Australia to re-open its borders to fully vaccinated tourists

Tourism Australia is worked up to be welcoming again travellers to Australia, following in the present day’s announcement that Australia is reopening its borders to quarantine-free journey for totally vaccinated travellers from twenty first February 2022.

The announcement is a part of Australia’s deliberate re-opening of worldwide journey and builds on quarantine-free journey preparations with Singapore, which got here into impact on 21 November 2021, and for guests from Japan and South Korea together with Working Vacation Makers from 15 December 2021.

The Australian Authorities has introduced Australia will reopen to all totally vaccinated visa holders, vacationers, enterprise travellers and different guests from twenty first February. Visa holders who are usually not totally vaccinated will nonetheless require a sound journey exemption to enter Australia, and can be topic to state and territory quarantine necessities.

Australia’s relative isolation from the remainder of the world, coupled with its sparsely populated panorama and pure wonders, have by no means been extra treasured and fascinating, and it’s hoped that travellers will soar on the chance to fall in love with Australia yet again.

Key factors intimately

●     From twenty first February 2022, visa holders who’re totally vaccinated with two doses of a Therapeutic Items Administration (TGA) accepted COVID-19 vaccine can journey to Australia quarantine-free, with out the necessity to apply for a journey exemption.

●     To be eligible to enter Australia, worldwide travellers should:

  • maintain a sound Australian visa.
  • be totally vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine accepted by Australia’s Therapeutic Items Administration (TGA) and supply proof of vaccination standing.
  • Current a detrimental speedy antigen take a look at (RAT) or Polymerase chain response (PCR) Covid-19 take a look at taken inside 24 hours of departure (except a medical exemption applies).

●     As of seventh February 2022, totally vaccinated visa holders can enter all states and territories quarantine-free from twenty first February 2022, aside from Western Australia.

●     Travellers might want to adjust to necessities within the state or territory of their arrival, and some other state or territories that they plan to journey to. Info on entry necessities is up to date recurrently so you will need to verify the newest necessities earlier than travelling. Travellers are additionally inspired to verify any necessities for stopover locations that they’re transitioning by.

●     For necessities for journey into particular states and territories in Australia, go to the Australian Authorities Division of Dwelling Affairs information to State and Territory Info.

●     For extra info on travelling to Australia go to the Australian Authorities’s Division of Dwelling Affairs information to Travelling to Australia.