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To be truly tourist friendly Joburg needs to solve its public transport problems

Improvement in Joburg’s public transport infrastructure is crucial Mail and Guardian (June 18-24; Vol 26 no 23 p 12)) ran an article by Duduzile Mathebula entitled ‘We love you South Africa – World Cup tourists give the country the thumbs up but public transport is a major gripe’. It seems that most of the foreign […]

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World Cup 2010: More on transport to the soccer matches

The South African National Department of Transport (DoT) has announced its readiness for the Soccer World Cup. DoT has introduced an inter-provincial and regional transport system to facilitate the transport of general spectators to and from matches. The fleet will comprise 110 newly acquired 79-seater MAN Lion Explorer semi-luxury, inter-city coaches. Furthermore, DoT has implemented […]

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Making sense of Joburg’s geography

As an international tourist who has never visited Joburg, it can be a very confusing place.  There are many reasons for this: The boundaries have changed over time It covers a huge area There is very poor street signage There has been no useable tourist public transport, although this is in the process of being […]

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Getting from Joburg to other 2010 matches:check www.topplaces.co.za

 Getting to out of town matches Ground Handling We offer a complete ground-handling service with shuttles and transfers to and from airports and hotels.  We have offices and staff on duty at the following airports to assist your clients:  Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban,  Pretoria, Polokwane, Nelspruit, George, Bloemfontein. Getting to Rustenburg, Polokwane and Nelspruit We are able […]

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Joburg the best base for 2010 soccer

MOST MATCHES WILL BE IN OR NEAR JOBURG Joburg is definitely the place for soccer fans and TV crews to base themselves for the 2010 World Cup. Of the 63 matches: 15 are in Joburg – either are Ellis Park or Soccer City. In addition to these, 6 matches are in Pretoria (58 km/36 miles) and […]

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