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South Africa moves to adjusted alert level two
12th September 2021
President Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found  HERESouth Africa will move to adjusted alert level two from Monday 13 September 2021.All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including observance of guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, hygiene and use of appropriate personal protective equipment, like cloth face masks.The following measures will be implemented:A...
Countries open to South Africans
31st August 2021
We keep you up to date with the countries open to South Africans - some may require vaccines and others just PCR testing whilst others require quarantine on arrival. We update this list on a weekly basis. Please view the full list of countries here.
South Africa moves to adjusted alert level three
25th July 2021
South Africa moves to adjusted alert level threePresident Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found HERESouth Africa will move to adjusted alert level three with immediate effect. All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including observance of guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, hygiene and use of appropriate personal protective equipment, like cloth face...
The safety of our people and our customers is our priority.
12th July 2021
The Flight Centre Travel Group has made the decision for all Flight Centre Travel Experts in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and Mpumalanga to service your travel enquiries from home while protests are ongoing in these provinces. Flight Centre Travel Experts will be working remotely while stores are temporarily closed and all customers can contact their Travel Experts on email or by phone as usual.
South Africa to remain at adjusted alert level four
12th July 2021
President Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found HERESouth Africa will remain at adjusted alert level four until 25 July 2021.All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including observance of guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, hygiene and use of appropriate personal protective equipment, like cloth face masks.Additional measures to be implemented under...
South Africa moves to adjusted alert level four
27th June 2021
President Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found HERESouth Africa will move to adjusted alert level four on Monday 28 June 2021 until Sunday 25 July 2021. All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including observance of guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, hygiene and use of appropriate personal protective equipment, like cloth face masks.Additional...
FLIGHT CENTRE TRAVEL GROUP STATEMENT UPDATED TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
16th June 2021
Following the announcement by the President yesterday evening, 15 June 2021, that a stricter curfew will be imposed, the Flight Centre Travel Group would like to reassure its travellers that they will still be able to board their flights and complete the last leg of their journey after they have landed.The government gazette stipulates that although the new curfew is from 10pm to 4am, people who...
South Africa moves to alert level three
15th June 2021
President Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found HERESouth Africa will move to alert level three at midnight on 15 June 2021. Curfew will be in place between 22:00 pm and 04:00 am.All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including observance of guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, hygiene and use ofappropriate personal protective equipment, like cloth face masks....
FCTG welcomes new SAA ownership - The welcome news brings more choice to the South African traveller
11th June 2021
JOHANNESBURG, 11 JUNE 2021 – The Flight Centre Travel Group has welcomed the announcement of a newly configured South African Airways (SAA), which will be jointly owned by government and a strategic equity partner consortium, Takatso.“We welcome the announcement this morning regarding the way forward for SAA as a sustainable and competitive airline that will no longer be dependent on the fiscus...
South Africa moves to adjusted alert level two
31st May 2021
President Ramaphosa's latest speech can be found HERESouth Africa will move to an adjusted alert level two on 31 May 2021. Curfew will be in place between 23:00 pm and 04:00 am. All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including observance of guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, hygiene and use ofappropriate personal protective equipment, like cloth face masks...

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