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do u guys think it's still realistic to make a holiday trip to new zealand at year end (2020)?

wondering if wanna make a booking...

International travel still tight. If you plan on a travel, the compulsory SHN would still be there for the time being. Unless you have lots of leaves to bite the SHN, its really better to wait till mid 2021 imo.
 

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do u guys think it's still realistic to make a holiday trip to new zealand at year end (2020)?

wondering if wanna make a booking...

Not possible. Thats why I dun understand why OYK make this unilateral move and confuse people. In facebook and forum, i see more threads/articles on NZ travel, such as Anywhr. Thats not true. You cant go in.

NZ currently doesnt permit leisure travel. In fact, NZ delay a recently propose green lane with Australia to after election, which itself is delay. That green lane will properly last few months if not years bf they consider expanding to leisure travel from other countries.

Im still waiting for SQ policy to cover my Dec trip. Once covered, i will immediately submit refund application.
 

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Not possible. Thats why I dun understand why OYK make this unilateral move and confuse people. In facebook and forum, i see more threads/articles on NZ travel, such as Anywhr. Thats not true. You cant go in.

NZ currently doesnt permit leisure travel. In fact, NZ delay a recently propose green lane with Australia to after election, which itself is delay. That green lane will properly last few months if not years bf they consider expanding to leisure travel from other countries.

Im still waiting for SQ policy to cover my Dec trip. Once covered, i will immediately submit refund application.

I think they do that hoping the other half will reciprocate
 

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I think they do that hoping the other half will reciprocate

Unlikely as NZ make it clear green lane with Australia and surrounding Pacific nations only. Even this decision been push back.

I dont see us (leisure travellers, tourists) able to go in anytime soon. Definitely not this year and close to no possibility next year.
 

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Unlikely as NZ make it clear green lane with Australia and surrounding Pacific nations only. Even this decision been push back.

I dont see us (leisure travellers, tourists) able to go in anytime soon. Definitely not this year and close to no possibility next year.
Ya they hope ma
 

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International travel still tight. If you plan on a travel, the compulsory SHN would still be there for the time being. Unless you have lots of leaves to bite the SHN, its really better to wait till mid 2021 imo.

Not possible. Thats why I dun understand why OYK make this unilateral move and confuse people. In facebook and forum, i see more threads/articles on NZ travel, such as Anywhr. Thats not true. You cant go in.

NZ currently doesnt permit leisure travel. In fact, NZ delay a recently propose green lane with Australia to after election, which itself is delay. That green lane will properly last few months if not years bf they consider expanding to leisure travel from other countries.

Im still waiting for SQ policy to cover my Dec trip. Once covered, i will immediately submit refund application.

sigh... really sad that can't travel this year to 'recharge'. stuck in SG will just induce more work-mindset and can't shake off the stress. for me it's hard to travel mid-year so have to wait till end 2021 then...
 

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Yearly I will have a family trip but this year due to Covid...suddenly nothing to look forward to like very "empty" type of feeling...
 

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Not possible. Thats why I dun understand why OYK make this unilateral move and confuse people. In facebook and forum, i see more threads/articles on NZ travel, such as Anywhr. Thats not true. You cant go in.

NZ currently doesnt permit leisure travel. In fact, NZ delay a recently propose green lane with Australia to after election, which itself is delay. That green lane will properly last few months if not years bf they consider expanding to leisure travel from other countries.

Im still waiting for SQ policy to cover my Dec trip. Once covered, i will immediately submit refund application.

I can’t believe I post this two years ago and had to cancel my trip back then. Luckily manage to receive full refund.

With NZ opening up from May (to SG) and to the rest of the world by Oct, anyone looking forward to visit NZ?

After 2 years, I need to replan new itinerary.
Thinking of either this Dec or next year June.

Unlike other countries like SG so crowded, I believe NZ is a good country to visit.
 

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I can’t believe I post this two years ago and had to cancel my trip back then. Luckily manage to receive full refund.

With NZ opening up from May (to SG) and to the rest of the world by Oct, anyone looking forward to visit NZ?

After 2 years, I need to replan new itinerary.
Thinking of either this Dec or next year June.

Unlike other countries like SG so crowded, I believe NZ is a good country to visit.
Good that you've managed to get back your money.

I'm also planning a year-end, prob 2nd half of Dec.
 

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I can’t believe I post this two years ago and had to cancel my trip back then. Luckily manage to receive full refund.

With NZ opening up from May (to SG) and to the rest of the world by Oct, anyone looking forward to visit NZ?

After 2 years, I need to replan new itinerary.
Thinking of either this Dec or next year June.

Unlike other countries like SG so crowded, I believe NZ is a good country to visit.
I read your posts. Under what circumstances will SQ grant full refund?
 

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I read your posts. Under what circumstances will SQ grant full refund?

You mean 2 years ago? SQ refund me becos of covid.
Now SQ promo allow complimentary rebooking till end of month and one time change within a year.
However, do take note its not best price guarantee program, so if you manage to find a better deal, its very hard if not impossible to get a refund
 
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