From next week, Australia plans for a travel bubble with Singapore and allows quarantine-free flights to start from November.
Mr. Scott Morrison, Australia’s Prime Minister confirms the statement on Friday regarding the bubble for fully vaccinated travelers to visit the country. International students and business travelers will initially get the preference to apply for the same from November 23. The nation will allow tourists to enter the country from December.
Mr. Morrison said, “We anticipate that being able to be achieved within the next week or so as we would open up to more visa class holders coming out of Singapore. We are opening up and are in the final stages of completing an arrangement with the Singapore government.
Singapore’s Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong said in a Facebook post that he was delighted regarding Australia’s decision to allow entry to visa holders from Singapore. He further added that he had encouraged Australia’s prime minister to do so during his visit to Singapore in June.
The two nations hope to progressively rebuild international travel and will share the details soon. Sydney and Melbourne have allowed quarantine-free entry to fully vaccinated international visitors from November 1.