Why is travelling to SA with a child becoming difficult?

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Travelling to South Africa? You may encounter problems if you’re doing so with a child…

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Everything was smooth sailing until check-in at Gatwick, when the Emirates desk staff asked for an affidavit from my husband, allowing me to travel with my daughter. All I could think to say was: “I’m not divorced!”

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Unfortunately, Emirates told me that, as I was a parent travelling alone with a child to South Africa, I must get my husband’s letter of permission signed by a solicitor. I tried to find a solicitor near Gatwick, but it was a Sunday and phones went unanswered.

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