Residence and citizenship planning company, Henley & Partners, recently published its Passport Index for 2019.
With its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 101 countries in total, South Africa is the third highest African country on the index.
The number of counties is down from 102 in 2018, with South Africans now requiring a visa to enter Turkey – although this can be done through a simple online process designed to issue your visa within 48 hours.
Below are 11 countries South Africans can travel to visa-free right now.
Panama (visa-free / 180 days)
Peru (visa-free / 180 days)
Philippines (visa-free / 30 days)
South Korea (visa-free / 30 days)
Thailand (visa-free / 30 days)
Macao (visa-free / 30 days)
Fiji (visa-free / 120 days)
Chile (visa-free / 90 days)
Bahamas (visa-free / 90 days)
Russian Federation (visa-free / 90 days)