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Travelling to Malaysia? Here’s what you need to know.

by sponsored by Tourism Malaysia

As the world opens up, many of us are faced with the choice paralysis of where in the world to venture next. And then of course the question still remains, where can we travel?

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News

Japan and Thailand to further ease travel restrictions from 1 June

We thought a nice photo of cherry blossoms in full bloom at Himeji-Jo Castle would be a lot nicer than of some guy getting a swab shoved up his nose for the story.

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Destinations

Thailand’s travel restrictions ease as Cambodia drops testing

Long gone are the days of having a swab shoved up your nose… Well, maybe not, but it will happen a bit less when you visit these destinations.

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South Korea and Abu Dhabi ease travel restrictions

Travellers have gone from starved of choice to a kid in a candy store with international restrictions easing around the world.

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Cruise

“All we need to do is dot the i’s and cross the t’s”: Tourism minister says cruise ban will lift next month

To celebrate this fantastic news, we found this seemingly unrelated picture of Tehan awkwardly holding a piece of vanilla slice. We hope it gives you as much of a giggle as it did us.

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Ireland, Bermuda, and Austria relax travel restrictions

If you’d like, you can combine all three destinations by getting drunk on Guinness, while doing some yodelling on a pink sand beach in Bermuda. Although we don’t recommend that.

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“The virus doesn’t have a nationality”: Global Work & Travel CEO urges government to open international border

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff are urging the government to allow journalists to claim coffee and after-work beers on tax, which should help us save enough money to retire by the age of 35.

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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar cut flights as Omicron dampens travel expectations

Omicron has metaphorically dampened Qantas Groups travel expectations and La Nina has literally dampened the entire nation. It looks like Aussie Summer is not going the way anyone had hoped.

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Tourism

Tasmania reopens to the world after being shut for nearly two years

Tassie are throwing open their border to COVID-19 hotspots just in time for the holiday season and to nab the 5th Ashes game.

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Tourism

OMICRON: WHO urges those over 60 to cancel travel plans as SA tightens restrictions

The UN health authority warned countries that blanket bans don’t work, while an Aussie epidemiologist says the government’s current restrictions won’t make much difference.

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Destinations

“A new chapter”: WA pencils in long-awaited reopening for early next year

According to Marky Mark McGowan, the plan is based on extensive modelling. However, this doesn’t mean the WA premier has been practising his best Blue Steel pose, much to our disappointment.

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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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