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    Australians, Americans travelling to Europe will need a ‘visa waiver’ in 2022

    The post Australians, Americans travelling to Europe will need a ‘visa waiver’ in 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Starting in 2022, visa-free travellers heading to Europe will need to apply under the ‘visa waiver’ program as the continent tightens its border control. The European Travel Information and Authorisation System or ETIAS platform will be mandatory for all visa-free travellers, including those from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, and all other visa-waiver countries. Costing EUR 7, travellers can apply the ETIAS online and is valid for three years. Travellers with a formal Schengen visa as well as European passport holders will not be required the…

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    Australians will need a visa waiver to travel to Europe from 2022

    The post Australians will need a visa waiver to travel to Europe from 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. While Australian citizens do not currently need a visa for short-term stays to enter the Schengen Zone for touristic, family, or business purposes, this requirement will change once the ETIAS visa waiver program is implemented by the end of 2022. Australians travelling to Europe will need to apply online for a visa waiver (similar to the US) from the end of 2022 The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) was proposed by the European Union (EU) in 2016 and will begin rolling out at the beginning…

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    Australians could be travelling overseas by the end of the year

    The post Australians could be travelling overseas by the end of the year appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Scott Morrison Scott Morrison says vaccinated Australians could be able to travel overseas and skip hotel quarantine by the end of the year. The prime minister said on Sunday he hoped the greater freedoms would be available to residents who needed to travel for ‘important purposes’ like work or medical reasons. The vaccinated travellers would then be able to quarantine at home, rather than at a hotel, when they return to Australia. ‘If we can get in a position in the second half of the year to have…

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    COVID-vaccinated Australians could be allowed to travel soon

    The post COVID-vaccinated Australians could be allowed to travel soon appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A pilot program for immunised people to leave and return under relaxed restrictions could begin soon, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt tells colleagues. Greg Hunt told the Coalition party room the government has set up a task force to examine what the vaccine could mean for Australia’s travel rules, according to The Guardian. Following a question from Liberal MP Jason Falinski about the vaccine’s capacity to exempt Aussies from both outbound and inbound travel restrictions on Tuesday, Hunt revealed a plan that could lessen travel restrictions for vaccinated people may be…