Basic Principles For Making the Most out of your Trip to South Africa
|Aerial view of Cape Town|
|Cape Town at Night|
3. Be respectful as a traveler. Tipping is also polite in restaurants, the rate is between 10-15% Bartender tips are about a couple of rand per drink. For Car guards, informal or otherwise, the rate is about R3-5, at petrol stations the attendants earn very little but often offer additional services, for example washing your windows or checking your oil. If you have the change it’s nice to give them something up to 5R, this is very little by our standards but goes much further for local people in South Africa. Getting on with the local people is always important, engaging with them, it’s always fun and they will have some great advice that you are unlikely to get from a travel book.
|A tower of Giraffes by the waterhole|