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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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From bustling retail outlets to first class events and cuisine to remarkable galleries and architecture, Inverness has all the ingredients for a memorable stay.

 

Food & drink

From fashionable bistros to intimate pubs, the choice is endless for places to eat in Inverness. For a bit of luxury head to the original Rocpool Restaurant with a menu built on top-class Scottish produce and an eye catching view of the river and castle beyond. Or enjoy a casual dining experience at Velocity Café, a trendy hangout with a creative café menu. Or you can always dive into one of the many pubs and enjoy some live traditional Scottish music while you eat!

Shopping

Looking for somewhere to shop? From trendy outfits to handmade gifts, Inverness offers a huge selection of shops to choose from. An absolute must for a spot of retail therapy is the famous Victorian Market or the Eastgate Shopping Centre where you’ll find all your high street favourites.

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

In the heart of the city centre, discover a treasure trove of historical exhibitions and art displays. Immerse yourself in exciting tales of old and learn about the heritage of the Highlands at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. Work your way through rich archaeological history to Highland weapons and bagpipes and even stop off for a bite to eat at the museum café.

Eden Court Theatre & Cinema

From West End shows to Scottish comedy, from contemporary dance to art, from panto to cultural cinema, there’s something for everyone at the biggest entertainment venue in the Highlands. See national and international stars perform in a year round programme, catch the latest blockbuster on the big screen, have a browse in one of the two art galleries or simply enjoy a meal in the restaurant.

River Ness and Ness Island

A great way to see Inverness is the 2 hour circuit walk along the banks of the River Ness starting in the city centre. Along the way, spot resident seals and seabirds, cross footbridges and discover Ness Islands, check out the Inverness War Memorial, see the beautiful flower gardens and marvel at the magnificent Cathedral. And if you’re not all walked out by the end, you can even carry on along the Caledonian Canal or head for the Great Glen Way.

Inverness Botanic Gardens

Escape the city to the sanctuary of Inverness Botanic Gardens. At this free attraction discover stunning formal gardens, beautiful ponds, a tropical house, wild meadows and much more. There’s even a secret garden – enter via an enchanting gate at the rear of the formal gardens and find the perfect little oasis.

River Ness, Inverness

River Ness

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