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THE JOURNEY: Karras travelled from Pretoria to Cape Town, with two nights on the train and an excursion in Kimberley to the Open Mine Museum. DRESS CODE: Remember that dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket/waistcoat and ladies elegant evening wear.
COVID SAFETY: No Covid-19 safety protocols were contravened during the making of the journey. In fact, stringent measures are in place, including that guests are required to wear face masks in common areas. For added peace of mind, the train has now introduced rapid antigen testing, which is mandatory for all guests and crew prior to travel. This is conducted during the check-in process at The Blue Train’s VIP lounges in Pretoria and Cape Town.
SPECIAL OFFER: From R16,695 per person sharing from now until August 31. CONTACTS: For more information on The Blue Train’s protocols for travel in the Covid era, visit bluetrain.co.za. For bookings, call 012-334-8459 (Pretoria) or 021-449-2672 (Cape Town) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.