Families reunite as Australia-New Zealand 'travel bubble' begins

Airports get busy as Australia-New Zealand quarantine-free travel begins

19/4/2021 4:30:00 AM

Airports get busy as Australia-New Zealand quarantine-free travel begins

SYDNEY -Hundreds of passengers from Australia began arriving in New Zealand airports on Monday after authorities reopened borders, a pandemic milestone that allows quarantine-free travel between the countries for the first time in over a year.

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