Update September 17, 2022: "Folks, making things ready for Banaba T33T. We can take 2 operators willing to have some fun from Fiji and Banaba. Borders are fully open. No need for Covid tests anymore. Send message to 3Z9DX if you have any questions."
Update June 12, 2022: "Next step T33T Banaba before we go down to South Africa by end of the year to start second attempt for Bouvet. We are working closely with Kiribati government to get special permit to enter the country as they are still closed for non-citizens."
Update November 8, 2021: The following was reported on the Rebel DX Group's FaceBook page: "We are working on some 2022 Expedition schedules. The T22T Tuvalu and T33T Banaba licenses will be renewed it any day from now. Expeditions should take place around April 2022. Some amazing CW guys willing to join the team of 4 or 5 operators? More updates soon."
Update May 8: "Unfortunately, our plans regarding activating Banaba Island and Tuvalu has been affected by the current COVID-19 situation just like in case of many other DXpeditions around the world", the Rebel DX Group posted to Facebook on 4 May. "We're forced to postpone the DXpedition, but it's not cancelled".