More information: Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months from the date you intend to return to Australia.
Exercise caution when using either service, particularly around train stations, or when travelling to and from airports.
Your passport is a valuable document and attractive to criminals who may try to use your identity to commit crimes. By law, you must report the loss or theft of your passport to the Australian Government as soon as possible.
Foreign nationals can enter South Africa with a maximum of Rand (ZAR) 25,000 (local currency) or US$ 10,000 (or equivalent foreign currency).
All children travelling must have a valid passport and a full (unabridged) birth certificate that identifies the parents. If there is only one parent registered on the birth certificate, that person has sole responsibility for the children.
If you don't comply with these entry requirements, you'll risk deportation on arrival or being stopped from boarding your aircraft.
Most focus on low-income neighbourhoods and informal settlements (townships), but some have taken place throughout the country. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners such as shopping areas. Avoid using minibus taxis due to safety and security concerns.