Comprehensive Travel Insurance

Get ultimate cover with Woolworths Comprehensive Travel Insurance. With all your basic travel needs taken care of, plus a range of additional benefits, higher limits and free cover for the kids=, there’s nothing left to do but sit back and relax.

Start your holiday now and find the travel insurance quote that fits you and your family.

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What does Comprehensive Travel Insurance cover?

cover for lost luggage

Delayed, lost luggage and personal items

Cover for delayed, lost, stolen or damaged luggage and personal items

  • Free travel insurance for kids=
    Children and dependants under 21 are covered for free when travelling with an eligible insured adult

  • Travel delay expenses
    Cover for additional accommodation expenses in the event of scheduled transport delays over 6 hours

  • Rental vehicle excess
    Cover for your rental vehicle excess in the event your vehicle is damaged or stolen

  • 24/7 Overseas medical assistance
    Get access to an emergency assistance team if you injure yourself or become sick during your trip

  • Unlimited overseas emergency medical expenses
    Cover for overseas hospital, medical and ambulance expenses, as well as emergency dental costs up to $500 per person

  • Overseas hospital cash allowance
    $50 per day to cover miscellaneous expenses if you are hospitalised overseas for 48 hours or more

  • Travel documents, credit card & travellers cheques
    We’ll cover the cost of lost or stolen travel documents, credit cards and travellers cheques

cover for cancellation fees

Cancellation or amendment fees

Cover for cancellation fees and amendments, such as deposits lost if your travel plans are cut short for reasons beyond your control

  • Theft of cash
    Cover for stolen cash, bank or currency notes and postal or money orders up to $250

  • Additional expenses
    We’ll cover accommodation and transportation expenses incurred due to events such injury, natural disasters and strikes

  • Personal liability cover
    Personal legal liability cover in the case of injury or damage to others or their property
  • Permanent disability
    A benefit payable if you suffer loss of sight or lose the use of a limb due to an injury sustained during your journey

  • Loss of income
    Reimbursement of lost income for a maximum of 26 weeks up to $10,400 if you are unable to work due to an injury sustained during your journey

  • Accidental death
    A benefit payable to your loved ones if you die due to an injury sustained during your journey

  • Special events
    Cover for reasonable additional costs of alternative transport needed to arrive on time to events including weddings, funerals and conferences

  • Pet care
    If your journey home is delayed, we’ll help cover boarding costs, up to $25 a day, for your cat or dog

Smart Traveller

  • Seychelles

    23 Sep 2021

    Before arriving in the Seychelles, you must apply for a Health Travel Authorisation and provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken in the 72 hours before you travel. You must have valid health insurance to cover for COVID-19 related costs. If you’re coming from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal or Pakistan you’ll have entry restrictions and quarantine requirements on arrival. The Seychelles have implemented a nationwide curfew from 11pm to 4am which includes restrictions on movement and gatherings.

  • Solomon Islands

    23 Sep 2021

    The Solomon Islands has suspended all incoming passenger services from Australia, effective immediately. Flights from Honiara to Brisbane continue to depart every Friday. Follow the Australian High Commission

  • New Zealand

    23 Sep 2021

    All of New Zealand except the Auckland and Upper Hauraki regions is at COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The Auckland and Upper Hauraki regions are at Alert level 3. Quarantine free travel between New Zealand and Australia remains paused. You

  • Netherlands

    23 Sep 2021

    From 25 September, you

  • Sudan

    22 Sep 2021

    There have been reports of an attempted coup in Khartoum, Sudan. Remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities (see ‘Safety’).

  • Lesotho

    22 Sep 2021

    Lesotho has COVID-19 restrictions in place. If you travel to Lesotho, you must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within 72 hours of your arrival (see

  • United Arab Emirates

    22 Sep 2021

    You don

  • Singapore

    21 Sep 2021

    From 23 September, you

  • New Caledonia

    21 Sep 2021

    A lock down and curfew are currently in place across New Caledonia. Movements are only permitted for exceptional reasons. Wearing a face mask is mandatory. Fines apply for non-compliance. Travellers aged over 12 years must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel to New Caledonia. Travel options may be limited at this time (see ‘Travel’). Follow the advice of local authorities.

  • Peru

    21 Sep 2021

    To enter Peru, you

  • Fiji

    21 Sep 2021

    Nightly curfews continue to be enforced throughout Fiji. Domestic flights and ferries departing and arriving Viti Levu remain suspended. If you

  • Spain

    20 Sep 2021

    On 19 September a volcanic eruption occurred on the island of La Palma, in the Canary Islands. If you

  • Papua New Guinea

    20 Sep 2021


  • Lebanon

    20 Sep 2021


  • Lithuania

    20 Sep 2021

    Entry rules depend on the country you

  • Uganda

    17 Sep 2021


  • Kenya

    17 Sep 2021

    Laikipia County has been declared a ‘dangerous and disturbed’ area by the Kenyan Government following attacks by armed bandits. The government has launched a security operation. A curfew is in place from 6pm to 6am for Laikipia Nature Conservancy and its neighbourhood. Significant security operations are ongoing in the region, particularly in the Ol Moran area. We recommend against non-essential travel to the county until the situation stabilises. A nationwide curfew and other COVID-19 restrictions remain in place. All public and political gatherings are banned. Adhere to restrictions and follow the advice of authorities. Monitor the media for latest developments on COVID-19.

  • Mauritius

    16 Sep 2021

    You must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test, a health self-declaration form and passenger locator form on arrival in Mauritius. You must quarantine in a COVID-19 safe hotel for seven days if you

  • Namibia

    16 Sep 2021

    You can travel between regions within Namibia and no permits are required. Namibia has restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A curfew is in place. To enter Namibia, you

  • Montenegro

    14 Sep 2021


  • South Africa

    14 Sep 2021

    Avoid areas where protests are taking place. Don’t attempt to cross protester roadblocks. Strict lockdown measures due to COVID-19 apply across the country. Wear a face mask in public and follow the advice of local authorities.

  • Denmark

    13 Sep 2021

    Denmark’s entry restrictions depend on whether you

  • Japan

    13 Sep 2021

    Japan has extended its current state of emergency until 30 September. The state of emergency remains in place in: Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka, Okinawa, Fukuoka, Gunma, Hyogo, Ibaraki, Kyoto, Shizuoka, Tochigi, Hokkaido, Gifu, Aichi, Mie, Shiga and Hiroshima. Strict non-emergency measures in place in other locations have also been extended until 30 September. Monitor media and be alert to the advice of local authorities. Flight options to Australia are limited and subject to availability under international arrival caps. Flight schedules may change at short notice. If you want to return to Australia do so immediately. Contact your airline or tour operator for the latest updates.

  • Bulgaria

    10 Sep 2021

    Bulgarian authorities have implemented a new system of classification for travellers arriving based on green, orange and red zones. Entry restrictions and other requirements apply. See

  • Zimbabwe

    10 Sep 2021

    COVID-19 restrictions are in place and are subject to change. A curfew is in place. Gatherings are limited. Face masks remain mandatory in public. To enter or exit Zimbabwe, you must have a negative PCR test. This must be from an approved laboratory through the Trusted Travel platform. Quarantine measures apply on arrival. See

  • Rwanda

    9 Sep 2021

    Updated COVID-19 restrictions were issued in Rwanda on 1 September. The changes included modified curfew measures in Kigali and elsewhere, and eased conditions under which offices, meetings, restaurants and other venues can continue to operate. Face masks must be worn at all times. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Ongoing changes to restrictions are anticipated. Follow the advice of local authorities.

  • Afghanistan

    9 Sep 2021

    Travel throughout Afghanistan is extremely dangerous. Violent incidents could occur across the country. Some land borders are closed to travellers seeking to cross from Afghanistan and some border crossing points that are open are at risk of terrorist attack. Border crossing points may be closed by authorities without notice, especially when crowds gather or where there are concerns of an increased risk of attack. Take all extra precautions for your safety. Stay in a safe place. Make contingency plans to leave when it’s safe to do so.

  • Tunisia

    8 Sep 2021

    To enter Tunisia, you must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test (with a QR Code), taken less than 72 hours before travel. If you

  • Myanmar

    8 Sep 2021

    We advise do not travel (level 4 of 4) to Myanmar due to ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict. There has been a significant increase in the level of violence with many deaths, injuries and arrests. Explosions and attacks are occurring in Yangon and other parts of the country, and have included police stations, ward administration offices township electricity offices, civilian facilities and shops. Police and military vehicles, and security and administrative personnel have been targeted. Maintain heightened security awareness, including for reactions to calls for popular revolt against the military. Avoid facilities and vehicles linked to security forces and military administration, and move away from anything of concern. Avoid all protests and areas of known and possible unrest. Avoid townships under martial law. A curfew is in place. Protocols are in place for Embassy staff movements in Yangon. There have been widespread detentions, including of foreigners. Australians may be at risk of arbitrary detention. If it

  • Canada

    8 Sep 2021

    Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter Canada for discretionary travel. You must meet requirements for this exemption to apply (see

  • Saudi Arabia

    7 Sep 2021

    Saudi Arabia has resumed tourist visas for vaccinated international travellers. You

  • Albania

    7 Sep 2021

    A nationwide curfew is in place between 11pm and 6am. During curfew, you can only leave home for essential work and emergency purposes. If you need to leave home during curfew you

  • Philippines

    7 Sep 2021

    Reduced quarantine requirements may apply if you

  • Sweden

    7 Sep 2021


  • Latvia

    7 Sep 2021

    Latvia has different entry restrictions depending on where you

  • Turkey

    7 Sep 2021

    Turkish citizens and residents must have proof of either COVID-19 vaccination, recent COVID-19 recovery (linked to the HES code) or a negative PCR test (within 48 hours) for inter-city public transport. These requirements do not apply for foreign tourists. Most businesses have resumed normal operating hours. Some requirements for entering Turkey have changed and depend on where you

  • Chile

    7 Sep 2021

    Chile has eased certain COVID-19 border restrictions for citizens and residents. Non-resident foreigners are allowed to enter if they meet strict requirements and must quarantine for seven days. Total lockdowns have been lifted for most of the country. A nationwide nightly curfew remains in place from 10pm to 5am, or 12am to 5am depending on the location (see Travel).

  • Guinea

    7 Sep 2021


  • Madagascar

    7 Sep 2021


  • Portugal

    6 Sep 2021

    Community transmission of COVID-19 remains high in Portugal. Portugal has a phased plan to lift restrictions as vaccination targets are met. Follow the advice of local authorities. Measures can change at short notice. All travellers aged 12 and over must have a negative COVID-19 test or EU Digital Certificate before boarding a flight to Portugal. Individuals aged 12 years and over must show a valid COVID-19 test or EU Digital certificate to enter certain venues. Only EU Digital Certificates are accepted as proof of vaccination. If you

  • Brazil

    4 Sep 2021

    Brazilian authorities are expecting large-scale protests in a number of cities on Brazil’s Independence Day, 7 September. You should follow the instructions of local authorities and avoid large public gatherings. See our advice in the ‘Safety’ section. Brazil is experiencing elevated numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations and deaths. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. If in need of consular assistance contact +55 61 3226 3111. Register or update your details with DFAT if you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident seeking to return to Australia (see

  • Azerbaijan

    3 Sep 2021

    Foreign citizens and residents of a limited number of countries, not including Australia, are now allowed to enter Azerbaijan under specific conditions. Only Australian citizens with legal residency in Azerbaijan or a listed country are permitted to enter. There are currently no restrictions on travel within Azerbaijan. Most businesses and services are open including restaurants, cafes, and shopping malls but may require a ‘COVID-19 Passport’ for entry. See ‘Travel’ for details.

  • Angola

    3 Sep 2021

    Angola is under a ‘state of public calamity’ until further notice. Most shops and services are now allowed to operate with some restrictions.

  • Kosovo

    3 Sep 2021

    To enter Kosovo you must show proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within 72 hours of your arrival, or a negative rapid antigen test not older than 48 hours. A vaccination certificate, or blood serology antibody test confirming you

  • Mongolia

    2 Sep 2021

    COVID-19 restrictions are in place for some activities and businesses. The restrictions may change without notice. Limited commercial international and charter flights operate. Most domestic flights remain suspended. On arrival in Mongolia, you must present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken within 72 hours. You must also self-isolate for up to 14 days. Movement restrictions between Ulaanbaatar and some provinces are in place. You

  • North Macedonia

    2 Sep 2021

    You need to provide proof of full vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test to enter and exit North Macedonia (see

  • Uzbekistan

    1 Sep 2021

    You must provide a certificate with a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken with 72 hours before arrival. You may also be required to take an additional COVID-19 (PCR) test after seven days from your arrival. Airports are open but international flights are very limited. The land border with Afghanistan is closed until further notice.

  • Vanuatu

    1 Sep 2021

    COVID-19 remains a risk in Vanuatu. Expect extra health screening measures and mandatory quarantine from 12 September. Dengue remains a risk in Vanuatu. Medical evacuations may be difficult or delayed.

  • Oman

    31 Aug 2021

    From 1 September, you can travel to Oman if you

  • Greece

    31 Aug 2021

    Greece has COVID-19 restrictions in place. Restrictions on movement within Greece can change without warning. Masks and social distancing are mandatory in all indoor spaces such as shops and airports. Masks should also be worn outdoors if you

  • Italy

    27 Aug 2021

    From 1 September you

  • Ethiopia

    26 Aug 2021

    Violence has continued to escalate and conflict has spread in the northern regions of Ethiopia. The level of advice for the Regional State of Tigray and surrounding areas remains

  • Vietnam

    25 Aug 2021

    Vietnam continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Nationwide social distancing measures have been implemented in response. Measures vary between provinces and change at short notice. The measures may impact your ability to travel and access essential services. Follow the advice of local authorities. Police and armed forces, in some locations, are enforcing these measures. You could be fined or detained for breaching these rules. Monitor the Australian Embassy

  • Cook Islands

    25 Aug 2021

    Inbound passenger arrivals to the Cook Islands have been suspended.

  • Israel and the Palestinian Territories

    25 Aug 2021

    You can

  • India

    24 Aug 2021

    Facilitated commercial flights from India to Australia have resumed. You

  • Brunei Darussalam

    24 Aug 2021

    Community cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Brunei. Follow the advice of local authorities. Familiarise yourself with local regulations and restrictions. Brunei long-term residents or citizens must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to leave the country. Transit and entry restrictions are in place for visitors until further notice.

  • Botswana

    24 Aug 2021

    To enter Botswana, you

  • Bangladesh

    23 Aug 2021

    Flight options to Australia are extremely limited due to restrictions by third countries on the entry/transit of passengers from Bangladesh. To enter Bangladesh you must present a negative COVID-19 certificate on arrival (regardless of vaccination status) with the test taken within 72 hours of arrival. You

  • French Polynesia

    23 Aug 2021

    Lockdowns and curfews are currently in place across French Polynesia. These can be enforced and extended at short notice. Movement during lockdown is only permitted for exceptional reasons. Strict measures apply to inter-island travel (see

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    20 Aug 2021

    The consulate in Sarajevo is open. Restrictions are in place for entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina. These may change at short notice. COVID-19 measures vary from region to region. If you remain in Bosnia and Herzegovina, follow the advice of local authorities and local media for the latest information.

  • Slovenia

    20 Aug 2021

    Restrictions are in place for entry into Slovenia. These may change at short notice (see

  • Tonga

    20 Aug 2021

    Only Tongan citizens and permanent residents can enter Tonga at this time. Most international flights have been cancelled, and options to leave are extremely limited. A state of emergency is in force and activities are restricted to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Ukraine

    20 Aug 2021

    You can enter Ukraine if you can provide proof confirming you

  • Austria

    20 Aug 2021

    Borders remain open, but local regulations and entry restrictions can change at short notice. Keep in contact with your travel provider for the latest information. Follow the advice of local authorities. Austria is accepting certificates issued by other EU member states under the EU Digital Certificate Scheme.

  • Slovakia

    20 Aug 2021

    Restrictions are in place for entry into Slovakia. These may change at short notice (see

  • Georgia

    20 Aug 2021

    Most COVID-19 related restrictions have been lifted. Shopping centres, museums and gyms are open. Entertainment and sports events are banned. Restaurants and bars are open, but restaurants, including those in hotels, can only serve customers until 11pm. It

  • Hungary

    20 Aug 2021

    Restrictions are in place for entry into Hungary. These may change at short notice (see

  • Timor-Leste

    19 Aug 2021

    COVID-19 remains a serious health risk, with a high number of infections and the Delta variant detected in Timor-Leste. A State of Emergency is in place and isolation zones apply in several municipalities, including Dili. Some exemptions apply. Mandatory random COVID-19 testing may be required. Entry restrictions apply to all travellers (air, land and sea) and can change with little notice. You must provide a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. You

  • United Kingdom

    18 Aug 2021

    Border controls, quarantine, testing, and self-isolation for positive COVID-19 cases and close contacts remain (see

  • Hong Kong

    18 Aug 2021

    Australia is now listed as a ‘medium risk place’. You can

  • Taiwan

    18 Aug 2021

    Foreign nationals without a residency permit can

  • Belize

    16 Aug 2021

    Belize’s borders are open to foreign visitors, except those who have travelled from or transited India or Bangladesh. You must present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. You must also stay at a designated ‘Gold Standard’ hotel. These requirements apply even if you

  • Romania

    16 Aug 2021


  • Haiti

    15 Aug 2021

    On 14 August 2021, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred near Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti. There is infrastructure damage and hundreds of deaths. Aftershocks could occur and essential services may be disrupted. If you are in the affected area, follow the instructions of local authorities and monitor local media for updates on the situation. If you are in need of consular assistance, please contact +61 2 6261 3305 for 24/7 support.

  • Malta

    13 Aug 2021

    To travel to Malta, you must provide a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test, taken within 72 hours before arrival. You

  • France

    12 Aug 2021

    France has introduced a traffic light-based border control system. Entry and departure from France remain restricted depending on the country and your COVID-19 vaccination status. Unvaccinated travellers are subject to more stringent measures. A Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire), showing proof of vaccination status, serology or a negative PCR-test, is required for people aged 18 years or older to access certain venues, including restaurants, cafes, museums, cinemas, shopping centres and medical institutions (see

  • Malaysia

    12 Aug 2021

    COVID-19 restrictions remain in place, under a four phase National Recovery Plan. Restrictions vary depending on what phase is in place at your location. Some restrictions are relaxed if you

  • Mozambique

    11 Aug 2021

    Terrorists remain active in Cabo Delgado and attacks on towns in the region are possible. Terrorists are likely to target areas frequented by foreigners or where foreign companies operate and where expatriate staff reside. Australians in Cabo Delgado should leave the area if it is safe to do so. If you decide to remain in the area, maintain heightened security awareness, monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities.

  • Iraq

    11 Aug 2021

    The security situation throughout Iraq remains volatile. If you intend to travel to Iraq despite our advice, consult your airline before travelling and check travel restrictions. Due to the volatile security environment and the ongoing threat of kidnappings, we advise you to leave Iraq as soon as you are able to do so. If you

  • Somalia

    5 Aug 2021

    There’s an ongoing high threat of terrorism, with attacks expected to continue. Don

  • Estonia

    4 Aug 2021

    Entry restrictions to Estonia may change at short notice. This includes requirements for PCR testing, self-isolation and evidence of COVID-19 vaccination. If you

  • Thailand

    4 Aug 2021

    Thailand continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Wear a mask, practice social distancing and follow government restrictions. Foreigners can only enter Thailand under exceptional circumstances (see

  • Czech Republic

    4 Aug 2021

    You may be able to travel to the Czech Republic, depending on the country you

  • Morocco

    4 Aug 2021

    Additional COVID-19 safety measures are now in place throughout Morocco. A nationwide curfew from 9pm to 5am is in place and other restrictions apply. Inter-regional travel is now heavily restricted. There are entry requirements and restrictions depending on the country you’re coming from. These measures can change at short notice. Contact local Moroccan authorities and the travel provider at your location for confirmation on entry and/or exit requirements. See

  • Germany

    3 Aug 2021

    Entry requirements to Germany have changed. You can travel to Germany from within the EU and Schengen Area or from a country with a low rate of COVID-19. You must provide either a negative COVID-19 test, or proof of vaccination, or evidence of having recovered from COVID-19. If you

  • Palau

    3 Aug 2021

    To enter Palau, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Children under 12 years of age are exempt. You must also provide proof of a negative PCR test taken within three days before your departure. You

  • Kuwait

    2 Aug 2021

    Visit visas remain suspended. If you have a valid residency visa you can now enter Kuwait. Strict entry conditions apply (see

  • Finland

    2 Aug 2021

    You can enter Finland without taking a COVID-19 test or having to self-isolate if you’ve been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19. You can also enter Finland without restrictions if you’re coming from an EU or Schengen country or a country classified as

  • Belarus

    2 Aug 2021

    Flights in and out of Belarus are extremely limited. A number of countries have banned the overflight of their airspace by Belarusian airlines. Including all EU member states, the UK and Ukraine. Travel to or from Belarus is only possible through an indirect air route via a country that has not imposed a ban. Belarus has eased some of the entry requirements for foreigners, including for entry through land borders. Travel restrictions due to COVID-19 remain in place (see

  • Ecuador

    30 Jul 2021

    All land borders with Colombia and Peru, as well as ports, remain closed, although Ecuadorean nationals and foreign residents may be allowed to enter Ecuador, via Rumichaca and Huaquillas northern and southern borders. To enter Ecuador, you

  • Mexico

    30 Jul 2021


  • Kazakhstan

    30 Jul 2021

    You must present your COVID-19 risk rating from the

  • Belgium

    30 Jul 2021

    You can travel to Belgium if you’re in the EU and Schengen Area or if you’re in a country listed as ‘green’ or

  • Russia

    29 Jul 2021

    Entry into Russia, including through land borders, is restricted for most foreign travellers. Residents, close family members of Russian citizens, members of diplomatic missions, essential workers and some other categories of travellers may be allowed to enter. (See

  • Guatemala

    29 Jul 2021

    Entry requirements to Guatemala have changed. To enter, you must provide either a negative COVID-19 test, or proof of vaccination, or evidence of having recovered from COVID-19. Business and other activity restrictions in each municipality are based on a traffic light system. You must wear a face mask when outside and maintain social distancing. If you don

  • Kyrgyz Republic

    29 Jul 2021

    Kyrgyz Republic has reintroduced some COVID-19 restrictions. A negative COVID-19 (PCR) test is required to taken within 72 hours before your arrival. You may be required to take another PCR test upon arrival. Proof of vaccination with some vaccines may also assist entry into Kyrgyz Republic (see

  • Croatia

    29 Jul 2021

    Entry into Croatia is restricted due to COVID-19. You can enter for tourism or compelling personal reasons. Proof is required. A negative test is required if you

  • Tajikistan

    29 Jul 2021

    Commercial flights to and from Tajikistan remain very limited. Land border crossings are closed to travellers. All international travellers arriving in Tajikistan must provide confirmation of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result, issued within 72 hours of arrival. The test must be a COVID-19 (PCR) swab test. Other test results including antibody tests are not accepted. Face masks are mandatory in public. Contact your airline or your nearest embassy or consulate of Tajikistan to confirm entry requirements.

  • Turkmenistan

    29 Jul 2021

    All international passenger flights to and from Turkmenistan remain suspended, road borders are closed and passenger ferries are cancelled. Only Turkmen citizens, diplomats, permanent residents and essential workers are allowed to enter. All international arrivals are required to take a COVID-19 (PCR) test and undertake 21-day quarantine in a state-run facility. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in public. Inter-regional travel is currently restricted (see

  • Serbia

    28 Jul 2021

    Entry requirements to Serbia have changed. Serbia has expanded the list of recognised foreign vaccination certificates. All travellers from India, regardless of nationality, must quarantine for seven days on arrival. Some in-country COVID-19 restrictions have been loosened. Monitor media and follow the Australian Embassy Facebook page for updates. See

  • Poland

    28 Jul 2021

    You can travel to Poland if you

  • South Korea (Republic of Korea)

    27 Jul 2021

    To prevent the spread of COVID-19, South Korea has four levels of Social Distancing. Follow local media as levels and restrictions can change frequently. You

  • Ireland

    27 Jul 2021

    You can travel to Ireland if you

  • Iceland

    26 Jul 2021


  • Norway

    25 Jul 2021

    You can only enter Norway if you

  • Federated States of Micronesia

    22 Jul 2021

    Due to COVID-19, FSM has closed its border until further notice. This covers all arrivals by air and sea. Follow the social media accounts of the Australian Embassy in the FSM for updates (see

  • Ghana

    22 Jul 2021

    Avoid protests and demonstrations as they can turn violent. You

  • Guam

    22 Jul 2021


  • Eswatini

    22 Jul 2021

    Protests may occur in Eswatini and can turn violent. Avoid protests and stay up to date with local developments. A curfew is in place. To enter Eswatini, you need proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of your arrival.

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    19 Jul 2021

    Trinidad and Tobago has reopened its borders to travellers fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You

  • Sri Lanka

    15 Jul 2021

    Flights departing for Australia are limited and schedules may change at short notice. To leave Sri Lanka, you

  • Zambia

    14 Jul 2021

    You’ll need proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the 72 hours before you arrive in Zambia, using an approved laboratory through the Trusted Travel platform. Quarantine arrangements may depend on your travel arrangements and may change at short notice. If you

  • Niger

    14 Jul 2021

    The US Government has issued a security alert reminding citizens that extremist groups seek to target locations in Niamey frequented by Westerners. You’re advised to be aware of your surroundings and exercise caution when visiting venues such as banks, supermarkets, restaurants, and hotels. If you

  • Qatar

    13 Jul 2021

    Qatar has updated their travel policy. Entry is now permitted for family visitors, business travellers and tourists who are fully vaccinated or have recently recovered from COVID-19. You must pre-register at least 12 hours before travel and have a negative PCR test within 72 hours before arriving in Qatar. You may also have to do a COVID-19 test on arrival. Stay up to date with current restrictions and the travel policy (see

  • Jordan

    13 Jul 2021

    If you

  • Indonesia

    10 Jul 2021

    There is a current peak in COVID-19 transmission and very high demand on hospitals in Jakarta and other parts of Java. All domestic air travel requires evidence of at least the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, except if you are travelling to transit to a departing international flight. To enter Indonesia you must show evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination. These vaccination requirements also apply to children between the ages of 12-17. It

  • Egypt

    9 Jul 2021

    If you arrive in Egypt from Australia, you

  • Sierra Leone

    6 Jul 2021

    Commercial flights are now operating, but land and sea borders are still closed. You must have approval to enter Sierra Leone. This can be obtained online (see

  • Bahrain

    6 Jul 2021

    Bahrain has further refined its COVID-19 measures, including by introducing a traffic light system. Flight options to Australia are unpredictable and may stop without notice.

  • Switzerland

    6 Jul 2021

    Switzerland has eased COVID-19 restrictions. A COVID-19 (PCR) test is only required for people arriving by air who are not vaccinated or have not recovered from COVID-19. Masks no longer need to be worn outdoors. Other restrictions have eased. See

  • Samoa

    2 Jul 2021

    Samoa has closed its borders, except to returning citizens and residents, or where specific permission is granted. If you

  • Nepal

    2 Jul 2021

    Nepal continues to impose localised lockdowns and restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19, including in Kathmandu. A limited number of international and domestic commercial flights are operating. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor the Australian Embassy on Facebook (@australianembassynepal) and Twitter (@AusAmbNP) for regular updates.

  • Iran

    25 Jun 2021


  • Burundi

    25 Jun 2021

    Land and sea borders in Burundi are mostly closed except for the movement of goods. There are limited commercial flights into and out of Bujumbura International Airport. You must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of boarding your flight when entering the country. On arrival, you must take a COVID-19 test and self-isolate at a hotel of your choice for 24 hours until you receive the test results. Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be transferred to treatment facilities at their own cost. Follow the advice of local authorities.

  • Malawi

    21 Jun 2021

    Entry to Malawi from land or air borders is restricted, exceptions apply (see

  • Colombia

    16 Jun 2021

    Large scale violent protests are taking place in Colombia. There have been reports of deaths and injuries. The protests may disrupt transportation and the supply of food, water and medical services. Some cities have movement restrictions in place (see

  • Argentina

    16 Jun 2021

    Existing nationwide restrictions continue to be renewed after their expiry. Provincial governments may implement restrictions in different ways, depending on local circumstances. Check with your local authorities as restrictions vary within each jurisdiction around the nation.

  • Eritrea

    15 Jun 2021

    Some international flights into and from Asmara have resumed but remain limited. Check with your airline. Local authorities have relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. There remains the possibility of curfews, travel restrictions or other measures being re-introduced at short notice. Regularly check the advice of local authorities.

  • Paraguay

    4 Jun 2021

    Paraguay is observing ‘smart quarantine

  • Uruguay

    2 Jun 2021

    Uruguay has closed all its borders to all travellers, with some exceptions for freight workers and residents. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for updates on flight options for returning to Australia.

  • Moldova

    2 Jun 2021

    To enter Moldova, you

  • Algeria

    1 Jun 2021

    Limited international flights from Algeria have resumed. Domestic flights are operational. On arrival in Algeria you must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result, taken in the 36 hours before departure. Further testing applies on arrival (see

  • Bolivia

    1 Jun 2021

    To enter Bolivia, you

  • United States of America

    27 May 2021

    If you’re flying to the USA you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test within three days of your departure or proof that you have recovered from COVID-19 and complete an attestation (see

  • Mali

    26 May 2021


  • Marshall Islands

    20 May 2021

    Due to COVID-19, Marshall Islands has closed its borders until further notice. This covers all arrivals by air and cruise ship. Follow the Australian Embassy in the Marshall Islands social media accounts for regular updates (see

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    18 May 2021

    DRC has opened some of its international borders and resumed international flights from Kinshasa N’Djili International Airport and domestic flights from most airports. COVID-19 testing and quarantine requirements apply on arrival and prior to departure from the DRC. Contact your airline directly for the latest update and register with the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa for advice on departure options.

  • Maldives

    14 May 2021

    You must present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test report in English when checking in for your flight to the Maldives. The test must be conducted within 96 hours of your departure or you

  • Nigeria

    12 May 2021

    The Nigerian Government has reintroduced a range of COVID-19 related restrictions, including closing event locations, bars and nightclubs, with restaurants to provide eat-in service at 50% capacity only. The 12am to 4am curfew is strictly enforced. Nigeria has banned entry to non-Nigerian passport holders who have travelled to Brazil, India or Turkey in the preceding 14 days. The potential for terrorism and civil unrest continues throughout Nigeria, including major cities like Lagos, Kano and Abuja.

  • Cyprus

    12 May 2021

    There has been a gradual lift of movement and gathering restrictions for people in Cyprus in possession of a

  • Tanzania

    7 May 2021

    If you

  • Cameroon

    7 May 2021

    Various COVID-19 restrictions on movements and gatherings are in place, including wearing a face mask in public. Follow the advice of local authorities on COVID-19 related restrictions. Reduced international commercial flights are available.

  • North Korea (Democratic People

    6 May 2021

    North Korea’s borders remain closed due to COVID-19. Tours to North Korea are suspended until further notice.

  • Chad

    5 May 2021

    Hassan Djamous International Airport and land borders have reopened. The security situation following the death of President Idriss Déby remains volatile with a heightened risk of violent conflict and civil unrest in all parts of the country. If you

  • Pakistan

    5 May 2021

    The number of international flights to Pakistan has reduced significantly. COVID-19 testing and quarantine regulations have also changed for arriving passengers. Contact your airline or travel agent for the latest information.

  • Syria

    4 May 2021

    If you

  • Venezuela

    30 Apr 2021

    COVID-19 is present in Venezuela. Measures are in place to limit the spread of the virus, including community-wide quarantines. Road travel between Venezuelan states is banned, with roadblocks in place and limited internal flights. Many international flight routes have been suspended. Commercial flights to and from Venezuela remain very limited. Australia doesn

  • Jamaica

    29 Apr 2021

    Jamaica requires travellers aged 12 years or more to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days prior to the travel date (see Travel).

  • Libya

    27 Apr 2021

    If you

  • Cambodia

    27 Apr 2021

    Lockdowns, movement restrictions and curfews have been imposed in various locations throughout Cambodia to slow the spread of COVID-19. Monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities as lockdowns, curfews and other movement restrictions can change rapidly. COVID-19 entry restrictions and public health measures remain in place (See

  • China

    27 Apr 2021

    Direct flights between China and Australia are limited. You may be permitted to enter China with a valid Chinese residence permit. If despite our advice you travel to China, you

  • Bhutan

    23 Apr 2021

    Some COVID-19 protocols and restrictions are in place in Bhutan. You should maintain social distancing, wear a mask, maintain hand hygiene and follow the advice of local authorities. For emergency health services call 112.

  • Yemen

    16 Apr 2021


  • Armenia

    1 Apr 2021

    You can enter Armenia with a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken no more than three days before your arrival. If you arrive without a test result, you

  • Macau

    31 Mar 2021

    Non-Macau residents may enter Macau provided they hold a valid visa and have not travelled outside mainland China in the 21 days prior to their intended arrival in Macau. If you intend to travel to Macau, read the Smartraveller advice for China. All arrivals into Macau will need to provide a valid negative COVID-19 test (nucleic acid test) and may be required to undergo medical screening or medical observation at a designated venue. Restrictions may change at short notice. Additional entry restrictions and medical screenings may apply if you

  • South Sudan

    29 Mar 2021

    COVID-19 is widespread in South Sudan. If you

  • Laos

    26 Mar 2021

    Foreigners are currently not allowed to enter Laos, except in very limited circumstances. To enter, you

  • Mauritania

    19 Mar 2021

    Restrictions are in place for travel to Mauritania, including a requirement to present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken no more than five days before travel. You

  • Gabon

    10 Mar 2021

    Gabon has partially reopened its borders, allowing a limited number of flights each week. It

  • Senegal

    9 Mar 2021

    Protests and rioting are taking place in Dakar. Remain vigilant and avoid large gatherings and demonstrations (see

  • Côte d

    22 Feb 2021

    International commercial flights to Côte d’Ivoire have resumed. All land and sea borders remain closed to regular commercial passenger travel. You

  • Burkina Faso

    22 Feb 2021

    COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Limited international commercial flights to Burkina Faso have resumed. All land borders remain closed to regular commercial passenger travel. You

  • Liberia

    22 Feb 2021

    International commercial flights to Liberia have resumed. All land borders remain closed. Ports have reopened. You must complete a Health Screening Arrival Form before you arrive. On arrival you

  • Guyana

    19 Feb 2021

    Airlines have restarted limited regular commercial flights to and from Guyana. You must present results of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken up to seven days before arrival. If your test is taken within 72 hours before arrival, you

  • Central African Republic

    25 Jan 2021

    A nationwide State of Emergency is in force. The Central African Republic

  • Panama

    8 Dec 2020


  • The Bahamas

    3 Dec 2020

    International flights are operating into and out of the Bahamas, but flight availability remains restricted. There are special requirements for entry to The Bahamas including applying for a health visa prior to arrival (see Travel).

  • Cuba

    24 Nov 2020

    Cuba has reopened its international airports with strict COVID-19 measures. See Travel for details. Strict hygiene regulations are in place at tourist resorts, restaurants and shopping venues. Follow the advice of local authorities.

  • Djibouti

    18 Nov 2020

    Djibouti has implemented measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you

  • Costa Rica

    2 Nov 2020

    If you travel directly by air to Costa Rica you

  • Honduras

    19 Oct 2020

    Commercial international flights to and from Honduras have resumed. Land borders re-opened on 19 October from 6am to 6pm. You need to complete an online checklist and present a hard copy negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken 72 hours before travel to enter Honduras. You must wear a face mask while outside and maintain social distancing. You also need to complete a checklist online before departure.

  • Dominican Republic

    6 Oct 2020

    To enter the Dominican Republic, you

  • Benin

    6 Oct 2020

    Visas to enter Benin are restricted. You

  • Nicaragua

    6 Oct 2020

    Commercial flights out of Nicaragua have resumed. Where flights do become available, book directly with the airline. If you plan to enter Nicaragua, you must present a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) taken within 72 hours of entry or 96 hours before entry if you

  • El Salvador

    22 Sep 2020

    The international airport in San Salvador has reopened for regular commercial flights. You

  • The Gambia

    23 Jul 2020

    The Gambia has closed all air, sea and land borders. There are currently no commercial flights operating. There

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