa

October 7, 2012 Leave a comment

Vaccinations & preventative medications in South Africa :  Before ready on your South Africa vacations tour, you must make yourself familiar with different diseases that are common in South Africa climatic conditions.It is strongly recommended you seek the advice of a travel doctor, who specialises in medicines for the travellers. The following vaccines and medications are recommended for travel to South Africa

-> Hepatitis A vaccine

-> Hepatitis B vaccine

-> Rabies vaccine, if you plan to spend a lot of time outdoors, especially in rural areas

-> Measles vaccine  – outbreaks are common – (single vaccine available to babies from 9-months old)

-> Typhoid vaccine, especially if travelling to areas outside major citie

Malaria prevention medicine, if you are travelling to a malaria risk area: Mpumalanga Province , North-eastern KwaZulu-Natal as far south as the Tugela River, Limpopo (Northern) Province, Kruger National Park etc

 

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Packing List for Winter Weather tour in South Africa

October 5, 2012 Leave a comment

-> Cold climate begins May to July

Packing Record for Winter period Weather (For Regular Tour)
Everyone has a personal choice of style preferences, choices, views, and designs with regards to what they want to put on and carry along. This specified list is not necessary but it will help you in packaging for your Southern African-american Vacation during the cold months months Season

-> Outfits Packing
1 rainproof jacket/small umbrella
1 or 2 shorts/skirts
2 or 3 couples of jeans
2 or 3 T-shirts
2 or 3 informal shirts
1 dense, heated coat , headscarf, safety gloves and heated winter hat
1 dense sweater
Underwear (lots)
Socks (lots)
Trousers
Dresses
1 set of sensible clothes (eg tie, blazer, coat or fit for nights out while on tour)

-> Shoes
Comfortable strolling footwear if it is possible then you carry water resistant shoes
Thongs/flipflops/sandals

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People & Languages in South Africa

October 3, 2012 Leave a comment

People & Languages in South Africa :

In South Africa there are 11 official languages spoken. English is the official language of business, politics, and the media. Most South Africans are multilingual and often mix languages together so you’ll hear IsiZulu, for example, peppered with English or Afrikaans phrases. Afrikaans, which has similarities to Dutch, is the first language of Afrikaners (South Africans of Dutch descent) and you will see many road markings written in both English and Afrikaans

List of 11 Offical languages that are spoken in South Africa

Afrikaans
English
IsiNdebele
IsiXhosa
IsiZulu
Sesotho sa Leboa
Sesotho
Setswana
siSwati
Tshivenda
Xitsonga

Besides the official languages, scores of others – African,…………..

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Some Fact About South Africa

October 1, 2012 Leave a comment

Southern African-american is a strange and amazing place, as well as owning some exclusive and amazing, scientific and geological features.

-> Area : 1 219 090 rectangle kilometres
-> Investment : Pretoria (administrative) , Cpe City (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)
-> Offical Forex : One rand (R) = 100 cents
-> Nationwide day : 27 Apr (Freedom day, birthday of the first non-racial elections, 1994)
-> Language: Zulu, British, Northern Sotho, Ndebele, Sesotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Venda, Tswana, Xhosa, Zulu. (eleven official)
-> Belief systems : Religious, Islamic, Hindu, Judaism and conventional religions
-> Significant Market : exploration, finance, insurance, food, tourism
-> Environment : Winter season weather is between May and September
Summer season months is Dec until March
-> People : 77% dark, 10% white, 8% combined competition, 2.5% Native indian or Oriental nice.
-> Internet domain: .za
-> Time Area : Two hours before GMT
-> When to Go:
Best a chance to see creatures is May – Sept.
Best a chance to check out Cpe City and European SA is Oct – March
Best a chance to check out the Northern and Southern SA, is May – Oct.
-> Power : The Southern Africa electricity provide is 220/230 v AC 50 HZ. Most connects are 15 amp 3-prong or 5 amp 2-prong, with circular hooks.

 

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