Visas

PASSPORTS, VISAS & HEALTH

It is entirely the Client’s duty to ensure that all passports and visas are current, valid and obtained in good time along with any vaccinations, inoculations, prophylactics and the like, where required. Passports must have a minimum of three blank pages and be valid for at least 6 months / 9 months for India, after your return to South Africa. Please check the requirements online or with your travel consultant at the time of booking. Whilst Avoca may assist the Client with information, such assistance will be at Avoca’s discretion and the Client acknowledges that in doing so, Avoca assumes no obligation or liability and indemnifies Avoca against any consequences of non-compliance. Avoca, its employees or servants will not be responsible or liable in the event of any delays, loss, misdirection or theft of travel documents/passports when using its messenger, the post office, document exchange or independent courier company for the delivery/collection of any travel documents/passports to/from our offices on behalf of the Client or their travel agent.

Clients undertake all adventure/sporting activities and attend dangerous sporting events of their own choice and entirely at their own risk. Avoca will not be responsible or liable for any accidents that may occur. It is the Clients’ duty to familiarize themselves with the inherent risks and dangers of their journey as well as the mental and physical condition required for their proposed travel arrangements. At the time of booking, passengers may be given a medical certificate that must be completed by a medical practitioner and returned with their booking form. Passengers aged 70 years and over or those with a pre-existing health condition or any medical dietary requirement must also submit a letter of fitness completed by their medical practitioner confirming they can undertake the demands of their tour unaided. Children policies vary and depend on the destination/journey selected.

Effective 01 June 2015, new RSA Immigration directives require all persons under 18 years of age to present an unabridged birth certificate at check-in; in addition to a valid passport and visas when entering, departing or transiting South Africa. This requirement will apply to minors of all nationalities whether travelling unaccompanied, with both parents, single parent or with other adults. Visit www.avocatravels.com for more information.

Please ensure that you have a valid passport and that you have met all the necessary visa requirements for all destinations and transit points on your itinerary. Avoca Travels works in correspondence with Authorised Visa organisations for the provision of visa services. Should you wish to avail yourself of these services at a fee, you may contact us for more details. In doing so, you accept Avoca Travels Visa Disclaimer and exempt us from all responsibility and liability for consequences of any nature howsoever arising in this regard. Kindly click here to download a list of visa free destinations for South African citizens.