Australia has imposed one of the strictest restrictions and travel bans since Marche 2020 due to COVID-19 but this is all changing today. Prime minister Scott Morrison celebrates the opening of Australian Borders with a cheerful and optimistic smile. Fully vaccinated travellers and all visa holders can travel down under. The Prime Minister said The condition is you must be double vaccinated to come to Australia,” as he reiterates the rules and expects all travellers to abide by it.
Wait is over for International travellers
This is the perfect opportunity for international family and friends to reunite in Australia, the borders opening is a wonderful news for international families patiently waiting to visit family. This good news brings forth and opportunity to explore and discover new destinations within Australia, “This is the exciting announcement the aviation sector has been waiting for,” Australian Airports Association (AAA) Chief Executive James Goodwin said.
With the reopening of Australia, international travelers have a few things to look out for, double vaccinated individuals no longer require to quarantine where as unvaccinated passengers are required to complete a 14-day hotel quarantine at their own expense and require a valid travel exemption. Unvaccinated travelers will be subject to state and territory quarantine requirements.
Western Australia opens on 3rd March 2022
Over 50 international planes are scheduled to land on Monday 21st February as all international travellers can enter all Australian states except Western Australia. Western Australia is set to open its borders on the 3rd of March and will require visitors to be vaccinated by the COVID-19 booster shot. Majority of Australian citizens were allowed to fly back since last year but foreigners and tourists have had to wait the gruelling durations of international travel bans due to the widespread pandemic.