English Language Schools in Port Elizabeth - Ranking 2023

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Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Interesing things to do

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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Port Elizabeth

Bay Language Institute

Personal welcoming on the first day. The casual atmosphere while learning was a lot of fun. Super teacher (Matthew) who was engaged with joy and enthusiasm and explained using his whole body. His enthusiasm was inspiring. Just great.
Amazing team - congratulations. Everything worked out fine. Teaching, organization, friendliness.

26 December 2016
Course: General English Plus - 2 weeks
Student age: 39 years

Rating: 4.8

4.8 | 5 reviews
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Interesting information about Port Elizabeth

Why Port Elizabeth? Port Elizabeth is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, 770 km ...
east of Cape Town. Boat tours spot whales and rare seabirds while wildlife reserves outside the city are home to elephants, rhinos and other big game. The area also offers many good bathing beaches, great surf spots and excellent water sports.
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Key Facts about Port Elizabeth

Population:   968,000
Time zone: +12h. (GMT +2)
Region: Eastern Cape, Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality
Currency: ZAR (1 ZAR = 0.0581 USD)
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01-12-2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of South Africa in your country. List of embassies and consulates of South Africa on the official website - International Relations and Cooperation South Africa.
High season: November
Low season: February
Average course price per week (High season): 233 €
Average course price per week (Low season): 200 €
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in New York
  • Student price index excluding rent:49* (51% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:32* (68% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:41* (59% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (South Africa average): 40.25 ZAR
    (55% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Plug Type M
  • Plug Type N
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Weather in Port Elizabeth

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Water Temperature
71.6 °F71.6 °F71.6 °F68 °F66.2 °F66.2 °F64.4 °F64.4 °F64.4 °F66.2 °F68 °F69.8 °F

What to do in Port Elizabeth

No. 7 Castle Hill
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South End Museum
South End Museum
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Arrival airport

Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 2 km. from Port Elizabeth city center

Public transportation to city center:

Taxi: 5 minutes drive to city center of Port Elizabeth

Public transportation in Port Elizabeth

Other destinations that were popular to combine with courses in Port Elizabeth

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