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Health and Safety - Tips and Trips, South Africa

 Health and Safety, Trips and Tips  Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA

Whether you choose to book your trip through an African travel operator or book all your arrangements yourself directly online, this Travel Guide will be a useful and informative research and planning aid. However, that said, we strongly recommend that you seek out the expert insights and services of a country-specific African travel specialist when making your travel arrangements. Travel in Africa can be complicated, frustrating and costly when things go wrong and can even be downright dangerous for the uninformed traveller.

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Cape Town Trip Planning:

Sample itinerary templates

Some examples of what is possible when you plan your own trip itinerary. Explore the Cape, plan a family adventure or a high adrenaline adventure experience and more.

Inspires possibilities and cuts time spent on planning trips from scratch! Each trip discussed is 4 days/5 nights in duration. Have a longer trip in mind? Build your own itinerary by combining or extending on these or a multitude of other possibilities.

Cape Town Trip Planning:

Climate and Seasons

Cape Town experiences a dry summer - wet winter Mediterranean-type climate. The four distinct seasons each offer a distinctly unique appeal to visitors.

An understanding of what each season offers and does not offer the visitor is crucial to getting the most out of your experience of this Fairest Cape.

Cape Town Trip Planning:

Before you leave home

We provide a check list of some of the important things to consider and take care of when planning your trip.

A dream vacation can become an unpleasant experience when things go wrong. Have a robust plan for dealing with unforseen outcomes. A reputable travel consultant is an indispensible resource in times of need.

Travel tips:

Useful stuff to know

Electric power outlets, tipping, international dialing codes, embassies, currency exchange and more.

Information you may want to know or need during your travels.

Health and Safety:

Essential stuff to know

This is mandatory reading for all visitors to Cape Town and to South Africa in general.

Please read this. South Africa's Cape Province is a wonderful destination, extremely popular with international visitors. Don't place yourself and your family in harm's way, which is a very real risk in some circumstances and locales within the Cape, the country and the African continent.

Responsible Touring:

Paying forward

As a tourist, you reasonably expect that the destination, services, value and overall experience will live up to your expectations. As a visitor, in your role as ambassador and guest, you also have obligations and can have a positive influence on sustainable tourism within the region.

Your experience and memories of your trip will be greatly enriched by taking time out to learn about the values, cultures and challenges within the regions that you travel. Tourism has a huge impact on environments and people. Take a conscious decision to help make this a positive impact.


South Africa Travel & Vacation Precautions

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South Africa - Vaccinations and Travel Tips:
Make the most of your time in South Africa. Consult with a Passport Health Travel Medicine Specialist to determine your strategy for staying well abroad. Call 1-888-499-PASS (7277) or click the link above to find the Passport Health clinic nearest you.

Cape Town Attractions

| Highlights of Cape Town | Bo-Kaap | Cape Town and Peninsula Beaches |
| Camps Bay | Clifton Beaches | Cape Peninsula Attractions | Castle of Good Hope |
| Groot Constantia Wine Estate | Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens |Robben Island |
| Table Mountain | V&A Waterfront | Winelands and Wine Routes |

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