Travel Ready

We know navigating travel requirements can be tricky, we’re here to help you get travel ready


Get ready for your trip

Travelling has changed and you need to do a little more planning and preparation before take-off.

Last updated: 3 May 2022


Before you fly

You'll need to ensure you meet all the travel and documentation requirements before you check in.

Qantas vaccination requirements

Passengers travelling to or from Australia on a Qantas aircraft need to be fully vaccinated. Some exceptions apply.

Find out more

Check destination requirements

Ensure you meet the latest entry requirements for each country you’re visiting or connecting through.

Learn more

Vaccination exemptions and medical clearance

If you cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, or require prior positive medical clearance for your pre-departure test.

More on applying for medical clearance


International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates

Before you get to the airport, make sure you have a valid vaccination certificate for international travel.

More on proof of vaccination

Pre-departure COVID-19 testing

If you need a pre-departure COVID-19 test, it’s important to ensure you have the correct documentation from an approved facility. 

More on COVID-19 testing


At the airport and onboard

Find out what to expect in our lounges, at the airport and onboard, including some health and safety measures to be mindful of.

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Inflight, airport and service changes

With the impact of COVID-19, we’ve had to make some changes to our inflight and airport services, lounges and more.

More on temporary service changes

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Your health while flying

The safety and wellbeing of our customers and people is, and always will be, our highest priority. Learn more about our Fly Well program.

More on Fly Well

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Arrive to the airport early

With extra travel requirements, airports might be busier than you’re used to. We recommend you arrive 4 hours ahead of your international flight.


Managing your Qantas flights

We want to provide our customers with as much certainty and flexibility as we can. If your travel plans have been impacted, read on to find out how we can help.

Due to high demand, we’re experiencing some delays in call wait times and the processing of Flight Credits, refunds and other options.

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Booking changes and other options

If we’ve cancelled your flight, or you’d like to change your plans, find out the options available to you.

More on booking changes

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Flexible flight bookings

We know sometimes plans need to change, and that’s why we’ve introduced further flight flexibility on international and trans-Tasman flights.

More on Fly Flexible

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Qantas Flight Credits

Retain the value of booking for future use. Find out about Flight Credits and how they can be used.

 

Bookings with Jetstar, travel agents and other third-parties

If your flights were booked through JetstarOpens external site in a new window, a travel agency or third-party website, you'll need to contact them directly for assistance. 

If you're having difficulties contacting your agent, or your agent has ceased operating, complete this request form.


Additional information

Frequently asked questions

Refer to our frequently asked questions for more help on navigating the new world of travel.

See our FAQs

Qantas Club and lounge access

We’re extending paid Qantas Club memberships and some complimentary lounge invitations.

Lounge access extensions

Qantas Frequent Flyer tier status

If you’re a Frequent Flyer, you may be eligible for an extension to your membership tier status.

Tier status extensions

We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, live and fly. ​
We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.