Amanda Watson
News Editor
3 minute read
15 Dec 2021
5:45 am

Relief as UK lifts its travel restrictions on SA and 10 other countries

Amanda Watson

UK, also said expensive quarantine packages would be scrapped and that travellers from South Africa could self-isolate at a location of their choice.

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From Table Mountain in the Cape over the Drakensberg and Magaliesberg to the Soutpansberg mountains in Limpopo, a sigh of relief would have been felt blowing over South Africa as the United Kingdom on Tusday liftedits travel restrictions on South Africa and 10 other countries. Sajid Javid, secretary of state for health and social care of the UK, also said expensive quarantine packages would be scrapped and that travellers from South Africa could self-isolate at a location of their choice. “It was clear from the start that restrictions were counterproductive and ineffective,” said Airlines Association of Southern Africa chief executive...