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Jul 30, 2021

Travel to South Africa with Children | Immigration | Documents | PCR

Update July 2021 - UBC Requirements, PCR tests and masks - Travel to South Africa with Children - important updated information

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Jul 30, 2021

South Africa Health Facts | Travel Health | Vaccinations | Malaria

Our South Africa Health Facts includes info and resources on recommended vaccinations, covid-19 and malaria in South Africa.

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Jul 12, 2021

Cape Town School Calendar | School Holidays 2021 and 2022 | Schooling

Cape Town School Calendar: Schools will remain closed until 26 July 2021. More about school terms and holidays of Cape Town public schools and private schools

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Mar 14, 2020

Events in March 2020 | Cape Town Events | Whats On in Cape Town 2020

Find here the best events in March 2020 on our updated events calendar with links to organisers

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Mar 14, 2020

World Travel Market Africa | Travel Expo 2020 postponed!

Postponed! World Travel Market Africa will NOT take place from 6 - 8 April 2020 at the CTICC

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Mar 10, 2020

Converting Foreign Drivers Licences | Driving | Cape Town South Africa

How to convert foreign drivers licences in Cape Town. We tell you who needs to do it, where to convert foreign license in South Africa and how it's done.

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Feb 25, 2020

Cape Town Kids Activities | March Holidays 2020 | School Holidays

Expat Guide to Cape Town kids activities and March school holiday events. Kids holiday camps and workshops for the upcoming Cape Town school holidays

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Jan 22, 2020

Events in February | Cape Town | Whats on in Cape Town | February 2020

There are so many exciting events in February in Cape Town in 2020 that are worth checking out, simply join any of these wonderful concerts and festivals...

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Jan 21, 2020

Cape Wine Festivals 2020: Harvest Festivals in the Cape Winelands 2020

Read about the upcoming Cape Wine Festivals in 2020. With links to the wineries and festival organizers.

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Jan 15, 2020

Languages of South Africa | Official Languages | South African Slang

Read about the 11 official languages of South Africa, the language use, South African slang and interesting South African language facts

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Jan 14, 2020

Languages in Cape Town | Language Schools | Languages in Schools

All about Languages in Cape Town and learning languages in the Mother City and information on languages in Cape Town schools

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Dec 20, 2019

Christmas Markets in Cape Town 2019 | Night Markets | Christmas Events

The Christmas Markets in Cape Town offer a relaxed atmosphere to do your Christmas shopping and mingle with locals in the Mother City in 2019

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Dec 18, 2019

Cape Town Car Rental | Car Rental Companies | Car Hire | Cape Town

Find out about the best Cape Town car rental companies and read our top car rental tips.

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Dec 02, 2019

Events in December 2019 | ExpatCapeTown Guide | What to do and see?

There are lots of great events in December 2019. Read where to find them in our Cape Town guide with information and links to the event organizers

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Nov 25, 2019

Business Associations in South Africa | ExpatCapeTown | Business Guide

Updated Listing of Business Associations in South Africa with Useful Links and Further Resources in ExpatCapeTowns Business Guide

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