Cyril Ramaphosa, president of South Africa, has introduced the vacation spot will open its worldwide borders to all international locations, efficient instantly.
This contains travellers from the UK & Eire.
Laws do, nonetheless, stay in place, with guests anticipated to current a paper copy of a unfavorable Covid-19 certificates from a take a look at taken within the 72 hours earlier than departure.
Kgomotso Ramothea, appearing hub head at South African Tourism for the UK & Eire, commented: “We’re delighted with the newest announcement that South Africa has re-opened its borders to all international locations together with the UK & Eire, two of its key supply markets.
“It is a enormous step in the suitable course in direction of South Africa’s tourism restoration.
“Whereas South Africa stays on the UK’s quarantine checklist, it’s promising to know that when the UK’s restrictions are lifted, the vacation spot might be able to welcome vacationers again.
“As South Africa approaches its summer time season, it’s the proper vacation spot for some winter solar, significantly for Brits seeking to guide a visit with their households for the festive season.
“There’s heaps in retailer for travellers in 2021 too together with the British and Irish Lions Tour in July and August and a raft of latest resort openings such because the eagerly anticipated Kruger Shalati (“the prepare on the bridge”) which opens subsequent month.
“We stay up for welcoming guests to discover our nation to expertise our vibrant tradition, unimaginable meals and wine and superior safari.”