Travel essentials

Items no traveller should be without including bus & rail passes, ID & discount cards and car hire as well as a few ideas of how you can get around the destination of your dreams.

CUSTOM REQUIREMENTS

In terms of Customs legislation, South African residents travelling abroad are not required to declare their personal effects when leaving the country, nor upon return. “Personal effects” is defined in legislation as including items such as personal laptops, iPads, cellphones, golf clubs, cameras and/or other high value items forming part of the traveller’s possessions when leaving the country.
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CHILD TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Children under the age of 18 years are required to have their unabridged birth certificate along with their valid passport when travelling. This also affects parents who are travelling with their child but not their spouse and those who wish to send their child on a trip accompanied by someone other than a parent or unaccompanied.
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TRAVEL INSURANCE

Whether you are hanging around Mzanzi or heading on an exciting adventure overseas sometimes, things don’t go as planned. That’s why we believe it’s worth taking out Travel Insurance. You can have increased peace of mind and just enjoy the fun stuff! STA Travel Insurance covers a range of adventure activities such as surfing, bungee jumping, white water rafting, caving and more!
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FLIGHTS

Need a cheap flight for your trip? Check out our latest flight specials to a huge range of destinations around the world! Exclusive to STA Travel you can secure your flight for only R1,000 and pay the balance before you depart!
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TRAVEL CARDS

Everybody loves a discount. With an ISIC discount card you can get money off in places all over the world. If you're a student, under 31 years old or a teacher, grab a discount card and get thousands of travel, online and lifestyle discounts in the UK and over 133 countries worldwide!

Grab your ISIC card today to make the most of the 1000s of discounts on offer!

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WORLDWIDE CAR HIRE

From only R395 per week! Get great car hire deals in over 30,000 locations worldwide! Choose from a wide range of vehicles and book online in 3 easy steps.
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