Port Elizabeth

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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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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Port Elizabeth

Rating: 4.8

4.8 | 5 reviews

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


Interesting information about Port Elizabeth

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 = 0.0657 USD)

Port Elizabeth quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.4

4.4 (5 reviews by our former students)

High season: November

Low season: February

Average course price per week: 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):33.33 ZAR (62% 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

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Public transportation in Port Elizabeth

Weather in Port Elizabeth

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What to do in Port Elizabeth

No. 7 Castle Hill
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South End Museum
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Arrival Airport

Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 8 km. from Port Elizabeth city center

Public transportation to city center:

Taxi: 8 AU$, 5 minutes drive to city center of Port Elizabeth

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