PLANNING YOUR TRIP
WHEN TO GO Europe’s summer (June–August) when the sun sets around 9pm.
GETTING THERE There are no direct flights from South Africa to Poland. You need to fly to one of the major centres in Europe and catch a connecting flight. Good deals can be found on travelstart.co.za
WHERE TO STAY Visit booking.com for options to suit your budget. You can find five-star hotels from R1 500/night.
USEFUL SITES Check out what Poland has to offer on Warsaw Tour warsawtour.pl VISAS South Africans need a visa to visit Poland. pretoria.msz.gov.pl/en
CURRENCY The currency is the Polish zloty. At the time of going to print PLN1 = R3,74. A coffee costs PLN10 (about R38) and a lunch entrée, PLN25 (about R94).