All Australians returning from overseas will be quarantined in government-designated facilities such as hotels from today. The new rule, designed to eliminate any possibility of returning travellers passing on COVID-19, came into effect from 11.59pm on Saturday 28 March 2020. Australians arriving back from overseas have been required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival … [Read more...]
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For longer flights try to select a seat which gives you as much comfort as possible. You might want an aisle seat for extra legroom or a seat close to the toilets. Purchasing the Qantas seat selection product is recommended for those who don't have Qantas status.
This article contains an updated summary of the most important coronavirus news that is relevant to Australian frequent flyers. It specifically covers the implications of COVID-19 in terms of travel and loyalty programs. For the latest health advice, we recommend checking Australian government updates and the latest World Health Organization advice. This article was last … [Read more...]
The Australian government has now introduced enhanced screening of inbound arriving passengers as it fights to reduce the spread of coronavirus. With the new COVID-19 measures in place, here's what it's like arriving in Australia as an international passenger right now... Getting back to Australia Over the last few weeks, the coronavirus situation has been evolving rapidly. … [Read more...]
We're told that social distancing - keeping at least 1.5 metres of physical distance from other people - is an extremely important weapon in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. In fact, some governments have now implemented strict laws to enforce it. Recognising the importance of social distancing in the current climate, some airlines have made changes to seat … [Read more...]
There have been yet more developments over the weekend as the coronavirus situation evolves. Several Australian states and territories are now imposing self-quarantine for arriving travellers, and the Prime Minister is now advising against non-essential travel within Australia. Meanwhile, Emirates has announced that it will suspend almost all passenger flights from Wednesday, … [Read more...]