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Conditions of entry to Madagascar for travellers

FULL REOPENING OF MADAGASCAR’S BORDERS

SAFETY: the watchword for the reopening.

Updated: July 4th 2022

The Antananarivo Ivato and Nosy Be airports, where all hygiene protocols are in place, will welcome passengers upon landing. Charter flights from Europe to Nosy Be are also allowed as well as cruise ships.

Air France, Air Madagascar, Kenya Airways, Air Mauritius , Ethiopian Airlines and Air Austral are operating flights.

South African Airlink will soon announce the resumption of their flights.

The current travel conditions require the following mandatory measures regardless of vaccination status:

– Presentation of a negative result of an Rt-PCR test performed 72 hours before boarding;

– Performing a rapid antigen test upon arrival in Madagascar, cost is 15 euros, USD$20 or 65.000 MGA ( payable in cash)


– In case of a positive result to the rapid test on arrival, a quarantine will be implemented, at the traveler’s expense;

In its strategy to reopen the borders, the authorities are ensuring that the hygiene protocols developed by the National Tourism Board (ONTM), on behalf of the Ministry of Tourism and in partnership with the Confederation of Tourism (CTM), are put in place at all levels in order to ensure a pleasant and safe stay for tourists visiting Madagascar.

The Tourist Visa can be obtained on arrival at Antananarivo airport or at the Madagascar embassies in the countries of residence.

Tourism Visa 30 Days: 35 Euros / 37 USD / 115,000 MGA ( payable in cash)

Tourism Visa 60 Days: 40 Euros / 45 USD / 135,000 MGA ( payable in cash)

Passport shall have at least 6 months of validity and a blank page. Re

Postponement terms & book with confidence during covid-19

For all new bookings: book with confidence

Updated : January 2022

  • 25% deposit is required to confirm a booking. Payment of balance is required 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Some exceptions regarding the amount of deposit may apply with trips which include the following properties : Anjajavy, Mandrare River Camp, Manafiafy beach & Forest Lodge, Masoala Forest Lodge.
  • The option of payment by credit card is offered.

Postponement terms for existing bookings

  • Any bookings confirmed and secured with a deposit  scheduled to travel will be eligible to postpone arrangements for travel within 12 months of the original arrival date.
  • Postponement can be requested prior to arrival. One date amendment per booking will be permitted.
  • The itinerary shall be similar to the one initially booked and fare difference may apply.
  • New dates: If guests are unsure of their future travel arrangements, we will propose dates based on availability and feasibility.

Standard cancellation & payment terms to the revised dates will apply. Our standard cancellation and payment terms can be found here : https://asisten-travel.com/standard-terms-conditions/