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South Africa travelers should be able to cancel planned visits to the national parks of the country for free. Löwen im Krüger-Nationalpark: Wegen der neuen Corona-Variante Omikron dürften die meisten Südafrika-Reisen erst einmal ausfallen. © Philipp Laage / DPA-TMN Löwen im Kruger National Park: Because of the new Corona variant Omikron, most South Africa trips are likely to fail.

Who comes from a country that has exposed travel to South Africa, will not have to pay cancellation fees from 26 November for a period of twelve months to the cancellation of the travel restrictions. That said the spokeswoman of the National Park Authority, Hapiloe Sello.

The new Corona variant Omikron had first been proven in South Africa. In recent days, many countries have already introduced restrictions on travel from Southern Africa. The German Government occupied South Africa and other states of the region as virus variants. This means a 14-day quarantine in returning to Germany - also for vaccinated and greeting. The National Parking authority fears a burglary of safaritourism - and would like to meet tourists with flexible solutions and the waiver of cancellation fees. Customers who can no longer start their journey should contact the booking bodies of the

National Parking Authority SANPARKS

, says.

X1 One hopes, however, that travelers merely move their visit. "We encourage guests to make the decision to make the advance payments untouch until they clarity about their travel plans and cancel the journey only as a last means," Sello said. The national parks are also open. X1

Travel restrictions by country following the Omicron variant outbreak .
Just as many countries around the world were beginning to loosen their border restrictions, reports of a newly detected coronavirus variant in South Africa sent many of those doors slamming shut again. © Hollie Adams/Getty Images LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: A covid testing centre sign at Heathrow Terminal 2 on November 28, 2021 in London, England. Following the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant, whose mutations suggest greater transmissibility than previous virus strains, the United Kingdom imposed new restrictions on arriving travelers.

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