Questions about Australia’s COVID travel restrictions? We’re here for you! As specialists in travel to Australia, we are keeping up to date on all restrictions and providing our clients with the information they need to make their trip to Australia a reality.
Great news! Australia is making it easier to visit!
We will update this as often as possible, but please understand these are fluid and may change. Costs associated with travel requirements to Australia are not included in your itinerary unless specifically listed. We will update this information with approximate costs as we become aware of them.
Last Updated: 7/18/2022
Going to Australia
Travelers are reminded that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the requirements of the airline you are traveling with and any countries you transit through.
Here’s what you need to visit Australia:
- Required masking on the plane and in all Australian airports.
- Valid visa to enter Australia
As of July 6, 2022, travelers visiting Australia do not need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Travelers still need to follow airline vaccination requirements.
Passengers on international flights operated by Qantas are no longer required to be fully vaccinated. Read more details about Qantas travel requirements here.
All travelers over the age of 18 years booked to travel on flights operated by Fiji Airways and Fiji Link must produce valid evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Read more details about Fiji Airways vaccination requirements here.
When to Wear a Mask
Masks are still mandatory on inbound international flights. You must wear a mask for the duration of your flight while traveling to Australia, and in all Australian airports. A cloth or surgical mask is acceptable. You may remove your mask to eat and drink, or if directed by an airline or government official. Children ages 11 or younger and anyone with a medical condition that prevents them from wearing a mask and can provide a medical certificate as evidence do not need to wear a mask.
COVID testing is no longer required for travel to any Australian state. If you feel sick, your should follow local COVID protocol and wear a mask to contain the spread.
COVID protocol can differ by state and territory. See the links below for more information:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
To Return to the USA
As of June 12, 2022, air passengers no longer need to get tested or show documentation of recovery from COVID-19 prior to boarding a flight to the United States regardless of vaccination status or citizenship. Please note, the CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-citizen non-immigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information, see COVID-19 Vaccination Travel Information on the U.S. Department of State’s travel website.
Stay up to date on USA travel restrictions: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel.html