• Two issues here.Firstly, the extremely high infection levels in Singapore mean that you may well fail your test 72 hours prior to departure from Singapore. If you do, you are detained in a Raffles Medical detention centre at your own expense.Secondly, the on-arrival testing matches what Australia...

  • The new Business Class seats are arguably a bit over the top for their market.On their North American routes (and against Jetstar) they compete against Premium Economy seats marketed as “First Class” and “Business Class” respectively.You can usually buy Hawaiian business c...

  • People criticise Western Australia's policies while ignoring that Singapore detains you - at your own expense - if you test positive on arrival or 72 hours prior to departure.But to me that uncertainty about flying via transit points presents Qantas with a huge opportunity to fly to London, Paris...

  • This is a bold and sensible move by Qantas.Let's be honest, while the Pandemic continues to rage we should probably all look at non-stop travel only between countries A and B without transiting Country C.Many of us are going to test positive before, during and after international flights. It's on...

  • Bear in mind that use of Singapore's Vaccinated Travel Lane program requires each visitor to have insurance covering at least SGD$30,000 for treatment of Covid.The Changi Airport website explains that any visitor to Singapore who tests positive either a) on arrival in Singapore, or b) when tested...

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  • At this stage, no state is intending to require vaccine passports long-term for entry into bars or restaurants, and your certificate will get you entry into the country.It's hard to predict the future. But the UK and France have identical vaccination levels, yet daily infections in the UK are 100...

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