Australians can now fly to New Zealand without going into quarantine. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 10.43pm BST Hello from gate 31 at Sydney *international* airport. By the time you read this I’ll be on my way to Auckland, New Zealand, onboard Jetstar flight JQ201 – the first plane to depart Australia as part of the two-way travel bubble established between the two countries. 10.38pm BST Good morning! Matilda Boseley here, I’m coming to you today from Melbourne, but you know what, if I really wanted I could have been coming to you today from New Zealand. Today’s milestone is a win-win for Australians and New Zealanders, boosting our economies while keeping our people safe and just in time for Anzac Day …
Both countries have done a remarkable job in protecting our communities from Covid and two-way flights are an important step in our road out.It is truly exciting to start quarantine-free travel with Australia …Be it returning family, friends or holidaymakers, New Zealand says welcome and enjoy yourself. The bubble marks a significant step in both countries’ reconnection with the world and it’s one we should all take a moment to be very proud of. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2021/apr/19/australia-news-live-new-zealand-travel-bubble-national-cabinet-covid-vaccine-nsw-queensland-wa-victoria
Author : Matilda Boseley
Publish date : 2021-04-18 21:51:31
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