Travel Alert: Lockdown South Africa


South Africa to enter Nationwide lockdown

A nationwide lockdown in South Africa will come into effect as of midnight, Thursday 26 March 2020. All international and domestic flights are prohibited, irrespective of the risk category of the country of origin. Airlines have adjusted their schedules and capacity to ensure that flights arrive and depart prior to the lockdown coming into effect.

A full overview of President Ramaphosa's speech from 23 March 2020 can be found HERE

We understand that these are challenging times and we are here to support you in any way possible. We are proactively contacting our customers to assist with changes to their immediate travel. Should you have any questions, please contact your dedicated Travel Expert. Call volumes may be higher than normal and our Travel Experts are assisting customers with (immediate departures).

Should you be unable to return to your country of origin during this time, contact your nearest Mission. A list of South Africa Missions abroad can be found on the link

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