South Africa Travel Information

South Africa International Dialing Code:

+27 followed by area code and phone number

Money and Duty-Free:

  • Banking Hours:
    • Most banks are open Monday to Friday, 9 am – 3:30 pm and Saturdays 9 am – 11 am.
    • Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) are available in most areas.
  • Currency: South African Rand (symbol R)
  • Click here for further information

Time Zone:

  • GMT + 2 hours
  • Click here for the current time.


Click here for health information on South Africa.

VISA and Passport Requirements:

Click here for visa and passport requirements for Botswana.


Click here for current and forecasted Botswana weather.

Other useful links
Western Cape Map
Kruger National Park Map
South African Destinations