Enjoying yourself in Durban Durban is South Africa's most popular holiday
spot and it's easy to see why. It has miles of soft sand, fantastic swimming
beaches, great surfing and warm weather all year round. Located in South
Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province and the city boasts an average of 320 days
of sunshine a year. Temperatures range from 16-25°C in winter (June to
August) to 23-33°C in the summer months (November to March). Durban also
offers an exciting mix of design, art, music and food - peppered with fascinating
cultural influences. Many events, cultures and nations have shaped Durban,
and you'll find more than a dozen museums that tell its unique story.
Transportation Durban is well served by several major international airlines
and through the Johannesburg hub.
TRAVELLING to Durban
Important information before you depart to South Africa:
- Please note that for entering South Africa, immigration requires that all visitors have a valid passport and at least two pages are needed to remain blank for the issuing of stamps. The passport also needs to be valid for the duration of the stay and six months after departure.
- Be sure that you have a visa in case needed (see also visa information). No visas will be issued on the airport. To find out if you need a visa for South Africa and how to go about getting one, please visit the official South African Government visa website.
ARRIVING in South Africa
When Johannesburg is your airport of transfer to Durban please be sure that:
||you have minimal 2.5 hours transfer time between your flights
||you collect your luggage at the international arrival hall in Johannesburg and process through customs before making your way to the domestic departures area
to recheck the luggage to Durban.
||you use the official porters (in case preferred). You can recognize the porters by their orange coats (price ZAR 5.00 per bag).
There will be an ICN 2009 welcome desk at Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and Durban International Airport in Durban:
25 June 07.00-22.00
26 June 07.00-22.00
27 June 07.00-22.00
28 June 07.00-22.00
29 June 07.00-22.00
30 June 07.00-22.00
At the welcome desk staff and ICN volunteers will be will be able to help you to transit from International Arrivals to Domestic Departures in Johannesburg and in Durban with transportation from the Airport to your hotel.
An Airport shuttle service can be booked to take you to your accommodation. Date and time of arrival and the flight number are required when making this booking. Kindly go to the ICN 2009 welcome desk on arrival in Durban and the staff at the desk will direct you to the shuttle bus. This service is to be pre booked.
On departure the shuttle bus will collect you from either the hotel or the International Convention Centre. You can pre book this service or book at the Travel and Tours desk at the ICC. Booking form for airport transfers.
Pre-and post Congress tours
The information accessed from the links below is available in English only as provided by Turners Conferences.