ACT residents can now travel to South Australia without needing to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. The announcement also paves the way for South Australians to holiday in Canberra, without needing to quarantine when returning home. For now, quarantine-free travel to South Australia is only available to Canberrans that haven't been in NSW during the past 14 days. This … [Read more...]
Coronavirus and Travel
Here you can read articles about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact it's having on travel. Covid is having a massive impact on your travel experience, including flights from Sydney to London via Singapore.
If you're returning to Australia from overseas - or travelling interstate from a designated COVID-19 hotspot - there's a good chance you'll end up in hotel quarantine. Since 29 March 2020, anyone arriving in Australia is required to undergo 14 days of managed isolation in a hotel room. This needs to be completed in government-designated hotel in the city where you arrive … [Read more...]
Update: From October 2020, travellers from ACT and NSW will also be permitted to travel to Norfolk Island without a quarantine period. With international borders shut, there are few opportunities for Australians to travel overseas this year. But Norfolk Island, an Australian territory located between New Zealand and New Caledonia, is open for business. Norfolk Island has … [Read more...]
People arriving in Australia from parts of New Zealand with no COVID-19 cases may soon be exempt from undergoing 14 days of hotel quarantine. Speaking to his counterpart in New Zealand last Friday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison advised Jacinda Ardern that Australia would seek to apply the same hotspot approach proposed locally to New Zealand. "So, that means, when we're … [Read more...]
On 25 March 2020, the Australian government banned citizens and temporary residents from leaving the country without a special exemption. This extraordinary temporary measure was introduced amid growing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. At the time, the Australian outbound travel ban was widely viewed as reasonable. It's now the end of August. Not only is … [Read more...]