7 Aussies tell their stories of being stuck.

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“Their boat has been in Antartica since early March, they have been denied access to all South American ports and are taking a slow 28 day sail to France.

“Who knows what happens after that. They are currently enjoying free food and booze though and are trying to entertain themselves.”

Jenna Cunningham, 34.

“We left Australia (Canberra) to visit my mum for her 60th as a surprise in early March.

“We are so very aware that Australia is advising us to come home soon. Yet our airline is uncontactable. With three sons five and under, I have sat on hold for hours, to not get through.

“Online we attempted to change our flights to find that charges were as high as $27,000 to change our dates to a sooner flight.

“Our airline states online that fees are all waived, but we cannot speak to them to check the correct information. The other charges for flights over the weekend for example…

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