[Go See The Australia] Australia to reopen borders to tourists on Feb 21, 2022
The Australian Government announced that from February 21, 2022, international borders will be fully reopened, and all inbound passengers will need to complete two doses of the COVID19 vaccine, or hold a medical exemption. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the reopening of international borders to all remaining visa holders, welcoming The World back to Australia, was another important milestone for Australia. The authorities stressed that those who have not yet completed the vaccination will be required to present a medical exemption certificate for the failure to be vaccinated.
Since March 2020, Australia has implemented epidemic prevention travel restrictions and blocked international borders due to the pandemic. It has only been gradually relaxed recently, including allowing international students, working holiday visa holders and skilled workers return to Australia in December 2021.
If you are fully vaccinated with BioNTech or Sinovac in Hong Kong, you will be able to meet the relevant entry requirements.
For the latest travel restrictions and exemptions, please refer to local Government’s website.
Responding to the increasing no. of Omicron cases around the world, Hong Kong Government implemented Flight Suspension to specific places. Starting from 8 January to 4 March 2022, tourists either the residents or stayed for more than 2 hours in Sydney (Australia) are not allowed to land in Hong Kong. It also applied to the transit flight. If you are Hong Kong resident who live in Sydney and would like to return to Hong Kong, please pay attention to the latest announcement before planning and booking your flights.