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H
ere is a little bit of background information on South Africa, and our region which we thought you might find useful or interesting.

Languages
There are 11 official languages in South Africa. The three languages commonly used in Kwa Zulu Natal are English, Afrikaans and Zulu.

Climate
Kwa Zulu Natal is known for its subtropical climate throughout the year. Swimming can be enjoyed all year. Sea temperatures are warm with an average temperature of 24ºC in summer and 15ºC in winter.

Currency
Based on Rand (ZAR), consisting of 100 cents.

V.A.T / Tax Refund
Foreign visitors to South Africa are not exempt from paying VAT on goods purchased. VAT may be claimed back on items with a value of more than R250 when they are taken out of the country. Claims may be made at the airport, various harbours and customs offices on departure.

Banking
All major South African Banks have branches in the main Umhlanga Village. Hours are 09h00-15h30 (Mon-Fri) and 08h30-11h00 (Sat).


Electrical Current
220/240v - 50
There are several shops located reasonably close to us who stock international adaptors for appliances should you require these. Please do ask us about this and we will gladly point you in the right direction.



 
 
 
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