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19 MarGovernment clarifies position on visas from high-risk countries


The Ministry of Home Affairs has clarified that travellers from the 10 identified high-risk countries that have been restricted from travelling…

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19 MarMauritius closes borders


Mauritius has closed its borders to all foreign nationals, including South Africans, effective March 19, 20h00 GMT. The Prime Minister of…

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19 MarWithdrawal of Visa Exemptions for Travellers from Covid-19 High and Medium Risk Countries


Dr PA Motsoaledi, MP, South African Minister of Home Affairs recently issued a statement for the Withdrawal of Visa Exemptions for…

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19 MarGovernment Gazette Update


An important update to the South African Government Gazette. Click here to view.

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18 MarNew visa requirements for high-risk countries


Six high-risk countries – which, to date have enjoyed visa-free entry into South Africa – will now be required to apply…

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18 MarBorder Air closure


Border Air has closed and will reopen Thursday March 19. Helena Maxwell, commercial manager at the representation company, told eTNW it…

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18 MarSeychelles updates travel advisory


Following the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak, Seychelles has revised its travel advisory effective March 18. The updated measures require that…

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18 MarAirlines turn to SAA for capacity amid COVID-19 route cuts


SAA, which currently flies to two COVID-19 high-risk countries in Europe, is receiving requests from other airlines to consider flying their…

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18 MarKenya announces travel ban


Kenya has banned entry for people coming from any country with reported COVID-19 cases, including South Africa. The Kenyan government announced…

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18 Mar27 airlines are suspending or severely reducing flights as coronavirus-related travel restrictions shake the industry — here’s the full list


As relevant announcements around the  from airlines are published, we will link them below:

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