New Zealand opens the door to international travelers

New Zealand opens the door to international travelers

Full vaccination will be mandatory for non-New Zealand citizens arriving in the country from 1 November. But quarantine will always be imposed on them.

after, after AustraliaNew Zealand, in turn, is taking a step back in welcoming travelers. From 1 November a full vaccination will be mandatory for non-New Zealand citizens arriving in the country. “To further reduce the likelihood of the virus crossing our borders, we are asking air travelers 17 years of age or older, who are not New Zealand citizens, to fully vaccinate to enter New Zealand,” the report said. New Zealand government In a press release. This is an important step in our “reconnecting to New Zealand” strategy. The measure is in line with an earlier announcement that everyone on Air New Zealand aircraft will need to be vaccinated from February 2022.

14 days of quarantine

But vaccination does not mean lifting restrictions. All arrivals will still need to spend 14 days in quarantine and provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test result from an accredited laboratory within 72 hours of their first scheduled international flight.

This measure is intended to remain temporary, as determined by the government. It’s time to develop a Health Travel Authorization system that will digitally verify the immunization status of people arriving in New Zealand.

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