Travel and Accommodation

Hotels & Rates

Hotel accommodation can be reserved in Cape Town through the intermediary of Turners DMC who have secured preferred rates for participants. All hotel accommodation rates quoted on the hotel booking form are in South African Rands and are per room and per night, breakfast and service taxes included. The hotel category should be indicated on the hotel booking form. Please also indicate which other category we should book in case the chosen one is fully booked. Please note most of the hotels are close proximity to the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

The following hotels have been especially reserved for the congress and preferential rates have been negotiated.

All published prices are subject to change without prior notice. This may be due to currency regulations and/or changes in duties or Government taxes.

For full details of the hotels, please click here.


The cost of a one-way transfer between Cape Town International Airport & Appointed Hotels or vice versa, will cost R860.00 per person, per transfer. This applies to pre-booked & pre-paid transfers.

For more information, click here.

Car Rental

Turners Conferences has specially negotiated rates with First Car Rental. Should you wish to book, please contact Deveena Naiker: [email protected]

Get going with MyCiTi 

MyCiTi is a card-based system. Get your myconnect card from station kiosks and participating retailers.

Load a Mover package on your card and pay as you go, or try one of our unlimited travel packages.

Tap your card against the validator when you start and end your journey to automatically pay your fare.

Click here for more information.

For all queries / quotes on air travel please click here.


Who flies to Cape Town

  • Air Botswana (Gaborone)
  • Air France (Paris)
  • Air Mauritius (Port Louis)
  • Airlink (Windhoek; Maun, Victoria Falls; Harare; Saint Helena; Walvis Bay)
  • Austrian (Vienna)
  • British Airways (Heathrow)
  • Edelweiss Air (Zurich)
  • Emirates (Dubai)
  • Ethiopian (Addis Ababa)
  • Fly Westair (Windhoek; Oranjemund)
  • Kenya Airways (Nairobi; Livingstone; Victoria Falls)
  • KLM (Amsterdam)
  • Lufthansa (Munich; Frankfurt)
  • Qatar (Doha)
  • RwandAir (Kigali; Harare)
  • Singapore Airlines (Singapore)
  • TAAG (Luanda)
  • Turkish Airlines (Istanbul)
  • United (Newark)
  • Virgin Atlantic (Heathrow)


All pre-and-post-congress tours can be reserved in through the intermediary of Turners Destination Management who have secured preferred packages and rates for participants.

For all your destination and tour requirements, please forward your request to
Deveena Naiker, email [email protected] OR CLICK HERE

Some additional options from the SAVA Wildlife Group

  1. One day Wildlife Forensic Workshop and safari drive at the Wildlife Forensic Academy on Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve, one hour north of CTICC on the (20th April 2024). $150 or R2950 booked through [email protected]
  2. Two day Safari Experience R6950 per person sharing or R7450 per person on own (April 14-15 or April 20-21), book through [email protected]

Use the code: SAVA2024 to get a 2.5% discount. 

Visa Exempt Countries South Africa (for more info, click here)

Up to 90 days in South Africa

  • African Union Laissez Passer
  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile (only ordinary passport holders)
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany (except in diplomatic staff due to assume duty at the Embassy and Consulates of Germany in SA)
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxemburg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Namibia (90 days per year)
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand (set to change from 16 January 2017)
  • Norway
  • Panama (only ordinary passport holders) ​
  • Paraguay​
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • St Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania (90 days per year)
  • Trinidad & Tobago (only ordinary passport holders)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (only ordinary passport holders)
  • British Islands Bailiwick of Guernsey and Jersey, Isle of Man. British Oversees Territories namely: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena and Dependencies (Ascension Island, Gough Island and Tristan da Cunha), Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, the Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and the Turks and Caicos Island.
  • United States of America (except in diplomatic staff due to assume duty at the Embassy and Consulates of the USA in SA)
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia (90 days per year)
  • Zimbabwe

Up to 30 days in South Africa

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas (only ordinary passport holders)
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Cape Verde
  • Costa Rica
  • Cyprus
  • Gabon
  • Guyana
  • Hong Kong​
  • Hungary​
  • Jordan
  • Lesotho​​
  • Macau (MSAR)
  • Malaysia
  • Malawi​
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Seychelles
  • South Korea
  • Swaziland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey