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Quarantine-free travel

Cook Islands

NZ to Cook Islands

Travel to the Cook Islands is paused.

Travelling back to NZ after moving to Alert Level 4

Cook Islands to NZ

New Zealand travellers in the Cook Islands can travel back to New Zealand. You must meet some conditions.

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Quarantine-Free Travel from all Australian states and territories is suspended from 11:59pm, 23 July 2021 (NZT).

Managed return flights will be made available for eligible travellers from 11.59pm 23 July 2021 until Friday 30 July 2021.

QFT with Australia will be fully suspended from 11.59pm on Friday 30 July 2021, with all eligible returnees required to enter MIQ for 14 days if they arrive after this time.

The suspension will continue for 8 weeks from 30 July and be reviewed towards the end of September.

The New Zealand Government has upgraded its travel advice for everyone in New Zealand to not travel to Australia.

More information is available on, or on 0800 537 726.

People calling from Australia will need to call 09 952 1695 or 04 830 3599.

More information on MIQ is at