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From sophisticated cities and untouched beaches to wild nature, South Africa provides opportunities for languid days under the sun and unforgettable safaris.
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic direct from London Heathrow to Cape Town and Johannesburg. South African Airways from London Heathrow to Johannesburg.
Via Dubai with Emirates from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow.
Onward connecting flights with South African Airways and Comair to Durban and Port Elizabeth. South African Express and Comair to George. South African Express to Richards Bay. Airlink to Kruger Mpumalanga.
From London Heathrow to Cape Town: 11 hours, 25 minutes; Johannesburg: 10 hours, 50 minutes.
Onward connecting flights from Johannesburg to Durban: 1 hour, 10 minutes; Port Elizabeth: 1 hour, 40 minutes; George: 1 hour, 50 minutes; Richards Bay: 1 hour, 15 minutes and Kruger Mpumalanga: 50 minutes.
British Airways upgrades start from as little as £1,255 per person, each way.
Capital : Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial) and Cape Town (legislative).
Language : English, Afrikaans
Time Difference : +2 hours
Currency : Rand (exchange rate approx R 14.27 = £1)
Voltage : 220 volts
Foreign and Commonwealth and Visa Info: For up-to-date country information visit www.fco.gov.uk
South Africa Tourist Office: For resort information visit www.southafrica.net