Have you been wondering on the current situation on the flights to India from Australia during the pandemic ?
We’ve got you covered. Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) , Once you’ll go through , we’re sure almost all your doubts will be cleared. If you still need any assistance or have any questions, feel free to reach out to our professional travel consultants on 02 8964 4221 , alternatively email us at [email protected] and will assist you with the queries.
I am planning an emergency trip to India, are there any flights ?
Yes there are flights almost everyday to all major cities in India, with Emirates, Qatar Airways & Etihad.
Price ranges from AUD 965 to AUD 1135 including tax for a one way ticket, most the days.
How soon do I need to book them ?
As not many people are travelling, can even get the last minute flights, travelling within 24-48 hours.
Who is flying now a days to India ?
Only the ones who has family medical emergency or death in the family, to bring their stranded kids back & the ones on a temporary visa for Australia such as students and tourist visa holders.
What formalities do I need to comply with, before my travel.
Australian Travel Exemption is must, if you’re holding an Australian Passport or a Permanent resident of Australia.
Also, before departure you’ll need to get a RT_PCR negative report ( Not the SMS ) and self-declaration for India using below link :
When should I do my covid test ?
Most the airlines requires the covid test to be within 72 hours from your departure of first flight. Also if on the way to India, if the covid test is beyond 72 hours its fine., its nothing to worry about.
**Tip from Crafters : we always recommend to get the covid test within 48 hours prior to departure.
What documents do I need to travel to India ?
- Australian passport with a validity of at least 6 months is recommended.
- OCI or a valid visa for India ( if applicable )
- Exemption to leave Australia ( if applicable ) https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/leaving-australia
- Covid 19 ( RT-PCR ) negative report ( not SMS )
- Complete the self-declaration on Air Suvidha website using link below : https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration
- All passengers must app on their mobile devices.
Do I need to quarantine upon arrival ?
No, most the airports in India will require to get molecular test or PCR test and if its negative, to undergo home quarantine or self‑monitoring of their health for 14 days or as mandated.
Did you know ? Covid test report can be obtained within couple of hours* when you do it at Sydney Airport, costs approx AU$150
We hope after reading above, now you’re confident and well aware of the requirements.
We look forward to assist you for your next trip to India, during the pandemic.
If you still need any assistance or have any questions, feel free to reach out to our professional travel consultants on 02 8964 4221 , alternatively email us at [email protected] and will assist you with the queries.