trans-tasman bubble

Aviation

Air New Zealand to operate quarantine flights amid trans-Tasman travel bubble’s extended pause

NZ’s national carrier is doing what it can to help get Aussies home, and vice versa for Kiwis, while the trans-Tasman travel pause continues.

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Destinations

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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Destinations

Trans-Tasman travel pause to lift for some states next week

If all goes to plan, Aussies from some states will be allowed to cross the ditch soon, while the rest will remain in the naughty corner.

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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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Destinations

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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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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Cruise

Ponant unveils 14 new ‘border bubble’ voyages to New Zealand and beyond

The expedition cruise line is taking advantage of the trans-Tasman bubble, releasing a spate of new itineraries exploring the very best of Aotearoa, and then some!

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Destinations

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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Destinations

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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Aviation

Air New Zealand CEO trials new digital travel pass app on first international flight since joining the airline

It was a day of firsts for Greg Foran last Friday, who popped his international flight cherry with Air NZ and put the new IATA Travel Pass app through its paces.

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Travel Agents

Travel agent “honoured” to make history on Air New Zealand’s revived Hobart-Auckland route

This agent scored one of only 70 spots on Air NZ’s first flight in a generation between the two cities. Jealous much?

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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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