Before

You Go

Forward planning is essential to any successful trip. Be prepared for all eventualities by considering the following points before you travel.

Passports and Visas

Citizens of the UK, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and most European Union countries can stay in South Africa visa-free for up to 90 days on production of a passport at the point of entry. The passport should be valid for at least 30 days after the proposed date of departure and must have at least one empty page to receive a temporary visitor’s permit. Those who do require a visa must buy one in advance at a South African embassy; check with South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs for details. Visas to enter Swaziland are ...

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