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Mauritius Holidays on Hold but Hopeful.

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The Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth, has announced a phased reopening of the island’s borders over the next few months.

(as per Travel News Article 07 Sep 2020)

Travel Ban Summary

  • Border restrictions will stay in place until October 31 and neither aircraft nor passengers will be allowed in, even for transit purposes.
  • The repatriation of Mauritian nationals would continue until the end of September 2020.
  • Effective 01 October 2020 more flights would be scheduled to and from designated destinations.
  • Mauritian nationals, residents, and holders of work or occupational permits will be given priority for travel to the island.
  • The next opening phase will be considered based on the evolution of COVID-19.
  • Travel bookings are being placed for travel from 01 December 2020 but are subject to borders re-opening.
  • SAA, Air Mauritius, and BA Comair have been the three dominant carriers servicing the South Africa-Mauritius route, and all three are currently under administration or business rescue.
  • However, plans are in place for the airlines to resume operations with new start dates under review.

Despite the challenges, The Travel Industry remains positive.

New Health and Safety protocols have been put in place throughout the passengers’ journey and everyone is ready to welcome back our travelers and guests.

Travel News Article 07 Sep 2020