Australia & New Zealand

Welcome to our Australia and New Zealand travel page. Here you’ll find the latest updates from airlines, hotels, rail and car hire companies, as well as information on AU and NZ border restrictions. Our traveller resources also have tips, frequently asked questions and useful links to help you plan and prepare for your next trip so you can get back on the road safely.

Rules and restrictions vary by country and are changing regularly, so if you’re travelling from outside Australia and New Zealand don’t forget to check the latest information on your departure and any transit countries here

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AUSTRALIA: State of Queensland declares six new Sydney Local Government Areas (LGAs) hotspots

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has added six new Sydney LGAs to its COVID hotspot areas after Waverly was declared on Friday. Anyone entering Queensland after 1am tomorrow (24 Jun 21) must quarantine for two weeks in a hotel if they have been in The City of Sydney, Woollahra, Bayside, Canada Bay, Inner West or Randwick.
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NEW ZEALAND: Quarantine Free travel from New South Wales has been paused

The New Zealand Government has announced the suspension of quarantine-free travel from New South Wales (Sydney) to New Zealand for 72 hours from NZT 11.59 pm, Tuesday 22 June 2021. Quarantine-free travel from New Zealand to NSW continues.
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AUSTRALIA: Queensland Border Passes mandatory from Saturday 19 June

From 1am on Saturday 19 June 2021 all travellers entering Queensland, regardless of origin, will be required to complete a Travel Declaration to enter the state in addition to the current Border Declaration required by those travelling from a COVID-19 hot spot. Upon arrival to Queensland you must present your pass to an Emergency Officer when requested to do so.
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AUSTRALIA: State of Queensland declares Sydney’s local government area of Waverley a hot spot

Queensland’s chief medical officer has declared Sydney’s local government area of Waverley, which includes Bondi Beach, a hot spot following more positive cases on Friday. Any Queensland residents, or NSW residents, entering the state after 1am on Saturday, who have been in the Waverley LGA area, will have to quarantine for two week in a hotel.
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AUSTRALIA: South Australia implements border restrictions for high-risk locations in New South Wales

Anyone who has visited a high-risk location in New South Wales will be banned from entering South Australia from this afternoon (Thursday 17 June 2021). South Australians who have been at the high-risk locations, and are still in New South Wales, should isolate and contact SA Health before travelling home. High-risk locations are those identified on the NSW Health website.
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In the skies

From touchless check-in kiosks to empty middle seats, air travel post-COVID will look very different. Even the most frequent flyer will have questions and want to know what to expect, so we've answered the most frequently asked questions.

Accommodation

Hotels around the world are implementing new processes and safety precautions in response to COVID-19. To help prepare for your next trip take a look at our frequently asked questions to discover what measures hotels are taking and what the hotel experience will look like post-pandemic.