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Banks in South Africa

With such a diverse landscape and animal life in South Africa, it is no wonder that several of the largest, tallest, smallest, fastest and heaviest animals in the world are found in South Africa.

The banking industry in South Africa is a mature, well organized industry. Although South African banks tends to get very busy over the weekends, most of the time it is breeze to do business with them. And, with a favourable exchange rate for most foreign visitors, South Africa is usually an inexpensive holiday destination.

The South African Reserve Bank is the central bank of South Africa, with the primary purpose of achieving and maintaining financial stability.

South Africa has several major banks, with branches in most towns. ATMs are also readily available, and tourists should have no trouble finding a branch of their favorite South African bank.

Banking Hours in South Africa

Most banks in South are open from 09h00 to 15h30 on weekdays, and 09h00 - 11h00 over weekends. Banks are closed on Public Holidays and on Sundays.

List of South African banks

Most popular South African Banks

Other Locally-controlled banks

Foreign-controlled banks