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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.

More information

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 travel classifications.  LEARN MORE >>

Blue Islands Charlities

Charities to take to the sky with Blue Islands

Blue Islands will be raising money and increasing the profile of six Channel Island charities over the coming three months, with their logos placed onto the side of one of its aircraft and passengers asked to donate across the 1,000 flights it operates every month.

Autism Guernsey and Autism Jersey will be the first two charities the airline supports.

Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO said the plan was to make them as much money as possible and raise the profile of the charities.

We are thrilled to be partnering with Autism Guernsey and Autism Jersey, who do such great work in the islands. We want to raise funds to allow the charities to further their projects, which make such a significant difference in their communities. We chose the inter-island aircraft to sport the logos, as it operates 10 flights per day and will further raise the profile of both charities.

That’s the plan for October. For November we are asking our 100-strong team across Guernsey and Jersey which charities they would like to support, one from each island. In December, we’re turning the voting over to the public, with a poll due to take place on Facebook to nominate two children’s charities which we can support in the run up to Christmas.

Blue Islands is 100% locally owned and operated, which is why we support Guernsey and Jersey based charities as often as we can. We are really excited to finish 2017 with this initiative.

Julia Watts, Autism Guernsey Services Manager, said:

Having support from a prestigious company such as Blue Islands is a great boost in our fundraising efforts and will help raise awareness of autism and our charity. We could not be more grateful to Blue Islands for their extremely generous offer of advertising Autism Guernsey on the side of their plane during October and the airline’s passengers for their donations.

Autism Guernsey does not receive any statutory funding, we are constantly looking for funding in order to remain sustainable and meet the needs of the autism community. We rely completely on charitable grants, donations and fundraising to continue to provide our 1:1 Outreach Service to adults, or run the much-needed clubs for those with autism.

Paul Sullivan, Autism Jersey Chief Operations Officer, said:

We are delighted to have been chosen alongside Autism Guernsey to be part of this exciting initiative with Blue Islands. We are really excited to have our logo on a plane and to have our name associated with two fantastic organisations. We also welcome the opportunity to work together for the benefit of Channel Islanders, and we hope the travelling public will be supportive of their local airline.

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