Opening doors to the world with a second passport

2017-10-11 11:54

Dual citizenship is becoming increasingly popular as it often comes with an increase in travel and settlement freedom. But it comes at a price.

Airbnb: No impact yet from SA child visa laws

2015-07-28 14:41

Controversial child visa laws in South Africa have not hurt fast-growing internet accommodation sharing service Airbnb’s business in the country.

WATCH: How rich do you really need to be to buy a 'golden visa'?

There are affordable options when buying yourself into a new country, but it all depends what you want from it, says Henley & Partners group vice chairperson Andrew Taylor.

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Chinese investors boost Australia's visa scheme

2015-02-23 12:00

The past year has seen a five-fold increase in the number of visas Australia grants to wealthy foreign investors, according to a report.

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 Kenya visa requirements for South Africans

2014-06-17 15:00

South Africans previously enjoyed 30 days visa-free travel to Kenya - but as of 1 July things are about to change.

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.


Visa reforms set to boost tourism industry

2017-08-02 10:57

South Africa’s tourism industry has welcomed a planned easing of visa restrictions, which looks set to lift lower arrival numbers and offset slowing domestic holiday travel.

INFOGRAPHIC: Top countries to have a second home

2015-07-17 00:41

Out of the 19 residence programmes reviewed, Portugal’s Golden Residence Permit Programme has emerged as the world’s best residence-by-investment programme.

WATCH: Choosing between a residency and citizenship 'golden visa' isn't as easy as it looks

South Africans wanting an extra passport to travel, do business internationally or as an alternative place to live need to choose their programme carefully, says an expert.

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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.

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.

The most expensive Schengen visa...

2013-11-20 09:36

But at least you get a home in Spain or Portugal thrown in.

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

South Africans hoping to visit Europe face more visa hurdles, as new biometric data becomes part of the Schengen visa application process.

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