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Guernsey

  • Arrivals from the Common Travel Area (CTA) aged 12 and over will need to purchase a pack of Lateral Flow Tests (£25) on arrival and complete the course of tests over 10 days
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals from outside of the CTA (including transits through the UK) will be required to complete a PCR test on arrival and isolate until you received a negative result 
  • Arrivals from outside of the CTA aged 12 or over (including transits through the UK) who are not fully vaccinated will need to complete a PCR test on arrival and on Day 8, and isolate until you receive a negative result from the Day 8 test
  • Guernsey will mirror countries on the UK's red list

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

See gov.gg for more information.


JERSEY 

  • No testing or self-isolation requirements for fully vaccinated arrivals with a 10-day travel history which is within the Common Travel Area (CTA)
  • Arrivals, regardless of vaccination status, with a travel history that includes countries outside of the CTA within the last 10 days will require a PCR test and will need to isolate until negative test result
  • Arriving passengers that are not fully vaccinated* regardless of travel history will require a free PCR test on arrival - and isolate until negative test result
  • Children aged 10 or under do not need to complete a travel form, undergo testing or isolation
  • Children aged 11 or over need to complete a travel form

Everyone travelling to Jersey, aged 11 or over, is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.

*Temporary measures from 4 January 2022
  • To be considered 'fully vaccinated' arriving adults will need to have had 3 vaccine doses (two initial doses + booster) at least two weeks prior to arrival
  • Children aged 11 or over are ‘fully vaccinated’ with two initial vaccine doses at least two weeks prior to arrival.
  • Evidence of previous Covid infection no longer accepted to avoid PCR test on arrival if required 
  • Masks will become mandatory in indoor public places

See gov.je for more information

Blue Islands ATR

Blue Islands consults business travellers on inter-island schedule timings

Blue Islands has today launched its inter-island schedule timing consultation survey, initially aimed at business travellers, to gain a consensus view on if/how flight timings could be adjusted to best meet the needs of the inter-island market.

In March, Blue Islands announced it would deploy a larger aircraft on the inter-island route to provide more seats than ever before at the times when people have historically chosen to travel and that a consultation process would follow to refine the schedule offered.

Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO said

Blue Islands is committed to the inter-island route and wish to see the market grow and thrive as much as any other stakeholder. This consultation provides an opportunity for business travellers to express their preference between a range of operationally feasible schedule options and we are committed to time the flights we operate to reflect the consensus view. We hope this consultation will help to ensure the Blue Islands product is aligned with market requirements to the fullest extent possible, whilst maintaining long term financial sustainability.

The survey has been shared with the Institute of Directors and Chamber of Commerce organisations and their members in Guernsey and Jersey. The survey can be completed by visiting www.blueislands.com/survey - closing date is Friday 26 May 2017.

Jersey's Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture, Senator Lyndon Farnham said

Travel between the islands is vital for business and social purposes. I welcome Blue Islands' consultation and would encourage all interested parties to engage.

Mr Veron added

Naturally we understand the significant role inter-island travel plays in leisure travel, including sport. As such we are engaging separately with the relevant sporting bodies in Guernsey and Jersey. Through better co-ordination, we believe it is possible to achieve planned fixture weekends that generate the required passenger numbers in both directions to make extra capacity, additional services or even dedicated charter flights viable and feasible for all concerned.

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