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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.

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With more castles per acre anywhere else in the UK it’s no surprise that Aberdeenshire is known as 'Scotland's Castle Country.'  Discover some of the best known and most breathtaking castles in Scotland...

 

Craigievar Castle

Nestled under an hour east of Aberdeen is one of Scotland's most iconic and adored castles, Craigievar. Step straight into a real life Disney scene with this pink, turreted fairytale castle which is believed to have inspired Walt Disney. Visitors can also explore the beautiful surrounding grounds and trails.

Dunnottar Castle

Venture south from Aberdeen to Stonehaven and you'll come across the dramatic ruins of Dunnottar Castle, a medieval fortress perched atop a rocky headland. Featured in Franco Zeffirelli's 1991 film Hamlet, it was famously battled over by Wallace and Cromwell. From the ramparts you may even spot puffins or dolphins if you’re in luck.

Crathes Castle

There’s so much to explore at this picture-perfect fairytale castle complete with turrets and gargoyles. Take in the setting amid spectacular grounds with beautiful woodland trails, lush gardens, ancient yew hedges and a treetop adventure park. And once inside, climb the spiral stairs and discover famous 16th Century painted ceilings, but watch out for the resident ghost, Green Lady.

Castle Fraser

Just west of Aberdeen, near Sauchen, lies Castle Fraser, one of the most magnificent castles of Mar. Discover an evocative Great Hall, elegant paintings and furniture, a tranquil enclosed garden, reaching woodland walkways and more at this monumental fortification. Rest up at the tearoom for a homebaked cake before finding the perfect souvenir to take home.

Tolquhon Castle

Half an hour outside of Aberdeen lies one of the Grampian’s most picturesque castles. This late 16th century ruinous courtyard fortification is home to one of Scotland's finest Jacobean 'Glorious Tombs', a large tower, outstanding stone carvings and more. Don’t forget to look for the secret hiding place where the family treasures were kept!

Drum Castle

Drum Castle is a grand Jacobean mansion house with an imposing 13th century tower, lavishly furnished rooms and beautiful paintings. The gounds are equally impressive with enchanting woodland trails and a stunning walled rose garden. Reach Drum Castle in around half an hour from Aberdeen.

Fyvie Castle

Under an hour north of Aberdeen discover an exceptional example of Scottish baronial architecture. From basic beginnings in the 13th century, Fyvie Castle evolved over the ages to its grand present day form. Marvel at the huge sweeping staircase and explore the treasures on display featuring an outstanding collection of arms, armour and artwork. Don’t forget to take a walk around the nearby loch.

Dunnottar Castle

Dunnottar Castle

Craigievar Castle

Craigievar Castle

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