International Travel Prospects For South Africans

International Travel Prospects For South Africans

Exciting news on the cards! We’ve been waiting for almost 16 months! Fresh and exciting international travel prospects for South Africans have become available and we cannot wait to start packing. An exotic array of European destinations currently accept fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. That European holiday you’ve been dreaming of the last 16 months is here! Norway, Switzerland, Estonia and Iceland are just some of the countries that are extending a warm welcome to South Africans that are fully vaccinated.

Exciting European Countries South Africans Can Visit

A joint information project called Sherpa that involves major international travel agencies and airlines have banded together to assist travellers around the world to travel, safely and with peace of mind, in an almost post-Covid, post-vaccination time. This means you can now book a well deserved international holiday package to these European countries that are well worth a visit. Fully vaccinated South Africans can now visit any of the following countries:

  • Ukraine
  • Iceland
  • Switzerland
  • Montenegro
  • Estonia
  • Moldova
  • Lithuania
  • Romania
  • Norway
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
Iceland Landscape

You can visit Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice, with its majestic ice glaciers and some of the world’s most active volcanoes. Embark on an adventure to Romania, with its green hills that are enveloped in vineyards and forests, sandy beaches, and snow-covered mountains.

If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting Switzerland before, you can experience scenic train rides, admire the breathtaking landscapes, try your hand (or leg) at skiing or indulge in their world-famous Swiss fondues and chocolates. Plan your dates well and you may just be in time for the famous Switzerland Christmas Markets, considered to be some of the most beautiful and largest in Europe.

For an authentic Eastern European experience, Bosnia Herzegovina and Ukraine are must-sees. It is impossible not to fall in love with the dramatic rocky mountains, hauntingly beautiful landscapes, and turquoise rivers with their glorious waterfalls of the Balkans.

Ukraine provides plenty of activities that suit everyone’s budget and taste. From exploring the remote Carpathian mountains, to its bustling city life, or exploring the medieval cultural heritage and Soviet architecture, you are bound to be captivated.

North Macedonia And Albania

Macedonia and Albania currently allow entry to unvaccinated travellers. North Macedonia has three national parks that feature stunning waterfalls, magnificent mountain peaks, and glacial lakes that will take your breath away. This country is also known for its prestigious award-winning wineries. Albania is equally exciting and the perfect getaway for nature enthusiasts with its forests, mountains, sandy beaches, and plenty more. One of the best things about Albania is the free roaming horses and grazing cows that are found everywhere.


We hope you have found this read about international travel prospects for South Africans useful and that we’ve piqued your interest to visit these exotic countries. There are some really affordable and equally exciting deals on offer, so click here and see what Europe has on offer.

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