This week’s announcement clarifies that eligible travelers are limited to New Zealand citizens, holders of New Zealand resident visas, and holders of critical purpose visas can enter New Zealand quarantine-free from Samoa as well as Tokelau. Samoans wishing to travel to New Zealand under a visitors visa are not included in the quarantine-free bubble.
Pre-Departure Requirements for Eligible Passengers
All travellers must comply with pre-departure requirements before they are able to board flights.
• Travellers must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to departure, unless they are New Zealand citizens.
• All travellers must have been in Samoa or Tokelau for the 14 days prior to travel.