Moving to South Africa
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Telecommunication South Africa

Telecommunications in South Africa

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Being connected is a vital element of expat life. Having a South African phone number and access to the internet in South Africa enables you to keep in touch with friends and family back at home, along with new people you've recently met.

South African sim card

Getting a South African SIM card or mobile phone

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Stay connected with friends back at home and newfound companions by ensuring you get a suitable mobile phone in South Africa. This guide includes information about South African mobile numbers, mobile networks, international SIM cards and more.

Utilities in South Africa

Utilities: Gas, TV, electricity, internet and water in South Africa

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However large or small the property, ensure your new house feels like a home with this guide on how to arrange the essentials such as how to access the internet and water in South Africa.

Moving to South Africa

Moving to South Africa

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This guide provides advice on successfully moving your belongings abroad. Here you will find tips on shipping to South Africa, moving companies, air freight options and more.

Buying a car in South Africa

Buying a car in South Africa and South African car registration

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This guide explains the process of buying cars in South Africa and how to arrange South African car registration.

How to get a South African driver's licence

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Do you need a South African driver's licence? This guide explains who needs to apply for a driver's licence in South Africa, take the South African driving test, or apply for a driver's licence renewal in South Africa.

The common challenges of expat repatriation

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Thinking about going home? We have put together a handy list of three challenges every expat encounters when repatriating abroad and how to overcome them.

The cheapest and most expensive countries to live in abroad for expats

The cheapest and most expensive countries to live in abroad for expats

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Looking to relocate where your money goes the furthest? Here is the expat's guide to the cheapest and most expensive countries to live in on 2016, according to the latest Mercer Cost of Living survey.

Top 15 most popular countries for British expats

15 most popular countries for British expats

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Around 4.2 million Brits have made a life overseas, but which countries do they now call home?

Guide to relocating overseas

Guide to relocating overseas: Important things to consider

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Moving your life overseas is no easy task but considering several factors before relocating — like finances, property and healthcare among others — certainly takes off the pressure from your impending move.

Tip for settling in a new country for expats

Top tips for settling into your new country as an expat

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Despite an initial settling-in process, expats say they are loving life in their adopted countries and are there to stay, reveals new research from AXA PPP International.

Moving finances abroad

A checklist for moving your finances abroad

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Before moving abroad, make sure your finances, pension plan, housing payments, tax arrangements and investments are carefully organised for the big move, too.

culture shock

Culture shock and how to deal with it

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Culture shock is a common experience for many who move abroad, even between European countries. How can you deal with the shock of integrating into a new culture?

Reverse culture shock

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

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Moving home isn't always easy – many who repatriate feel different and utterly out of touch. This article explains what happens when culture shock is reversed, what to expect, and how to cope with its effects.

How to repatriate successfully

How to repatriate successfully

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As the challenges of repatriation are increasingly identified, here are tips for expats and organisations on managing a successful relocation back home.


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