Seychelles reopens doors to African countries from October 19 with weekly flights announced for SA in Nov

Seychelles reopens doors to  African countries from October 19 with weekly flights announced for SA in Nov

Seychellois authorities have given permission for travelers from ten African countries to re-enter the country from Monday, 19th October 2020.

Seychelles like many countries around the world had shut its international gateway to travellers following the Covid-19 outbreak. But the country resumed international flights last August, albeit to some selected countries.

In their latest updated Visitors Travel Advisory, the Indian Ocean island says travellers from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi Niger, Burundi, Ghana, Rwanda, Botswana, Cote D’Ivoire and Kenya can now enter Seychelles.

According to the authorities, “Seychelles has so far, recorded an exceptionally low number of cases and there has been no community transmission nor deaths associated with the Virus.”

“With travelers ’wellbeing and that of the local population at heart, Seychelles has put in place protocols to ensure safe travel and stay for its visitors,” Authorities said in a mail copied VoyagesAfriq.

In line with the new development, Air Seychelles has announced weekly –Saturday- flights to Johannesburg from the month of November with the frequency of three times a week from December.

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