Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding travel to South Africa. Do I need vaccinations? What are the voltage requirements? What should I pack? And many others.

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Tape Measure

South Africa adheres to the metric system. Road distances are measured in kilometers, petrol in liters and solid food in grams.

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Cape Town Clock Tower

South Africa is in the Central Africa Time Zone (CAT). In fall and winter it is 7 hours ahead of the Eastern Standard Time and spring and Summer 6 hours ahead. Hence in October departing from New York or Atlanta the EST is – 6 hours behind South Africa.

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