Travel Information

Coronavirus Outbreak

The ICCEC 2021 Organizing Committee is cognisant of the challenges being experienced by delegates, colleagues and friends in regions of the world affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak. Our airports are screening incoming passengers and our hospitals remain on high alert. In keeping with WHO guidance, all measures will be implemented to ensure the highest levels of hygiene at the conference venue and hotel. There will be hand sanitizing stations in all venues, more frequent cleaning of conference rooms, restrooms and door handles. We will maintain a handshake free policy.

South African borders are now open for travel. The South African Government has issued a list of high risk countries Please click here for the latest list. We look forward to seeing you in Cape Town soon and will monitor the situation.

Please click here to view additional information on traveling to and around Cape Town and the Western Cape.

Visa Information

Important information regarding visa requirements can be found on the website of the Department of Home Affairs, while https://www.thesouthafrican.com will also assist you with user-friendly information

A visa application letter will be provided once your payment for the congress registration is processed.

Yellow Fever Certificate

A yellow fever certificate is only required if you are travelling from a country where yellow fever is endemic. Please check with your travel agent. If required, please ensure you are in possession of a valid yellow fever certificate at least 2 weeks prior to travel, failing which you will not be permitted entry into South Africa.

Climate

Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, moderately wet winters and dry, warm summers. The summer months in Cape Town stretch from December through to March, while cooler weather sets in from April through to November. In September, the average high temperature is 25 °C (68°F) as the average high temperature.

Currency and exchange

The South African Rand (ZAR) is the local currency. South African Rands (ZAR) are available at major banks in South Africa as well as foreign exchange counters at OR International Airport and Cape Town International Airport. A passport will be required for ALL forex transactions.

All major credit cards are accepted throughout South Africa.

Liability and Insurance

The Conference organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of Conference participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Conference. Delegates and their accompanying guests are strongly advised to purchase adequate travel and health insurance for the duration of their stay.

Language Policy

The official language of the Conference will be English.

Emergency Medical Services

Dial 10111 from any mainline telephone for an emergency response.

Insurance

All guests are responsible for own insurance.

Disclaimer: The organising committee, the conference organiser, accept no liability for any damages, injury and/loss of whatever nature by participants and/or accompanying person.

Useful Link: https://www.capetown.travel/