Thailand recently approved a new round of relaxed entry measures for arrivals from South Africa and other African countries.
Mauritius has lifted its ban and opened its borders to travellers from southern African countries with immediate effect.
France is the latest country in the European Union to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa.
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After closing its borders to South Africa last month, Mauritius has again extended its entry ban on nationals from southern Africa.
With the Omicron variant accounting for more than 74% of cases in the US, the travel restrictions on South Africa are completely futile
Travel to Europe is not likely to be allowed any time soon with European countries’ decision to maintain travel restrictions on South Africa.
The USA may soon lift its travel ban on SA – and other southern African nations – imposed soon after the Omicron variant was first reported.
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Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Paul Kelly announced that the travel ban against eight southern African countries have been ceased.
Dozens of other countries were quick to follow the UK when it decided to place South Africa back on its contentious travel red list
South Africa has been on the UK’s controversial red list for the past several weeks – but it seems that could soon all change
Germany said that a long list of conditions must be met before a South African citizen may currently travel to the country.
Qatar Airways will again accept South African-based passengers on its flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town as from 12 December.
Christmas gifts and parcels may likely be delayed by travel restrictions due to Covid-19 variant Omicron, claim the South African Post Office.
Canadians from a list of 10 countries – including South Africa – must show a valid negative COVID-19 test done in a third country.
Trevor Noah mocks Texas govenor Greg Abbott’s remark that South Africans are illegally crossing the border to the US.
‘We’ll take our apology in free plane tickets & hotel stays,’ wrote Trevor Noah after news that Omicron was apparently already in Europe before its SA detection.
A government spokesman said that France will start allowing flights from South Africa to land on its territory, but restrictions apply.
‘As a South African, I think this travel ban is total bulls***’, Trevor Noah said of the travel restrictions placed on African countries.
The continued uncertainty around Omicron has resulted in the complete suspension of travel between South Africa and Thailand.
After a brief travel ban against SA, a business class seat on British Airways from Johannesburg to London reached a cold R65 000.
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