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Guernsey

  • There are no testing or isolation requirements for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated arrivals from the Common Travel Area (CTA)
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals from outside of the CTA aged 12 or over (including transits through the UK) will need to purchase a pack of Lateral Flow Tests (£25) on arrival and complete the course of tests over 10 days
  • 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 

  • There are no testing or self-isolation requirements if you meet any of the following criteria:
    • Fully vaccinated arrivals*
    • Evidence of approved pre-departure negative test
    • Recently recovered previous positive (RP)
       
  • Non-vaccinated arrivals will require a free PCR test and will need to isolate until negative test result
  • Children aged 10 or under do not need to complete a travel form, undergo testing or isolation

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

*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.

See gov.je for more information

Dutch & Swiss Tourists fly with Blue Islands

2,000 Dutch & Swiss tourists enjoy Channel Islands this summer as successful 2018 Rotterdam and Zurich charter season ends

Saturday 15th September saw the end of a hugely successful summer 2018 charter season which has seen over 2,000 visitors fly from Rotterdam and Zurich to the Channel Islands on charter flights operated by Blue Islands, on behalf of its tour operator partners.

As a locally based airline, Blue Islands is proud to be chosen by two specialist tour operators to operate charter flights to Guernsey and Jersey which are crucial to boosting the visitor economy by promoting the Channel Islands to new visitor markets. It’s been another successful season with more than 2,000 Dutch and Swiss tourists discovering our beautiful Islands and enjoying a positive experience throughout their journey

says Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO.

The Rotterdam route operated for 22 weeks and welcomed 1,285 visitors to Guernsey and Jersey in conjunction with tour operator Sunair, while in conjunction with tour operator Rolf Meier Reisen, 800 visitors flew on flights from Zurich, during the 19-week season.

Mr Veron added,

In addition to Blue Islands operated scheduled services between Guernsey and Jersey and to and from the UK, we are committed to the facilitating the rejuvenation of our tourism industry, being part of the solution by enabling access to the Channel Islands from European markets.

Blue Islands is also playing a key role in supporting travellers following the collapse of SkyWork Airlines. An additional charter ran Saturday, 15th September between Zurich and Jersey and another flight arrived Saturday 22nd September.

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