Treat yourself to a Cape Town summer – it’s been a tough year!

When Big 7 Travel asked their audience earlier this year for their top post-lockdown destinations, travellers put remote islands, peaceful country breaks and tropical paradise beaches at the top of their lists.

With two out of the three, it’s no surprise that Cape Town found itself at number 36 on the list.

The Mother City was also on a couple of other coveted lists recently, so here are another six reasons why Cape Town should be your number one post-lockdown holiday destination too.

Read more Treat yourself to a Cape Town summer – it’s been a tough year!

COVID-19: An update on SA immigration and travel rules


COVID-19: An update on SA immigration and travel rules

 

There have been many developments over the recent weeks when it comes to immigration and travel rules. With the move to level 1, there was a welcomed easing of restrictions. The aim was to open up the tourism industry and to promote trade in order to stimulate South Africa’s economy.

With the above in mind, we’ve been flooded with multiple announcements from the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), as well as the Department of International Relations & Cooperation (DIRCO).  This, together with all the articles in the news, has left many confused as to what one can and cannot do. Read more COVID-19: An update on SA immigration and travel rules

Moving to South Africa with your family: Your 9-point guide

A guide on moving to South Africa as a family

 

The decision has been made to move to South Africa and everyone in the family is excited for the journey ahead! Not so fast though, we recommend reading some of the guidance below regarding relocation to South Africa.

Why? Because immigrating to another country can be some of the most exciting times, yet one of the most overwhelming.

Below we give some guidance and tips on how to reduce the stress when it comes to the relocation journey ahead. Read more Moving to South Africa with your family: Your 9-point guide

The ins and outs of importing personal goods into South Africa

Importing personal goods into South Africa

 

Importing personal goods into South Africa is subject to a host of rules and regulations, as is to be expected. This is standard practice all around the world when moving goods from one country to another.

But we’ve simplified matters for you by summarising all the important information in one place. Simply continue reading to learn what’s allowed and what’s not and which forms are required. Read more The ins and outs of importing personal goods into South Africa

Work Endorsements for Spousal and Life Partner Visas

living and working in south africa

 

There are all kinds of different visas to consider when relocating to South Africa and it can be overwhelming. This is especially true for foreign spouses or life partners of South Africans looking at the prospect of living and working in South Africa.

It’s vital that you understand the appropriate visa options available to you. And, to ensure that you possess the correct visa with the correct conditions. We’d hate for you to be negatively affected when it comes to the ability to stay in SA with your South African spouse or life partner. Read more Work Endorsements for Spousal and Life Partner Visas

Spousal Visa South Africa – To join your SA spouse in South Africa


spousal visa south africa

 

The South African Department of Home Affairs enable the foreign spouses of South Africans to join their husband or wife in South Africa by means of a spousal visa. This is not to be confused with an accompanying spouse visa! These are two separate visas with two different purposes.

But if it is a spousal visa you have to apply for, continue reading for a detailed look at the requirements and the application process. Read more Spousal Visa South Africa – To join your SA spouse in South Africa