ARTICLES RELATING TO VISA

Australia visa 101

2014-06-27 16:16

Feel like it's high time you went to visit your long lost family Down Under? Here's everything you need to know about applying.

Why was there no transitional period for new visa rules?

2014-06-26 15:18

An Immigrations Director at Initiate Immigration questions the manner in which the new immigration rules have been implemented and communicated to the public.

Tourism: SA needs to put its money where its mouth is

2014-06-12 09:49

A survey looking at tourism in South Africa over the last 20 years shows significant growth but begs the question - Why is the state not spending more on making tourists feel welcome?

India eases visa rules to boost tourist numbers

2014-02-06 09:22

Tourists travelling to India from 180 countries will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain visas after New Delhi announced an "historic" overhaul of its strict visa regime.

UK scraps visa bond for 'high risk' Africans, Asians

2013-11-06 09:29

Britain is scrapping a plan to force visitors from six "high-risk" countries to pay a cash bond of almost R50 000.

US visas not affected by US State shutdown

2013-10-01 08:51

A threatened partial shutdown of the US government will not hit foreign nationals lining up for visas to visit the United States, a US official has said.

Go home, Home Affairs, you're drunk

2013-05-21 14:22

Home Affairs' tit-for-tat plan to implement stringent visa regulations for UK visitors to South Africa leaves Nadia Krige baffled.

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2013-02-25 00:00

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2012-07-09 12:00

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2012-03-16 12:00

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

Cardholders increase SA travel spend

2011-10-26 16:17

South Africa saw a 23% rise in spending by international travellers using their Visa cards, a report says.

Dalai Lama visa row may hamper SA economy

2011-10-05 18:45

The Reputation Institute says not granting the Dalai Lama a visa may adversely affect SA's long-term reputation and economic interests.

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2010-08-10 15:17

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

Multi-entry visas needed for SA

2009-11-16 22:38

Nigerians, including those holding diplomatic and official Nigerian passports, will have to obtain multiple-entry visas to visit South Africa, Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has announced.

SA diplomats must apply for UK visas

2009-10-09 22:09

South African diplomats are not excluded from the UK's visa policy, Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says.

 

Why we are avoiding travelling through Dubai

2014-06-26 15:35

A News24 Travel reader says she is disgusted by the treatment of her husband by immigration staff during his transit through Dubai.

New visa rules: Why are we building barriers?

2014-06-13 10:33

Major tourism bodies have criticised the implementation of South Africa’s new immigration rules and are taking the issues up with the national department of tourism

New travel rules for kids to cause chaos

2014-06-10 14:56

The Association of Southern African Travel Agents is trying to delay the implementation of the new rules for travelling with kids - with the school holidays just days away.

Gulf states mull Schengen-like visa

2013-10-28 13:52

In hopes of encouraging free travel between its members, the Federation Gulf Cooperation Council is considering the introduction of a common GCC tourism visa.

New Schengen visa complications for SA

2013-06-03 16:00
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South Africans hoping to visit Europe face more visa hurdles, as new biometric data becomes part of the Schengen visa application process.

US visa 101

2013-04-08 15:18

We give you a run-down of the basic US visa application process.

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2013-01-30 15:17

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2012-04-30 12:00

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2012-03-05 12:00

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

Dalai Lama visit can hurt trade - paper

2011-10-07 15:22

Hosting the Dalai Lama can affect a country's trade relations with China, says a newspaper report citing a recent German research paper.

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2010-08-16 12:00

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad

2010-08-02 15:17

Stolen wallets, lost passports and costly ER trips will put a damper on your holiday. Read this safety guide and make your trip a pleasant one!

UK visa requirements staying

2009-10-14 22:25

SA should ensure that it is "standing on firm ground" before re-negotiating UK visa requirements, Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says.

 
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