When can we travel overseas?
You may be asking, can we travel overseas now? Well… good news!
As of the 1st of November, 2021, fully vaccinated Australians are allowed to travel overseas.
However, you might be very reserved towards travelling in 2022 because, well, it all seems so overwhelming, right?
Getting tests, filling out declarations, quarantines and mandates.
These aren’t the things that you want to be doing when travelling overseas to see family, friends and holiday.
Is it safe to travel?
Yes! However, every country has different restrictions and rules that you will need to navigate and be aware of.
This mini guide is here to run you through step by step the things you need to know to answer: is it safe to travel? You will learn every rule to follow so you can travel safely and stress-free.
It will be covering:
- What to do before you leave
- What to do to enter the country you are going to
- What to do when you return home to your home state
Keep reading below if you want to learn more.
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What to do before you leave.
Leaving Australia is actually the easiest part.
There are only a few things you need to consider.
- You MUST be vaccinated and have had at least 7 days since your second dose
- Have an International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
- Wear a mask at the Airport
What to do before you enter a new country.
This is where things get a bit more complicated...
Where can Aussies travel overseas?
Not everywhere, you need to understand the rules and requirements of each country you plan to enter.
These rules can change and some are easier than others.
Fortunately, smartraveller.gov.au has a really handy tool that can be used to find out every countries requirements and is updated regularly.
All you have to do is...
- Search your country in ‘destinations’
- Read the rules and requirements
- Plan accordingly
What to do before you return home.
The last and final thing to consider are the rules to re-enter Australia depending on the state you live in.
As of right now some states have no rules (TAS) and some are still quite strict (cough... WA).
To keep updated on the rules you can refer to the Australian governments webpage.
Just click on your state and read the requirements for re-entering.
Depending on the country you are going to and the state you are returning home to is what really dictates how easy travel is going to be for you.
Please keep in mind that these rules and requirements will likely change often throughout 2022, so make sure you are keeping up to date regularly if you plan to travel.
Hopefully, this guide has given you some clarity to help you travel a little more stress-free.
If you have any queries or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us and the team will get back to you asap.