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Welcome to Royal Africa's FAQ page! We've compiled some helpful information to make your trip to South Africa a smooth and enjoyable experience.

  • What should I bring with me on my trip to South Africa?
    It's important to pack for the weather and activities you have planned. South Africa experiences warm summers and cool winters, so pack accordingly. If you're planning to go on safari, be sure to bring comfortable, neutral-colored clothing and sturdy walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses, and swimwear are also essential.
  • Will my cellphone work in South Africa?
    Yes, South Africa has good cellphone coverage in most areas. However, roaming charges can be expensive, so we recommend purchasing a local SIM card upon arrival. SIM cards are readily available at airports and major shopping centres.
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip to South Africa?
    Yes, we highly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover any unforeseen medical or travel-related issues. It's also important to ensure that your policy covers any activities you plan to do, such as safari or adventure sports.
  • What do I need to organize for my trip to South Africa?
    Before you embark on your trip to South Africa, there are a few important things you'll need to organize: Firstly, ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months after your planned departure date. You may also need to obtain a visa depending on your country of origin. It's best to check with your local South African embassy or consulate to confirm visa requirements. Secondly, book your flights in advance to ensure availability and to secure the best rates. Lastly, make sure to inform your bank and credit card company of your travel plans to avoid any issues with card usage while abroad. By organizing these important aspects of your trip beforehand, you can ensure a stress-free and enjoyable experience in South Africa.
  • What is the kashrus standard of the trip?
    All our food falls under the hechsher of the South African Kashrus Department. Our meat is all Mehadrin Commission (Chabad Shechitah), and all dairy is Chalav Yisrael.
  • Does Royal Africa do personalized tours?
    Absolutely. Whether you are travelling for a family simcha, or a special occasion, we can curate a trip just for your needs.
  • Do we need to organize any travel arrangements?
    Besides travel to and from South Africa, we will arrange all necessary travel that falls within the trip's dates.
  • What is included in the price of the trip?
    For a list of the inclusions and exclusions of the trip, and to view our T's & C's, please click here.

We hope this FAQ page has been helpful in preparing for your trip to South Africa. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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