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SEYCHELLES TRAVEL RESTRICTION FOR SOUTH AFRICANS
23rd December 2020
With effect from 31 December, South Africa will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles.Between Wednesday 23rd December and Thursday 31st December all visitors arriving from South Africa will not be permitted to stay in their private residence, but will have to book in a category 2 establishment for at least 10 days before being tested, and if...
Requirements for international travel in/out of South Africa
17th December 2020
South Africans are permitted to travel freely as mentioned during the ministerial brief on 30 September, however will be required to check the entry requirements of the country they wish to travel to. There are still many entry restrictions and border closures that remain in effect globally. Any returning South African citizens and residents will be subject to entry regulations and protocols....
Additional Coronavirus hotspots named with further nationwide restrictions to be implemented
14th December 2020
President Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found HEREThe National State of Disaster has been extended until 15 January 2021.In addition to the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, the Sarah Baartman district and Garden Route district have been declared as coronavirus hotspots. A curfew between 10h00 pm and 04h00 am will come into effect for these metros and districts with immediate effect as of midnight, 14...
Additional restrictions imposed on South Africa's hotspot
04th December 2020
 President Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found here: HERE The National State of Disaster has been extended until 15 January 2021.  All level one restrictions will remain in place throughout the country. The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has been declared as a coronavirus hotspot. A curfew between 10h00 pm and 04h00 am will come into effectas of midnight 3 December...
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...

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