International holiday-starved Queenslanders can enjoy quarantine-free trips to Fiji again from 23 January, with Fiji Airways being the only airline announcing the resumption of commercial flights between Brisbane and Fiji for the first time since March 2020.
Fiji Airways has announced it will be the first airline to resume commercial flights from Brisbane to Fiji from Sunday 23 January, with the first flight since March 2020.
From there, the national carrier of Fiji will operate up to five flights per week from Brisbane to Nadi until March 2022, changing to daily flights from April onwards.
“Fiji Airways will be the first, and currently only airline, to recommence commercial flights between Brisbane and Fiji in nearly two years,” explains Fiji Airways Managing Director & CEO Andre Viljoen.
“We are so excited to finally welcome our friends from Queensland back on board our state of the art aircraft and safely transport them to a well-deserved holiday in Fijian paradise.
“The safety of our guests and crew will always be our highest priority. Our entire workforce is fully vaccinated and we have implemented an award-winning Travel Ready programme dedicated to the safety and wellness of our guests and staff.
“We have medically-qualified Customer Wellness Champions onboard every international flight to offer medical guidance and assistance if required.
“We are the only airline in the Australia-Pacific region to offer this service, as well as the only one in the region to achieve a Skytrax 5-Star COVID Safety rating and the highest Hospital Grade “Diamond” certification by APEX Health and Safety,” said Viljoen.
Great luxury Fiji deals to be had
Fiji Airways are also offering deals of up to 70% off Fiji holiday packages through Fijiairways.com.
Five nights per person at the Five Star Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa in February & March start from just AU$999 including return flights from Brisbane with Fiji Airways, 5 nights’ accommodation, breakfast, transfers and more.
Holiday packages at the Shangri-La Fiji Resort start from AU$999 per person including return flights with Fiji Airways, 4 nights’ accommodation, all meals, transfers and more.
Fiji Airways return flight prices start from just AU$549 per person economy class, and AU$1,555 per person business class.
Travel requirements to Fiji
All arriving travellers to Fiji must be fully vaccinated, present evidence of a negative RT-PCR test 48-hours prior to boarding, download the CareFiji App prior to travelling and complete an additional rapid test at their resort in Fiji, 24-hours after arrival.
At check-in, travellers must present proof of at least 3 nights minimum prepaid accommodation with a Care Fiji Commitment (CFC) certified hotel or resort, with a CFC certified transfer from the airport.
To ensure a stress-free trip from the offset, Fiji Airways international check-in counters currently open four (4) hours prior to departure and close two (2) hours prior to departure. The new check-in times are designed to minimise delays and allow ample time for increased documentation checks.
For more information and to view the package deals, visit fijiairways.com
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