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    These are new lockdown travel rules as South Africa reopens 20 land borders this week

    The post These are new lockdown travel rules as South Africa reopens 20 land borders this week appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. South Africa is reopening 20 land border crossings to allow normal travel from this week, lifting restrictions implemented last month to control rising coronavirus infections. This was revealed by the Home Affairs Ministry. The ministry said land border points, including those with Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana, would reopen after being closed on 11 January. “The active and orderly management of people through our borders is an important part of the country’s overall risk-adjusted approach to control the spread of COVID-19,” said home affairs minister…

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    The Maldives Will Now Vaccinate Tourists When They Land – Robb Report

    Considering a vacation but not sure you’ll be able to lock in a vaccine appointment before you book? If you’re dreaming of the Maldives, the islands have you covered. To stay in line with its goal of welcoming 1.5 million tourists in 2021, the island nation is implementing a program to vaccinate visitors on arrival. Abdulla Mausoom, the country’s tourism minister, told CNBC that the initiative is called 3V: “visit, vaccinate and vacation.” While the tropical paradise has been open to travelers from the United States and elsewhere since July 2020, visitors have been required to arrive with a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 96 hours of their departure—and…