1. Please ensure that your passport is valid.

2. A course of malaria tablets must be taken a week before leaving (Medfin, preferably)

3. It is suggested that any spending money be converted to dollars before leaving South Africa. This is the most favourable exchange in India and Sri Lanka. Credit Cards are only accepted at selected outlets in India.

4. Make sure that all your luggage is locked and keep the keys readily available at all times in case of random luggage checks.

5. Transport of liquids/lotions: Make sure that any containers having more than 100ml of liquid or lotion are packed in your main luggage as quantities of 100ml or more will be confiscated from hand luggage.

6. Click here for Recommended packing list