Cape Town will be the destination of choice this December with visitors flocking back to the Mother City.
The increase in bookings to South Africa from travellers in Europe’s German-speaking countries is good news for the local tourism sector.
The latest country to reopen its borders to vaccinated South Africans is Austria in Europe.
South Africans may once again travel to Germany, as a result of Germany’s travel ban being lifted at midnight on 31 July.
Pent-up demand for travel to South Africa is increasing in Europe following vaccination rollouts and the easing of travel restrictions.
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There’s finally some light at the end the tunnel for travellers as Lufthansa resumes direct flights to Cape Town, among other promising news.
The German airline is reducing the frequency of its international flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Border closures, travel bans and airlines requiring PCR test certificates from passengers are making travelling outside South Africa ever more challenging and costly.
The country may follow the lead of other European governments that are imposing flight bans because of the new coronavirus strain.
South Africans can take advantage of heavily discounted airfares from Lufthansa for early 2021 – but you have to book now.
Airlines operating flights to South Africa are reporting extremely low passenger numbers.
Lufthansa has returned to a ‘full travel schedule’ with flights to South Africa, and a number of other European airlines are set to follow suit.
Lufthansa could be going, Emirates has gone, and more airlines may refuse to operate flights to South Africa – due to these problematic travel laws.
First Lufthansa and Emirates; and now three of the United State’s largest airlines have decided to take a stand and ban the transport of lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino trophies.
The German carrier has had to add extra flights to Cape Town, as tourist demand for one of the world’s most loved holiday destinations has increased.