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5 things you need to know about international travel

By Explore
Updated September 9 2021 - 5:02pm, first published 12:31pm

As Australia reaches the 80  per cent vaccination milestone – which is now on track for November – we can start to look forward to international travel. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison gave some hints on where we will be able to travel to first as well as what quarantining for return travellers will look like. Here are five things that you need to know. 

1. Destinations

Qantas earlier this month revealed a number of destinations they have earmarked for international travel. Included in the list is the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Japan, Singapore and Fiji. Prime Minster Scott Morrison has also reiterated plans that we will be travelling to these countries. He also confirmed that Australians will also be allowed on overseas holidays even if some state borders are still closed when 80 per cent of the population is vaccinated. He said international travel can restart for any state that wants it. 

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