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Gauteng Business Travel Guide - - GAUTENG -

TRAV­EL­LING TO GAUT­ENG will be a rel­a­tively sim­ple process, tak­ing the stress away from the book­ends of your trip; with al­most all in­ter­na­tional flights ar­riv­ing at Johannesburg or Tambo In­ter­na­tional Air­port.

The pub­lic trans­port you may have be­come ac­cus­tomed to dur­ing Euro­pean busi­ness trips will be rel­a­tively non-ex­is­tent, so if your work re­quires ex­ten­sive travel or you plan to ex­plore, it is ad­vis­able to rent a car. This is eas­ily done with all na­tional car rental agen­cies be­ing well rep­re­sented in Gaut­eng. Get­ting around by train is per­haps one of the most ad­vis­able modes of trans­port af­ter rent­ing a car. With the rapid rail link - Gautrain com­pleted that al­lows travel be­tween Johannesburg, Pre­to­ria and Tambo In­ter­na­tional Air­port. Trav­el­ling on the rapid rail sys­tem en­ables you to travel be­tween the ma­jor cen­tres, while also hav­ing a siz­able bus route which sup­ports the sta­tions and cov­ers the ma­jor­ity of sub­ur­ban and busi­ness dis­tricts in the prov­ince. The ser­vice is af­ford­able, par­tic­u­larly if you have to use it on a reg­u­lar ba­sis, while also be­ing con­ve­nient in both busi­ness and tourism hours.

If you aren’t con­fined by a tight sched­ule at any point, then there is also the op­tion of the slightly less for­mal minibus taxis - of which there are thou­sands roam­ing around Gaut­eng - which a large pro­por­tion of the lo­cal pop­u­la­tion makes use of. How­ever, for those trav­el­ling, it is worth not­ing that these taxis are of­ten un­safe as driv­ers will ig­nore the rules of the road; in some cases the ve­hi­cles won’t even be road wor­thy, so use with cau­tion when trav­el­ling around.

The rail net­work is one of Jo’berg’s most ad­vis­able modes of trans­port

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