Common Travel Area: Guernsey & Jersey are within the Common Travel. You do not need to complete the UK Government Travel Declaration Form for travel to the islands.
In accordance with the latest advice from the States of Guernsey and Government of Jersey if you are flying to Guernsey or Jersey, please read the following pre-departure information.
From 28 May 2021
England, Scotland and Wales are classified as Green and Northern Ireland as Amber.
Fully vaccinated passengers arriving from a Green or Amber country do not need to isolate, however will be required to take a Day 0 PCR test.
For passengers who have not been fully vaccinated, the following requirements apply when arriving in Jersey:
Red, Amber and Green will restart for the rest of the world and will follow UK classifications.
Before 28 May 2021
Regions within the UK and Crown Dependencies are currently categorised into Green, Amber and Red bands with different testing and isolation requirements when arriving in Jersey.
Pre-departure negative Covid test
*For arrivals from Green regions, it is possible to replace the need for a Day 0 test on arrival in Jersey and the need to isolate with evidence of a negative pre-departure PCR Covid test, this will need to be pre-approved prior to arrival in Jersey, more information is available here.
Everyone travelling to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure, which will include a declaration of your travel history for the 14 days prior to arrival in Jersey.
General advice for travelling to Jersey can be found here.
From 1 July
Guernsey's borders are planned to re-open without regional classification.
From 14 May
Regions will be classified as Category 2, 3 or 4 which will determine testing and isolation requirements when arriving in Guernsey.
From 23 April
Regions will be classified as Category 3 or 4, or a 'Business Tunnel' which will determine testing and isolation requirements when arriving in Guernsey.
Everyone travelling to Guernsey is required to complete a travel tracker prior to arrival in Guernsey:
General advice for travel to Guernsey can be found here, alternatively, please call the States of Guernsey Covid non-clinical helpline on 01481 717118.
If you have any questions you can call the Blue Islands Customer Care team on:
01234 589 200 (Mon-Fri: 09.00-16.00) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our great value flights are now available to book until May 2022.
Our flexible promise
For peace of mind, our flexible promise ensures you can change your flight without a change fee or choose a voucher should you be affected by a new change to regional travel classifications.
The continued safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is always our highest priority which is why we have implemented enhanced wellbeing measures which includes all customers aged 11 and above wearing face masks.
There is an exemption to the requirement for a face covering for customers with medical grounds, such as respiratory difficulties. If you meet the exemption requirements, you may be asked to present supporting government documentation
This is one element of a series of enhanced wellbeing measures we have implemented which include:
We look forward to welcoming you on board.
Blue Islands celebrates 10th birthday
Blue Islands celebrates its 10th birthday this year, as we mark a decade of operating flights between the Channel Islands and to the UK from our bases in Guernsey and Jersey, since launch in February 2006.
Rob Veron, Blue Islands' Managing Director said
Since Blue Islands started flying in 2006 we have carried over 2 million passengers. In 2006, we carried 63,500 passengers per year, this year we forecast to fly a total of 380,000 passengers - that's a staggering increase of 500%! Of course we've invested in a larger fleet, our routes and employees, enabling a 300% capacity increase; from 132,000 seats in 2006 to 520,000 this year.
These numbers demonstrate how far we have come in 10 years, and should the proposed Flybe franchise proceed it would mark another milestone in the development of Blue Islands. We are proud to be a locally owned airline and are totally committed to serving the Channel Islands. This growth has significantly contributed to the Channel Islands economy, directly through the taxes and charges paid and indirectly supporting a wide range of sectors through the supply chain from flight support to hospitality and not forgetting the employment opportunities this generates, a true economic enabler; of our own independent means.
Blue Islands started initially in 1999 under the name of Le Cocq's Airlink, supplying perishable goods to Alderney from Bournemouth, with scheduled passenger services introduced on the route in 2002. The company was branded Rockhopper in 2003, before becoming Blue Islands in 2006, and coincided with the delivery of its JetStream aircraft. 2009 saw the airline's first ATR aircraft, which was at the cornerstone of the new management team's strategic plan in 2011 to migrate to an all ATR fleet, subsequently achieved in 2014. Blue Islands branding could be replaced by Flybe livery from May this year, if the agreement with Flybe goes ahead to become a franchise partner.
Mr Veron added
We would like to sincerely thank all of our customers for their support over the last 10 years and we look forward to welcoming customers, old and new, onboard soon.
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