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Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Website

This website contains information on all the public airports in South Africa. It includes up to the minute information on arrivals and departures and flight schedules.

Foreign Exchange Allowances

What is Foreign Exchange Allowance? The Reserve Bank controls and monitors all money that leaves and comes into the country. Part of this exchange control programme is that when you travel overseas, you can only exchange a certain amount of money for overseas currency. How much is the Foreign Exchange Allowance? The annual travel allowance is 1 million for adults and children over the age of 18. Children under the age of 18 are granted an annual allowance of R200 000 each.

SA Civil Aviation Authority Website

This website contains information on the CAA, which is charged with regulating, controlling and promoting aviation safety and security. It contains downloadable forms and applications, fee information, procedure manuals, legislation and regulations, statistics, licensing and examination information, aviation security information, accident and incident reports, airports information, information on aviation medicine, airworthiness information and directives, flight operations guidelines, AICs and the aircraft register.

South African visa requirements for overseas visitors

Are you planning to visit South Africa soon? Here's some helpful information before setting off on your travels.

Western Cape Nature Reserves

CapeNature is a public institution with the statutory responsibility for biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape. It is governed by the Western Cape Nature Conservation Board Act 15 of 1998 and mandated to: promote and ensure nature conservation; render services and provide facilities for research and training; and generate income.

Yellow fever certificates

Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. It’s called yellow fever because when the virus attacks the liver, the patient's skin and eyes turn yellow.  To prevent the spread of yellow fever, travellers entering and leaving countries affected by yellow fever need to be vaccinated against the virus. The risk of contracting yellow fever differs due to various factors, including the: