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  1. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi All, I want to apply for PRP based on critical skills (I graduated from UCT in a critical skills category in 2011) Which option do I pick on the VFS website? 1) Application type: Waiver Application sub type: PRP-Waiver Application sub type category: PRP-Waiver OR 2) Application type...
  2. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I'm a motivated graduate mechanical engineer who likes to take initiative and seek out new challenges. I'm a foreigner, permanent resident and eligible to work in SA. I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable university in September 2018 in my country. I...
  3. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I relocated to Cape Town earlier in the year, what a beautiful city! I'm leasing a flat until I can find property. However, since level 5 water restrictions have been put in place, I am rethinking about buying here at the moment. The concern is not that the taps will actually run dry, but the...
  4. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi all, My South African husband and I are thinking of moving to his hometown of CapeTown. Tired of the weather with young children and looking for a more out-doorsey lifestyle. As my husband is from SA we're aware of the safety differences. We have 3 young children(aged 4.5 2y.o twins) We have...
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    Hong Kong is the most expensive city in the world for expats, pushing Luanda in Angola into second place, according to the latest global cost of living survey. The rankings from Mercer put Zurich in third place, Singapore in fourth while Tokyo is in fifth, up six places from last year and...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I'm in the thick of organising to move over to the UK and am trying to find the best (most economical, safest, most hassle-free) way to ship over some personal and household effects. The items are mainly some documents and files, a couple of heavy books and one or two favourite small...
  7. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi everyone, I've been browsing this site for a while and been back and forth between forums. I've noticed that every other forum has an introduce yourself section, so im hoping to create one for expats in South Africa. :) Please feel free to post a short something about yourself. Here...
  8. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I take back anything I said about Cape Town being super cheap. Other than property though, which cities and towns do you find are expensive or cheap in SA? SA’s most expensive city
  9. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hey all! A colleague of mine and I will be moving to Capetown for 10-12 weeks. We're students at the Kennedy School of Government and we're looking for low cost housing in the Observatory suburb of Cape Town. It's close to our offices and close to the University and so is an ideal spot for our...
  10. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I am a 14 year old girl who likes to travel around the world and hopefully live around the world. I want to start living around the world with my family by starting in Cape Town, since it is a very beautiful city and a very live able place. We plan on moving in a year or two. I have some...
  11. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    HI, I would like to ask about housing options for a young professional in cape town. Interested in flat share,single room rent or something like a college campus accommodation if there is any in cpt. I saw a complex on loop 179 st,with good prices and a lot of rooms to choose from but read a...
  12. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi all, Im thinking about moving to Cape town next year, for a few months. ( I first wanna try it out and experience it a little... ). I dont know any South africans, I dont have any practical informations. So i have a few questions : We hear a lot about insecurity in SA, but Im not really...
  13. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hello We just moved to cape town and would like to get a car. We plan to be here for 1 year. Is it better to rent or buy one? We may get a second car so definitely would like which options work better to save money..:) Thanks!
  14. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi Everyone, We are moving to Cape Town shortly and are looking for an apartment in Clifton / Bantry Bay. What is the percentage difference in rent between a fully furnished place vs an unfurnished place? If the extra rent for the furniture (over 2 years) is more than the cost of our...
  15. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hello world....my name is Micah I am 26 and I am starting to plan my move to Cape Town, SA. I joined here because i need a great deal of help. This will be my first move overseas and I am overwhelmed with everything that i need to do to fufill my dream. I have started my visa process with a...
  16. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi, Global recession & Arabian Jasmine revolution is eating into industry forecasts... My company has offered to move me to Cape town, however at a lower package...:mad: (ascending USD to descending Rand) I need advice of fellow capetonians, is 21000 R (final in hand) good for family of 3...
  17. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    My husband and I are looking into moving to Cape Town in a year from now. What's a good place to start looking for a job and somewhere to live? What different practical things should be taken into consideration in the preparations for the move? Any help is highly appreciated. Spoke
  18. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello i need some assistance with cargo companies from Dubai to Cape Town, an affordable one, for our personal belongings, excess baggage of around 300kg . a bit stuck at last minute since a company we identified and agreed with few weeks ago, suddenly unable to do small shipment. thanks
  19. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi everybody, 1996 we started our guesthouse Villa Sunshine in Bantry Bay and now it is time for us to move on. Our kids are ready to leave for European universities and we would like to be close to them. Villa Sunshine is a 7 bedroom mediterranean villa in Bantry Bay with seaviews, pool, lots...
  20. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hello friends! I'm a 30 year old planning to spend 2-3 months in Cape Town with my fiance starting in early March. I'd love to have an insider's opinion on a good safe neighborhood where we can rent an apartment. We are young and active, so deep in the suburbs would probably not be ideal. Is...
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