9 VISA free travel destinations for South Africans


Traveling to a VISA free country could save you a few coins and help you stretch that travel budget a little further!  Here are 9 countries that South African’s can travel without the extra VISA admin.


Most popular for the Machu Pichu – an Inca citadel with the Temple of the Sun.


Iguazu Falls – is a series of magnificent waterfalls located on the Iguazu River, straddling the border between Brazil and Argentina.


Doctor’s Cave Beach, Montego Bay
The Doctor’s Cave beach gained fame in the early 1920s when news spread that the water possessed medicinal powers. Today, it remains one of the best beaches on the island, luring visitors from all over the world with its spectacular white sand and crystal blue waters. Excerpt from – Top 10 tourist attractions in Jamaica

The Bahamas

Known for its stunning beaches.  Enjoy island hopping to experience the Bahamas to the fullest!


From the limestone cliffs of Phi Phi island to the evening cabaret show in beautiful Thailand.


Well known for the awe-inspiring Victoria falls!  Feel for a swim beneath this majestic cascade?  Book your trip now.


Popular for the Okavango Delta – Very much at the center of Botswana’s safari industry, the Okavango Delta features some of Africa’s premier camps and lodges including Mombo Camp, operated by Wilderness Safaris and Kanana, operated by Ker & Downey Botswana. Excerpt from Okavango Delta


Singapore’s famed Marina Bay is the place to go to see the city’s most spectacular things to do. With the fast development of this cosmopolitan city-state, the whole Marina Bay area has undergone a transformation of epic proportions. The Marina Bay Sands complex is the focal point of the bay, and many of the great things to do and see in the area revolve around this epic building and resort, such as the Science Museum, Casino, and various shopping, dining and nightlife options. Arrive at Marina Bay around 20:00 to catch the spectacular light show, which illuminates the water as well as several icon landmarks you’ve probably seen on the postcard.  Excerpt from Singapore guide

Republic of Ireland


Cliffs of Moher – A breath-taking, sheer, 700-foot drop into the Atlantic

Further reading found me stumbling upon an article in the Sunday Times that list 61 countries that South Africans can travel to without applying for a VISA, as well as 32 countries that you could apply for a VISA upon arrival. Read it here.