TOP 10 VISA-FREE TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR SOUTH AFRICANS

South African passport holders can travel visa-free to over 100 countries, ranked the 53rd most powerful passport.

According to Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, it is time for the UK to reconsider allowing visa-free access to South African passport holders again. “We have improved, and we think the UK should reconsider,” he says.

Several changes have been put in place by The Department of Home Affairs to improve our visa regime. Some successes on the back hereof include waiving visas for Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and New Zealand. Simplified visa requirements for countries such as China and India, as well as improved passport security.

Here is a list of 10 visa-free destinations that you can travel to with your South African passport, saving you money and time.

Top 10 visa-free travel destination for South Africans
Indonesia

1. Indonesia:
Volcanoes, Beaches, Temples and Food.

Hong Kong

2. Hong Kong:
Vibrant Atmosphere and Endless Skyscrapers

Argentina

3. Argentina:
Art, Culture and Tango

Barbados

4. Barbados:
Adventurous Activities

Peru

5. Peru:
Ancient Ruins

Ireland

6. Ireland:
Festivals and some of the Oldest Pubs

Russian Federation

7. Russian Frederation:
Rich History Embedded in Architecture

Israel

8. Israel:
Diverse Landscape and Culture

Chile

9. Chile:
Authentic Sense and Wine

Mauritius

10. Mauritius:
Tropical Climate with Warm Weather Year-round

If these aren’t compelling enough, as of January 2019, South Africans can travel to over a hundred countries without applying for a visa before your trip, browse the vast options and take advantage.

Click here to view the full list of countries

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