• No travel advice
    by Smartraveller on 03/07/2022 at 10:37
  • Singapore
    by Smartraveller on 01/07/2022 at 12:00

    Singapore has transitioned to a new Vaccinated Travel Framework. If you're fully vaccinated and haven't visited a 'Restricted Category' destination, you can enter Singapore quarantine free. You no longer need a pre-departure test before travelling to Singapore. You'll need to complete a Singapore Arrival Card. If you're not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received prior approval to enter Singapore, you'll need travel insurance with a minimum coverage of SGD$30,000. You don't need a pre-departure test to transit through Singapore. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Singapore due to the impacts of COVID-19.

  • Thailand
    by Smartraveller on 01/07/2022 at 12:00

    You no longer need to apply for permission to enter Thailand. You'll need to show proof of either full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result (issued within 72 hours of travel). Thailand continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Wear a mask, practise social distancing, and follow government restrictions. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution to Thailand overall due to the impacts of COVID-19. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Solomon Islands
    by Smartraveller on 01/07/2022 at 12:00

    We’ve reviewed our advice for Solomon Islands. We’ve lowered the travel advice level. We now advise you exercise a high degree of caution due to the possibility of further civil unrest and ongoing local restrictions. International and domestic passenger flights have resumed. You still need to follow COVID-19 measures (see 'Travel'). Due to community transmission of COVID-19, further curfews or lockdowns for Honiara and other places are possible. Closely monitor and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution to Solomon Islands due to the possibility of further civil unrest and ongoing local restrictions.

  • South Africa
    by Smartraveller on 01/07/2022 at 12:00

    We've reviewed our advice for South Africa. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. You're no longer required to show proof that you’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or present a Negative PCR test to enter South Africa. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in South Africa due to the high level of serious crime.

  • United Kingdom
    by Smartraveller on 01/07/2022 at 12:00

    We’ve reviewed our advice for the United Kingdom. We haven't changed the overall level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. We now advise you exercise a high degree of caution due to the threat of terrorism. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in the UK due to the threat of terrorism.

  • Malta
    by Smartraveller on 01/07/2022 at 12:00

    We've lowered our travel advice level for Malta. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions in Malta. You'll need a valid vaccination certificate, negative COVID-19 (PCR) test or recovery certificate to enter Malta. Rapid Antigen Tests are only accepted if taken up to 24 hours before arrival and are in the EU digital COVID certificate format. Vaccination certificates and/or test results must be shown at flight check-in before boarding. Australian vaccination certificates are recognised for entry into Malta and public venues. Face masks are required in health care facilities. Check the Maltese Government website for updates if you plan to travel to Malta (see "Travel"). We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Malta.

  • Sweden
    by Smartraveller on 30/06/2022 at 12:00

    We've lowered the travel advice level for Sweden. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions in Sweden. We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Sweden.

  • Iraq
    by Smartraveller on 30/06/2022 at 12:00

    We've reviewed our advice for Iraq. We haven't changed the level of our advice, do not travel to Iraq. The security situation throughout Iraq remains volatile. There's a risk the security situation could deteriorate further. Due to the volatile security environment and the ongoing threat of kidnappings, you should leave Iraq immediately by commercial means if it's safe to do so. If you're staying in Iraq, be alert and check media for updates on new threats. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, due to the volatile security situation and very high risk of violence, armed conflict, kidnapping and terrorist attack.

  • Latvia
    by Smartraveller on 30/06/2022 at 12:00

    We’ve lowered our travel advice level for Latvia. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions in Latvia. Higher levels apply. We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Latvia. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Finland
    by Smartraveller on 30/06/2022 at 12:00

    We've lowered our travel advice level for Finland. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions in Finland. We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Finland.

  • Estonia
    by Smartraveller on 30/06/2022 at 12:00

    We've lowered the travel advice level for Estonia. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions in Estonia We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Estonia.

  • Peru
    by Smartraveller on 29/06/2022 at 12:00

    We’ve reviewed our advice for Peru. We haven’t changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution in Peru overall due to the high risk of violent crime. Higher levels apply. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Peru overall due to the high risk of violent crime. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Laos
    by Smartraveller on 29/06/2022 at 12:00

    Laos’ borders have reopened to international travellers. Australian travellers can obtain visas-on-arrival and e-visas. Legal spouses (foreign citizens) of Lao nationals will need to register via the Lao Greenpass website. You won't need a COVID-19 test if you're fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travellers over 12 years old will need to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 (rapid ATK) test taken within 48 hours before travel. You won't need to quarantine. If you contract COVID-19 while in Laos, you'll be responsible for your treatment costs. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Laos overall due to the impacts of COVID-19. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Ecuador
    by Smartraveller on 29/06/2022 at 12:00

    Despite ongoing protests, Ecuador has declared an end to the State of Emergency in several provinces in the north of Ecuador, including Quito (see 'Safety'). Entry requirements are dependent on your COVID-19 vaccination status. We advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Ecuador overall due to civil unrest, increased security threats, and the ongoing impact of COVID-19. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Kuwait
    by Smartraveller on 29/06/2022 at 12:00

    We’ve reviewed our advice for Kuwait. We haven’t changed the level of our advice, from exercise a high degree of caution. You don't need to be fully vaccinated or take a COVID-19 test to enter Kuwait. Wearing face masks indoors and outdoors is optional. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Kuwait due to the possibility of terrorist attacks.

  • United States of America
    by Smartraveller on 28/06/2022 at 12:00

    You no longer need to take a COVID-19 test before travelling to the US. However, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination unless you're a US citizen, permanent resident or qualify for one of the exceptions to this requirement. COVID-19 remains a health risk. Various restrictions and public health measures remain in place and vary by location. Follow the advice of local authorities. Take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in the USA due to impacts of COVID-19.

  • Papua New Guinea
    by Smartraveller on 28/06/2022 at 12:00

    There's an increased risk of civil unrest and violence during election periods. Check security conditions and monitor the media and local security reports before travelling to new areas. We advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Papua New Guinea overall due to the impacts of COVID-19. Other levels apply in some areas.

  • Lesotho
    by Smartraveller on 27/06/2022 at 12:00

    We’ve reviewed our advice for Lesotho. We haven’t changed the level of our advice, we continue to advise you exercise a high degree of caution. COVID-19 restrictions are in place. If you travel to Lesotho, you must provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within 72 hours of your arrival. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Lesotho overall due to the risk of violent crime.

  • Eswatini
    by Smartraveller on 27/06/2022 at 12:00

    We've reviewed our advice for Eswatini. We haven't changed the level of our advice, we continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Eswatini due to the risk of civil unrest.

  • India
    by Smartraveller on 27/06/2022 at 12:00

    We've reviewed our advice for India. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some areas. All travellers to India must complete the 'Air Suvidha self-declaration form' before departure. Travellers from specified countries, including Australia, may upload their vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test report to support their Air Suvidha declaration. COVID-19 restrictions, including localised lockdowns and curfews, may be imposed at short notice. Monitor local media for the latest updates. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in India overall due to the high threat of terrorist activity, civil unrest and crime. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Palau
    by Smartraveller on 27/06/2022 at 12:00

    We've reviewed our advice for Palau. We've lowered the travel advice level. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions. We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Palau.

  • Cyprus
    by Smartraveller on 27/06/2022 at 12:00

    All COVID-19 entry restrictions have been removed, regardless of your vaccination status. You're no longer required to take a COVID-19 test before arrival. You'll need a 'SafePass' to access some services such as aged care and other medical facilities. Your Australian International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (ICVC) must be presented in hard copy with photo identification. If you contract COVID-19 while in Cyprus, you'll be transferred to a quarantine facility (see 'Travel'). We’ve reviewed our advice for Cyprus. We haven’t changed the level of our advice. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Cyprus due to the impacts of COVID-19.

  • Norway
    by Smartraveller on 27/06/2022 at 12:00

    There were three shooting incidents by the same perpetrator in nightclubs in Oslo in the early hours of Saturday 25 June. Norwegian authorities raised the country’s terror threat to Level 5 - its highest level. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Norway.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    by Smartraveller on 27/06/2022 at 12:00

    All COVID-19 entry restrictions into Bosnia and Herzegovina have been lifted. You don't need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, recovery or negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result to enter. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Bosnia and Herzegovina due to the impacts of COVID-19.