Polokwane is set out like many South African cities, on a grid system. This makes it easy to find things like a Bank. First National Bank in this case where English Pounds were converted into South African Rand, at a far better rate then offered in the UK, and a Telecoms shop to purchase (yet another) dongle for the PC.
Polokwane was a Host Town for the Football World Cup in 2010, so we went to have a look at the new sports grounds and stadium that were built for the occasion....very impressive.
|Football Stadium, Polokwane.|
- A letter of confirmation from the hire car company, with your name on it, allowing you to cross boarders.
- The Certificate of Registration in respect of the vehicle you have hired, make sure you check that it is the certificate for the car you have hired and has the correct Registration number, engine number ect on it BEFORE you leave the car hire office!
- A letter of Authority from the bank / financial services if the vehicle is still under finance.
At the Botswana Border we had to pay;
- RTP Road Permit, Pula 40.00
- Road Safety Levy, Pula 20.00
- Insurance, Pula 50.00
|Pont Drift Boarder Crossing, into Botswana.|