Those living in hotspot districts are encouraged to minimise their travel within the district to essential travel only. Travel to hotspot districts should be avoided if possible. South Africans are permitted to travel freely internationally as mentioned during the ministerial brief on 30 September, however will be required to check the entry requirements of the country they wish to travel to.
It was mentioned during President Ramaphosa's speech that the 20 land ports of entry currently open, will be closed until 15 February 2021. Read more to view details.
The Government Gazette indicates that international travel can take place from and to OR Tambo, King Shaka and Cape Town International Airport. Travellers entering South Africa will need to provide a valid certificate of a negative COVID test not older than 72 hours.
Flight Centre Travel Group Lands Record Amount of New Business for Corporate Travel Amid Global Pandemic
Flight Centre Travel Group released its year-end results on 27 August for its 2020 Fiscal Year, which show an optimistic future for its corporate brands despite a major downturn in the travel industry.
Flight Centre Travel Group’s Corporate Business Delivers Record Results While Achieving Cash Flow Targets
Flight Centre Travel Group’s (FCTG) corporate business has delivered a record amount of new accounts during a challenging period for the travel industry.
The framework, which offers travellers access to the benefits of the latest technology and automation tools, as well as unlimited traveller information, forms part of the second in a range of pledges to help customers on the road to business travel recovery.
From 21 July, East London Airport, George Airport and Kimberley Airport will resume operations for domestic travel for business and essential purposes.
The COVID-19 has not led to higher levels of online booking adoption among business travellers, according to the second poll in a multi-national ‘State of the Market’ study by FCM Travel Solutions.
As part of the brand’s commitment to lead the way out of the COVID-19 crisis, FCM Travel Solutions has announced it will be launching four pledges to customers, that will set the benchmark for the ‘new normal’ for business travel over the coming months.
As the impact continues to spread with no quick wins in clear sight, it is important to watch, listen and learn from each other to ensure we step-up and get-out of this storm to the best of our ability.
Imagine being abroad on business when you receive news that the borders to your home country will be closing in a matter of days.
There is no crystal ball to tell us when exactly travel will return, or what we can definitively expect to change, but we know that heightened hygiene measures stemming from Covid-19 will be a critical part of travel moving forward.