General Travel Information

General Travel Information

Official language
South Africa has 11 official languages but at the Conference only ENGLISH will be spoken. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Climate
In Cape Town day temperatures in September are mostly mild with temperatures fluctuating between 9 and 20 degrees Celsius.

Liability and insurance
Registration for the Conference implies that delegates agree that neither the Local Organising Committee nor the Professional Conference Organiser assume any liability or responsibility for any losses, accidents or damage to person’s private property. Delegates are requested to make their own arrangements for medical, travel and personal insurance.

Time Zone
Central European Time (GMT+2 hours)

Water
Tap water is drinkable in all parts of South Africa.

Smoking
Smoking is prohibited in public spaces and is restricted to specific areas.

Visa Requirements
For the majority of foreign nationals who travel to South Africa, entry is straightforward and hassle-free. All visitors must be in possession of a valid passport in order to enter the country and in some cases, a visa. To determine whether you require a visa to enter South Africa, visit the comprehensive South African Home Affairs Department. Read more