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New Zealand Pauses ‘Travel Bubble’ With Australia Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Sydney : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

New Zealand Minister for COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins looks on during a news conference at Parliament last month where he and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans for a quarantine-free “travel bubble” between New Zealand and Australia.

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New Zealand Minister for COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins looks on during a news conference at Parliament last month where he and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans for a quarantine-free “travel bubble” between New Zealand and Australia.

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Less than three weeks after launching a quarantine-free “travel bubble” between New

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Australia, New Zealand open quarantine-free travel bubble

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — As the passengers walked a little dazed through the airport gates, they were embraced one after another by family members who rushed forward and dissolved into tears.

Elation and relief marked the opening of a long-anticipated travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand at the Wellington Airport on Monday. Children held balloons and banners and Indigenous Maori performers welcomed the arrivals home with songs.

The start of quarantine-free travel was a long time coming for families who have been separated by the coronavirus pandemic as well as to struggling tourist operators. It marked the first, tentative

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Hugs, tears as Australia and New Zealand ‘travel bubble’ starts | Aviation News

Emotions were high on Monday as excited passengers set off on the first flights between Australia and New Zealand as part of a a quarantine-free COVID-19 “travel bubble”, allowing families long separated by the pandemic to reunite.

“(I’ll) yell, scream cry, hug, kiss, (feel) happy – all of these emotions at once,” Denise O’Donoghue, 63, told the AFP news agency at Sydney airport as she prepared to board her flight.

The arrangement means passengers can make the three-hour flight across the Tasman Sea without having to complete a mandatory COVID-19 quarantine when they arrive.

Television footage showed emotional scenes

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Australia and New Zealand’s travel bubble begins April 18

(CNN) — New Zealand will allow Australians to travel to the country quarantine-free, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a press conference Tuesday, April 6.

The travel bubble is set to begin on Sunday, April 18 at 11:59 pm, Ardern added. Australia has allowed New Zealand travelers to enter without quarantine, and New Zealand is now following suit.

“This is an important step forward in our Covid response and represents an arrangement I do not believe we have seen in any other part of the world. That is, safely opening up international travel to another country while continuing to pursue

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Australia and New Zealand opening travel “bubble” to allow quarantine-free travel between them

Residents of Australia and New Zealand will soon be able to travel back and forth between the two countries without needing to quarantine. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Tuesday that a travel “bubble” will open April 19.

“The bubble will give our economic recovery a boost and represents a world-leading arrangement of safely opening up international travel while continuing to pursue a strategy of elimination and keeping the virus out,” Ardern said.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison backed the decision. Australia has allowed New Zealanders to travel freely in the country for six months without having to

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Australia And New Zealand To Allow Quarantine-Free Travel Later This Month : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia will start on April 19.

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia will start on April 19.

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New Zealand and Australia will allow quarantine-free travel between the two countries starting April 19, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Tuesday.

Ardern called the new arrangement the Trans-Tasman bubble.

“The bubble will give our economic recovery a boost and represents a world leading arrangement of safely opening up international

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