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GENERAL INFORMATION FOR VISITORS TO SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is a wonderful country with a wide diversity of cultures, a rich history and magnificent natural beauty.

Below are a few points to keep in mind when traveling in South Africa:

  1. For more information please visit the following link: https://www.southafrica.net/za/en/
  2. For more information on the weather and climate please visit the following link: http://www.weathersa.co.za/
  3. Electricity supply is at 240 V and 50 Hz (http://www.kropla.com/electric2.htm).
  4. VAT is charged at 15% on all purchases except fresh fruit and vegetables and a few basic items.
  5. Tips at restaurants is generally 10% of the bill