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With no less than 1 000 free WiFi hot spots, endless kilometres of pristine coastline and mountain ranges - surrounding a vibrant innovation business community - you can work from anywhere, in Cape Town and the Western Cape.


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I am travelling on my own. Will I get lonely, or is it easy to meet other ex-pats and locals in Cape Town?
Cape Town and the Western Cape is home to many ex-pats who have chosen to make this place their home. South Africans are known for their friendliness and sense of humour. Try to stay in one place for a few weeks; this will help you meet people. Working from a co-working space will also help you meet locals, other remote workers, and ex-pats.
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Is Cape Town and the Western Cape LGBTQ Friendly?
Yes, it is.
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We are travelling as a family to Cape Town and the Western Cape. Is it family-friendly?
Yes, it is. Your family can experience a once in a lifetime experience here. The province offers a wide range of family-friendly accommodation, experiences and international schools. Some establishments are even pet-friendly!
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What is the primary language spoken in South Africa?
South Africa has 11 official languages, but most people speak English.
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Is it expensive to live in Cape Town and the Western Cape?
Cape Town and the Western Cape is relatively affordable, and one can budget approximately $2000 per month.


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Where is the best place to stay in Cape Town and the Western Cape?
The Western Cape region, situated at the African continent's southern extremity, is bordered by the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. The province is 129 449km2 in size, which is roughly the same size as England. It is home to over 6.8 million people, approximately 11% of South Africa's total population. With a typical climate like the Mediterranean, the Western Cape experiences warm, dry summers and mild, moist winters with low summer rainfall. This climate makes the Western Cape the ideal all-year-round holiday destination. The City of Cape Town, Cape West Coast, Garden Route and Klein Karoo, Cape Karoo, Cape Winelands and the Cape Overberg are the six regions that make up the Western Cape. Each offers its unique taste of culture, open-arm hospitality and experiences. To find more about each region, click here
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Is it expensive to live in Cape Town and the Western Cape?
Cape Town and the Western Cape is relatively affordable, and one can budget approximately $2000 per month.


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Where can I find free wifi in Cape Town and the Western Cape?
The province is peppered with quirky and cool coffee shops, all offering free wifi. Plus, all the co-working spaces include free wifi as part of the rates.
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What is the connectivity like in the Western Cape?
Good: 10Mbs


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Do I need a car to get around Cape Town and the Western Cape?
As the second-largest city in South Africa, Cape Town has an excellent public transport system called the MyCiti, e-hailing services and bike rental companies if you prefer to cycle. To travel to any of the Western Cape's five regions, rent a car as many smaller towns do not offer a wide variety of public transport systems. You will need an international drivers licence to rent a car in South Africa.
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What side of the road must I drive on in South Africa?
In South Africa, we drive on the left-hand side of the road.


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What is the healthcare system like in South Africa? Will I need insurance?
South Africa offers a range of world-class private hospitals across the entire country. As a traveler, you will need travel insurance. Before arriving in South Africa, make sure that your insurance covers you if you are in an accident and need to go to a private hospital or see a doctor. Looking for more information, click here
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Is Cape Town and the Western Cape safe for tourists?
Cape Town is a major, modern cosmopolitan South African city. As such, we would advise travellers to exercise the same level of vigilance they would apply when visiting any major city in a developing country. This vigilance includes ensuring you follow basic safety tips such as keeping emergency numbers on hand, avoid carrying large sums of cash and keeping your valuables safe at all times. For the overwhelming majority of the nearly 2 million foreign visitors to the Western Cape in 2019, Cape Town’s safety was not an issue, and nor was the Western Cape’s at large. Read a full guide on safety precautions here.
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Can I remain safe against Covid 19 if I travel to Cape Town and the Western Cape?
The World Health Organisation has praised the South African government for their swift, and significant response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has awarded the country with the Safe Travels accreditation. Whether you plan to visit Cape Town and the Western Cape for business or pleasure, there are some necessary precautions that you need to take in order to minimize the risk of infection. This is something you have to do not only to protect yourself but other people as well. See safety guide here.


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