Croatia, Greece Updates, Australia and New Zealand Travel Bubble
Latest COVID-19 Travel and Airline News
Great news! Croatia is the latest country that will exempt vaccinated passengers from testing and quarantine! Fully vaccinated passengers from any country will now be able to travel to Croatia without the need to get tested or quarantine upon arrival. Passengers that did not receive a vaccine can still enter the country, however, they still need a negative PCR test. Regardless of vaccination status, passengers from the USA will still have to show proof of a paid accommodation. You can read more here!
The government of Greece finally announced an official date for reopening for the summer season – May 14, 2021. Passengers arriving in Greece will have to show either a vaccination document or a negative PCR test upon arrival. You can read more here!
Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand are officially launching the quarantine-free travel bubble! Australia already allowed passengers from New Zealand to enter the country without the need to quarantine. The government of New Zealand now announced that they will allow Australians to travel to the country without a quarantine starting April 18, 2021. Passengers from Australia will need to board “green zone” flights, which means that there will be no passengers on that flight who have come from anywhere else but Australia in the last 14 days. You can read more here!
Interesting Loyalty Program Promotions
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
Alaska Airlines announced a bonus miles promotion during which members can earn 2,000 bonus miles while flying Alaska and American Airlines. This promotion will be available between May 15 and September 15, 2021. In order to participate in the promotion, members will need to register by April 30, 2021, and fly two flights each on Alaska and American to earn the bonus miles. You can see all the details here!
Air France – KLM Flying Blue
Air France-KLM Flying Blue has launched promotional awards for April. Members can earn up to 50% off the usual number of miles required for travel. This offer will be available for travel through September 30, 2021, and must be booked by April 29, 2021. You can see all the details here!