Restrictions on sending money to South Africa

I  used to be one of those difficult to deal with customers , you know the ones that seem to have a bad day and dump it on the teller type of customers when it can to remittance . Until i worked for a remittance company !!!!! it was like my eyes where opened to all the difficulties and struggles that remittance companied go through in sending money from one country to another .

The Laws and regulations of the land require each remittance company to follow strict procedures to the letter , there are two types of  laws those of the country you would like to transact in and the anti money laundering policies that every country in the world subscribe to .

We will look at a few of those laws in depth in the coming weeks for sending money to South Africa  , But to every person that has been asked to send documentation that supports that they who they claim as well as proofs of residence or employment just understand that what ever is asked of you tha company is asked for twice that by the governing bodies …..

Sending Money to South Africa

The Western Union Company is a financial services and communications company  based in the United States. Its North American headquarters is in Colorado , Western Union was the best-known U.S. company in the business of exchanging telegrams .Western Union has several divisions, with products such as person-to-person money transfers , business payments, money orders  and commercial services.

Western Union, dominated the telegraph industry in the late 19th century. It was the first communications empire and set a pattern for American-style communications businesses as they are known today. They however branched into the financial services and have never looked back since. they have been such a power house however newer more innovative companies have also emerged and have a very strong followings. But still western union is  a force to be reckoned with .

South African tourism on the rise

According to Statistics SA, the tourism figures indicated that South Africa experienced an excellent first half of the year, attracting 4 416 373 tourists to the country between January and June 2012, compared to 3 996 760 tourist arrivals for the same period in 2011.Tourists arrivals from the middle east grew by 40.7% and America both Central and south by at least 54.4%.

The minister said the launch of SA Airway’s direct flight between Beijing and Johannesburg in January this year had contributed to growth from this market, helping to meet some of the demand for destination South Africa in China. South Africa recorded 21.1% growth in arrivals from India for the first six months of this year, and a phenomenal 68.4% growth in arrivals from Brazil. so if there is a country you should send money to send to South Africa .

 

Sending Money to South Africa from Saudi

Sending money to South Africa from  Saudi Arabia is very simple so iv heard . Firstly you have to get your residence  permit which is called an Iqamah thats if you are not a Saudi national , then you can open a bank account and send money to South Africa legally .

Once you open your bank account go into the bank to make the first transfer. They will guide you with the procedure. After the initial transfer, you will easily be able to transfer money from your Saudia account into your south African account or any other account for that matter from the comfort of your home.

The cheapest way to send money to South Africa  however is to send it via Internet, there are  less charges. The money transfer companies like Mukuru.com you can virtually send money literally anywhere in the world at very competitive prices as well.

Sharks in cape town

A whale carcase has been spotted near muizenburg beach Cape town , it was reported that  the whale has been bitten several times by Great White sharks, and the bay is covered in a lot of blood and pieces of blubber are afloat at sea. There has been an increase in shark activity along the False bay coastline .

It was unclear whether the whale was alive when the great white sharks attacked it or whether it died as a result of illness. The whale was bitten several times by Great White Sharks. Scientists from the department environmental affairs took samples off the carcass to perform a necropsy to be analyzed in order to establish the cause of death.

Sharks and whales in Cape town are not easily sighted so when they are seen its such a big deal. local residents have been seen gathering around the carcase just to see a whale upclose.   

Sending Money to South Africa from Australia

When South Africa changed governments in 1994 a lot of white South Africans left the country for different reasons . So today we will be looking at sending money to South Africa from Australia .

We will be looking at Skrill moneybookers, fx and Mukuru.com . SKRILL money bookers you can register on line , using a simple on line registration form which asks for your name , address phone number  , which currency and your email and password . very simple and straight forward you can use your credit/ debit card to pay. For $1000 Australian dollars you can send R8431.67 and it takes up to 3 working days .

 

South Africa immigration Guide

South Africa is one of the most beautiful places in the world. if you are thinking of sending money to South Africa or relocating there permanently here is some information. KwaZulu-Natal is the province with the largest population in South Africa. The Zulu culture is predominant here, although there is also a large Indian community (in fact, it is the largest Indian community outside of India), as well as immigrants from other African countries according to moneytransfersouthafrica.org .

The province is geographically diverse, ranging from pristine shores to the east to rugged mountains further inland, with the fertile Midlands sandwiched between the two. One of the key industries in the province is sugar cane farming, and it is not uncommon to see vast plantations of cane bending in the breeze. Durban is the largest city in Kwazulu natal.