Travelling in South Africa - Coronavirus Covid-19: South African Tourism update

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Coronavirus Covid-19

Adjusted alert level 1 was in place from 1 October 2021 to 4 April 2022. The National State of Disaster was lifted on 5 April 2022.

The following transitional measures are in place following the lifting of the National State of Disaster.

• All international travellers who are fully vaccinated must produce a valid vaccination certificate upon arrival

• Unvaccinated travellers must provide a valid certificate of a negative COVID-19 test, recognised by the World Health Organisation, which was obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel. This does not apply to: Passengers younger than five (5) years old

• Outbound travellers from South Africa must comply with the requirements of the country of destination.

• All persons in an open public space need not wear a face mask but must maintain a distance of at least one metre from another person.

• The wearing of a face mask is mandatory for every person when in an indoor public place, excluding a child under the age of six years.

• A valid vaccination certificate or valid certificate of a negative COVID-19 test may be required to attend large gatherings, including faith-based or religious, social, political, and cultural, gatherings at restaurants, bars, shebeens and taverns; gatherings at conferencing, exhibitions, dining, gyms, fitness centres, casinos and entertainment facilities, gatherings at venues hosting auctions including agricultural auctions and sporting activities

• Interprovincial travel for leisure allowed

• There is no curfew in place

• Alcohol establishments that have licences to operate beyond 23h00 will revert to licence conditions.

• The thirty-two land border posts that have been closed throughout this period will remain closed, while the other twenty-one will remain open.

• Passengers can only land at Johannesburg O.R Tambo International Airport; Lanseria International Airport; Cape Town International Airport, Durban King Shaka International Airport and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport.

For the latest updates on Covid 19 entry requirements to South Africa visit: https://www.gov.za/covid-19/about//transitional

Testimonials

Mhondoro Game Reserve

A fantastic stay

Myself and my girlfriend recently returned from a fantastic stay at the Mhondoro Game lodge in the Welgevonden game reserve in South Africa.

Ash from Best Of South Africa travel organized our pick up and drop off and helped us plan our stay in this fantastic lodge.

I would highly recommend anyone looking to book a safari holiday or indeed …

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