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I backpacked from Cape Town to Cairo in 2013, and found this a challenge for myself as well. It ended up not being a big deal. Even though they technically require a return ticket, it was only the flight attendant who asked me about it. Since I was coming in on a one way ticket with plans to backpack, I bought a Greyhound bus ticket online from South ...
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South Africa now has a traveler card (14+ MB download) which has to be filled out on arrival. They state that you should declare all goods. This is from the SA government page here. More info here. The relevant section is here: I don't see a section to enter goods value or description, but if asked you should, of course, answer truthfully.
You don't need to surrender your passport, you need to just show a copy of the page where it has your name and photo. This is to make sure your name is spelled correctly on the reservation, and frankly this is common practice across most travel agents. They do not want to risk you not being boarding because of a spelling mistake or reversal of the family ...
They may not have levied a fine. To find out, you can try several alternatives... Apply for a visa Make a personal data access to the South African government Instruct a South African solicitor to check it for you All of these will work given enough time. If you are sure a fine was levied, then you can ask for them to send you the payment details. You ...
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