Travel Information

Entering South Africa (passport and visa)

For more information about entry requirements, please visit

Getting to the Conference

Air Travel to the Conference

Cape Town International Convention Centre is approximately a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport (CPT). Both international and domestic flights fly into CPT on a daily basis. Some international carriers fly direct to Cape Town while others fly to Johannesburg (JNB) a connecting flight to Cape Town will be needed. Johannesburg is an hour and 50-minute flight from Cape Town.

Ground Transportation from Airport to Hotels

The AIDS Vaccine 2008 Conference Hosts are providing a discounted Airport Shuttle Service to and from the host hotels for Conference attendees. ATS Shuttle & Tours will have a booth in the arrivals hall of the Cape Town International Airport. AIDS Vaccine 2008 Conference signs will be prominently displayed at the booth, so they will be easy to find. The Airport Shuttle Service is offered at a discounted fee of R150.00 per person for a one-way ride.

You are able to book your accommodation and airport transfers in one step. To book accommodation & transfers please log onto the accommodation booking page and fill in the necessary details.

ATS Shuttle & Tours
Tel: +27 21 697 3568 OR
+27 83 953 2593
Fax: +27 21 697 3568

Other Transportation Options from the Airport

Rental Cars

There are a number of rental car companies located in both the domestic and international terminals including; Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Imperial, National Alamo, Tempest and Dollar Thrifty.

Shuttle Services

Door-to-door shuttle buses are located outside both the International Arrival and Domestic Arrival terminals. Shuttle buses are available on demand. If you require an advance reservation, see the contact information listed below. Please note that some shuttle reservations are made by telephone only. A trip in a shuttle bus costs about R120 a person; any extra passenger from the same group pays only R30 more. See the names and contact information for shuttle services below.

International Terminal
  • Randy's Tours
    Telephone: +27 (0)21 934 8367
  • Anwar's Tourist Services
    Telephone: +27 (0)21 936 2064
Domestic Terminal
  • Way-2-Go Tours
    Telephone: +27 (0)21 934 4651
  • City Hopper
    Telephone: +27 (0)21 934 4440
  • Centurion Tours
    Telephone: +27 (0)21 934 8281

It is recommended that arriving passengers only use Touch Down Taxis, the officially authorized airport taxi company. The price for a taxi from the airport to the city is approximately R 250.00.

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