Singapore: The Australian Quarantine Prohibition Corridor with Singapore will be launched on November 8.
The Singapore government announced, on Tuesday evening, that it will open new travel corridors for vaccinations only with Australia and Switzerland, in addition to 10 previous agreements with European countries and the United States and one to open soon with South Korea.
The link will allow fully vaccinated Australian citizens, permanent residents and their family members to travel to Singapore and back without quarantine, although initially they will only be able to disembark in Sydney and Melbourne with other countries yet to announce reopenings.
In addition, Singaporean students and business travelers must be able to use the travel corridor “after Australia has arranged their entry”, which is civil aviation.
Singapore authority said.
“We look forward to doing more with Australia and Australia to unlock more,” Singapore Transport Minister S Iswaran said.
But we also recognize that each country must make its own assessment of its own circumstances, both in terms of infection rates, vaccination rates, and so forth. What we want to do is make sure that these initial arrangements work well so that both parties have the confidence to do more and facilitate travel for a larger group of travelers.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison indicated on Friday that Australia would do so Provide early access to re-enter the country to Singaporean students under a deal proposed by his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong when Morrison stopped at City State in June on his way to the G7 summit in England.
Along with business travelers from Singapore, they represent the first major group of international arrivals to Australia, excluding those from New Zealand, since the country’s borders closed in March 2020.
However, entry into Australia for these visa categories is not yet available. “Australia will announce details of this agreement at a later time,” the Civil Aviation Authority said.
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