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    With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline.

InterNations – Connecting Americans living in South Africa

Are you looking for fellow Americans in South Africa? Do you need advice and tips from your American countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other American expats to discover attractions like the Highveld's Gauteng City Region together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in South Africa or still residing at home in United States of America to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations South Africa provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of American expats in South Africa, hailing from all across United States of America - from Los Angeles, over New York City to Washington D.C..

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    From United States of America, living in Pretoria
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    From United States of America, living in Pretoria
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    From United States of America, living in Pretoria
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    From United States of America, living in Pretoria
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    From United States of America, living in Johannesburg
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    From United States of America, living in Johannesburg
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    From United States of America, living in Johannesburg
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    From United States of America, living in Johannesburg
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    From United States of America, living in Johannesburg

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  • Visit to University of Pretoria
    2 replies
    Oct 29, 7:45 PM
    Community member

    Hi! I live in Hatfield, less than 3 minutes walk from each of the Hotels mentioned. So if you want to get together and hang out while you're here feel free to drop me a line. Cheers! K

  • Visit to Pretoria
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    May 4, 7:39 AM
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    Thanks. Gautrain is very nice. I took it from the airport to Rosebank and then to Pretoria. Easy way to get to and from the airport. I appreciate the suggestions. I see you are the Director of …

  • University of Johaannesburg
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    Mar 6, 10:03 PM
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    I should have put nthe link which indeed is quite interesting... http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/hybrid.asp?typeCode=243&pubCode=1&navcode=137 UCT Nr 179!

Ask experienced American expats in South Africa!

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Receive Information and Tips about South Africa from American Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in South Africa is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your American compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the South African culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Americans in South Africa, living in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofAmericans in Johannesburg orAmericans in Cape Town.

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from United States of America in South Africa.
  • Receive and share advice in our South Africa Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for st■ turkey in Cape Town...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for South Africa to find institutions like the nearest American embassy and many others.

From the Highveld's Gauteng City Region to the Garden Route, a scenic stretch along the south-east coast, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly American expats in South Africa.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Americans in South Africa

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in South Africa. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional South African bobotie, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Cape Town's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip together with a group of fellow Americans in Pretoria to visit the Cape of Good Hope, the wilderness trails of Kruger National park, and other impressive landmarks across South Africa.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from United States of America and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Americans living in South Africa!

  • Sandro Pedace

    With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline.

  • Stephanie Gainsbourg

    InterNations provided me with an "entrance" to the expat circles of Pretoria, so to speak, and helped me get to know other French expatriates.

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