overseas travel

Tourism

WOO-HOO: ScoMo says international travel ban will lift in November, a month earlier than expected

by Ali Coulton

Australia will lift its international travel ban a month early, allowing Aussies to head overseas and return home without needing special government approval.

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Wholesalers

“An absolute travel killer”: Intrepid’s commercial chief says Australia’s international resumption hinges on home quarantine

by Ali Coulton

Brett Mitchell has warned that despite a massive amount of pent-up demand for international travel, things will need to change before reopening day.

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Destinations

Will your clients need a COVID booster shot to travel overseas?

by Ali Coulton

Two European countries have already put an “expiration date” on vaccine certificates for overseas travellers, meaning some travellers will need a top-up jab.

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Destinations

Stranded Aussie expats risk huge fines and jail time to travel overseas via New Zealand

by Ali Coulton

The first batch of Aussies using the trans-Tasman bubble as a means to escape have begun their journeys, despite warnings from the Health Minister.

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Destinations

Will Aussies actually be able travel to other countries via New Zealand?

Reports have been circulating about a loophole in the trans-Tasman bubble that could see Aussies travelling beyond the Land of the Long White Cloud.

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Tourism

Coalition calls for fast-track of foreign workers ahead of Aussies stranded overseas

The federal opposition has called out a plan that calls for the government to fast-track skilled migrants into the country instead of prioritising bringing stranded Aussies home.

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Tourism

International travel ban for Aussies extended by another three months

With all the COVID-19 variants floating about overseas at the moment, this decision by the federal government really shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Tourism

Federal government accidentally advises visa applicants to travel overseas despite COVID-19 pandemic

Looks like someone at the Department of Home Affairs is getting fired after accidentally telling visa applicants to get overseas immediately during a global pandemic.

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Tourism

ScoMo says international travel “still some time away”

by Huntley Mitchell

The Aussie PM is sticking to his “health first” strategy. However, that’s not to suggest he’ll be laying off the fruit mince pies at Christmas time.

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Aviation

Birmo’s border warning prompts Qantas to suspend international flights

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly doesn’t enjoy being the bearer of bad news, and in this case, it’s doubly bad.

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Tourism

Overseas trips by Aussie travellers fall a whopping 98.1 per cent

Australia has recorded its largest-ever drop in overseas travel, according to new data released by the ABS. Yikes.

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Tourism

How heavily does the Aussie dollar influence overseas travel?

New research points to the strength of the Aussie dollar having a hefty influence on overseas skiing and snowboarding-based holidays.

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