Visas and other
Applications for visas must be submitted to the
nearest / most convenient South African diplomatic
or consular representative abroad. It is always
safest to confirm visa requirements with the South
African Embassy in your country.
Telecommunications in SA
National and international calls can be made
from either fixed line or mobile phones.
|Pretoria area code
Currency and Banks in SA
The currency unit in South Africa is the Rand
(100 cents). Bank notes - R200, R100, R50, R20
& R10; coins nickel- R5, R2 & R1; coins
copper - 50c, 20c, 10c, 5c, 2c & 1c.
South African banks can accommodate all
international transactions, and most credit cards
are accepted. Foreign currency may be exchanged at
any Bureau de Change attached to the commercial
banks. There are a number of banks at the
Johannesburg International Airport. Branches of
the major banks are available throughout the
cities. Your hotel will be able to direct you to
the nearest branch.
It is summer in South Africa in February.
Daytime temperatures are in the upper twenties and
even in the lower thirties (degrees Celsius). Rain
can be expected on some days.
The Menlyn Park and Brooklyn Malls, which are
situated within Pretoria, provide a diverse range
of shops for a satisfying shopping expedition.
220V/250HZ electric supply. Most hotels have
110V plugs as well.
Useful Web links
- Home Page AFRILEX
- Travel to South Africa
- Pretoria Related;
- SA and Pretoria related info
- Pretoria related info
- travel SA
- South African Weather Bureau, Pretoria
- Travel SA
- South African Government online