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In this area of the website you will find comprehensive information and travel options for getting to the venue and into Cape Town.
Safety Tips when travelling to Cape Town
We strongly recommend planning ahead with your travel arrangements to ensure a smooth trip to ibtm africa.
> Airport transfers
> Travelling by car
> Travelling by bus
> Travelling by train
You can fly directly to Cape Town International Airport from many major International cities and can connect easily from Johannesburg's OR Tambo airport which is serviced by a wide range of airlines.
We suggest that you book your flights in advance for ibtm africa 2017 which will take place during Africa Travel Week from the 19th to 23rd April.
> Travel using One World Event Codes
If you need help finding somewhere to stay during your visit our friends at HotelMap have the best offers.
You may require a visa to visit South Africa. Please check with your local South African Embassy or visit the Department for Home Affairs South Africa website on whether you require a visa for your trip to WTM Africa.
New visa / entry regulations
There has been much in the news recently regarding the new regulations for entry into South Africa. Thebe Reed is monitoring all the info as closely as possible, but in order to ensure that you are kept informed we recommend you visit www.southafrica.info on a regular basis in order to stay abreast of all the changes or you can visit http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/index.php/immigration-services/apply-for-a-south-african-visa for added information.
DHA has confirmed during a media briefing on February 5 that the short-term recommended changes to the immigration regulations, which came into effect in June 2014, have been completed.
- See more at: http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/Home/Detail?articleId=106163&utm_source=Now+Media+Newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=TU+Daily+Mail&utm_term=#sthash.bQzhlB6V.dpuf
Ebola Virus Reference: www.who.int
Passengers are urged not to panic, and merely to enquire with reliable sources before confirming their travel plans. There are 47 countries in continental Africa and currently the WHO are reporting only 4 that have been affected. Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. At present, no cases have been confirmed anywhere else in the world outside these 4 countries. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2014/ebola-travel/en/
>> Visit the Department for Home Affairs South Africa website
Yellow Fever reference: www.travelclinic.co.za
Yellow Fever is a viral illness for which there is no cure, but there is an effective vaccine which will prevent it. It is transmitted by a day-time biting mosquito. The Yellow Fever virus continuously lurks in the background in the forests and jungles of Africa, Central and South America.
>> Visit WHO for more information
South African Airways (SAA) is one of the leading carriers in Africa, serving 26 destinations across the continent, as well as major destinations within South Africa and internationally from its Johannesburg hub. It is a proud member of the largest international airline network, Star Alliance.
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