Travelers to Australia can visit the country without worrying about COVID-19 travel restrictions from July 6, 2022.
“As more and more of us travel abroad and as we grow more confident in managing our risk of COVID, our airports are getting busier and busier,” said the Home Secretary, Clare O’Neill. “Removing these requirements will not only reduce delays at our airports, but will encourage more visitors and skilled workers to choose Australia as their destination. And for Australian citizens, with the removal of these requirements, returning home will be much easier.”
The new order means those entering Australia will no longer need to show proof of vaccination. This follows the lifting of quarantine restrictions and COVID-19 testing requirements.
Travelers have been patiently waiting to return to Australia, and now it will be even easier. Online travel search system Next Vacay expects to see growing demand in the region.
“Australia has shown a strong public health response to COVID-19 and has had one of the most stringent border controls in the world that we have seen throughout the coronavirus pandemic,” said Naveen Dittakavi, founder and CEO of Next Vacay. “Given that tourists are patiently waiting to visit the country, we expect this reopening to have a significant impact on the travel industry. international destinations – so it’s no surprise that searches for ‘Covid vaccine travel to Australia’ have increased by 900% in the last day.
The only downside is that traveling Down Under won’t be cheap.
“While people looking to travel to Australia are hoping to find slightly cheaper airfares, flights to Australia are expected to be significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels due to the huge financial hit that airlines airlines have suffered throughout Covid,” Dittakavi noted.
Australia often tops traveler lists and the country is attracting visitors with a new tourism campaign, which is just the first step in a long-term marketing strategy to boost tourism in the country.
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