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  • 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 for more information.


  • 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 for more information

Flights to Manchester from Southampton

Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, shopping, history, football or just good fun, there are many reasons to visit Manchester. Absorb yourself in gothic architecture, book a Matchday VIP Experience, take in fine art, discover history, old and new, shop until you drop or even learn to ski…

Choose a cheap flight from Southampton to Manchester - the Gateway to the North. Manchester has it all but it's easy to expand your visit with a trip to the beautiful countryside, including the Lake District and cosmopolitan cities such as Chester, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle and York.


2 x 23kg hold luggage

Advance seat selection

Get home early**

Ticket flexibility***

Missed flight protection^

Manchester Fact Finder

Where is Manchester?

Situated in North West England, 190 miles from London and close to Liverpool.

What is Manchester famous for?

Football clubs such as Manchester United FC and Manchester City, TV's Coronation Street, and music are some of the things Manchester is famous for.

How to get around Manchester

Buses, coaches, trains and an excellent motorway network all serve Manchester Airport, in the city, there are trams also.

Places of interest in Manchester

Old Trafford, Jewellery Quarter, Salford Quays dockyards and Deansgate are some of the places to visit in Manchester.

What's close to Manchester?

Liverpool, the Lake District, the Pennines and North Wales are all near Manchester.

**Subject to availability, we can only change your booking at the airport. ***Fare difference may apply
^Subject to availability, we can only change your booking at the airport, Blue Islands is not liable for any additional costs incurred.


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