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OA takes the Cross-Border Agency to task

Thursday, February 10th, 2011
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OA General Manager Tania Wheeler

Overlanding Africa General Manager and intrepid Overlander Tania Wheeler featured in the recent Travel Industry Review. She was quoted slating the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency for introducing legislation which effectively sought to block Overland Trucks and any vehicles not registered or licensed in South Africa from entering the country.

The confusion around the legislation caused huge upset when it was reported that some UK based Overland Tour Operators faced having to scrap some of their tours through South Africa after being denied permits.

"We need a clear list of guidelines or, if it is in fact a license issue, we need a way to comply... We will get whatever they want. We just need to know or be given another way to comply"

You can read the full article at Travel industry Review.

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