Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 06 Mar 2015
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Trans Tasman travel Bubble WILL start as predicted on Monday 19th April. Just announced by Prime Minister Arden
Member since 31 Mar 2014
Total posts 213
At the drop of a hat, after a case or two, the borders will close, people will be stuck
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 Aug 2013
Total posts 112
Originally Posted by Grannular
Those who make it without the need of getting stuck or forced quarantine on return will be very lucky. It will be a matter of time. I would like to see borders stay open no matter what and more destinations added now vaccines rolld out - otherwise what's the point of a vaccine. But both governments need to be clear and handle any potential lockdowns smartly.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 565
Dan the lockdown is now for a couple of days while they do testing and tracing to make sure it is only one or two, and not one or two hundred. The Avalon cluster started with two. They won’t stop cross Tasman travel but if you are in a lockdown zone then you will have to stick out the few days., and get tested a couple of times. A small price to pay. If vaccinated in a month or two for us oldies, then even easier.
Member since 18 May 2011
Total posts 40
Can we have double status credits again, this time including international travel?
Member since 07 May 2020
Total posts 36
I can feel the POP even before I hear it. Somebody will end up in tears. Everybody including governments, know that vaccination does not stop infection nor transmission so Aunty Cindy will not make exemptions for those with a jab.
GoRobin the research which we know you query suggests otherwise see from US CDc
The interesting thing here is that this "bubble" is only promised in about 2 weeks time. WHY ? If it was GO as mentioned, why is there a delay?
@patrickk...oh what utter rubbish. CDC does not do clinical studies.
GoRobin I presume you read the report before your response. There is also heaps of other evidence out there which sceptics will also dismiss.
@patrickk...and you never seem to be able to provide links to peer reviewed scientific papers. Only the HEADLINES which you seem to so desperately wanting to hangon to for your arguments. Not good enough. Just make it up as you go along.
Maybe this is all just a big CON. Did anybody give any guarantee that if you book a ticket to fly on 20 April that you will actually be able to fly on that date quarantine free? I don't think so. Even if you have been vaccinated? I don't think so. So the risk is no different to what it was last week. The only difference between this week and last week was that Aunty Cindy spoke this week. So is she giving any guarantee? I don't think so. We are all just suckers.
Jetstar Airways - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 18 Feb 2018
Originally Posted by GoRobin
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 16 Oct 2017
Total posts 165
A bubble puts all Australian States and NZ in the same basket. There isn't much difference being stuck in Auckland if you want to go to Sydney and being stuck in Sydney if you want to go to Perth. COVID-19 risk throughout the basket diminishes as vaccinations increase. Eventually all these places will have high rates of vaccination. In the meantime we've been given an opportunity. We can choose to accept the risk of disruption, or we can choose not to travel.
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