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Prevent a Parking Ticket Panic! OR Tambo’s Parking Protocols and Procedures.

Recent travellers have been caught off-guard and returned to OR Tambo airport after their travels to find that they have racked up unexpectedly high-priced parking tickets – some as much as R2 000 for one night! The OR Tambo International Airport management team has changed the airport’s parking set-up to accommodate additional parking products, as […]

Scrap the Red List! We’ve got the Green Light!

On the 11th of November 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the extension of the State of Disaster in South Africa to 15 December 2020, but also listed further easing of lockdown level 1 travel and tourism restrictions and regulations. A summary of the easing of restrictions is as follows:   Partial re-opening of borders The […]

SEYCHELLES IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Seychellois authorities have approved travellers from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Niger, Burundi, Ghana, Rwanda, Botswana, Cote D’Ivoire and Kenya to enter the country for business or leisure trips. The Seychelles is currently a safer, lower-risk country to visit for business development and corporate travels, as they have had an exceptionally low number of COVID-19 cases with […]

British Airway’s travel enhancements

Mark Muren, British Airway’s Head of Global Sales, and Michael Harrigan, Head of Health Services for British Airways talks us through the travel enhancements that BA has introduced to ensure travellers’ safety during the Covid-19 pandemic.

WE ARE ON STAND-BY, TO STAND BY YOU

Navigating the travel landscape is even more challenging now than before.   We can guide you, and in the case of any complications out of your control, help you get un-stuck. Our travel experts are here to support you, as you navigate your return to travel.  Our years of experience, empathy and unwavering support of corporate […]

CONFUSED ABOUT COMING HOME? DON’T BE

If it feels like the recent information on travel restrictions is about as clear as mud, fear not! We‘ve simplified it for you. The first thing to know is that ANY South African citizen or permanent resident, currently residing (or stuck) in any part of the world will be allowed access back to South Africa, […]

YOUR TRAVEL ‘GO-BAG’ ESSENTIALS

An essentials list for your travel ‘go-bag’! Travel has changed – and so should your travel ‘go-bag’. It is always important to be prepared, and with these simple yet important items in your hand luggage or on your person, you will be ready to travel safely. Extra masks: Have a few disposable masks with you […]

An insight into local business travel

Club Travel Corporate CEO, Kananelo Makhetha, recently travelled between Johannesburg and Cape Town for business purposes and shares his first-hand experience with us. The flight: I had booked to travel on Airlink and used the email confirmation of my flight to check-in online.  Knowing that there would be additional safety protocols in place, I arrived […]

Level 1 is here – We believe you can fly!

As announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 16 September 2020, the Covid-19 lockdown regulations will be lowered to Level 1 as of midnight on the 20th of September 2020. The lowering of levels to level 1 brings about the following changes in terms of travel: NEW POLICY SPECIFICS: The State of Disaster stays in place […]

Change is coming

Our Corporate Director, Kananelo Makhetha, talks about the various parts of travel that’ll be affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic, once travel returns to the “new normal”.

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When travelling, you’re always at risk of losing a valuable item. We focus on what to do when your phone gets lost or stolen. Just because you’re not planning to lose your phone doesn’t mean you should not be prepared. We’ll guide you through some necessary steps before the worst happens.

GEARING UP TO RENT A CAR?

A travel management company (TMC) will give important advice such as which vehicle is best suited to your driving experience and skill, driving legislation and rules of the road per destination, as well as personal and company vehicle insurance.

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PROTECT YOUR VALUABLES AND YOURSELF IN-FLIGHT

Many people believe these incidents are rare. Or are they? They are only made public when an arrest happens. So there is no real way to determine how often they occur? Better be safe than sorry …

WHEN YOUR LOAD IS HEAVY, TRAVEL LIGHT

Advice on flying with luggage.

WAYS TO PAY YOUR WAY WHEN TRAVELLING

For travellers conducting business in foreign environments, what are the most secure and least costly methods of payment? Here is a selection of payment methods that are a result of, or in spite of, technological developments.

PROTECTION IS BETTER THAN CURE

When conducting business in foreign, highly competitive destinations, protecting sensitive information on your electronic devices is vital. Criminals can, through dubious action, access such information and use your valuable intellectual property to their advantage and your disadvantage.

HOW TO BEAT JET LAG

BE INFORMED, BE AWARE, BE PREPARED!

Travelling on business, especially to foreign destinations, can be stressful; tight deadlines, back-to-back meetings, unfamiliar surroundings, different cultures, and more. To mitigate the added pressure of unfortunate incidents, it’s best to be informed, aware and prepared. Here’s how:

HELP! I’M RUNNING A CONFERENCE

Organising a conference can be an intimidating amount of work, especially if you’re new to the game and have been assigned this responsibility over and above your day job.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF FREQUENT FLYER POINTS

As a frequent business flyer, you’re well aware of the value of frequent flyer loyalty programmes. For example, your accumulated points paying for most (if not all) flights to and from your family holidays.

However, if you’re an infrequent flyer, did you know that you too can benefit substantially from airline loyalty programmes?

DO I DECLARE? WE SUGGEST YOU DO!

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