Tailor-made South Africa Holidays
South Africa Travel Advice and Ideas
More About South Africa
Capital city: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein
Currency: South African rand
Language: Afrikaans, English
Flight time: London to Cape Town flight time is 11 hours 30 minutes.
Visas: British Citizens do not require a visa for leisure or business visits up to 90 days.
Vaccinations: Make sure your boosters are up to date – particularly Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio – and we also recommend the Hepatitis A vaccination. Book your vaccinations at our in-store Travel Clinic.
Top 3 Things to Do in South Africa
- Go on safari in Kruger National Park
- See Cape Town at sunset from atop Table Mountain
- Drive the Garden Route
When to Go to South Africa
The weather varies considerably dependant on where you are in South Africa, and the country also experiences a long summer and winter, and a brief spring and autumn. Choose your timings based on what you want to do – whether that be lazing on beaches, drinking in the vineyards, safari, or hiking – as it’s always a good time to visit somewhere in South Africa. For more advice see our seasonal guide on when to go to South Africa.
Why Book Your South Africa Holiday with Flight Centre
We know South Africa: Many of our Travel Experts have either visited, lived in or are from South Africa, and can easily craft a tailor-made trip to suit your needs and budget.
Local knowledge: Flight Centre has stores located throughout South Africa, giving us access to local insider knowledge and up-to-the-minute travel information.
Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.
Travel Butler and 24/7 Emergency Assistance service: When you book a holiday to South Africa from our range of tailor-made Journeys, you’ll also enjoy access to our inclusive Travel Butler concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance services.