Coronavirus – Travel Advice – Latest Updates

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global travel to an unprecedented extent.

It’s been about 250 days since Australia closed its international borders on the 20th March. That’s a lot of days since our beloved industry was permitted to do the task it does best – sell beautiful, long dreamed of holidays to fabulous locations around the world.

Although all care is taken to collate this latest official travel information, prior to departing or planning to travel to any of our destinations, ensure to reconfirm each country’s latest entry requirements direct with your travel agent or go to smarttraveller.gov.au 

Please click below for current advise for the country you intend to visit

The Pacific Bubble.

At government level there is currently much discussion about the possibility of the easing of travel restrictions between Australia and New Zealand. The latest proposal for the said bubble is to incorporate Pacific island nations into an enlarged ‘Pacific Bubble’. Fiji’s Minister for Civil Aviation has backed the concept, while Vanuatu and the Cook Islands are also said to be quite keen to be included. Click here to read more.

Island Escapes has been operating for over 16 years, and this is not our first industry crisis, we look forward to the very near future when we can all resume normal life and assist our clients with their travel .

Your Island Escapes team

If you have an existing booking with Island Escapes.

If you wish to change or cancel your booking, please contact us.  To avoid any fees, we recommend our clients choose to keep the value of their booking as a credit, either with the airline, resort or Island Escapes, rather than requesting a refund. In accordance with ordinary business practice, the monies received by us on your behalf are duly paid to the third-party providers.

Dennis Bunnik, Chairman of the Council of Australian Tourism Operators explains the refund & credit process  click here

Our current  business hours are Mon – Fri  9.30am – 4.30pm. If you require reservations, please email contactus@islandescapes.com.au or call 1300 305 870.