quarantine-free travel

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Qld closes border to NSW, WA reinstates hard border with SA, trans-Tasman bubble suspended, and Victoria calls for “ring of steel” around Sydney

Yes, we got a bit carried away with the headline, but there has been A LOT going in in the last 24 hours that you all should be fully aware of.

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Tourism

Australia’s overseas arrivals must now declare vaccine status

by Ali Coulton

The change looks to have been made in preparation for relaxed restrictions on overseas travel for vaccinated Aussies, which we hope happens sooner rather than later.

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Destinations

NZ suspends entire trans-Tasman bubble, as states and territories introduce new border restrictions

The latest COVID-19 outbreaks across Australia are causing some serious border chaos both domestically and internationally.

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WA, South Australia and New Zealand shut out NSW travellers

Sydney’s COVID situation is starting to get dicey, with some very tight restrictions coming into play both near and far.

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PM says trans-Pacific travel bubble “a real possibility”

Do you have money on Singapore being the next country Aussies can travel to? Well, your bet’s starting to look a little risky.

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New Zealand halts travel bubble with Victoria amid Melbourne’s COVID-19 outbreak

Trans-Tasman travel has suffered yet another setback, as Melbourne’s COVID cluster becomes a growing concern.

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Aviation

Virgin pushes back most short-haul international flights, as ScoMo refuses to guarantee quarantine-free travel in 2022

In what shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to you all, Virgin has followed Qantas in adjusting its international restart timeline.

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New Zealand welcomes back travellers from NSW following 48-hour pause

After being left in limbo for two days, NSW travellers have been given the green light from New Zealand to grab their suitcase and head to the airport.

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New Zealand launches brilliant tourism campaign just as it pauses quarantine-free travel from NSW

by Huntley Mitchell

Tourism New Zealand has suffered some very unfortunate timing with the launch of its new tourism campaign directed at Aussies.

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Western Australia to allow quarantine-free travel to and from New Zealand

by Huntley Mitchell

As we’ve all come to expect during the pandemic, WA likes to make its border decisions in its own time. But, as the saying goes, better late than never.

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Aussies could be travelling quarantine-free to Singapore, Japan and Fiji as soon as August

Quarantine-free travel may soon be allowed to select Asian and Pacific countries as soon as August, so tell your clients to start mood-boarding their long-awaited getaways.

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Tourism Australia launches first international campaign in over 12 months

Tourism Australia is encouraging Kiwis to ‘Be the First’ to visit. Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is encouraging staff to be first to the pub for lunch.

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