overseas travel

Destinations

International travel: NZ restarts Cook Islands flights, Thailand adds three cities to ‘sandbox’ while Japan extends travel ban

With restrictions changing more frequently most people change their knickers, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know right here.

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Destinations

New data tool reveals least risky countries for Aussie travellers now borders are back open

To help ease your clients’ worries, a handy new interactive map has been released with regularly updated info on the many factors we now need to consider when travelling overseas. Three destinations stand out from the crowd.

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Aviation

Australia’s first international passenger flights in nearly 600 days take off, as travel ban lifts

Today is the day, folks! Australia’s travel ban has officially lifted and fully-vaxxed Aussies can begin to reunite with their loved ones for the first time since March 2020.

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Destinations

All the latest deets and updates you need to sell Sri Lanka

Before you know what hit and ruined travel for everyone, the island destination was making some big waves in the travel space. Now, with the easing of entry protocols, Sri Lanka is ready to recapture that pre-COVID popularity.

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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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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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