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Australia Reopens, But Not To South Africans

Update – breaking news – travellers from the red list of Southern African countries are to be allowed into New South Wales, effective this morning. This story is presently being updated and TN will publish a new story this morning. From 15 December, eligible visa holders, including skilled migrants and international students, as well as tourists from …

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GTA UPDATED CANCELLATION POLICY ON TRAVEL

Due to accommodation and travel suppliers altering their cancellation and refund policies due to the COVID pandemic, these updates are not always sent through to Global Travel Alliance (GTA).  It is impossible for GTA to check on all these websites and therefore we advise the following: Please limit your international travel where possible for now.  …

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Morocco Extends Flight Ban

Morocco has extended the current suspension of all flights and ferries into the country until December 31, according to the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. The country initially put the travel ban in place on November 29 until December 13 in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant. Source: https://www.ttgmedia.com/news

AU wants member states to urgently lift travel bans imposed on South Africa

The African Union (AU) has called on member states to urgently rescind travel bans imposed on South Africa following the detection of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Researchers and scientists from South Africa’s Network for Genomic Surveillance were the first to discover the highly mutated Omicron coronavirus variant in late-November. In return, international travel bans were …

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