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Australia and New Zealand Launching Travel Bubble April 18th

Australia and New Zealand Launching Travel Bubble April 18th

Share The Article Last Updated 35 seconds ago The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, announced in a press conference today that New Zealand will allow Australians to travel to the country without a quarantine later this month. The two countries had been planning for a travel bubble in 2021, but it got suspended […]

P&O Cruises Australia scraps select departures until 2022

P&O Cruises Australia scraps select departures until 2022

The post P&O Cruises Australia scraps select departures until 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. P&O Cruises Australia will extend its pause in guest operations until the end of July. However, the line said it remains positive about a pathway for the cruise industry’s return to service. The current rolling pause […]

The domestic air travel market in Australia is recovering quickly

Qantas, Jetstar, and Virgin add additional flights

The post The domestic air travel market in Australia is recovering quickly appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A report on Simply Flying yesterday covered how the domestic airline industry in Australia has marked a significant milestone. The sector is now operating more flights than it was this time last year. Exactly […]

Australia and Singapore Travel Bubble Could Launch By Mid 2021

Proposed Australia-Singapore Bubble Could Be Here In Months

Share The Article Last Updated 46 seconds ago With the pandemic having caused major disruptions to travel for longer than a year now, all interested parties – from airlines to governments – are desperately finding the best and safest way to restart international travel once more. Negative test results, vaccines and quarantine policies have seen […]

Qantas Launches ‘Mystery Flights’ As Australia Extends Travel Ban

Qantas Launches ‘Mystery Flights’ As Australia Extends Travel Ban

Share The Article Last Updated 1 min ago While international travel is not yet an option for Australians, flag carrier Qantas has launched ‘Mystery Flights’ to spur domestic tourism.  The Sydney-based carrier will operate three flights, each from Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney, to a destination unbeknownst to the passengers on board. The news comes as […]

Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June

Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June

The post Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Planning to travel to Australia? You will have to wait longer as the country has announced the official extension of its international travel ban into June. Australian health minister Greg Hunt has […]

Australia will require COVID-19 vaccination for entry

Australia will require COVID-19 vaccination for entry

The post Australia will require COVID-19 vaccination for entry appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Follow me on Facebook Alan Joyce, Qantas CEO hinted that said Australia would re-open to visitors in July. The government said not so fast, without denying the claim. So now we know a little more about Australia’s […]

Former WHO epidemiologist urges Australia to shut borders

Former WHO epidemiologist urges Australia to shut borders

Australia should shut its borders to overseas travellers immediately and build specialist quarantine centres, according to a former World Health Organisation epidemiologist. Adrian Esterman, a biostatistics expert at the University of South Australia, told 3AW that no overseas travellers should be permitted in Australia until the country’s most vulnerable people and quarantine workers are vaccinated […]

Cathay Pacific to axe flights to Australia except for Sydney

Cathay Pacific to resume flights to the UK

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced they will be axing all flights to Australia, except routes servicing Sydney, following Hong Kong’s plan to introduce tough new quarantine rules on airline crew. The airline announced the intention to cull flights to most of Australia, as well as Vancouver, San Francisco, and Frankfurt in response to the local […]

Australia will quarantine overseas visitors even after Covid vaccine rollout

Australia will quarantine overseas visitors even after Covid vaccine rollout

Australia has said today that it would keep mandatory two-week quarantine for all overseas visitors, even as vaccinations are rolled out across the country and the world. Chief medical officer Paul Kelly said there is still not enough evidence about vaccines’ ability to limit transmission to allow the dismantling of border controls that have virtually […]

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