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Plugs, sockets, adapters and the rest of the information you need to travel from Jamaica to South Africa on this page. If you want a report with other countries, restart the wizard to find electrical adapters for your trip here.
Your Jamaican electrical devices are made to use 110 Volts, but the South African grid provides 220 Volts, this is a substantial difference that requires you to take some additional steps in preparation for your trip:
On the positive side, nowadays many devices automatically adapt to the mains voltage and work perfectly, for example, cell phone chargers are often multi-voltage (but please check yours in particular). It is important to pay attention to the voltage of your device. By connecting the electronics to the wrong voltage, in the luckiest of cases, the device will break or temporarily stop working; but do not take this lightly in the worst case electrocution and fire are a real possibility.
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There are many travelers who have been to South Africa and are eager to return to this wonderful country. In social networks and blogs you will find all kinds of testimonials that will surely give you the definitive push to visit the south of Africa, but you can not be unaware and ignore some data. It is true that the crime rate in South African cities is high and that muggings, robberies and thefts sometimes happen. However, it is also true that the authorities are aware of this and that tourist areas are heavily guarded. In addition, a trip through the country does not only include big cities and all travelers agree that, outside of them, South Africa is a very quiet country.
Therefore, we can tell you that it is safe to travel to South Africa, but keeping some basic precautions that will make you enjoy your trip. Although traveling in the African country is not like traveling in Europe, do not become paranoid and be consistent.
Because we want you to love South Africa as much as we do, we want to give you some tips to plan your trip. Evaluate all the factors, visit areas where you feel comfortable and, above all, enjoy a country as great as this one.
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Due to its large number of ethnic groups, there are 11 official languages in South Africa. It is the country with the most official languages in the world. It also has many different religions practiced throughout the country.
A valid passport is required to enter the country for at least 30 days following the scheduled period of stay. In all cases a business or tourist visa is required and must be obtained from Mexico. There are no visa procedures at South African ports of entry.
Mexican consular services help resolve any problems travelers may encounter, including passport services. Once in South Africa, the contact information for the Mexican Embassy is as follows:
If you have any questions about traveling to South Africa or about the vaccinations you need for travel, schedule an appointment with your local Passport Health travel medicine clinic. Call us at or book online now to protect yourself.
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Feel the nature of an extraordinary country. These tours to South Africa that we present below, will make you explore in depth one of the most interesting countries in the world, in the easiest and most appropriate way to your needs. Of course, whichever tour you choose, we assure you that you will not regret having done it because in all of them, you will know the best of this country: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Kruger Park and much more. Do not miss it and travel to South Africa.
Get deep into South Africa on this 8-day tour. Admire the Big 5 in Pilanesberg Park, get to know Cape Town and Johannesburg and feel like a real explorer in a 4×4 safari.
Explore the incredible hidden corners of South Africa and Zambia. Visit the most emblematic places of the city of Johannesburg and enjoy an authentic safari in the Pilanesberg National Park.
Let yourself be seduced by South Africa. Walk the streets of Cape Town and Johannesburg, meet the Big Five of Africa in Kruger National Park and fall in love with the wild environment of this country.