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.
Multiple Bags for Free
At Blue Islands we understand travelling to and from university or college can be stressful, especially for new students. That’s why we’re taking that worry away; adding an additional 23kg hold luggage allowance to every trip to and from university.
Students travelling on our Blue Fly fare now receive a 2 x 23kg hold luggage allowance, while students travelling on a Blue Plus fare get a 3 x 23kg allowance. The Blue Plus fare also includes complimentary seat allocation and flexibility, in case plans change.
The additional item of hold luggage will be added at check-in when a valid student ID or offer letter from a university or college is provided.
Commenting on the policy Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO said, “We know students from our islands have a challenging time taking all that they need when travelling to and from university. We are pleased to offer this additional complimentary allowance; The Welcome Difference. This is the most generous student baggage policy in the Channel Islands.”
From 1 September, Blue Islands will be flying from Jersey to Southampton, Bristol, Exeter and Birmingham. Flights to East Midlands (Nottingham, Leicester & Derby) start on 29 September.
Rob concluded “For our students travelling from Guernsey, we plan to restart inter-island and Southampton services from 21 September, subject to travel restrictions. You can also connect with us to a range of final destinations via Jersey. The additional hold luggage allowance will apply throughout. Should travel restrictions remain, Guernsey students are welcome to use the ongoing Business Tunnel flights which will run twice a day on Thursdays to Jersey, again connecting to a vast range of services until normal high frequency services resume, giving you the choice of end destination in the meantime.”
For more information on our student baggage allowances click here.
Students are also encouraged to join our new frequent flyer programme Blue Skies Club to earn points towards a reward flight.
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