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5 travel apps that will make your South African holiday a breeze



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Explore South Africa at your own pace with VoiceMap’s walking tour app, available for iPhone and Android. It uses your location to play audio automatically and includes offline maps. Just put on your headphones and you’re ready to explore.

It has offline maps, GPS autoplay and a fast growing catalogue of audio tours created by bestselling authors, expert correspondents, veteran broadcasters, passionate locals, and many others - giving you one of the best ways to explore Mzansi.


Child Visa Checklist

Travelling with children to or from South Africa? Find out which documents you'll need when entering or exiting the country.

South Africa’s new child travel laws and visa regulations aim to reduce and prevent child trafficking across South African borders. However, figuring them out can be quite tricky.

To help would-be travellers understand these new requirements better, the Child Visa Checklist app provides an easy-to-understand checklist of documents required by anyone travelling to or from South Africa with children -- for their particular child-travel scenario.

The web-based app -- which works on mobile and desktop -- helps users see precisely what travel documents they need, in three quick clicks or taps.

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Trail Guide South Africa

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The free Trail Guide mobile application for South African mountain biking & hiking trails is a comprehensive recreational tool to get you outdoors, hiking, cycling or trail running through the best of South African scenery in an instant. Within the app, travellers can find trail descriptions, GPS tracks, photo's, points of interest, facilities, fees, emergency contacts, equipment lists, weather and more at their fingertips.

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South African Toll Roads Cost Calculator

The South African Toll Roads Cost Calcualtor  is an online tool which helps travellers calculate exactly how much they can expect to pay at toll plazas on South Africa's national roads for any trip from A to B.

For an even quicker search on toll gate costs, the Toll Road Cost Calculator displays South Africa’s most popular road travel routes below the interactive tool. A simple click on any of the popular journeys will highlight the route on the map, as well as applicable toll plazas and fees you need to pay.


Fuel Cost Calculator

Planning your monthly fuel budget just got easier with the fuel cost calculator that helps South African road users budget for their petrol smarter. The fuel cost calculator helps you calculate before hand how much money to set aside for petrol for in the current month compared to last month.

South African Border Crossing Guide

Looking to cross South Africa’s borders into one of our neighbouring countries? This handy guide will provide you with all the necessary information to make your self-drive holiday problem free - giving you information such as border post info, opening and closing hours, contact numbers and a list of essentials to take with you before venturing over our borders.

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