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Charleston is known as “America’s most friendly city” and together with its beautiful scenery, charming traditional architecture, and many unforgettable sites and activities; it definitely has a lot to offer any avid traveller. Visit America’s only tea plantation, eat out at the many fantastic restaurants (where most ingredients are grown locally) and spot the infamous pineapple symbol on just about everything. 
Charleston is a vibrant and creative city hosting many music, arts and cultural festivals all year round. Music is also a big part of Charleston life and there are many great spots to go to and listen to various local talents. The city has been compared to a typical “Southern bell” with southern charm and charisma, however, you will soon notice while exploring the city that it also has a hip and trendy side with an excellent food and wine festival and a newly founded annual Fashion Week. 
Currently there are no direct flights between Charleston and South Africa, but you can easily find your way there by air with – SA’s leading online travel agency. Use Travelstart to easily find, compare prices and book flights to Charleston on all airlines such as Delta (flights via Atlanta Georgia), United, SAA and much more. Simply enter your trip details into the flight search tool to see the latest prices, airlines and availability. Refine your search for cheap Charleston flights with useful parameters like number of stops, flight duration and price; and find the airlines with the most convenient connections on

Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details

  • South African passport holders need a United States Visa to visit Charleston or anywhere else in the U.S. Leave plenty of time for Visa processing, and make sure your passport is valid for 6 months after your return date, and that you have 2 blank pages available for entry stamps.
  • The South African Consulate General in The United States is at 6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Phone: (323) 651-0902. Fax: (323) 651-5969. Email:

See and do

Fort Sumter Tours offer cruises along the coast and give visitors an opportunity to see various sightseeing and historical spots in Charleston, which includes the Fort Sumter National Monument, the harbour and the Visitor Education Facility. Find out more about the sea life found at Charleston at the South Carolina Aquarium or learn all about its history at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum.
Middleton Place, an 18th century plantation, and the Magnolia Plantation are breathtakingly stunning examples of landscaped gardens and Charleston’s natural beauty. 
When choosing where to spend your evenings, you are truly spoiled for choice, as there are many top restaurants and nightlife spots available. Getting around in Charleston is both easy and adventurous with taxis, rickshaws, water taxis and even vintage looking shuttles. 

Charleston International Airport - CHS

Food and beverage: There is a food court and various snack bars at Charleston International Airport. 
Currency Exchange: Forex outlets and ATM’s are available at Charleston Airport. 
Lost Luggage: Lost hold luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk. Items lost or left at the airport itself can be reported to the lost property offices at the relevant terminals. If you lost an item in the terminal, contact the airport on +843 767 1100.
Car Hire: Avis, Budget, Hertz, National Car Hire, and Enterprise. 
Airport Hub: Charleston International Airport (code CHS) is a hub for American Airlines, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United, and US Airways. 

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