Latest Travel News


All international travel to South Africa set to resume
11th November 2020
The latest speech made by President Cyril Ramaphosa can be found HEREThe National State of Disaster has been extended to 15 December 2020.All South Africans and visitors to South Africa are required to download the COVID Alert SA App.All international travel to South Africa will resume subject to entry regulations and protocols.South Africans are permitted to travel freely as mentioned during the...
Updated list of high risk countries and restrictions for international travel in/out of South Africa
19th October 2020
International travel for business and leisure purposes resumed on 1 October 2020 with restrictions in place. Travel is restricted from countries with high infection rates. The list of high risk countries is subject to change as data is reviewed on a fortnightly basis.Travel for leisure purposes from high risk countries is not permitted. Only high skill visa holders, investors in the economy and...
Entry requirements and restrictions for international travel in/out of South Africa
01st October 2020
The latest speech made by Minister Naledi Pandor on 30 September 2020 can be found HEREInternational travel for business and leisure purposes will resume as of 1 October 2020 with restrictions in place. Travel is restricted from countries with high infection rates. The list of high risk countries is subject to change as data is reviewed on a fortnightly basis.Travel for leisure purposes from high...
International travel resumes for South Africa with restrictions
30th September 2020
The latest speech made by Minister Naledi Pandor on 30 September 2020 can be found HEREInternational travel for business and leisure purposes will resume as of 1 October 2020 with restrictions in place. Travel is restricted to/from countries with high infection rates. The list of high risk countries is subject to change as data is reviewed on a fortnightly basis. Travel for...
Flight Centre Travel Group Welcomes The Reopening of South Africa's Borders
16th September 2020
Flight Centre Travel Group has welcomed the announcement that South Africa’s borders will reopen for international travel from 01 October 2020.“We welcome the announcement that a date has been set for the reopening of South Africa’s borders with open arms,” says Andrew Stark, Flight Centre Travel Group Managing Director Middle East and Africa.“The decision by our government is vital in helping...
South Africa to move to alert level one
16th September 2020
The latest speech made by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 16 September 2020 can be found HEREThe National State of Disaster has been extended to 15 October 2020.South Africa will enter alert level one as of midnight, Sunday, 20 September 2020. There will be a gradual easing of restrictions placed on international travel for business and leisure purposes as of 1 October 2020. Travel may be restricted...
Transport regulations by Minister Fikile Mbalula for Lockdown Level 2
25th August 2020
Restrictions on inter-provincial travel has been lifted and domestic passenger flights are permitted at the following domestic airports; Bram Fischer International Airport, Cape Town International Airport, East London Airport, George Airport, Hoedspruit Airport, Kimberley Airport, King Shaka International Airport, Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Lanseria International Airport, Margate...
South Africa to move to alert level two
15th August 2020
The latest speech made by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 15 August 2020 can be found HEREThe national state of disaster has been extended by a further month, until 15 September 2020. South Africa will enter alert level two as of midnight, 17 August 2020.All restrictions on inter-provincial travel will be lifted during alert level two. Accommodation, hospitality venues and tours will be permitted...
Update to tourism related activities under Risk Adjusted Level Three
30th July 2020
The latest update from Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane can be found HEREIndividuals will now be permitted to leave their homes to travel for leisure purposes within the province where they reside. Only intra-provincial travel is permitted. Travel between provinces for leisure purposes remains prohibited until further notice. Accommodation facilities are now permitted to operate for leisure...
Survey reveals South Africans are itching to travel
17th July 2020
A recent survey conducted by the Flight Centre Travel Group showed that South Africans are ready to travel again.Flight Centre conducted the survey through their newsletter and Facebook page, with 7 546 respondents taking part. Around 43 percent of the respondents lived in Gauteng, followed by 23 percent in Cape Town and 18 percent in KwaZulu-Natal.The survey found that 86 percent of respondents...

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