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NOTIFICATION OF TRAVEL

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 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:

  • Green - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 0 negative test result
  • Amber - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: 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

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.

General advice for travelling to Jersey can be found here.

Everyone planning to travel to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.

JERSEY PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

If you have any questions you can call the Blue Islands Customer Care team on:
01234 589 200

Mon-Fri: 09.00-17.30


Guernsey:

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.


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

#mybi Flight Fund receipeint Tom comes 4th in Under 18s British Surf Championship

Catching a wave with Tom...

As part of the Blue Islands #mybi Flight Fund, we recently flew Guernsey surfer Tom Hook (13) to Jersey to participate in the British Championships at St Ouen’s Bay where, as there were no junior categories, Tom was competing against the best under Under 18 surfers in Britain. Tom took it all in his stride, winning his first heat and coming 2nd in the semi-finals, therefore advancing to the final on the Sunday and eventually placing 4th in the Under 18s British Championships.

Reflecting on making it to the final and finishing 4th, Tom said

I felt very proud to represent the Channel Islands at this prestigious event and enjoyed the challenge of surfing against older and more experienced surfers. I was really happy to have made the final in the Under 18s.

Tom attends Elizabeth College in Guernsey and has been surfing since he was 5 years old. He has surfed in 11 different countries including Japan and the USA for the World Junior Surfing Championships. Tom spends much of the summer holidays in Hossegor, south west France, surfing high performance waves and also competes and trains regularly in Cornwall.

Tom plans to represent the Channel Islands again later in the year at the World Junior Surfing Championships, location yet to be confirmed. He will also be entering the Rip Curl Grom Search events in Newquay and Jersey in September.

#mybi Flight Fund Tom Hook

Tom Hook

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