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House of Travel: Limited number of NZers will head over to Australia due to self-isolation

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Publish Date
Mon, 28 Feb 2022, 7:24am
A passenger prepares to fly from Sydney Airport to New Zealand. (Photo / AP)
A passenger prepares to fly from Sydney Airport to New Zealand. (Photo / AP)

House of Travel: Limited number of NZers will head over to Australia due to self-isolation

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 28 Feb 2022, 7:24am

The travel industry's imploring the Government to remove self-isolation requirements for returnees as the first phase of the border re-opening begins.

Fully-vaccinated New Zealanders and other eligible travellers from Australia can now skip MIQ and isolate at home for seven days instead.

The first flight into Auckland Airport is due at 2.45 pm this afternoon while the first into Christchurch Airport is scheduled for 5.30 pm.

House of Travel's Brent Thomas told Kate Hawkesby a limited number of New Zealanders will head over from here due to self-isolation.

“What we do need is for business travellers to be able to travel as well. They need to be able to go and see their suppliers, they need to go and be able to see their customers, and then coming back for a week and having to self-isolate just doesn't work.”

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