Visa and Flights
For Scandinavian and many European Citizens the visa is free and is issued when entering the country but always check with the South African Embassy in your country well ahead of time of your travel.
- Investigate the bonus systems different Flight companies offers.
- During peak season, November - February, flights early get fully booked so if you plan to fly during this time make sure you book well ahead of time.
Most flights to
South Africafrom Europegoes via:
(British Airways) London
Frankfurt(Lufthansa and South African Airways)
You get several flight companies offering domestic flights. You can book either through a travel agency or over the internet. You might want to look into the cheaper options such as Mango, Khulula.com or Air one even though their services are not as comprehensive as those of British Airways or South African Airways.
Before leaving South Africa you can claim back VAT on items you bought and are taking with you. For more information look here.