Qantas, Virgin and Jetstar resume flights to Bali from March
The government has been silent on when we can expect to be able to travel internationally.
The Prime Minister thinks we should be able to get to some countries like UK and US by Christmas which would be amazing if the borders were open by then.
Until an official date is revealed, it appears airlines are gearing up for a return to other popular vacation destinations.
Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia have highlighted the period from March to April when they think we can sunbathe and drink Bintang beers in Bali.
Executive traveler noted that Qantas’ flight schedule for 2022 shows Australians could fly from Sydney to Denpasar from March 27. Flights from Melbourne are expected to resume the next day (March 28).
Virgin Australia will allow holidaymakers from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to travel to Bali from March 27.
While Jetstar is expected to resume flights from Sydney to Denpasar on April 1.
Qantas has ranked Bali as one of the “global destinations that still have low vaccination rates and high levels of Covid infections” alongside places like Jakarta, Manila, Bangkok, Phuket, Ho Chi Minh City and Johannesburg.
The airline noted that this could impact costs and the number of flights departing each day.
In a memo released in August, the Flying Kangaroo said: “Travel demand levels – and therefore capacity levels – will largely depend on government decisions on alternative requirements to mandatory hotel isolation for travelers. fully vaccinated. ”
In addition to Bali, Qantas is also expected to resume flights to Jakarta, Manila, Bangkok and Johannesburg on the same day as Denpasar next year.
Flights to Bali are now available for booking through Qantas and will set you back a cheeky $ 800.
It will all depend on how the federal government approaches international travel as Australia slowly withdraws from the coronavirus pandemic.
New South Wales is moving forward with a high vaccination rate and will likely be one of the first states to call for borders to be reopened for everyone.
Corp News reports that we may have to go through a seven-day home quarantine when we return home from an overseas jaunt, instead of the mandatory hotel quarantine system we currently have.
The government is working out the details and hopefully will provide more details soon.