Ordering From Amazon in South Africa, Take Two

My 2012 blog post Ordering from Amazon in South Africa is one of the most read stories on Joburg Expat. Because so many people seem to rely on it, and because it's already four years old, it needs a makeover to reflect changes since then. The thing that's not changed, just to get that out of the way: There is still no Amazon in South Africa as in Amazon.co.za.

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Ordering from Amazon in South Africa

the big problem about living in South Africa is that there is no Amazon.co.za. There are other companies that claim to deliver the same services, like Kalahari.com, but that one is a far cry from the real deal. I've given up looking for stuff there. How do you best order from Amazon in South Africa? I've put together a guide with some tips.

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Your Kindle in South Africa

I've written about making your Kindle work in South Africa before, but today I want to share with you some more specific details about owning a Kindle while living in South Africa. I will explain what to do if you already own a Kindle and are travelling or moving to South Africa, and I will go over the steps involved in purchasing a Kindle from South Africa if you don't already own one.

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