border reopening

Destinations

“We are reconnecting with the world”: Singapore flings open its border to all vaccinated travellers

The city-state has nixed its VLT, not to be confused with the much more delicious BLT, much to Travel Weekly’s relief.

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Destinations

Malaysia sets re-opening date

When will it open? Will it be in a week? A month?!? A year?!?!? Well, you’ll actually have to click on the article to find out.

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Destinations

Bali to trial quarantine free travel for Aussies

Australia’s second favourite schoolies destination is back open! Get your suitcase packed with your must-needs for the beach (though you can probably leave the boogie board behind).

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Tourism

Alloggio urges tourism industry to “hunt as a pack”

Alloggio has pulled out the big metaphor in its preparation for the border to re-open. Maybe once it’s actually open we can expect to see some alliteration, or even a simile.

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Tourism

“We will live with COVID – but on our terms”: Queensland border opens as WA tightens restrictions

Palaszczuk has flung open QLD’s domestic border, meaning travellers from Victoria and NSW can finally visit the Big Pineapple for the first time in five months.

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Travel Agents

Open border between Australia’s two biggest economic powerhouses great for business, says Flight Centre MD

FCTG’s James Kavanagh has given the reopening of the NSW-Victoria border the commentary equivalent of a standing ovation.

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Tourism

Aussie tourism leader pens open letter to PM calling for “urgent clarity” on reopening international border

A senior industry figure has written to ScoMo. However, it’s yet to be confirmed whether they opted for a fountain pen or a ballpoint one.

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Tourism

ScoMo slams Virgin CEO’s “insensitive” comments, flags vaccine passport plans for interstate travel

There’s plenty to dissect here from the PM’s recent interview and, thankfully, you won’t require a scalpel.

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Aviation

Qantas delays international restart, as Joyce issues “hermit state” warning

Thought Qantas’ October timeline for the restart of international flights was looking rather precarious before last night’s Federal Budget reveal? Be proven right here.

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Destinations

Tasmania to reopen border to Victoria, as NT revokes Greater Melbourne’s hotspot status

by Huntley Mitchell

With Victoria officially out of its “circuit breaker” lockdown, states and territories are starting to let down their guard.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia gifts Victorian passengers free thongs as they arrive in Queensland

Heatwaves and sunburn aside, there really is nothing that screams ‘quintessential Aussie summer holiday’ more than a pair of pluggers.

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Western Australia to finally lift border restrictions for NSW and Victorian travellers

It appears Marky Mark McGowan couldn’t help but steal some of the thunder from Queensland on its big border reopening day.

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