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 Friday 20 November, all passengers arriving into Jersey from Green, Amber and Red regions of the UK will require triple PCR tests on Days 0, 5 and 10:
The three-band system also applies to countries and regions outside of the UK. An updated list by region can be found here: countries and regions are risk assessed.
Passengers are required to disclose their travel history for the 14 days prior to arrival in Jersey, including country of departure, and any other countries or regions visited or will have visited in this 14-day period.
Everyone planning to travel to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.
If you have any questions you can call the Blue Islands Customer Care team on:
01234 589 200
The States of Guernsey has issued new travel restrictions, if you are planning to travel to the island on or after 14 January 2021, your journey must be for essential reasons. This means you need to apply for an Essential Travel Permit which you can do by going to https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/essential-travel. Without this permit you may be denied entry, and may be prosecuted and fined up to £10,000.
General advice for travel to Guernsey can be found here www.gov.gg/coronavirus, alternatively, please call the States of Guernsey Covid non-clinical helpline on 01481 717118.
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.
5 reasons to fly to Southampton by the end of 2017
Southampton is a wonderful gateway to the South of England and beyond, while the city is rammed packed full of exciting, fun and interesting things to do.
Here are our top five picks of what to get up to for the rest of 2017 when you fly to Southampton...
This is the gold standard of boat shows, and this 10-day event is the biggest festival of boating this year. It’s not all about buying boats though, far from it. It’s a place for entertainment, with two music stages. It’s a place for the kids – with CBeebies presenter Gemma Hunt from the programme Swashbuckle will be heading along. There will also be ‘bumper boats’, just like bumper cars except way, way cooler. It’s also a place for history, with an old United States Navy patrol boat, which used to have the River Rhine as its beat during the Cold War, on display.
To round off the summer, why not head to that most British of games – cricket. England take on the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl for a potentially series-deciding Royal London One Day International on 29th September. Plus it’s England’s final home-soil match of the year, and seeing as it could well be a nail biter, if you’ve not seen a match this year, this would be the one to go for. There’s even a Hilton hotel attached.
Once at the airport, it’s really easy to get to the ground thanks to the transport options being put on for the day, including a free shuttle from Southampton Airport Parkway – bus services will begin at 10:00 and run continuously until 13:30 when they will run every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour. Bus services will run continuously once the game has finished.
If you’ve been to Southampton, the chances are you’ve visited Westquay shopping centre. Well, it might be time to visit again. Late last year the centre opened the doors on its huge new £85m. extension – which includes 20 restaurants, a bowling alley and a 10-screen cinema.
But that’s not all, because hurling that sort of money at something doesn’t mean you get regular run of the mill stuff, nope. Because this cinema is being hailed as ‘game changer’, and is the first in the UK to have laser-projection. Which means the images are even sharper, and with Dolby Atmos as standard in every screen, you’ll be truly immersed in the action from start to finish. One of the screens is also a wall-to-wall Xplus - which sounds jolly awesome - but basically means the screen is truly, properly massive. Some seats recline electrically and there’s a brilliant bar for you to grab drinks from as well. This cinema is guaranteed to make your favourite movie even greater.
Afterwards, before (or even during if you’ve picked a dud of a movie), you could head to the Hollywood Bowl. Yes let the good times roll at this brand new multi-million pound bowling venue which adds a huge element of fun to a game already packed full of it. Whether you’re there with friends, for a birthday party or simply to see if you’re any good, it’s a great time for all. Book the VIP lanes for colourful pins, pool-style bowling balls and table service to take the experience to the next level.
A traditional German Christmas market is such a huge amount of fun it just had to make it onto the list. In fact, Southampton take it to the next level, calling it a Christmas Festival, which runs from the middle of November until 23rd December. Featuring a twice-daily ‘flying Santa’ at a height of 35 metres, before the main man dishes out a small present to each child, there are Christmas goodies galore at this local institution. Featuring a German beer hall, hot chocolate, mulled wine and a hog roast to name but a few, you’ll also be able to find some presents. Wooden toys, scented candles, clothes, vintage jewellery are just a few of the items on offer. There’s also Santa Claus village, a giant advent calendar, and free festive goodwill for all.
There's nothing better than watching the beautiful game live, and not on TV, actually live and soaking up the incredible atmosphere and enjoying the terrace humour. With Southampton and Bournemouth football clubs both in easy reach from Southampton Airport if you're looking for a fix of top-flight football, then head to St Mary's to cheer on the Saints or catch a train to Bournemouth and watch the Cherries at the Vitality Stadium.
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