July 2021: fresh travel update for Asia Pacific // List of countries open for tourism now // Flight hacking: hand-picked deals // How to travel hassle-free now // New airline policies and visa regulations // Latest travel videos

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Weekly roundup

1)  Singapore plans to start quarantine-free travel in September. The city-state expects to have fully vaccinated 80% of its population by then.

2)  Thousands of foreigners are leaving Indonesia: “We aren’t afraid to be here because of COVID-19. We’re afraid of what officials will do to us”.

3)  Australia’s worst routes for covid flight cancellations revealed.

4)  Worried about traveling with unvaccinated kids? This is how to manage the risks.

5)  The US to maintain existing travel restrictions due to rising delta cases.

6)  Bali and Phuket are among cheap places to travel on $100 a day or less.

7)  [Video] Where to go when the borders reopen? 10 Beautiful and cheapest places to travel in Asia.

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8)  Qantas launches its biggest frequent flyer points promotion ever.

9)  Cannabis vacations? Marijuana travel is here and this new Cannabis friendly hotel is leading the way.

10)  How to be a better hotel guest, according to people who work at hotels.

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Nepal travel update

Nepal is gradually opening for international tourism. Certain trekking routes have been opened, and some trekking and mountaineering permits issuances have been resumed. Foreign tourists are permitted to enter Nepal if they bring a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination, and agree to hotel quarantine.

International flights gradually resume, starting with flights to Kathmandu from China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, South Korea, and Oman.

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Flight hacks

This is where pure flight hacking takes place! Sudden price drops, so-called ‘mistake fares’, or limited promotions from the airlines – our team scans the web, so you can fly cheaper. Expect 40%-80% savings on every flight deal we publish.


Bali DPS →  Praya, Lombok LOP

Oct 2021, Citilink
Regular price: ~$58



Sydney SYD →  Melbourne MEL

Aug 2021, Jetstar
Regular price: ~$95



Kuala Lumpur KUL →  Medan KNO

Sept 2021, AirAsia
Regular price: ~$110



Hyderabad HYD →  Colombo CMB

Oct 2021, Spicejet
Regular price: ~$210



Goa, India GOI →  Dubai DXB

Sept 2021, Spicejet
Regular price: ~$305



Abu Dhabi AUH →  Phuket HKT

Nov 2021, Etihad
Regular price: ~$552



Dubai DXB →  Jakarta CGK

Nov 2021, Royal Brunei
Regular price: ~$690


RoundtripBusiness Class

Cairns CNS →  Brisbane BNE

Oct 2021, Virgin Australia
Regular price: ~$820


RoundtripBusiness Class

Chengdu CTU →  Taipei City  TPE

Sept 2021, China Southern
Regular price: ~$880


RoundtripBusiness Class

Melbourne MEL →  Wellington WLG

Feb 2022, Qantas + Emirates
Regular price: ~$912


Please note: most deals are time-sensitive and don't last long. If you can't find the price shown above, play around with different date combinations (several days before or after the original deal) - similar low prices may still be available.


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Etihad→ Up to 5,000 miles and up to $400 when you apply for Etihad Credit. Details

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