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Australia Latest News: Government will extend its restrictions on cruise ships entering country, ban on overseas travel for another three months (9News Australia, 03.09.3030). New South Wales will extend border region with Victoria on 4 September to prevent spread of COVID-19 (OSAC, 02.09.2020). International Restrictions: Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Australia without an... More information

18.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Nauru Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Nauru if they have visited or transited Iran, United States, Europe or Asia (except Taiwan) in the past 21 days. Passengers must have spent a minimum of 14 days in the countries or territories listed below prior to traveling to Nauru. Passengers traveling from a country not listed below may apply for an exemption to enter Nauru: Australia (excluding the state of Victoria), Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islan... More information

18.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

New Caledonia Airlines updates: 16.09.2020 AirCalin in recent schedule update filed changes to Northern winter 2020/21 season, between 25OCT20 to 27MAR21. Due to ongoing travel restrictions, the airline has removed schedule listing except Futuna, Nadi, Tokyo and Wallis Island. Following flights available for reservation between 25OCT20 and 27MAR21, however certain service may see booking limitations. Noumea – Nadi – Wallis Island 1 weekly available for reservation for Wallis Island on... More information

16.09.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

French Polynesia Airlines updates: 16.09.2020 Air Tahiti Nui in recent schedule update revised planned service resumption to New Zealand and Japan, now scheduled in the first quarter of 2021. Latest adjustment as of 15SEP20 as follows. Papeete – Auckland Service to resume on 09JAN21, 2 weekly 787-9 Papeete – Tokyo Narita Service to resume on 14JAN21, 1 weekly 787-9 Additional changes remain possible. 10.08.2020 Air Tahiti in late-July 2020 filed additional adjustment to planned op... More information

16.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

New Zealand Airlines updates: 15.09.2020 Jetstar Airways from Thursday 17SEP20 will resume domestic service in New Zealand, according to its latest statement. The following is planned operation for the week of 20SEP20, based on OAG schedules as of 13SEP20. Auckland – Christchurch 13 weekly Auckland – Dunedin 5 weekly Auckland – Queenstown 16 weekly Auckland – Wellington 9 weekly Christchurch – Wellington 5 weekly Queenstown – Wellington 5 weekly 10.09.2020 Air New Zealand in... More information

15.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Cook Islands. This does not apply to the following passengers, provided holding confirmation of medical clearance from Te Marae Ora-Ministry of Health, verifying a negative Covid-19 test result obtained within 96 hours prior to travelling to Cook Islands: Nationals, residents, or permit holders of the Cook Islands who have ongoing rights to enter the Cook Islands and have completed 14 days quarantine in New Zealand p... More information

15.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Australia Government will extend its restrictions on cruise ships entering country, ban on overseas travel for another three months (9News Australia, 03.09.3030). New South Wales will extend border region with Victoria on 4 September to prevent spread of COVID-19 (OSAC, 02.09.2020). *****International Restrictions: Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Australia without an exemption un... More information

14.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Caledonia Government extends ban on most commercial international flights for three months (RNZ, 21.07.2020) *****International restrictions: Only travellers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate available here. All travellers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for their destination. The test is obligatory and... More information

11.09.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Tonga *****International restrictions: The Government of Tonga has announced that 105 international flights to Tonga are diverted from Tonga until Saturday 12 September 2020, except for international flights approved by the Ministry of Health. A State of Emergency was declared on 20 March by the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga, this has been renewed until 8pm on Monday 28 September. Tongan borders are closed to entry to all foreign nationals. All internationa... More information

08.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Guam Airlines updates: 07.09.2020 United Airlines during the weekend of 04SEP20’s schedule update extended Guam / Micronesia interim schedule until 31OCT20. As of 04SEP20, planned operation for the period of 09SEP20 – 31OCT20 as follows. Additional changes remain highly possible. Guam – Chuuk – Pohnpei – Kosrae – Kwajalein – Majuro – Honolulu 737-700 operates on following dates: 18-19SEP20, 16-17OCT20 Guam – Honolulu 1 daily 777-200 Guam – Koror 737-700 operates on followin... More information

07.09.2020
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Cook Islands Airlines updates: Published on 04.09.2020 Air Rarotonga Sep/Oct 2020 operations as of 03SEP20 More information

04.09.2020
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Australia Airlines updates: Published on 04.09.2020 Qantas week of 06SEP20 domestic operations as of 30AUG20 Jetstar week of 06SEP20 domestic operations as of 30AUG20 Virgin Australia week of 06SEP20 domestic operations as of 30AUG20 03.09.2020 Qantas Group in recent inventory update extended Trans-Tasman service suspension into December 2020, as Qantas and Jetstar both closed reservations. First available Qantas-operating Trans-Tasman flight for booking is scheduled on 07... More information

04.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Kiribati Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Kiribati if they have been in one of the below countries in the past 14 days: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Australia, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia,... More information

04.09.2020
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Australia Government will extend its restrictions on cruise ships entering country, ban on overseas travel for another three months (9News Australia, 03.09.3030). New South Wales will extend border region with Victoria on 4 September to prevent spread of COVID-19 (OSAC, 02.09.2020). *****International Restrictions: Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Australia without an exemption un... More information

03.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Australia Certification: COVID-19 negative certification not required / not known. All travellers arriving in Australia may be required to undergo enhanced health screening on arrival before going into quarantine. This can include temperature testing. You may also be asked to undergo screening or testing in quarantine. The Australian authorities provide an Information for international travellers fact sheet to all travellers on arrival in Australia. This provides information on... More information

03.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Fiji Airlines updates: 03.09.2020 Fiji Airways in recent inventory update extended International service suspension into the 4th quarter, as the airline closed reservation for travel until 31OCT20. Following routes to be resumed from 01NOV20, subject to change: Nadi – Apia Nadi – Auckland Nadi – Brisbane Nadi – Christchurch Nadi – Hong Kong Nadi – Honiara Nadi – Melbourne Nadi – Nuku’alofa Nadi – Port Vila Nadi – Singapore Nadi – Sydney Nadi – Tarawa Nadi – Tokyo... More information

03.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Tuvalu Quarantine: Quarantine requirement outside territory. Every person returning to the island will be subject to a 14-day quarantine, be required to sign a quarantine form, and complete all required forms from the Ministry of Health. More information

02.09.2020
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Tonga *****International restrictions: A State of Emergency was declared on 20 March by the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga, this has been renewed until 8pm on Monday 28 September. Tongan borders are closed to entry to all foreign nationals.The Kingdom of Tonga has extended the National COVID-19 Restrictions Directions until 8pm on Monday 31 August. These includes a night time curfew from midnight to 5am. Travellers are advised to follow the guidance of the g... More information

02.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Tuvalu *****International restrictions: Commercial flights to and from Tuvalu remain very limited. There are currently no commercial to Tuvalu and the borders are closed to all non-nationals/residents. The Government of Tuvalu announced restrictions prohibiting entry to Tuvalu of anyone who has been in China within 30 days of arrival in Tuvalu. This restriction includes entry to seafarers from foreign vessels that have been in China or “a high-risk country” (unde... More information

02.09.2020
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Australia Borders will remain closed in Tasmania until at least 1 December (ABC, 18.08.2020). Melbourne's government extends ban on international flights; Tullamarine Airport suspends international operations until 24 October. (Sky News, 08.08.2020) *****International Restrictions: Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Australia without an exemption until further notice. Travellers who... More information

02.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Zealand Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. Anyone entering New Zealand is required to undergo quarantine or managed isolation in an approved facility for a minimum of 14 days. Arrivals must then test negative for COVID-19 before entering the community.There are a few exceptional circumstances in which people can apply for an exemption from managed isolation. Visit the New Zealand Ministry of Health website for more information. More information

01.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Zealand Certification: COVID-19 negative certification subject to special conditions- testing upon arrival. All arriving passengers will be required to complete a health registration form. Airlines are required to distribute the form and make cabin announcements. Passengers with any COVID-19 symptoms on arrival, will be tested for COVID-19 and be placed in an approved quarantine facility for 14 days or until they have been symptom-free for at least 48 hours. More information

01.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Zealand Authorities suspend nonessential outbound travel; government prepares to extend ban on inbound travel for at least another 30 days (RNZ, 31.08.2020). Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland through 30 August (Reuters, 23.08.2020). Airlines restrict operations as lockdown extended. Auckland will remain at Level 3 with the rest of the country to remain at Level 2 until 26 August. (Ch-Aviation, 17.08.2020). *****International Restrictions: The New... More information

01.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Vanuatu Government extends state of emergency until end of year. (RNZ, 15.07.2020) *****International restrictions: Borders are closed to non-residents. Returning Citizens, permanent residents and diplomats will be allowed to return but will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. The Government of Vanuatu has also issued specific instructions to crew on aircraft and foreign going sea vessels. Special consideration will be applied to medical evacuations... More information

01.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands *****International restrictions: The borders of the Cook Islands are closed to all persons unless an exemption is provided (in writing) by the Cook Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration. The closure is in response to new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand. Exemptions detailed on the Cook Islands Travel Advisory [Exemptions detailed on the Cook Islands Travel Advisory comprise Cook Islanders, Permanent Residents of the Cook Islands, Cook Islands... More information

01.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Vanuatu Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. Arriving passengers are required to undergo 14 days’ quarantine at a government approved location at their own expense. More information

01.09.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Norfolk Islands Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Norfolk Island. This does not apply to: Nationals and residents of Norfolk Islands, Australian citizens and residents entering from Australia, as long as they are not travelling from Australian Capital Territory (ACT), New South Wales, or Victoria, and have completed an online entry pass here within 72 to 24 hours prior to travel. More information

29.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Fiji Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter or transit through Fiji. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Fiji, Australia or New Zealand, provided that they have downloaded the "careFIJI App" when arriving in Fiji. Fiji nationals must hold a negative PCR test obtained within 72 hours prior to departure if they are travelling from a country determined as a high risk for Covid-19, and have confirmed this via pereeza.ali@govnet.gov.fj or crmt@govnet.g... More information

28.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Palau Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Palau if they have travelled from or transited through China, Hong Kong or Macau in the past 14 days. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Palau. Passengers are required to complete a Health Declaration Form upon entry into Palau. Passengers must hold a negative PCR test obtained at least 72 hours prior to departure and must also certify that they have remained free of Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days pri... More information

28.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands Ban on incoming air travel may be extended from 30 August (RNZ,27.08.2020). The Cook Islands has issued a temporary total air border closure for inwards travel in response to new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand. See the Cook Islands website [https://cookislands.travel/news/novel-coronavirus-information-travellers-arriving-cook-islands] for further information. (Gov.uk, 27.08.2020) *****International restrictions: The Cook Islands has issued a temporary... More information

27.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

New Zealand Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland through 30 August (Reuters, 23.08.2020). Airlines restrict operations as lockdown extended. Auckland will remain at Level 3 with the rest of the country to remain at Level 2 until 26 August. (Ch-Aviation, 17.08.2020) Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News, 18.08.2020). *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost al... More information

27.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Vanuatu Flight restrictions: published 26.08.2020 Total entry ban Passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to passengers with a Special Category Visa issued by Vanuatu before April 2020. They must have approval from the immigration. --- Vanuatu's borders are closed. - This does not apply to humanitarian and repatriation flights. --- Passengers must complete the "Online Travelers Health Registration Form" 24 hours before departure. The form can be found at f... More information

26.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands Borders closed in response to new COVID-19 cases in New Zealand (RNZ, 17.08.2020). The Cook Islands has issued a temporary total air border closure for inwards travel in response to new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand. See the Cook Islands website [https://cookislands.travel/news/novel-coronavirus-information-travellers-arriving-cook-islands] for further information. (Gov.uk, 17.08.2020) *****International restrictions: The Cook Islands has issued a tem... More information

26.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

New Zealand Government extends COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland through 30 August (Reuters, 23.08.2020). Airlines restrict operations as lockdown extended. Auckland will remain at Level 3 with the rest of the country to remain at Level 2 until 26 August. (Ch-Aviation, 17.08.2020) Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News, 18.08.2020). *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost al... More information

24.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Samoa Airlines updates: Published on 21.08.2020 Samoa Airways resumes Apia – Savai’i from late-August 2020 More information

21.08.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Guam Quarantine: published 21.08.2020 Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine. More information

21.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Cook Islands Borders closed in response to new COVID-19 cases in New Zealand (RNZ, 17.08.2020). The Cook Islands has issued a temporary total air border closure for inwards travel in response to new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand. See the Cook Islands website [https://cookislands.travel/news/novel-coronavirus-information-travellers-arriving-cook-islands] for further information. (Gov.uk, 17.08.2020) *****International restrictions: The Cook Islands has issued a tem... More information

19.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Vanuatu Government extends state of emergency until end of year (RNZ, 15.07.2020). *****International restrictions: Borders are currently closed with no commercial flights entering or leaving Vanuatu. The Government of Vanuatu has also issued specific instructions to crew on aircraft and foreign going sea vessels. Special consideration will be applied to medical evacuations, foreign diplomatic missions and international organisations in Vanuatu on a case-by-case... More information

19.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands Quarantine: Quarantine requirement outside territory. The Cook Islands have restricted the entry of all travelers except for Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Permit Holders who have been present in New Zealand for at least 30 days and whose main purpose of travel is to return home, or to take up or resume employment. More information

19.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Northern Mariana Islands Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter or transit the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands if they have entered or transited any Schengen Area member state, China, Iran, Ireland, or the United Kingdom in the past 14 days. This does not apply to the following passengers, provided they have completed a CNMI Mandatory Declaration Form here at least 3 days prior to arrival in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: They are a national or... More information

18.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Samoa Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Samoa unless they meet the following criteria: They have not travelled outside their departure country in the past 28 days, They are holding a negative Covid-19 test certificate taken 3 days prior to travel, This does not apply to passengers traveling from American Samoa. More information

18.08.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Guam Crossing rules: Passengers staying for 5 days or longer are subject to COVID-19 testing on arrival in Guam, and must remain in quarantine for 14 days or until a negative test result is returned. Passengers staying for less than 5 days are subject to COVID-19 testing on arrival in Guam, and must remain in quarantine for 14 days or until a negative test result is returned if traveling from the following countries: Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, N... More information

18.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

American Samoa Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter American Samoa. This does not apply to the following passengers, provided they hold a negative coronavirus screening test result taken within 72 hours prior to traveling to American Samoa: Nationals and citizens of the United States, provided holding proof of residence in American Samoa (such as local ID, hospital ID or utility bill), Passengers who have obtained an "OK Board" documentation prior to traveling to Amer... More information

18.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

French Polynesia Quarantine: No current quarantine requirement On 15 July, quarantine measures were lifted and French Polynesia’s borders re-opened to international tourism from all countries. More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

French Polynesia Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. All travellers will need to undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure and will need to show proof of a negative result when embarking. Travellers must also provide a self -certified document affirming that they have no COVID symptoms and that to their knowledge they have not been in contact with any person confirmed positive within the last 14 days. Airlines will refus... More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

New Caledonia Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. All travellers will be required to complete 14 days of quarantine in a hotel requisitioned by the government. More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Caledonia Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. All travellers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for their destination. The test is obligatory and the traveller must show proof of a negative result before embarking. Travellers must also provide a self -certified document affirming that they have no COVID symptoms and that to their knowledge they have not been in contact with any pers... More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Papua New Guinea Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. You need an exemption to enter PNG and a negative Real Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result for COVID-19. You need to undertake this test within a 14-day period prior to your flight – see the PNG Government's COVID-19 website for more information. More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands Borders closed in response to new COVID-19 cases in New Zealand (RNZ, 17.08.2020). The Cook Islands has issued a temporary total air border closure for inwards travel in response to new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand. See the Cook Islands website [https://cookislands.travel/news/novel-coronavirus-information-travellers-arriving-cook-islands] for further information. (Gov.uk, 17.08.2020) *****International restrictions: The borders of the Cook Islands a... More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

French Polynesia CDC recommends travelers avoid nonessential travel because of high COVID-19 risk (CDC, 17.08.2020) *****International restrictions: Only travellers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate (available here [https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-et-de-voyage]) and provide proof. All travellers will need to u... More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

New Caledonia Government extends ban on most commercial international flights for three months (RNZ, 21.07.2020) *****International restrictions: Only travellers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate (available here [https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-et-de-voyage] and provide proof. All travellers over the age o... More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Zealand Airlines restrict operations as lockdown extended. Auckland will remain at Level 3 with the rest of the country to remain at Level 2 until 26 August. (Ch-Aviation, 17.08.2020) Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News, 18.08.2020). *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals. New Zealand citizens and residents returning to New Zealand may travel to New... More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Papua New Guinea Government to lift COVID-19 lockdown starting 12 August amid surge in infections (Reuters, 10.08.2020) *****International restrictions: Commercial flights to and from Papua New Guinea remain very limited. Nobody may enter Papua New Guinea unless they have a written exemption from the Controller and have tested negative for COVID-19 within a 7 day period prior to arrival. International visitors should apply for the exemption, including the reasons for vi... More information

17.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Vanuatu Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Vanuatu. This does not apply to: Nationals of Vanuatu, Residents of Vanuatu, provided they have resided in Vanuatu for the last 3 years, Passengers holding a valid residence permit issued prior to April 2020, Business owners holding a valid residency visa, Dependants of a valid residency visa holder who are currently in Vanuatu (passengers must apply for a residency visa prior to arrival in Vanuatu), Passengers ho... More information

13.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

French Polynesia Flight restrictions: published 12.08.2020 Passengers must complete an "ETIS Application" at etis.pf. A QR code must be presented upon arrival. --- Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 3 days before departure. More information

12.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

New Zealand Lockdown in New Zealand's Largest City After First Local Covid-19 Case in 102 days (India News, 11.08.2020). Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News, 18.08.2020). *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals. New Zealand citizens and residents returning to New Zealand may travel to New Zealand and do not need any formal exemption. There are a small num... More information

12.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Zealand Lockdown in New Zealand's Largest City After First Local Covid-19 Case in 102 days (India News, 11.08.2020).Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News 18, 08..2020). *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals. New Zealand citizens and residents returning to New Zealand may travel to New Zealand and do not need any formal exemption. There are a small n... More information

11.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Papua New Guinea Government to lift COVID-19 lockdown starting 12 August amid surge in infections (Reuters, 10.08.2020) Domestic flights out of Port Moresby will also be suspended for 14 days; international flights limited to local carriers to Brisbane and Cairns (Xinhua, 28.07.2020) *****International restrictions: Commercial flights to and from Papua New Guinea remain very limited. Nobody may enter Papua New Guinea unless they have a written exemption from the Control... More information

11.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

French Polynesia Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter French Polynesia unless they hold the following: A result of a biological examination of virological screening carried out less than 3 days before the flight proving that they are free of novel coronavirus, This does not apply to passengers aged 5 years or younger, or passengers traveling from Guadeloupe, Martinique, New Caledonia, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy, St Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon or Wallis and Futuna... More information

11.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

Australia Melbourne's government extends ban on international flights; Tullamarine Airport suspends international operations until 24 October. (Sky News, 08.08.2020) Queensland to close borders to NSW and ACT as state records another coronavirus case (ABC, News 05.08.2020). *****International Restrictions: Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Australia without an exemption until furthe... More information

08.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands *****International restrictions: The borders of the Cook Islands are open to all Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Permit Holders, who have been present in New Zealand for at least 30 days and whose main purpose of travel is to return home, or to take up or resume employment. Exemptions to the 30 day period can be sought from the Cook Islands Ministry of Immigration and Foreign Affairs. Further details on the conditions are available on the Cook Islands COVI... More information

07.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. *****International restrictions: The Fiji government has announced changes to International travel due to COVID-19. Only residents and Fijian citizens are allowed to return to Fiji. Air New Zealand have indicated they will operate a number of flights between Auckland and Nadi. Fiji Airways have indicated they will conti... More information

07.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Zealand Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News 18, 08.07.2020). Prime minister lifts COVID-19 measures from 9 June; border closure restrictions to remain (Reuters, 08.06.2020) *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals. From 1 August 2020, pre-departure Coronavirus testing will be mandatory for flights with Emirates and Etihad airlines. New Zealand citizens... More information

07.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Caledonia Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter New Caledonia from outside France and the French territories unless they hold a sworn statement that they do not have novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This statement can be obtained here prior to travel. Passengers traveling from France are not permitted to travel unless they hold a "Certificate of exceptional travel from or to an overseas territory subject to compelling reasons" ('Attestation de déplacement dérogatoi... More information

06.08.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Australia Queensland to close borders to NSW and ACT as state records another coronavirus case (ABC, News 05.08.2020). Melbourne is shutting down shops, factories and other non-essential businesses as authorities fight a second wave of coronavirus. Other measures include a night-time curfew. (BBC, 03.08.2020) *****International Restrictions: Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Austra... More information

05.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Tonga *****International restrictions: A State of Emergency was declared on 20 March by the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga, this has been renewed until 8pm on Monday 31 August. Tongan borders are closed to entry to all foreign nationals.The Kingdom of Tonga has extended the National COVID-19 Restrictions Directions until 8pm on Monday 31 August. These includes a night time curfew from midnight to 5am. Travellers are advised to follow the guidance of the gove... More information

05.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Nauru Airlines updates: Published on 04.08.2020 Nauru Airlines 2H20 scheduled passenger operation as of 29JUL20 Published on 01.07.2020 Nauru Airlines 3Q20 operations as of 30JUN20 More information

04.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Australia Melbourne is shutting down shops, factories and other non-essential businesses as authorities fight a second wave of coronavirus. Other measures include a night-time curfew. (BBC, 03.08.2020) *****International Restrictions: Only Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members are permitted to enter Australia without an exemption until further notice. Travellers who meet exemption criteria or have a compassionate... More information

03.08.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Niue Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Niue. This does not apply to passengers who have obtained a permission letter from the Niuean government. Passengers must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in Niue. More information

31.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Wallis and Futuna Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to travel unless they hold a "Travel Certificate for access to French territory" (Attestation de déplacement dérogatoire et justificatif de déplacement professionnel) detailing their travel plans, and a sworn statement that they do not have novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This travel certificate and the statement can be obtained online here prior to travel. Passengers aged 11 years or older will be refused entry if they are no... More information

31.07.2020

Australia Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. All international travellers entering Australia need to undertake a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a designated facility (for example a hotel) at their port of arrival. This is arranged by individual State and Territory governments. More information

30.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Australia Queensland has declared Greater Sydney a COVID-19 hotspot; starting August 1, travelers granted entry who have been in Sydney in the last 14 days must quarantine upon arrival in Queensland, and pay fees for their quarantine accommodations (OSAC, 29.07.2020). South Australia authorities shut borders to anyone traveling from Victoria because of COVID-19 (9News Australia, 29.07.2020). Queensland has declared Greater Sydney a COVID-19 hotspot; starting August... More information

30.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cook Islands *****International restrictions: The borders of the Cook Islands are open to all Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Permit Holders, who have been present in New Zealand for at least 30 days and whose main purpose of travel is to return home, or to take up or resume employment. Exemptions to the 30 day period can be sought from the Cook Islands Ministry of Immigration and Foreign Affairs. The borders of the Cook Islands remain closed to all others, with a few... More information

30.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Fiji Fiji has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Fiji, and they must go into quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. *****International restrictions: The Fiji government has announced changes to International travel due to COVID-19. Only residents and Fijian citizens are allowed to return to Fiji. Air New Zealand have indicated they will operate a number of flights between Auckland and Nadi. Fiji Airways have indicated they will conti... More information

30.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Fiji Quarantine: Quarantine requirement outside territory or at a at government designated site. Quarantine requirements depend on the status of your arrival. If you arrive from Australia or New Zealand where you have already done 14 days of quarantine, and you bring proof from a recognised medical institution of this quarantine, you will stay for 7 days in quarantine at your home in Fiji. If you have not completed the quarantine in New Zealand or Australia, then you must... More information

30.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Fiji Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required. All arrivals must bring with them proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within 48 hours of your departure to Fiji. More information

30.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

American Samoa ****International Restrictions: To prevent the spread of coronavirus, American Samoa currently requires all non-US passport holders to spend at least 14 days in Hawaii, Samoa (Apia) or Tonga before entering. Other restrictions for those travelling from countries affected by the outbreak could also be in force. If you’re due to travel, check the American Samoa Government website and the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention website, and check with y... More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

New Zealand Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News 18, 08.07.2020). Prime minister lifts COVID-19 measures from 9 June; border closure restrictions to remain (Reuters, 08.06.2020) *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals. From 1 August 2020, pre-departure Coronavirus testing will be mandatory for flights with Emirates and Etihad airlines. New Zealand citizens... More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Solomon Islands International flights to remain suspended until end of August because of COVID-19 (RNZ, 14.06.2020) *****International restrictions: The Solomon Islands Government have announced that the last scheduled international flight departed Honiara on Friday 27 March. Honiara International Airport is now closed to all scheduled international flights although a small number of charter flights are being operated by Solomon Airlines, primarily to repatriate stranded... More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

American Samoa Quarantine: Quarantine Requirement outside territory. Citizens holding a non-US passport will be required to quarantine for 14 days in Hawaii, Tonga, or Samoa (Apia) before entering the territory. More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Australia Queensland has declared Greater Sydney a COVID-19 hotspot; starting August 1, travelers granted entry who have been in Sydney in the last 14 days must quarantine upon arrival in Queensland, and pay fees for their quarantine accommodations (OSAC, 29.07.2020). South Australia authorities shut borders to anyone traveling from Victoria because of COVID-19 (9News Australia, 29.07.2020). Queensland has declared Greater Sydney a COVID-19 hotspot; starting August... More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

French Polynesia *****International restrictions: French Polynesia has suspended entry of non-resident travelers to French Polynesia. All passengers arriving on an international flight will be required to self-quarantine at home or in other housing accommodation on that island for 14 days. Travel to other islands will be granted only after the 14-day period. On 8 April 2020, French authorities introduced a requirement to complete a travel certificate [https://www.interieur... More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

Solomon Islands Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. Incoming passengers will fall into one of several category of visitors with the following quarantine and testing requirements: Category 1 – Passengers from Covid-19 free countries (e.g. Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga) - 14 days quarantine plus 1 in-country Covid-19 test on Day 14 and, if negative (99.999%) released from quarantine. Category 2 – Passengers from Covid-19 affected countries that are now Covid free... More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Solomon Islands Certification: COVID-19 negative certification subject to special conditions. All incoming travellers eligible to enter the country must complete a Traveller’s Public Health Declaration card. You must provide full details of your place of stay, travel itinerary and current personal contact details in Solomon Islands for 14 days after your arrival/quarantine in Solomon Islands. More information

29.07.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

French Polynesia *****International restrictions: French Polynesia has suspended entry of non-resident travelers to French Polynesia. All passengers arriving on an international flight will be required to self-quarantine at home or in other housing accommodation on that island for 14 days. Travel to other islands will be granted only after the 14-day period. On 8 April 2020, French authorities introduced a requirement to complete a travel certificate [https://www.interieur... More information

28.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: no

Papua New Guinea The capital of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Port Moresby, has been placed in a 14-day lockdown as of Tuesday 28 July, with only essential businesses to operate to help stop rapidly rising COVID-19 cases. Domestic flights out of Port Moresby will also be suspended for 14 days, while international flights will be limited to the Australian cities of Brisbane and Cairns and only operated by local carriers. (Xinhua, 28.07.2020) *****International restrictions: Com... More information

28.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Papua New Guinea Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. Anyone arriving must self-isolate in a government approved hotel for 14 days. Travellers entering Papua New Guinea (PNG) must be tested for COVID-19 within 14 days prior to their date of arrival. If the traveller stays for 7 days in Queensland, Australia, before entering PNG, that person may stay 7 days in quarantine, rather than the full 14 days. More information

28.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Papua New Guinea Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Papua New Guinea. This does not apply to the following passengers provided they are entering Papua New Guinea through Jacksons International Airport (POM): Government officials, diplomatic staff and staff of international organisations, Employees of approved organisations or business, Passengers who have obtained a written approval issued by the Emergency Controller. More information

26.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Solomon Islands Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter Solomon Islands. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Solomon Islands. Passengers must complete a "Traveller’s Public Health Declaration Card" on arrival in Solomon Islands. Passengers who have travelled through countries with reported cases of coronavirus in the 14 days prior to arrival in the Solomon Islands must quarantine for 14 days on arrival. More information

26.07.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Australia Crossing rules: Passengers are not permitted to enter or transit Australia. This does not apply to: Nationals and permanent residents of Australia, and those who are their immediate family (including partner, dependent children or legal guardian), provided they have received approval from the Department of Home Affairs. Approval can be requested by completing the form here. Passengers holding a partner or child visa (subclasses 100, 101, 102, 309, 445, 801, 820), Natio... More information

26.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Caledonia Government extends ban on most commercial international flights for three months (RNZ, 21.07.2020) *****International restrictions: All international flights to and from New Caledonia are suspended. French residents are able to transit through the country on their way to France. All passengers arriving in New Caledonia will be self-isolated for 21 days at their home or hotel. Checks will be undertaken by the local authorities. Passengers with symptoms (co... More information

24.07.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Australia Tasmania's government to reopen state to visitors from other regions of the country without recent COVID-19 cases on 7 August (Reuters, 24.07.2020). Qantas suspends international flight bookings until 28 March 2021 (News.com.au, 12.07.2020). The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has warned that international flights to Sydney over the coming weeks will be subject to a cap on arrivals and flights could be cancelled.(ABC,04.07.2020). *****Inte... More information

24.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Papua New Guinea Airlines updates: Published on 22.07.2020 Air Niugini cancels Chuuk / Pohnpei service resumption from Sep 2020 Published on 10.07.2020 Air Niugini July/August 2020 International operations as of 09JUL20 More information

22.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Zealand Air New Zealand puts hold on new bookings for flights into country for three weeks (News 18. 08.07.2020). Prime minister lifts COVID-19 measures from 9 June; border closure restrictions to remain (Reuters, 08.06.2020) *****International Restrictions: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals.New Zealand citizens and residents returning to New Zealand may travel to New Zealand and do not need any formal exemption. There are a smal... More information

22.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Papua New Guinea Flight restrictions: published 21.07.2020 1. Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to passengers with a State of Emergency (SOE) controller approval. 2. Passengers can only land at Port Moresby (POM). 3. Residents of Papua New Guinea must depart from Brisbane (BNS), Cairns (CNS) or Singapore. 4. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure. 5.... More information

21.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Australia Qantas suspends international flight bookings until 28 March 2021 (News.com.au, 12.07.2020). Queensland and New South Wales to close border to non-residents from Victoria starting 10 July (ABC/OASC, 09.07.2020) The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has warned that international flights to Sydney over the coming weeks will be subject to a cap on arrivals and flights could be cancelled.(ABC,04.07.2020). All international flights to Melbourne Ai... More information

20.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

New Caledonia Flight restrictions: published 20.07.2020 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to: - residents of New Caledonia, their spouses and children; - residents of Wallis and Futuna; - passengers arriving from Wallis and Futuna; - passengers traveling on business; - students. 2. A completed International Travel Certificate must be presented prior to boarding and to Immigration upon arrival or when transiting New Caledonia. The certificate must be obtai... More information

20.07.2020
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Nauru *****International restrictions: The only scheduled flight to Nauru is now a fortnightly service, on alternate Fridays, Brisbane-Nauru-Brisbane. Nauru authorities are requesting all persons to consider whether travel to Nauru is necessary and all persons are asked to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel to Nauru. Passengers who have transited through, or have been in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Iran, Italy, Korea, Europe, USA or Asia (except T... More information

17.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Papua New Guinea *****International restrictions: Commercial flights to and from Papua New Guinea remain very limited. Nobody may enter Papua New Guinea unless they have a written exemption from the Controller and have tested negative for COVID-19 within a 7 day period prior to arrival. International visitors should apply for the exemption, including the reasons for visiting, by emailing COVID-19 admin logistics [covid19-admin.logistics@police.gov.pg]. Anyone arriving must... More information

17.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Nauru Quarantine: Effective 16 March 2020, all persons arriving in Nauru will be required to spend up to 14 days in “Government Transition Accommodation” in Nauru. More information

17.07.2020
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no