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GUERNSEY & JERSEY LATEST BORDER UPDATES

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. 

Jersey:

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:

  • Green* - Day 0 + Day 8 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 0 negative test result - expected within an average of 12 hours
  • Amber - Day 0, Day 5 + Day 10 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 5 negative test result
  • Red - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 10 negative test result

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.

  • Green* - Day 0 + Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 0 negative test result - expected within an average of 12 hours
  • Amber - Day 0, Day 5 + Day 10 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 5 negative test result
  • Red - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 10 negative test result

Click here for the latest regional classifications

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.

All arrivals
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.

JERSEY PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

General advice for travelling to Jersey can be found here.


Guernsey:

  • Category 1: Air bridge only, no isolation or testing requirements
  • Category 2: Day 1 + Day 7 PCR test, (if still in Guernsey) Self-isolation until Day 1 negative test result
  • Category 3: Day 1, Day 7 PCR test, Self-isolation until Day 7 negative test result
  • Category 4: Day 1, Day 13 PCR test, Self-isolation until Day 14 

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. 

Click here for the latest regional classifications

All arrivals
Everyone travelling to Guernsey is required to complete a travel tracker prior to arrival in Guernsey:

GUERNSEY TRAVEL TRACKER

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 customercare@blueislands.com 

Border policies subject to change - for the very latest information please follow links to relevant websites for the States of Guernsey and Government of Jersey 

Our great value flights are now available to book until May 2022.

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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.

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Enhanced wellbeing - fly with confidence

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:

  • Microbe Shield surface protection in the cabin
  • Aircraft touch point sanitation procedures
  • Cabin air is continuously replenished with fresh air every 5 - 7 minutes, the cabin may be slightly cooler than normal, therefore you may wish to have a jumper to hand
  • Seat allocation to maximise the distance between passengers in the cabin where possible.
  • Reduced contact points, with the exception of safety cards, all seat-back literature has been removed and there is no inflight service

We look forward to welcoming you on board.

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Bristol

Bristol

At-Bristol

At-Bristol

Family fun in Bristol

If you're going to Bristol this summer or have a trip planned, it’s great to think ahead for some fun ideas to keep the little ones entertained.

Bristol has some fantastic options to keep boredom at bay, so here’s a few suggestions to make memories...

1. Bristol Aquarium

With some 40 naturally themed displays, including seven major areas (one of which is a giant sunken ship replica), you’ll have the chance to learn all about marine life from all corners of the planet. Everything from species found off the UK’s coast to those much further afield, including sharks and stingrays. There's plenty to see and do, along with a themed events taking place throughout the year. Not convinced? Well they’ve also recently taken delivery of a Giant Pacific Octopus – the largest of its kind was measured at 10 metres across.

2. At-Bristol

Here’s one to really get the bragging rights up: At-Bristol. This two floor science centre has literally hundreds of hands on exhibits (create your own Morph-style story board, anyone?) across all its zones. With a focus on making science exciting and accessible to everyone, it’s learning without realising you are, along with discovering new passions and understanding more about the world in which we live. As a little added bonus, it has the UK’s only 3D Planetarium, which has plenty of cool science things going on, but also lets its hair down to play Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, in full, on its 5.1 surround sound system. 

Image credit: © At-Bristol Planetarium Square

3. Laserfusion

For some proper ‘run around and be a kid’ action, head over to Laser Fusion. This is classic laser tag inside a purpose built arena, with castle towers, ramps, mazes and complete with swirling fog, state of the art lighting and sound effects, all making for one heck of a memorable (and exhausting) afternoon. Each game lasts 20 minutes. Suit up!

4. Air Hop

Arguably the best thing to do in Bristol: Air Hop, a place you can literally bounce off the wall. Home to the largest inter-connected series of trampolines on earth (135 in total – including sideways ones on the wall), this is the sort of place where the rules of physics really can be challenged. Huge dodgeball arenas, a gigantic dodgeball arena, and a foam pit all mean you can pull any move you want and walk away. First timers, free-running experts and everyone in between can take part in this gravity defying experience. There are even special “mini-hopper” sessions for under 5’s.

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