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Thailand awaits!

Thailand now allows South Africans back into its Sandbox programme. The country’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved the lifting of travel restrictions on arrivals from African countries. This means travellers from South Africa will be allowed to apply for the Thailand Pass under the Sandbox Programme or the Happy Quarantine Programme effective …

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SOUTH AFRICA / MAURITIUS: Mauritius lifts ban on southern Africa

Mauritius has lifted the COVID-related travel ban on travellers from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia, with effect from today (January 7). Vaccinated guests do not need to quarantine but must have a certificate of a negative PCR test taken 72 hours before departure. They will be tested again on …

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Ireland once more visa-free for SAs

The Republic of Ireland has reversed the visa requirements for certain southern African nationalities, in an order signed by Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, TD. With effect from midnight on Wednesday, December 22, nationals of Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho and South Africa no longer require entry visas, and nationals of Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and South …

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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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