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What You Need to Travel to South Africa

12 November 2020

We are pleased to announce that as of 11 November 2020, international travel to South Africa will resume subject to a few common-sense precautions.

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The precautions are as follows:

International air travel is restricted to the following airports:

(a) Cape Town International Airport;

(b) OR Tambo International Airport; and

(c) King Shaka International Airport.

The City and our official destination marketing organisation Cape Town Tourism have welcomed the announcement to reopen South Africa’s national borders.

“This announcement comes as a huge relief to those who work in the tourism industry and the businesses who greatly rely on tourism as an economic lifeline, especially ahead of our traditional high season,” said Cape Town Tourism on its website.

Alderman James Vos, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities, said Cape Town was ready to safely welcome back visitors.

“Our City is tourism ready, and we must do everything to encourage residents and visitors, including businesses, to adhere to health protocols to keep our city safe and open as a preferred destination.”

Visit Cape Town Tourism for itineraries.

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