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 email@example.com
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.
Five amazing ideas for family fun in the south coast this spring
With a huge choice of flights to Southampton from Guernsey and Jersey, Hampshire is easy to get to and full of family fun, from theme parks and zoos to stunning nature and historic cities – here’s five of our highlights for this spring…
Starting in Hampshire. Simply take a Blue Islands service over to Southampton and then South West England is your uncle. Not literally. Anyway, let’s start at the TripAdvisor voted number one amusement park in the UK – Paulton’s Park. Open two new attractions during 2018, this firm family favourite is well worth visiting either for the first time, or again. The ever-popular Peppa Pig world will, from May, have two new rides within it. The Queen’s Flying Coach ride allows families to take a tour on individual carriages high(ish) on a monorail around the new extension to the park. Or, people can take to the water on Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club, where they can cruise on around Peppa Pig World and discover Pirate Island.
If you’ve no kids in tow but want to indulge your inner child, and, well like BBC Top Gear, then here’s just the place. In fact, if you do like the TV show this is the best place on earth for you. The Beaulieu World of Top Gear features vehicles and the remains of vehicles from some of the iconic show’s top stunts. Recently refreshed to include cars from the most recent episodes, you’ll have the chance to see the Double Decker racing cars, scooters from the epic Vietnam trip and a double helping of rocket powered fun in the form of the Ski Jumping Mini and ill-fated Robin Reliant Space Shuttle. This really is to name but a few, so get yourself a ticket and head on down – I mean, how hard can that be?
Right, time for some energy and a truly legal high over at Oxygen Free Jumping in Southampton. Home to 150 interconnecting trampolines you’ll be flying through the air like superman in no time. And with its big, foam pit for a landing, there’s no chance of injury – but if you leave your phone in your pocket, high chance of loss. This really is a world class facility, burning off energy has never been this much fun.
For something more leisurely, how’s about a trip to Marwell Zoo, which will soon open an £8m. extension. The 140 acre park contains a train, five adventure playgrounds and literally hundreds of animals including snow leopards (although that could be tough to tell at this time of year), giraffes, penguins, tigers, cheethas, hippos and rhinos. Although that’s all jolly exciting, it’s not top-of-the-bill this year. What is though, is this: the £7.8m. Tropical House. The zoo’s biggest ever development, this two-level state-of-the-art building contains a cascading waterfall and rainforest with animals including a two-toed sloth, Java chevrotain, crocodile monitor lizard, and pygmy marmosets getting the five-star treatment on their own private island. The size of two football pitches, the roof allows UV through to give plants within a chance to thrive. Some 1,000 species of fish will now call the aquarium home – so, get counting.
And finally what has double apexes, 375 metres of multi-level track and gives you the chance to stand at the top of a podium – Supersonic Southampton. Okay, that’s not what it’s actually called – but it’s what it’s known as. What it’s actually called is Teamsport Southampton, and what it allows you to do is channel that inner F1 star to such a degree you’ll consider quitting your job, it’s fun for all the family, for work, stag or hen parties as well. Book your ticket and look forward to – legally – taking a corner sideways.
There we have it, five things to do once sunshine becomes a permanent feature and the temperature creeps into double figures.
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