Travel Directory

Travel Safety in South Africa

Safety tips, travel directory.

Travel Directory: some  pages to help you travel smoothly and safely

Delayed or Cancelled Flights: check here for compensation for delayed or cancelled flights

Travel Health  –  advice and suggestions on how to avoid problems while travelling, from our experiences as well as other sources: avoiding mosquito diseases including Zika and Malaria, jet lag, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Altitude Sickness, food and drink issues, Lyme Disease. But NOT Coronavirus! The jury is still out on the best ways to avoid that 2020 nightmare, but masks and avoiding crowds seems like a good idea.

Travel Safety – avoiding robbery: government advice on unsafe areas, three bugpages of robbery anecdotes, how to avoid being robbed, pickpockets, grab and run, danger zones, ATMs, credit card problems, travel safety ranking, least safe cities and streets, locking up, how not to lose your bags or contents, driving abroad and more!

Consumer Protection – how not to lose out when buying a tour or travel package and what to do if it all goes wobbly: Protecting your travel investment; if your holiday plans go pear-shaped; how to complain; Consumer Protection organisations; over-booked hotels; and TripAdvisor fake reviews in our travel directory.