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Common Travel Area: Guernsey & Jersey are within the Common Travel Area and outside of any UK Government ban on international 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 26 April
Regions are categorised into Green, Amber and Red bands which will determine 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.

Before 26 April
Anyone arriving in Jersey prior to 26 April will require Day 0, Day 5 and Day 10 PCR tests and will be required to isolate until in receipt of a negative Day 10 test.

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:

From 1 July
Guernsey's borders will re-open without regional classification.

From 30 April
Regions will be classified as Categories 1, 2, 3 or 4 which will determine testing and isolation requirements when arriving in 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 0 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 

Click here for the latest regional classifications

Before 30 April
Anyone arriving in Guernsey prior to 30 April will be required to take Day 0, Day 13 PCR tests and self-isolate for 14 Days. 

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 March 2022.

For added peace of mind, our free changes offer has been extended for travel until 5 March 2022 when you book by 8 April 2021 (terms apply).

Book with confidence


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

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intu Trafford Centre

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Jewellery Quarter

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Selfridges - Exchange Square

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Independent shops

Searching for that unique gift, that totally different outfit? Creativity and independence are the lifeblood of Manchester’s shopping scene. So if one-off independents and handmade is more your thing, Manchester's alternative and creative heart, The Northern Quarter, is home to countless vintage stores, record shops, cafés, bars and restaurants and shouldn’t be missed.

intu Trafford Centre Manchester

intu Trafford Centre

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High Street Shopping

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Manchester Arndale

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